Best 60 free PC games

List of the 60 most beautiful and fun PC games you can download and play for free

The beauty of PCs is that you can find hundreds of games to play for free, whether they are online or browser games, whether they are free to download or with a template free-to-play, with free registration and the possibility to improve by paying during the game. There are free open source games, games developed by big companies like EA Games or even indie games, developed by independent programmers. The most popular genres of PC games are definitely the multiplayer MMORPGs or role-playing games, but you can also find plenty of puzzle games, action shots, sports and more.
On How2do.org 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 right away without paying anything. Then the long list of 60 best free games to download for PC (and if you have any to add or if you found your favorite here, write it in the comments).

Best free PC games

  1. Fortnite a battle with 100 players together is a new game of 2017 that promises very well and already has a certain following.
  2. Dota 2 is 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 in a soft way.
  3. Apex Legend, similar to Fortnite, with elements of the genre of hero shooters, with healers, tanks, ultra-mobile robots and so on.
  4. Team Fortress 2 is still today one of the best free PC games, a powerful, crazy and fast shooter among the most enjoyable ever.
  5. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive it was already one of the best games of Valve (like Team Fortress 2), which later became one of the most played games in the world after going free-to-play (second after Dota 2).
  6. League of Legends is still today one of the most played games in the world, with many battles and customizations to be made ahead to become ever 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 very competitive tournaments in which real money is also won.
  7. Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a Blizzard game (those of World of Warcraft) that is inspired by the Magic card game, very popular all over the world.
  8. Heroes of the Storm, after Dota 2 and League Of Legends it can be considered the number three of the genre MOBA.
  9. Warframe third-person shooter that you can play for free and in multiplayer mode, with many missions and console graphics.
  10. Planetside 2, an epic poem, all in the first person with large and immense battlefields where it is possible to do anything in absolute freedom of action. Free with the free-to-play model, it is a game of very high graphic quality among the best ever for PC.
  11. Tribes: Ascend is another great game already described in the past where you fly with a jetpack and you fight by skiing in the mountains. Tribes: Ascend is fast, furious and totally addictive, which does not require you to spend money to compete and win battles.
  12. Path of Exile is a third-person role-playing game similar to the famous Diablo III, a bit slow, with a character development that goes on to embody a very enveloping virtual life. Great for those who want something long and immersive.
  13. Smite is another MOBA game similar to Dota 2 or League Of Legends, with a third-person view and epic setting.
  14. DC Universe Online is one of the best superhero games, to go into action on the streets of Gotham and Metropolis. It’s not just for Marvel comic lovers, but also great for those who don’t want to try to live like a super-villain who flies.
  15. StarCraft II is probably the best free-to-play RTS available with a free custom arcade mode, for those who prefer a less demanding version.
  16. Brawlhalla is a free fighting game, which somehow resembles Super Smash Bros, with a lot of speed and fast pace, to play with friends even up to 8 together.
  17. Paladins, a free shooter game that can be considered a clone of Overwatch.
  18. Burning Daylight is a free short game, but all to play in one game, to live an original and very intense experience.
  19. 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.
  20. The Battle for Wesnoth is a beautiful free turn-based game that you can play on smartphones and even on PC.
  21. War Thunder is the game where you can fly warplanes in battle. A fast game, very beautiful graphically and full of action.
  22. Black Mesa remembers a bit Half-Life, a completely free shooter, with many levels and subjective action.
  23. Runescape is still one of the best free-to-play PC role-playing games, you can download or play in the browser using Java.
  24. The Lord of the Rings Online is the free-to-play MMO inspired by the series of novels and movies of the same name, not only for fans but also for those looking for a great stand-alone game. 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.
  25. World of Warcraft can be played for free for 20 levels which are more than enough to fully enter the most popular and most played virtual world on the planet.
  26. Realm of the Mad God is a simplified and adrenaline-filled role-playing game, 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.
