Online multiplayer has changed the face of gaming and opened up so many great new experiences. Most games come with a multiplayer option so you can enjoy a more sociable gaming experience and give yourself the extra challenge of playing against real players. One of the most popular genres in online gaming is the MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role playing game). RPGs are always popular because they capture the essence of what gaming is about, they give you the chance to get lost in a new world and really become your character, and that experience is only made better when you can share it with thousands of other players online. If you’re looking to get into MMORPGs and you don’t know where to start, these are the best ones available on PC right now.
Runescape is a long running MMORPG and for a lot of people, it’s their introduction into the genre. It’s a great fantasy RPG that is similar to World of Warcraft and even though it’s been around for years, it’s still going strong. They’re always releasing new quests and other content to keep their loyal player base interested so there is plenty to be getting on with. It’s a great game for new players because you can get a headstart if you get an osrs account and buy yourself some in-game currency. The community is one of the friendliest out there so you’ll always find people to help you out if you’re struggling to get to grips with the game.
Star Wars: The Old Republic
The Star Wars franchise is one of the most successful entertainment franchises in the world, giving us countless movies and game spin-offs, including their very own MMORPG, Star Wars: The Old Republic. The Star Wars universe is the ideal setting for a game like this and fans of the franchise will love getting to explore the galaxy and play as one of eight different classes from both sides. It’s a free to play game but you can access more content with the paid version, however, they do release expansions that are free to play as well.
Lord Of The Rings Online
The Lord of the Rings world is just begging to be made into an MMORPG because it’s a vast fantasy world filled with loads of amazing characters that are constantly going on quests. It’s another free to play game that has a lot of great expansions so you’re never going to be short of things to do. You can play as any of the main races from the book and film series plus a few extra characters as well. The main quests follow the storyline of the original franchise so it’s a great experience for long time fans. You’ll be able to see all of your favourite characters and locations from the original franchise and the gameplay is always improving with each new update.
There are so many great MMORPGs out there but if you’re struggling to choose, these are all a great introduction to the genre.