Epic Games will keep promoting their store https://store.epicgames.com in 2020 by offering weekly freebies (sometimes multiple).

Notes:

  • these are not Steam keys, and you'll need to create/have an Epic Games account.
  • you can add the games to your Epic Games library from the store web page
  • you'll need to download and install the games through the Epic Games Launcher to play; for Ubisoft games the game will be redeemed on Uplay through Epic Games and directly playable using Uplay afterwards
  • if you missed out on a game or want to support the game through other means than Epic Store, check out the Deals link.

CURRENT freebies

Game Rating Free From Free Until Store Link Other deals
The Bridge (at Steam, Humble) 74% metacritic (more) 23-jan-2020 [NOW] 30-jan-2020 Epic Games Store - The Bridge Deals - The Bridge

NOTE: Problems claiming on the Epic Games site? Select another tab on Store page in your browser, then hit back; page will usually load correctly.

Coming

Farming Simulator 19 (at Steam) 73% metacritic (more) 30-jan-2020 [COMING] 06-feb-2020 Epic Games Store - Farming Simulator 19 Deals - Farming Simulator 19

Note: "For The King" (09 jan) seems to have been delayed (or retracted?)

  • edit: updated @ 23 jan
  • GOG, Humble (Trove), Itch.io links as/when DRM-free options, and usually Steam for reference
  • restructured by putting archives 2020 and 2019 below

The Archive of Offerings (2020)

Game Rating Free From Free Until Store Link Other deals
Darksiders Warmastered Edition (at Steam, GOG) 77% metacritic (more) 1-jan-2020 [ENDED] 9-jan-2020 Epic Games Store - Darksiders Deals - Darksiders Warmastered Edition
Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition (at Steam, GOG) 75% metacritic (more) 1-jan-2020 [ENDED] 9-jan-2020 Epic Games Store - Darksiders II Deals - Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition
Steep (Standard Edition) (at Steam) 72% metacritic (more) 1-jan-2020 [ENDED] 9-jan-2020 Epic Games Store - Steep Deals - Steep
Sundered: Eldritch Edition (at Steam, GOG) 74% metacritic (more) 09-jan-2020 16-jan-2020 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Sundered: Eldritch Edition Deals - Sundered: Eldritch Edition
Horace (at Steam) 81% metacritic (more) 16-jan-2020 23-jan-2020 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Horace Deals - Horace

The Archive of Offerings Past (2019)

