Download Play Games for Windows - Best Software & Apps

  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

    (GTA: Vice City)

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Be the crime kingpin in Vice City

    8
    51453 votes
    • PROS: Good graphics for its time, Great storyline, Lots of missions, Open world
    • CONS: Violent themes, Prone to crashing
  • ROBLOX

    2.363.258465

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Lego-like sandbox worlds designed for kids

    9
    32202 votes
    • PROS: Lots of creative freedom, Tons of user created worlds to explore and play with, Safe for children, Parent login to manage your kid's account
    • CONS: Game is fairly glitchy, Website is unintuitive, Limited features for non-paying members
  • Google Play Chrome Extension

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free access your library of media from your browser

    8
    8477 votes
    • PROS: Multi-platform access, Free to download, Completely free
    • CONS: Not available on other browsers, Poor integration on Chromebooks
  • DirectX

    End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.1974

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Your Games The Right Way

    7
    8129 votes
    • PROS: Does its work in the background, Variety of versions
    • CONS: Can be slower for some games, Overlapping versions can cause problems
  • DS4Windows

    1.4.222

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Want to play PC games with your Dual Shock 4? You'll need this...

    7
    293 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, visual UI, It just works
    • CONS: Does not currently work on every OS or Bluetooth receiver
  • Free Chess

    2.0.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Chess - Indulge Your Inner Tactician

    7
    4750 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, Great way to train your brain
    • CONS: There are prettier chess sims out there, No option to play against a friend
  • Fifa 19

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    Mac

    Experience FIFA Beyond The World Cup's Borders

    9
    1183 votes
    • PROS: UEFA Champions League recreation, Customizable game modes, Free demo available
    • CONS: Heavy on DLC, Large but not massive roster
  • Grand Theft Auto 3

    (GTA 3)

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Cool Game for Street Warriors

    8
    823 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of missions to complete, Impressive voice acting and music
    • CONS: Some parts are extremely difficult to complete, Getting stuck in a corner is frustrating
  • Facebook Gameroom

    1.0.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your favourite Facebook games in a standalone app

    9
    743 votes
    • PROS: Personalized recommendations, Faster, smoother experience, Convenient shortcuts
    • CONS: Another app to manage
  • Remix OS Player

    B2016111403

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Android games on your PC

    8
    120 votes
    • PROS: Run Android games on the latest version of Android OS, on your PC, Map unlimited buttons to controls in the game
    • CONS: May not run with all games out of box
  • Adobe Flash Player (for IE)

    31.0.0.122

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play files created with Flash and Director

    7
    5384 votes
    • PROS: Rich interface, Essential for viewing videos, games and animations
    • CONS: Occasional stability problems, Use of processor
  • Uplay

    4.5.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Ubisoft's PC client to buy, download, and play games

    4
    750 votes
    • PROS: Simple client that's easy to use, Updated regularly, Access to free games
    • CONS: Ubisoft games on Steam will be launched in Uplay, Unable to connect to friends on other platforms, Frequent connection problems, Almost exclusively for Ubisoft games
  • Free Spider Solitaire

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Game for Solo Players

    8
    234 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and play, Very easy to get into
    • CONS: Can get rather repetitive, Emphasis on in app purchases
  • 3D Chess Game for Windows 10

    1.3.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play chess for free

    8
    397 votes
    • PROS: Different game modes, Realistic graphics
    • CONS: Contains ads, Can’t zoom in freely
  • PES 2012

    demo

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Intelligent, good looking soccer sim

    8
    13638 votes
    • PROS: Realistic graphics and smooth animation, Smart artifical intelligence, Challenge-based training mode
    • CONS: Off-the-ball controls are very fiddly
  • Games For Windows Live

    3.5.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get playing the right way for free

    5
    609 votes
    • PROS: Allows running GFWL games, Tracks achievements, Provides social networking
    • CONS: Can't play with friends, Requires registration
  • FIFA 07

    demo

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play the 2006/07 soccer season with Fifa 07

    8
    5657 votes
    • PROS: Real life player names, Realistic sound effects, Intelligent player actions and movement, Manager Mode, Lots of leagues from around the world
    • CONS: Manager mode limited, Graphics dated
  • Pocket Tanks

    x-0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Pocket Tanks - Quick Pick-up-and-play Fun

    8
    1715 votes
    • PROS: Cheerful and colourful, Easy to pick up and play, Lots of fun weapons, Simple controls
    • CONS: Not too much longevity, Lack of different levels
  • DS3 Tool

    MotioninJoy 0.7.1001

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play with your PlayStation pad on PC

    6
    1370 votes
    • PROS: It is free, Play with your PS3 controller on PC
    • CONS: Annoying banner ads, Cumbersome interface
  • PES 2014

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    New graphics, better control, and more team play

    8
    11476 votes
    • PROS: Amazing atmosphere, Compelling gameplay, Improved animations, Become the goalkeeper in Become a Legend mode, More simulation and greater teamwork
    • CONS: No rain, Pace of the game sometimes too slow, Certain movements a bit cumbersome
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
12.363.258465322028.6Windows,Android
23.184778.4Windows
3(GTA: Vice City)514537.8Windows,iPhone
4demo136387.7Android,Windows,iPhone
51.0114767.5Windows
Sponsored×