June 23, 2023
Territory Wars are considered the end-game PvP content. Houses and alliances fight to claim land that can ultimately be upgraded. Territory Wars take place twice a week.
Camelot Unchained is currently in development by City State Entertainment. Camelot Unchained will be the spiritual successor to DAoC.
SWTOR does also feature some pretty good PvP gameplay, and has several PvP game modes including 8v8 Warzones and 4v4 arenas.
Also known as PK (player killing), the act of ganking fellow players takes place on dedicated servers.
Lost Ark is an action MMORPG with a focus on PvE combat, but the game has some very engaging PvP content as well.
Open-world PvP in the popular Korean MMORPG BDO is WoW's war mode with a twist. Players can flag themselves for PvP and gank each other to their hearts' content.
Gloria Victis is built from the ground up to be a PvP MMO. The PvP system is centered on a three-nation conflict where players compete for territories and resources.
ArcheAge features a unique sandbox style of gameplay that gives players a lot of freedom to do what they want.
Planetside 2 is a 2012 MMOFPS by Daybreak Games. It has a Guinness World Record for hosting the largest FPS battle with more than 1,100 players on a single battlefield.
Early in development, New World was going to be a hardcore PvP MMO but Amazon Games shifted the focus onto PvE before release. The PvP system is still very good though.
WoW has numerous ways to participate in PvP. Whether you are a retail or Classic player, WoW offers so much in terms of PvP.
Players can and should join up to have a chance at surviving in this harsh open world, which will of course result in some large scale battles between groups of players.
The game is known for its large-scale long-lasting PvP wars. Learning how to PvP in EVE Online takes time and a stable group of like-minded players that help each other.
Open-world has no penalties so it's a gank fest. Arenas support team-based PvP fights. PvP in Blade and Soul is fun because the game's combat system is action-based and fast-paced.
The three-alliance war takes place in Cyrodiil, a zone that becomes available at level 10. Players that enter Cyrodiil before max level gain temporary attribute boosts.
Dark Age of Camelot has been around for over two decades and is considered one of the true classic MMOs when it comes to PvP and especially large scale realm vs. realm combat.
Hands down, Guild Wars 2 has one of the best - if not THE best – PvP MMO systems, with a fantastic tab-target / action combat hybrid system.
Considered one of the best PvP MMOs, Warhammer Online features large-scale realm versus realm PvP. It's a complex system that includes battlefield objectives, siege weaponry, and keeps.