Best Free PvP Games for PC and Browser in 2023!
Big changes come to the Overwatch formula in this sequel...and so does PvE content, eventually.
Tower of Fantasy
Tower of Fantasy brings the MMORPG experience to PC and mobile with a F2P, splashy, anime-esque style.
Diablo Immortal is an all-new massively multiplayer online action RPG and Blizzard’s long advertised mobile Diablo experience (that totally was not coming to PC) comes to PC complete with all the demon slaying and looting you could want.
Journey throughout the realm of Arkesia and do battle against a demon invasion in Smilegate's free-to-play ARPG Lost Ark!
Battle the odds in a 100v1 death match in PUBG: Battlegrounds, the classic free-to-play battle royale experience.
Step into the most famous battles of World War II in Enlisted, a free-to-play shooter from the makers of War Thunder. Experience squad-based combat from the ground level, as you command your troops, outfitted with era-authentic weapons and gear, in massive battles with over a hundred soldiers apiece.
Fall Guys is a free-to-play massively multiplayer party royale game.
Drakensang Online is a free to play 3D action RPG game that features extraordinary 3D graphics and effects and heralds the next generation of free-to-play online browser games. With the ability to customize your character, skills and magic powers like never before, join your comrades to wage a brutal war against evil.
Dark Orbit Reloaded
Take part in huge intergalactic battles and take on the whole galaxy in DarkOrbit, the free-to-play browser-based space combat MMO from Bigpoint -- now in 3-D! Choose your faction and your ship, each with their own strengths, and take off into adventure!
Match up in 1v1, 2v2 co-op, or 4-person free-for-all modes in this free-to-play Smash-Style Brawler!
Trick out your ride and take to the post-apocalyptic roads for battle in Crossout, the free-to-play vehicular combat game from Gaijin Entertainment! Featuring a vehicle design system with endless customization and fast-paced, armor-crunching combat, Crossout offers high-octane excitement in brief and explosive matches.
Neverwinter is an action MMORPG based on the acclaimed Dungeons and Dragons universe. In Neverwinter you take on the role as a mighty hero who must set out to protect the lands of Neverwinter from those who conspire to see it destroyed.
World of Tanks
World of Tanks is a team-based free MMO action game exclusively focused on the armored warfare in the mid-20th century. Created by the strategy masterminds at Wargaming.net, this is a shooter with a lot of tactical elements to be taken into consideration.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is a faithful free-to-play re-creation of the popular CCG by Konami.
Halo Infinite (Multiplayer)
Step into the boots of a fresh Spartan and fight for galactic supremacy in free-to-play Halo Infinite Multiplayer
War Thunder is an MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. In War Thunder, players can pilot a multitude of aircraft from a variety of nations including the U.S, Germany, Soviet Union, Japan and more.
Noah's Heart is an open-world action-adventure MMORPG game developed by Archosaur Games, the developers of Dragon Raja.
Call Of Duty: Warzone
One of the most popular FPSes in the world is now a free-to-play battle royale: Call of Duty: Warzone. Strive to become the last squad standing in Battle Royale mode, where 150 players loot and shoot their way through an ever-shrinking battlefield; or complete contracts and try to escape with the most cash in Plunder mode.
World of Warships
World of Warships is a free-to-play 3D naval action MMO (developed by the team that created World of Tanks) based on epic sea battles of the 20th century. World of Warships will let players take control of a large selection of warships and wage naval war in scenarios based on the biggest boat battles of the 20th Century.
Warframe is a free to play sci-fi co-op TPS (3rd-person shooter) being developed by Digital Extremes, the makers of The Darkness 2. As a race on the brink of extinction, players wield powerful suits the Tenno called warframes.
Guild Wars 2
Guild Wars 2 represents ArenaNet's attempt to turn MMO convention on its ears and create an engaging game for players of all skill levels and play styles. It does away with typical things like the holy trinity (tank, healer, DPS) and eschews traditional group mechanics for open-world content, which anyone can join in on without hampering other players' efforts.
Flyff Universe uses an updated graphics engine to merge some fan favorite features! Experience the Anime MMORPG anywhere through any browser.
Valorant is Riot Games' free-to-play competitive 5v5 tactical shooter, where you'll need strong gunplay and timely use of abilities to come out on top. Choose your character and participate in matches up to 25 rounds long, taking turns as attackers and defenders.
Phantasy Star Online 2
Phantasy Star Online 2 is a free to play 3D MMORPG published by SEGA. Based on the original Dreamcast and Gamecube series, Phantasy Star Online 2 offers players the chance to visit detailed worlds and fight hundreds of interesting enemies.
Play a part in the battle between gods and giants in Eternal Fury, a free-to-play ARPG from R2 Games. Heaven and Hell are at war, and the realm of man is caught in between.
Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale set in the Titanfall universe and taking place after the events of Titanfall 2. Following the events of the Frontier War, the bloody Apex Games are in full swing, drawing in legends from all across the Frontier to fight for fame, glory, and riches!
Play Fortnite in a totally new way, in Fortnite: Battle Royale, the free-to-play spinoff of Epic Games' builder/shooter. Like other classic BR games, you'll be dropped into the world and forced to scavenge and survive.
Albion Online is a 3D sandbox MMORPG with player freedom being at the center of the game. Players will be able to claim land, build a house, gather resources, craft items which they can use or sell, and engage in Guild vs Guild or open world PVP.
Secret World Legends
Experience the rich, handcrafted storyline and moody atmosphere of Funcom's The Secret World in its free-to-play spinoff, Secret World Legends! Featuring the same gameplay as TSW, Secret World Legends offers improved combat, a re-designed progression system, and updated visuals, breathing new life into this classic MMORPG.
World of Warplanes
World of Warplanes is the flight combat MMO action game set in the Golden Age of military aviation. The game continues the armored warfare theme marked in World of Tanks and will throw players into a never-ending tussle for air dominance.
Rift, a once P2P MMORPG now Free to Play MMORPG by Trion Worlds is set in a world being torn apart by mystical energies. Play as either a Gaurdian or a Defiant in your fight for control of the ever-changing planes of Telara, choosing from 40 unique souls to create your own custom class.
Planetside 2 is free to play open world persistent MMOFPS published by Sony Entertainment Online. In Planetside 2 players fight in epic large scale battles across a variety of landscapes during the day and night.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are PvP games?
PvP is the abbreviated version of "Player Versus Player" and is a term often used to call out if a game offers some type of competitive play against real players.
An entire game can be a "PvP" game (for example League of Legends) or a game can simply have PvP options within a broader game. MMORPGs, for example, can offer both PvE (Player Versus Environment" content like dungeons and raids, but also add a PvP component where players fight each other. Destiny 2 is a perfect example of a multiplayer title that offers both PvE in its questing and PvP in The Crucible competitive content it offers.
What does PvP mean?
What are the best free PVP games?
2. DOTA 2
4. Apex Legends
5. Counter Strike: Global Offensive
6. PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS
7. Call of Duty: Warzone
9. Rocket League
10. Team Fortress 2
11. Overwatch 2
Our recommendations are games that are almost exclusively PvP based games in no order. However please note many other great games offer PvP in addition to other content.