In recent years, the Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game scene has seen a dramatic shift from paid to subscriptions to games that are free to play. Whether you spend any money on the game is up to you. We’ve gathered a list of the best six free to play MMORPGs with no subscription and no up front payment so you can happily play, shoot, and slash for hours of free fun!
RuneScape holds the Guinness World Record for the most popular MMORPG in existence with over 200 million accounts since it released in 2001. Now the third iteration of it lets you travel through the fantasy world of Gielinor. Focus on crafting and battling other players to collect their loot. The game is very engaging and won’t tax your PC too heavily.
For the superhero fans, DC Universe Online is for you. Suit up as your favorite heroes or make your own and battle through Metropolis and Gotham City. This battle heavy RPG with fast-paced PvP battles will keep you entertained. This one is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Guild War 2’s 90 percent rating on Metacritic falls just behind World of Warcraft, making it one of the highest reviewed MMORPG games of all time. A fluid combat system that encourages players to team up is a great way to enjoy a well-designed world.
On the surface, Rift looks very similar to WoW. With beautiful expansive worlds and brilliant character models, you’ll have no trouble finding all the customization options you want. A flexible class system pits you in a war between two factions: Guardians and Defiants in an epic battle full of originality.
Fans of the intergalactic franchise will find solace (no not the winter or summer) in this Star Wars themed game. Fanatics and casual players will enjoy stepping back into the world of the Old Republic, taking place thousands of years before the movies yet still very recognizable. Enjoy this game either in multiplayer or solo as a Jedi Knight, Consular, trooper, smuggler, bounty hunter, Sith warrior, Imperial agent, or Sith Inquisitor.
TERA boasts what may be one of the most dynamic combat systems of any MMORPG game you’ll find, let alone one that is free to play. Choose from an array of characters and classes and adventure through dazzling environments with gorgeous scenery.
Relive the various environments you experienced from J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth world in all the movies, and books. Released in 2007, this game has remarkably held up well with a truly epic story line. The only negative is that they characters progression is not as rich as one would hope, but that can be made up with familiar characters from the books and movies. You’ll get to play any of the classes such as the hunter, guardian, human, dwarf or elf. With endless quests, legendary items, and storytelling adventures, you’ll be continuously developing your hero with much sought after rewards for years to come.
Based upon the the D&D universe, this fantasy game originally released in 2013 on PC features 10 PvE campaigns and one dedicated PvP campaign to play through. There are tons of fresh combat to battle in. The only drawback is your game system should be relatively pumped up to experience the full visuals and effects the game has to offer. Don’t miss the incredible spell effects!