Although games can be quite expensive, today there is almost always something good that you can add to your library without spending a dime. Completely free games appear every week thanks to Epic Games Store, and with the help of bargain-friendly subscription services, there are literally hundreds of games out there that come as benefits with services on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC. We have collected all the free games (or free with subscriptions) that you can play now. We will continue to keep this list updated weekly.
Our list of free games focuses on complete experiences that you can play without the pressure of microtransactions, so you will not find popular free games like Fortnite, Warzone or Apex Legends here. We also do not include free-to-start games such as Destiny 2 or Hitman 2’s starter pack. But if you’re looking for free-to-play games, we have lists that round out the best options PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox one, PCand Nintendo Switch.
Free PC Games
When it comes to free games, PC gamers tend to have far more options than console gamers. There are always new freebies to buy for PC. It is quite common for really good games to be offered for free for a limited time. In addition to games that are temporarily free, PC storefronts are filled with completely free experiences that you can play from start to finish without the pressure of microtransactions.
Epic Games Store free games
Epic Games Store leads the way when it comes to popular free games with big budgets. In recent years, Epic has given away hundreds of free games, including AAA blockbusters such as Grand Theft Auto V, Control and Civilization VI. At least one free game is available on Epic every week, but often there are two free games. Here is the current free game available on Epic.
This week (June 9-16)
Next week (June 16-23)
Amazon Prime free game
One of the benefits of an Amazon Prime membership is free PC games. Subscribers can download a handful of free games through Prime Gaming, and they are yours to keep even if your subscription expires. Prime members also receive free in-game content for popular multiplayer games each month. Here is a list of June Free Games for Amazon Prime Members:
- Far Cry 4
- Escape from Monkey Island
- Across the Grooves
- WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship
Free Steam Games
Well-known games are not regularly discounted to zero dollars on Steam, but there are still hundreds of free games to check out without spending a dime. It would be virtually impossible to list all the free Steam games here, so we have chosen to mainly highlight the latest releases as well as games from popular and classic franchises. If you’re looking for even more free games on Steam, check out this page and focus on the titles marked “Free” instead of “Free to play”.
Free games at GOG
CD Projekt Red’s PC shop window GOG has a collection of free games, many of which are classic PC shooting games and role-playing games. Here are a handful of highlights:
- Under a steel sky
- The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall
- Shadow Warrior Classic complete
- Ultima 4: Quest of the Avatar
- War winds
Free Games at Itch.io.
Itch.io is a really good showcase for independent developers. There are thousands of free games on Itch.io as well as pay-as-you-can-play games. In addition, you will find some really interesting and experimental indies. It’s always fun to dig around in the shop window looking for hidden gems.
PC game pass
If you are looking for a way to play lots of different PC games for cheap, PC Game Pass is the way to go. There are hundreds of PC games on Game Pass, including Age of Empires IV, Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite and Microsoft Flight Simulator. We have one complete list of PC Game Pass games which we update every time games are added and removed. PC Game Pass costs $ 10 per month, but new subscribers can get their first month for just a dollar. It’s worth noting that PC Game Pass is included as part of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate ($ 15 per month).
Free PlayStation Games
Free games on PS5 and PS4 that are not connected to PlayStation Plus are rare, but sometimes a publisher gives away a complete game for free. For now, check out all the free PS Plus games available right now. Sony has just launched its new PlayStation Plus service with three levels of subscriptions. Essential lets users take advantage of the normal benefits of the service, including three free games each month. At the same time, Extra and Premium provide access to hundreds of additional games. And there is also a library of classic PS2, PS1 and PSP games that are exclusive to Premium members.
It is worth noting that PS Plus will be expanded in June. Sony is giving up its PlayStation Now service in favor of one PlayStation Plus plan in three levels which will contain up to 700 games.
PS Plus Free Games – June 2022
June’s free game for all PlayStation Plus subscribers is available to claim until July 5:
- God of war
- Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
- Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
PS Plus Extra and Premium free games
If you subscribe to PlayStation Plus Extra or PlayStation Plus Premium, you now have access to hundreds of games. Check out our fthe full list of games on the new PlayStation Plus service for more details. If you want a little more curation, take a look at our summary of best games for PS Plus Extra and Premium members.
PS Plus collection
PlayStation 5 owners can also download a bunch of PS4 hits for free with a PS Plus subscription. Keep in mind that you can play PS Plus Collection titles on PS4 but only after claim them on PS5.
- Batman: Arkham Knight
- Battlefield 1
- Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Zombie’s Chronicles Edition
- Crash Bandicoot N. Sane trilogy
- Days away
- Detroit: Become Human
- Fallout 4
- Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
- God of war
- Infamous second son
- Monster Hunter World
- Deadly battle X
- Ratchet and Clank
- Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
- The last guard
- The Last of Us Remastrad
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
- Until dawn
More free PlayStation games
In addition to PS Plus freebies, there are some other PS4 and PS5 games you can get for free. For example, when you get a PlayStation 5, you get one of those best PS5 games free as packing title: Astro’s Playroom.
Free Xbox Games
When it comes to console games, Xbox users have the most options when it comes to free games with subscriptions, and you can also play a bunch of brand new games – including every first-party title – without buying games right away. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is without a doubt the best offering in gaming today, and it includes hundreds of games. Microsoft is rotating in a new selection of new games and deleting a batch of titles every month. We will not list all Xbox games that can be played for free with Game Pass, but if you want to see the entire library, check out our list of every Xbox Game Pass game. Since there is a lot to choose from, you should also take a look at our summary of best Xbox Game Pass game.
Game Pass Ultimate subscribers also have access Gold-plated games every month. Users who only have one Xbox Live Gold subscription can also receive four games each month.
Xbox Live Gold Free Game – June 2022
- Aven Colony (June 1-30)
- Super Meat Boy (June 1-15)
- Project Highrise: Architect’s Edition (June 16-July 15)
- Raskulls (June 16-30)
More free Xbox games
Xbox Series X and Xbox One owners can also get a myriad of other free games on the Xbox Store. Many of these games are older titles that are backwards compatible.
Free Nintendo Switch Games
The most notable free Nintendo Switch games require a Nintendo Switch Online membership, which costs $ 20 per year for an individual membership or $ 35 per year for a family membership. You can share family membership with up to seven other Switch owners, so it’s a pretty great deal. A Switch Online membership gives access to a library of classic SNES and NES games.
Upgrading to the Switch Online + Expansion Pack also gives you a growing library of Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games. Switch Online + Expansion Pack costs $ 50 / year for individuals and $ 80 / year for families. Expansion Pack subscribers also receive great DLCs for three exclusive Switches: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pack, Animal Crossing Happy Home Paradise and Splatoon 2’s Octo Campaign.
Editor’s note: Article updated June 15, 2022
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