First-Person Shooter (FPS) games are one of the most popular games on multiple gaming platforms. These games offer adrenaline-pumping, fast-paced action gameplay you cannot experience in any other game. From Call of Duty to Counter-Strike, FPS games have left their mark on the gaming industry which won’t be fading anytime soon. If you are looking for some of the best FPS games for your PC, we have the perfect list for you. Below are the 15 best FPS games for PC you can play right now:

1. Counter Strike: Global Offensive

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Counter strike: Global Offensive (GO) is a small-scale, team-based first-person video game that received an overall positive reception from the community. Being the fourth edition in the counter strike franchise, this new version of the game came with revamped classic maps to keep the veterans on their feet and also introduced new maps, characters, and game modes that encouraged different styles. The game follows the same style as its predecessor where you have two teams of Terrorists and Counter-terrorists going head to head against each other in an explosive battle.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom X3 8750 processor or better
RAM2GB
Graphics256 MB or more; DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 3.0
Storage15GB

Buy: (Free)

2. Overwatch

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Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter game with intricate and diverse characters that display unabashed artistry. The game demands a dead-shot aim and quick decision making skills to compete with the enemies. The game follows a similar gameplay style like MOBA and MMORPG games, where you have to attack, defend, and heal your teammates while upgrading your skills on each level. However, the game’s major success lies within its strong characters with their diverse appearances, origins, and personalities that are laid bare in every pose they strike.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 865
RAM4GB
GraphicsNvidia GeForce GTX 460, ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Intel HD Graphics 4400
Storage5GB

Buy: ($36.30)

3. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

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The tenth title in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise, Wildlands is a tactical shooter set in an open world environment. While the game isn’t strictly a first-person shooter and is played from a third-person perspective, it does offers players an optional first-person view for aiming. In the game, you play as a member of the Delta Company, First Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, in a modern day setting offering players access to weapons and equipment similar to that of the gear commonly being used around the world today.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i5-2400S 3.3 GHz or AMD FX-4320 4.0 GHz
RAM6GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX660/GTX750Ti/GTX 950 /GTX1050 or AMD HD7870/R9 270X/R9 370X/RX 460
Storage24GB

Buy: ($49.99)

4. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

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The latest addition to the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is a great online multiplayer first-person shooter that you should play. Although the game’s lack of a single player campaign might be a disappointment for some fans of the franchise, the game’s new multiplayer modes will definitely attract some new players. The game offers players three stunning new maps, a new battle royale mode and a fleshed out zombie mode that are good enough to keep any FPS enthusiast hooked to their system for a long time.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300 processor
RAM8GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2 GB or Radeon HD 7950 2 GB
Storage80GB

Buy: ($40.75)

5. Battlefield V

Battlefield V

The sixteenth installment in the popular Battlefield franchise, Battlefield V is another must-have if you’re on the lookout for a great first-person shooter to play on your PC. This time around, the game’s single-player campaign is divided into episodes, which follow the stories of individuals engulfed in different aspects of the second World War. Additionally, much like Black Ops 4, Battlefield V also lays emphasis on a number of new multiplayer modes, including a continuous campaign mode, which will surely appeal to a number of multiplayer FPS enthusiasts out there.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorCore i5 6600K or AMD FX-8350
RAM8GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB or AMD Radeon RX 560 / HD 7850 2GB
Storage50GB

Buy: ($29.99)

6. Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

The latest addition to the Far Cry franchise takes players to the fictional town of Hope County, Montana which is facing a threat from a religious cult that calls themselves the Eden’s Gate. Much like previous Far Cry games, Far Cry 5 lays a lot of emphasis on the story and offers players a formidable villain and an open-world environment like no other. However, if you’ve played any Far Cry game since Far Cry 3, you might not notice any significant gameplay changes, which could be a little disappointing for some players.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i5-2400 or AMD FX-6300 @ 3.5 GHz or better
RAM8GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD R9 270
Storage30GB

Buy: ($59.99)

7. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

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The sequel to 2014’s Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is another great first-person shooter that you can consider. The game is set in an alternate history in which the Nazi party won the Second World War and currently rules the US. You play as BJ Blazkowicz who has made allies with a group of militant resistance fighters in America and attempt to take down the Nazi regime. The game offers players access to an arsenal of badass guns and abilities to help them blast their way through the Nazi soldiers.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorAMD Ryzen 5 1400/AMD FX-8350/Intel Core i5-3570/Intel Core i7-3770 or better
RAM8GB
GraphicsAMD Radeon R9 290 4GB/NVIDIA GTX 770 4GB or better
Storage55GB

Buy: ($19.68)

8. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is, as you’d expect, a collection of all of the titles released in the Borderlands franchise, including Borderlands, Borderlands 2, and Borderlands Pre-Sequel, along with most of the downloadable content released for the games. Even though all of the titles in the franchise are a bit dated, they’re still worth checking out today, as they offer one of the best first-person shooter experience to date. Additionally, the games comes with support for offline co-op, so you can enjoy them with friends, which is always a welcome addition.

Minimum System Requirements:

Note: Since Borderlands: The Handsome Collection includes a bundle of games, we’ve added the system requirements for the most recently released games in the collection (Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel).

