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Epic Games free games list: What free games are on the Epic Games Store right now?

Plus a list of all previous free games on the Epic Games Store

What free games are on the Epic Games Store right now? Since it launched in late 2018, the Epic Games Store has become known for giving away one or more of its games each week for free. Not just to play, but to own. Forever.

We think that's something quite special, and worth celebrating. It's also well worth you logging into your Epic account every week or so and adding the new week's free game into your library even if it's not the kind of game you feel like playing. After all, you might change your mind, and it costs you nothing to pick it up and own it forever.

Below we'll highlight which is the currently free game on the Epic Games Store, and which free game is coming up next week. We'll also give you a rundown of every permanently free game on the Epic Store, and every game that has ever been made free as part of Epic's weekly deals, dating all the way back to December 2018.

Epic Games free games: What's free right now?

A simple, well-lit bedroom in the walking simulator Adios.

Adios (free until Feb 2)

The latest free game on the Epic Games Store is Adios, a first-person walking sim with an unusual and compelling hook. In Adios, you play a pig farmer who disposes of bodies for the mob. But the pig farmer now wants out, so you tell your friend from the mob - a hitman - that you're done working for the mob.

What follows is a day filled with farm work, while your hitman buddy attempts to talk you out of quitting - or else he'll be forced to kill you at the end of the day. It's a strange but well-told short story with good voice acting, a charming art style, and a number of important choices to make.

A pixel art bedroom in Hell Is Others, with the protagonist sitting on the foot of the bed staring at the camera.

Hell Is Others (free until Feb 2)

The other game that's free right now on the Epic Games Store is Hell Is Others, a (deep breath) pixel art top-down extraction horror PvPvE shooter. Yep.

The true hero of Hell Is Others is the setting, which walks the line between noir and Lovecraftian. The neighbourhoods of Century City are always in darkness, and eldritch horrors prowl the streets. The currency of Century City is blood, and in order to keep the plants in your little apartment "watered", you need to venture out into the streets, hunt, loot, and survive. You might even start to unlock new bullet-producing plants to help you with future excursions, because why the hell not?

What's the next Epic Games free game?

A bird's eye view of the city map in City Of Gangsters.

City Of Gangsters (free from Feb 2 - Feb 9)

The next game to become free on the Epic Games Store is City Of Gangsters, a tycoon-style management game about growing your own criminal organisation within a Prohibition-era US city.

In City Of Gangsters you are tasked with making money through illegal distilleries and speakeasies, as well as various other nefarious means. Bribes, shakedowns, casinos, and gunfights are all part of your life in this crime logistics network sim. It's a surprisingly detailed simulation, too, and the complexity may mean some people bounce off it. But if it's free, why not give it a go and see if it grabs you!

Two automata with blade arms walk into a room in Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider (free from Feb 2 - Feb 9)

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider is the other game soon to be made available on the Epic Games Store for free for a limited time. It's the standalone expansion pack following Arkane's excellent Dishonored 2, where you control ex-assassin Billie Lurk (Rosario Dawson!) and follow her attempts to kill the enigmatic Outsider.

Players of the first two games will know exactly what they'll be getting into with Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider. It features more gripping enemy-filled levels where you can choose to play stealthily or enter all guns blazing, using your supernatural powers to blink about the environment and sow confusion, terror, and death among your enemies.

What games on Epic Games are always free?

One of the biggest selling points of the Epic Games Store is the frequency with which games are made free to play (and keep) for a short while. But there are also plenty of permanently free games available on the Epic Store. We've listed them below:

  • 3 Out Of 10
  • Animation Throwdown: The Quest For Cards
  • Armored Warfare
  • Auto Chess
  • Blankos Block Party
  • Blood Of Steel
  • Brawlhalla
  • Century: Age Of Ashes
  • Chimeraland
  • Core
  • Crayta
  • CRSED: F.O.A.D
  • Dauntless
  • Destiny 2
  • Destroy All Humans! - Clone Carnage
  • Diabotical
  • EVE Online
  • Fall Guys
  • Fangs
  • Fortnite
  • Genshin Impact
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo - Prelude
  • Heroes & Generals WWII
  • Honkai Impact 3rd
  • Idle Champions Of The Forgotten Realms
  • KARS - The WWII Card Game
  • KID A MNESIA Exhibition
  • Knockout City
  • League Of Legends
  • Legends Of Runeterra
  • Magic: The Gathering Arena
  • Might & Magic: Chess Royale
  • MultiVersus
  • Neverwinter
  • Paladins
  • Path Of Exile
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis
  • Pinball FX
  • Primordials: Battle Of Gods
  • PUBG
  • Realm Royale Reforged
  • Rocket League
  • Rogue Company
  • Roller Champions
  • Rumbleverse
  • Shop Titans
  • Smite
  • Space Punks
  • Spellbreak
  • SpellForce 3: Versus Edition
  • Star Stable Online
  • Star Trek Online
  • Super Squad
  • Swords Of Legends Online
  • Teamfight Tactics
  • The Cycle: Frontier
  • Trackmania
  • Valorant
  • Warface
  • Warframe
  • World Of Warships
Artwork showing League Of Legends character Jinx in the Fortnite universe. She is grinning and firing a big laser gun.

Epic Games free games list

Below is the definitive list of all games that have been previously made free on the Epic Games Store. They're not free anymore, but it's still worth having a scroll through to see what kinds of things Epic likes to give away to its userbase. There are some real treats in here. And don't worry if you missed one, because there's always the chance it can be made free again later on!

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