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    Counter-Strike Alternatives

    Counter-Strike is described as '(CS) is a series of multiplayer first-person shooter video games, in which teams of terrorists battle to perpetrate an act of terror (bombing, hostage-taking, assassination) and counter-terrorists try to prevent it (bomb defusal, hostage rescue)' and is a very popular first-person shooter in the games category. There are more than 50 games similar to Counter-Strike for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Steam and BSD. The best alternative is Unreal Tournament, which is both free and Open Source. Other Counter-Strike like games are AssaultCube, Urban Terror, Cube 2: Sauerbraten and Call of Duty.

    Counter-Strike is mainly a First-Person Shooter but alternatives to it may also be Open World Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Counter-Strike.
    This page was last updated May 25, 2022
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    1. Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games. Represent entire series of Unreal Tournament games.
      Unreal Tournament vs Counter-Strike opinions
      Most users think Unreal Tournament is a great alternative to Counter-Strike.
      Counter-Strike is a tactical online shooter. UT is a fast paced arena shooter. Completely different gameplay styles.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      AssaultCube is a free, multiplayer, first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine. Taking place in realistic environments, with fast, arcade gameplay, it's addictive and fun!.

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      No more updates since Nov 2013 : http://assault.cubers.net/ (like Alien Arena, also noticed discontinued)

      AssaultCube vs Counter-Strike opinions
      Most users think AssaultCube is a great alternative to Counter-Strike.
      it's like csgo (NOT the "de" mode) but it's f-p (fast-paced) and soooooooo cool
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      cool game + freesoftware
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    2. Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.
      Urban Terror vs Counter-Strike opinions
      Most users think Urban Terror is a great alternative to Counter-Strike.
      bogdancioata Really nice and good game ! It should be more popular...
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    3. Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.
      Some users think Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a great alternative to Counter-Strike, some don't.
    4. Call of Duty is a first-person and third-person shooter series by Infinity Ward. The earlier games in the series are set primarily in World War II; later games have been set in modern times, beginning with Modern Warfare.
      Call of Duty vs Counter-Strike opinions
      Some users think Call of Duty is a great alternative to Counter-Strike, some don't.
      The only thing that they share is the First Person Shooter type of game. The physics of CS are way different from the physics of CoD. You can aim down all sights in CoD, and only a few in CS. You can spray n prey in CoD, but if you do that in CS, you would die immediately because it takes actual skill to be good at CS. It takes skill because it's a tactical FPS, whereas CoD is just an FPS (or TPS is you are playing a certain game mode.)
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      counterstrike is fun, cod is for noobs
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    5. A free-and-open-source first-person-shooter aimed at improving the classic game, AssaultCube!
      Most users think AssaultCube Reloaded is a great alternative to Counter-Strike.
    6. Halo (Series)

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      Halo is a science fiction, first-person shooter video game series, that centers on an interstellar war between humanity and a theocratic alliance of aliens known as the Covenant. Represent entire series of Halo games including Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo: Reach, Halo 4, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Halo Infinite.
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      Krunker.io is a free io Multiplayer First Person Shooter. No Download browser FPS! Free!.
    7. Alien Arena is a free and opensource first-person shooter game that combines a 1950s-era sci-fi atmosphere with gameplay similar to Quake , Doom and .

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      The last update was released on September 6th, 2013.

    8. Cross Fire is a free online first-person shooter featuring persistent rankings and five game modes – including the exclusive stealth-action Ghost Mode.
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