Have you always been a fan of RPGs but haven’t tried your hand at online multiplayer yet? You’re missing out on a ton of fun! The online role-playing games , in fact, offer the highest levels of playability and longevity and – more interestingly – often you can play without spending a single penny.
If you don’t believe us, take a look at the titles I’m about to report below. These are beautiful online multiplayer RPGs based on a free-to-play mechanism that allows you to download and use them at no cost, even if they include extra paid content or features that can only be unlocked with pay subscriptions.
Choose the ones you prefer the most, there are role-playing games with classic fantasy settings but also titles dedicated to classic films and literature such as “Star Wars” and “The Lord of the Rings”.
Since moving from pay to free-to-play in 2013, it has become one of the most popular online role-playing games in the world. It is set in a fantasy universe created by two titans in love on the run from their original world. It has top-notch graphics and an action-style combat system that allows you to have complete control over all characters. It provides a series of dungeons to be faced with a maximum number of 5 players and a political system through which to elect a player as the leader of a certain area and give him the possibility to customize the characteristics of the area itself. Download from here .
The Lord of the Rings Online
Exciting MMORPG dedicated to the Lord of the Rings saga with four different races of characters (humans, elves, dwarves and Hobbits) and various classes to choose from (hunter, champion, guardian, etc.). The game is characterized by very accurate graphics, music and atmospheres that manage to capture the spirit of the films seen in the cinema and, above all, a vast world that allows players to experience fun adventures in Middle-earth. Download from here .
Star Wars: The Old Republic
Another of the online role-playing games that has gained more popularity after its transition from the pay model to the free-to-play one. As can be widely understood, it is set in the Star Wars universe. More precisely 3,500 years before the events narrated in the films of George Lucas and 300 years after those of the game “Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords”. It offers extensive customization options and an engaging guild challenge system to conquer other planets. Download from here .
A classic multiplayer RPG based on the hugely popular Dungeon & Dragons. It features a fantasy setting and an action combat system that allows you to have full control over all characters. Among its most interesting features is an editing function that allows you to create very complex dungeons and share them with other players. Download from here .
It is certainly among the most interesting online role-playing games of recent times, thanks to the vastness of its world and the maximum freedom granted to players. It also offers the possibility to fly freely (without spacecraft or other special means) and to face air battles. It allows you to choose between three factions (Asmodians, Balaur and Elyos) and 6 character classes (warrior, explorer, wizard, priest, artist and engineer). Download from here .
Definitely worth trying is also Rift, an internationally acclaimed fantasy MMORPG with action elements. Its story centers on dimensional rifts that threaten the existence of the land of Telara and the entire universe. It allows you to choose between four different character classes (warrior, mage, rogue and cleric) and to face numerous really exciting dungeons. Download from here .