Game Rating Free From Free Until Store Link Other deals
Subnautica 87% metacritic (more) 14-dec-2018 27-dec-2018 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Subnautica Deals - Subnautica
Super Meat Boy 87% metacritic (more) 28-dec-1018 10-jan-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Super Meat Boy Deals - Super Meat Boy
What Remains of Edith Finch 89% metacritic (more) 10-jan-2019 24-jan-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - What Remains of Edith Finch Deals - What Remains of Edith Finch
The Jackbox Party Pack 1 78% metacritic (xb1) (more) 24-jan-2019 7-feb-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - The Jackbox Party Pack 1 Deals - The Jackbox Party Pack
Axiom Verge 80% metacritic (pc) (more) 07-feb-2019 21-feb-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Axiom Verge Deals - Axiom Verge
Thimbleweed Park 84% metacritic (more) 21-feb-2019 07-mar-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Thimbleweed Park Deals - Thimbleweed Park
Slime Rancher 81% metacritic (more) 07-mar-2019 21-mar-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Slime Rancher Deals - Slime Rancher
Oxenfree 80% metacritic (more) 21-mar-2019 04-apr-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Oxenfree Deals - Oxenfree
The Witness 87% metacritic (more) 04-apr-2019 18-apr-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - The Witness Deals - The Witness
Transistor 83% metacritic (more) 18-apr-2019 02-may-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Transistor Deals - Transistor
World of Goo 90% metacritic (more) 02-may-2019 16-may-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - World of Goo Deals - World of Goo
Stories Untold 81% metacritic (more) 16-may-2019 30-may-2019 (?) [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Stories Untold Deals - Stories Untold
RiME 78% metacritic (more) 23-may-2019 30-may-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - RiME Deals - RiME
City of Brass 69% metacritic (more) 30-may-2019 06-jun-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - City of Brass Deals - City of Brass
Kingdom New Lands 87% metacritic (XB1) (more) 06-jun-2019 13-jun-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Kingdom New Lands Deals - Kingdom New Lands
Enter The Gungeon 84% metacritic (more) 13-jun-2019 20-jun-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Enter The Gungeon Deals - Enter The Gungeon
Rebel Galaxy (at Steam, GOG) 75% metacritic (more) 20-jun-2019 27-jun-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Rebel Galaxy Deals - Rebel Galaxy
Last Day of June (at Steam, GOG) 75% metacritic (more) 27-jun-2019 04-jul-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Last Day of June Deals - Last Day of June
Overcooked (at Steam, GOG - Gourmet Ed.) 81% metacritic (more) 04-jul-2019 11-jul-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Overcooked Deals - Overcooked
Torchlight (at Steam, GOG, Humble, Humble Trove) 83% metacritic (more) 11-jul-2019 18-jul-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Torchlight Deals - Torchlight
Limbo (at Steam, GOG, Humble, Humble Trove, Itch.io) 88% metacritic (more) 18-jul-2019 25-jul-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Limbo Deals - Limbo
Moonlighter (at Steam, GOG, Humble) 74% metacritic (more) 25-jul-2019 01-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Moonlighter Deals - Moonlighter
This War of Mine (at Steam, GOG (Anniversary ed.), Humble (Deluxe ed.)) 83% metacritic (more) 25-jul-2019 01-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - This War of Mine Deals - This War of Mine
Alan Wake (at Steam, GOG, Humble) 83% metacritic (more) 02-aug-2019 09-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Alan Wake Deals - Alan Wake
For Honor Standard Ed. (at Steam) 76% metacritic (more) 02-aug-2019 09-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - For Honor Deals - For Honor
GNOG (at Steam, GOG, Humble, itch.io) 77% metacritic (more) 08-aug-2019 15-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - GNOG Deals - GNOG
Hyper Light Drifter (at Steam, GOG, Humble) 84% metacritic (more) 15-aug-2019 22-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Hyper Light Drifter Deals - Hyper Light Drifter
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden (at Steam, GOG) 78% metacritic (more) 15-aug-2019 22-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Deals - Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden
Fez (at Steam, Humble, itch.io) 91% metacritic (more) 22-aug-2019 29-aug-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Fez Deals - Fez
Celeste (at Steam, itch.io) 88% metacritic (more) 29-aug-2019 05-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Celeste Deals - Celeste
Inside (at Steam, GOG, itch.io) 87% metacritic (more) 29-aug-2019 05-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Inside Deals - Inside
The End is Nigh (at Steam, Humble Trove) 84% metacritic (more) 05-sep-2019 12-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - The End is Nigh Deals - The End is Nigh
ABZU (at Steam, GOG) 83% metacritic (more) 05-sep-2019 12-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - ABZU Deals - ABZU
Conarium (at Steam, GOG) 71% metacritic (more) 12-sep-2019 19-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Conarium Deals - Conarium
Batman: Arkham Collection (at Steam) 91/91/70% metacritic (more) 19-sep-2019 26-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store Deals - Batman: Arkham Collection
Lego Batman Trilogy (at Steam) 80/81/73% metacritic (more) 19-sep-2019 26-sep-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store Deals - Lego Batman Trilogy
Everything (at Steam, Humble, itch.io) 78% metacritic (more) 26-sep-2019 03-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Everything Deals - Everything
Metro 2033 Redux (at Steam, GOG, Humble) 90% metacritic (more) 26-sep-2019 03-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Metro 2033 Redux Deals - Metro 2033 Redux
Minit (at Steam, GOG, itch.io) 79% metacritic (more) 03-oct-2019 10-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Minit Deals - Minit
Surviving Mars (at Steam, GOG) + 2 FREE DLC 76% metacritic (more) 10-oct-2019 17-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Surviving Mars Deals - Surviving Mars
Alan Wake: American Nightmare (at Steam, GOG, Humble) 73% metacritic (more) 17-oct-2019 24-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Alan Wake: American Nightmare Deals - Alan Wake: American Nightmare
>observer_ (at Steam, GOG) 77% metacritic (PS4)(more) 17-oct-2019 24-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - >observer_ Deals - >observer_
Q.U.B.E. 2 (at Steam, GOG) 76% metacritic (more) 24-oct-2019 31-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Q.U.B.E. 2 Deals - Q.U.B.E. 2
Layers of Fear (at Steam, GOG) 72% metacritic (more) 24-oct-2019 31-okt-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Layers of Fear Deals - Layers of Fear
Costume Quest (at Steam, GOG, Humble, itch.io) 74% metacritic (more) 31-oct-2019 7-nov-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Costume Quest Deals - Costume Quest
SOMA (at Steam, GOG, Humble, Humble Trove) 84% metacritic (more) 31-oct-2019 7-nov-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - SOMA Deals - SOMA
Nuclear Throne (at Steam, GOG, itch.io) 88% metacritic (more) 7-nov-2019 14-nov-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Nuclear Throne Deals - Nuclear Throne
RUINER (at Steam, GOG) 75% metacritic (more) 7-nov-2019 14-nov-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - RUINER Deals - RUINER
The Messenger (at Steam, GOG) 83% metacritic (more) 14-nov-2019 21-nov-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - The Messenger Deals - The Messenger
Bad North (at Steam, GOG) 75% metacritic (more) 21-nov-2019 28-nov-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Bad North Deals - Bad North
Rayman Legends (at Steam) 89% metacritic (more) 29-nov-2019 06-dec-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Rayman Legends Deals - Rayman Legends
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (at Steam, GOG) 79% metacritic (more) 5-dec-2019 12-dec-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - Jotun: Valhalla Edition Deals - Jotun: Valhalla Edition
The Escapists (at Steam, GOG) 71% metacritic (more) 12-dec-2019 19-dec-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - The Escapists Deals - The Escapists
The Wolf Among Us (at Steam) 80% metacritic (more) 12-dec-2019 19-dec-2019 [ENDED] Epic Games Store - The Wolf Among Us Deals - The Wolf Among Us

