Tuesday, February 7, 2023

10 Popular Games On Epic Game Store

Games10 Popular Games On Epic Game Store

One thing we know for sure is that Epic Games is both a game developer and a game distributor. After the enormous success of Fortnite, Epic Games has been on a journey to become one of the best game developers in the industry line. With that said, dive into this article as we unravel what are the popular games you can find on Epic Game Store!

The list of popular games on the Epic Games Store varies from time to time as there are always new arrivals as time goes by. What we have here is a list of popular games of all time, which means it is in general, popular, and will always be popular.

#1. Fortnite

Fortnite took the world by storm, literally. At the time when it was launched (2017), it was a game that had so much potential that every streamer jumped on the train to give it a shot. Little do these streamers know that this game would not only make them have fun but also was the game that they were waiting for their whole life; most of their current viewers were acquired due to them playing this game. It is fun, creative, and a big mix of a lot of things. It’s a battle royale game (a game where the last man standing wins) while the game has been out for a while; it is undoubtedly one of the most popular games not only in the epic store but also in the whole world.

Fortnite Tracker
Source: Fortnite tracker

The game allows you to build to defend and to push someone which is something that no other battle royal game has done, they allow for cross-play (playing between different consoles and machines), and the graphics are very appealing to gamers, especially their target audience; cartoonish but not too much, and what allows them to be played by so many would be how they keep their minimum requirement for running the game at a very low point; even those who do not have the luxury to build a gaming pc would practically be able to run this game.

They keep their contents fresh by changing up the available items in the game and adding skins (cosmetics/accessories) that allow the game to flourish (in money) and keep their audience active due to having new seasons that come with “known reference” accessories such as Naruto (a popular shonen anime), Dragon ball and even from movies such as Transformers, MCU and DCEU. The game also has great lore where you can dive into the story and it is always being updated whenever a new season and chapter arrives.

#2. Rocket League

Rocket League is a game that launched in 2015 with a $15 price tag and later became free to play due to the failure of acquiring players. Though when it became free; that’s where the real fun started for the game, lot of gamers hopped in these; rocket-powered cars that you used to get a shot of car soccer. Who thought a lot of people actually liked “Hotwheels”-looking cars that you used to play soccer huh?

Rocket League
Rocket League

Well since it is very accessible and easy to play; a lot of people started getting into it and since it is free; it would never break the bank!

#3. GTA V

Grand Theft Auto 5, the fifth installment in the main Grand Theft Auto franchise, was released in the year 2013; yes, that was not a typo! This game was released in 2013 and as most people know, GTA V (Grand Theft Auto 5) is one of the most played games of all time, for it is fun. Fun, as in you are able to play in a world where you can do anything as your player; drive and crash a plethora of vehicles, go to fun clubs, and even get your hands on just chill golf or tennis.

GTA V
GTA V

It is an open-world type game where you can explore, has amazing graphics, and an engaging story (if you decide to play the story that is.)

#4. Genshin Impact

Who asked for an open-world RPG (Role Playing Game) that has cute but cool anime-looking characters? Honestly, no one, but this game came in clutch in the middle of the pandemic. It allowed itself to climb the popular game ladder in the Epic Games. Quickly a fan favorite due to a lot of people looking for something new to play in the middle of the pandemic.

Genshin Impact

The developers making it free allowed it to be a game that anyone can play; not only that it has smooth and cool gameplay it also had great music, Japanese voice acting, good lore and story, and lastly a guaranteed update every 6 weeks; who does not like updates? No one.

#5. Fall Guys

The cutest game anyone could probably ask for. Fall Guys a game that came out on August 4 of 2020. Fun, cute, chaotic, and everything in between! Play as an adorable bean with custom mascots and go parkour through the heavily chaotic obstacle that different game modes and maps offer. The game was also made free for more players to be able to hop on to this chaotic fun.

Fall Guys
Fall Guys

Basically, all you have to do in the game is played as a bean, run from start to finish, surviving a challenge, or sometimes work as a team. It is also in a way, a type of battle royale but without guns and beating each other up!

