What are the best free to play multiplayer games for PS4?

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Written on March 19, 2019
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    #1Neverwinter

    Neverwinter

    Neverwinter is a free-to-play MMORPG for Windows, Xbox, and PlayStation. It is set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe and you get to go on campaigns and fight epic battles in a world filled with adventure and magic.

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Online

    Free

    Brandon Garcia
    Written on April 15, 2019
    "always been a fan of d&d and i love how its in the same universe as it and you can fight against the same monsters that regdar and the other characters in the game have fought. its amazing, its free, and its multiplayer, if any of you are wondering 🤘"
    Douglas Johnston
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "I know what you mean @Michelle! all of my D&D friends play this game too, it is just so fum to finally see our tabletop past time become a video game :) the graphics, the gameplay, the campaign and all. just wowowowowowow!"
    Michelle Young
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "Neverwinter is a fun multiplayer online role-player game. It's free-to-play which makes it a win-win! If you're a fan of Dungeons & Dragons, you'll love this game as well."
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    #2SMITE

    SMITE
    Smite is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena created by Hi-Rez Studios. It was released in 2014 and has different multiplayer modes. It has become an eSport and hosts the annual Smite World Championship.
    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One, Online

    Free

    Marilyn Hunter
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "The game play is absolutely great. It is an intense skill-based game in which everything is a skill shot and with immersive game play with its nice third-person perspective. I suggest this game if you are into MOBAs. The game company is really fair. "
    Abhinav Pillai
    Written on March 10, 2017
    "Smite is a free to play game for 1 to 10 players on the PS4. It can be played in up to 5v5 matches. It is a different take on MOBA style play. It very much addresses the problem listed."
    Luz María Lugo
    Written on May 10, 2017
    "This is pretty fun, and right along the lines of what I was looking for. It's free, multiplayer, for the PS4 -- and it's enjoyable to play. Can't ask for much more than that."
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    #3Fortnite

    Fortnite

    Fortnite is a free online action building game developed and published by Epic Games in 2017. It can be played on almost all known gaming platforms and has separate software packages with different game modes that share the same gameplay.

    Games

    Playstation 4, Xbox One, Windows, Mac, iOS, Nintendo Switch

    Free

    Mick Fang
    Written on April 15, 2019
    "IMHO it's one of the best games in this list for PS4. It's free, and it's already polished and the game isn't pay to win. These two nerds arguing under me both have points. Fortnite is a carbon copy of battle royale games, and it's a good one at that. But let's face facts, it's free, it's popular, and it's one of the games with the biggest player bases in the world."
    Edward Washington
    Written on October 3, 2017
    "Fortnite is just another free multiplayer sandbox and is basically a carbon copy of "Player Unknown's Battlegrounds". The maker's of Fortnite created their game in a effort to beat the previously mentioned title to a console release and have console fans playing their game first. In the overdone genre of battle royale style games Fortnite is just a carbon copy of what has already been done and done well."
    Gary Daniels
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "Stop drinking the haterade Edward Washington and just admit that Fortnite is a more fun game than your Player Unknown's BAttlegrounds! And don't act like PUBG wasnt ripped off from earlier games! Face the facts bro, Fortnite's cartoony graphics and better gameplay and effects beat PUBG's by a mile, by a mile!!!!"
    Johnny Stanley
    Written on February 18, 2017
    "I have played Fortnite, but on the PC instead of the PS4. It's an awesome game where you create and fortify bases to help keep enemies out and try to protect your base at all costs. I find it an addicting game and absolutely love playing with my buddies to work out strategic plans on winning each game."
    Daniel Hughes
    Written on January 21, 2017
    "I have always loved playing multiplayer games and this one is gonna be a bomb.Its going to be fun and challenging and by the look of it very exciting and I cant wait!!!!"

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that the first multiplayer game was invented in 1958? Physicist and electrician William Higinbotham invented the Tennis for Two video game in 1958. The game was made using an oscilloscope with custom aluminium controllers. The idea stemmed when Higinbotham worked on the device that displayed moving lines. Tennis was his first choice due to the oscilloscope captured the motions of a ball in midair. After a few hours, him and his team managed to finish the game and named it Tennis for Two. The finished result was a tennis game viewed from the side made up of bright lines and a ball. The game wasn't as pleasing to view as modern games, but it managed to awe exhibition attendees.

This undoubtedly became an inspiration for plenty of multiplayer games today, both free and paid. Plenty of these modern adaptations are available on PCs and consoles. One of the consoles that offer these multiplayer games is the PlayStation, with great success. Plenty of free PS4 games have hit the market and have proven to be as good as the ones that need payment. This fact is further proven by Fornite, a free to play game available on all platforms, winning two awards during the 2018 Game Awards. The game took home the Best Ongoing Game and Best Multiplayer awards this year. All these recognition, coupled with Fortnite's growing player base, further proves that PS4 free to play games are still going strong.

