The real advantage of gaming on a PC is that you can download, install and play paid games for free. But do you know that there are hundreds of PC games in the world which are 100% free from their creators. This means that you can officially download those games from the publisher’s website and play without any required game license.
There are two types of free games in this list, freeware and free-to-play. Freeware games can not have ads, but free-to-play games can have advertising and paid features. Creating video games is thousand times difficult than we think, nobody can easily distribute our hard work free of charge.
These are the best free PC video games you can download:
Genre: Action RPG, OS Version: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / 10, Type: Free-to-play, Download size: 4.5 GB
Marvel Heroes is a free-to-play video game for PC in which the characters are Marvel’s superheroes and villains, such as Wolverine, Spider-Man, Deadpool, Iron Man and more. Graphics of the game are absolutely awesome and realistic, even this game looks like Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2. The source of revenue for this game are microtransactions in which the users buy items and features in the middle of the game. This is an online multiplayer game and you should have internet connectivity on your PC.
Genre: Racing, OS Version: Windows 8.1 / 10, Type: Free-to-play, Download size: 2 GB
Asphalt 8: Airborne is a free-to-play racing game developed by Gameloft. It was specially made for mobile platforms such as Android and iOS, but this game is available as a universal app for Windows 8.1 and 10 running PCs. Asphalt 8: Airborne includes high graphics, 140+ official luxury brand cars and various tracks. It is one of the popular racing games in the world with over 300 million downloads on all platforms.
Genre: Racing, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Free-to-play, Download size: 2.4 GB
Need for Speed: World is the first multiplayer online racing game in the NFS series based on the free-to-play business model. It was released for Microsoft Windows in July 2010 and goes offline by EA on July 2015. But still NFS World’s offline package is available for free on the web so that you can download and install it on your PC. Some online features will no longer work, but the game is working properly.
Genre: Action, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Freeware, Download size: 395 MB
OpenArena is an open source game developed by Free Software Movement and it was released in 2005. This is a clone of Quake III Arena, a first-person shooter (FPS) game released in 1999. OpenArena can be played online / offline without any need of registration. The game is absolutely free and you do not have to pay for anything in the game. The FPS game has 51 Arenas, 13 different weapons, 18 player characters, etc.
Genre: Action, OS Version: Windows 8.1 / 10, Type: Free-to-play, Download size: 1 GB
Modern Combat 5 is one of the best first-person shooter games in the market. It was developed by Gameloft for Windows 8.1 / 10 PCs and mobile devices. Modern Combat 5 includes awesome graphics and multiplayer options that make you very addictive. Modern Combat 5: Blackout 5 comes with 5 customizable classes, while this game (eSports FPS) comes with 7 customizable classes.
Genre: Action, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Free-to-play, Download size: 460 MB
Double action is a free action multiplayer game in which the player has to kill the enemies and fill his stylish meter by doing stylish things, such as dive, flip, slide, roll and more. To win the game, there is a need to pay more attention to stylish things, because most kills is not the goal of the game. It sounds weird and stupid, but Double Action: Boogaloo brings you a great time.
Genre: Strategy, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Freeware, Download size: 211 MB
Martin Transporter is a game about transport business strategy on Mars. It’s a space game with a large world and a wide range of vehicles. It’s not a racing game as you think the player has to make money from trading goods and complete missions.
8. The Dark Mod
Genre: Stealth, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Freeware, Download size: 2GB
The Dark Mod uses a ID Tech 4 game engine which was first used in Doom 3. It is a single player stealth video game originally released as an modification of Doom 3 in October 2009, but it is now completely standalone. Many game magazines, including PC Gamer, featured and praised the Dark Mod game.
9. Crazy Cars
Genre: Racing, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Freeware, Download size: 112 MB
This is a free arcade-style racing game from the Game Top, in which run the car with maximum speed and left behind the other cars.
10. City Racing
Genre: Racing, OS Version: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8.1 / 10, Type: Freeware, Download size: 27 MB
City Racing is a free GTA-style racing game where you can drive anywhere in the open world.