As the world continues to be gripped by a global pandemic, it appears that online games are more crucial than ever. From the comfort of our desks or sofas, we can connect with friends and loved ones through online games. However, with so many games offering online multiplayer options, how can you choose the best? That's where we come in since we've got you covered with our list of the 5 best online games to play with your friends.

Words with Friends, Best Online Games

Words With Friends

If you and your friends share a love for words and languages or you are looking for something fun yet educational, you should try the Words With Friends game. Challenge your friends and loved ones to a game of unscrambling letters you get each round to form words. You can even play with incentives where the person with the highest total score wins a gift. The competition will add more fun to the game.


Fortnite is such a popular game that almost every millennial and gen z person plays it or knows someone who plays it. This is unsurprising as it is an incredibly fun family-friendly game that can provide an opportunity for you to bond with your family and friends more intimately. This battle royale game offers many challenges for gamers to scale. With new changes to the map of the game’s world and new equipment being introduced for battles, there is so much fun you and your friends and even family can have on Fortnite. Something you should however take note of is that actual guns are used in the game. So if you have a friend who is adverse to guns and shooting, this might not be the game for them. That said, you and your loved ones can enjoy the game for free on Xbox One, PC, Switch, PS4, and mobile.


Minecraft is yet another popular game that has seen many people jumping on it since its resurgence in 2020. This may be due to the pandemic. Whatever the reason is we are glad this game is back and popular again. This means more people to play with. The game allows up to eight different players to join an online game to build whatever they can think up in creative mode or to see how long they can last in survival mode. It is a great game to bring out your inner smart thinker and creativity. The game is available on Xbox One, PC, Switch, PS4, and mobile for $20. It is available for free on Xbox Game Pass.

NBA 2K20

This is a favorite amongst NBA enthusiasts for a good number of reasons. For a start, the game makes it possible for you to portray your favorite team and players. It creates a great simulation of the NBA season complete with playoffs and trades. You and your friends can bring a full squad of basketballers to a match and play as a team against another team online. The game is available for $60 online, $30 dollars for the physical versions on Xbox One, PC, PS4, and Switch, and for free on Xbox Game Pass.

Choose which games are best suited for your group of friends or play different games with different friends. have lots of fun!


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NBA 2K20


Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC
Publisher(s): 2K Games, 2K Sports
Developer(s): Visual Concepts
Genres: Sports
Themes: Sports
Release Date: 2019-09-06

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