Up For Debate - What Are The Best Free-To-Play Games On PC

Written by Stuart Thomas on Mon, Jun 27, 2016 10:00 AM
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We covered this a while back, but such is the ever changing landscape of PC gaming that it’s become a hot topic once again. Take a quick glance at Steam and you’ll see we’re absolutely flooded with free-to-play game. Giving these games a go might be free of charge, but which of the current crop of F2P games are actually worth your precious time?

If you don’t want to spend a penny there are literally hundreds of games out there which can potentially be played for weeks, months or even years. Enduring classics like Team Fortress 2 and League of Legends remain, but there’s also a new crop of popular F2P titles like Warframe and Dirty Bomb.

Some more than others like to extract money from you through whatever means necessary. Others think nothing of giving you everything for free. So which of the current free-to-play crop is good enough to warrant your time? Are you eventually forced to shell out for microtransactions or is it totally free? Share your finds below!

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21:32 Jun-28-2016

War Thunder. Been playing for 2 years now and keeps getting better snd better. Also no p2w since payed vehicles are not highest tier ones.

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18:59 Jun-28-2016

warframe #1 hands down

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18:57 Jun-28-2016

Oh warframe is definitely a good one.

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11:45 Jun-28-2016

GTA V

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06:33 Jun-29-2016

Is this a troll comment?
If so, its a goood one.

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08:57 Jun-28-2016

Heroes and generals, trove

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06:56 Jun-28-2016

I was wondering were all the PlanetSide 2 supporters were yesterday. And i check the comments section today and there they are.
P.S. I'm one of them too :D

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04:32 Jun-28-2016

I would say Tribes ascend if more people played it. It's a fast paced jetpacking, "skiing", projectile based FPS where skill is EVERYTHING. But it has a low playerbase.

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18:58 Jun-29-2016

Probably because it's so damned hard. Lol

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01:06 Jun-28-2016

Robocraft. seen the game go from tiers to its current setup. have a few years in it now. the only time i spend money on it is when something goes on humble bundle. hasnt really helped with all the grinding but its all for fun anyways.

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04:31 Jun-28-2016

The devs ruined that game.

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02:50 Jun-30-2016

i still play but not as much since i have invested a ton of time into that game. sad to see where it has gone from where it was. the different tiers really made it something awesome.

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00:28 Jun-28-2016

America's Army Proving Grounds fam, a tactical FPS that was created by the US Army, and is completely free on Steam (also it's not P2W so no worries about having to buy upgrades or any of that sh#t).

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00:17 Jun-28-2016

Has anybody ever heard of Blacklight Retribution? Pretty great free to play game IMO

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23:50 Jun-27-2016

Me and a friend have recently started playing World of Warships. Really any of the "World of" games are a good choice.

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22:01 Jun-27-2016

Planetside 2. Where else can you get 200 vs 200 battles with human controlled tanks aircraft and infantry, base building, and with organized squads and platoons 24/7?

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21:45 Jun-27-2016

i'm not really a competitive sort of guy so i'm all about the co-op experience. warframe's doing it for me at the moment.
is there a warframe GD clan?

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21:04 Jun-27-2016

Path of Exile

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23:58 Jun-27-2016

Good choice

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20:11 Jun-27-2016

Warframe is love, Warframe is life

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21:11 Jun-27-2016

I don't mind grinding but oh god that game is a goddamn grindfest, I can't take it.

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22:10 Jun-27-2016

But the end-game is where it's at. Fahionframe is love, Fashionframe is life.

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23:59 Jun-27-2016

Only thing I don't like about Warframe is that they seemed to have made the grinding worse since I started playing.

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06:42 Jun-29-2016

Get good cards and sell them for platinum. Buy what you need.

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19:35 Jun-27-2016

Planetside 2, hands down.

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19:07 Jun-27-2016

Tera is what I'd consider one of the best F2P games. I bought it back when it first came out along with their subscription system, but dropped it after around 500 hours. Recently picked it up again and it's still as fun as ever!

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18:36 Jun-27-2016

SMITE :)

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17:39 Jun-27-2016

PlanetSide 2 FTW!

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17:31 Jun-27-2016

Just wait for GWENT.........nuff said.

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17:46 Jun-27-2016

^ THIS

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19:17 Jun-27-2016

You're god damn right.

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06:15 Jun-29-2016

totally

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