11 Video Games That Make You Money

Team Fortress 2 (Cosmetic Items)

Team Fortress 2 is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Valve Corporation with the game originally being a mod in 1996 for video game Quake. In the popular FPS, there are a lot of weapons but even more cosmetic items most of them being hats. They can be randomly acquired by opening crates using special keys for each crate, these cosmetic items can be very rare and be worth a lot of money ranging from $10 to as much as 3k or more depending on how rare they are.

Dota 2 (Cosmetic Items & Boosting)

Dota 2 is a free-to-play multiplayer battle arena video game like Team Fortress 2 above it is also developed and published by the owners of Steam, Valve Corporation. Like in Team Fortress 2, Dota 2 has a lot of cosmetic items ranging from your ‘couriers’ who are your creature companions to your equipment and also effigies which are a custom building each player can choose in their base. There are fewer cosmetic items in Dota 2 then in Team Fortress 2 but they are a lot rarer so cost more money with the Ethereal Flames Pink War Dog being sold for a whopping $38,000. However, this is purely based on luck or being a good buyer that can flip items for big profits, however, there is also good consistent revenue stream in boosting which is when you are paid to play on another person’s account and level and rank them up the only requirement is for you to be a good player.

Second Life (Selling Digital Currency & Servers)

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Second Life is an online virtual world that is developed and published by Linden Labs, in the game there is no set objective instead you can roleplay as a female or male character in servers built by other players with each server usually having a role-play setting such as a high school with teachers and students, or a whole town with players being able to be pretty much whatever they like and also for example tropical islands with people on holiday. In the game, you have a currency called Liden Dollars which can be acquired by playing the game and selling virtual items with Linden Dollars then being able to be exchanged for real money. Another way is to create servers that people will want to buy with some servers famously selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Entropia Universe (Exchanging Digital Currency)

Entropia Universe is a massively multiplayer online virtual universe developed and published by MindArk studios, it is similar to Second Life but its set in a futuristic setting where you can travel to other planets and space stations however the game is more like an MMORPG with tons of missions and objectives to keep you entertained. In Entropia, you can also earn virtual currencies which can be directly exchanged into your bank account for USD.

EVE Online (Selling Virtual Property)

Eve Online is a space-based, persistent world massively multiplayer online role-playing video game developed by CCP Games and published by Simon & Schuster Games. The game is very popular MMO that allows you to create your own servers with many of them depending on how well designed they are and unique can sell for thousands with some again going for as much as hundreds of thousands.

Runescape (Gold and item farming)

Runescape is a fantasy MMORPG developed and published by Jagex originally in 2001 with the improved version released in 2004 and the current Runescape 3 released in 2013. The game gives you a lot of freedom to either farm or fight NPCs for gold and items with selling gold and items being a huge market even in 2018 with many Venezuelans reportedly earning more than the average wage in Venezuela following the failure of the socialist government there. Other ways to make money can be boosting which is playing on someone else’s account and leveling them up and/or acquiring a certain amount of gold or resources.

World Of Warcraft (Gold and item farming, boosting and selling accounts)

World Of Warcraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing video game released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment and is the fourth release in the World Of Warcraft universe. The game was one of the biggest video games during the mid-2000’s and it still experiences big spikes in traffic during expansions. There are many ways to earn money in the game from gold and item farming than selling it for profit, boosting accounts and leveling up and building up accounts yourself and selling them for profit.

League Of Legends (Selling Accounts & Boosting services)

League Of Legends is a multiplayer online battle arena game that is developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and macOS in 2009. In League Of Legends, there are cosmetics that can be sold but they are not nearly as profitable, what is really profitable are boosting services in the highly competitive ranking system and also selling accounts that are high level and have good perks.

Overwatch (Selling Accounts & Boosting services)

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Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game that took 2016 by storm and remains one of the most popular first-person video games in the world and the fastest growing eSports video game. Selling Accounts with high rankings and good stats is very lucrative with some going for hundreds and even thousands of pounds, also boosting services are therefore very popular due Overwatch’s impressive matchmaking.

Clash Royale (Selling accounts)

Clash Royale is a freemium mobile tower rush video game with card-based game features with the game being developed and published by the creators of Clash Of Clans Supercell.  There are many cards in the game some rare and some not some much with all cards being able to be upgraded but they cannot be traded or sold to other players so selling accounts is a big market.

Clash Of Clans (Selling Accounts)

Clash Of Clans is a freemium mobile strategy video game developed and published by Finnish developer Supercell. The game was the biggest mobile video game from 2012 to 2016 and still continues to be in the top 10 highest grossing mobile games to this day. The game involves a lot of waiting for resources to gather and for buildings to build with higher level buildings taking days and even a week to build so selling Clash of Clans accounts is a profitable business venture.

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