#6. Valorant

Ah, a shooter game; that is not surprising. Considering this game is a direct competitor for any shooter; specifically, CSGO (Counter Strike Global Offensive) this game went up in rating in the whole world. Valorant was initially released to be played on its own client Riot Games but later was added to the plethora of games available to be played within the Epic Games Store.

Valorant
Valorant

Valorant is a 5v5 shooter free-to-play tactical shooter game, where you get to play as agents with different skills and be able to equip guns with different recoil, aim style, and damage.  It also has a ranking system using ELO points which go from Iron, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Ascendant, Immortal, and Finally; Radiant.

#7. Metro Last Light Redux

Metro Last Light Redux
Metro Last Light Redux

Are you into a first-person shooter, story game that is set in a post-apocalyptic-themed world? Well then, this is the game perfect for you. Metro: Last Light Redux is an installment in the “Metro” Franchise. Also a remastered version of the base game “Metro Last Light”. It is a game wherein you get to explore a dark atmospheric world, a set exploration to uncover the truth where you’ll meet the vast majority of multiple different spooky but cool-looking creatures that you’ll have to escape from or fight with, and also meet new friends. Overall, graphically good game, that has a great sense of mystery in it.

#8. Naraka Bladepoint

Another battle royale entry in our list of popular games from the Epic Games Store! Naraka: Bladepoint is a third-person, action ninja and samurai-style battle royale that is developed by the 24 Entertainment company. Rarely can any game have a good entry in the battle royale genre, but this one is unique. It has a solo, duo, or trio game mode that allows you to play different classes of characters that contributes to the experience of playing the game.

Naraka Bladepoint
Naraka Bladepoint

There are a lot of different skills and equipment combinations that resets every time you enter the playing field; for you have to loot everything from scratch and combine which one best suits your playstyle, like swords what type of swords? Do you like to play range with what; bow or guns? It’s just a ton of fun to play and it also incorporates boss-type styles of enemies (other than the other players you’re going to fight) that drop great loot when you defeat.

#9. Bloons TD 6

Bloons TD 6 or Bloons Tower Defense 6 is as the same suggests a tower defense game. You play this game in a 2.5D perspective, unlike their previous games which are in 2D. You as a player,  have the power to select different monkeys. Monkeys evolved, and they are also of different classes and play different but pivotal roles in winning a round. These monkeys can affect the balloon-type objects which are called “Bloons”; they can pop, slow down or take them to gain new abilities. The main goal is to not let the “Bloons” pass and say what Gandalf once said. “You shall not pass!”

Bloons TD 6
Bloons TD 6

Bloons TD 6 or Bloons Tower Defense 6 is as the same suggests a tower defense game. You play this game in a 2.5D perspective, unlike their previous games which are in 2D. You as a player,  have the power to select different monkeys. Monkeys evolved, and they are also of different classes and play different but pivotal roles in winning a round. These monkeys can affect the balloon-type objects which are called “Bloons”; they can pop, slow down or take them to gain new abilities. The main goal is to not let the “Bloons” pass and say what Gandalf once said. “You shall not pass!”

#10. FIFA 23

FIFA 23
FIFA 23

FIFA 23 is an installment in the “FIFA Games” series, where you play as whichever your favorite character is available in a certain team in this certain year. For those people that do not follow the sports world cup, FIFA World Cup is an association for the international football scene, (football in English and soccer in British) the goal of the game is to score a goal (no pun intended) by kicking the ball into the goal.

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Currently on this date one of the most downloaded and popular games due to it being a triple AAA game (Meaning it has a high-budget and high-profile game). It has a great storyline, great voice acting, superb visuals, and a soundtrack. If you wanted to play a game that felt like a long movie, then this would be it as of writing it is currently on sale on the epic games store for only 20$ and it became free this December 27, which caused the spike of it in popularity.

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Mary Julcel
Mary Julcel
Mary is a technical writer from a lovely town in the Philippines who loves technology. She enjoys explaining complex stories in a simple way.

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