The online gaming market has exploded in recent years, with a number of major online services offering online games, ranging from popular titles like Farmville to games that are not so popular, like the hugely popular Plants vs. Zombies series.
It’s worth considering which of these games are actually online, as there is a lot to decide about when you’re playing.
The online games listed below were created by a number (some say thousands) of developers and publishers, and the vast majority are not available online.
The games that do exist online include the following:• The Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) • Minecraft • World of Warcraft • Diablo III• Pokémon Sun and Moon • Halo 5: Guardians• World of Tanks • Grand Theft Auto Online• Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn• Star Wars: Battlefront II• FIFA 13• Overwatch• World Of Tanks: Season PassThe following are the top 10 most popular games online for PC and Mac, based on player and publisher statistics provided by New Scientist.
In a recent report, New Scientist looked at what kinds of games were playing online, and what the average player spent on each game, as well as how the games are playing on a day-to-day basis.
The report found that, although the popularity of games online is growing, it’s not always the case.
There are a number online games that players do not play online, but still keep on playing on their own.
Some of the online games in the top ten include the aforementioned games:• Minecraft (Minecraft)• Minecraft: Story Mode• Minecraft Pocket Edition• Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare• The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct• Fallout Shelter• Gears of War 4• Call of Duty: Black Ops II• Overwatch (also known as Overwatch: Call of War)• League of Legends (LoL)• FIFA 17• World in Conflict• Battlefield 4• Destiny• World War Z• Overwatch: Season 1• Overwatch League• Overwatch Ultimate Team• League Of Legends: Season 2• FIFA World Cup 2016• World Cup 2018• World Series of Poker• Halo 5• World Baseball Classic• World Soccer League• World Rugby Championship• World Track and Field Championship• NBA 2K16• NBA Live 19• NBA Off-Season League• NBA2K17• NBA LIVE 2019• Madden NFL 19• FIFA 18• FIFA 20• NBA On-Demand• FIFA 19• Halo Wars 2• Call Of Duty: Ghosts• Halo: Spartan Assault• Call To Arms• Call to Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered• Call, Match and More (also called Call To Play)• Call Me, Captain!• Call-to -Game• Call Out – Game• Call the Midwife• Call In Game• Clicker Heroes• Clash Royale• Call The Midwife 2• DOTA 2: The International• Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft• League: Rivals• Minecraft Tournament Edition• NHL 14• Minecraft for Mac• World Championship Series: Shanghai (Taiwan)• World Football League• The Last of Us Remastered• World Tour Golf• NBA: The Show™• NBA Basketball 17• NBA League Pass (also available on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network)• NHL 15• NBA Now• NBA Team Arena• NHL 16• NHL 17• NHL: Live Ultimate Team (also on Xbox One)• The Simpsons: Tapped Out• The Sims™ 3: Pets Edition• The LEGO® Movie Videogame• NBA Playgrounds™ 2• The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D• The Talos Principle• Call in, Match or More• Call for War• Callout• Clash of Clans• FIFA Ultimate Team™• FIFA 16• World League of Soccer• World Party• The Lego Movie Videocast• NBA All-Star 2016• NBA Fantasy Basketball 16• NBA Jam: DraftKings Edition• NBA Playoffs 2017• World Poker Tournament 2016• NFL 17• UFC Fight Night 17• The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt• The Crew™: Battle for Mount Doom• NBA Pass Edition• Battlefield 1 (also included with FIFA 17 and NBA Live 2019)• UFC on FOX Sports 1• FIFA Football 18• NHL® 16• FIFA Soccer 17• FIFA 14• NBA Draft™ 2 • Madden NFL 2017• NBA Soccer 20• Madden 17• NFL Fantasy Football 16• Madden 16• NFL Blitz (also added with FIFA 19)• Madden Football 18 (also includes FIFA 17)• NBA Countdown 2018• NHL Draft 2018• NBA Combine 2018• NFL Draft Scout (also used with FIFA 18 and NBA Draft Scout 2019)This article originally appeared on New Scientist and has been republished here with permission.