Download Windows Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Grand Theft Auto V

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best games ever

    8
    74887 votes
    • PROS: Amazing visuals, Great gameplay, Play with friends online, Multiple controller support
    • CONS: Requires 65 GB disk space
  • DirectX

    End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.1974

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play Your Games The Right Way

    7
    8128 votes
    • PROS: Does its work in the background, Variety of versions
    • CONS: Can be slower for some games, Overlapping versions can cause problems
  • DirectX 11

    11.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The essential driver for Windows gamers

    7
    2008 votes
    • PROS: Improved visual and audio performance, Easy to install, Noticeable change in your games
    • CONS: All behind the scenes, so not that exciting
  • Candy Crush Saga

    1.145.0.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    A sweet challange to keep you busy for hours

    8
    1123 votes
    • PROS: Extremely popular, Cute graphics, Social integration, Lots of levels
    • CONS: Cliched game mechanism, Poor quality, Confusing in-app purchases
  • Car Racing Adventure

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Race on your Windows PC or tablet

    8
    208 votes
    • PROS: Free to play, PC and mobile versions
    • CONS: Only for Windows systems, Standard racing format, ** keyword 'Card Racing Adventure' is incorrect
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for Windows 10

    1.0.0.9

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Classic Gangster Story

    7
    6177 votes
    • PROS: Long hours of gameplay, Engaging story, great soundtrack and praiseworthy voice acting, Classic cheats still working, Compatible with mods
    • CONS: Contains mature and violent themes, Dated graphics when rendered in HD, Takes long time for 100% completion, Very tricky controls
  • Chess Titans

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Finally: Chess Titans for Windows 8

    8
    2225 votes
    • PROS: The classic is back!, Ideal for beginners, Difficulty levels for everyone
    • CONS: Why isn't there an official version?
  • Asphalt 8: Airborne for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Crazy arcade races in Asphalt take flight

    8
    3295 votes
    • PROS: Lots of vehicles, 9 new destinations, Beautiful graphics and fun to play, Multiplayer
    • CONS: No real gameplay changes since v7, Good cars take time/money
  • Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

    1.10.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Minecraft gets a special version for Windows 10

    8
    6493 votes
    • PROS: Improved graphics, Genuine sandbox game, Hours and hours of fun and creativity
    • CONS: No cross saves with PC version yet
  • Classic Solitaire (Free) for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Card Fans

    7
    222 votes
    • PROS: Classic addictive fun, Very easy to play
    • CONS: Plagued with advertising, Not much variation to the game
  • 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
  • GTA: San Andreas

    1.0.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The third part of the classic GTA series

    8
    9160 votes
    • PROS: Massive world to explore, Great story and writing, Lots of missions and activities, Absorbing from the start
    • CONS: Occasional dull missions, Some frustrating gameplay issues
  • Vysor Android Control on PC

    1.7.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Put your Android operating system on Windows

    8
    96 votes
    • PROS: You may use a keyboard to interact with your phone, Point and click on your phone using this app
    • CONS: You have to give this app a lot of permissions, Users have to pay a subscription
  • Games For Windows Live

    3.5.50

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get playing the right way for free

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

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    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Connect with more people with Hangouts

    8
    47 votes
    • PROS: Simple interface, Multi-platform, Supports large groups, Can send files
    • CONS: Video calls lag, Difficult to end calls, Delayed notifications
  • Human: Fall Flat

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Comical Ragdoll-Based Adventure

    9
    1291 votes
    • PROS: Dream-like realms, Physics-based puzzles, Customizable avatars, Multiplayer modes
    • CONS: Minimal game texture, Few levels available, Lacks workshop or mods, In-game physics can be fiddly
  • GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience for Windows 10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Game for Racing Fans

    7
    1283 votes
    • PROS: Realistic racing action, Large collection of cars and tracks
    • CONS: Takes time to complete upgrades, Emphasis on in-app purchases
  • Feed and Grow: Fish

    2016

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    A Full Version Action game for Windows

    9
    1157 votes
    • Candy Crush Soda Saga for Windows 10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Candy Crush Saga Is Available Free For Windows 10

      9
      385 votes
      • PROS: Addictive and fun, Colorful and family friendly, A simple gaming premise that suits casual gamers
      • CONS: If you become stuck on a level you may grow tired of the game, Very little changes from one level to the next, It is a puzzle game that some people cannot comprehend enough to enjoy
    • Indian Train Racing Games 3D

      2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Exciting train rides

      9
      94 votes
      • PROS: Amazing 3D graphics, Fun and interesting, Multiplayer, Realistic
      • CONS: Repetitive gameplay, Few glitches, Sometimes lags, Boring music
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    11.10.164937.9Windows
    2748877.8Windows
    31.0.391607.6Mac
    41.0.0.961777.4Windows
    5End-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.197481287Windows
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