5 BEST OFFLINE PC GAMES YOU CAN PLAY WITHOUT USING THE INTERNET

Online is very popular on all platforms, but there are still plenty of amazing offline single-player games for PC to lớn choose from.


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In terms of flexibility in gaming, no other platsize can match the PC. It's a platkhung with a lot of advantages for those that can overcome the often-daunting pricetag. As a bonus, while consoles require a subscription fee for online gaming, the majority of PC games have sầu không tính phí online. Regardless, many people find the most enjoyment in offline PC games.

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One can spend hundreds of hours playing an offline PC game and not regret it. Whether someone prefers consoles for their intuitiveness or likes PCs for their capabilities, these games are bound to surprise. These are the best single-player offline games for PC to lớn play right now.

Updated October 13, 2021 by Mark Sammut: Even though multiplayer games are very popular in this day và age, the PC scene is not exactly lacking in single-player content; however, quite a few of these releases still require a constant internet connection lớn function. There are various reasons why this might not be an option for everyone, and it is useful khổng lồ know which games vì chưng not come with this requirement. In recent weeks, a number of titles have come out that are compatible with offline play, including Alan Wake Remastered & Diablo 2: Resurrected, and those are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Far Cry 6


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Release Date: October 7, 2021 Ubisoft's lachạy thử entry in its open-world FPS franchise drops players in Yara, a Caribbean island under the thumb of Antón Castillo. Far Cry 6's pre-release kinh doanh centered heavily around Giancarlo Esposito's casting as the dictator, and the actor more than delivers in his role. Along with continuing the series' long-standing tradition of delivering fantastic villains, Far Cry 6 is essentially more of the same, and that's not necessarily a bad thing as the core gameplay loop is still engaging.

Far Cry 6 is perhaps at its best when played in co-op, which does require an internet connection. However, the game can be played offline without much issue.


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Release Date: September 14, 2021 Arkane Studios' first-person shooter is available on PC & PS5, and it is awesome on both platforms. Deathloop stars Colt, an assassin hired to take out eight targets at a party. This mission has to lớn be carried out by the over of the day, which is far from an easy task. Luckily for the hired gun, the day keeps on repeating itself, permitting Colt lớn gather information và learn from his mistakes as he seeks to pull off the perfect job.

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Fun abilities, solid gameplay, và a well-executed central concept make Deathloop one of the better games of 2021. Playing online permits another player khổng lồ step into the shoes of Juliana, who is hunting the hunter; however, offline is also an option, with AI taking over Colt's competitor.


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Release Date: September 9, 2021 For the most part, JRPGs tover lớn be (lengthy) single-player experiences, so they are typically a safe bet for anyone looking for offline games for PC. Bandai Namco's Tales of Arise is the most recent entry in the long-running real-time action RPG franchise, and it is one of the best in the series.

Narratively ambitious & dark, particularly in its opening hours, Tales of Arise delivers memorable characters, a solid progression system, and fantastic fast-paced combat. Visually, the JRPG is also quite nice, even if it doesn't reach Final Fantasy levels of gorgeousness.


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Release Date: August 24, 2021 After almost two decades, Double Fine and Raz are bachồng for a new mind-bending adventure. Psychonauts 2 is a story-driven platformer that sees Raz entering the minds of various legendary Psychonauts who are coping with mental disorders, be it depression or a fragmented psybịt.

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Extremely creative sầu levels, a genuinely engaging plot filled with heart and humor, và solid gameplay; Psychonauts 2 is a tour de force of imagination & game thiết kế. Raz is also free lớn make use of a slew of Psi-Powers in combat scenartiện ích ios, each of which can be utilized in inventive ways.


Release Date: June 15, 2021 After a stint in early access, Wildermyth made its full release in 2021, and the RPG proved to be well worth the wait. Paying homage lớn Dungeons và Dragons, Wildermyth does a stellar job of recreating the flow of pen and paper tabletop RPGs. The adaptive and flexible chiến dịch is filled with stellar writing that makes each character feel alive rather than a collection of pre-chosen personality traits.

Wildermyth's tactical combat expertly walks the line between familiarity & innovation; while battles can initially seem rudimentary, the game reveals hidden depth as the chiến dịch progresses. Wildermyth does offer multiplayer as an option, but it is predominantly a single-player PC game.


