This Month's Free Games

  • Publish Date: February 25, 2020
  • Comments: ↓ 15 user comments

This is the permanent home of our guide to currently available and upcoming free games for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. We'll update it whenever new titles are announced.

New and upcoming free and subscription games

Just-added games are marked with the NEW symbol below.

($) next to a service name indicates that a paid monthly subscription is required. All other games are completely free and do not require a subscription, though some may require the installation of special software (e.g., Origin, Steam).

Free for everyone*

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art 100% Orange Juice PC Steam
March 27–March 30
Board game, 2013
Box art 200% Mixed Juice PC Steam
March 27–March 30
Board game, 2015
Box art Acceleration of Suguri 2 PC Steam
March 27–March 30
Action, 2018
Box art Barro PC Steam
March 27–April 3
Racing, 2018
Box art Hellion PC Steam
March 27–March 30
Survival, 2019
Box art Lara Croft GO iOS Apple
March 27–April 2
Strategy/Puzzle, 2015
Box art Martian Law PC Steam
March 27–April 10
Shooter, 2019
Box art Monument Valley 2 iOS Apple
March 27–(tbd)
Puzzle, 2017
Box art Uni PC Steam
March 27–March 30
Minigames, 2019
Box art Between Two Castles - Digital Edition PC Steam
March 26–March 30
Strategy/Board game, 2019
Box art Drawful 2 PC Epic Games Store
March 26–April 1
Party, 2016
Box art Figment PC Epic Games Store
March 26–April 1
Action-adventure, 2017
Box art Tormentor x Punisher PC Epic Games Store
March 26–April 1
Shooter, 2017
Box art World War Z PC Epic Games Store
March 26–April 1
Shooter, 2019
Box art Nephise Begins PC Steam
March 25–April 1
Adventure, 2017
Box art Project Mercury PC Steam
March 25–April 8
Platform, 2017
Box art Child of Light PC uPlay
March 24–March 28
Actio/RPG, 2014
Box art Chronology PC IndieGala
March 19–(tbd)
Platform, 2014
Box art Goat of Duty [Early Access] PC Steam
March 17–April 1
FGS [First-Goatperson Shooter], 2019
Box art Kingdom Rush Frontiers iOS Apple
March 17–(tbd)
Tower defense, 2013
Box art Kingdom Rush Origins iOS Apple
March 17–(tbd)
Tower defense, 2014
  GOG Spring Sale (Over two dozen free titles) GOG
March 16–March 30
 
Box art Bless Unleashed XB1 Microsoft Store
March 12–(tbd)
MMORPG, 2020
Box art Call of Duty: Warzone PC Battle.net
March 10–(no end date)
Battle royale, 2020
Box art Call of Duty: Warzone PS4 PlayStation Store
March 10–(no end date)
Battle royale, 2020
Box art Call of Duty: Warzone XB1 Microsoft Store
March 10–(no end date)
Battle royale, 2020
Box art Half-Life PC Metacritic Must-Play
Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 1998
Box art Half-Life: Blue Shift PC Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 2001
Box art Half-Life: Opposing Force PC Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 1999
Box art Half-Life: Source PC Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 2004
Box art Half-Life 2 PC Metacritic Must-Play
Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 2004
Box art Half-Life 2: Episode One PC Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 2006
Box art Half-Life 2: Episode Two PC Metacritic Must-Play
Steam
Free play period
January 21–April 1
Shooter, 2007
Coming soon:
Box art Gone Home PC Epic Games Store
April 2–April 8
Adventure, 2013
Box art Hob PC Epic Games Store
April 2–April 8
Action-adventure, 2017

* May require game store software installation (also free)

($) EA Access / Origin Access

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville PC March 3-(tbd)
Strategy, 2019
Box art Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville PS4 March 3-(tbd)
Strategy, 2019
Box art Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville XB1 March 3-(tbd)
Strategy, 2019

($) Humble Choice [including Humble Trove] (PC only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art 198X March 6–April 2
Minigames,2019
Box art AI War 2 March 6–April 2
Strategy, 2019
Box art Battle Chasers: Nightwar March 6–April 2
Action/RPG, 2017
Box art Death’s Gambit March 6–April 2
Action/RPG, 2018
Box art Etherborn March 6–April 2
Adventure, 2019
Box art EXAPUNKS March 6–April 2
Strategy, 2018
Box art F1 2019 March 6–April 2
Racing, 2019
Box art Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark March 6–April 2
Strategy, 2018
Box art My Friend Pedro March 6–April 2
Action/Platform, 2019
Box art Niffelheim March 6–April 2
Action/Platform, 2018
Box art Planet Coaster + “World’s Fair Pack” March 6–April 2
Management, 2016
Box art Turok March 6–April 2
Shooter, 2015