[ENDED] 12 Days of (13) Free Games

12 Days of Free Games Free on Store Link
Free Games
Into The Breach 19-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/into-the-breach/home
TowerFall Ascension + Dark World DLC 20-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/towerfall-ascension/home
SUPERHOT 21-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/superhot/home
Little Inferno 22-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/little-inferno/home
APE OUT 23-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/ape-out/home
Celeste (same as aug-sep 2019) 24-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/celeste/home
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator 25-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/totally-accurate-battle-simulator/home
FTL: Faster Than Light (Advanced Edition) 26-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/faster-than-light/home
Hyper Light Drifter (same as aug 2019) 27-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/hyper-light-drifter/home
Shadow Tactics 28-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/shadow-tactics/home
The Talos Principle 29-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/the-talos-principle/home
Hello Neighbor 30-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/hello-neighbor/home
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair 31-dec-2019 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/yooka-laylee-and-the-impossible-lair/home

Current Freebies: this list has been moved to the top ^^, we got so many games scrolling became tedious

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Will you consider the Epic Game Store your new default library?

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Never, I'll stick to Steam thank you very much
Maybe, if I get enough freebies to get me started
Sure, if they will let me link my Steam profile to bootstrap my collection
Why not another store indeed, if the prices are right

Next game seems to be Horace: https://snipboard.io/Gn9F25.jpg

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Oh nice :O
A wishlisted game :3

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Bought it on Steam a while back; looks like an amazing game.

