MMORPGs where you can fly

MMORPGs where you can fly

Which are the online multiplayer games where players can fly? Well, the answer depends on what you want to fly and who you ask.

However, we think everyone can agree that flying improves adaptive PvP and makes for a more immersive experience in non-combat games like UemeU (more on this later).

That's why we've put together this list of games where players can fly.

Elder Scrolls Online

Bethesda Game Studios' MMORPG Elder Scrolls Online was released on April 4th, 2014, and continues to get support from Zenimax Online, such as new content updates and DLCs.

Elder Scrolls Online is set in the continent of Tamriel and contains the popular province of Skyrim from the single-player games.

Players battle other players in PvP or can be engaged in PvE elements as well, such as challenging daedric quests. In addition to this, there are also tasks issued by non-playable characters. Flying mounts make traversing Tamriel a breeze, especially when trying to complete these missions.

World of Warcraft

Blizzard Entertainment's MMORPG World of Warcraft was released on November 23rd, 2004, and continues to be played by millions of players around the world. It has changed quite dramatically over the years, but still remains one of the most immersive and well-known MMORPGs on the market.

Players choose a race and class before setting off to explore Azeroth and defeat monsters. There are several different types of playstyles available, including questing, raiding, PvP, roleplay, and farming. With add-ons such as addons and certain interfaces, you can make the game even more immersive.

War Thunder

Gaijin Entertainment's MMO combat-simulation game War Thunder released in 2013 is set during World War II and contains two different air forces from six different nations for players to choose from.

It has a fairly large selection of planes, tanks, and warships, both of which can be controlled from a third-person view or a first-person cockpit. Although the game is based around online play only, it does contain a single-player mode with bots as well as coop modes that allow players to team up and complete missions together.

EVE Online

CCP Games' MMO first-person space simulation game EVE Online released in May 2003 is set in a fictional galaxy, based around four races that are "striving to survive" by gaining money through developing or mining resources and engaging in a little interstellar diplomacy.

Players can pilot a spaceship and use it to engage in trade, exploration, mining, and combat with other players as well as NPC characters.

The game also has one of the most dedicated player bases when it comes to flying. While it's possible to be an explorer or trader without flight for your ship, it's much easier to specialize in this area with the help of your trusty starship.

Planetside 2

Sony Online Entertainment's massive multiplayer first-person shooter is a sequel to 2003's Planetside. It takes place in the year 2287 and players can choose between three factions as per usual, with each having its own unique weapons, abilities, and vehicles.

In order to progress in this one, you'll have to complete several objectives that revolve around building bases or capturing facilities. It's quite an underrated game and it provides a very different experience from the other titles on this list, but what it does excel in is its scale.

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Bioware's MMORPG Star Wars: The Old Republic takes place around 300 years after the events of the Knights of the old republic games and approximately 3600 years before the Galactic Empire.

Players can choose to play as one of eight classes, each with its own backstory. One thing we really like about this one is that players have access to a crafting system known as 'crew skills'. This allows them to perform activities such as designing and building upgrades for your speeder bike or even your ship.


Digital Extremes' co-op third-person shooter Warframe is a fairly new game that has taken the gaming world by storm. It is set in the far future and players to control 'Tenno', an ancient race of warriors who have awoken from centuries of cryosleep to find themselves at war with the Grineer empire.

All of the characters are called Tenno but are referred to as Warframes due to their unique bodies. Players can choose from an array of these warriors and upgrade them in order to further improve their combat effectiveness. It may not be quite as large or expansive as some other MMORPGs on this list, but it's one that is fast becoming a fan favorite.

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