Battle Royale is the new most popular genre at the moment in the world of videogames. And why not? Battle Royale games can give you everything other games can. Mind boggling strategy, building, run and gun, first-person shooter, Third Person shooter and what not.
The reason behind Battle Royale games being popular is very simple. This one genre provides you everything you can get out of other games. The theme itself is pretty interesting, multiplayer games reached a new height with Battle Royale games. This genre allows you to play solo or with your squad yet at the same time you fight more than one enemy. Being the last man standing is a great feeling and every player can feel it in any battle royale games.
What started with H1Z1 turned into something huge when PUBG and Fortnite came in. Other organizations saw the success and as a result, now we have more games offering you a battle royale experience. Counter-Strike: GO was one of the games to who added a battle royale mode for the players. Warface did it before CSGO.
These games offer you a complete battle royale experience. You can feel the adrenaline rush and the intense immersive gameplay can really get on to your nerves. Battle Royale games really hit the roof when PUBG came out. Even if we ignore the PUBG PC community the mobile PUBG community alone can tell many games to back off. In South East Asia Valve's DOTA2 and CSGO used to be the most popular games with a stable and growing community. After PUBG mobile hit the market, that story changed. PUBG is not anymore one of the popular games, in this particular region it has become the most popular game.
With Battle Royale genre moving ahead so fast we are expecting few new battle royale games to release but until then here are the Top 5 best Battle Royale games you can play.
PUBG had a super busy 2018. They did not only release two new maps but also adding more features to the game while the game is already breaking records all over the world. PUBG came out to the PC gaming industry first, after the huge success developers decided to release it on the mobile and the mobile version was so popular that they released PUBG emulator so the game can be played on the computer.
Wait! What? Yeah PUBG emulator is basically an emulated version of a mobile game which is a mobile version of a PC game. Totally very simple.
Doesn't matter how much you joke about it, the game is doing some serious business. PUBG mobile entered the Esports pretty fast after the release and now we can see Million dollar tournaments all over the world.
PUBG allows you to play solo, Duo and squad games. You will be matched against the same. Even the emulator version is so popular that it takes roughly 10-15 seconds or less to find a match against other players who are using emulators. You can strictly play against mobile players or you can use emulator and play against other players who are using the emulator. The emulator is PUBG's own product so no, you will not be banned for using it.
Tencent Games has also come up with PUBG Lite which is basically a lighter version of PUBG and can be played on low end PCs and mobile devices.
PUBG Mobile is one of the best battle royale games out there and rank number 1 on this list of top 5 Best Battle Royale Games that you should play.
2. Apex Legends
Respawn officially announced its free to play shooter - Apex Legends and the game became an instant hit soon it released. Respawn added a hero squad with the battle royale twist and fans could not get enough of it. Apex gained 50 million players in the first month which is massive for any game in any genre. The game is constantly adding new characters and the Novel system added a great way to communicate without using mics.
Fortnite had a great year in 2018. It felt like the game came out to counter PUBG and it has all the ingredients to do so. Comparing to PUBG's basic Shooting Game look Fortnite is much more vibrant and fun to look at while PUBG is much more realistic. Then again Skins can be changed.
Epic doesn't mind experimenting with the game, so you can always see some "weird flex but okay" type of game mode as their 50 vs 50 modes. Even the maps keep changing. If you are looking for a fun and vibrant battle royale game then Fortnite should be on your list.
4. Battlefield 5: Firestorm
Battlefield 5's battle royale mode has hit the market and the game managed to pull players towards it with amazing sound effects and stunning visuals. The game supports 64 players in the battle royale mode on the largest map in the history of the battlefield. The game's destructible buildings and vehicles like Panzer tanks are a special attraction. Firestorm is not exactly the kind of Battle Royale for which you will buy the game, consider there are PUBG and Apex available for free but it is still one of the top games when it comes to Battle Royale Genre.
5. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Blackout
There is no campaign in Call of Duty 4 but the game's Battle Royale Mode called Blackout is a badass. The Map of this game will trap you in your nostalgia, the game recreated the old COD maps from many previous COD games. It is a fast-paced "Run and Gun" type of game that will keep you on your toes and never let you get bored. The game is still getting new features and custom games.
The developers are also working on Call of Duty Mobile and will breing this epic franchise into mobile gaming.
This completes our list of Top 5 Best Battle Royale Games that you should play.
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