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5 Best Free-To-Play FPS Games

When you’re done answering your call of duty and are bored of the battlefield, these are 5 awesome free FPS games to keep your trigger finger busy.

5) Paladins: Champions of the Realm

Developed and published by Hi-Rez Studios, Paladins: Champions of the Realm is a free-to-play hero shooter, often referred to as the free alternative to Overwatch.  And, yes, it’s that good.

Paladins is a blast to play casually, but has a significant amount of strategy for those who want to truly invest themselves in the game.  Characters, known as Champions, can be customised with cards, allowing players to empower attributes and enhance or modify skills.  This gives players the ability to tailor the Champions to suit their own particular playstyle.

4) Dirty Bomb

Developed by Splash Damage, Dirty Bomb is an objective based shooter that rewards player skill and team work.

There are a variety of classes to cater to the majority of playstyles and each character has their own unique ability.  The gameplay and gunplay is superb – better than many pay-to-play FPS titles.  You owe it to yourself to experience Dirty Bomb.

3) Black Squad

Developed by NS Studio, Black Squad is a team-based military first-person shooter.  Graphically, Black Squad is well-polished and the gameplay is fast-paced.

Fans of Call of Duty and CS:GO will see similarities; the playstyle is reminiscent of Call of Duty while the guns function much like CS:GO.

2) Warface

Developed by Crytek and running on the impressive Cryengine, Warface would be worth playing even if it were pay-to-play.

Warface is essentially a mix of Call of Duty and Battlefield.  It does away with the extensive class-lists boasted by some other titles, relying on a Rifleman, Sniper, Medic and Engineer – that’s it.  Packed with familiar game modes, FPS fans will instantly feel at home.

1) Team Fortress 2

You’ve heard of Team Fortress 2, right?  Developed by Valve and initially released in 2007, Team Fortress 2 is the undisputed king of free-to-play FPS titles.

Team Fortress 2 doesn’t take itself too seriously and instead owes its longevity to being just a ton of fun.  The visuals are cartoon-inspired, the weapons are varied and interesting to use, and characters have exaggerated features and some unique attributes not seen in other video games.

Those are our top 5 – have we missed any?  Let us know!