FREE Microsoft PC Games

Yes, Microsoft’s Xbox is a great gaming console – but let’s not forget the many Microsoft Games software available for the PC.  Many games can be played as a free downloaded demo: 
Game Voice Share Talk strategy to your teammates. Talk trash to your opponents. Game Voice brings the power of voice to games, whether you’re online, on a LAN, or offline. Support Document: How to Improve Performance.
SafeDisc When running a restricted user account with fast user switching under Windows XP, some games will not start correctly. The game requests that the original disk be placed in the drive, even if it is already present.
SPECIAL MUSIC DOWNLOAD!  Halo 2 Remembrance Music Track "Remembrance" is a choral arrangement by Marty O’Donnell of Halo’s track called "The Maw," and was played at the 2003 E3 Halo 2 Theater.
Become an Official Microsoft Game Tester The most fun you’ll have testing software! Spend a few hours with our games in the works and tell us what you think.  By enrolling in the Playtest program you will be eligible to participate in lab sessions, surveys and site visits. Once enrolled and scheduled to participate in a study, you will be offered a gratuity selection at the conclusion of your study.
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Age of Empires is a civilization-building strategy game with few competitors. Designed at Microsoft by the same people who crafted the award-winning Civilization, Age of Empires features advanced gameplay that’s comprehensive enough for hard-core fans of strategic gaming, yet simple enough for the newest gamer to pick up. It also has breathtaking 3D graphics, unusual in this area of the gaming world. Start the game with only your powers of persuasion, and then get your tribe learning essential skills and … 
    • Age of EmpiresPlay through the trial version for the game that started a franchise. The trial includes both single and multiplayer capabilities. (24 MB)
    • Age of Empires II The trial version includes the full William Wallace Learning Campaign, a sample random map game and four player multiplayer support. (47 MB)
    • Age of Empires III Play this trial version and try the skirmish mode as the British or the Spanish or play through two missions of the single-player campaign. (426 MB)
    • Age of Mythology In the trial version, you can wield Zeus’ famous lightning bolt while playing one of the nine civilizations featured in the retail version of Age of Mythology. Advance through the third age on two random maps, or play through five scenarios in this demo. (345 MB)
Bicycle, "America’s Favorite Playing Cards" present the classic card, casino & board games as only they can. 
    • Board Games Take a spin with a couple of your old favorites – Backgammon and Four-in-a-row – in the Bicycle Board Games trial version. (18 MB)
    • Card Games Pull up a chair and play a game or two of Gin Rummy or Crazy Eights in the Bicycle Card Games trial version. (20 MB)
    • Casino Games Step inside the Treasure Island at the Mirage and try your hand at a game of Blackjack, Five-Card Draw, or Video Slots. Start with $5,000 and play until you win big ($100,000) or lose it all! (28 MB) 
Close Combat – World War II strategy game that focuses on the human element of war amid real-time action and historically accurate situations. World War II is well under way and your mission is to command troops in the battles of the Normandy Campaign. You are placed in command of men who act and fight like real soldiers. These soldiers are affected both physically and mentally by the battle situations they face. They may fight heroically, cower, break, rally, obey, or sometimes disobey, depending on the orders you issue. Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war.
Close Combat II: A Bridge Too Far – In this latest installment, you’re in the middle of a nasty squabble for control of five strategic bridges, in a scenario that is based on an actual World War II campaign called Operation Market Garden. As you battle from the Allied or Axis perspective, realistic tactical combat and dynamic battle flow challenge you to outthink your enemy in the war room and on the battlefield. A resource-allocation model strives to make things as true to life as possible, too, rationing your resources and making your soldiers behave physically and mentally just as real troops might, given the circumstances. In addition, a Battlemaker mode is included to answer those "What if…" scenario queries and assist in multiplayer operations.
Crimson Skies – Puts you in the cockpit for thrilling dogfights and aerial adventure. In this alternate history, the year is 1937 and the United States is fractured into squabbling nation-states, brought about by the weight of the Great Depression, regional prohibition and mounting isolationism. Giant Zeppelins crisscross the skies carrying both passengers and cargo, and airborne bandits are a constant threat
Dungeon Siege combines the immersive elements of a role-playing game with over-the-top intensity and non-stop action. Dungeon Siege plunges you into a continuous 3D fantasy world where you face off against an army of evil that has been unleashed.  You begin as a humble farmer, and as you travel through the world and gain new skills, you can gather a party of up to eight characters to aid you. Dungeon Siege impels the player into one over-the-top battle after the other as the storyline unfolds and a larger plot begins to reveal itself.  A world of adventure where you can explore sprawling landscapes in a seamlessly unfolding story awaits…
    • Dungeon Siege The trial version allows would-be adventurers to explore locales such as the Ancient Crypts and the besieged town of Stonebridge. Armed with a melee weapon, bow, or magical spells, you will be able to experience a small portion of this lush, 3-D world alone or with friends online. (197 MB)
    • Dungeon Siege II It’s time to return to the beautiful world of Aranna! Be warned that it is a place scarred by civil war. As you lead an elite battle party against the vicious Valdis, you’ll notice the lines of good and evil have become blurred and you will be called upon to wield your swords and use spells to save this world from its impending destruction. Dungeon Siege II offers intense party-based combat through realistic special effects and a new system of in-engine cinematic storytelling. (932 MB)
    • Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna trial includes the first major quest in the new expansion. An important caravan to the town of Arhok has been waylaid and a mysterious artifact has gone missing. It’s time to gather your belongings and head out into the wilderness to find out what has happened. (248 MB) 
Entertainment Pack: The Puzzle Collection Engage your mind with fun, graphical puzzle games. This trial version allows you to free mice, arrange butterflies and ladybugs, and arrange blocks. The collection features games created by Alexey Pajitnov, the creator of Tetris.
