Top MMORPG Games To Play In 2018

Top MMORPG Games To Play In 2018

Hello fellow gamers! Continuing our yearly tradition, we are really excited to present the top MMORPG games list of 2018. In addition to our regular best ClientBrowser and Mobile MMO game lists, here you will find the most popular and highly anticipated massively multiplayer online games of this year.

Playing a great MMO can be an overwhelming experience. Luckily for us gamers, the number of titles coming out every year increases. Additionally, established titles get frequent updates introducing new exciting content, campaigns, character classes, bonuses and the like. Nevertheless, with so many games, it’s hard to find time to play them all. That’s why we have done your homework for you and present the ones that you should definitely spend some time on in 2017 – if not already doing so!

We have categorized our games based on their payment scheme. We believe its best for us gamers to know what it takes to play our favorite games right from the start. So you may find games following under all three payment schemes, namely Buy to PlayPay to Play and of course the leading Free to Play one.

Last but not least let us remind you that we rate each game based on its overall performance across the WEB. Rates from other major sites and communities, blogs, forums, comments, reactions on fan pages, mentions on the social WEB along with the feedback from our own experienced editors and community of course, are all added into the mix to calculate each game’s rate. Our proprietary rating engine, namely PGRE, is something you have never experienced before; So rest assured that our game categorization is as close as it gets to what you should really expect from a game.

This list will be updated throughout the year as new games are released. So stay tuned!

Top 10 MMORPG Games To Play In 2018

Buy to Play

World of WarcraftWorld of Warcraft

World of Warcraft is a title that every MMORPG fan is familiar with; in fact, the legendary game from Blizzard Entertainment has been setting the standards for modern representatives of the genre for over a decade.

WoW is a perfect example of good story-telling; you always get the feeling that you are part of something far greater than a simple quest, that your actions can alter history. What is more, the universe of the game looks amazing with countless locations to visit that vary from mystical forests and abandoned cities to mighty strongholds and frozen mountains, everything is a feast for your eyes. Two warring factions, thirteen races, twelve classes, professions, mounts, collectable pets, tons of gear, real-time combat and many different PVP modes await for you to discover! So, grab your gear and join the battle! For Azeroth!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded World of Warcraft a score of 8.4 out of 10, categorizing it as a Great game to play. For World of Warcraft reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at World of Warcraft

Note: World of Warcraft falls into the Pay to Play category also, since a monthly subscription is needed to play the game in full.

The Elder Scrolls OnlineThe Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online is the very popular MMORPG from Bethesda and Zenimax Online, a true descendant of the iconic Elder Scrolls saga. It features a vast, open world to explore, a gripping story, intense PVE and PVP combat, everything a true representative of the genre must have!

Three battling Alliances formed by the ten existing races, five playable classes, a fully accessible skill tree and hundreds of different pieces of armor and weaponry, many of which can be crafted; hordes of beasts to slay, a plethora of dungeons that require skill, cooperation and luck to clear and an in-game mini-world dedicated solely to PVP combat, are the foundations of a great gaming experience. But the whole feeling of the game, the fact that Tamriel feels alive and it welcomes you to build a home and create your own story takes this experience to another level where only a handful of titles have reached! The Elder Scrolls Online is from the stuff that legends are made of!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded The Elder Scrolls Online a score of 7.7 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For The Elder Scrolls Online reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at The Elder Scrolls Online

Free to Play

TERATERA

TERA is a free to play online MMORPG with beautiful environments and gorgeous graphics. With some of the best combat mechanics experienced in the genre and innovative elements such as the political aspect, TERA is a game that will surely keep you entertained if you manage to bypass some serious repetitiveness during your quests.

Choose your hero from a nice variety of races and classes and customize him as you progress, by finding or crafting better gear. Fighting against darkness and saving the fantasy world of Arborea from doom won’t be an easy task.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded TERA a score of 8.2 out of 10, categorizing it as a Great game to play. For TERA reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at TERA

Guild Wars 2Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 2 is a free to play online fantasy MMORPG from NCSoft and one of the finest examples of well-crafted MMORPG games. Environments, graphics and musical soundtrack all create a unique atmosphere that is fully enjoyable. By providing well-designed gameplay mechanics and awesome elements such as the customizable decision-driven story, dynamic world events and World Vs World online mode, Guild Wars 2 is a pure gem.

