Top 10 Most Popular MMORPGs in 2022

MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) is a video game that has combines aspects of a role-playing video game and a massively multiplayer online game. MMORGPGs are played throughout the world. These games haves millions of subscribers and players on the planet. These are the video games you can play individually as well as with friends online. In this article we have selected 10 most played MMORPGs in year 2022.

What is Most Played MMORPGs of 2022?

At the beginning of 2021, World of Warcraft was the most popular MMORPG, but what will be the most played MMORPGs of 2022?

1. World of Warcraft (119.95 M)

World of warcraft is ranked No 1 in the list of 10 most popular MMORPGs of 2022. World of Warcraft is estimated to have more than 119 million total players or subscribers. It is estimated that more than one million players are playing this games on daily basis. World of Warcraft is released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment. The game has been cited by gaming journalists as the greatest MMORPG of all time and one of the greatest video games of all time. It is consider one of the best online games to play with friends.

2. Destiny 2 (40.68 M)

Density 2 is an action MMO with a single evolving world that you and your friends can join anytime, anywhere, absolutely free. With more than 40.6 million p layers it is ranked no 2 in the list of most played MMORPGs of 2022.

Developed by Bungie, Destiny 2 was initially released as a pay-to-play model game for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows platforms in 2017. The game changed to a free-to-play model in 2019 with the New Light revamp. This coincided with Destiny 2’s release and availability on the Stadia service. Now it is one of the most popular MMORPGs in year 2022.

3. FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn (39.34 M)

A MMORPG developed and published by Square Enix, released in August 2013, FINAL FANTASY XIV is ranked no 3 in most popular MMORPGs list.  The game has more than 39 million subscribers’ worldwide.

A Realm Reborn is currently available for the Playstation 3, Playstation 4, and Playstation 5, macOS, and Windows PC. It is estimated that more than 1.49 million players plying this game daily.

4. Old School RuneScape (35.63 M)

Released in 2018, this MMORPG was developed and published by Jagex. On popularity scale the Old School RuneScape is at No. 4 with more than 35.64 million users. And Old School RuneScape has approximately 1353800 users per day.

5. Warframe (30.65 M)

Next in the list of most played online MMORPGs in 2022 is Warframe with 30.65 million users and almost 291.15K players daily. Developed and published by Digital Extremes, Warframe is an action roleplaying and third-person shooter game in a futuristic science fiction setting. The game was released in 2013 and it is available for Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC platforms.

6. ROBLOX (27.08 M)

Roblox is both a massively multiplayer online video game and a game creation platform. Roblox lets players expand their imagination and use their creativity by building nearly anything. And anything they produce can be featured in this MMOG sandbox world. Roblox is presently available on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Xbox One platforms. On popularity chart Roblox is at no 6 with more than 27 million players.

7. Path of Exile (26.44 M)

With more than 26.4 million players this year the Path of Exile is ranked at no 7 spot in most popular online MMORPGs of 2022. Path of Exile is an action roleplaying game, with single and multiplayer features, developed by Grinding Gear Games. It was initially released on October 2013, the game is available on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Sony Playstation 4, and macOS platforms. Path of Exile is also available on the Steam and Epic Game stores.

8. World of Warcraft Classic (26.05 M)

Next in the list is World of Warcraft Classic with more than 26 million users. This is the older version of main World of Warcraft developed by Blizzard Entertainment. World of Warcraft Classic offers new and old players of World of Warcraft to experience or revisit the long-running MMORPG as it was when it was first released back in 2006. World of Warcraft Classic is currently available on Microsoft Windows, macOS, Classic Mac OS, Macintosh operating systems.

9.  The Elder Scrolls Online (21.12 M)

The Elders Scrolls Online has more than 21 million players and listed at No 9 in most played MMORPGs online in year 2022. Developeed by Zenimax Online Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks, the game is set in the fictional fantasy world of Tamriel. The Elder Scrolls Online is currently available on Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Stadia platforms.

10. Elite Dangerous (17.42 M)

Top 10 Most Popular MMORPGs

Last but not least in the list of Top 10 Most Popular MMORPGs in 2022 is Elite Dangerous with 17.42 million players. Elite Dangerous has made its position in the list by suppressing the Lost Ark with 17.40 users. Elite dangerous is the latest entry in Elite, one of the longest running science fiction video game franchises. Elite Dangerous is available on Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. See also; World’s most popular sports.


Written by Abu Hashaam