Best Upcoming Free FPS Games on Steam 2023

Best Upcoming Free FPS Games on Steam 2023

Looking for the Best Upcoming Free FPS Games on Steam 2023? You’re at the right place. Keep reading for some new and old names. All free, of course. 

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Overwatch 2

First on this list is the acclaimed, team-based shooter Overwatch 2. Due to popular demand, the free-to-play first-person shooter is now on Steam. For cross-platform play, Steam users must connect the game to a account. But this still means access to Steam achievements and your Steam friends list as you play.

Blizzard’s Overwatch 2 is set for release on 10 August 2023. It features action-packed multiplayer Invasion Story Missions in Rio de Janeiro, Toronto, and Gothenburg. These Invasion Story Missions are not part of the free-to-play package. But you can access them by purchasing a bundle. 

There’s also a new game mode: Flashpoint. In it, players fight over a series of rotating control points across two new maps. With 30+ unique heroes and high-octane FPS combat, Overwatch 2 couldn’t be better. There are even new Hero Mastery Missions for select heroes. 


Windows 10 64-bit, Intel Core i3 / AMD Phenom X3 8650, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 series / AMD Radeon HD 7000 series, DirectX Version 11, 6 GB RAM, 50 GB available space, Broadband internet connection, 1024 x 768 display resolution

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Randy Blaster 3D 

Developed and published by Nanoshrine, the company describes Randy Blaster 3D as a satirical retro-style FPS. The single-player game is all set to Release on 1 August 2023. And is going to be completely free for Steam users. 

The game’s official release brings the addition of two new game modes. Solo Survival and Twitch Survival. In these, players must battle waves of enemies until overtaken. The game also lets you build and share custom run modes. And if playing with Twitch integration, allows twitch specific events to trigger custom game actions.

The game’s storyline centers around the evil overlord Randy and his devoted followers. You must face these enemies alongside hordes of corrupted beasts. But that’s not going to be enough to bring Randy down. For that, you need to collect his Vinyls of Power. 

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7/8/10/11, Intel Core i5-4590, 8 GB RAM, NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti, 3 GB available space

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Project F 

Is retro-style FPS, not your thing? Check out Project F. Developed and published by Fractal Games, Project F is a 5-on-5 tactical FPS game. It features an attacking and defending team. The defending team must position and defend ‘The Monolith’ for a specific duration. While the attacking team needs to hack it. Annihilating the opposing team results in an instant win.

The unique thing about this game? Auto-generated maps. A new map generates for each 13-round match. This eliminates the need to study a fixed map beforehand. Forcing players to think on their feet and adapt. The characters are also unique. Their abilities range from destroying walls to jumping through space. 

The game is set to release on 3 Aug 2023 as an Early Access title and will remain so for one to two years. During this time, the developers encourage users to provide feedback and report bugs. 

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 64-bit processor and operating system, Windows 10 / Windows 11 64bit, Intel Core i7 990X, 8 GB RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD Radeon RX 480, DirectX Version 12, Broadband Internet connection, 30 GB available space

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Can Strike 

Tired of games that take themselves too seriously? Can Strike is exactly what you need. Developed and published by Day Dream Studios, the game’s ridiculous premise still manages to be relevant and interesting. The Single-player set for release in August 2023 is an epic battle for survival. Featuring intense action, challenging gameplay, and a gripping storyline.

In the game, you’re a worker at Fish Co. But you’re not just any worker. You and your fellow employees are on strike. The reason? Better working conditions and fair pay. Alas, the company refuses to back down. Instead, Fish Co decides to send waves of robots to break the strike and force you back to your job.

Luckily, you’re a member of the union that supplied you with powerful weapons. Now you must use these to defend yourself and your fellow employees against the waves of robots. You’ll need every bit of skill and strategy to destroy the robots and keep the strike going. After all, it’s the future of your job and livelihood that’s at stake. 

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 64-bit processor and operating system, windows 10+, Intel Core I5 – 4460 or similar, 8 GB RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or similar, DirectX Version 11, 2 GB available space


CSOL is an advanced multiplayer first-person shooter. It has three different classic game modes at its core. Free for All, Team DeathMatch, and Capture the Flag. Other than these 3, there are also 4 optional game modes. Demolition, Elimination, Cover Point, and Gun Race.

The game features 4 different kinds of Player Classes with their unique load-outs. These are Assault, Engineer, Support, and Recon. You can modify these to your taste. There are also 8 different types of weapons. Rifle, Sniper, Shotgun, Pistol, Grenade, Molotov, Grenade Launcher, and Knife.

Other than the advanced weapon system, the game also has Procedural weapon movement. And features advanced player synchronization with interpolation, extrapolation, and lag. There is also a New Photon Offline Support, Team Voice chat, and Private and Public matches.

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Windows 10, i5 processor, 2 GB RAM, Nvidia GTX1050, 200 MB available space

Best Upcoming Free FPS Games on Steam 2023 - CSOL


This list includes Overwatch 2, Randy Blaster 3D, CSOL, Can Strike, and Project F. We hope this article on Best Upcoming Free FPS Games on Steam 2023 helps. As always, happy gaming!

Areeba Khan is a part-time gaming writer on The Panther Tech.