This year was the year of the shooters and in turn was the year of multiplayer. Online play was dominated by shooters this year rather than MMOs. From Battlefield 1 to Overwatch there were so many great shooters that I still play to this day.
Overwatch isn’t just about iconic characters and perfectly balanced gameplay and classes. It’s literally the best class based shooter since Team Fortress 2. This is the most fun I have had with an online shooter in years and I couldn’t stop playing it for months. I still play it to this day and the free characters and updates help quite a bit. It’s a phenomenon, not just a game. Battlefield 1 came in at a close second thanks to its unique weapons and setting.