Top 5 Most Popular Video games of 2021

Top 5 Most Popular Video games of 2021

Sampson Henderson, Staff

It’s never too late to pick up a good video game and give it a try. Here are five of the most popular video games in the U.S., as of 2021.

  1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. This first-person shooter game published by Activision is the 16th overall in the Call of Duty series. It came out in October 2019 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The storyline follows a CIA officer and British forces who team up to try and save the fictional country of Urzikstan from invasion. Rated: Mature, 17+
  2. NBA 2K20. This basketball simulation game, based on the National Basketball Association, is published by 2K Sports. It’s the 21st installment in the NBA 2K franchise, after (you guessed it) NBA 2K19. The game came out in November 2019 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Rated: Everyone
  3. Madden NFL 20. This football simulation game published by Electronic Arts is based on the National Football League. This version, which came out in August 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows, is the latest in the Madden NFL series. Rated: Everyone
  4. Borderlands 3. Released in September 2019 from publisher 2K Games, Borderlands 3 is a first-person shooter action game; it shipped more than 5 million copies in its first five days. It’s the sequel to Borderlands 2, which came out in 2012, and is the fourth in the Borderlands series. Rated: Mature, 17+
  5. Mortal Kombat 11. This fighting game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment came out in April 2019 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It’s the 11th overall installment in the Mortal Kombat series, following Mortal Kombat X, which came out in 2015. Rated: Mature, 17+

 

These are only five of the most popular games of 2021. And be warned: the age restrictions are no joke.