Best Free/F2P RTS Games

List of free-to-play or free RTS (real-time strategy) games for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux), Console (Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, and Switch) and Mobile (Android and iOS), be them MMO, multiplayer or single-player, online / offline, browser or desktop, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Istrolid is a free-to-play multiplayer and singleplayer RTS game set in space. In Istrolid you design your own unique spaceships from a large number of parts to fit your strategy and play style. With no set units or factions you are […]

WindowsMacLinux
84

Clash of clans is a free-to-play mobile combat strategy game, standing among the most successful titles in the mobile strategy type. Clash of Clans lets you form communities, called clans, train troops, and attack other players to earn resources. Build and […]

Iphone & IpadAndroid
84

Galcon 2 is a colorful free-to-play multiplayer real-time strategy game, best described as “a demolition derby in space”. Send swarms of ships from planet to planet to conquer the galaxy in this fast paced, solid, and rewarding multiplayer strategy game. Galcon […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
84

The Walking Dead: NML is a free-to-play single-player mobile RPG with tactical turn-based combat, based on the popular The Walking Dead franchise. Players are to compose their team wisely. They may “bring Michonne and dominate in close-quarter combat or send Rick […]

Iphone & IpadAndroid
83

Airmech Strike is a free-to-play Action Multiplayer RTS game that can be played online competitively or cooperatively. Earn Kudos and Experience in battle and unlock a wide collection of AirMechs, Pilots, Units and Items to customize your army to suit […]

Windows
83

Dwarfs – F2P is an addictive, fast paced arcade-like game, with plenty of difficulty levels and game modes to play, in the tradition of great games such as “Lemmings” and “Dwarf Fortress”. As the new overseer for your underground Dwarf base, […]

WindowsMac
83

Supremacy 1914 is a real-time strategy browser game in which the player manages one of the countries in the world during World War I. The player competes with countries controlled by other players playing the same game, and with countries controlled […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
81

Transformers: Earth Wars is Free to play real-time strategy game based on the Transformers franchise. Side with the Autobots or Decepticons and assemble the ultimate team of Transformers using Combiners, Triple Changers and Beast Wars characters. Construct the Space Bridge to […]

Iphone & IpadAndroid
81

VEGA Conflict is a free-to-play space MMORTS set in a vast, persistent universe, and which popularity was renewed and much increased with its recent release on mobile devices. Conquer the void in VEGA Conflict, by building your fleets and attacking other […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
80

SpellForce 3: Versus is a free-to-play multiplayer RTS & role-playing game instance for PC by Grimlore Games. In this free version, you can choose whether you want to take on AI enemies in a Skirmish battle, or go head-to-head with other […]

Windows
80

Evony (formerly known as Civony) is an Adobe Flash-based multiplayer online game with graphic elements reminiscent of Civilization, however there is no cultural diversity and the buildings and units are very limited. The game is set in medieval times, where a […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
80
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