Nigerians love sports and games, whether on-field or on virtual platforms. With flexible games, mobile gaming, and handy gadgets, Nigerians are giving tough competition to players worldwide.
Online games and tournaments have revolutionised video gaming to another level. As a result, this market is growing significantly globally and especially in Nigeria. So, here are the seven most played online games in Nigeria. Let’s have a look!
1. FIFA Series
Nigerians are crazy about football and play and watch games like no other. The love for football is also extended to sports betting, as some popular Nigerian and international online sportsbooks are available in the country. For example, during NFL seasons, you can evaluate Vegas NFL odds to predict its chances over other teams and vice versa.
Nigeria is home to a famous team, the “Super Eagles”, and some glorious victories. The sales of the FIFA series are massive, and players particularly love FIFA 18, FIFA 19, and FIFA 20 versions. All these things have made gaming and betting effortless for football fans in Nigeria.
2. Online Blackjack
Blackjack’s availability online has made it a very famous game in Nigeria. It makes everyone wonder if land-based casinos have fallen victim to the online world? Well, you can play this game of cards with the same thrill and excitement because people love to learn and enjoy it virtually.
3. Dota 2
One of the most loved games globally and in Nigeria, Dota 2 constantly evolves to provide the best experience. It’s a multiplayer online game with two to five players. Each squad defends the base and controls the “hero” with various techniques.
4. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Counter-Strike is one of the most played and loved games in Nigeria. There are even professional players, huge tournaments and much more. This multiplayer shooter game has teams which compete against one another. It requires skill, focus and lots of practice to win it.
5. GTA V
Nigerians are obsessed with GTA 5 and its concept. Well, gamers can play this game from a first-person or third-person perspective. Also, you can navigate the world on foot or by vehicle and indulge in robberies. Its amazing concept makes it quite fascinating.
Fortnite is a massive game where more than 100 players can come together for a battle. Millions of people can play this game online simultaneously. You have to build walls, collect elements and much more.
7. Last But Not Least, League of Legends
League of Legends is a multiplayer game compatible with most devices and very exciting. It is an online game where you are the champion battling against other players. You have to finish the enemy “Nexus” to win the game.