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5 Online Games Men Like To Play During Their Free Time

During free time, it has been seen that the majority of men try to be involved in fun activities, which mainly consists of gaming. With multiple types of games available today, the devices and accessories for gaming have evolved a lot as well. However, these can be said as complex gaming methods. To simply game in the free time, games available online are the most visited and played.

Top Games That Men Play During Their Free Time

Given below are five of the most popular games that are generally played by men during their free time. The list contains online games of multiple genres and types, and each of them is extremely popular among both adults and middle-aged men.

The games are given below.

  1. Texas Holdem

One of the most popular ways for men to spend their leisure time is by playing Texas Holdem. Little is known about the invention of this game, but Robstown, Texas is officially recognized as the game’s birthplace, dating it to the early 1900s. Afterwards the game spread throughout Texas and was introduced to Las Vegas in 1963 at the California Club by Corky McCorquodale.

The game is basically a card poker game played online in a community. The gameplay solely focuses on the betting purpose with the different playing cards and game modes as well. Playing this version of poker online provides a sense of adrenaline rush, as the rules of the games are basically the same as the card poker games. This game is available in Texas Holdem tournament and Texas Holdem cash game, where there are minor changes and inclusion of the rules.

The number of players in this game is around two to ten, and the player with the most number of chips won will incur the highest profit. Ultimately, the aim in playing this game online is to make all the other players fold before the showdown occurs, or to have the best hand among the players.

  • PUBG

PUBG is probably the hottest game that is being played in the world online at present.

Month Avg. Players Peak Players
February 2020 257,584.3 606,689
January 2020 275,363.0 645,414
December 2019 308,445.5 686,239
November 2019 305,659.4 695,92

Forget about free time, many men even make time by shortening other activities for playing PUBG. The number of players playing PUBG is increasing at an exponential rate. The game can only be played online, and at present, men of nearly all ages are spending their free time playing PUBG.

This is basically a third-person or first-person shooting game with the main aim to survive till the last man standing. The game initially starts off with 99 players in single mode, and the one to stay alive till the last is the winner. With excellent graphics and fascinating gameplay, the game is extremely popular. The game can also be played at duo and squad mode, where you can team up with other players to try and eliminate other teams collectively.

  • Star Wars Battlefront 2

Initially, the game Star Wars Battlefront 2 started off poorly in the year 2005. At one point, the game was classified as the same as any random gamble, and the initial reaction was not in favour of the gamers. However, with time, the game has developed excellently, and at present, with the 2017 version of the game, there are hardly any users who can question the gameplay.

There are not really many distractions in the game at present, and the gameplay experience of the Star Wars Battlefront 2 is amazing to say the least. Over 70 percent of the world is diehard Star War fans, and having a game to play with blasters, lightsabers, and starships provides a nostalgic Star Wars experience online.

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike is one of the first generation battle royal first-person multiplayer games, which was developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve. It is still going strong. The reason for the popularity of this game is its portrayal of the ultra-modern military equipment, and it has been a major hit since 2016. The gameplay requires an extremely fast level of gaming and an even faster response rate. The game is mainly revolving around skills, teamwork, and tactics.

With a feeling of nostalgia, the middle-aged men spend a lot of their free time playing this game. In December 2018, it was estimated that the number of new players joining each month is around 11 million globally.

  • GTA Online

In GTA 5 or the Grand Theft Auto 5, there is an online mode which is the recent craze of online gamers. Since its release in September 17th, 2013 Grand Theft Auto V an action-adventure game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games has been steadily increasing each month the number of new players:

Month Avg. Players Peak Players
February 2020         142,724.5 267,36
January 2020 111,300.2 214,796
December 2019 97,777.7 204,137
November 2019 68,842.9 138,54

GTA Online is one of the most popular gaming series in which, a gamer can lead the life of multiple occupations. The gameplay is connected with expensive items, illegal activities, risky heists, and different types of other criminal activities, and up to 30 players can play at the same time, being a crime boss who is hungry for power and crime.