  27. Cry Of Fear is a scary horror shooter, free, already described in another article.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Hawken is the giant robot shooter, full of action, reported some time ago.
  31. Quake Live, the multiplayer version of the famous Quake, the shooter par excellence.
  32. Tyrian 2000 is a spaceship game with a bird’s eye view and lots of levels, simple and very arcade-like the old console or room games.
  33. Wolfenstein 3D is the great classic of vintage shooters (from 1992), which can still be played from the browser, free on PC.
  34. Star Wars: The Old Republic, already mentioned among the best Star Wars games, is a free-to-play game for fans of the Saga.
  35. 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.
  36. Alien Swarm is another game similar to Half-Life, a free 3D shooter with nice graphics and lots of action.
  37. TrackMania Nations Forever, after so many years, it is still one of the most entertaining machine games ever, with jumps, stunts and fast races, in all multiplayer races.
  38. Victory is another very fun and addictive Car game. The game allows you to drive some of the best cars in the world, for free and had already been mentioned among the best free car and car games for PC.
  39. Spelunky is one of the best free indie games for PC, free in the original classic version. It is an old-fashioned, simple and fun platformer set in catacombs and caves full of traps.
  40. Beneath a Steel Sky is a classic graphic adventure of the point and clicks genre with a beautiful story and many puzzles to solve.
  41. Slender is the most horror game you can find for free, a title now famous for those who want a little emotion.
  42. Neptune’s Pride is one of those games that can last weeks or months, where you can create alliances and work together with other players. The game is about strategy, where you can earn money and make decisions as if you were playing a chess game, moving star systems instead of pawns.
  43. Vindictus has already been mentioned among the top 10 MMO-RPG games with fighting and PC action, different from Dota 2 or League of Legends both for Japanese graphics, and for the less serious and more immediate approach, based on action.
  44. Desktop Dungeons is a simple game from 2000, with two-dimensional graphics and small men, which can now be downloaded for free to play many games without limitations.
  45. Cave Story is a completely free classic Japanese platform game, one of the best of the genre despite its very simple graphics.
  46. FlightGear is a realistic and free flight simulator of which I have already spoken, in some ways even better than in Microsoft Flight Simulator, with so many planes to pilot.
  47. Elders of Madness is another nice spaceship game with side-scrolling and 2D visualization, completely free.
  48. OpenTTD is the free and open-source public transport simulation game, already described in the past.
  49. Double Action, a free PC shooter, with the unique feature of having a fast phase and one in slow motion, like in the Matrix scenes where Neo avoids bullets.
  50. Stalker Lost Alpha is a very nice 3D adventure game for recreating the setting of Chernobyl, the deserted city for years due to radiation.
  51. Hazard Ops is another 3D shooter game where you fight against the Zombies, free to play with lots of action.
  52. loadout is free to play the game very similar to Team Fortress, with the same crazy action and fun and splatter graphics that don’t offend anyone.
  53. Ski Challenge, best ski racing game for PC and Mac.
  54. Wreckage is a free Crysis remake, famous commercial game, box office champion, as beautiful and engaging as few.
  55. Altitude, with multiplayer aerial combat, with a top view.
  56. Iron Snout, a really fun and ironically bloody game, with 2D horizontal scrolling graphics, where a piglet has to kill the wolves that want to eat it with a knife.
  57. Shadow Warrior Classic is practically the original Doom game, intense, bloody and still fun to play on a PC, completely free.
  58. The Desolate Hope, one of the strangest games in absolute, bizarre and original, with elements from RPG and a mix of action that should also appeal to the artistic tone of the graphics.
  59. Fistful of Frags is a western shooter, for movie lovers with Clin Eastwood and Sergio Leone, where you play shooting in duels with the gun where the first shooter wins.
  60. Slaps and beans, the game starring Bud Spencer and Terence Hill, among the most original and beautiful games.
  61. Teeworlds, one of the best Worms turn-based clone games, with multiplayer battles.
  62. Battlerite, open multiplayer team arena game, one of the best for speed and fun, especially because the battles take place with a three-quarter view from above.
  63. Expendabros, the game of “The Mercenaries”, a game run jump and shoot in 2D inspired by the movie with Stallone, with all the best actors in action movies.

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