Best Gaming Subreddits to follow, ranked by Active Users

This is a "Gaming" Subreddits ranking. We evaluate popularity by "Active Users". Active Users of a Subreddit means in recent time (example: 10 minutes), how many users visited the sub. That is similar to website "online users". Active Users is more reliable than subscriber numbers, because there are a few of subreddits with large number of subscribers have very small visits. This page can help you to find out which subs are really popular currently

Rank updated: 2019-09-20, by Active Users
Active Users / Subscribers
gaming - r/gaming (global #22)
17,653 / 23.6M
A subreddit for (almost) anything related to games - video games, board games, card games, etc. (but not sports).
LivestreamFail - r/LivestreamFail: Livestream wins, fails, and everything in between (global #24)
17,313 / 611,358
Welcome to /r/LivestreamFail: the place for almost anything livestream related. We Streamable / Neatclips / Twitch clips, GIFs and VoDs.

No moderators of this subreddit work for Twitch.
leagueoflegends - League of Legends (global #35)
15,009 / 3.4M
This is a subreddit devoted to League of Legends.
NintendoSwitch - Nintendo Switch - News, Updates, & Information (global #42)
12,870 / 1.4M
The central hub for news, updates, info, and discussion about the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch games!
Minecraft - Minecraft on reddit (global #46)
11,106 / 1.9M
Minecraft community on reddit.
DestinyTheGame - Destiny | Reddit (global #54)
9,081 / 1.1M
Welcome! This sub is for discussing Bungie's shared world, action FPS looter-shooters: Destiny 2 and its predecessor, Destiny.

Please read the sidebar rules and be sure to search for your question before posting.
GlobalOffensive - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (global #56)
8,638 / 920,159
/r/GlobalOffensive is a home for the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive community and a hub for the discussion and sharing of content relevant to CS:GO.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a game created by Valve Corporation and released on August 21st, 2012 as a successor to previous games in the series dating back to 1999. The latest installment to the Counter-Strike franchise maintains a healthy, ever-intensifying competitive scene alongside a growing casual playerbase.
Borderlands - Borderlands (global #64)
7,735 / 251,869
A subreddit specifically for the game Borderlands, including all DLC, sequels, pre-sequels, and re-pre-sequels.
FortNiteBR - Fortnite: Battle Royale (global #65)
7,664 / 1.1M
The developer supported, community run subreddit dedicated to the Fortnite: Battle Royale game mode by Epic Games.
DotA2 - Dota 2 on Reddit (global #70)
7,103 / 605,684
Dota 2
Games - Quality Gaming Content and Discussion -- /r/Games (global #76)
6,449 / 1.9M
The goal of /r/Games is to provide a place for informative and interesting gaming content and discussions.

Submissions should be for the purpose of informing or initiating a discussion, not just with the goal of entertaining viewers. Memes, comics, funny screenshots, arts-and-crafts, etc. will be removed.
FIFA - EA Sports FIFA (global #77)
6,429 / 261,747
* The front page of EA Sports FIFA.
Rainbow6 - Rainbow 6 (global #78)
6,428 / 802,279
Welcome to the Rainbow 6 subreddit, a community for R6 fans to discuss Rainbow Six Siege and past favorites.
MonsterHunter - Monster Hunter (global #85)
6,139 / 312,797
A subreddit dedicated to the Monster Hunter series of video games, including things like merchandise, fan art, organizing hunts, and helping players.
wow - World of Warcraft (global #94)
5,813 / 1.2M
World of Warcraft on Reddit!
Overwatch - Overwatch (global #100)
5,566 / 2.5M
Subreddit for all things Overwatch™, the team-based shooter from Blizzard Entertainment.
pathofexile - Path of Exile (global #102)
5,327 / 282,375
A subreddit dedicated to the action RPG game Path of Exile, made by Grinding Gear Games.
ffxiv - Final Fantasy X|V: Stormblood (global #104)
5,300 / 297,496
A community for fans of Square Enix's popular MMORPG "Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn", also known as FFXIV or FF14. Current expansions include Heavensward and Stormblood.
magicTCG - Magic: The Redditing (global #105)
5,241 / 353,545
A place for sophisticated discussion of all things related to the Magic: The Gathering® (MTG or M:tG) trading card game (TCG or sometimes CCG for Collectible Card Game). We discuss tournament play, new cards, EDH/Commander, altered art, rules questions, card prices, etc.
PCGaming - PC Gaming (global #108)
5,036 / 1.6M
A subreddit for discussion of everything PC gaming related!

