10 Best Multiplayer Games To Play on Low-End PCs For Maximum Fun

Are you a gamer who doesn’t have a powerful gaming rig but still wants to enjoy exciting games? You’ve come to the right place. We at Bennettonplay have brought to you some of the best multiplayer games to play and enjoy to your heart’s content in your free time without worrying too much about either endlessly tweaking their settings or upgrading your gaming systems altogether to match their requirements.

So, without any more delays, let’s jump right in and explore some of the best multiplayer games to play on low-end PCs for maximum fun.

1) Paladins

Release Date8 May 2018
DeveloperEvil Mojo Games
GenreAction, Adventure, Free-to-play, MMO, Strategy
GPUNvidia GeForce 8800 GT
CPUCore 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or Athlon X2 2.7 GHz

The first game on our list is an extremely popular free-to-play game that has thrilled and entertained nearly 50+ million players worldwide. Paladins is a first-person, team-based action shooter in which players take control of a hero as part of a team that also comprises five other players, each with their unique heroes, to engage in 5v5 team-based battles in various, intricately designed arenas located across a fantasy world called the realm, for specific mission-related goals.

In this game, players will have the option of choosing from and playing as a wide variety of well-crafted and stylized heroes like The Godslayer Androxus, Master Mechanic Barik, Io The Shattered Goddess, Kinessa The Bounty Hunter, Seris The Oracle of the Abyss, and many others. At the same time, they take part and battle for control in game modes like Siege, Onslaught, Team Deathmatch, Ranked, and other limited-time events.

Additionally, to make the selected heroes truly their own, players will not only be able to unlock and equip fancy cosmetic clothing options to add style to them, but they will also be able to equip unique cards that allow them to use special abilities that will tweak their existing skills to be more powerful.

2) Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2
Team Fortress 2
Release Date10 October 2007
GenreAction, Free-to-play
GPUAMD Radeon X1600, NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT
CPU1.7 GHz Processor or better

Moving on to the next game on the list, Team Fortress 2 is another highly successful team-based, multiplayer shooter game in which players must choose to be a part of either of the two teams, Team RED or Team BLU, and fight against the opposing team using characters belonging to one of the game’s three main available classes, Offense, Defense, and Support.

In this game, players will have the option to control various specialized characters belonging to different classes or specialties like the scout, the soldier, and the pyro from the Offense class; Demoman, the Heavy weapon guy; and the Engineer from the Defense class; and lastly, the Medic, the Sniper, and the Spy from the support class, to

Speaking of game modes, players will be able to take control of these specialized characters when aiming to win across various entertaining and intense game modes like Attack and Defend, Capture the Flag, Control Points, King of the Hill, Payload, etc., among others, to win the all-important bragging rights.

3) Left 4 Dead 2

Left 4 Dead 2
Left 4 Dead 2
Release DateATI X800, NVidia 6600, or better
GPUATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
CPUPentium 4 3.0GHz

The next game on our list of best multiplayer games on low-end PCs is Left 4 Dead 2. This is another extremely popular first-person, co-operative shooter game in which players play as one of four survivors as they all try and make their through hordes of zombies (called infected in this game) to safety.

In this game, players will primarily play a co-op campaign containing five main missions, each with smaller levels inside them, which they must complete first. Other game modes that players can also play through are a dedicated single-player game mode with AI teammates, followed by a Versus mode, a Survival mode, and lastly, a Scavenge mode.

Each of the four characters in the game will be able to utilize five pieces of equipment that include a primary weapon like an SMG or an Assualt Rifle, a secondary weapon like a melee weapon or a duel-wield pistol, a throwable weapon like a Molotov cocktail, and some major and minor medical supplies like adrenaline shots and first aid kits, to help the players to overcome the infected threat ultimately.

Interested in games like these? Check out the other best co-op games coming in 2023 and beyond.

4) Muck

Muck game
Muck game
Release Date5 June 2021
GenreAction, Adventure, Free-to-play, Indie
GPUIntel hd 520
CPUDual Core 2.00GHz

Coming to the next best multiplayer game, Muck is a free-to-play, rogue-lite survival game in which players are stranded on a procedurally generated island and have only one goal: survival for as long as possible.

In this game, players will have to harvest resources, gather and collect materials, and build a base to make the most of the time they have during the day, as that is when the island is at its safest. During the night, however, unknown dangers come out, and the players must utilize all the tools and weapons they have managed to craft during the day to help them survive and make it through the night unscathed.