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    #4PlanetSide 2

    PlanetSide 2

    PlanetSide 2 is a free first-person shooting game developed by Daybreak Game. It is a massively-multiplayer online game playable on Windows and PlayStation4. It was first launched in 2012 and was awarded many times by GameSpy and IGN.

    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4

    Free

    Thomas Dixon
    Written on June 11, 2017
    "Talk about your massive battles. You hook up with your squad right away and then you participate others by taking to the air and engaging in dogfights, by maneuvering tanks, or by joining fellow infantry and rushing into ground battle. I like the tanks the best as they are very sturdy and make it fun to roll over hills and launch artillery at oncoming enemy vehicles"
    Leonardo Zamudio
    Written on March 19, 2017
    "I totally love this. Now, I can get online and play a multiplayer game on my PS4 with ease. I can now play with others at a strategic game and complete missions against the enemy."
    Chen Xie
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "This sounds awesome, I can't wait to try it. I appreciate the recommendation, I had no idea I could actually play for free, I love shooter games. This is very helpful."
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    #5Let It Die

    Let It Die
    Let It Die is a violent beat 'em up video game. Fight your way to the top in this free-to-play collaborative creation brought to you by Grasshopper Manufacture and GungHo Online Entertainment America.
    Games

    PlayStation 4

    Free

    Keith Reyes
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "Your goal in Let it Die is to become a savage soul climbing a tower with each floor becoming more challenging than the last. I got healthy by chewing on giant frogs and gobbling down mushrooms; just don't eat the explosive ones!"
    Juan Hudson
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "Sadly i dont own a ps4 but this game does look really good. it seems like a game i might get and play on the weekends to kill a few hours here and there. it looks like its well done and a good choice in this category"
    Marilyn Holmes
    Written on January 25, 2017
    "I love old school fighting games. This new game takes me way back."
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    #6Hawken

    Hawken
    Hawken is a free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter game created by Hawken Entertainment. It features strategic, fast-paced gameplay, and various game modes including in-game purchases as a source of revenue.
    Games

    PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Website

    Free

    Edward Powell
    Written on October 2, 2017
    "Hawken is a FPS that takes place in a dystopian world. If that sounds familiar, well, it should, as it's a pretty standard game setting. I've heard great things about Hawken and have enjoyed playing it when I have a chance. It's free to play, which is great! But unfortunately, the game isn't available for PS4. "
    Rebecca Harris
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "I don't really like robots and alien planets bt Hawken changed my mindset. the game is just too good! Some would say it is a rip off from overwatch or other shooter mobas but the robots just looked and felt realistic so it convinced me that these games are not so bad after all. "
    Samuel Washington
    Written on June 7, 2017
    "Solid little free to play game. It doesn't exactly stand out in a sea of others, but with that being said it might be what you're looking for. Nothing fundamentally wrong with it, just not my cup of tea."
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    #7AirMech

    AirMech
    AirMech is a free-to-play, real-time strategy game created by Ubisoft. It was first released in 2014. It has both a single and multiplayer mode and is playable in Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and even in Google Chrome.
    Games

    Windows, PlayStation 4, Chrome

    Free

    Chirag Mehra
    Written on January 10, 2017
    "I had just recently gotten a PS4 as a gift from a friend, so I wanted to test out what it could do. I found AirMech and at first I was only going to use it to test out my PS4, but I have enjoyed the multiplayer in the game too much and it has become one of my favorite games to play."
    Ankita Sengupta
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "AirMech looks fun, but only if you're an RTS fan. I personally hate RTS games, and prefer action adventure, RPGs, and FPS, so I don't think this is a very good solution. On top of which, playing any strategy game on a console is a recipe for a bad time."
    Andrea Delgado
    Written on February 7, 2017
    "I don't think the solution of AirMech is good for the topic best free to play multipler games for PS4. From what I can see the game isn't made for the PS4 and the game doesn't have very good reviews. "
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    #8Brawlhalla

    Brawlhalla
    Brawlhalla is a 2D free-to-play action and fighting game developed by Blue Mammoth Games. It was released in October 2017 by Ubisoft. It supports local and online multiplayer modes and is available on Windows, macOS, and PlayStation 4.
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4

    Free

    Craig Wallace
    Written on April 15, 2019
    "Good and simple multiplayer game for my daily dose of PS4 gaming. It's easy to play and isnt that complicated."
    Jacob Andrews
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "Thought Brawlhalla was just another game "fighting game" but instantly enjoyed it after just one taste. the game throws me back to my childhood when my brothers and cousins and i take turns on our old SNES and play Smash bros. Brawlhalla is an upgraded version of that game! with bombs, traps, swords and all and so many characters man, and it is freeeeee!!!!"
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    #9Trove