apexlegends - Apex Legends (global #109)
4,999 / 794,549
Official Developer-supported, community-run subreddit for the Free-to-Play Battle Royale game Apex Legends from Respawn Entertainment
xboxone - /r/XboxOne - The home of everything Xbox One on Reddit (global #119)
4,373 / 1.6M
Everything and anything related to the Xbox One. News, reviews, previews, rumors, screenshots, videos and more!
PS4 - PlayStation 4 - News • Discussion • Community (global #122)
4,324 / 2.7M
The largest PlayStation 4 community on the internet. Your hub for everything related to PS4 including games, news, reviews, discussion, questions, videos, and screenshots.
pokemon - Pokémon: Gotta Catch ’Em All! (global #129)
3,938 / 1.8M
/r/pokemon is an unofficial Pokémon fan community. This is the place for most things Pokémon on Reddit—TV shows, video games, toys, trading cards, you name it!
fireemblem - Fire Emblem Fans Unite! (global #141)
3,654 / 180,696
A subreddit to discuss the Fire Emblem series of games, and associated media.

Fire Emblem is a fantasy tactical role-playing video game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. The Fire Emblem series is well known for its innovation and for being one of the first Eastern style tactical role-playing games, with a strong emphasis on Western forms of medieval folklore. The series currently spans 15 games, two crossover titles and a mobile game.
Hearthstone - Hearthstone (global #150)
3,478 / 1.1M
For fans of Blizzard Entertainment's digital card game, Hearthstone
Warframe - /r/Warframe (global #154)
3,405 / 363,445
Reddit community and official fansite for the free-to-play third-person co-op action shooter, *Warframe*. The game is currently in open beta on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

For the new Reddit design, go to to set user flair and text.
buildaPC - /r/buildapc - Planning on building a computer but need some advice? This is the place to ask! (global #155)
3,387 / 1.7M
Planning on building a computer but need some advice? This is the place to ask!

/r/buildapc is a community-driven subreddit dedicated to custom PC assembly. Anyone is welcome to seek the input of our helpful community as they piece together their desktop.
SmashBros - Super Smash Bros. (global #161)
3,306 / 696,705
Welcome to Reddit's finest Super Smash Bros. community!
assassinscreed - Assassin's Creed (global #162)
3,295 / 202,599
For news, discussion and more about Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise.
deadbydaylight - Dead by Daylight (global #178)
2,902 / 156,692
/r/deadbydaylight is a subreddit dedicated to Dead by Daylight, an asymmetrical multiplayer action-horror game developed and published by Behaviour Interactive.
totalwar - Total Wareddit (global #187)
2,762 / 186,007
A subreddit for the Total War strategy game series, made by Creative Assembly.

