Video games have become an integral part of our society. It provides source of fun and a social form of entertainment which encourages teamwork and cooperation when played online with others. For many people it is hard to imagine a world without video games.

 Now Let’s walk to the 10 most popular video games of all time!!

10. Pac-Man

Pac-Man gets a 10 spot because it’s an ancient arcade game that everyone played at least once when they were young. It was released In May 22, 1980 and was initially released in July 1980. There were 30 million peak monthly US players playing Pac-Man in 1982. It was a pay to play game and was a multi-platform game. Its developer and publisher were Namco.

Pac-Man Game
Pac-Man Game

09. Dota 2

Dota 2 is a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Valve. The game is a sequel to Defense of the Ancients (DotA), which was a community-created mod for Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion pack, The Frozen Throne. It was released in July 9, 2013 and was free to play. There were 13 million peak monthly players in September 2013.

Dota 2
Dota 2

08. World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment. World of Warcraft had 100 million accounts registered in January 2014. It was release in November 23, 2004 and was a subscription/pay to play game. It published by DC Direct, Blizzard Entertainment and was Developed by Blizzard Entertainment.

World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft

07. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a 2020 first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and Raven Software and published by Activision. It was released worldwide on November 13, 2020, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X and S. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War had 4,400,000 as of November 2020. player playing it. It is a pay to play game.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

06. Among Us

Among Us is an online multiplayer social deduction game developed and published by American game studio Inner sloth. It is a cross platform game which was released on IOS and android in June 2018 and was released in window in November 2018. It was released on Nintendo in December 2020. It is planned to release on Xbox series X and S in 2021. There are 500 million people who played the game as of November 2020. It is free to play on Android and IOS but is pay to play on Windows.

Among Us
Among Us

05. Call of Duty Warzone

Call of Duty: Warzone is a free-to-play battle royale video game released on March 10, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. The game is a part of the 2019 title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare but does not require purchase of it. It was developed by Infinity Ward and Raven Software and published by Activision. It had 85 million people playing it in December 2020.

Call of Duty Warzone
Call of Duty Warzone

04. Roblox

Roblox is an online game platform and game creation system that allows users to program games and play games created by other users. Founded by David Baszucki and Erik Cassel in 2004 and released in 2006. Roblox is free-to-play, with in-game purchases available through a virtual currency called Robux. As of August 27, 2006 there were 164 million peak monthly player playing the game.  

Roblox
Roblox

  

03. Fortnite

Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It is available in three distinct game mode versions that otherwise share the same general gameplay and game engine: Fortnite: Save the World, Fortnite Battle Royale and Fortnite Creative. Fortnite Battle Royale and Fortnite Creative are available on all platforms but Fortnite: Save the World is only available on Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It had 350 million registered account as of May 2020. It is free to play however Fortnite Save the world is pay to play.

  

Fortnite
Fortnite

02. Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole. It was released in beta in March 2017 and was fully released in December 2017. It is a multi-platform game it is only free on IOS and Android which makes it a free to play game but it is pay to play on other platforms. It had over 600 million player as of December 2019.

PUBG

01. Minecraft

Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang. It was released as a paid public alpha for personal computers in 2009 before releasing in November 2011. Minecraft has since been ported to several other platforms and is the best-selling video game of all time, with 200 million copies sold and 126 million monthly active users as of 2020. This article summarizes why Minecraft is s popular and why millions of people play it on daily basis?

Minecraft

Playing computer games is a lot of fun; however, it takes lots of effort and time to develop a game. Game development is thrilling because it makes life enjoyable for others when they play. Ever wondered how games are developed? Games are developed in computer programming languages such as games written in C and C++ Programming. However, other programming languages such as Java, Python and JavaScript are also used.

Article Credits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most-played_video_games_by_player_count

https://sportsshow.net/top-10-popular-online-games/

https://gamstat.com/games/

https://www.gamedesigning.org/popular-video-games/