17 Games Like War Thunder

Games Like War Thunder Our selection of games like War Thunder offers other single player and multiplayer experiences where you’ll command soldiers and machines of war in large scale fictional and realistic settings.

Offering something different in the world of free to play massively multiplayer online games War Thunder lets you primarily step into historically accurate battles of World War II. Reliving these battles from way up in the sky, to the land below and even the seas there is plenty of variety and content offered in the free to play experience. Controlling aircraft, vehicles and warships from a number of large and smaller real world nations you'll have a wealth of combat machines to utilise across a diverse range of casual and hardcore game modes.

Combining this unique mechanical gameplay focus with impressive designs a content rich select of maps and modes and a progression system players have a huge amount of items to unlock for use on the battlefield. Whether you want to take in the history lesson along the way, unlock every single last option, explore the solo game modes or dog fight it out against others in PvP you’ll no doubt enjoy War Thunder for hundreds of hours.

The games like War Thunder that you’ll find on this page offer other experiences that put you in control of a vehicle or feature large scale combat encounters in solo and multiplayer environments with a mixture of free to play and paid titles.
crossout

Crossout

Taking you into a post-apocalyptic landscape with an endless array of parts to customise your own vehicle is Crossout, a game that resembles Mad Max in design as you engage in vehicle on vehicle combat (PvE and PvP). Available on Windows, consoles and mobile through the Crossout Mobile version this free to play MMO style experience offers a wealth of combat. Set 20 years after a disaster in 2027 that has left that world ravaged by a worldwide disease the game features several factions fighting o...[Read Review]

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9.2 User Avg (31 votes)
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World of Tanks

World of Tanks is a free to play MMO available on multiple platforms with players in the game you’ll get the chance to drive your own tank as you compete online against dozens of other players. A World of Tanks Blitz spin-off is available on iOS, Android and the Nintendo Switch. World of Tanks was one of the very first free to play games that would let you jump into an armoured vehicle, an experience that had previously been limited to triple A titles such as the Battlefield series. While World ...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (38 votes)
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World of Warships

World of Warships brings naval action to your computer screen like you’ve never seen it before with a spin-off Blitz version for mobile devices and Legends for console players to enjoy. If you’ve become hooked on the land based World of Tanks and air based World of Warplanes this next evolution of the franchise will not disappoint and unlocks the seas for players to battle each other. As the name suggests World of Warships brings naval action to the “World of” franchise a...[Read Review]

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7.7 User Avg (77 votes)
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Walking War Robots

Walking War Robots lets you step into your own war machine on your mobile device or PC as you battle it out against other players in quick matches to earn prestige, currency and ultimately advance your mech abilities. Offering a wide range of robots for you to take into battle and a steadily growing community of robot drivers Walking War Robots is one of the few games offering this sort of gameplay particularly in the mobile space. Matches take place on a variety of open maps in 6v6 domination b...[Read Review]

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6.6 User Avg (76 votes)
enlisted

Enlisted

Offering large scale squad based combat in the multiplayer online shooter genre Enlisted is a console and Windows title that pairs infantry, aircraft and vehicles into a single battlefield. With similarities to the likes of the Battlefield franchise players who like to experience largescale realistic World War II combat will find familiar squad mechanics and teamwork within this free to play shooter with MMO progression built on top. The primary unique premise of Enlisted though is the ability t...[Read Review]

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5.3 User Avg (18 votes)
dreadnought

Dreadnought

Step into the command deck of your very own spaceship in the team based tactical combat simulator, Dreadnought. Commanding a single unit from several ship classes you’ll take to various battlefields as you fight against other players in deathmatch and other game modes. First glance at Dreadnought you’ll immediately notice the impressive graphics of each ship which extends to other aesthetics of the game be it weapons fire, the environment or even your ship lobby. In this lobby you...[Read Review]

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9 User Avg (12 votes)
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Titanfall 2

Revisiting the Titanfall universe with Titanfall 2 players can experience the game in both single player and multplayer as they once again command a massive mech on the field of battle. For this adventure Titanfall 2 is set in a region of space far from the core planet systems that Earth belongs to. In this region known as the The Frontier war has broken out between the IMC who wants control over the mineral resources in the region and the Frontier Militia that want their independence of the IMC...[Read Review]

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8.6 User Avg (24 votes)
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Armored Warfare

