To play an online game, you must connect to a computer network, such as the Internet, to do so. Game types include text-based sims, virtual worlds populated by many players at once, and high-end graphics simulations.
To play an online game, you must connect to a computer network, such as the Internet, to do so. Online games can be as simple as text-based games or as complex as games with complex graphics and virtual worlds with many people in them at the same time as well as multiple players.
Playing a game online through the Internet is known as playing an internet game (or simply as playing a game online). Different from videogames, they use only client-side technologies, as opposed to videogames, which use both client and server technologies. To play Internet games, you usually just need a browser and a “plug-in.”