World of Warcraft Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is The Elder Scrolls. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Runescape or Star Wars: The Old Republic. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to World of Warcraft so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting World of Warcraft alternatives are Guild Wars (Paid), FINAL FANTASY XIV (Paid), Beast Quest (Freemium) and Ryzom (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Aug 8, 2020

    • The Elder Scrolls is a series of action role-playing open world fantasy video games primarily developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.
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      • Android
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      • Java Mobile
      • Symbian S60
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Wine
      • Nintendo Switch Online
      • Playstation
      • Nintendo Switch
      • Xbox
    • Very successful MMORPG with no monthly fees. PvE and PvP, heavily instantiated. Manageable heroes for your party as well as hero-NPCs. 8-skill-deck and attributes, changeable in every outpost to adjust Skills to play-style, team and preference.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to World of Warcraft.


    • Take part in an epic and ever-changing Final Fantasy as you adventure and explore with friends from around the world.
      Almost everyone thinks this is a great alternative to World of Warcraft.
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      • Steam
      • Playstation
    • Free-to-play medieval fantasy sandbox MMORPG that runs in any Java-compatible web browser.
      Some users think this is a great alternative to World of Warcraft, some doesn't.
    • Star Wars: The Old Republic is the only massively-multiplayer online game with a Free-to-Play option that puts you at the center of your own story-driven STAR WARS saga.
      • Freemium
      • Windows
      • Origin
      • Steam
    • An evil wizard has enchanted the magical Beasts of Avantia - only a true hero can free the Beasts and stop them from destroying the land.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to World of Warcraft.
      • Freemium
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
    • In Ryzom there are no classes to choose. Develop all the skills of your character harmoniously or choose to concentrate on one skill and become a master.
      • Free • Open Source
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      • Linux
    • Sandbox, living-world MMORPG with fast-paced combat and huge monsters.
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    • Arcane Legends is the best fantasy action RPG and MMORPG game on mobile, perfect for both tablets and phones! Adventure through dungeons in this MMO and fight bosses, find loot, join guilds and collect pets.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to World of Warcraft.
    • Daimonin is a community driven open source MMORPG.
      • Free • Open Source
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      • Linux
      • BSD