Armored Warfare is a free to play experience that puts players behind the wheel of powerful combat vehicles as they tackle a range of PvP and PvE content. Drawing clear inspiration from the “World of” franchise that dominates the free to play vehicle combat market this experience has solid foundations and plenty of innovation up its sleeve at the same time. Choosing to focus on vehicles from all the way back to 1950 but also including modern day behemoths there are plenty of vehicles...[Read Review]

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7.4 User Avg (21 votes)
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World of Warplanes

Coming off the success of World of Tanks Wargaming moved into the plane industry with their similarly designed MMO, World of Warplanes. It’s got all the features that made their original game so popular but changes up the vehicles that you’ll be piloting and instead takes you into the skies as you dogfight and dive bomb your enemies. Just like the first MMO from Wargaming it’s a free to play experience that sees you grinding through the history of aircrafts in PvP maps. In World of Warplan...[Read Review]

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PlanetSide 2

PlanetSide 2 is a free to play shooter that aims to capture the feeling of massive combat engagements. Players will get to control a huge variety of vehicles and classes as they battle it out against hundreds and sometimes thousands of players. In the game you’ll have to swear allegiance to one of the three factions in the game which are fighting each other for control of continents and resources. Factions include the New Conglomerate, Vanu Sovereignty and the Terrain Republic, each of these fac...[Read Review]

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7.3 User Avg (20 votes)
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MechWarrior Online

MechWarrior Online lets you take control of your own large mech in a vehicle based combat game set in the future that allows you to wield large scale machines with equally devastating weapons. Launching in September 2013 MechWarrior Online is a Windows exclusive title and available through the Steam platform. The setting for your battles in MechWarrior Online takes players to the year 3050 where you control your own mechanical unit known as a MechWarrior. As the pilot of this gigantic machine yo...[Read Review]

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titanfall

Titanfall

Titanfall is a first person shooter for Windows, Xbox 360 and Xbox One that pushes the genre into a different direction by introducing large mechanical machines into the FPS combat environment. With plenty of variety in the gameplay this 2014 addition to the FPS genre sets a new standard for high mech based action and deadly multiplayer which lead to a sequel in late 2016. Featuring basic single player campaign elements that introduce you to the setting of the world while providing an extended t...[Read Review]

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7 User Avg (20 votes)
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Pirate Galaxy

Pirate Galaxy is a browser based sci-fi adventure that will have you zipping across the galaxy to explore star systems, fight over planets, complete mercenary missions and more. Despite being a browser game there is plenty of variety in the game content which is supported further with some impressive graphics. Pirate Galaxy is very much a story driven adventure as players jump into the cockpit of their personalised spaceship, complete quests, battle droids and upgrade their ship. If you’re also ...[Read Review]

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Battlefield 3

Battlefield 3 is a FPS produced by Electronic Arts (EA) and pushes the Battlefield series further than ever before. The games focus is similar to previous instalments in the franchise with a focus on large scale multiplayer battles. Battlefield 3 was released in late 2011 and met with great reviews from critics and fans of the series citing graphics and multiplayer features as the core reasons for high scores. In Battlefield 3 players will experience a vast single player campaign with options to...[Read Review]

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Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 continues the Battlefield series with impressive first person shooter gameplay in both the single and multiplayer environments. The game was one of the first titles available for the new generation of consoles (Xbox One and PlayStation 4). The games story takes a small step into the future and is set in 2020 as tension between the world’s largest nations reaches a new peak. The game is set in the same universe as the previous game with some returning characters and references to pr...[Read Review]

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6.2 User Avg (17 votes)
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Panzer Elite Action

Panzer Elite Action is one of the few tank based battle games out there. Released in 2007 the game puts you in control of your own tank as you battle on behalf of various countries in realistic World War II battles. With multiple campaigns for players to hone their tank skills you’ll be getting a history lesson at the same time with battles putting you in charge of German, Russian and American forces. With a tank squad at your side there isn’t anything that you can’t achieve on the battlefield w...[Read Review]

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Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is the 2010 game release in the Battlefield series. The game continues on the success laid out by the previous games in the series which its focus on a squad based experience. One of the most innovative additions to the game is the use of destructible environments which are found in both the single player and multiplayer modes. The game is generally considered to be one of the better multiplayer first person shooters of the day. In the single player story you will play...[Read Review]

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5.3 User Avg (15 votes)