Open Source Overwatch Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Overwatch is Unreal Tournament, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Overwatch and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Overwatch are Xonotic (Free, Open Source), Cube 2: Sauerbraten (Free, Open Source), Warsow (Free, Open Source) and Red Eclipse (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 21, 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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      Most users think Unreal Tournament is a great alternative to Overwatch.
    2. 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. Xonotic is a direct successor of...
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      lukasfriedrich Truely free and open source
      Positive comment over 2 years ago


    3. 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 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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    4. 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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    5. 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.


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

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    6. 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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    7. A truly free and open source multiplayer shooter, no strings attached. Have casual deathmatch matches on various scenarios. Build your own levels with the ingame editor and assets that come with the game, or just play around and use it as a sandbox.
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    8. Tesseract is a first-person shooter game focused on instagib deathmatch and capture-the-flag gameplay as well as cooperative in-game map editing.
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