The advancement of technology has opened up doors to a multitude of options for entertainment. The younger generation mostly associates pastime and hobbies to gaming and can be seen spending a lot of time playing different games. These games also provide a competitive and pro platform to showcase your skills to the whole world and become famous, making it a viable career option.
A lot of these games are constantly being played by a very large number of concurrent active players on a daily basis, adding to their value and revenue. Thanks to this, the global market for games has been on a rise, making millions and millions and attracting more people to invest and compete for glory in a healthy environment. So, today we bring you some of the best online games that you can try casually as well as competitively with your friends and have a lot of fun.
Among Us- Among Us grew to huge popularity towards the end of 2020 and since then has never slowed down. You can play Among Us on both PC and Mobile. The game involves two factions- crewmates and impostors. The crewmates are supposed to complete their tasks on the map and the impostors have to kill them before they finish all their tasks. The twist is that the impostors are disguised as crewmates, bringing lots of strategy and tactics in the game. Developers are building mods for the game which brings new and fun modes like the sheriff and jester mod. It is one of the most fun games to play with your friends.
PUBG- PUBG (Playerunknown’s BattleGrounds) is a battle royale game that is available on desktop, android and iOS. You start dropping from the airplane on the map and are tasked to loot supplies and kill enemies until you are the last one standing. The game has a solo, duo and squad mode so you can either go in alone or with your friends and have a great time. The game boasts millions of concurrent players and a successful esports platform for those who want to play competitively. Although the game’s certain versions such as PUBG Mobile-Global are banned in some countries like India, players can still enjoy the thrill of the game by downloading the PC version from steam.
Counter-Strike Global Offensive- Counter-Strike- Global Offensive, also known as CSGO, has been one of the most successful games of the decade. It is a first person shooter that involves the terrorists trying to plant the bomb, while the counter terrorists trying to stop them. The game has a massive load-out of guns and fun maps that satiate the hunger of those competitive players out there looking for a challenge every game. The recoil, skins and strategies of the game makes it fun to learn and play. The game also has one of the largest communities and a successful e-sport scene.
Minecraft- It is a very popular game that revolves around mining materials and building stuff. It allows players to explore and do all sorts of crazy stuff including even roleplaying using their creativity and imagination, so it is a lot of fun when you dive in with your friends.
Call Of Duty- It is also a first person shooter just like CSGO that revolves around soldiers and war. It has both PC and Mobile versions that come in with a variety of different game modes like battle royale, death match, frontline and event modes that you can enjoy with your friends.
Some More Mentions
The vast number of great games available to play makes it extremely hard to justify choosing some out of many games. So we also recommend trying out these newer as well as classic titles that also make for a great pastime with friends-
- Rocket league
- Apex Legends
- GTA V
- League Of Legends
Online games have been a great source of entertainment and pastime that you can enjoy alone as well as with friends. The list provides you some out of the many options that you can try out. The current trend revolves around battle royal, RPG and action games. But we strongly recommend trying out whatever games you find interesting and have fun playing.