Free (& Subscription) Games for All Platforms: New & Upcoming

  • Publish Date: February 25, 2021
  • Comments: ↓ 18 user comments

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

New and upcoming free and subscription games

($) 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 Sunless Sea PC Epic Games Store
February 25–March 3
Action-adventure, 2014
Box art Witch's Pranks: Frog's Fortune PC IndieGala
February 24–(tbd)
Adventure, 2014
Box art Syberia 2 PC IndieGala
February 18–(tbd)
Adventure, 2004
Box art Kohate PC itch.io
February 17–(tbd)
Adventure, 2020
Box art Agatha Christie-The ABC Murders PC IndieGala
February 15–(tbd)
Adventure, 2016
Box art Syberia PC IndieGala
February 11–(tbd)
Adventure, 2002
Box art Garfield Kart PC IndieGala
February 8–(tbd)
Racing, 2015
Box art Dave PC IndieGala
January 29–(tbd)
Action/Platform, 2018
Coming soon:
Box art Ratchet & Clank PS4 PlayStation Store
March 1–March 31
Platform, 2016
Box art Wargame: Red Dragon PC Epic Games Store
March 4–March 10
Strategy, 2014

* May require game store software installation (also free)

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

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Boomerang Fu February 5–March 4
Action, 2020
Box art Endless Space 2 February 5–March 4
4X strategy, 2017
Box art Iris and the Giant February 5–March 4
Strategy/RPG, 2020
Box art Lovecraft's Untold Stories February 5–March 4
Action-adventure/RPG, 2019
Box art Moving Out February 5–March 4
Action/Puzzle, 2020
Box art Outward February 5–March 4
RPG, 2019
Box art Train Station Renovation February 5–March 4
Simulation, 2020
Box art Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince February 5–March 4
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Valfaris February 5–March 4
Action, 2019
Box art Valkyria Chronicles 4 February 5–March 4
Action/RPG, 2018
Box art Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest February 5–March 4
Adventure/RPG, 2020
Box art The Wild Eight February 5–March 4
Action-adventure/RPG, 2019
Coming soon:
Box art Ageless March 2–April 1
Platform, 2020
Box art Boreal Blade [Early Access] March 2–April 1
Action, 2020
Box art Control March 2–April 1
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Cyber Hook March 2–April 1
Platform, 2020
Box art Elex March 2–April 1
RPG, 2017
Box art Hotshot Racing March 2–April 1
Racing, 2020
Box art Kingdom: Two Crowns March 2–April 1
Action, 2018
Box art Peaky Blinders: Mastermind March 2–April 1
Adventure, 2020
Box art Pesterquest March 2–April 1
Adventure, 2019
Box art Wildfire March 2–April 1
Platform, 2020
Box art WWE 2K Battlegrounds March 2–April 1
Sports, 2020
Box art XCOM: Chimera Squad March 2–April 1
Strategy, 2020

($) PlayStation Now

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Cities: Skylines February 4–(tbd)
Simulation/Management, 2017
Box art The Evil Within February 4–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2014
Box art LEGO Worlds February 4–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2017
Box art The Crew 2 January 5–July 5
Racing, 2018
Box art Frostpunk: Console Edition January 5–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Surviving Mars January 5–(tbd)
Strategy/Management, 2018
Box art Wreckfest December 1–May 31
Racing, 2019
Box art Kingdom Come: Deliverance November 3–May 3
Action/RPG, 2018
Box art Final Fantasy XV September 1–March 1
Action/RPG, 2016

($) PlayStation Plus

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Concrete Genie PS4 February 2–March 1
Adventure, 2019
Box art Control: Ultimate Edition PS5 February 2–March 1
Action-adventure, 2021
Box art Destruction AllStars PS5 February 2–April 5
eSports, 2021

($) Prime Gaming (fka Twitch Prime) (PC only)

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Sine Mora EX February 25–March 26
Shooter, 2017
Box art The Academy: First Riddle February 18–March 19
Adventure, 2020
Box art Adventures of Chris February 12–March 12
Action-adventure, 2020
Box art Strata February 5–March 5
Puzzle, 2013
Box art Monster Prom Hotseat Edition February 1–February 28
Adventure, 2018
Box art Spinch February 1–February 28
Platform, 2020
Box art Stealth Bastard Deluxe February 1–February 28
Platform, 2012
Box art Swimsanity! February 1–February 28
Platform, 2020
Box art Table Manners February 1–February 28
Simulation, 2020
Box art Little Big Workshop January 28–February 26
Strategy/Management, 2019
Box art Algo Bot January 23–February 19
Puzzle/Action, 2018
Box art Garou: Mark of the Wolves September 8–March 31
Fighting, 2016
Box art The King of Fighters '97 Global Match September 8–March 31
Fighting, 2018
Box art The King of Fighters '98 Ultimate Match Final Edition September 8–March 31
Fighting, 2014
Box art The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match September 8–March 31
Fighting, 2015
Box art The Last Blade 2 September 8–March 31
Fighting, 2017
Box art Metal Slug 3 September 8–March 31
Shooter, 2014
Box art Samurai Shodown V Special September 8–March 31
Fighting, 2019
Box art Shock Troopers September 8–March 31
Shooter, 2016
Box art Baseball Stars 2 July 28–March 31
Sports, 2016
  Ironclad July 28–March 31
Shooter, 2016
  King of the Monsters July 28–March 31
Fighting, 2017
Box art Metal Slug 2 July 28–March 31
Shooter, 2016
  Sengoku 3 July 28–March 31
Fighting, 2016
Box art SNK 40th Anniversary Collection July 28–March 31
Compilation, 2019
Box art Shock Troopers: 2nd Squad July 28–March 31
Shooter, 2016
Coming soon:
Box art Blasphemous March 1–March 31
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Bomber Crew Deluxe Ed. March 1–March 31
Simulation/Action, 2017
Box art Boomerang Fu March 1–March 31
Party, 2020
Box art SkyDrift March 1–March 31
Racing, 2011
Box art Tengami March 1–March 31
Adventure, 2015

