Best free multiplayer FPS games
1. Quake Live (Absolute #1)
QUAKE LIVE is a fast paced tactical first person shooter. The objective in QUAKE LIVE is to frag/kill enemy players and score points by completing gametype specific objectives, while maneuvering within a combat arena gathering items to maintain ones health, armor and ammo to stay alive.
- Beginner to Pro - Easily play against others at YOUR skill level.
- Over 40 arenas and 5 game modes for endless competition.
- Practice and compete offline against automated bot players.
HW/OS Requirements: LOW (1GHz Pentium III or Athlon), Windows/MAC/Linux
2. Urban Terror
Urban Terror is a free multiplayer first person shooter, can be described as a Hollywood tactical shooter; somewhat realism based, but the motto is "fun over realism". This results in a very unique, enjoyable and addictive game.
3. Truecombat : Elite
TC:E is a modern world total conversion modification of the free, popular, stand-alone first-person shooter Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. That is, TC:E is an entirely free game, made by gamers, for gamers. Bodycount, objective and CTF gameplay.
Use QTracker for Win (or XQF for Linux) to find multiplayer servers online, you will find QTracker here.
HW/OS Requirements: LOW, Windows/MAC/Linux
Download True Combat Elite: Official from tcelite.net, mirrors ...
Download Wolfenstein Enemy Terrritory: http://ftp.games.skynet.be/pub/wolfenstein/
4. America's Army
America's Army is a round- and team-based tactical shooter game similar to Counter-Strike with the player depicted as a soldier in the U.S. Army. The game features a kind of honor system making use of operant conditioning, which means that gamers who obey to the ROE are rewarded with experience points or else punished with a decrease of them.
5. Alien Arena
Alien Arena is a fast paced, furious frag fest with arenas ranging from the small, to the massive. With a large built-in player base, it's never hard to find a good match going on, at any hour of the day. The community is friendly, as well as prolific. Dozens of maps, models, and various accessories have been created by community members to add on to the game experience.
OpenArena is a violent, sexy, multiplayer first person shooter based on the ioquake3 fork of the id tech 3 engine. It has many game types beyond deathmatch and a lot of characters.
7. Assault Cube (Action Cube)
AssaultCube, formerly ActionCube, is a free first-person-shooter based on the game Cube. Set in a realistic looking environment, as far as thatÂ´s possible with this engine, while gameplay stays fast and arcade. This game is all about team oriented multiplayer fun.Â
Warsow is a free standalone first person shooter game for Windows and Linux. It is based on the Qfusion 3D engine (a modification of the Quake 2 GPL engine), and aimed on the competitive scene, or the e-sports community. The base gameplay is focussed around the art of movement, meaning moving, speed and tricks play a big part in the gameplay. Besides this, mapcontrol, aim, teamplay and fragging skills play their role too.
Tremulous is a free, open source game that blends a team based FPS with elements of an RTS. Players can choose from 2 unique races, aliens and humans. Players on both teams are able to build working structures in-game like an RTS. These structures provide many functions, the most important being spawning. The designated builders must ensure there are spawn structures or other players will not be able to rejoin the game after death. Other structures provide automated base defense (to some degree), healing functions and much more...
10. Farcry - not free, but low cost game
Far Cry is a first-person shooter video game developed by Crytek Studios from Germany and published by Ubisoft on March 23, 2004 for Microsoft Windows.