It's time for our exclusive selection of the best free-to-play shooter MMOs that most caught our attention in January 2014. When comparing it to last month's list, you will find quite a few changes: While titles such as Heroes and Generals and Dust 514 and Planetside 2. Blacklight Retribution, Warface and Hawken, however, are able to maintain last month's position. As we don't want to reveal more, you will have to take a look for youself to find out which shooter is our new No. 1 in January 2014.
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Combat Arms is a fast-paced modern MMOFPS that alows players to battle it out on various maps and in six game modes. By winning matches, they will earn new ranks and cash to buy new guns, attachments and gear.
S.K.I.L.L. - Special Force 2 is a modern MMOFPS tailored for fast-paced multiplayer action. Delivering stunning graphics and tightly balanced team warfare, the title also offers a huge variety in gameplay and customization options with numerous weapons and equipment, individually customisable characters, varied maps and a grand selection of varying game modes.
Heroes & Generals is an online war game with multiple game modes accessible from multiple platforms. Players are able to play the game as the hero on the battlefield in the action-packed FPS mode, the officer making the tactical decisions to win the battle, the general command devising the grand strategy in the RTS mode.
Blacklight Retribution is a free-to-play multiplayer online first person shooter based in a futuristic urban warzone. By fully utilizing Unreal 3 technology and implementing DirectX 11, it provides gamers with stunning graphics. Players have access to a massive arsenal of weaponry and gear ranging from bleeding edge side arms to massive mechanized Hardsuits.
DUST 514 brings intense infantry combat, large-scale warfare, and deep character advancement to a free-to-play MMOFPS, exclusively playable on the PlayStation 3. Players wage war in a next-generation FPS, where a single victory could prove the crushing blow to a galactic empire of thousands of online EVE Online gamers.
Warface is a free-to-play 3D shooter MMO that combines competitive gameplay with the traditional single player modus and also offers cooperative gameplay for one or more players. Players may customize their weapons in real-time and even during battles. Swapping between different scopes, muzzles, rails and other state-of-the-art gadgets mid-game enables the Warface elite to aim better, strike faster, shoot farther and hit harder.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Online is a tactical 3rd person squad based shooter which allows you to engage in fierce 16 player online firefights. Step into the boots of an elite Ghost and deploy cutting-edge weapons and technology as you link up with your Ghost squad to dominate your enemies on tomorrow’s battlefield.
Hawken is a free-to-play, online, multiplayer, mech-based first-person shooter that puts players in the pilot seat of a giant robotic war machine. Players can customize and upgrade their mechs the way they want, then join their friends on the battlefield to rain destruction across Hawken’s beautiful and immersive alien landscapes.
PlanetSide 2 is a massively multiplayer online first person shooter that delivers truly epic, massive combat on a scale never before seen in stunning, breathtaking detail. Battles wage with literally thousands of players aligning with one of three unique factions in intense land, air and vehicle gameplay where the fight for territory is more than a victory, its survival.
Firefall is a free-to-play sci-fi MMO fast-paced shooter set in a future Earth where players must band together. Uniting in the form of armies, they will need to collect resources to craft weapons and vehicles to fight back the apocalyptic threat of the Chosen invasion.