Counter-Strike Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Counter-Strike for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Unreal Tournament, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Counter-Strike and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Counter-Strike are AssaultCube (Free), Urban Terror (Free), Cube 2: Sauerbraten (Free, Open Source) and (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 29, 2021

    1. Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games. Represent entire series of Unreal Tournament games.
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      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 1 year ago

    2. 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!.


      No more updates since Nov 2013 : (like Alien Arena, also noticed discontinued)

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      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
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

      cool game + freesoftware
      Positive comment over 5 years ago


    3. Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.
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      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...
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

    4. 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.
    5. is a free io Multiplayer First Person Shooter. No Download browser FPS! Free!.
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    6. 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.
    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 .


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

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    8. Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi. Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
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    9. Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is a free multiplayer first-person shooter. Set during World War II and heavily focused on team work, it was initially released in 2003 by Splash Damage and id Software.
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      Enemy Territory: Legacy vs Counter-Strike opinions
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      rattbag Fantastic predecessor to CS, kept alive by the community. The class based combat keeps the game fresh.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    10. Digital Paint: Paintball 2 is a Paintball game that started out as a mod for quake 2 but then took on a life of its own as an open source fps game with a global player and clan management system.
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