There are two kinds of gamers today, the one who plays for scores and the one who plays for the story. And today, we are going to talk about the latter. While there are so many story-driven games for PC, it’s quite difficult to find the best free ones, since not everyone wants to pay for games.
Best Free Story Games On Steam
I personally love story games that hook you up for hours on end. So, I have compiled the best free story games on Steam. I had a fun time playing these titles and would recommend the same if you’re looking for free story-driven games. So, let’s dive straight into our topic.
1. The Awesome Adventures Of Captain Spirit
The Awesome Adventures Of Captain Spirit is a game from the Life Is Strange franchise so you can expect to see some fun adventures here as well. The main character here is Nine-year-old Chris Eriksen who isn’t happy with his real life, so he imagines himself as Captain Spirit, his favorite comic book superhero.
The game deals with Captain Spirit fighting enemies and protecting humanity from evil. As Chris struggles with his real life, he finds the strength to carry on and his imagination certainly helps him. You will get a glimpse of his real-life as well. The gameplay is fun with an intriguing storyline. Overall, one of the best story-driven games on steam.
2. STAR WARS: The Old Republic
STAR WARS: The Old Republic has a fascinating story where you have to play as different characters and complete missions to level up. Despite being released in 2011, this game still makes it to the list of best free story-driven games because of its amazing storyline. The fights here are intense and definitely going to get you hooked up for hours.
Its dynamic dialogue system, decent graphics, thrilling fight scenes, and beautiful free-to-play model make it a truly epic game to try. The rich world of Star Wars makes it even better. There are so many missions and fights to complete and will never let you get bored of it. Overall, a really amazing game to try out, especially if you’re a Star Wars fan.
3. Alien Arena: Warriors Of Mars
Alien Arena is a massively big multiplayer shooter game with a good storyline. Some gamers even have spent more than 2000+ hours in this game! It has a lot of story in it where the aliens have captured Earth and you’re with your team to defeat them and take over their arsenal. you have your own gun with which you have to do a lot of shooting.
Being a multiplayer game, you can play it with your friends and have a good time. It has a lot of guns and weapons to choose from and a massive world to explore and fight. You can even drive various vehicles here. The graphics are smooth and fun to play, being a third-person shooter. Overall, a really amazing game that you must try.
4. We Went Back
We Went Back is a horror Dead Thread Games. If you’re a fan of horror and puzzled-based story games then you’re going to love this one. It’s a combo of mystery, puzzle, horror, and story into one. You will be trapped in a scientific facility on the moon. You don’t see anyone as far as you can see. And you have to find clues to escape the facility and figure out what’s going on.
It’s a nice short game which can give a couple of jumpscares and a good experience. It may not be the scariest one, but it’s hard to complain as you’re getting it for free. But it’s a decent game that can leave you wondering how you went to the pod in the first place and what happened to the rest of humanity.
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5. Delores: A Thimbleweed Park Mini-Adventure
Delores: A Thimbleweed Park Mini-Adventure is a point-and-click pixel art puzzle and exploration game. It is kind of like Life Is Strange but in a pixel art form. This can give you Minecraft-like vibes and make you lost in the story. You’re working as a photojournalist and you have to click various photos and bring them back to your boss.
The area is quite large to explore and you need to find certain items and then use those certain items in certain places to activate various things in the world. There’s quite a lot of humor as well which makes the game interesting. Nothing extraordinary here, good gameplay and a short simple storyline, but still makes it a decent game to try.
Are there free games on Steam?
Yes. There are many different free games on Steam that you can try out from every category.
What are the best free multiplayer games on Steam?
Deceit, POLYGON: Multiplayer Shooter, Brawlhalla, Ironsight, CS: GO Apex Legends, and Destiny 2 are some of the best free multiplayer games on Steam.