Epic Games Store has been a buzz among gamers for good and bad reasons ever since it launched and has taken the gaming scene by storm. However, in this article, we will focus on one of the best features it has, which is its free games. Usually, the company offers some weekly free games to the players, but sometimes they give away quite expensive and critically acclaimed games, especially during festive seasons.
Epic Games Store has offered various notable titles like Batman Arkham Trilogy, the latest Tomb Raider series, Control, Grand Theft Auto V, and many more. This article will focus on the top five free games available right now in the store.
Best free games on Epic Games Store
The games mentioned below are not in any hierarchical order, and the text in parentheses included in the title refers to the game’s free status.
Genshin Impact (Permanent)
First up on our list is Genshin Impact, which has been an extremely staggering release in the gaming scene and has a lot of significant factors that make it a fantastic game. This includes beautiful graphics, satisfying character arcs, a massive scope of freedom and experimentation, stellar sound design and soundtrack, along with a unique and expansive roster of characters that is ever-increasing with each update.
However, the main reason for Genshin Impact’s digital craze was that all of this was included in a free-to-play model. Sure it does have microtransactions and some amount of grinding, but that doesn’t take away the joy of exploring the various landscapes and going through the story without facing hidden level caps that require money.
Rocket league (Permanent)
Psyonix took two things that people go crazy for, i.e., Soccer and Cars, and mixed them to get the novel concept of Rocket League. It was once a paid game, but as it got older, the publishers made it available for free to capture new players.
However, even though it’s an old game, the devs keep bringing new things via updates to keep things interesting. The cars are highly customizable, and the multiplayer aspect gives the game infinite mileage (no pun intended). The adrenaline rush of getting the first goal will have you hooked to this game for innumerable hours.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you might’ve already heard about VALORANT. The game by Riot Games took what Counter-Strike had and turned it up a notch by adding unique character abilities and new strategies that came along with it. This resulted in a highly high-skill capped game where going guns blazing gets you nowhere.
Strategies, reflexes, and communication are the bread and butter of VALORANT, and while finding a suitable agent to match your skillset takes some time, once you get the hang of it, you’re in for countless hours of fun.
Warframe is an online multiplayer third-person shooter game in which the player controls a dormant race of ancient warriors who, on waking up from their deep slumber, find themselves amidst a large-scale intergalactic war. These warriors don their Warframes that differ in abilities, stats, and various weapons.
Earlier, the game included procedurally generated levels, but its newer version features an open world to explore. Warframe falls in the massively multiplayer role-playing game genre, and even though it has a story mode, it’s not the main focus of the game. However, the game truly shines because of its fast-paced combat, co-op boss raids, etc. The levels and upgrades can be a bit grindy, but that’s totally ignorable once the addictive factor comes in.
These were our top five free games available on Epic Games Store; however, new free games arrive every week, so keep checking this guide whenever possible. Who knows, you might get your new favorite game!
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