What’s Free On The Epic Games Store Right Now? [UPDATED: 4/18]

The Epic Games Store gives away a free games every two weeks. There are no strings attached — all you need to do is sign-up for an account and launch the free game through the Epic Games Store launcher, which you can download for free here. The PC storefront has been rapidly growing with the massive success of Epic’s Fortnite: Battle Royale.

The Epic Games Store has been snatching up PC timed exclusives. WWZ, Control, The Outer Worlds and Borderlands 3 are all one-year exclusives tied to the Epic Games Store on PC. There’s no reason not to sign-up, even if you don’t plan on using the Epic Games Store as your primary storefront — you can still download these free games and enjoy them forever.

To help you keep up with all the big free game releases, we’re going to follow the game releases and update this article every two weeks. I’ll keep a running list of every game available; which games are free right now, which games are coming out soon, and which games aren’t available (for free) anymore.


What’s Free On The Epic Games Store Right Now?

Before getting into the list, here are some common questions that might help you decide whether it’s a good idea to sign-up and ‘purchase’ these free games.

Are Free Games Available Forever?

Yes. You can keep a free game forever after ‘purchasing’ it during the two week window.

When Will There Be New Free Games?

There will be a new free game every two weeks.

Do I Need To Buy Anything To Get Access To Free Games?

No. You can sign-up for the Epic Games Store for free and begin downloading any available free game.


Current & Upcoming Free Games On The Epic Games Store

  • TRANSISTOR – Available 4/18/19-5/2/19
  • WORLD OF GOO – Available 5/2/19-5/16/19

These games are available now / will be available soon for free on the Epic Games Store. For a full list of all the games that are no longer available for free, but that you can still purchase, check out the complete list below. Just because a game was once free, doesn’t necessarily mean it won’t reappear as a freebie in the future.


Games That Are No Longer Free

These games’ free two weeks have expired on the Epic Games Store.

  • The Witness – Available 4/4/19-4/18/19
  • Oxenfree – Available 3/21/19-4/4/19
  • Slime Rancher – Available 3/7/19-3/21/19
  • Thimbleweed Park – Available 2/21/19-3/7/19
  • Axiom Verge – Available 2/7/19-2/21/19
  • The Jackbox Party – Available 1/24/19-2/7/19
  • What Remains of Edith Finch – Available 1/11/19-1/24/19
  • Super Meat Boy – Available 12/28/18-1/11/19
  • Subnautica – 12/12/18-12/28/18