Players will be able to craft various pieces of equipment like swords and bows, which will help them survive on the island that much longer. Moreover, players will also find power-ups throughout the island, which boosts specific stats of the players to further help them in their primary quest to survive.

Additionally, in their quest to survive on the island, players will be severely tested by boss enemies scattered throughout the map. These bosses have more health and deal more damage to the player, but if the player manages to defeat them, they will be rewarded with rare collectibles and resources.

5) RuneScape

Release Date14 October 2020
DeveloperJagex Ltd
GenreMMO, Free-to-play, RPG
GPUGeForce 400x, Intel HD 4x, AMD Radeon 7xxx +
CPUIntel i3+/AMD @ 2.4+ GHz

The following multiplayer game on our list is a free-to-play MMORPG set in the fantasy world of Gielinor. Unlike other games, which chart out a narrative for players to follow, RuneScape allows the players to set their own goals and challenges while playing the game.

In this game, players can take on dangerous quests, quietly manage their farmlands, or combat difficult foes in boss battles; the decision is completely theirs.

Players will also have access to specific skills like fishing, blacksmithing, farming, construction, woodcutting, etc., which they can utilize to craft the perfect character of their choice.

In terms of combat, this game features a semi-real-time combat system in which players have to click on the enemies for their in-game hero character to engage and attack the foes automatically. Moreover, players in this game are not class-bound as seen in other popular games by choosing to freely switch the type of weapons they wish to use while engaging a particular type of enemy for maximum effectiveness.

The game’s weapons are mainly of the medieval, fantasy-type style, each with its uniqueness, strengths, and weaknesses. Players can engage the enemies in three ways: through melee combat, ranged combat, and Magic.

6) Minecraft

Release Date18 November 2011
DeveloperMojang Studios
GenreSandbox, Survival, Adventure
GPUIntel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or
AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line) with OpenGL 4.41,
Nvidia GeForce 400 Series or AMD Radeon HD 7000 series with OpenGL 4.4
CPUIntel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent

The next game on our list of best multiplayer games on low-end PCs is arguably one of the best-created games, Minecraft. Minecraft is a free-to-play, 3-D sandbox game with multiplayer elements, in which players freely explore a procedurally generated, limitless world, either alone, with their friends, or sharing it with strangers, in first-person mode or third-person perspective.

The world of Minecraft is made completely of 3-D objects called ‘blocks.’ These blocks are mineable, meaning players can mine and relocate them to construct houses and castles.

Moreover, with no fixed objectives for them to follow, players have complete freedom in how they choose to play this game and in whatever game mode they wish.

Speaking of game modes, depending on what type of experience they are looking for, the game has unique ways to keep players of all kinds engaged.

Two of the most played game modes currently in the game worldwide are the tense and exciting Survival Mode and the relaxing Creative Mode. Players can also try out their other game modes, like Spectator Mode, Hardcore Mode, and Adventure Mode if they want to try something different.

Apart from the traditional modes mentioned above, players looking for something ‘extra’ may want to check out the two new dimensions that have been added into the game, in addition to the main world of Overworld, in the form of The Nether and The End, with each area coming with their unique settings, challenges, and perks.

Also Read: Check out some of the best Minecraft survival mods to help you raise your game and survive that much longer.

7) Rocket League

Rocket League
Rocket League
Release Date7 July 2015
CPU2.4 GHz Dual Core

The next game on our list is yet another hugely popular free-to-play game, basically ‘soccer with rocket-powered cars.’ Rocket League is technically a sports game in which players take part in soccer matches, but instead of controlling human players like in the real world, gamers are supposed to hold rocket-powered cars and score goals with them.

Soccer matches in this game usually last for around five minutes. If there is no clear winner by the end of the game, the game converts to a sudden-death game in which the team to score the first goal wins the game. Moreover, the game also has its competitive online mode in the form of casual and ranked playlists in which players compete in tired matches, and depending on their match’s results, their rank moves up or down the tier list.

In terms of its game modes, there is a dedicated single-player season mode and an online competitive multiplayer mode. In the single-player season mode, players will play against AI-controlled players, whereas in the multiplayer mode, players will play against real-life players.

Due to the game’s rising popularity since its launch, Rocket League has now been recognized as an official esports title as well, with professional gamers from all around the globe participating in it through well-known events like ESL and Major League Gaming, and also through Psyonix’s very own competitive league by the name of Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS).

Are you interested in this game? Check out Rocket League’s Official website to know more.