Discussions, strategies, stories, screenshots, and more for Medieval 2, Empire, Shogun 2, Rome 2, Attila, Warhammer, Three Kingdoms and others.
Twitch - /r/Twitch (global #190)
2,631 / 554,369
/r/Twitch is an unofficial place for discussions surrounding the streaming website If you want to provide feedback, ask a question or show some quality content, this is the place for you!
GameDeals - GameDeals (global #193)
2,601 / 664,219
A community for sharing and discussing game deals. Never pay full price again.
runescape - RuneScape (global #216)
2,251 / 190,912
A subreddit dedicated to the MMORPG RuneScape.
blackdesertonline - Black Desert Online (global #219)
2,231 / 122,537
The Subreddit for the MMORPG Black Desert Online.
Guildwars2 - /r/GuildWars2 (global #222)
2,192 / 216,411
Guild Wars 2 news and discussion.
eu4 - /r/eu4 (global #239)
2,017 / 162,544
A place to share content, ask questions and/or talk about the grand strategy game Europa Universalis IV by Paradox Development Studio.
1,916 / 872,803
The largest community for PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. A central place for discussion, media, news and more.
skyrim - The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (global #251)
1,820 / 712,100
destiny2 - Destiny 2 (global #256)
1,774 / 301,091
All about Destiny 2: The epic from Bungie.
civ - Sid Meier's Civilization (global #263)
1,685 / 300,836
A place to discuss the greatest computer game franchise in history.
Smite - Smite (global #265)
1,678 / 157,900
Smite is a third-person multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Hi-Rez Studios on PC, XB1, PS4 and Switch.
Nintendo - r/Nintendo: Gaming • News • Discussion • Community (global #270)
1,640 / 1.3M
A subreddit for talking about Nintendo news and games. Discussion questions, news, review/previews, opinion pieces, and informative videos about games, new and old, are welcome!

Our sister-subreddit, /r/casualnintendo, is for Nintendo-themed entertainment including fan work, memes, let's plays and more. We recommend browsing both subreddits at the same time @
elderscrollsonline - Elder Scrolls Online (global #271)
1,638 / 226,385
A Reddit community dedicated to The Elder Scrolls Online, an MMO developed by Zenimax Online.
starcitizen - Roberts Space Industries (global #275)
1,591 / 164,094
This is the subreddit for everything related to Star Citizen - an up and coming epic space sim MMO being developed by Chris Roberts and Cloud Imperium Games.
Fallout - Fallout | Reddit (global #277)
1,588 / 610,742
A state-of-the-art subreddit from Vault-Tec.
EliteDangerous - Elite Dangerous (global #282)
1,573 / 174,567
The official unofficial subreddit for Elite Dangerous, we even have devs lurking the sub!

Elite Dangerous is a space simulator game by Frontier Developments based in the year 3305. You control your own spaceship in which you can participate in exploring a 1:1 scale Milky Way, trade between star systems, participate in bounty-hunting wanted ships, and even pirate other ships for their cargo.
Eve - Eve Online (global #284)
1,570 / 120,730
A subreddit devoted to the MMORPG EVE Online:

Run by players, for players.
Steam - Steam on Reddit (global #289)
1,566 / 680,918
A subreddit for members of the Steam Community.
StarWarsBattlefront - /r/StarWarsBattlefront (global #288)
1,566 / 199,232
The subreddit for all things *Star Wars: Battlefront*! News and community for the both the modern games developed by EA DICE, as well as the older entries in the franchise, developed by Pandemic Studios and Rebellion Developments.
halo - Reddit Halo (global #313)
1,365 / 300,036
Reddit's home for all things Halo
thesims - The Sims Game Series (global #315)
1,358 / 196,246
Share your screenshots, questions and creations concerning EA/Maxis' The Sims!
CrusaderKings - Experience the Mediæval World (global #325)
1,299 / 153,197
Crusader Kings II is an historical grand strategy video game for PC and Mac published by Paradox Interactive. Engage in courtly intrigue, dynastic struggles, and holy warfare in mediæval Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and India. Can you achieve fame and fortune for your noble family, or will your names be forgotten to history?
Terraria - Terraria (global #327)
1,283 / 269,327
Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. The world is your canvas and the ground itself is your paint.
MortalKombat - FINISH HIM! (global #329)
1,281 / 153,558
/r/MortalKombat is for the posting of all things Mortal Kombat.
ClashOfClans - Clash of Clans (global #330)
1,279 / 197,003
Welcome to the subreddit dedicated to the smartphone game Clash of Clans!
Warthunder - War Thunder (global #332)
1,268 / 113,635
This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One. The game is based around combined arms battles on air, land, and sea with vehicles from the Spanish Civil War to today.
roosterteeth - Rooster Teeth (global #338)
1,231 / 236,707
A subreddit for content regarding Rooster Teeth Productions, including Red vs. Blue, Achievement Hunter, RWBY, Rooster Teeth Podcast, etc.
Blackops4 - Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 | Reddit (global #344)
1,179 / 299,140
/r/BlackOps4 is the developer-supported, community-run subreddit for the Black Ops 4 community.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is the fifteenth primary installment in the Call of Duty series.
tf2 - Team Fortress 2 (global #347)
1,164 / 297,370
This subreddit is dedicated to Team Fortress 2, created by Valve Corporation in 2007. Please read [our subreddit rules]( before posting.
dayz - DayZ: Zombie Madness! (global #350)
1,152 / 142,060
/r/dayz is for the purpose of discussing the DayZ standalone game as well as the mod for Arma 2.
heroesofthestorm - Heroes of the Storm (global #359)
1,096 / 208,609
Reddit community for Blizzard's MOBA game - Heroes of the Storm
KerbalSpaceProgram - Launching Space Frogs since 2011... for SCIENCE! (global #396)
842 / 640,027
The Kerbal Space Program subreddit. For all your gaming related, space exploration needs.
FinalFantasy - Final Fantasy (global #397)
841 / 162,937
Subreddit for all things Final Fantasy!
darksouls - Dark Souls (global #403)
826 / 236,032
A community dedicated to Dark Souls I, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360/One, and Switch (Remastered).
starcraft - Starcraft on Reddit (global #409)
796 / 239,248
All about the StarCraft games and professional scenes surrounding them. Please read the rules before submitting content.
playrust - Rust on Reddit (global #410)
790 / 149,573
The largest community for the game RUST. A central place for discussion, media, news and more.
mountandblade - Butter me up, Harlaus - Mount & Blade (global #412)
787 / 100,336
A subreddit and community for the Mount & Blade series, created by TaleWorlds Entertainment.
Borderlands2 - Borderlands 2 Subreddit (global #417)
760 / 138,386
The Borderlands 2 subreddit. This subreddit accepts external link. You can discuss anything related to Borderlands 2 and the series in it's entirety.
dragonage - Here be dragons... (global #420)
745 / 109,920
A community of Dragon Age fans, noobs, and ogres.
archeage - ArcheAge: News & Discussion forum (global #421)
738 / 26,651
**ArcheAge** is a medieval fantasy massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Korean studio, [XL Games]( It is available for North American, European, Australian, Russian, and Korean players.

The English version of the game (NA/EU/Australia) is available on [Steam]( and/or [Trion Worlds' Glyph client](

This subreddit is dedicated to the aggregation of news, content, and discussion.
KingdomHearts - Kingdom Hearts (global #435)
690 / 169,924
The subreddit for Kingdom Hearts news, discussion, and more. Post discussion, fan-art, videos, questions, and more here!
CitiesSkylines - Cities Skylines (global #441)
656 / 243,542
A subreddit for the City Builder game developed by Colossal Order, Cities: Skylines.
swtor - Star Wars: The Old Republic (global #443)
651 / 102,001
Star Wars™: The Old Republic, a story-driven MMORPG from BioWare and LucasArts.

You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than here.
WorldofTanks - World of Tanks for PC and Consoles (global #469)
580 / 66,954
World of Tanks is a PvP MMO game created by international game developer Wargaming. We're Redditors with a passion for gaming, tanks, and everything in between! This is a subreddit where we share WoT news, strategy tips, tank choices, and opinions. We have a number of affiliated clans on the NA, EU, and ASIA servers for all levels of game experience.