Release Date: July 28, 2021 Starting out as a mod for Skyrim, The Forgotten City has blossomed into lớn a standalone game mix in the Roman Empire. Meticulously recreating era-appropriate architecture, The Forgotten City instantly immerses players in a modest but engrossing world in which crime has been (apparently) eradicated through the threat of judgemental golden statues.

Stripping out combat in favor of dialogue và tight character work, The Forgotten City wants players lớn get lost in its setting's social climate. The story utilizes a time-loop mechanic to lớn slowly peel away the layers concealing this supposed utopia's harrowing underbelly.


Release Date: May 14, 2021 Unknown Worlds Entertainment's sequel to lớn 2018's Subnautica spent a couple of years in early access before making its full release, & the wait was worth it. Subnautica: Below Zero takes place in an awe-inspiring open-world that can also get terrifying really quick.

A survival game with a svào sense of adventure, Subnautica: Below Zero takes place on planet 4546B & follows Robin Ayou as she tries to lớn learn what happened lớn her sister, Samantha. Like its predecessor, Below Zero is a gripping single-player game that rewards exploration.


Release Date: March 8, 2019 After a long hiatus và a divisive sầu spin-off, Capcom's Devil May Cry made its glorious (& stylish) return in 2019. Similar to lớn the fourth game, Nero & Dante are both playable in Devil May Cry 5, & they are joined by a new character called V. All three fighters control very differently, with each one being given mechanics that mix them apart from the crowd.

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Boasting high-octane haông chồng and slash combat that is accessible but difficult khổng lồ master, Devil May Cry 5 is endlessly replayable due lớn the sheer number of combos possible. Newcomers to lớn the series can start with this entry, although they should still seek out all the other games besides Devil May Cry 2 and, perhaps, DmC: Devil May Cry.


Release Date: October 15, 2019 (Base Game) Any fan of role-playing games owes it khổng lồ themselves to give sầu Disteo Elysium a spin. ZA/UM crafted an intricate detective sầu story that puts heavy emphasis on player choice và world-building. Exploring philosophical và social themes, Disteo Elysium follows a detective suffering from amnesia as they investigate a murder while trying lớn piece together their own backstory.

The base game was already fantastic, but The Final Cut update took it a step further by adding new voice acting và quests.


Release Date: January 23, 2019 Slay the Spire, developed by MegaCrit Games, is a rare game that creates an entire subgenre around it. This time, the name of the game is deck-building rogue-lite. The player will select one of four distinct classes và attempt to climb to lớn the top of the Spire & destroy it. It's a simple concept, và it's really easy to lớn pick up và play on any kind of PC.

However, each run plays wildly differently due to the draft system of the cards. There's a ton of different synergies between cards, so the number of viable decks is massive. Plus, with the added bonuses of Relics spicing things up, it's equally easy to lớn get disgustingly over-powered or just fizzle out on the first act. It may take a few runs khổng lồ get the hang of it, but the thrill of getting that incredible run is unmatched. This game is one that can easily absorb countless hours và is totally worth it.


Release Date: June 18, 20đôi mươi Space-faring games often struggle lớn find their footing. With a setting as vast as space itself (quite literally), it's very easy lớn get bloated & miss making a solid experience. However, that's not a problem for Outer Wilds, a space exploration adventure game from Mobius Digital.

This title will send the player across the galaxy, stuchồng in a never-ending loop. It's incredibly atmospheric và loaded with moments that are equal parts awe-inspiring và terrifying. It's also not a game that overstays its welcome, which is much appreciated for players that want a condensed experience. Plus, now that it's no longer exclusive to lớn the Epic Games Store, all PC players can check it out on their preferred platkhung. Outer Wilds is a critical darling for a reason, và absolutely worth checking out.


Release Date: April 24, 2018 Cities: Skylines, Ages of Empires 2, Northgard, và Banished; there are plenty of great thành phố building games on PC. While not the most accessible entry in the genre, Frostpunk is a game everyone remotely interested in đô thị builders should eventually get to. As The Captain, players must turn a group of strangers inlớn a society, constructing a thành phố in the process. Survival is the name of the game here, and many difficult decisions will need lớn be made as people decide which buildings khổng lồ prioritize & policies lớn enforce.