Processor2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor
RAM2GB
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 8500 / ATI Radeon HD 2600
Storage13GB

Buy: ($59.80)

9. Bioshock Infinite

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Bioshock Infinite, the third installment in the popular BioShock series, is another great first-person shooter which takes a departure from the story line of the previous two games, while retaining most of their gameplay mechanics, concepts and themes. The game is definitely worth checking out if you haven’t played a BioShock game before and even more so if you have. The game takes players to the airborne city of Columbia where they have to find a young woman called Elizabeth who has been held captive there for most of her life. The game’s role-playing mechanics set it apart from most other first-person shooters on this list and it’s definitely worth checking out if you’re looking for a shooter that also offers players access to some unique abilities.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core 2 DUO 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz
RAM2GB
GraphicsATI Radeon HD 3870 / NVIDIA 8800 GT / Intel HD 3000 Integrated Graphics
Storage20GB

Buy: ($29.99)

10. Destiny 2

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If you’re a fan of online-only first-person shooters, then you should definitely give Destiny 2 a shot. A significant improvement from the previous title in the series, Destiny 2 takes players to a mythic science fiction world where they take the role of a Guardian – protectors of Earth’s last safe city – who wield a power called Light to protect the city from a variety of alien races. Destiny 2 offers players access to expansive PvE and PvP environments, in which they can complete normal story missions, go on raids, or take advantage of the new free roam patrol mode that offers public events that you can complete with other players.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel® Core™ i3 3250 3.5 GHz or Intel Pentium G4560 3.5 GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz
RAM6GB
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 2GB or GTX 1050 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
Storage104GB

Buy: ($24.99)

11. DOOM

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Adopting a science fiction narrative, Doom is played entirely from a first-person perspective. The lead in the game is an unnamed marine that battles forces from hell unleashed by the Union Aerospace Corporation on a future-set colonized planet Mars. The single player mode is highly appreciated while the multiplayer seems a bit slow for a FPS game. If you fantasize about fighting and slaying demons then, this game is certainly for you. You encounter various hell spawns whom you have to defeat with your arsenal of deadly and explosive weapons.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i5-2400 or better / AMD FX-8320 or better
RAM8GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (2GB) / AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB) or better
Storage55GB

Buy: ($10.65)

12. Titanfall 2

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If traditional first-person shooters just don’t cut it for your anymore, then you should definitely check out Titanfall 2. Touted as one of the best PC games of 2016, Titanfall 2 offers players the chance to control gargantuan mechs as they battle it out on a variety of different maps and play a number of different game modes. The game not only offers players a comprehensive single player campaign, it also includes a four player co-op wave mode and an excellent competitive multiplayer mode that really adds onto the replayability value. Titanfall 2 is a must-have for anyone looking for an FPS experience of epic proportions.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i3-6300t or equivalent
RAM8GB
GraphicsNVIDIA Geforce GTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
Storage45GB

Buy: ($32.49)

13. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is a first-person shooter video game, which offers rich moment-to-moment gameplay combined with the sharp tactics. The game heavily emphasizes on its environment and the destruction that players can use to their tactical advantage against the opposing team. The game not only features expected shooting rampage that you would normally expect in a generic shooter game but also constitutes planning strategies and executing them perfectly throughout the map to defeat your enemies. Instead of just taking on your enemies head on, you are better off planning strategies along with your teammates to stay ahead. It’s a thought provoking game which forces you to think hard and fast.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i3 560 @ 3.3 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 945 @ 3.0 GHz
RAM6GB
GraphicsNvidia GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5770
Storage 61GB

Buy: ($59.49)

14. Prey

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Arkane Studios’ Prey is another great first-person shooter that you should definitely check out as it offers a very unique setting and gameplay experience that you wouldn’t find in any of the other titles listed here. The game is based in outer space in a space station called Talos I which is being used to research a hostile alien species called the Typhon. In the game, you play as Morgan Yu who has access to a variety of weapons and abilities derived from the Typhon, that you’ll need to use in order to protect yourself from the escaped Typhon and find a way out of the space station.

Minimum System Requirements:

Processor Intel i5-2400, AMD FX-8320
RAM8GB
GraphicsGTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon 7850 2GB
Storage55GB

Buy: ($17.99)

15. Insurgency: Sandstorm

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A sequel to 2014’s Insurgency, Insurgency: Sandstorm is a multiplayer tactical first-person shooter which offers an intense gameplay and high degree of realism like no other titles on this list. The game features three online game modes for you to choose from, including Push, Firefight and Skirmish, and a co-op game mode called Checkpoint, which will keep you hooked to your system for a really long time. You should definitely try out Insurgency: Sandstorm if you’re a fan of hardcore modes on other first-person shooter games, because in this game you only have access to a very basic HUD that doesn’t feature a health bar, ammo count, and mini-map, which makes it really challenging to master.

Minimum System Requirements:

ProcessorIntel Core i5-4440 (3.10GHz)/AMD FX-6300 (3.50GHz)
RAM8GB
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 760/AMD Radeon HD 7970
Storage40GB

Buy: ($29.99)

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Quench your thirst for destruction with these FPS games

If you love FPS games that offer amazing visuals, story-line and gameplay, these FPS games should be enough to quench your thirst for destruction and explosions. If you think there are other FPS games that deserve a spot in our list, feel free to mention them in the comment section below. Also, let us know your favorite FPS games.