What Does MMO and MMORPG Stand For?

MMORGPirate101 and Wizard101 MMOs

If you’re a gamer you probably already know the answer to these questions. But if your new to online gaming, you may have seen these acronyms in news items and wondered what they stand for.

MMO –
A Massively Multiplayer Online game. A computer game in which a large number of players can simultaneously interact in a persistent online world.

MMORPG –
A Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game. A computer game in which a large number of players can role-play simultaneously and interact in a persistent online world.

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