This Month's Free Games

  • Publish Date: February 27, 2019
  • Comments: ↓ 11 user comments

This is the permanent home of our guide to currently available and upcoming free games for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. We'll update it whenever new titles are announced.

New and upcoming free games by platform

Note that games available via Microsoft's Games With Gold and Game Pass, Sony's PS Plus, Amazon's Twitch Free With Prime, Humble Monthly, EA's Origin Access, and Nintendo Switch Online require a paid subscription to those services in order to download their free games. Other games are completely free and do not require a subscription, though they may require the installation of special software (e.g., Origin, Steam).

Just-added games are marked with the NEW symbol below.

PC

Score/Title/Genre/Year Availability
  20 Minute Metropolis Humble Trove
March 8–(no end date)
Simulation, 2019
Box art Avadon: The Black Fortress Humble Trove
March 8–(no end date)
RPG, 2011
Box art Final Fantasy XIV [Starter Edition] Twitch Prime
February 8–May 3
MMORPG, 2013
Box art Kabounce Twitch Prime
March 1–March 31
Pinball, 2018
Box art The King's Bird Twitch Prime
March 1–March 31
Platform, 2018
Box art Overture Humble Trove
March 8–(no end date)
RPG, 2015
Box art Oxenfree NEW Epic Games Store
March 21–April 4
Adventure, 2016
Box art Snake Pass Twitch Prime
March 1–March 31
Action/Puzzle, 2017
Box art Star Vikings Forever Twitch Prime
March 1–March 31
Strategy
Box art Tacoma NEW Humble
March 21–March 24
Adventure, 2017
Box art Wheels of Aurelia Humble Trove
March 8–(no end date)
Racing, 2016

PlayStation 4

Score/Title/Genre/Year Availability
Box art A Bastard's Tale PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Action, 2016
Box art Black Mirror PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Adventure, 2017
Box art Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered PS Plus
March 5–April 1
Shooter, 2016
Box art NBA 2K18 PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Sports, 2017
Box art Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Action, 2016
Box art The Witness PS Plus
March 5–April 1
Adventure/Puzzle, 2016
Box art WWE 2K18 PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Sports, 2017

PlayStation 3 [PS Plus ending on March 8]

Score/Title/Genre/Year Availability
Box art Battlefield 4 PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Shooter, 2013
Box art Black Knight Sword PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Platform, 2012
Box art Dead Space 3 PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Survival horror, 2013
Box art Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots Metacritic Must-Play
PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Action-adventure, 2008
Box art Mirror's Edge PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Action-adventure, 2008
Box art Pool Nation PS Now
March 5–(no end date)
Sports, 2013

Xbox One

Score/Title/Genre/Year Availability
Box art Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion Games With Gold
March 1–March 31
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Alien: Isolation Xbox Game Pass
February 28–(no end date)
Action-adventure, 2014
Box art Deus Ex: Mankind Divided NEW Xbox Game Pass
March 21–(no end date)
Action/RPG, 2016
Box art F1 2018 Xbox Game Pass
March 14–(no end date)
Racing, 2018
Box art Fallout 4 Xbox Game Pass
March 14–(no end date)
Action/RPG, 2015
Box art Just Cause 4 Xbox Game Pass
March 6–(no end date)
Action-adventure, 2018
Box art Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite Xbox Game Pass
April 1–(no end date)
Fighting, 2017
Box art Minecraft Xbox Game Pass
April 4–(no end date)
Sandbox, 2014
Box art Operencia: The Stolen Sun Xbox Game Pass
March 29–(no end date)
Action/RPG, 2019
Box art Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Games With Gold
March 16–April 15
Shooter/Strategy, 2016
Box art Vampyr Xbox Game Pass
March 28–(no end date)
Action/RPG, 2018
Box art The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season Xbox Game Pass
February 28–(no end date)
Adventure, 2014
Box art The Walking Dead: Michonne Xbox Game Pass
March 28–(no end date)
Adventure, 2016
Box art What Remains of Edith Finch NEW Xbox Game Pass
March 21–(no end date)
Adventure, 2017

Xbox 360*

Score/Title/Genre/Year Availability
Box art Crackdown 2 Xbox Live
March 9–(no end date)
Action-adventure, 2010
Box art LEGO Batman 2 Xbox Game Pass
March 6–(no end date)
Action-adventure, 2012
Box art Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Games With Gold
March 16–March 31
Action, 2013

* Xbox 360 games are playable on Xbox One unless otherwise noted.

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Comments (11)

  • Vycyous  

    Apparently, comments cannot be edited or deleted. Forget what I said below. I swear that the Epic Games store free games were not on this list every time I've checked it, including just a minute ago. Plus, this is the first time I've seen one of the very limited time giveaways from Humble show up on this list. Mind you, I don't check the list every day. Even so, I still feel like the title is a bit misleading since most of the games listed here require a paid subscription, just as others have been complaining about before me.

  • Vycyous  

    You would think a report/article titled "This Month's Free Games" would include the actual free games from, for example, Epic's game store, which is giving away roughly two free games each month. Instead, it only lists paid subscription-based "free" games and free-to-play (monetized) games. As it is, it should probably be titled "This Month's Free-For-Subscribers Games" and then create a separate report/article/list for free-to-play and/or actual free games.

  • KingTrashPanda  

    I see a lot of "This isn't actually free. Give a list of actual free games." When referencing Twitch and Humble Bundle. Why leave out Xbox and PS4? Do you think those are free? You need to be online to access the free games, and you need a pass of sorts in order to access online. Clearly this list is aimed towards those of us who have said passes to each of these providers.

  • FelicityFenwick  

    Love this page... thanks for maintaining it!

  • Mpire934  

    these aren't all of the PS4 ones

  • Nigh  

    Ring of Elysium should be added (it's free on Steam).

  • Adarkchylde  

    Ok Humble bundle monthly games are CHEAP - but they're not free , nor are twitch prime games , the humble games is a bundle you pay for and the twitch prime games is a complimentary perk for prime subscribers - but again you have to pay a subscription to get them. Why not add some truly free games to the list? I recommend Arboreal - which you can find on Steam.

  • bucksfan024  

    It's not free on PS4

  • JasonDietz  

    Rainbow Six actually is free this weekend. We had the wrong Microsoft Store link before, but it has been corrected.

  • bucksfan024  

    Title of the page is "This Month's Free Games" but the Rainbow Six Siege game isn't free... You should probably mention that.

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