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Best Free-to-Play First-Person Shooters For 2020

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A couple of years ago, getting a first-person video game such as ‘Call of Duty’ would definitely take some portion of your budget, however, today, you can actually download a wide range of franchises for free. In fact, some of the best publishers in the world have published their very own free-to-play first-person shooter games for people all over the world.

If you want to enjoy some first-person shooting games for free, but have no idea what you could try, this article might be able to help you. The text below is going to feature some of the best, free FPS’ that you could try during 2020. Let’s take a closer look at what you could choose to download:

1. ‘PUBG’ Mobile + Lite + Desktop

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PUBG is one of the franchises on our list that has been extremely popular in recent years, and there is a good reason for this. Besides it is completely free, it also combines several different genres such as exploration, role-playing, as well as battling other competitors on the map.

However, there is a little twist to it – you can opt for either the first-person or third-person perspective, and you won’t even have to use your smartphone for playing it since you can choose to enjoy it on your computer. Once you start it, you’ll be placed on an island with other individuals with only one objective in mind – loot some weapons and armor, and defeat the other individuals in order to win.

Now, you should know that the franchise also has a ‘lite’ version which means that you could run it on weaker or older devices. Hence, you can enjoy it even though it is the lite version for both mobile and desktop options. If you are looking for something a bit challenging, you might want to opt for this option.

2. ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’

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Back in 2018, Activision tried to utilize a battle royale mode in order to sell a new COD part, however, they shocked – read surprised – a lot of fans when they released it for free. Although some leaks did show paying individuals what it is all about, they still enjoyed playing it and I did reach thirty million users in less than two weeks.

However, it did not come only in one mode, in fact, it also featured the Plunder mode. Of course, the Battle Royale mode is similar to the aforementioned PUBG. On the other hand, the second mode happens on the same map, but it does allow people to respawn numerous times.

Now, you might be wondering – what is the point then? Well, the point is that you’ll need to collect money from crates, finish missions, defeat other members, as well as gather anything that is dropped down by helicopters and airdrops that occur from time-to-time.

3. ‘Apex Legends’

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When you think about it, it has been quite some since Respawn Entertainment released the perfect ‘Titanfall II’, however, instead of choosing to create a sequel, they did choose to create another game that is free-to-play called ‘Apex Legends’. The concept is relatively similar to COD, but, the major difference is that you can play with different characters – all with their own skills.

The game is set on a massive map with groups of 2 or 3, it completely feels like it is a battle royale game, but, for players that are not so happy with the entire genre. Since you’ll be playing with other players, you should know that there are boosting packages that could help you.

The packages won’t only help with improving your character and moving faster in the game, but it could help you with other key elements and things as well. If you are interested in seeing what packages you can choose to purchase, you can click here for additional information.

4. ‘Valorant’

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When it comes to free games, the developers behind Valorant delivered again! Although it is a MOBA in heart, it does have a wide range of first-person shooter aspects that you’ll fall in love with. With its latest release, it now offers players a deathmatch mode which has proved to be quite loved by individuals all over the world.

Come to think of it, this game shares more with COD and Overwatch than it does with, let’s say PUBG and Apex. The main game mode that you can opt for playing in a variety of seeking and destroy missions, where one of the people in your team will have the task of setting a bomb, while the people in the other team try to switch it off.

You’ll be able to go through the rounds in a matter of several minutes, and you’ll probably play a few of them until one of the matches ends. Since the plot is mostly hero-based, you’ll likely not get bored of the game, especially since you’ll be able to try different characters and with them, new and fun skills.

Conclusion

The games mentioned above are all incredibly fun to go through, however, each of them carries different aspects and plots, which is one of the reasons why you might want to opt for at least trying to run most of them. Not only are they incredibly fun, but, you’ll also have the chance to play with your friends and/or family members which is incredibly important in the era of social distancing. This means that if you are practicing social distancing skills, you should keep yourself – and those close to you – entertained with these games.

As you can see, there is a wide range of free, first-person shooter games that you could choose to try. Hence, if you are practicing social distancing measures due to the COVID-19 global outbreak, you’ll have various options to keep you occupied, social, and entertained.

So, now that you are aware of what you could choose to play on a variety of consoles, you might not want to lose any more of your time. Instead, you should go back to the beginning of this article and determine which of the games mentioned above might fit your needs, as well as requirements.


Peter is a freelance writer with more than eight years of experience covering topics in politics. He was one of the guys that were here when the foreignpolicyi.org started.

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