List of massively multiplayer online real-time strategy games

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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.

Business models[edit]

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[edit]

Title Status Graphics Setting Subscription Model Initial Release Date Server Close Date Notes
NeuroSlicers In Development 3D Cyberpunk Pay-To-Play Free-To-Start TBA
Age of Empires Online Released 3D Medieval Freemium August 16, 2011 July 1, 2014 Official servers were closed, Project Celeste server emulator started in 2018.
Battle for the Galaxy Released 3D Intergalactic Freemium November 2014
Beyond Protocol Defunct Intergalactic November 2008
Blitzkrieg 3 In Development 3D World War II Buy game May 2015
Call of War Released World War II Freemium
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
Hyperiums Released Intergalactic Freemium January 2001
Illyriad Released Medieval fantasy Freemium March 31, 2011
Imperia Online Released Medieval Freemium August 23, 2005
Kingdoms Of Marazia Released 3D Medieval fantasy Buy Game August 6, 2018
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
Society In-Development TBA
Travian Released Freemium September 5, 2004
Mechhero Released Robots War Freemium ??? Link - [1]
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 - [2]
Zandagort Defunct 2D Sci-fi Absolutely Free Q3 2008 November 29, 2012 Available in English and Hungarian

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