Come join the conversation!
Diablo - Diablo on reddit (global #472)
570 / 221,632
/r/Diablo is the greatest source for Diablo-related news and discussion on the Internet. Stay awhile and listen.
masseffect - The Mass Effect Subreddit (global #473)
570 / 181,395
This subreddit is for people who love the Mass Effect universe - the games, books, comics, and DLC.
AnimalCrossing - r/AnimalCrossing (global #483)
534 / 241,546
All things Animal Crossing! Share your Friend Codes & Dream Addresses in our mega-threads, post your in-game achievements, fan art & more!

bindingofisaac - Reddit: The Binding of Isaac (global #487)
518 / 138,530
The official subreddit for Edmund McMillen's Zelda-inspired roguelike, The Binding of Isaac!
metalgearsolid - METAL GEAR SOLID | Tactical Subreddit Operations (global #501)
487 / 141,683
"This is our home... Diamond Dogs."
The home for everything Metal Gear Solid on Reddit!
gamegrumps - World's Grumpiest Subreddit (global #510)
461 / 213,161
For anything about the YouTube gaming channel Game Grumps.

[Game Grumps Youtube Channel](

DarkSouls2 - Dark Souls 2 (global #524)
411 / 117,612
A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 2.
battlefield - /r/Battlefield - Your Battlefield source on Reddit (global #528)
403 / 197,984
TrueGaming - For those who like talking about games as much as playing them. (global #529)
399 / 535,297
/r/truegaming is a subreddit dedicated to meaningful, insightful, and high-quality discussion on all topics gaming.
GrandTheftAutoV - /r/GrandTheftAutoV (global #535)
389 / 222,211
/r/GrandTheftAutoV - the subreddit for all GTA V related news, content, and discussions revolving around Rockstar's critically acclaimed single player release and the ongoing multiplayer expansion of Grand Theft Auto Online.
Xcom - X-COM (global #541)
374 / 75,213
titanfall - Titanfall Reddit (global #544)
367 / 151,147
Subreddit for Respawn's Titanfall
DevilMayCry - Devil May Cry (global #550)
353 / 55,101
Where we celebrate the Devil May Cry series
Planetside - PlanetSide & PlanetSide 2 (global #553)
345 / 55,635
Subreddit for Planetside and Planetside 2, a MMOFPS by Daybreak Games Company
thelastofus - The Last of Us | Reddit (global #556)
334 / 74,455
The Last of Us is an action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. Players control Joel, a man tasked with escorting a young girl named Ellie across a post-apocalyptic United States.


For the ideal browsing experience, please use in this subreddit :)
Arma - /r/ARMA - Updates, Missions, Mods, Discussion, and More (global #564)
320 / 80,648
Everything about the ARMA game series by Bohemia Interactive on reddit! Game updates, videos, pictures, discussions, help, and more.
Astroneer - Astroneer (global #574)
289 / 37,932
The subreddit for Astroneer, an interplanetary sandbox adventure/exploration game developed by System Era Softworks. Build outposts, shape landscapes to your liking or discover long lost relics. The choice is yours. Explore, Survive, Thrive.
HalfLife - /r/HλLFLIFE (global #582)
285 / 72,221
Welcome to /r/halflife. You have chosen, or have been chosen to subscribe to our subreddit.

You've come to the right place to discuss Half-Life.
dwarffortress - Dwarf Fortress (global #588)
263 / 90,453
Dwarf Fortress - Losing is Fun!
oblivion - Cyrodiil's High Hall (global #598)
242 / 72,610
A subreddit dedicated to mods, screenshots, videos, tactics, news and anything else related to Bethesda's 2006 open world RPG - The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion.
GTA - Grand Theft Auto (global #617)
209 / 71,042
This reddit community is dedicated to the game **Grand Theft Auto**. Feel free to discuss any aspect of the game you want. This is an open forum to discuss the current, as well as past seasons.
paydaytheheist - PAYDAY: The Heist / PAYDAY 2 (global #630)
188 / 72,509
The reddit community for the game, PAYDAY: The Heist and PAYDAY 2, by OVERKILL Software.
Bioshock - Bioshock (global #641)
167 / 79,046
This subreddit is dedicated to the BioShock game series developed by Irrational Games and 2K.
starbound - starbound (global #651)
147 / 91,085
Starbound is a [space+sandbox+building+exploration] game developed by Chucklefish, a London-based independent game studio!