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Frostpunk is punishing, grueling, & stressful. Unlượt thích other city builders, this game focuses more on its story, although it is still solid in the gameplay department.


Release Date: October 14, 20trăng tròn While early access is often a wasteland, it also holds some titles that are worth the purchase from day one. Cook, Serve, Delicious! 3?!, developed by Vertigo Gaming Inc., is an early access title that was well worth the investment.

The game is, on the surface, a restaurant management game where the player has khổng lồ balance cooking và serving orders for impatient customers. Early on, it's not too intense. However, as the difficulty ramps up, it takes serious skill & timing khổng lồ consistently get perfect scores. It's a challenge, ready for those prepared to play their keyboard like a master pianist. Plus, the surprisingly deep lore is always a treat lớn read up on, especially for new menu items. CSD3 is a great game khổng lồ put those management skills và reflexes to lớn the thử nghiệm.


Release Date: September 17, 20đôi mươi In a world of samey, top-down action roguelites, SuperGiant Games delivers an experience above any level of expectations with Hades. It takes all of the best parts of their previous titles and combines it with expertly crafted rogue-lite that has no equal in its genre. As a game, it's tough but fair, và its progression systems are incredibly rewarding. Grinding out runs is a blast on their own.

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However, the special part of Hades is that the trademark storytelling of SuperGiant Games remains a svào point. As the player battles out of Hell, there's a cast of colorful characters that have their own development over the course of the experience. Roguelites tkết thúc khổng lồ be weaker in the narrative department, but Hades makes sure that its story is as finely tuned as the rest of the experience. It's no understatement to lớn say that this is SuperGiant's magnum opus và worthy of a look from anyone who enjoys quality action games.


Release Date: May 21, 20đôi mươi Monster Train, developed by Shiny Shoe, is a game with a lot going on under the hood. At its core, it takes a lot of inspiration from Slay the Spire. However, this game isn't some cheap knock-off; at times, it even surpasses Slay the Spire, và that's a tough bar lớn clear.

Monster Train differentiates itself from Spire by taking cues from the tower defense genre. While the player still has attacks và spells at their command, the bulk of the game is recruiting and upgrading monsters to lớn defend the pyre. As an edge on Spire, it's often obvious at a glance what cards will work well together. This makes it a lot easier khổng lồ start building winning strategies without sinking too many hours into the game. Monster Train is a game that will destroy the concept of time itself.


Release Date: October 21, năm nhâm thìn One noteworthy change to Civilization 6 is a "religion" condition that allows players khổng lồ win the game by converting the world to their faith. As a turn-based real-time strategy game, Civilization 6 has few cthua thảm competitors. Raising a civilization from the feudal ages lớn the modern era is too fun in Civilization 6.

The game can be played offline for competitive matches against smart AI. Civilization 6 has relatively low requirements compared to lớn other leading PC games. This is one game you can't miss!


Release Date: September 14, 2017 From the same developer as Baldur's Gate comes Divinity: Original Sin 2. At first glance, Divinity: Original Sin 2 appears to take after games lượt thích Diablo 3, yet it is so much more than a loot-based game. Divinity: Original Sin 2 masterfully incorporates RPG elements that blend well with its turn-based combats.

The scale of the game is massive. Dialogue is engaging và most players can find something lớn appreciate in the game. Using a controller is easy & straightforward with this offline PC game. It's a must-have sầu PC RPG.


Release Date: May 18, 2015 The expansive sầu world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can overwhelm players through its sheer scale. This is a game where people can log hundreds of hours và still have something new lớn discover. The enemy, weapon, and town variety make the game a masterpiece.

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As an offline-only game, what The Witcher 3 does, it does perfectly. There is no need for online as it would only take away from the game. If you only play one role-playing game this year, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a solid choice.


Release Date: August 6, 2018 This overlooked gem is a roguelike-Metroidvania that in some ways is comparable lớn the Dark Souls series. Players will have lớn combat fierce enemies while avoiding the obstacles of the game. Falling in a pit of spikes can be frustrating, which is why not everyone will appreciate Dead Cells.

Before playing Dead Cells, it's worth noting that the game is very unforgiving. Dying in the game forces you to lớn start over from the beginning.


