The 10 best MMORPGs of all time
The so-called MMORPGs, massively multiplayer role-playing games, are the works that require the most time and commitment from the player. They are worlds in themselves, places where we can alternate between our problems in real life and those in virtual life. Thousands and thousands of hours can be spent between its pixels, and therefore we wanted to choose the 10 best MMORPGs in history.
Above all, it is about a personal list that we put together thanks to the votes of the MRT editorial staff, that is to say that it is by no means an objective list. Don’t be nervous when you see that the big exhibitors of the genre are not on the list or your favorite, but for this reason, comments are open and are more than welcome as valuable contributions. What are your essentials?
We have tried to make the list consist of games that can still be easily played to this day, and that they retain some validity in mid-2021.
Knowing all this, we can start with the selection.
Top 10 MMORPGs
10. Final Fantasy XI
Final Fantasy XI arrived in 2002, and if you were like us, you really had to screw it up to be able to play on PS2. In 2021 and there is still a community dedicated to helping new players experience this incredible Final Fantasy story. The controls are a bit complicated by modern standards, but we had a new chapter the other day! Final Fantasy XI will always hold a special place in our hearts.
9. DC Universe Online
Would you rather have the power to fly or the super speed? Why not the two of them? DC Universe Online has been a hotbed for DC fans and superheroes and continues to grow stronger 10 years later across 5 different platforms. Now that DCUO is a free-to-play game, it’s more accessible than ever and still features major content updates like the latest World of Flashpoint. City of Heroes laid the groundwork for superhero MMORPGs, but DCUO has so much history and characters in existence that it was a must-have on the list.
In a genre that relies heavily on insistence on getting the numbers, Tera sets itself apart from the rest with an action combat system that still feels great today. Your gameplay is highly dependent on your skills and the BAMs (Big-Ass Monsters) roaming your world freely. It has issues like the animation crash and an unsatisfying ending, but Tera’s fight is still fun to play, and that’s quite a feat for a free-to-play MMO released a decade ago.
7. EVE online
Eve Online, a game of amazing depth and complexity, has nurtured a player base since 2003, with significant consequences – you can permanently lose ships worth hundreds or even thousands of dollars. , and the freedom for players to do just about anything. thing, like helping the investigation into the Covid-19 or organizing a moving tribute to Stephen Hawking. Eve Online has found a way to last for almost two decades by being uncompromising in her vision, a vision that is amazing.
6. Star Wars: The Old Republic
Storytelling is vital in role-playing games, and Bioware has a great story in Star Wars: The Old Republic. For fans of the classic KOTOR series who might not be familiar with MMORPGs, Star Wars: The Old Republic has also been changed to be single player compatible, and now that the game is free, anyone can play it. participate. to test the stories and the first two expansions. Major content updates don’t seem to be as frequent as they used to be, but this game is always worth revisiting.
5. Guild Wars 2
Guild Wars 2 popularized the MMO concept with no monthly fees and continues that business model to this day. It is also very accessible; While it encourages social interaction and cooperation with others, it is also largely playable on its own. Add the “Living World” approach, a totally original weapon system, and you have the recipe for cooking a game that stands the test of time. There’s even a new expansion, End of Dragons, slated for release in 2021.
4. The Elder Scrolls Online
The Elder Scrolls Online lets you get lost in a fantasy world where you can control your own story in great detail. Do you want to be able to summon dark magic or would you rather be a forest elf with the power of nature? ESO combines beautiful landscapes that you can easily navigate, wonderful combat, and plenty of mission options, all while letting you play alongside your friends. With constant DLC updates and performance improvements, it continues to improve and it’s always a good time to step into its world, especially for those who loved Skyrim and the other games in the series. We recently told you about their latest expansion, Blackwood.
3. Fantastic Star Online 2
Although the user interface and menu layout seem a bit dated, Phantasy Star Online 2 is still incredibly fresh thanks to fast-action animated sci-fi combats, awesome character creation tools, randomly generated fields, a great group. electronic sound and its chaotic missions. It’s had over eight years of content updates rolled out last year with its Western release, and it soon gets a new open world, graphics engine update, new systems, and more, thanks to New Genesis. Its future looks bright.
2. World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft changed the MMORPG genre forever after its original release in 2004, differentiating itself from previous games by being more accessible for newcomers but maintaining complexity for veterans. With nearly sixteen years of fixes and eight expansions, WoW is an industry titan. While Shadowlands has had a few issues, there’s no denying that this game still has years of quests, raids, dungeons, and more. With the ability to also access WoW: Classic and the recently released Burning Crusade Classic servers, there has never been a more and better way to experience World of Warcraft.
1. Final Fantasy XIV: A Kingdom Reborn
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, one of the greatest modern achievements in video game history, took a widely criticized game at launch and completely redesigned it to sit atop the MMORPG throne. Final Fantasy XIV has only improved since launch with three expansions and a fourth underway, adding new classes, dungeons, and raids from Final Fantasy history and other Square Enix properties like Nier Automata. Final Fantasy XV may be over and Final Fantasy XVI is on its way, but A Realm Reborn still shows no signs of fatigue and is becoming our favorite MMORPG of all time.
And there we are! These are, for us, the 10 best MMORPGs of all time. Which are yours?
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