‘Blackjack’, ‘Minecraft’ and 5 other popular online games in Australia


The National Broadband Network (NBN) has been working hard to bring faster internet speeds to millions of people in Australia. While experiencing internet quality improvements, more and more Australians are joining the online gaming community.

If you are living down under, there are many competitive gaming titles you can compete in both locally and internationally, which include first-person shooters (FPS), battle royales and multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA). Whether you play competitively or recreationally, this list of seven popular online games in Australia is for you:



“Blackjack” offers players great flexibility. You can bet any number up to your original bet and can also choose how much you want their winnings to be. 

If you are looking for the best online casino Australia fast payouts, this game is for you. The game is based on chance and the number of decks used in blackjack is often adjusted to create an even playing field.



Created by Swedish programmer Markus Persson, “Minecraft” is a sandbox game where players build houses out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. It was released on May 17, 2009 as a part of Mojang’s indie game development company. The game has numerous spin-offs including “Minecraft: Story Mode” and “Minecraft: Pocket Edition”.


“League of Legends”

Developed and published by Riot Games, “League of Legends” is a MOBA that’s very popular in Australia and worldwide. It’s free to play so you can download the game on your PC and start playing immediately. There are many different characters to choose from and you can play with friends, too.


“Dota 2”

Developed and published by Valve, “Dota 2” allows you to play against other players in teams of five. You control a character and use your skills to kill enemy units, destroy the enemy base and get points for doing so.

“Dota 2” teams from around the world are playing in various professional leagues and tournaments. In July 2013, the games was released as a competitor to “League of Legends”. 

The gameplay mechanics are pretty similar between these two games: players pick heroes with different abilities and play them against other teams’ heroes. There are also some differences between how they’re played. While “League of Legends” focuses more on team strategy than “Dota 2” does, both require teamwork between players if they want to win.


“Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” (CSGO) 

Valve and Hidden Path Entertainment developed “CS:GO”, a multiplayer FPS with various game modes and many maps and weapons to choose from. This game has a large community that plays it online. Competitions and tournaments are held almost daily.


“Fallout 4” 

The main story of “Fallout 4” takes place in the year 2287. In this game, you play as the only survivor of an incident and explore the ruins of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. This role-playing game revolves around a post-apocalyptic world where you must fight against mutants, raiders and other enemies to survive.


“Grand Theft Auto V” (GTA V)

With tons of options for customization and upgrades, “Grand Theft Auto V” is one of the most fun games to play on your computer or console. You can play it from either a third-person or first-person perspective.

Released in September 2013, “GTA V” was developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. The game has millions of players worldwide so if you’re looking for a game where everyone can play together at once whether local or not, this might be just what you need.


These are just some of the many popular games on the Australian market. The best part is that you don’t have to spend much money on these games as they are frequently on sale online.

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