Best Free/F2P TBS Games

List of free-to-play or free TBS (turn-based 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. Despite falling into the TBS category, turn based (and real time) card games have their own, separate Card category.

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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
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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

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

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
84

Age of Conquest is a free-to-play Risk-like turn-based grand strategy wargame. Command your armies in one of the many ancient and medieval countries including the Roman Empire, the Inca, France, Russia, Japan or the Chinese Dynasties. From Rome to Asian nations, […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
84

Alchemy Stars is a free to play, single player anime-themed, turn-based strategy game for mobile (Android and iOS), set in Astra, a captivating land of science and magic. The game is rich as a visual novel with interesting card and turn […]

Iphone & IpadAndroid
83

Tactical Monsters Rumble Arena is a free-to-play multiplayer hex grid, turn-based strategy game where you experience the rush of 3-5 minute strategy battles in a world comprised of monsters. Form the most monstrous team with turn-based, hex grid tactics and conquer […]

WindowsMacIphone & IpadAndroid
82

Atlas Reactor is a free-to-play simultaneous turn-based multiplayer strategy game. A new kind of PvP battle arena that fuses simultaneous turns with tactical team combat. Quick, timed turns challenge players to quickly read a constantly changing battlefield, master and customize their […]

Windows
81

Bang! Howdy is an online free-to-play real-time and turn-based hybrid strategy game. The setting mixes elements from a variety of related genres, such as steampunk or Native American myth. Several of the players’ available units are entirely mechanical, including artillery and […]

WindowsLinux
80

Insidia is a free-to-play online multiplayer turn-based strategy (MOTBS) game developed by Bad Seed and consisting of swift and frantic duels in simultaneous turns. Assemble your team of four champions from a roster of steam knights, fierce punks, odd mutants and […]

WindowsMac
80

Battle Dawn Galaxies is a Free strategy game featuring a huge galaxy, 3 types of world and thousands of other real players. The game is built entirely in Flash. It’s a free mmorpg game that requires no downloads. You begin as […]

WindowsMacLinuxAndroid
79

ComPet is a free-to-play native cross platform turn based game where you collect and train pets to compete and battle with opponents worldwide. Fighting in ComPet consists of exciting turn-based battles, where making the right move can mean the difference between […]

Windows
79

Crazy Defense Heroes is a free-to-play (ad-based) and play-to-earn tower defense strategy game for mobile (iOS and Android, playable on PC using an emulator) integrating blockchain (ERC-20 utility token) and NFT technology protocols that enable players to own and trade what […]

Iphone & IpadAndroid
79

Dota Underlords is a standalone free-to-play turn-based tactical deckbuilder by Valve based on the popular Dota 2 mod, Dota Auto Chess, with cross-platform functionality between Steam (Windows, Mac, and Linux), Android, and iOS. A vertical metropolis of gambling and grit, just […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
78

Hand of the Gods is a free-to-play collectible card and turn-based strategy game by Hi-Rez Studios, the makers of Smite. Wage divine war by summoning the Gods to a full 3D battlefield. Build an army from a large roster of mythological […]

WindowsPlaystation4xBox One
78

Steel Panthers: World at War is a tactical turn-based war strategy game that puts you in command of the Allied or Axis powers, featuring realistic military control, with the smallest common units being squads, up to a brigade sized force, where […]

Windows
78

DDTank is a free-to-play, turn-based PvP shooter for PC browsers and mobile devices, based on the classic Worms game. No download required, play now from a web browser. You can compete with different players in game. The simple keyboard operation makes […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
77

Bombix is a free-to-play tactical turn-based artillery game by the makers of Onraid. The game is very similar to the much acclaimed Worms game series. Bombix is pretty much the same game as Wormix, the latter being the name given to […]

WindowsMacIphone & IpadAndroidFacebook
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Demise of Nations is a free-to-play 4X turn-based grand strategy wargame set during the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Command your armies in one of the many ancient countries including the Roman Empire, the Greeks, Carthage, Sparta or the […]

WindowsMacLinuxIphone & IpadAndroid
75

Ironbound is a free-to-play turn-based multiplayer strategy game where you use your wits to prevail in fast-paced duel matches. Play as the hero that matches your style: the aggressive Berserker, the resilient Crusader, the stealthy Assassin or the cunning Witch. Use […]

WindowsMac
74

PoxNora is a free-to-play turn-based, tactical, online fantasy collectible card strategy game. Players collect cards and build their own decks using one or more of Pox Nora’s 8 unique factions, allowing them to command armies of fantastic creatures, cast spells of […]

WindowsMacPlaystation4
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