($) Stadia Pro (Google Stadia only)*

Score/Title/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Enter the Gungeon February 1–(tbd)
Action, 2016
Box art Journey to the Savage Planet February 1–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2020
Box art Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light February 1–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2010

* If no Stadia score is available, the scores shown are for PC versions of each game, which should be virtually identical to the Stadia versions.

($) Xbox Games With Gold

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Dandara Trials of Fear Edition XB1 February 16–March 15
Platform, 2018
Box art Lost Planet 2 X360 February 16–February 28
Shooter, 2010
Box art Gears 5 XB1 February 1–February 28
Action/Shooter, 2019
Box art Gears 5 XBX February 1–February 28
Action/Shooter, 2020
Box art Resident Evil XB1 February 1–February 28
Remaster/Survival horror, 2015
Coming soon:
Box art Metal Slug 3 X360 March 1–March 15
Shooter, 2008
Box art Warface: Breakout XB1 March 1–March 31
Shooter, 2020
Box art Port Royale 3 X360 March 16–March 31
Strategy, 2012
Box art Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse XB1 March 16–April 15
Shooter, 2018

Xbox and Xbox 360 games are playable on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S unless otherwise noted. XB1 games are also playable on Xbox Series X/S.

($) Xbox Game Pass

Score/Title/Platform/Genre/Year Dates Available
Box art Dirt 5 PC February 25–(tbd)
Racing, 2020
Box art Dirt 5 XB1 February 25–(tbd)
Racing, 2020
Box art Elite Dangerous XB1 February 25–(tbd)
Simulation, 2015
Box art Superhot: Mind Control Delete PC February 25–(tbd)
Shooter, 2020
Box art Killer Queen Black XB1 February 23–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2021
Box art Code Vein PC February 18–(tbd)
Action/RPG, 2019
Box art Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire XB1 February 18–(tbd)
RPG, 2020
Box art Wreckfest PC February 18–(tbd)
Racing, 2018
Box art Wreckfest XB1 February 18–(tbd)
Racing, 2019
Box art Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age PC February 11–(tbd)
RPG, 2018
Box art Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age XB1 February 11–(tbd)
RPG, 2019
Box art Jurassic World Evolution XB1 February 11–(tbd)
Strategy/Management, 2018
Box art Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones XB1 February 11–(tbd)
Action/Platform, 2015
Box art The Falconeer PC February 4–(tbd)
Simulation/Action, 2020
Box art The Falconeer XB1 February 4–(tbd)
Simulation/Action, 2020
Box art The Falconeer XBX February 4–(tbd)
Simulation/Action, 2020
Box art Ghost of a Tale PC February 4–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Project Winter PC February 4–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2019
Box art Project Winter XB1 February 4–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2021
Box art The Medium PC January 28–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2021
Box art The Medium XBX January 28–(tbd)
Action-adventure, 2021
Box art Prison Architect PC January 28–(tbd)
Strategy/Management, 2013
Box art Yakuza Remastered Collection [Yakuza 3/4/5] PC January 28–(tbd)
Compilation, 2021
Box art Yakuza Remastered Collection [Yakuza 3/4/5] XB1 January 28–(tbd)
Compilation, 2021
Box art Cyber Shadow PC January 26–(tbd)
Platform, 2021
Box art Cyber Shadow XB1 January 26–(tbd)
Platform, 2021
Coming soon:
Box art Madden NFL 21 XB1 March 2–(tbd)
Sports, 2020

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Comments (18)

  • LamontRaymond  

    Super helpful - keep it up!

  • 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.

  • JasonDietz  

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

  • bucksfan024  

    It's not free on PS4

  • Adarkchylde  

    Ok Humble bundle monthly games are CHEAP - but they're not free , nor are twitch prime games , the humble games is a bundle you pay for and the twitch prime games is a complimentary perk for prime subscribers - but again you have to pay a subscription to get them. Why not add some truly free games to the list? I recommend Arboreal - which you can find on Steam.

  • Nigh  

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

  • Mpire934  

    these aren't all of the PS4 ones

  • FelicityFenwick  

    Love this page... thanks for maintaining it!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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