Best free online games for PC

The best games are always the free ones.

In recent years there has been a steady wave of free online games for the PC market. In fact, some of the oldest titles on Steam include titles like Warthunder and Warframe. So with that in mind, here's a list of the best free online games on both PC and Steam. 

The Best free online games for PC

The following list will contain some of what we consider the best free online games available on the PC market. These games will also fall under the order of personal favorites to established classics.

Best Free Online Games on SteamDescriptionWhere to download
WarthunderIn Warthunder, players take control of either planes, ships, or tanks and wage a constant war of dominance versus other players. Battles span from both sky to sea and even land battles across three generations of vehicles starting from world war one and ending in the cold war era. Overall, it's a fun experience that can run on nearly any machine, plus it is free, so we highly recommend trying it.Steam or
EnlistedFrom the same minds that gave us Warthunder brings an entirely new experience mixed with some old, the game is called Enlisted. In Enlisted, players take on the banner of either the Allies or Axis powers and fight across several theaters of war with both infantry and vehicles. It combines a lot of what was fun about the tanks of war thunder and adds infantry, and the result is a very engaging and entertaining experience that can keep you hooked for
Gwent: The Witcher Card GameBased on the famed mini-game of the Witcher 3, Gwent brings the experience of the mini-game into its own game and expands it with several factions and new cards. It's the perfect experience for those who fell in love with the Witcher series, so give it a try today by going to either or Steam.Steam or
Path of ExileOne of the oldest titles on Steam along with Warframe, Path of Exile is a block bluster Dabilo experience for the low, low price of your time waiting for it to install. The game features several classes, a whole host of monster types, and a skill system I am still trying to understand. We highly recommend trying it if you are an ARPG fanatic like us.Steam
RIFTRift is an old MMORPG, but it's a fun one. It is also highly similar to World of Warcraft, without the cumbersome subscription service fees. The game features a ton of classes, features, and some decent PVP modes. Because of that, it's in our books as one of the best free online games for PC.Steam
WarframeWarframe is a fun action looter shooter that has players taking control of space ninjas and fighting all matter of robot and alien across several worlds. The game also features crafting and open-world maps with a strong co-op gameplay experience that can entertain you and your friends for hours on end.Steam
Mech Warrior OnlineMech Warrior Online or MWO is an online game set in the Mech Warrior universe where the battles of the future are fought entirely with huge hulking mechanized vehicles known as Mechs. Players choose one of these Mechs and help their team in matches wage war against the opposing side in open battlefields in a life and death struggle for dominance.Steam or

For more best lists, check out both Best Free-to-Play RPG Games on Steam and Best zombie games on PC

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Howdy Folks! My name is Andrew, and I have been playing games for decades and only just started writing about them. My personal favorites are ARPGs and C&C style RTS games. I also specialize in writing guides for a lot of popular RPGs.

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