Video games for PC are slowly replacing by games for smartphones. However, some still hold their popularity, and loyal players return to them again and again. Here we will talk about the five most popular PC games that we will never forget. We present you Minecraft, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valorant, and Call of Duty.
5. Call of Duty
Although it is at the bottom of our list, the significance of this video game is no less than the others. This famous series of games has the themes of World War II, the Cold War, and a fictional military conflict from the near future. So far, there are nine editions, the most popular being Warzone and Modern Warfare. Call of Duty is a first-person shooter, and in some parts of the game, the character of a third-person shooter appears.
During 2020, Call of Duty managed to maintain 100 million players monthly.
The publisher of this video game is Activision.
Valorant is a team tactical game whose plot is in the near future. The game chooses one of the agents, characters designed based on several countries and cultures worldwide. Teams consist of five players each, and there is an attacking and defensive team that rotates after 12 rounds. The team that collects 13 points first – out of 24 becomes the winner. The attackers need to plant a bomb, Spike, and defend it from the defensive team. If they succeed in that – they get points, and if the defensive players manage to defend themselves – it goes to them. Also, if one of the teams kills all the opposing players, points go to them. The rounds last for 100 seconds, and if that time expires, the points go to the defensive team.
During the two-month beta, Valorant had almost 3 million players a day. Data on the current number of players – not disclosed.
The publisher of this video game is Riot Games.
3. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
CS: GO is the fourth game in the Counter-Strike series. It has old maps with redesigned textures and brand new maps, ranks, and mods. Teams divide into terrorists and anti-terrorists. Weapons are purchased at the beginning of each round, with money awarded based on performance during the previous one. The winning team received significantly more money by placing or removing the bomb, and killing the enemy, brings the player extra money. Fines apply if a player shoots a player from his team. The number of players in the teams and the time allotted for the rounds depends on the chosen game mode.
In March, a record of simultaneous players has reached – 1,198,581.
It is played via the Steam platform, and the publisher is Valve Corporation.
2. League of Legends
LoL is a game in which players control the chosen hero, each of whom has a set of unique abilities that decide their style of play. It is a real-time action strategy. The object of the game is to destroy the main building in the enemy base – Nexus. All the heroes at the beginning of the match are weak, but they progress through the game. They can reach the maximum, 18th level. Each level increases one of the four magic of the hero and thus makes him stronger. Killing minions, opposing players, and destroying opposing defensive towers brings points (experience) to the players, which additionally helps them reach the highest possible level. In the primary mode – ten players are divided into two teams, which are arranged on three sides of the map.
During June this year, LoL was played by more than 2 million players at the same time.
The publisher of this game is Riot Games.
Minecraft is a game in which players create and break various blocks in three-dimensional worlds. The main game modes are Survival and Creative. In the first, the players have to find food and construction supplies on their own. They communicate with a mass of similar blocks or moving creatures. In the Creative program, players get supplies and do not have to eat to survive, and they can immediately break all types of blocks.
In 2020, the active users of this video game reached the number of 131 million monthly.
The publisher of this game is Mojang.
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