Release Date: March 21, 2019 Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the winner of over fifty awards và nominations. The title of the game not only sounds catchy but also describes its gameplay. Players have two lives in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

Two lives may give sầu the impression that the game is easy—but guess again. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is one of the most challenging games of the decade. boss khủng fights will take multiple attempts, even if someone is well-versed in the Dark Souls series. FromSoftware has cemented itself in the industry for creating the hotchạy thử new sub-genre known as the Souls genre.


Release Date: September 15, năm nhâm thìn Neatly packaged in one collection on consoles but sold separately on Steam, the BioShock: The Collection offers remastered versions of all three games. The BioShock franchise is considered one of the greakiểm tra single-player trilogies in gaming. Its refined gameplay mechanics combined with its story that twists and turns make it a must-play offline PC game.

With villains like Andrew Ryan in the original BioShock & Zachary Hale Comstoông xã in BioShock Infinite, there is plenty of subject matter to keep players enthralled. According khổng lồ nytimes.com, approximately 200 people worked on BioShochồng Infinite.


Release Date: May 12, năm 2016 Doom (2016) is arguably the best attempt at a reimagining of the Doom franchise. The fast-paced combat combined with brutal kills is a first-person shooter game at its finest. The single-player chiến dịch could be the highlight of Doom.

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The game is phối on the planet Mars, which is too freaking cool.

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Doom Eternal, the sequel khổng lồ Doom, is also a thrill ride from beginning to lớn over và incorporates a few noteworthy changes lớn the gameplay. For one, there is now a dodge mechanic.


Release Date: April 11, năm nhâm thìn Developer FromSoftware proved for the third time in a row that they know how to make action-adventure role-playing games. Sure, there have been spinoffs like BloodborneSekiro: Shadows Die Twice, but those would not have sầu existed if it weren't for Dark Souls.

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Dark Souls 3 is slightly more fast-paced than its predecessors. quái thú fights, however, are just as grueling & unforgiving. Dark Souls 3 is recommended for experienced gamers because of its difficulty màn chơi. Yet for those willing khổng lồ grind it out, Dark Souls 3 can be outrageously entertaining.


Release Date: October 10, 2007 Believe it or not, Valve isn't just the owner of the Steam storefront. The Valve sầu Corporation is also known for creating instant classics like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Left 4 Dead, and Team Fortress 2. Portal is one of the few Valve Corporation games that are single-player. Although Portal 2 has an online co-op, the story is more intriguing in the first entry.

The game is very polished & is fun from start to lớn kết thúc. The objective is lớn solve a series of puzzles while being directed by GLaDOS, an advanced AI. Even though Portal was released in 2007, the game feels like it hasn't aged a day.


Release Date: November 16, 2004 Valve's Half-Life 2 is generally considered one of the best, if not the best offline PC game of all time. Launching in 2004 và spawning two episodes, Half-Life 2 expands everything from its predecessor, turning a claustrophobic shooter into a blockbuster. With Earth succumbing khổng lồ a multidimensional force called the Combine, Gordon Freeman goes on a cross-country trip as part of humanity's resistance unit.

After all this time, Half-Life 2 naturally shows its age; however, the game remains fun and exhilarating to play. While a VR release, 2020's Half-Life: Alyx is also a great offline game.


Release Date: April 13, năm ngoái Rockstar hit the jackpot with Grvà Theft Auto Online, crafting a multiplayer package that continues lớn be a huge success nearly a decade following its introduction. While the single-player campaign has been overshadowed by the online version, Grvà Theft Auto lớn 5 nevertheless offers one of the best offline PC gaming experiences on the market.

With three playable characters, a detailed open-world mix (primarily) in Los Santos, & a ton of side-nội dung outside of a long main story, GTA 5 feels complete và satisfying. Time has done little lớn dull this game's impact.


Release Date: October 27, 2016 Fans of the series are eagerly waiting for The Elder Scrolls 6 since the franchise is arguably at its best when focusing on offline single-player content. The Elder Scrolls Online has a sizeable tín đồ base, but the difference between The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and The Elder Scrolls Online is night và day.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of the best games of all time because of its immersive quests, beautiful landscapes, and enemy variety. The game regenerates quests, so there is virtually no over khổng lồ the game.

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