This Month's Free Games

  • Publish Date: January 28, 2020
  • Comments: ↓ 14 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 Assassin's Creed Syndicate PC NEW Epic Games Store
February 20–February 26
Action-adventure, 2015
Box art Faeria PC NEW Epic Games Store
February 20–February 26
Board game, 2017
Box art JASEM: Just Another Shooter with Electronic Music PC IndieGala
February 18–(tbd)
Shooter, 2017
Box art The Fan PC IndieGala
February 14–(tbd)
Adventure, 2017
Box art Waste Walkers PC IndieGala
February 7–(tbd)
RPG, 2015
  Deep Space Anomaly PC IndieGala
January 23–(tbd)
Shooter, 2019
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 InnerSpace PC Epic Games Store
February 27–March 4
Simulation, 2018

* May require game store software installation (also free)

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

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Card Quest February 14–(tbd)
Dungeon crawler, 2018
Box art Tales From Off-Peak City Vol. 1 February 14–(tbd)
Adventure, 2020
Box art Book of Demons February 7–March 5
Adventure, 2018
Box art Eliza February 7–March 5
Adventure, 2019
Box art Frostpunk [+ The Rifts DLC] February 7–March 5
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art The Hex February 7–March 5
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Night Call February 7–March 5
Adventure, 2019
Box art Okami HD February 7–March 5
Action-adventure, 2017
Box art Pathfinder: Kingmaker Explorer Edition February 7–March 5
Action-RPG, 2018
Box art Project Warlock February 7–March 5
Shooter, 2018
Box art Shenzhen I/O February 7–March 5
Puzzle
Box art Tales from Off-Peak City Vol. 1 February 7–March 5
Adventure, 2020
Box art Underhero February 7–March 5
Platform, 2018
Box art Warstone TD February 7–March 5
Strategy, 2018

($) PlayStation Now

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
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
Box art F1 2019 PS4 December 3–March 2
Racing, 2019
Box art PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds PS4 December 3–March 2
Battle royale, 2018
Box art Wolfenstein: The Old Blood PS4 December 3–March 2
Shooter, 2015

($) PlayStation Plus (PS4 only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art BioShock The Collection February 4–March 2
Compilation, 2016
Box art Firewall Zero Hour February 4–March 2
Shooter, 2018
Box art The Sims 4 February 4–March 2
Simulation, 2017

($) Stadia Pro (Google Stadia only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Gylt February 1–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Metro Exodus February 1–(tbd)
Shooter, 2019

($) Twitch Prime (PC only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art American Fugitive February 3-(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Desert Child February 3-(tbd)
Racing, 2018
Box art Narcos: Rise of the Cartels February 3-(tbd)
Action, 2019
Box art Steredenn February 3-(tbd)
Shooter, 2015
Box art White Night February 3-(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2015

($) Xbox Games With Gold

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Call of Cthulhu XB1 February 16–March 15
RPG, 2018
Box art Star Wars Battlefront XBOX February 16–February 29
Shooter, 2004
Box art TT Isle of Man XB1 February 1–February 29
Racing, 2018

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 Ninja Gaiden II X360 NEW February 20–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2008
Box art Reigns: Game of Thrones PC NEW February 20–(tbd)
Card game, 2018
Box art World of Horror PC NEW February 20–(tbd)
RPG, 2020
Box art Death Squared XB1 February 13–(tbd)
Action/Puzzle, 2017
Box art Death's Gambit PC February 13–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2018
Box art Ori and the Will of the Wisps XB1 February 11–(tbd)
Platform, 2020
Box art Final Fantasy XV PC February 6–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2016
Box art Final Fantasy XV XB1 February 6–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2016
Box art Wolfenstein: Youngblood PC February 6–(tbd)
Shooter, 2019
Box art Wolfenstein: Youngblood XB1 February 6–(tbd)
Shooter, 2019
Box art Fishing Sim World: Pro Tour XB1 January 30–(tbd)
Sports/Simulation, 2019
Box art Sea Salt XB1 January 30–(tbd)
Action/Strategy, 2019
Box art Gris PC January 24–(tbd)
Platform, 2018
Box art A Plague Tale: Innocence PC January 24–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Indivisible XB1 January 23–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2019
Box art A Plague Tale: Innocence XB1 January 23–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019
Coming soon:
Box art Kingdom Hearts III XB1 February 25–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2019
Box art Two Point Hospital XB1 February 25–(tbd)
Simulation, 2020
  Wasteland Remastered XB1 February 25–(tbd)
HD remaster/RPG, 2020
  Yakuza 0 XB1 February 26–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2020
Box art Jackbox Party Pack 3 XB1 February 27–(tbd)
Party, 2016
  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 Bleeding Edge PC March 24–(tbd)
Fighting, 2020
Box art Bleeding Edge XB1 March 24–(tbd)
Fighting, 2020
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 (14)

  • bucksfan024  

    It's not free on PS4

  • JasonDietz  

    Rainbow Six actually is free this weekend. We had the wrong Microsoft Store link before, but it has been corrected.

  • bucksfan024  

    Title of the page is "This Month's Free Games" but the Rainbow Six Siege game isn't free... You should probably mention that.

  • LamontRaymond  

    Super helpful - keep it up!

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