On bestresourcesnow.com we have dedicated a lot of space to free games for PC and it is therefore time to make a great summary, also reporting many new titles to which you can play immediately without paying anything. Here is the long list of 60 best free download games for PC (and if you have any to add or if you found your favorite here, write it in the comments).
Best free games for PC
- Fortnite a battle with 100 players together is a new game from 2017 that looks very promising and already has a certain following.
- Dota 2 it's another universe in which to play free and develop your character. The game comes from World of Warcraft 3, with many tournaments for experienced players, not easy but you can start softly.
- Apex Legend, similar to Fortnite, with elements of the hero shooter genre, with healers, tanks, ultra-mobile robots and so on.
- Team Fortress 2 is still today one of the best free games for PC, a powerful, crazy and fast shooter among the funniest ever.
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive it was already one of Valve's best games (like Team Fortress 2), and it also became one of the most played games in the world after going free-to-play (second after Dota 2).
- league of legends it is still one of the most played games in the world today, with many battles and customizations to be pruned to become stronger and stronger. It is a very aggressive game to play, which rewards teamwork and careful tactics. Like Dota 2, League of Legends attracts many experienced players of the genre, with really competitive tournaments where real money is also won.
- Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a game by Blizzard (those of World of Warcraft) that is inspired by the card game Magic, very popular all over the world.
- Valuing a fun team shooter, with very entertaining 5 vs 5 battles, among the most played of 2021.
- Geshin Impact The RPG that immerses us in a world of Japanese cartoon, with characters and characterizations to customize and to live in a virtual world to be explored.
- Heroes of the Storm, after Dota 2 and League Of Legends it can be considered the number three of the MOBA genre.
- Warframe third-person shooter that can be played for free and in multiplayer mode, with many missions and console graphics.
- Planetside 2, an epic poem, all in first person with large and immense battlefields where it is possible to do anything in absolute freedom of action. Free with a free-to-play model, it is a game of very high quality graphics among the best ever for PC.
- Call of duty warzone is Call Of Duty's 150-player Battle Royale game, bloodthirsty and brutal, multiplayer and free for all.
- Rocket League, which went free in 2020, is one of the funniest games ever, with 3D views and driving crazy cars playing soccer and having to score at the opponent's goal.
- Path of Exile is a third person role-playing game similar to the famous Diablo III, a bit slow, with a character development that impersonates you in a very enveloping virtual life. Great for those who want something long and immersive.
- Smite is another MOBA game similar to Dota 2 or League Of Legends, with third person view and epic setting.
- DC Universe Online is one of the best superhero games to get into action on the streets of Gotham and Metropolis. It's not just for Marvel Comics fans, but also great for anyone who doesn't want to try living like a flying super villain.
- StarCraft II is probably the best free-to-play RTS available with a free custom (Arcade) game mode, for those who prefer a less demanding version.
- Brawlhalla is a free fighting game, somewhat reminiscent of Super Smash Bros, with a lot of speed and frenetic pace, to be played with friends even up to 8 together.
- Paladins, free shooter game that can be considered a clone of Overwatch.
- Burning Daylight is a fairly short free game, but all to be played in a single game, to live an original and very intense experience.
- Doki Doki Literature Club is a free game for PC with Japanese cartoon graphics, which is played in single player mode following a novel story, made up of choices that influence the continuation.
- The Battle for Wesnoth is a beautiful free turn-based game that can be played on smartphones and even on PCs.
- War Thunder is the game where you can fly war planes in battle. A fast-paced game, very visually beautiful and full of action.
- Black Mesa reminiscent of Half-Life, a completely free shooter, with many levels and first person action.
- Runescape it is still today one of the best free-to-play role-playing games for PC, you can download or play it in your browser using Java.
- Il Lord of the Rings Online is the free to play MMO inspired by the series of novels and films of the same name, not only for fans but also for those looking for an excellent game in its own right. Unfortunately, in the end you are forced to pay to unlock new adventures, even if there are no subscriptions and you can then play in absolute freedom.
- World of Warcraft is free to play for 20 levels which are more than enough to fully enter the most popular and most played virtual world on the planet.
- Realm of the mad god is a streamlined and adrenaline-pumping RPG where you participate in total battles with up to 85 players all together. Realm of the Mad God is for lovers of fast and very competitive games.
- Cry Of Fear is a scary horror shooter, free, already described in another article.
