Do you want to play games on your newly bought PC but do not know how to download games? Do not worry, by the end of this post you will be downloading cool free games on your PC. Follow this 5-minute guide for “How to download Games on PC” and play awesome games on your computer or laptop.
Download Games on PC from Google
There is a saying, “You do not know anything? You Google it!” Yes, Google has proven to be the best Search Engine for the past decade. You can download games on PC by just Googling it. All you must do is, open your web browser and search for any of the following keywords:
“download free games”
“games for pc free download”
“download pc games”
“games downloading websites”
Do not forget to include “download” in your search term. You may find online games results otherwise. This way of downloading games to the PC is quite usual yet popular.
Tips: Before downloading any games, make sure to read the system requirements. The game must be compatible with your computer.
Download from Windows Store
Windows store provides the safest and easiest way of downloading games on PC. The games are shown to you as per your computer configuration. If any game is not compatible with your PC, you will not get any option to download it. Follow the below steps to download games on PC from Windows Store.
How to download games on PC from Windows Store?
- Open Microsoft Store app on your computer by search in the search bar.
- Click on the Gaming tab on the top or just search for games using the search box on the top right corner.
- Click on any games that you want to play.
- Scroll down to check game details (Game size, features, version info etc).
- Click on System requirements tab to check compatibility with your computer. Your computer should meet with “Recommended requirements” to play games efficiently.
- Click on the “Get” button to install downloading games on PC.
- Hit the “Launch” button and start playing. Next time just find the game on the Application list.
Download using Torrent
This is another way by which you can download games on PC for free. All the content available on the Torrent is free of cost. That means there is a huge risk of security. Torrent is mostly used for pirated copies of software, games, videos etc. If you want to download any paid game for free then Torrent is a good option to go. Nothing is completely free in this world, and you can get security risk such as virus, malware alongside the game file. Make sure you have good security software/antivirus installed on your computer.
Please follow the below guide for downloading games from torrent for free. Please note.
We do not support piracy, this post is for informational purpose only. We suggest you purchase the games from official websites only.
How to download games on PC using Torrents
- You need a client to open torrent links. Install any Torrent client (uTorrent or BitTorrent)
- Alternatively, you can use Brave browser, it has an in-built Torrent client.
- Now open your web browser and visit Pirate-Bay website. (The website links are dead after sometimes. You need to find the working links by searching with term “pirate bay proxy lists”)
- When the website is open (see the pic above), enter game name in the search box
- In the search results, check for the no. of seeders (SE tab). There should be a good number of seeds for working download link with fast speed.
- Open any link with a good number of seeds and click “Get This Torrent”
- This will open the torrent client you installed in the first step.
- When the downloading is complete, remove the torrent from download list (in torrent client) and exit the client.
- Open folder where you have downloaded the game and follow the instructions to install games on your PC.
Things to keep in mind when downloading games using torrent sites:
- You may find a lot of ads on the websites. Make sure you take care of links you are clicking on.
- You might see the warning on the website requiring you to install Flash player or any other software. Ignore such warnings.
- The torrent may be blocked in your country and it is not a good idea to download pirated content. Hence, we suggest you have a good VPN installed on your computer. Here is the list of top VPNs that you can get for your computer.
- There is a huge probability that you would get security issues while downloading games using torrent sites. Keep in mind to have good antivirus software installed on your computer.
- While installing the games, you may need to disable your antivirus for the cracks to work in case of paid games. To avoid such confusion, do not forget to read the reviews before downloading the game.
- After installing the game on your PC, enable your antivirus again.
- If you are not experienced in handling antivirus thing on your computer, feel free to take someone’s help.
- Last but not the least, “Always try to go for the paid version and avoid torrent sites if possible”.
Download Games from Steam or Epic
Steam and Epic are the two largest video games distributer worldwide. You will find thousands of games on Steam and Epic platform. Many new games are directly launched on Epic.
This is one of the safest ways to download games to PC or Laptop. By purchasing games from such certified distributors, you get continuous future updates and support for any issue. Plus, the game is free from any security threat and you get an original copy of the game.
How to install games from Steam or Epic
- Sign up for Steam here and Epic here.
- Verify your email address and search for the game you want to install on your PC
- Read all the details mentioning requirements and compatibility with your computer
- If the game is compatible with your PC, you are good to go for purchasing the game
- Add the game to your cart and complete your purchase.
- You will get instructions to install the game on your PC.
- You need a good internet connection for fast downloading.
Download Games on Computer from Official Website
This is also a good way to download games on PC. You can visit the official website for any game and download from there.
For example, you want to download PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds). You can visit pubg.com directly and purchase the game from the official website.
Benefits of download games form the official website:
- You get a clean copy of the game
- Future updates and support
- Latest news
- All accurate information
- No need to search for download options
Those were few of the best way to download games on PC. We would add more options in future. Do not forget to share the post with your friends and help them play some cool games on the computer. Do mention your favourite game in the comment section below.
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