List of massively multiplayer online real-time strategy games
This is a selected list of massively multiplayer online real-time strategy games. MMORTSs are large multi-user games that take place in perpetual online worlds with hundreds or thousands of other players.
MMORTSs today use a wide range of business models, from completely free of charge (no strings attached) or advertise funded to various kinds of payment plans. This list uses the following terms.
- Free-to-play (F2P) means that there might be a cost to purchase the software but there is no subscription charge or added payments needed to access game content.
- Pay-to-play means that players must pay, usually by monthly subscription, in order to play the game.
- Freemium means that the majority of game content is available for free but players can pay for extra content or added perks.
- Absolutely Free means that the game is completely free to play with no option to pay for any extra content or services whatsoever.
List of notable MMORTSs
|Title||Status||Graphics||Setting||Subscription Model||Initial Release Date||Server Close Date||Notes|
|Failure: NeuroSlicers||In Development||3D||Cyberpunk||Buy Game||TBA||http://press.dreamharvest.co.uk|
|Age of Empires Online||Defunct||3D||Free-to-play||August 16, 2011||July 1, 2014|
|Battle for the Galaxy||Released||3D||Intergalactic||Freemium||November 2014|
|Beyond Protocol||Defunct||Intergalactic||November 2008|
|Boom Beach||Released||Freemium||November 11, 2013 (Canada only)
March 26, 2014 (worldwide)
|Blitzkrieg 3||In Development||3D||World War II||Buy game||May 2015|
|Clash of Clans||Released||Freemium||August 2, 2012|
|Company of Heroes Online||Defunct||World War II||Buy game||September 2, 2010||March 31, 2011|
|DarkSpace||Released||December 21, 2001|
|Dawn of Fantasy||Released||Medieval||September 6, 2011|
|Dawn of Gods||Released||Real-Time Strategy||February 18, 2016|
|End of Nations||Cancelled||TBA|
|Happy Farm||Released||Q4 2008|
|Illyriad||Released||Medieval fantasy||Freemium||March 31, 2011|
|Imperia Online||Released||Medieval||Freemium||August 23, 2005|
|Legends World||Released||Freemium||May 10, 2015|
|Lord of Ultima||Defunct||Medieval||Freemium||April 20, 2010||May 12, 2014|
|Mankind||Defunct||December 1998||October 2015|
|Monopoly City Streets||Released||September 9, 2009|
|Saga||Released||March 4, 2008|
|Stronghold Kingdoms||Released||Isometric||Medieval Europe||Freemium||May 28, 2009|
|Travian||Released||Freemium||September 5, 2004|
|Mechhero||Released||Robots War||Freemium||???||Link - |
|War of Legends||Defunct||Ancient China||January 19, 2010||December 22, 2014||Available in English and German|
|World War Online||Released||3D||Modern Warfare||Freemium||August 2010||Link - |
|Zandagort||Defunct||2D||Sci-fi||Absolutely Free||Q3 2008||November 29, 2012||Available in English and Hungarian|