Online multiplayer games give you the gratification of beating an actual person and not just a computer. Single player games are fun, but the only true way to test your skills is to see how you compare to others online. Which are the best games to go head to head with others online?
Here is a list of my top 10 online multiplayer games.
Counter Strike: Global Offensive
This tactical first person shooter game should be included in any gamer’s arsenal. You pick teams between terrorist and counter terrorist, and you can choose modes such as arms race, demolition and death match. The graphics and maps for this game are truly amazing, and the online play is very fun and competitive counter-strike.net.
Team Fortress 2
Team Fortress 2 is also a great option for online multiplayer games and it is completely free. This game offers multiple maps and many of the popular game modes like capture the flag, death match and some new options such as ‘man vs machine’. The multiplayer mode allows you pick from many different characters with different abilities so you can strategize against your competition. teamfortress.com
Borderlands 2 is an excellent mix between a first person shooter, and a role playing games. This game also has options to play multiplayer mode online, and also the option to play co-op with up to 4 players in campaign mode online. borderlands2.com
World of Tanks
World of tanks is a great option to go head to head with others online in historically accurate tanks. This game is completely free and is tied to a user account so you can pick up your game where you left off on your smartphone, computer, or your game console worldoftanks.com
Warframe is an interesting twist on online play; you are paired up with four people and given a randomly generated cooperative mission. You fight together on different missions and you work to level up your character and get points to improve your character’s abilities.warframe.com
Planetside 2 is an immense online multiplayer game where a massive amount of players battle for territory claim in three distinct groups. In this first person shooter you have options for a variety of weapons and vehicles to fight for land for your group. planetside2.com
League of legends
League of legends is a multiplayer online battle arena, where players choose a character and a side to compete for supremacy. This game is completely free on line but you can choose to pay to customize your character. leagueoflegends.com
Need For Speed World
Need For Speed World is a great game that allows you to customize a car and race others online. This is a great option for anyone who likes racing games or anyone looking for a break from first person shooters. needforspeed.com
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare
This game is fun, and a good break from first person shooters. In this game you are a warrior in the middle ages fighting with swords in hand to hand combat. tornbanner.com
Minecraft is a unique option that is fun and challenging. You play against others online to build structures in modes that include creative, survival, hardcore and Adventure. minecraft.net