Fornite Battle Royale
Fortnite Battle Royale is a free-to-play game from Epic Games. Its a highly competitive and addictive battle royale game that features up to 100 players. You can play as a squad of four players or alone. The goal is to be the last person alive by killing other players or evading them, while staying within a constantly shrinking game zone. The game takes place in a consistent map. Players are airdropped into the game zone with nothing to defend or attack with. As a player, you have to scavenge for weapons, shields, and other combat items.
Fortnite Battle Royale is currently very popular. Its the most viewed game on Twitch beating the likes of League of Legends, PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds and DOTA 2. The game is available for download on Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and iOS with an Android version coming soon.
DOTA 2 is a multilayer online battle arena (MOBA) game developed by Valve. DOTA (Defense of the Ancients) started its early days as a mod for the Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft III. Currently its a stand-alone sequel to the original mod. DOTA 2 is played in two teams of five players, with each team defending their territory while trying to destroy the enemy’s Ancient. The ten players independently control a powerful character called a ‘Hero’. Each hero has unique abilities and styles of play that the players can use to defeat the enemy.
DOTA 2 has an incredible production quality and a rewarding gameplay, even though it has a very steep learning curve. Multiple game publications consider it to be the greatest game of all time. DOTA 2 has a highly popular and active competitive scene with several tournaments through out the year. The main event, “The International” has a prize pool totaling millions of dollars, the highest in any eSports. DOTA 2 is available for download through the Steam client for Windows, macOS and Linux.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (better known as PUBG) is a multilayer online battle royale game from PUBG Corporation. Its a highly popular game on Windows and Xbox One. Even though the PC and console versions are paid, a free mobile version has been released recently by Tencent Games. PUBG features a very similar gameplay to Fortnite Battle Royale. Games can have upto 100 players who parachute into an island and scavenge for weapons and equipments they can use to kill other players and be the last man standing. It also has a constantly shrinking game zone that brings the remaining players closer to each other.
The mobile version of PUBG features the same map as the PC and console counterparts. Even though it lacks the beautiful graphics, it retains the gameplay features. You can get PUBG mobile from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.
Warframe is a cooperative third-person shooter video game from Digital Extremes. The game puts you in control of a soldier in a Crysis-styled exosuit and equipped with guns and melee weapons. The player may engage in a player versus environment matches or a player vs player matches. Warframe really shines with its four player co-op mode. It is quick and action packed with several weapons and perks. The game lets you choose how you play it. You can go in all guns blazing or take a stealthier approach.
Even though most of the weapons and suits are paid contents, the free ones you get are plenty enough. Warframe has incredible graphics for a free to play game. You can download Warframe from Steam on Windows or get it on the Xbox One and Play Station 4.