Top competitive games right now

As we're starting the new year, a lot of people are inspired to start something new. Whether it's starting a new game or finishing one for once, or meet more like-minded people, it's always good to have new goals or objectives to want to reach with the new year. Some people in the community operate in the game development world and others in the gaming world. For those in the latter, they might be looking for a new game to get into that they could try and see if they'd want to go full professional about. Although there are a lot of options, not all games are quite competitive, but you have to find the one that's going to fit you and your playstyle.

So we figured we would give you a list of some of the hottest competitive games in 2024. Of course, there will be more, and of course some games might become more or less popular as the year goes on.

Competitive MOBA games
First, we have the MOBA games that are and that have been widely popular for a while: League Of Legends, Dota 2 and Smite. For these games, you'll require a good mix of technical abilities and agility on your keyboard, as well as good strategizing to get to the opponent's base and destroy it.

Competitive Shooting Games
Then, we have the shooters for those who like fast-paced action games like: Apex Legends, Call of Duty Warzone 2, Fortnite, Overwatch and PUBG. Whether it's a battle royale or a smaller team based shooter game, from first-person to third-person, these games will test your fast reflexes and ability to think fast on a battlefield.

Competitive Fighting games
Other than these two categories, we now have the fighting games like: Mortal Kombat 1, King of Fighters XV, Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter 6, Tekken 7 and Super Smash Bros Ultimate. These are even faster-paced game and even more technical so get your button mashing ready. This time, you're most likely on your own in a 1v1 duel to death! 

Competitive Sports games
Lastly, we'll find the sports category with games like Rocket League, FC 24 and NBA 2k24. These sports team game will immerge you in a team where you can compete with the team of your choice and aim to make better decisions than your counterpart. These games don't require as much technical skills but a lot of thinking and will be needed. 

Did I miss anything for this year? Well these should be the most competitive games of 2024 so if you want to jump in on any of them, now's the time to do it! 
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