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Free Overwatch Alternatives

The best free alternative to Overwatch is Paladins. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Overwatch and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Overwatch are Team Fortress 2, Xonotic, Unreal Tournament and Cube 2: Sauerbraten.

This page was last updated Aug 21, 2021
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    Paladins

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    Paladins is a fantasy FPS by Hi-Rez Studios, developer of Smite, Tribes Ascend and Global Agenda. It is currently available for PC. As of 2/6/2016 it is in closed beta. When released it will contain small micro-transactions.

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    Paladins vs Overwatch opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Paladins is a great alternative to Overwatch.

    More Overwatch-like when compared to Team Fortress II. Paladins is a team focused fantasy based online MOBA, with great graphics and awesome character mechanics!

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    Similar concept + attribute changing cards.

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    Paladins has a card system that makes the game more dynamic and fun.

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    this free and likes overwatch

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    Team Fortress 2

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Steam

    Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is the sequel to the game that put class-based, multiplayer team warfare on the map. One of the most popular online action games of all time, TF2 delivers constant free updates including new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats.

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    Team Fortress 2 vs Overwatch opinions
    Most users think Team Fortress 2 is a great alternative to Overwatch.

    Also class based with a lot of the same mechanics (e.g grappling hook, sticky bombs etc.)

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    Because there is Paladins...

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    If only Valve cared about this game it would be the most watched and hype E-sport

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    Xonotic

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    Xonotic is a free (GPL), fast-paced first-person shooter that works on Windows, OS X and Linux. The project is geared towards providing addictive arena shooter gameplay which is all spawned and driven by the community itself.

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    Truely free and open source

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    Unreal Tournament (Series)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Most users think Unreal Tournament is a great alternative to Overwatch.
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    Cube 2: Sauerbraten

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Cube 2: Sauerbraten is a free multiplayer/singleplayer first person shooter, built as a major redesign of the Cube FPS.

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    Warsow

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    Warsow is a completely free fast-paced first-person shooter (FPS) for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, set in a futuristic cartoonish world where rocketlauncher-wielding pigs and lasergun-carrying cyberpunks roam the streets.

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    Red Eclipse

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Steam

    Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.

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    OpenArena

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenArena is a community-produced deathmatch FPS based on GPL idTech3 technology. There are many game types supported including Free For All, Capture The Flag, Domination, Overload, Harvester, and more. There are 17 unique player models to choose from and 12 weapons.

    Discontinued

    Development is not stopped but last version, 0.8.8, was released in February 2012.

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    Urban Terror

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Urban Terror started as a realism based "total conversion" mod for Quake III Arena.

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  10. 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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