Best Free to Play Games on Steam (for Mac OS)

Steam currently has 14,370 Free to Play games, but not all of them are able to be played on Mac. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Free to Play game rankings were last updated on 5/1/2024.

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1. Helltaker

Helltaker is a short game about sharply dressed demon girls.

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Helltaker holds the #1 spot for "best Mac OS Free to Play game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 118,329 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 115,723 positive reviews and 2,606 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Helltaker on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 5/11/2020
Developer vanripper
Publisher vanripper
Steam App Id 1289310

2. tModLoader

Dig, Fight, and Build your way through the world of player-created mods on Terraria with tModLoader - this DLC makes modding Terraria a reality!

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tModLoader has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 250,090 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 242,726 positive reviews and 7,364 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play tModLoader on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 5/16/2020
Developer TML Team
Publishers
Steam App Id 1281930

3. Pineapple on pizza

Can a video game convey a flavor?

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Pineapple on pizza has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,916 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,470 positive reviews and 446 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 3/28/2023
Developer Majorariatto
Publisher Majorariatto
Steam App Id 2263010

4. Doki Doki Literature Club!

The Literature Club is full of cute girls! Will you write the way into their heart? This game is not suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed.

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Doki Doki Literature Club! has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 198,595 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 191,661 positive reviews and 6,934 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Doki Doki Literature Club! on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/6/2017
Developer Team Salvato
Publisher Team Salvato
Steam App Id 698780

5. Iron Snout

Iron Snout is a fast, colorful and brutal fighting game in which you will be helping a piglet fight for its life against hordes of wolves.

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Iron Snout has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,265 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,876 positive reviews and 389 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Iron Snout on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/27/2016
Franchise SnoutUp
Developer SnoutUp
Publisher SnoutUp
Steam App Id 424280

6. The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog...was murdered!? Get to the bottom of the mystery in this brand-new adventure!

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The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,804 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,262 positive reviews and 542 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 3/31/2023
Franchise SEGA
Developer SEGA
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 2324650

7. Word Game: Episode 0

Word game is literally a game of words. Player controls "I" to find clues between lines, delete words to change the meaning of sentences, or shift words to rewrite facts. “I” must be wise and brave enough complete the mission of words. May the best "I” win!

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Word Game: Episode 0 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,446 positive reviews and 53 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Word Game: Episode 0 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/14/2021
Developer Team9
Publisher Team9
Steam App Id 1507970

8. Blender

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. Free to use for everyone, for any purpose.

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Blender has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 57,810 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 55,875 positive reviews and 1,935 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Blender on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/24/2015
Developer Blender Foundation
Publisher Blender Foundation
Steam App Id 365670

9. The Expendabros

The Expendabros have assembled and set their sights on the forces of ruthless arms dealer Conrad Stonebanks in the forests of Eastern Europe. Battle in a flurry of bullets and non-stop action through ten full-throttle missions set amongst the picturesque tree tops and the absurdly dangerous lumber mills teeming with enemy soldiers,...

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The Expendabros has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,033 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,534 positive reviews and 499 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 8/5/2014
Franchise Free Lives
Developer Free Lives
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 312990

10. Please, Touch The Artwork 2

A handpainted cozy hidden object adventure. Explore a surreal world. Collect items for its quirky inhabitants. Fix damaged paintings and solve casual puzzles. Help a lost skeleton painter find his way home. This game is short but 100% FREE (no ads, no dlc's).

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Please, Touch The Artwork 2 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mac OS Free to Play games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,263 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,254 positive reviews and 9 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 2/19/2024
Franchise Thomas Waterzooi
Developer Thomas Waterzooi
Publisher Thomas Waterzooi
Steam App Id 2600140

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Word Game: Episode 0 steam charts
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Blender steam charts
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). tModLoader on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Pineapple on pizza on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Doki Doki Literature Club! on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 10). Iron Snout on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 24). Word Game: Episode 0 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Blender on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). The Expendabros on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Please, Touch The Artwork 2 on Steam. Steam Store.

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