8) Brawlhalla

Release Date17 October 2017
DeveloperBlue Mammoth Games
GenreAction, Free-to-play, Indie
GPUIntel HD 3000
CPUIntel Core 2 Duo E8400

Moving on to the next game on our list, Brawlhalla is a free-to-play, fighting, 2-D action platformer game in which players engage in fights for up to eight players across twenty game modes and growing, using famous legends like Po and Tai Lung from the Kung Fu Panda Series, Ezio Auditore from the Assassin’s Creed Series, Negan from the renowned Walking Dead tv series, Lara Croft and even John Cena to name a few, to determine who is the strongest and mightiest of the lot.

Speaking of connectivity and accessibility, even though it is a free-to-play game, they have set up servers all around the globe to enable players living in various parts of the world to seamlessly connect and play the game, regardless of whether the player is in Australia, Japan, India, Brazil or The US.

Additionally, this game also supports cross-play across all other platforms, so if players looking to play the game across varied platforms like Android, iOS, PC, MacOS, Xbox, PlayStation, etc., they need not worry at all, as they will seamlessly be able to connect and engage with players on different devices with ease.

9) Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS: GO)

Counter Strike Global Offensive
Counter Strike Global Offensive
Release Date21 August 2012
DeveloperValve, Hidden Path Entertainment
GenreAction, Free-to-play
GPUThe video card must be 256 MB or more and
should be a DirectX 9-compatible with support for Pixel Shader 3.0
CPUIntel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 processor or better

Moving on to the next game on our list of best multiplayer games to play on low-end PCs, CS: GO is yet another extremely popular free-to-play, team-based tactical shooter game in which players will play as a member of either the Terrorist or anti-terrorist squad and face off against each other in different objective-based game modes like defuse the bomb, Arms-race, Deathmatch, and also their newly launch battle royale expansion called ‘Danger Zone.’

In addition to all the other mainstream modes present in the game, players who are not familiar with the mechanics of the game can opt to go through a dedicated offline ‘weapons course’ game mode to get a better understanding of the mechanics of the game, including how weapons and grenades work.

Players will participate in various game modes across nine iconic maps like Anubis, Inferno, Nuke, etc., including the iconic Dust 2 and Mirage maps.

In regards to weapons, players will have access to a wide array of weapons across five main categories; Pistols, submachine guns, Rifles, and heavy weapons like shotguns, knives, and grenades, to help in making their arsenal of weapons truly their own. From highly versatile assault rifles like the AK-47 to deadly and silent knives like the M9 bayonet, players will be able to utilize them all to help themselves and their teams end up on the winning side.

Are you interested in playing Counter Strike 2? Check out this post to know how you can take part in a limited beta test for Counter-Strike 2.

10) Dota 2

Dota 2
Dota 2
Release Date9 July 2013
GenreAction, Free-to-play, Strategy
GPUNVIDIA GeForce 8600/9600GT, ATI/AMD Radeon HD2600/3600
CPUDual-core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz

Moving on to the next game on our list, from one extremely popular game to another, Dota 2 is a free-to-play, real-time strategy game in which two teams containing five players each will compete against each other to destroy a large structure known as the ‘Ancients.’

Players will be able to choose from a wide selection of heroes, around 124 heroes, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, to try and overcome the opposition’s team. As an added bonus, unlike similar games in the market, all the heroes in the game are completely free and unlocked to use from the very beginning without spending a single penny on them.

Players can, however, choose to purchase items from Dota’s dedicated online battle pass subscription service, like virtual goods, including but not limited to hero cosmetic items like skins, audio packs, and outfits.

Please note that neither the items mentioned above nor any other items available in Dota’s online store offer any unfair game-altering advantages to the users purchasing them. These goods are mere cosmetics upgrades like skins and collectibles and nothing more.

Dota 2 is also extremely popular in the esports scene, with professional teams from around the globe looking to join the various leagues and tournaments organized, especially the Dota Pro Circuit and the Internationals.

The international tournament itself is the Dota 2 premier tournament, which is held annually, and the crowdfunding which can reach anywhere close to $40 million, making this game one of the most lucrative games to get into professionally and casually.

Are you interested in this game? Look at this Dota 2-tier list of some of the best characters to take charge of in the game.


These were some of the best multiplayer games to play on low-end PCs. Owning a low-end PC should not prevent players from enjoying the vibrant and exciting world of PC games. As these titles have shown, one does need a NASA-grade computer to enjoy some entertaining and engaging multiplayer games on a low-end PC.

Please keep coming back to this post occasionally, as we’ll update this article with newer titles, as and when we find them, which players can enjoy even on their ‘low-end’ gaming rigs without breaking a sweat.