10 Best Free PC Games You Should Play In 2021

These are our picks.

By Shivam Gulati

June 21, 2021

Every gamer worries about paying for an expensive game that eventually turns out to be trash. But fortunately, in 2021, we’ve got so many PC games that we can play without spending a single penny. And if you are also looking forward to trying some free PC games, we’ve got you covered.

Of course, it’s rare to find a story-driven game that is available to play for free. However, that isn’t the case with multiplayer games, as there are several options for you to explore for free.

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Best free games to play on PC

1. Call of Duty Warzone

Hands down, Call of Duty Warzone is one of the best multiplayer games that you can play on your PC for free. The game came out in March 2020, and within a year, the FPS title managed to grab more than 100 million players.

Developed by Infinity Ward, Warzone became the King of battle royale because of its fast-paced action gameplay. And if you aren’t playing the title in 2021, you are definitely missing out on so much fun.

Play Call of Duty Warzone

2. Scavengers

Developed by Midwinter Entertainment, Scavengers is a free-to-play action shooter. You can play as a squad of three in the game and try out unique weapons and abilities.

The multiplayer titles offer both PvE and PvP experience, so you have to strategize around different things to survive in the harsh world of Scavengers; the best part, you can do all that without paying a single penny.

Play Scavengers

3. Valorant

Riot Games released VALORANT last year after keeping the game in closed beta for a long time. The 5v5 multiplayer tactical shooter offers incredibly competitive gameplay. And that’s why in just over a year, Riot’s brainchild has become one of the biggest esports titles.

Several CS:GO professional players switched to VALORANT because of its modern gameplay. So, if you haven’t tried out the FPS title yourself, maybe you should. Also, you don’t have to think twice before downloading the game, considering that it’s completely free.

Play Valorant

4. Brawlhalla

Blue Mammoth Games’ Brawlhalla is definitely one of the best free PC games to try out in 2021. The fighting game is available for multiple platforms and boasts more than 50 million players.

In the multiplayer game, your goal is to knockout out other players from the arena. Also, there are more than 53 in-game characters to choose from, and each character comes with a unique set of abilities. So, you can switch between all the characters, and the game will never feel old to you. Also, Ubisoft recently introduced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the game; one more reason to download the title right now.

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5. League of Legends

Here we are with another Riot Games title for PC that you could play for free. If you don’t know already, League of Legends is a popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game with more than 115 million players from around the world. Besides that, the multiplayer title is a big sensation in the esports community.

If you love multiplayer games that force you to strategize to outsmart your opponent, League of Legends is definitely worth trying. Of course, with multiple legends, the game might feel overwhelming to you. But once you get the hang of it, you won’t be playing any other game for a long time.

Play League of Legends

6. Fortnite

If there’s one game that isn’t ready to die, it’s Epic Games Fortnite. Over the years, the developers have done a great job building a massive community around Fortnite with impressive in-game content.

The multiplayer battle royale aspect is enough to keep you engaged in the game for hours. However, the amazing cosmetics and events also add to players’ excitement.

If you love the battle royale genre in video games, Fortnite is definitely worth a try.

Play Fortnite

7. Apex Legends

There’s no way we would forget to mention Apex Legends, especially when talking about the best free games to play on PC.

Similar to Fortnite and Warzone, it is a multiplayer battle royale game. However, what makes Apex Legends unique is the Legends, unique in-game characters with different abilities. Of course, gunplay is still a crucial part of the gameplay, but the Legends’ abilities add more fun and action to gunfights.

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8. Warframe

Developed by Digital Extremes, Warframe is a role-playing third-person shooter multiplayer game. The game is available for free to enjoy on multiple platforms, including Windows PC.

In the game, you get to try out different Warframes that give you a wide variety of weapons and abilities. If you love grinding the games for hours to craft in-game while also using powerful fighting tactics to defeat the enemies, Warframe is the game for you. Also, it offers players both PvE and PvP elements; more the reason to try out this game right now.

Play Warframe


If you love to play as mythological figures and experience massive battles, Hi-Rez Studios’ SMITE is one of those free pc games you should be playing right now.

Basically, SMITE is a third-person MOBA game that offers multiple PvP game modes. You control a God or Goddess in each game mode and battle against other players and their minion armies.


10. Genshin Impact

miHoYo’s Genshin Impact is an open-world action role-playing game available to play for free on PC and other platforms. The game offers several amazing characters, and you can switch between the characters while engaging in combat.

Once you start playing Genshin Impact, you get mesmerized by its beautiful map, music, and amazing characters. You can spend hours exploring different locations and completing several challenges to level up in the game.

Play Genshin Impact

That’s it; these are the 10 best free games you can play on your PC. But, of course, several other titles deserve a place on this list. That’s why we’ll keep updating the article to include more such games.

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Shivam Gulati

Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

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