Five races and eight distinct professions await to be chosen during character creation and even though this seems more or less standard for a game of this style, it actually includes significantly more depth and detail than usual. For those looking out for the PVP modes, the available modes are greatly rewarding and will suit any style or preference.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Guild Wars 2 a score of 8.3 out of 10, categorizing it as a Great game to play. For Guild Wars 2 reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Guild Wars 2

AIONAION

After the Millennium War, the Tower of Eternity is destroyed. Atreia, an once peaceful world, is now in chaos. In AION, the free-to-play MMORPG from NCSoft, you get to fight for one of the two factions (Asmodians or Elyos) and restore peace and order to the land.

The game features one of the most detailed character creation process, a vast, beautiful looking world, and a gripping story with thousands of quests. Combat is interesting and the added ability of flying leads to new tactics and possibilities. With in-game systems like mounts, professions, crafting, dungeon crawling, raiding and pets AION promises to keep you occupied for a long time. Enter the world of AION, you won’t be disappointed!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded AION a score of 7.1 out of 10, categorizing it as a Good game to play. For AION reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at AION

NeverwinterNeverwinter

Neverwinter is a mythical name for every RPG fan, a place where legends are born. It is also the center stage where the story of the free-to-play MMORPG from Cryptic Studios unfolds.

In a fantasy 3D world with beautiful artwork, vibrant cities and colorful landscapes, you create the hero of your choice and set out on a legendary journey that will have you explore dark dungeons, mystical locations, and dense forests and fight alone or with others against hordes of monsters and powerful bosses. Combat in Neverwinter is an experience like no other; you have to aim your attacks at your opponents and try to always be on the move to avoid theirs. What is more, you have a limited set of skills so you must use them wisely to be victorious. Finally, the Foundry will allow you to create your own adventures for you and your friends to play! Neverwinter is an amazing gaming experience that every RPG fan should have!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Neverwinter a score of 7.2 out of 10, categorizing it as a Good game to play. For Neverwinter reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Neverwinter

Star Wars: The Old RepublicSWTOR

Star Wars: The Old Republic is a free to play online MMORPG evolving around the Star Wars saga, thousand years before the classic Star Wars classic movies. The turmoil between the Galactic Republic and the Imperial forces has just taken a new turn and you have to select your hero and unite either with the Light or with the Dark side of the Force.

You will have the chance to experience unique environments presented into beautiful 3D graphics and hear some excellent soundtracks and voice overs. Just select your favorite class, grab your light saber and forge your own path through the well-crafted story by making your own decisions and affecting the game progress.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Star Wars: The Old Republic a score of 8.0 out of 10, categorizing it as a Great game to play. For Star Wars: The Old Republic reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Star Wars: The Old Republic

Runescape

Runescrape is one of the most popular free to play MMORPG  games you can enjoy in your browser. It is developed and published by Jadex. It has 3D graphics and it takes place in a fantasy realm. Players have unlimited options in how to play their characters and how to upgrade as they have to choose among 26 different skills.

Alliances can be formed, trading, killing monsters and battles against other players.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Runescape a score of 7.2 out of 10, categorizing it as a Good game to play. For SRunescape reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Runescape

Pay to Play

EVE OnlineEVE Online

EVE Online is a free to play 3D sci-fi MMORPG and one of the greatest representatives of the genre. Offering a truly unique, unmatched experience, EVE evolves thousands of years in the future, were space journeys, war, risk for survival and jumping through gates to other solar systems are everyday realities.

