Best Free/F2P Strategy Games

List of free-to-play or free Strategy games for PC (Windows, Mac or Linux), Console (Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, or Switch) or Mobile (Android or iOS), including RTS (real-time strategy), TBS (turn-based strategy), card games, tower defense games, etc. be them free or F2P MMO, multiplayer or single-player, online / offline, browser or desktop strategy games, ordered from best to worst by user rating.

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is the sequel to the original StarCraft, Blizzard Entertainment’s critically acclaimed sci-fi real-time strategy game. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is both a challenging single-player game and a fast-paced, eSports multiplayer game, and it also taps […]

WindowsMac
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War Selection is a free-to-play (and win), pseudo-historical strategy game that focuses on base, economic and military development culminating in huge military clashes. Players can build their empire from the Stone Age to Modernity in a War RTS game that reimagines […]

Windows
90

Crusader Kings II is a free-to-play strategy game for Windows, Max and Linux PCs by Paradox Interactive. The game is set in the Dark Ages and features both single-player and multiplayer modes. Crusader Kings II became free-to-play on October 17, 2019 […]

WindowsMacLinux
88

0 A.D. is a free real-time strategy game under continuous development by Wildfire Games (currently in alpha). Originally a mod concept for Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings, 0 A.D. has become an ambitious and very promising project, now […]

WindowsMacLinux
88

Zero-K is a free, multiplatform, open-source MORTS game where massive robot armies fight an endless conflict. It has a powerful interface allowing players precision control over high level economic, strategic and tactical decisions. Units interact intuitively using real projectile and movement […]

WindowsLinux
88

The Battle for Wesnoth is a free open source, multiplayer and single-player turn-based hex strategy game for PC, Mac and Linux (DRM-free or via Steam), set in high fantasy and filled with extremely rich lore. Explore the four corners of Irdya […]

WindowsMacLinuxAndroid
88

Lambda Wars Beta is a free single-player and multiplayer real-time strategy MOD game for PC. Lambda Wars Beta is set in the Half-Life 2 universe and was made as a Source Engine modification for Alien Swarm over a period of 15 […]

Windows
87

Sang-Froid: Tales of Werewolves is a (now) Free tower-defense PC game (available DRM-free via GOG, or via Steam) combining action and strategy in a unique way. The game transports you into an epic folktale co-written with best-selling Canadian author Bryan Perro […]

Windows
87

Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play single-player survival strategy game for PC, Mobile (iOS & Android) and Console (PS4, Xbox One & Switch) based on the poplar Fallout franchise Bethesda. Fallout Shelter puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault from […]

WindowsIphone & IpadAndroidPlaystation4xBox OneSwitch
87

UFO: Alien Invasion is a free, open source, squad and turn-based tactics strategy video game, in which the player fights aliens that are trying to take control of the Earth. The game is heavily influenced by the X-COM series (mostly by […]

Windows
87

Minion Masters is a free-to-play 1 vs 1 and 2 vs 2 multiplayer online Minion Battler by Beta Dwarf, mixing gameplay elements drawn from MOBA, RTS and Card games. Collect an army of Mighty Minions & Sparkling Spells, then go head […]

Windows
86

Storybook Brawl is a card based auto-battler with fairy tale and fantasy themes for PC and coming to mobile early 2022. Good vs. Evil compete as you recruit fairytale characters to fight for your team. Draft your favorite characters from story […]

Windows
86

Card Hunter is a free-to-play online collectible tabletop RPG and CCG game which blends together card play, deck building, tactical combat and fantasy role-playing in a way you’ve never seen before. Grab your cards, miniatures, dice and snacks, then journey to […]

WindowsMacLinux
86

MegaGlest is a free, open source cross-platform 3D real-time strategy (RTS) game with both single-player and multiplayer game modes, where you control the armies of one of seven different factions: Tech, Magic, Egypt, Indians, Norsemen, Persian or Romans. The game is […]

WindowsMacLinux
86

Art of War: Red Tides is a multi-player strategy game currently in BETA with the core aspects of the game implemented. The rules of a battle in Red Tides are simple and easy to grasp, but you will have different experience […]

Windows
85

KARDS is a popular free to play WWII-themed collectible card game for Windows by 1939 Games, full of strategy, tactics, action and fun. Play as any of the major powers of WWII and participate in epic battles against other players, or […]

Windows
85

Martial Arts Brutality is a free-to-play (F2P) turn-based, tactical card fighter by the makers of popular shoot’em up, Beat Hazard. Martial Arts Brutality invites you to learn the secrets of Kung Fu, master the control of your formidable Chi Energy and […]

WindowsIphone & IpadAndroid
85

Runeverse (currently in “Sea Brawls” season) is a free to play (and not pay to win), original single and multiplayer 8-character turn based strategy and card auto battler game for mobile (iOS & Android) and PC (Windows & Mac). Immerse yourself […]

WindowsMacIphone & IpadAndroid
85

Mythgard is a free-to-play Collectible Card Game (CCG) of boundless depth and strategy, by Rhino Games for PC and mobile devices. Mythgard entered Open Beta on September 19, 2019. Dragons vie with jets for control of the skies, and mortals rise […]

WindowsMacIphone & IpadAndroid
85

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions is a free-to-play, cross-platform Warhammer Trading Card Game by PlayFusion. Deploy units and unleash deadly magical abilities, while completing quests to earn blessings from the gods. Only the mightiest of warriors will stand victorious in this […]

WindowsMacIphone & IpadAndroid
85

Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links is a free-to-play Trading Card Game (TCG) based on a popular manga created by Kazuki Takahashi and brought to life on Windows PC, iOS and Android devices by Konami. Duelists will kindle the spirit of Yugi, Kaiba and […]

WindowsIphone & IpadAndroid
85
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