2020 has been a very interesting year in the gaming industry, with developers releasing new games with amazing features. And with the pandemic going on and many kids staying home from school, that means many people are going to be playing videogames to socialize. So for those of you out there who are looking to find a new game but don’t want to spend any money, this list has got you covered. These are the 8 best free multiplayer games. Not only that, all these game support crossplay, so that means you can squad up with your friends on other platforms, too.
8: Rocket League
Yes, you heard that right. Rocket League is now a free multiplayer games, and not only that, it supports crossplay now! As you may know, Rocket League is a very popular game, where you play soccer using cars. The game is very fun to play, but there is a huge problem: there is no in-game voice chat. That means you won’t be able to talk with your friend within Rocket League, but only outside on Discord, or some other platform. But still, an amazing game to play.
Agree with me or not, Fortnite is still a very viable and fun game to play in 2020. There are many limited time modes, awesome cosmetics, and more. On top of that, there is a full Marvel season going on right now, with Marvel bosses, landing spots like Stark Industries, and a whole lot more. And if you don’t want to play with people, you can hop into the creative mode, and play in deathruns, droppers, and even horror maps. And if you’re feeling creative, you can make your own island, too. So although the game might be getting on people’s nerves, it is still one of the best free multiplayer games out there.
6: ARK: Survival Evolved
ARK is very fun open world game with a twist: You are living with dinosaurs. In the game, you’re on an island with other players as you try to survive, but you can tame dinosaurs, build homes, and much, much more. There are many dinosaurs, and you can tame pterodactyls and fly around the map to get around faster. If you love open-world games, this is worth checking out.
5: Apex Legends
Apex Legends used to be one of the best free multiplayer games of 2019, but I still think it is very good in 2020 as well. One of the biggest reasons Apex Legends died so quickly was the inability to squad up with your teammates on other platforms. But Respawn has finally listened to us, and just this week, they released crossplay. The game spins a unique take on the battle royale genre because of the fact that different legends/characters have different abilities. This makes for some very interesting and fun fights. I highly recommend checking this game out.
4: World of Warships: Legends
I know some of you are going to find your home on this game. World of Warships is a very addicting battleship game, with stunning graphics, fun battles, and powerful ships. You can even be an aircraft carrier, and control aircraft planes too. The game is one of many titles made by wargaming.net, and they have games like World of Tanks, which unlike World of Warships, is only tank based. But the downside is that those games don’t support crossplay, and only WOW Legends does. This game is the best free multiplayer game that is war-based.
3: Among Us
Among Us is arguably the best free multiplayer game that is included on mobile, too. Among Us is an online multiplayer mafia-type game. Each round, there are 2 imposters, and they have to kill everyone else. The other crewmates rush around finishing tasks. Each time someone finds a body, they can report it, and then all players meet up to discuss. They can vote off a person who they think is the imposter. Although it is $5 on PC, it is absolutely free on mobile devices. This game is insanely fun, and it can cause some very heated arguments.
2: Call of Duty: Warzone
From the makers of Call of Duty, they brought Warzone, a very realistic first person battle royale game. Unlike other Call of Duty games in the past, it is completely free. It is an extremely fun game, with really awesome features like the Gulag, cash systems, and glider redeploy. The game is much slower than other battle royale games, taking around 40 minutes. To compensate with this, there are 150 players in the game. The long games also mean you can mess around with your friends longer without having to run into people.
Another addicting game I’m sure you’ve heard of, Hearthstone is a very addicting card game. During the match, each player has to try to beat the other person’s card deck using higher card values, combinations, and more. This game isn’t very hard to learn, and you can play on the go, as it’s on mobile, too.