Are swords, daggers and magical wands just not your thing in MMOs? Would you rather wield a high-powered rifle, dual guns or a bazooka? We have selected our favrorite MMOs with guns in the list below
Our list is in random order, but all feature guns. Take a look and find out which one of these shooter MMORPGs suit your playstyle. From classic fantasy MMOs lightly featuring guns to all out FPS-MMOs.
Amazon Game Studio’s New World is set up to be a giant in the MMO space despite still being a few months away from release at the time of writing this article.
New World is a classless MMO where you build your character based on skills, style, weapons and gear, so why not build a character that specializes in guns?
The world of New World is based on mid 1600 America where players will settle and surivive in the New World, so the guns will be mostly rifles and handguns from that period.
Star Wars: The Old Republic
While the Jedies and Sith in SWTOR go to battle with the legendary light sabers, the other classes heavily favor guns of all sorts.
Troopers wield heavy blaster cannons and rockets. Smugglers use either a single or dual wield lightweight blasters.
On the Empire side, Bounty Hunters have a wide arsenal of guns and weapons at their disposal and Imperial Agents use high-powered blaster rifles.
Star Trek Online
More of a Star Trek fan than a Star Wars fan? We’ll your in luck because Star Trek Online is also a great MMO and it also feature a selection of futuristic guns.
In STO you play as the captain of your own ship that you can control but can also “beam down” and adventure on foot through various adventures and settings.
STO is even available on Xbox and Playstation 4 if PC gaming isn’t your cup of tea.
The main draw of Star Citizen might be it’s space simulation and ships, but the guns in this game looks absolutely amazing as well, and a lot of effort goes into designing the games weaponry.
Simply do a Google image search for “Star Citizen guns” and you’ll know what we mean.
Another great sci-fi with loads of guns, even customizable guns that are used in a thrid-person shooter combat system.
Defiance was developed by Trion along with the Syfy television show with the same name.
Defiance 2050 is available on Xbox, PS4 and PC.
The Bungie / Activision giant is one of the most well-known FPS-MMOs, featuring a vast range of guns and equipment, from machineguns, shotguns and sniper rifles to grenade launchers.
Character progression is achieved through PvE or PvP gameplay.
Destiny 2 is available on PC, Xbox, Playstation and Stadia.
The original Planetside was developed and released in 2003 by Sony Online Entertainment who was already major players in the MMO space with it’s fantasy MMO Everquest.
Sony Online Entertainment is now know as Daybreak games and released Planetside 2 in 2012, but is still going strong on PC and PS4.
Daybreak confirmed last year that Planetside 3 is in development.
Secret World Legends
The Secret World has been praised as one of the most original and different games in the MMO market. It was re-released as Secret World Legends in 2017.
The world is inspired heavily by H.P. Lovecraft and Stephen King and should be a hit for fans of horror and mystery.
The game has a great plot, PvE and PvP combat and a huge range of abilities.
Weapons of all sorts are available including various guns.
Guild Wars 2
Looking for a more traditional fantasy MMO experience but with some guns sprinkled in? Then Guild Wars 2 might be the game for you.
Guild Wars has been a staple in the MMORPG genre for over a decade, and GW2 is still one of the most popular of the classic MMOs on the market.
If you are looking for guns and ammo in GW2, the enigneer is the class choice for you. They use a combination of melee weapons with rifles and pistols, along with a selection of gun turrets, grenades and more.
Even if you haven’t played Warframe, you are likely to have heard of it, much due to it being heavily advertised.
Years afters it’s initial release it’s still going strong and boasts a huge playerbase.
The game has over 300 weapons and guns that you can modify to match you playstyle.
That’s our list of the best MMOs with guns! Got any questions or suggestions for the list? Don’t hesitate to leave a comment below!