Best Massively Multiplayer Games on Steam

Steam currently has 4,979 Massively Multiplayer games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Massively Multiplayer game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Garry's Mod

Garry's Mod is a physics sandbox. There aren't any predefined aims or goals. We give you the tools and leave you to play.

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Garry's Mod holds the #1 spot for "best Massively Multiplayer game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,067,095 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,032,248 positive reviews and 34,847 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Garry's Mod on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/29/2006
Developer Facepunch Studios
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 4000

2. CarX Drift Racing Online

CarX Drift Racing Online is your chance to immerse yourself in the real world of drifting. Get together with friends, tune your car and burn some tires!

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CarX Drift Racing Online has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 76,418 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 72,943 positive reviews and 3,475 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 11/17/2017
Developer CarX Technologies, LLC
Publisher CarX Technologies, LLC
Steam App Id 635260

3. Raft

Raft™ throws you and your friends into an epic oceanic adventure! Alone or together, players battle to survive a perilous voyage across a vast sea! Gather debris, scavenge reefs and build your own floating home, but be wary of the man-eating sharks!

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Raft has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 311,598 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 291,336 positive reviews and 20,262 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Raft on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 6/20/2022
Developer Redbeet Interactive
Publisher Axolot Games
Steam App Id 648800

4. Super Animal Royale

It’s a fight for furvival! Super Animal Royale is a 64-player, frenetic, top-down 2D battle royale where murderous animals fight tooth, claw, and machine gun across an abandoned safari park.

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Super Animal Royale has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 39,928 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 37,452 positive reviews and 2,476 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Super Animal Royale on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 8/26/2021
Franchise Modus Games
Developer Pixile
Publishers
Steam App Id 843380

5. Shakes and Fidget

Shakes & Fidget is a hilarious fantasy role-playing satire and at the same time, an award-winning RPG! Sounds crazy? With over 50 million enthusiastic players, it ranks among the most celebrated online role-playing games worldwide!

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Shakes and Fidget has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 35,376 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 33,187 positive reviews and 2,189 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Shakes and Fidget on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 2/25/2016
Developer Playa Games GmbH
Publisher Playa Games GmbH
Steam App Id 438040

6. Kukoro: Stream chat games

Kukoro: Stream chat games is the ultimate mini-game compilation to engage your Twitch community. With this games, your audience will be able to play with you in real time receiving the individual relevance they deserve, growing your channel day by day.

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Kukoro: Stream chat games has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 822 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 806 positive reviews and 16 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 2/2/2024
Developer HeyNau
Publisher HeyNau
Steam App Id 1166990

7. Sledders

Rev' up your sled & dive into fresh powder in Sledders! Realistic, physics-based snowmobile simulator in backcountries full of deep snow. Ride with and against your friends in online multiplayer. Can you reach the peak before others? Show off your sled-skills now on Sledders.

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Sledders has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,679 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,620 positive reviews and 59 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Sledders on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 12/5/2023
Franchise Bonus Stage Publishing
Developer Hanki Games
Publisher Bonus Stage Publishing
Steam App Id 2486740

8. ShellShock Live

Demolish your friends with hundreds of upgradable weapons shot from your customizable tank in this action-packed online multiplayer tanks game. Earn XP to level up and unlock new tanks, weapons, and gear. Fight against or alongside your friends for strategic team or free-for-all matches.

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ShellShock Live has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 33,909 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 31,648 positive reviews and 2,261 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play ShellShock Live on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 5/22/2020
Developer kChamp Games
Publisher kChamp Games
Steam App Id 326460

9. 热血大唐

《热血大唐》是一款文字策略养成类国风手游,具技能搭配、兵种相克、武将选择、答疑解密、国战策略等多种烧脑玩法。游戏以隋末唐初架空故事为大背景,你将作为一名出生寒门的小生,经历层层筛选,在严格的科举考试中脱颖而出,初入朝堂,涉世未深,要从最基础的处理政务做起,步步为营,利用自己的智慧步步高升,最后还天下一个太平!掌控权利,治理天下,再现大唐盛世!

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热血大唐 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 611 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 600 positive reviews and 11 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 4/24/2024
Developer 广州玖趣网络科技有限公司
Publisher 广州玖趣网络科技有限公司
Steam App Id 2718730

10. Apewar

Apewar is an online tactical and action FPS/TPS monkey war game adapted from real life. Build your monkey team and fight against your enemies. By playing in a coordinated way, you can have fun and win with a good strategy. Monkeys are strong together!

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Apewar has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Massively Multiplayer games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,653 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,341 positive reviews and 312 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Apewar on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 3/24/2023
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Steam App Id 2306590

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96
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11/17/2017
94
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6/20/2022
93
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316
8/26/2021
92
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2/25/2016
92
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30
2/2/2024
92
$5.99
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56
12/5/2023
92
$24.99
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ShellShock Live steam charts
189
5/22/2020
91
$9.99
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20
4/24/2024
91
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2
3/24/2023
91
$1.99
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16
11/21/2023
91
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8/13/2020
91
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9/13/2011
91
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7/7/2017
91
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339
3/30/2017
90
$29.99
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Fistful of Frags steam charts
54
5/9/2014
90
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Day of Defeat: Source steam charts
133
9/26/2005
90
$9.99
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Just Cause 2: Multiplayer Mod steam charts
7
12/16/2013
89
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Just Cause 2 steam charts
119
3/23/2010
89
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Rec Room steam charts
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9/2/2021
89
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Steambase has best-in-class data powered directly by Steam, our data partners, and in-house experts. Reviews and rankings are enriched, analyzed, and updated in real-time to ensure we surface the most up-to-date insights. Learn more about the Steambase approach to data collection and our review methodology.

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). CarX Drift Racing Online on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Raft on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Super Animal Royale on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). Shakes and Fidget on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Kukoro: Stream chat games on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 3). Sledders on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 29). ShellShock Live on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). 热血大唐 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Apewar on Steam. Steam Store.

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