($) PlayStation Now

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Control PS4 March 3–August 31
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Dead or Alive 5 Last Round PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Fighting, 2015
Box art NASCAR Heat 3 PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Racing, 2018
Box art Nights of Azure PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2016
Box art Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2017
Box art Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Strategy, 2016
Box art Shadow of the Tomb Raider PS4 March 3–September 7
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Toukiden 2 PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2017
Box art Toukiden Kiwami PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Action, 2015
Box art Warriors All-Stars PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Fighting, 2017
Box art Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus PS4 March 3–(tbd)
Shooter, 2017
Box art Cities: Skylines PS4 February 4–(tbd)
Simulation, 2017
Box art The Evil Within PS4 February 4–(tbd)
Survival horror, 2014
Box art LEGO Worlds PS4 February 4–August 4
Sandbox, 2017
Box art Horizon Zero Dawn PS4 January 2–April 7
Action/RPG, 2017
Box art Overcooked! 2 PS4 January 2–(tbd)
Action, 2018
Box art Uncharted: The Lost Legacy PS4 January 2–April 7
Action-adventure, 2017

($) PlayStation Plus (PS4 only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Shadow of the Colossus Metacritic Must-Play
March 3–April 6
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Sonic Forces March 3–April 6
Action-adventure, 2017
Coming soon:
Box art DiRT Rally 2.0 April 7–May 4
Racing, 2019
Box art Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Metacritic Must-Play
April 7–May 4
Action-adventure, 2016

($) Stadia Pro (Google Stadia only)*

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Grid March 1–(tbd)
Racing, 2019
Box art SteamWorld Dig 2 March 1–(tbd)
Action/Platform, 2017
Box art SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech March 1–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019

* Metascores are for PC versions of each game, since no reviews are available for the (virtually identical) Stadia versions.

($) Twitch Prime (PC only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Bomber Crew March 2-(tbd)
Simulation, 2017
Box art Epistory - Typing Chronicles March 2-(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2016
Box art Furi March 2-(tbd)
Fighting, 2016
Box art Mugsters March 2-(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Whispers of a Machine March 2-(tbd)
Adventure, 2019

($) Xbox Games With Gold

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Shantae: Half-Genie Hero XB1 March 16–April 15
Platform, 2016
Box art Sonic Generations X360 March 16–March 31
Action/Platform, 2011
Box art Batman: The Enemy Within – The Complete Season XB1 March 1–31
Adventure, 2017

Xbox and Xbox 360 games are playable on Xbox One unless otherwise noted.

($) Xbox Game Pass

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid XB1 March 26–(tbd)
Fighting/Action, 2019
Box art Bleeding Edge PC March 24–(tbd)
Fighting, 2020
Box art Bleeding Edge XB1 March 24–(tbd)
Fighting, 2020
Box art Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown XB1 March 19–(tbd)
Simulation/Action, 2019
Box art Kona XB1 March 19–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2017
Box art The Surge 2 PC March 19–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2019
Box art The Surge 2 XB1 March 19–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2019
  State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition PC March 13–(tbd)
Survival, 2020
  State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition XB1 March 13–(tbd)
Survival, 2020
Box art Pikuniku PC March 12–(tbd)
Action/Puzzle, 2019
Box art Pikuniku XB1 March 12–(tbd)
Action/Puzzle, 2019
Box art Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC March 11–(tbd)
Action/Platform, 2020
Box art Ori and the Will of the Wisps XB1 March 11–(tbd)
Action/Platform, 2020
Box art NBA 2K20 XB1 March 5–(tbd)
Sports, 2019
Box art Train Sim World 2020 XB1 March 5–(tbd)
Simulation, 2019
Box art Jackbox Party Pack 3 XB1 February 27–(tbd)
Party, 2016
Box art Indivisible PC February 26–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2019
Box art Yakuza 0 PC February 26–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Yakuza 0 XB1 February 26–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2020
Coming soon:
Box art Gears Tactics PC April 28–(tbd)
Strategy, 2020
Box art Wasteland 3 PC May 19–(tbd)
RPG, 2020
  Wasteland 3 XB1 May 19–(tbd)
RPG, 2020

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Comments (15)

  • ItsAllOgre5  

    Where are the game publisher rankings for 2019? The other years got publisher rankings.

  • Skullc00kie  

    one of the top five best pages on here
    Thank you for gathering all the info

  • juliabeyers  

    thanks for games

  • juliabeyers  

    thanks for games

  • Vycyous  

    Apparently, comments cannot be edited or deleted. Forget what I said below. I swear that the Epic Games store free games were not on this list every time I've checked it, including just a minute ago. Plus, this is the first time I've seen one of the very limited time giveaways from Humble show up on this list. Mind you, I don't check the list every day. Even so, I still feel like the title is a bit misleading since most of the games listed here require a paid subscription, just as others have been complaining about before me.

  • Vycyous  

    You would think a report/article titled "This Month's Free Games" would include the actual free games from, for example, Epic's game store, which is giving away roughly two free games each month. Instead, it only lists paid subscription-based "free" games and free-to-play (monetized) games. As it is, it should probably be titled "This Month's Free-For-Subscribers Games" and then create a separate report/article/list for free-to-play and/or actual free games.

  • KingTrashPanda  

    I see a lot of "This isn't actually free. Give a list of actual free games." When referencing Twitch and Humble Bundle. Why leave out Xbox and PS4? Do you think those are free? You need to be online to access the free games, and you need a pass of sorts in order to access online. Clearly this list is aimed towards those of us who have said passes to each of these providers.

  • FelicityFenwick  

    Love this page... thanks for maintaining it!

  • Mpire934  

    these aren't all of the PS4 ones

  • Nigh  

    Ring of Elysium should be added (it's free on Steam).

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