The 10 Most Popular Video Games Right Now (2020)

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Nowadays, most people cannot think of their day without playing a video game. And you will be surprised to hear that a large portion of people around the world spend most of their day playing video games.

But if you look back in the past, specifically, before the 1980s, most people have no idea about the concept of video gaming. After the 1980s the video gaming steadily gained popularity among people. But these days, wherever you will look, you will notice at least one person is playing video games.

However, do you know what the most popular video games are right now? Here this article will present you the ten most popular video games right now (2020).

The 10 Most Popular Video Games of 2020

So, what do you think? Which games can be the 10 most popular video games right now (2022)? Any guess? Well, do not think much since here, in below; for your convenience, we have mentioned the top 10 most popular video games of 2022 so far-

The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II is an action-adventure game released on June 19, 2020, which might be one of the most popular and controversial video games right now. It is the most big-budget video game ever in gaming history.

The game comes with a strong story and great combat, and players need to play the game from the third-person perspective. While playing the game, to fight against enemies or cannibalistic creatures, the gamers are allowed to use firearms, improvised weapons. The gaming platform of this game is PlayStation 4.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The game which took control of the internet and game player’s heart immediately after its release is Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Since it released during the early days of quarantine specifically on March 20, 2020, it has made its way to win the heart of the gamers fast. This video game is based on life simulation.

You can play the game on the Nintendo Switch and experience beaches and simulated island life through this game.

Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal, released on March 20, 2020, is a sequel to the series game Doom (2016). At the beginning of the year, this game has ripped and torn its way into the gamer’s hearts. The game’s graphics, soundtrack, combat mechanics, etc. have made it praiseworthy and received positive reviews from game lovers.

The game’s story is based on a mission where players play the lead role to prevent the alien Maykrs’ plans from succeeding to exterminate humanity and end Hell’s consumption of Earth. In this game, the player runs through Hell and splatters and splashes the demons into bits by gun. You can play it on platforms such as PC or PlayStation 4 or Xbox One according to your wish.

Half-Life: Alyx

Virtual Reality is fun, isn’t it?  Well, you can experience it on Half-Life: Alyx game where you have to think like it is your real-life and need to take cover, aim weapons towards the enemies.

But to play the game, the player of the game needs to learn to reload weapons fast to play the game easily. March 23, 2020, is the game released date, and the available platform of the game is PC. But you will require a VR headset to play the game.

Final Fantasy VII Remake

It is a remake action role-playing game that is released on March 2, 2020. Square Enix brought this remake game on the market, and the results are so excellent. The game’s graphics, gameplay, story, and music have ripped and torn its way into the gamer’s hearts.

Since it is a remake of the old 1997 game, it has been designed by keeping in mind to fascinate the old fans as well as engage the whole new generation of gamers. You can experience this formative and exciting game on the PlayStation 4.

popular video games 2020

Ghost of Tsushima

You must have heard of the game Ghost of Tsushima that was released on July 17, 2020, and available on the PlayStation 4. It is an action-adventure game that comes with an elegant story and its story sets it apart from its competition.

Also, its visuals with striking colors and combat help to win the gamer’s heart all around the world. The available platform of the game is PlayStation 4


Can you imagine in a game where you will not play like a hero, rather you will play the role of a monster? Well, you can do this through the Carrion video game.

This game allows you to become the tentacle monster that is trapped in a lab and eats humans in order to regain health and powers to escape from the trapped situation. The available platforms of the game are PC, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch.

Kentucky Route Zero TV Edition

If you are a gamer who falls in love with Twin Peaks, then there is no chance that you will not like the game Kentucky Route Zero which is a point-and-click adventure game. Though it was released in 2011 episodically, the edition packages for TV come in the year 2020.

It has taken place in the gamer’s heart by its unique story. You can experience this point-and-click adventure game on various platforms such as PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, etc.

Moving Out

A simple game based on moving objects, furniture from houses into a moving van, and positioning them is moving out. The game released on April 28, 2020, makes a blast after release. Though the concept is simple, you will feel passion while playing this game.

Based on Google users, 91% of people liked this video game. The available platforms of this game are PlayStation 4, Xbox One, windows or PC, Mac, and Nintendo Switch.

Murder by Numbers

If you say you still do not know about the game Murder by Numbers, I will say you are already missing a good puzzle-based game. It is an immensely inventive and creative game.

The game was released on March 5, 2020, and owns the gamer’s heart who loves linear problem-solving and logic puzzles games. The available platforms of this game are PC and Nintendo Switch. You can easily find this game on F95 Zone.

Final Words

The year 2020 has brought some amazing and fantastic games for gamers so far and hoping many best is still on its way to rip and tear their way into the gamer’s hearts. And hopefully, after reading this article, now you know about the 10 most popular video games right now (2020). Happy gaming!

Abdullah Ghazi is a digital marketing expert who loves to share his knowledge with the world. He is an active blogger who loves to read, write, watch sports and play video games. In addition, he is also a tech geek who keeps track of all the innovations in the world and dreams of becoming one of the top bloggers on the planet.

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