Centered around exploration, discovery, people and a very strong and active community, EVE is a living universe offering unlimited choices necessitating strategic thinking, strong business acumen as well as combat and relationship skills. With emotionally powerful, large-scale environments, brilliant presentation and tremendous gameplay breadth and depth, it proves to be a gaming giant that genuinely deserves your attention.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded EVE Online a score of 7.4 out of 10, categorizing it as a Good game to play. For EVE Online reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at EVE Online

FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm RebornFINAL FANTASY XIV Online

Final Fantasy is a well-respected game series that every true MMORPG fan knows. Its later installment, FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm Reborn is a title true to its origins with a beautiful, vibrant world, a gripping story and addictive gameplay.

Use the extensive and meticulous character creation tool to build a unique-looking avatar. There are five available classes but you can train any one you like; just by changing your weapon type! Ezroa is a vast place with many places to visit, numerous quests to complete and secrets to discover. The game is a feast for your eyes with jaw-dropping 3D graphics, stunning visual effects and detailed character and monster models. Combat is what you would expect from a title of the genre but it can be a real challenge, especially at higher levels. FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm Reborn is a fantastic experience, a journey that every fan of the genre should take!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm Reborn a score of 8.7 out of 10, categorizing it as an Great game to play. For FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm Reborn reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm Reborn

Top 10 MMORPG Games Anticipated in 2018 – 2019

Buy to Play

Sea of Thieves

Ahoy Player, it’s time to join the crew! Be a part of a mighty pirate ship and explore the open sea with your friends in this action-adventure MMO, published by Microsoft. You can create your own adventure, go on treasure hunts, battle other crews or find out about the magic of this world.

Sea of Thieves lets you explore the world however you like and customize your ship to show yours and your crew’s character. What kind of pirate will you be? The one that fights his way to the treasure or the explorer that is always looking for a new adventure?

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Sea of Thieves a score of 8.4 out of 10, categorizing it as an Great game to play. For Sea of Thieves reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Sea of Thieves

Dark and LightDark and Light

Snail Games is the company behind Dark and Light, the remake of the original MMORPG from 2006. After the destruction of Gaia, people found refuge on one of its satellites, the planet Alpha. Unfortunately, due to some unknown anomaly in its atmosphere, the peaceful during the day planet becomes a hostile, dangerous place with the coming of darkness. You are one of the refuges and must find the courage and resourcefulness to overcome all obstacles and survive.

Unreal Engine 4 is used to deliver state of the art 3D graphics and stunning visual effects; with an extended skill tree, a plethora of races, numerous classes and three factions to fight for, you can create the hero of your liking and tell the story of your choosing. Build your home, forage the land for resources and ally with others to defend your territory; almost everything is user created, from food and building materials, to vehicles and weapons! Dark and Light is a magical journey that every fan of the genre must take!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Dark and Light a score of 6 out of 10, categorizing it as an Fair game to play. For Dark and Light reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Dark and Light

Wild West Online

Wild West Online is an American Western focused MMORPG which takes its inspiration by games like Red Dead Redemption. Explore the vast world and decide whether you’ll be a robber, a gunslinger, a trader and so on.

As any good cowboy, the ones in Wild West Online too will have to travel and face all kinds of dangers from small PvE encounters to PvP duels. You can also build your own ranch, decorate and run it as it was real. Are you excited to join the wild West?

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Wild West Online a score of 7.1 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For Wild West Online reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Wild West Online

Free to Play

Dauntless

Dauntless is a free-to-play action RPG published by Phoenix Labs where you are tasked to kill huge monsters called Behemoths in order to bring balance to the world. Based on a 4 man co-op manner, Dauntless offers countless of hunting hours with your partners in order to save the world.

Offering an extensive weapon and armor upgrade system along with a flawless real-time combat system, Dauntless is bound to be the next biggest name in co-op MMORPG games.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Dauntless a score of 8.2 out of 10, categorizing it as an Great game to play. For Dauntless reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Dauntless

Crowfall

Crowfall is a cartoony MMORPG that manages to mix role playing with strategy and simulation details in one. You can fight, harvest your surroundings, build your castle and become a master crafter in this new,

Create a unique character by selecting from a list of 12 races, 11 classes and over 100 disciplines (sub-classes) and march with him into massive scale PvP battles and Castle Sieges. Your imagination is the limit in Crowfall!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Crowfall a score of 7.8 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For Crowfall reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Crowfall

Bless OnlineBless Online

Bless Online is the MMORPG from Neowiz Games that puts players in a wonderfully crafted world where two warring factions require their aid. The game uses Unreal Engine 3 and takes full advantage of the landscape tool that Epic Games has developed; the result is stunning 3D graphics, breathtaking landscapes, detailed character models and jaw-dropping visual effects.

