7 Amazing free PC games to play in 2016

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If you’re an avid PC gamer, but aren’t willing to pay the increasingly high prices of AAA games like Overwatch or DOOM, we’ve collected a bunch of free PC games that will keep you entertained for hours.

Check out these 7 amazing free-to-play games below:


Dota 2

Dota 2 is a free-to-play MOBA which is currently the most popular game on Steam.

The game is completely free and has been praised for its lack of pay-to-win content and cosmetic microtransactions.

Dota 2 is a highly-competitive title, pitting 2 teams of 5 players against each other in a tactical and engaging multiplayer online battle arena.

Dota 2


Warframe

Warframe is a massively popular third-person shooter that is free-to-play with various microtransactions.

Players take on the role of a futuristic warrior who wields different warframes and weapons in one of the best online co-operative PvE experiences to date.

Warframe


Path of Exile

Path of Exile is a free-to-play Diablo II clone which offers both depth and replayability.

The game includes cosmetic microtransactions, meaning that players cannot pay to gain a gameplay advantage over others, and offers a massive amount of depth and theory-crafting opportunities due to its large passive skill tree and unique skill gem system.

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Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2 is still going strong, and is completely free on Steam.

Anybody can jump into the mess of Pyros, Heavies, Scouts and Hats thanks to its free-to-play model which uses Valve’s tried-and-tested cosmetic microtransaction system.

The game offers fast-paced arena combat with a high skill ceiling and excellent pacing.

Team Fortress 2


Planetside 2

Planetside 2 is a free-to-play first-person shooter that simulates warfare on a truly massive scale.

Holding the Guinness World Record for largest in-game battle, Planetside 2 regularly features conflicts involving hundreds of players. The game has a cash shop from which players can purchase XP boosters and weapons.

PlanetSide 2 screenshot


War Thunder

War Thunder is a faithful recreation of World War II aerial, naval, and land-based combat.

The game’s biggest draw is it’s aerial combat module, which somehow manages to include both a complex flight simulation and arcade-style dogfighting.

War thunder is free-to-play, although players can purchase currency along with new vehicles or weapons if they choose.

War Thunder


Ark: Survival of the Fittest

Ark: Survival of the Fittest is a standalone adaption of a popular Ark: Survival Evolved mod, and is free-to-play on Steam,

The game is essentially a recreation of the Hunger Games with the added danger of dinosaurs and a shrinking play area.

It has some rather heavy system requirements, but has proven relatively popular and is definitely worth the download.

Ark Survival of the Fittest


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