Online gaming has always been very interesting over the years, and new innovations are being introduced. If you are a gamer and you haven’t yet tested out any online games, then you must give a try to the ones listed below, or you will be missing out.

In this article, you are about to read. Our writers have compiled a list of the best free online action games on the internet right now, that are available on different gaming platforms of your choice.

List of the best free online action games

1. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare

It’s part of the Call of Duty series, and it has a realistic action video game (FPS, or first-person shooter) called Infinity War, which was released in 2019. Also known as COD (Call Of Duty) by gamers, which is also available for different gaming devices and has a single-player or multiplayer feature. Its gameplay and graphics is top-notch, which also allows its users to have an online or offline gaming experience.

2. Grand Theft Auto V(GTA V)

This is an online RPG (role-playing game), where you are coerced to carry out a crime against your will. It’s an adventure and action game that contains fictional locations and characters. 

3. Assassin’s Creed

It’s an interesting action game where your primary goal as an assassin is to get hold of the precious artifact(Piece Of Eden) and prevent the Order Of The Knights from having full possession of it. Mobility and combat are the main features of the game.

4. Minecraft

This is a 3D online survival game, in which you are needed to subdue and conquer the Boss Mob known popularly as Ender Dragon by venturing throughout the fictional world.

5. Star Wars: Battlefront II

It’s a conquest and shooter game released in the mid-200s, in which you are to trap your enemies or opponents and kill them. Star Wars: Battlefront II is its latest version that was published in 2017.

6. PUBG: Battlegrounds

This is a multiplayer shooter game, in which a limited number of players have to survive till the end by searching and equipping themselves with ammunition and eliminating others without being eliminated. This is a series of PUBG which was launched in 2017 and is available for Android, iOS, Xbox One and Series X/S,  PlayStation 4 and 4, Stadia and Windows.

7. Counter Strike: Global Offensive(CD:GO)

It’s a shooter and multiplayer video game, where the antagonists place obstacles, landmines or bombs and take hostage of people, while the protagonists escapes or deactivates them to save the hostages in exchange of rewards and in-game currencies. Unfortunately, this video game isn’t available for many gaming platforms.

8. Borderlands 3

It’s an engaging online action game which has a single and multiplayer mode, in which players take adventures to complete tasks. The main character’s duty is to terminate the actions of the Williams and their members.

9. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

This game is among the top action shooter games which has a single-player mode whereby players serve as anti-terrorist by attacking and eliminating them in their various hideouts. The multiplayer mode allows one player to be the terrorist, while the other opposes the terrorist.

10. Overwatch

Overwatch is an action multiplayer shooter game which requires two teams, who launch their attack at one another as they struggle for survival to also protect their team-mate. This video game involves the players ability to compete, strategize, survive and teamwork .

11. Call Of Duty: Warzone

Released in 2020 by Infinity Ward developers, it’s a combat shooter video game whereby players compete and survive by eliminating others as the map reduces in size.

12. World Of Tanks(WOT)

It’s a freemium, multiplayer and PvP(player versus player) online game which depicts WW2, in which team members come together and take possession of military vehicles and defend each other against the opposing team.

13. StarCraft II: Wings Of Liberty

This fiction game can’t be accessed on many gaming platforms. When playing this game, players need to be strategic in order not to lose. 

14. Tekken 7

The Tekken 7 video game looks like a replica of Mortal Kombat, where players engage in one-on-one combat using kicks, magic, punches and weapons with any character of your choice. 

15. Mario Kart 8

Nintendo brought to the public a single-player and multiplayer racing video game where players can manage in-game characters as they speed up to the finish line by attacking other racers and using boost up. This racing game has been in existence since 2014 and is available on several gaming platforms. 

16. Forza Horizon 4

Microsoft Studios published an excellent racing video game that has single-player and multiplayer mode for players to generate their own races without different available racing cars.

17. Halo Infinite

It’s a popular 2021 shooter video game that is accessible for Windows, Xbox One and Series X/S and has  single-player and multiplayer mode, which allows players to complete tasks to get suitable vehicles and ammunition used to defeat their enemies.  

18. Smite

It’s a multiplayer and PvP(player versus player) online video game with numerous gaming characters which comes with different unique abilities to kill others and proclaim victory. 

19. Valorant 

This is a multiplayer shooter game available only for Windows as of the time of writing, where players known as Agents form a team to charge at other team mates while protecting theirs. 

20. Destiny 2

A shooter and MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) video game created by Bungie, where various players known as Guardians can add more unique features to their characters, while they make use of unrealistic ammunition and powers to eliminate their enemies. 


In conclusion, the best free online action games have been listed and explained above. It will be nice if you give them a shot right now, because they are unique and perfect. Nevertheless, if you have played any of the best free online action games listed above, kindly share your experience in the comment section and also share this article with your friends and colleagues who will love to try them out.