Over the last few years, online gaming has continued to rise in popularity thanks to advancements in technology. In the US, the number of gamers in each state is hard to estimate, though game manufacturers are using the data as their trade secret. Nonetheless, several titles have remained quite popular among online gamers in 2020.
Here are the most talked-about online games played on PC and gaming consoles.
1. Player Unknown Battle Grounds (PUBG)
With over 50 million online gamers, PUBG has managed to remain among the most popular online games since it was first launched in 2018. The game is available on iOS, Android, PC, and Xbox, making it among the best in 2020.
PUBG has the power to accommodate up to 99 players simultaneously, and it’s based on H1Z1 and armor. Even better, the game boasts of high-quality graphics and sophisticated real-life situations where you’re given a mission and a map, with enemies hiding in bushes.
2. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Launched in 2014, CS:GO has over 32 million online players, and it’s available on OS X, Play Station 3, XBOX 360, and Linux. Valve Corporation develops the game, and it’s among the most popular titles in Betway’s esports offerings.
Counter strike is all about counter-terrorism attacks, where players need to plant and defuse bombs, secure locations, kill terrorists, and accomplish different missions.
More importantly, this multiplayer shooter game allows you to win more prizes for accomplishing different goals. It’s no wonder punters love playing and wagering on the game.
3. League of Legends
After its launch in 2009, League of Legends has managed to amass a total of 27 million players, and it’s available on Xbox, IOS, Android, and PC. This multiplayer action game is brought to you by Riot games, giving the players the freedom to choose their champions to compete with other players on the game.
Additionally, it has stunning graphics and entertaining game modes that remain interesting on every level.
4. Apex Legends
Since its official release in 2019, Apex Legends has managed to gather over 50 million online [players every month. The game is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows, and it has managed to hit the headlines in the gaming scene since its release.
For those who enjoy battlefield games but haven’t had much success with Fortnite and PUBG, Apex Legends might be the game for you. It allows six-player teams to battle it out on the battlefield, with three players left on the island to salvage weapons and other resources that might be useful in fighting other squads.
5. Dota 2
Another title from Valve Corporation, Dota 2, is available on Mac OS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows operating systems. The game has over 5 million online players, and the game developer has spent millions of dollars to ensure that its multiplayer mode is rewarding and more entertaining than its predecessors.
More importantly, Dota 2 has players all over the world, competing in different leagues and tournaments.