    Trove
    Trove is a sandbox adventure massively multiplayer online role-playing game (RPG) developed by Trion Worlds. Through this game players, can build anything in the game from their home to a world. 
    Games

    Windows, Mac, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    Free

    José Angel Herrera
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "Trove is an incredibly fun RPG! I was looking for a good mmo rpg to play for a long time, but from ARC to final fantasy, none of them really interested me. I took the advice here and tried trove, and I've been hooked ever since. It is an amazing gaming experience."
    Philip Walters
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "Trove is a very good free MMO game. It takes place in a massive universe. You can have Hours and hours of fun playing this game. It is one of the better free games I have played."
    Ye Wu
    Written on March 5, 2017
    "Although very similar to Minecraft in both game-play and sprites this game has the potential to make any night with friends into a fun-filled paty."
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    #10Star Trek Online

    Star Trek Online

    Star Trek Online is a sci-fi MMORPG game developed by Cryptic Studios and Perpetual Entertainment and based on the Star Trek universe. 

    Games

    Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4

    Free

    Louis Alvarado
    Written on April 15, 2019
    "huge fan of tjhe star trek and mr spock universe. plus points that its a free multiplayer game that i can play on my ps4"
    Brian Allen
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "It's great for that feeling of commanding your own starship, and that's about it. If you like role playing your characters or building of the story with what's in your head, you can stick it out a bit longer and still enjoy it. It's impressive that this is an MMO that you can play from both your ship and as an individual avatar, but beyond these points, it leaves a lot to be desired and largely relies solely on the premise of being Star Trek. The story is disappointing, convoluted and transparently flaud, and not at all "Trek" for anyone who wants to play around in that universe. It has since become a game that shoots players through the beginning content until they reach the highest level where the only way you can really excel or compete is to pay more money for virtual ships, guns, do-dads, etc. Gamers will know this as "Pay-to-Win."
    Willie Cox
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "Well sir @Brian, I think that's because this game was initially released for PC almost 10 YEARS AGO! that's why the gameplay is kind of behind in terms of today's graphics and gameplay. But for someone like me who only played it in PS4, it was enjoyable, especially how it offers a different feeling from the Star Trek shows, I mean if you wanted to see and feel that you should just have watched the series!"
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    #11Prominence Poker

    Prominence Poker

    Prominence Poker is a poker card video game developed by Pipeworks Studio and published by 505 games. Set in the city of Prominence, a gambling paradise founded by crooked folks looking to go straight.

    Games

    Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows

    Free

    Gerald Hunter
    Written on June 28, 2018
    "I was a little bit hesitant to play this game because the trailers and sneak peeks were boring, but the storyline was quite thrilling and the poker games were really hard to win. THe daily events are really cool too. If you are bored of the usual RPGs, give this game a try :)"
    Tyler Wilson
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "It's poker but with a story attached. Very intriguing. I like the graphics and the overall design and features in the game. Recommended."
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    #12Realm Royale

    Realm Royale

    Realm Royale is a free to play battle royale survival video game for Windows PC and for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. It was first developed by Heroic Leap Games and initially published by Hi-Rez Studios on June 5, 2018.

    Games

    PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

    Free

    Monis A
    Written on January 30, 2019
    "Very fun battle royal shooting game. It's like Fortnite but in an Overwatch kind of theme.I enjoyed playing every minute of it and it's free. You really can't get bored playing this. I recommend it 100% and you should go get it right now on Ps4!"
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    #13Paragon

    Paragon
    Paragon was a MOBA game that involved teamwork in order to achieve your goal by destroying your enemies' base. Servers have been closed last April 2018.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Games

    John Bates
    Written on April 18, 2017
    "Unfortunately what appeared to be a promising game at first, marred by several flaws. Completely unbalanced matching with other online players means you're often with beginners. While updates are occasional they don't seem to add much to the game and seemingly make it worse. I don't think it was worth it."
    Amit Patel
    Written on September 18, 2017
    "This game's alright and I'm not trying to complain, because it's free, but it's really just not that much fun. Once you get past the beginning stages of the game, it's all so repetitive. It just isn't much fun after a few hours of playing."
    Kathleen Young
    Written on April 14, 2017
    "This is the perfect game for people wanting to play a military style game. The multiplayer abilities in this game allow for fun teamwork. "
    Paul Harrison
    Written on February 14, 2017
    "Helps make the process much easier and logical. Takes much of the guesswork out of the process."

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Summary

Best free to play multiplayer games for PS4
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NeverwinterGames 14 Free
2SMITEGames 12 Free
3Fortnite Games 12 Free
4PlanetSide 2Games 11 Free
5Let It DieGames 11 Free
6HawkenGames 10 Free
7AirMechGames 10 Free
8BrawlhallaGames 10 Free
9TroveGames 9 Free
10Star Trek OnlineGames 9 Free
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