Respawn Apex Legends stealth popped out of nowhere and then went on to take the battle royale genre by storm.
The game kicking off the craze that has seen the entire multiplayer gaming landscape over the years.
Another game that's having concurrent player numbers from year to year is Dota 2.
Counter-Strike: GO is the FPS that just won't quit. April 2020 saw its highest concurrent player count, above 1.3 million.
The only 2022 release on this list, Lost Ark was an instant hit when it launched back in February and proved to be extremely popular.
Minecraft is a juggernaut that just keeps on steamrolling, but we'll admit we're cheating a bit with our listed stat here.
Roblox has skyrocketed in popularity especially in the last five or so years since it was launched in 2006.
It's likely that until recently most of our readers haven't heard of one of the most played video games in the world.