- Quest for Glory II VGA is an old style game completely free. It is a graphic adventure similar to the first and second Monkey Island, fun, exciting and incredibly open to endless possibilities to move forward.
- World of Tanks is one of the most publicized games of the year, with 3D multiplayer battles between tanks, already described in the article on the best free war games.
- Quake live, the multiplayer version of the famous Quake, the shooter par excellence.
- Tyrian 2000 is a spaceship game with a top view and lots of levels, simple and very arcade like the old console or arcade games.
- Wolfenstein 3D is the great classic of vintage shooters (from 1992), which can still be played today from the browser, for free on PC.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic, already mentioned among the best star wars games, is a free-to-play game for fans of the Saga.
- Reprisal is the remake of a famous 90's game, Populous, with pixel-art graphics, where you play as a God who has to create the world, populate it and manage it.
- Alien Swarm is another game similar to Half Life, free 3D shooter with beautiful graphics and lots of action.
- TrackMania Nations Forever, after so many years, it still remains one of the funniest car games ever, with jumps, stunts and lightning-fast racing, all in multiplayer races.
- Victory is another very fun and addicting car game. The game allows you to drive some of the best cars in the world, for free and was already mentioned as one of the best free car and car games for PC.
- Spelunky is one of the best free indie games for PC, free in original classic version. It is an old-fashioned, simple and fun platformer set in catacombs and caverns full of traps.
- Beneath a Steel Sky is a classic graphic adventure of the point and click genre with a great story and many puzzles to solve.
- Slender is the most horror game that can be found for free, a title now famous for those who want a little thrill.
- Neptune's Pride is one of those games that can last weeks or months, where you create alliances and work together with other players. The game is about strategy, where you earn money and make decisions as if you were playing a game of chess, moving systems of stars instead of pieces.
- Vindictus it has already been cited among the best 10 MMO-RPG games with fighting and action for PC, different from Dota 2 or League of Legends both for the Japanese graphics, and for the less serious and more immediate approach, based on action.
- Desktop Dungeons is a simple game from 2000, with two-dimensional graphics and small men, which you can download for free today to play many games without limitations.
- Cave Story is a completely free Japanese classic platform game, among the best of the genre despite the very simple graphics.
- FlightGear is a realistic and free flight simulator of which I have already spoken, in some ways even better than Microsoft Flight Simulator, with many planes to fly.
- Elders of Madness is another nice 2D side scrolling spaceship game, completely free.
- OpenTTD is the free and open source public transport simulation game described in the past.
- Double Action, a free shooter for PC, with the unique feature of having a fast phase and a slow motion one, like in the Matrix scenes where Neo avoids bullets.
- Stalker Lost Alpha is a very nice 3D adventure game for having recreated the setting of Chernobyl, the city that has been deserted for years due to radiation.
- Hazard Ops is another 3D shooter game where you fight against Zombies, free to play with lots of action.
- Ski Challenge, best ski racing game for PC and Mac.
- Wreckage is a free remake of Crysis, a famous commercial game, blockbuster in stores, beautiful and addicting like few others.
- Altitude, with multiplayer aerial combat, with a view from above.
- Iron snout, a really fun and ironically bloody game, with 2D horizontal scrolling graphics, where a pig has to kill wolves with a cleaver who want to eat it.
- Shadow Warrior Classic it's pretty much the original, intense, gory and still fun to play Doom game on PC, completely free.
- The Desolate Hope, one of the strangest games ever, bizarre and original, with RPG elements and a mix of action that should also please for the artistic tone of the graphics.
- Fistful of frags is a western shooter, for lovers of films with Clin Eastwood and Sergio Leone, where you play by shooting in gun duels where the first shooter wins.
- Slaps and beans, the game starring Bud Spncer and Terence Hill, one of the most original and beautiful games.
- Teeworlds, one of the best Worms clone games, turn based, with multiplayer battles.
- Battlerite, multiplayer open arena team game, one of the best for speed and fun, especially because the battles take place with a three-quarter view from above.
- Expendabros, the game of "The mercenaries", a 2D run jump and shoot game inspired by the Stallone movie, featuring all the best actors in action movies.
- Zak McKracken Hot Coffee is a completely free to download graphic adventure for Windows PC, of the investigation genre, which follows the adventures of the famous old game Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders from 1988.
- Final Fight LNS is an almost perfect remake of the old beating game Final Fight, free to download on Windows and Linux PCs.
Best 60 Free PC Games