Online gaming is very popular and people often turn to it to find new friends, loved ones or just a bit of fun. Some play professionally and earn for themselves and even their families. Here is a list of the top 10 video game companies which also offer online multiplayer games.
Electronic Arts is a very large company, known for a lot of series. Everyone loves to play Battlefield online, especially Battlefield V, a graphically beautiful, yet still very playable game. Need for Speed is every car lover’s dream, especially of those who watched the Fast and the Furious series. Mass Effect, Dragon Age, these are the RPGs under EA and then there is also Apex Legends, a free-to-play battle royale game, showing signs of competitions versus the likes of Fortnite and PUBG.
Valve is very active in the esports scene, having developed two of the most-played esports titles, Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Dota 2 is a MOBA while Counter-Strike is a first-person-shooter. Both games are two of the most played competitive esports titles. Their championships usually earn the top tier players a lot of money. Valve is also the company behind Steam, a digital distribution platform which sells video games, lots of video games. They work on multiple systems, now, with Linux distributions gaining support through the use of Proton and even non-native games work on Linux.
These two companies hold so many franchises between that that it would be difficult to name all of them. World of Warcraft and Starcraft II are important titles, Overwatch, the Diablo series, and from Activision, the Call of Duty series, and a new game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
Ubisoft and optimized games is a solid meme, which is not always true. Ubisoft does release optimized games, like the recent editions to the Far Cry series. Among other games from Ubisoft are the Assassin’s Creed games as well as the Tom Clancy’s series.
They are a holding company, who own Rockstar Games, the teams behind the Grand Theft Auto series. They are also behind the Civilization series, the Borderlands series, the BioShock series and many more. Take-Two is a gigantic company which makes sure that their developers deliver a good product.
Nintendo is a very large company which has its own set of consoles and video games designed specifically for those consoles. They are behind one of gaming’s most iconic characters, Mario, from the Super Mario series.
Everyone loves a bit of Tekken, which is Namco-Bandai’s most famous game. The Tekken series are one of the world’s most iconic fighting game series.
When talking about fighting games, one cannot leave Capcom out of the conversation. Their Street Fighter series are equally as famous. They are also behind the Resident Evil and Devil May Cry series.
Sega has built plenty of consoles and arcade cabinets as well as video games for those systems, earning a Guiness World Record. They are known for their Sonic the Hedgehog series, that and at least 5 consoles.
They are the company behind some of the most iconic RPGs in the world, the Chrono series and the Final Fantasy and the Deus Ex series.
These are the top ten video game companies in the world, as of now.