What Is the Most Popular Online Game?

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As of March 2014, the most popular online game on the Raptr gaming platform is World of Warcraft, according to Statista. The game is developed by Blizzard Entertainment.

World of Warcraft, popularly known as WoW, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, or MMORPG, that is set in the fantasy Warcraft universe. Its story begins in Azeroth, occurring 4 years after the end of Warcraft III. WoW was released during the 10th anniversary of the Warcraft franchise on November 23, 2004. Since its first expansion game in 2007, Blizzard has released four other expansion games.

World of Warcraft holds the Guinness World Record for being the most played MMORPG.