It can be hard to know what games to play since there are so many from which to choose. As an example, below is a list of some of the most popular MMOs & MMORPGs that can be played on PC or console.
Fun multiplayer games are always great to play, but the problem is that if you don’t love one genre you’ll keep running out of new things to do. With this list, you can enjoy your favourite genres without any worries. New games come out every year so there are always fresh titles to try!
If you’re after a social gaming experience, look for the best MMORPGs or MMOs and enjoy hours upon hours of gameplay on consoles or computers with other people!
Let’s take a look at the best MMOs in 2022. You might have heard of World of Warcraft, but if you’re looking for more then these are some other games you should try out. With that said, I want to remind everyone that this isn’t a list of all the games ever made and I need you to respond with games before 2000. Ultima Online and Everquest are both massively influential MMOs before Madden came around.
Think about the type of MMO you want to play. Some offer immersive lore you get caught up in, while others let off-the-cuff social interactions drive things. There are different types of games – some may lean towards PvP/PvE elements, while others may be more focused on PvE gameplay.
But whatever it was that floats your boat, there’s an MMORPG out there for what you’re looking for. Good luck with your quests in real life and on an MMORPG.
Riders of Icarus
In the post-Pokémon Go world, it’s much easier to imagine a monster-collecting MMO on one end, and yet there are still very few games that have tackled this topic online. Riders of Icarus lets you transform all the monsters you catch into mounts. So, not only do your pocket monsters help you, but they also help your character progress.
Mounted combat is cool and it’s one of the main mechanics in the game. It can be hard to find your footing at first, but once you get it, it can be satisfying. And there are a ton of cool outfits and quests that break away from the typical “Go find some rat pelts” style of MMO.
Trion Worlds managed to do the impossible with this game- they created a good MMO. Trying to create a video game based on an original TV series sounds like a disaster, but somehow this company managed to make it work. Maybe your business could learn from their example. I think the world of Defiance is cool because of these or those circumstances. What Earth is like now is no longer recognizable. There was some alien technology deployed and amid a long war, both sides are on the brink of collapse. Some factions have split off & some humans and aliens have managed to put aside their differences in the face of battle.
SyFy TV show Merlin ended in 2015, but the MMO version with the same name is still going strong thanks to its combat mechanics, character progression, and the huge number of weapons and items. We haven’t found many multiplayer online games that make shooting in PvE fun, but Realm Royale does! And it now also has a bunch of powerful melee weapons too. The rebooted version of the game, Defiance 2050, is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s got all the same quests as before but with new classes & power trees.
The news of Amazon games’ New World previously being a pay-to-play game made us question if there would be any gameplay changes. One of the new PC-only multiplayer survival games, which launched on September 28th, has 100-player battles. The two teams of 50 people fight to plant their flag and then try to defend it for 30 minutes. If you want to live, you have to use melee attacks AND careful dodging. The combat in New World is action-oriented. This game has a unique blend of RPG and MMO elements, which makes it one-of-a-kind. Despite this, the player base has been decreasing abruptly in recent times.
Available on: PC
Speaking of MMOs in Japan & South Korea that is just pure eye candy, Revelation Online is evidence to show that you don’t need to sacrifice quality for looks. “This Chinese game that recently made its way to the west has great character customization and an expansive open world. You can focus on exploring the world or completing many quests.”
Revelation Online also chose some interesting combat styles for their MMORPG. The first option is traditional tab-targeting, but there’s an option to use dynamic action combat too. You can even choose a third option where the gameplay is an intriguing mix of both tab-targeting and dynamic action combat.
Secret Worlds Legends
Available on: PC
Another recent example of a free-to-play game: is Secret World Legends. The setting is like the dream come true for conspiracy theorists or the worst nightmare for some people that the world is filled with secret societies, mythological creatures, and evil cults. There’s a lot of mystery and supernatural horrors to go around. The game’s sound design is well done. The suspense will get your heart racing and the events feel like they’re unfolding on a giant hi-def screen.
One of Secret World Legends’ best features is its storytelling. Rather than the typical MMO quest – which can lead to lots of mindless fetching and slaying – SWL employs a complex and fascinating storyline that players can follow in detail. The Secret World focuses heavily on a few main quests at a time that have set objectives. This helps to keep the focus on the story and create depth in the writing, making it feel more immersive overall
Available on: PC
As the newest space sim MMO on the block, Star Command has been compared to many older MMO games in the same genre. The most notable comparison is to EVE Online, which has been around for a while and is still going strong. Those comparisons aren’t fair, though – Star Conflict has a lot in common with EVE but also offers a different experience. For example, it’s much more focused on what’s happening at the moment and this makes it more intense. Star Conflict is a less spreadsheet-heavy, more fast-paced game with incredible graphics.
Star Conflict does indeed have a lot to offer the player. There are tons of implants, upgrades, and so on that help personalize the experience of playing it. The game view is stunning, with realistic-looking spacecraft and an endless universe. The beauty might distract you from the fact that this game is free-to-play.
Age of Wushu
Available on: PC
Age of Wushu(opens in new tab) is also full of interesting details, from a deep simulation of Chinese martial arts to the lens focused on classic movies. Age of Wushu is less like Bruce Lee and more like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Wirefu and fighting styles are the focus rather than relying on (probably impossible) real-life martial arts skills. Although it isn’t obvious at first, some of the Age of Wushu’s systems are clever and complex.
Fighting other players is a big part of the game, but crafting mini-games are also available. They’re pretty simple and offer some nice variety. Even when you are offline, there are tons of activities that you can do to actively improve your character. For instance, you might use this time to level up skills or items or even catch other players who kidnap your character and demand a ransom. Age of Wushu is an immersive and beautiful rendering of a setting we don’t often see in games. The game is hard to stop playing. If you’re interested, there’s no better way to prepare than to pick up the sequel that’s actively being developed!
Available on: PC
It seems like this craze of crafting mechanics is finally going to make its way into MMOs with the same alacrity that it made a name for itself in survival sandbox games like Worlds Adrift.
Yes, you get not just your custom-built airship in Worlds Adrift but also a physics-based grappling hook that you can use to swing into worlds of creativity. We’ll be opting to include a new game coming out while it’s still in Early Access in our list because we’re impressed with it. Its persistent player-shaped world is adorable and the gameplay is really interesting too!