With ten races, eight classes and an extended customization process, creating a unique hero is assured. What is more, the unique skill system, which allows only a certain number of talents to be used, adds new possibilities to the gameplay. With pets, mounts, dungeons, sieges, open-world PVP and a challenging combat system, Bless Online is a title that fans of the genre should not miss!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Bless Online a score of 7.8 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For Bless Online reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Bless Online

Ascent: Infinite Realm

Ascent: Infinite Realm is a fantasy MMORPG set in a steampunk world. Developed by Bluehole Studios, the team behind TERA Online and powered by Unreal engine 3, A: IR is a beautiful yet solid in aspect of gameplay title of its genre.

Take control of massive Airships and explore what lies beyond the clouds or take part in PvE and PvP airship battles. That’s not all though. Ascent: Infinite Realm will include a vast variety of other activities ranging from farming to pet breeding to barrel racing. Brace Yourselves!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Ascent:Infinite Realm a score of 5.7 out of 10, categorizing it as an Average game to play. For Ascent:Infinite Realm reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Ascent:Infinite Realm

Project Gorgon

Project Gorgon is a long waited Kickstarter-funded sandbox MMORPG that was created by just a couple, YES a couple: Eric Heimburg of Asheron’s Call fame and his wife, Sandra Powers. Explore the vastness of its world and find various bosses lurking where you least expect them.

Be careful though cause you don’t want to be cursed! If a boss kills you you are cursed until you manage to take revenge. Project Gorgon even lets you alter your form into a wolf through Lycanthropy, based completely on the real lunar cycle.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Project Gorgon a score of 7.5 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For Project Gorgon reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Project Gorgon

Pay to Play

Ashes of CreationAshes of Creation

Ashes of Creation is an MMORPG from Interpid Studios that seeks to change everything we consider traditional in the genre. It features a vast, open world where your every choice will affect you and everything around you.

The game boasts stunning 3D graphics with vibrant, colorful environments, dynamic lighting and beautiful artworks for character and monster models. Settlements are run by players and their economy is controlled by real people and affected by war, trade and technology. Caravans exploit trade routes and users are able to create everything, may that be crops, weapons or furniture. PVP action includes open world skirmishes for the glory of your Guild or large scale Sieges to take over epic castles. Ashes of Creation promises players an ever-changing universe that will expand and transform with them, a place worthy to be called home.

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Ashes of Creation a score of 7.6 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For Ashes of Creation reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Ashes of Creation

Lineage Eternal: Twilight ResistanceLineage Eternal

Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance is the newest installment for NCSoft’s popular Lineage MMORPG franchise. Two hundred years after the catastrophic war between the forces of Good and Evil, new heroes must come forth and reclaim the land from the foul forces that oppress it.

With a list of 13 playable classes, each with a unique set of skills and abilities and a huge story line to follow, the game puts players in the middle of an all-out war where they must fight the enemies of the land in large scale battles. In the chaos of combat, personal skills and cooperation will be the keys to success. High end graphics and an easy to master combat system that comes with a number of innovations are offered for your gaming pleasure; Join Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance and get ready to fight for your world!

Based on its overall performance across the WEB, we have awarded Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance a score of 7.5 out of 10, categorizing it as an Good game to play. For Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance reviews, gameplay videos, guides, screenshots, tips, news and more, visit our game page at Lineage Eternal: Twilight Resistance

 

Phewww, that was a big list! Hope you enjoined it and, above all, find it useful. What is your favorite MMORPG? Do you agree with our selection? Feel free to comment and help make this the best Top MMORPG list of 2018 – 2019.

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