Indie MMOs have an incredibly important role to play in the MMO gaming sphere. Whether pushing the boundaries of gameplay loops, offering more accessible options or playing with experimental mechanics, indie MMOs offer a treasure trove of hidden gems that can often influence bigger fish to create the next big phenomenon. That is, of course, if they don’t claim that territory themselves. Looking at you, Among Us.

That's why we believe it's important to highlight independent efforts to create innovative and often genius passion projects. Because, as indie game websites like, or the ‘Indie’ genre on Steam, demonstrate, rifling through these indie titles can be a somewhat monumental task.

Indie MMOs 2021

Our Indie Spotlight series, however, aims to aid MMO gamers in picking out the best of a great bunch. Throughout 2021, we’ve attempted to pick out a variety of the most promising indie MMOs and summarise their key features. And we think we've found a little bit of something for everyone.

Indie MMOs of the Indie Spotlight

Of course, with this list we have barely scratched the surface of what’s available. So be sure to join us in 2022 as we continue to shine a light on the year’s most exciting indie projects. is committed to bringing you all the freshest, funniest, and most insightful MMO news. If you enjoyed this content, why not share it with your community? And make sure that you never miss our updates and exclusive giveaways by following and favouriting us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.