Most Popular Online Games Today

Do you know the latest and most current popular online games?

Do you enjoy watching online videos that are entertaining and fun? The birth of the Internet has introduced online videos and games that have entertained people all over the world.  The reason people engaged in watching online videos and playing video games is that they want to experience and see something new.

But do you know the difference between online games and video games?  Video games require some type of hardware platform that will process the interaction of players while online games are primarily played through the Internet or other available network.  But modern gaming platforms such as PCs and mobile devices can now connect to the Internet and play the various game genres available. Thus, the video game industry has become one of the most lucrative industries globally.

Notable Video Games Online

Here are some of the most popular online video games in 2021.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)

The game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or PUBG is an online game developed by PUBG Corporation and is considered the most popular online game in 2021.  The game has more than 50 million active online players and is continuously increasing.  The reason why this game is so appealing to many is with the excellent game graphics and real-time situations its players experience.  The objective of the game is for players to survive a specific map or mission by eliminating all their enemies.

Fortnite Battle Royale

Do you love playing online games with your friends? This game allows players to play alone, in a duo, or in a squad to scavenge for weapons or items and eliminate the other players. Players are weaponless at the beginning of the game and are airdrop from a vehicle called the Battle Bus across the game’s map. The developer, Epic Games, released Fortnite Battle Royale as a free game that supports microtransactions.

Apex Legends

Apex Legends is an online battle game that requires teamwork and tactics to effectively get rid of opponents. The characters are diverse and their abilities can be easily learned by users although difficult to master.  The game allows the respawn mechanics in which players have a chance to get back to their team as long as one member is alive.

Respawn Entertainment is the developer of the game and Electronic Arts is its publisher.

League of Legends (LOL)

Have you ever played multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games?

The game only allows ten players per game, and they are divided into two teams of five players.  Each player must control a champion character that has unique abilities and different playing styles.  The only way to win the game is by pushing through to the enemy base and destroying a large structure located inside called Nexus.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO)

Valve Corporation has always been the pioneer of the multiplayer first-person shooter of terrorist and counter-terrorist games.  The game Counter-Strike started with players playing on the same Valve server using the Local Area Network or LAN.  However, the company has developed the game into an online video game that allowed users to play together globally.  Also, CSGO has become one of the most popular e-sports in the world.

Gaming Industry

The gaming industry, particularly video and online games, has become one of the most profitable industries in the world.  This is because gaming activities have offered entertainment as well as technological advancement to the screens of many people throughout the world.  Gaming consoles are competing with each other to provide gamers with state-of-the-art graphic and processing powers.  Also, it is said that viewers of e-sports have increased drastically in the current year.

So, do you agree with the list of most popular online games in the year 2021?  Have you played any one of these games?  Did you find these games enjoyable and entertaining?  Indeed, video and online games have allowed people to be entertained while staying at home since the COVID-19 outbreak.  This activity has also allowed gamers to connect through these video and online games.

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