Between free games and good bundles, it's turned into a constant situation where I don't dare buy anything. My backlog is ridiculous, so maybe that's a good thing?

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It is pure misery. Evergrowing backlog makes it harder to concentrate on unfinished games or get them to finished. Personally I also pretty much lost interest to new games. Why bother with new when I have dozen old ones still waiting?

That being said, I still grab these freebies. Even knowing that I will never even install them.

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It's definitely a good problem to have, but still a problem nonetheless. There's just too much shit to choose from! I can't see how any of these smaller pubs/devs make any money.

That being said, I still grab these freebies. Even knowing that I will never even install them.

Same. And hey, never say never. One day you might. I'm going to play them eventually, but Epic Games needs to get achievements and native controller support stat. I don't see why it's so hard, but I'm not a programmer, so IDK. Or have they already started doing it? I don't even know anymore TBH. It's a full-time job keeping track of all this shit.

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Got it for a friend and myself on steam, think we both abandoned it, it's not bad, but it's very linear and not catchy.
Not to say i won't ever get back to it, but i expected more of it.

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That's a shame to hear. Sorry you couldn't get into it more. Hopefully it will be a different story for me. The trailer makes the game look so damn charming.

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I agree, the trailer has me quite hyped for this game, glad to see it's going to be free on epic. Let's see if the charm carries the game through multiple hours of gameplay...
It's a hard fact that actual gameplay enjoyment is vastly different from a charming presentation in a quality trailer. Aqua Kitty is an unfortunate example: https://store.steampowered.com/app/263880/Aqua_Kitty__Milk_Mine_Defender/

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Sundered is such a good game. Love it. One of the best metroidvania games of the last years for me. And yes, I am aware that not everybody liked it. That's alright. :)

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I've read a few reviews on steam that honestly sound like they played a completely different game. Personally, I liked it.
That said I have to get around to finishing it at some point, I was pretty close to the end and then got distracted with other games.

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I loved it too, somehow for me the presentation just clicked.

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Epic Games Store will keep offering free games throughout 2020
https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/14/epic-games-store-free-games-2020/

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Horace goes skiing this week, and next week Bridge (probably a card game or so :-) )

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No Cardgame... It's a puzzlegame in the artstyle of mc escher.... I liked it a lot.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/204240/The_Bridge/

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Full Description:

The Bridge is a logic puzzle game that forces you to reevaluate your preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures.

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The Epic client currently seems to have some issues and is refusing to log in. In the meantime one can use their site to redeem the free game.

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I'm logged in on the client - when I click "Get" it asks me if I'm sure I want to sign out...
It'll probably work later :)

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It seems to work now. Most likely it was a CSRF handling issue on their end. It's nice to see such issues are solved in a timely manner though.

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Bump for those who 'r ace at waiting 'til the last minute...

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"C'mon, let's get it!"
"Nah, I'm gonna wait..."

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Still in time for Horace, yay! That is something new (for me), Bridge is something old, they balance eachother out well :D

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Nothing like waiting til the last minute. LOL.

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Farming Simulator 19, For that I was not expecting kjkjj

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that was one of the games that was "leaked" for the christmas freebies

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Kind of gives hope that Hob will be an eventual freebie, since that was on the "leak" list as well. crosses fingers

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The kingdom come: deliverance has also been leaked which may also come

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Here's latest list

스핀타이어: 머드러너(Spintires: Mudrunner, PC)
페어리아(Faeria, PC)
왕을 위하여(For the King, PC)
티켓 투 라이드(Ticket to Ride, PC)
펜데믹:더 보드 게임(Pandemic: The Board Game, PC)
카르카손:타일즈 앤 택틱스(Carcassonne:Tiles&Tactics, PC)
호레이스(Horace, PC)
더 브릿지(The Bridge, PC)

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well we got the Bridge and Horace, and For the King was only delayed. Any of the other games would be nice indeed

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