Fighter Ace II Join the fight for airborne supremacy with Fighter Ace II, the exciting sequel to the enormously popular game Fighter Ace. Strap yourself into the cockpit of one of over 25 World War II fighters and bombers before taking to the skies against up to 200 virtual pilots in a single air-combat arena. Working with your wingmen, you can attempt to defend territory, secure new strategic positions, or "down-bogies" in an ongoing war between British, German, United States, Russian, and Japanese aircraft.
Freelancer The trial version offers the chance to explore the entire Liberty System, giving access to more than a dozen bases and five flyable ships. Experience the trading system, sample the open-ended nature of the game and immerse yourself in the intense combat of Freelancer today. (150 MB)
Gex In this action game, an outrageous, trash-talking reptile named Gex takes you through the world of cheesy TV and B movies.
Halo: Combat Evolved In the trial version, you can experience both single and multiplayer gameplay, including limited vehicle combat. In the single player campaign level The Silent Cartographer, you assume the role of super-soldier Master Chief as you take on the fierce alien faction known as the Covenant. In the multiplayer map Blood Gulch, up to 16 human opponents can light each other up with devastating weaponry and combat vehicles, including the new Rocket Warthog and the Banshee, either online or via LAN connection.
Impossible Creatures If you’re itching to create the most unique armies ever found in a real-time strategy (RTS) game then download the Impossible Creatures trial version and play through three single-player missions, a tutorial and two "player vs. CPU" maps. The Sigma Combiner is also included, enabling you to create your own army of fearsome creatures that are generated by mixing and matching the various parts of two different animals. Fourteen animals are included in the trial version, while 50 different animals will be available in the retail product. (285 MB)
Links Extreme is a golf experience like you’ve never seen before – exploding golf balls, wandering zombies, deathmatch play, and more await you in three competitive arenas with golf at the core: Mojo Bay Country Club, Demolition Driving Range, and Dimension X Battlefield. Pick up a bucket of exploding golf balls and head to Armadillo Al’s Demolition Driving Range where you can race the clock as animatronic cows, flamingos, and deer stroll across the range. Blast snooty golfers in plaid pants, uptight course marshals, or even hot air balloons to your hearts content or until your ammo runs out.
MechCommander 2 Control a company of mercenary MechWarriors in the first two missions of the Carver V Campaign and battle it out with a selection of six different ‘Mechs (Fire Ant, Razorback, Bushwacker, UrbanMech, Starslayer, or Hunchback) in the MechCommander 2 Trial Version. Customize your ‘Mechs in the fully featured ‘Mech Lab and then support them in battle with air strikes, repair vehicles, salvage craft and more as you wage real-time tactical combat across war-torn Carver V. (100 MB)
MechWarrior 4  the trial version pits gamers against deadly enemy AI bots in a wave battle scenario. The AI bots are highly customizable, allowing players to choose how many and which chassis they’ll use, as well as the difficulty level at which they will fight. The trial version features the Frostbite map, as well as four of the 21 ‘Mechs found in the game. The ‘MechLab is fully functional, allowing players to create many variations of these four ‘Mechs: the Awesome, Catapult, Uziel, and Raven. The trial version does not have multiplayer support. (69 MB)
MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries try out the single-player trial experience across two different Halloran V missions before going for the glory in the Solaris VII jungle arena. You can also choose between five different ‘Mechs (Cougar, Owens, Uziel, Hellspawn, and the new Hellhound) and fight for bragging rights across two different multiplayer maps. (121 MB)
Midtown Madness The Midtown Madness 2 trial version includes:
    • Two cars (Ford Mustang Fastback and Mini Cooper Classic)
    • One city (San Francisco)
    • Cruise, Blitz, and Checkpoint modes
    • Multiplayer enabled (Blitz mode only – Race is called "Wrong way")
    • Crash Course
    • 31 MB
Pinball Arcade In the demo version, you can play the classic Haunted House pinball machine that had a triple-decker table. A solid physics model and realistic graphics make for a good simulation of pinball on your PC.
RalliSport Challenge Flat-out from the opening green. Get behind the wheel of 4 cars from the game’s 29 machines on 4 very different tracks. Test your skill against 3 AI cars in each contest and fight through nasty weather conditions. Glare, ice, hairpin corners, tight tracks and more push your reflexes to the edge of performance. (221 MB)
Rise of Nations In the trial version, you can choose between four of the 18 nations featured in the retail version of Rise of Nations. You will be able to play through the tutorial and then try your hand on the field of battle on one of four different map types. (194 MB)
Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots In the trial version, you can choose between four nations: the Persians from the expansion pack, and three others from the original game. Play through the tutorial and then get a taste of the Alexander the Great campaign, one of four historical campaigns in the retail version. You’ll also be able to try your hand on the battlefield on one of three different random map types. (244 MB)
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Trial Version This demo will give you a taste of the single player Conquer the World campaign with two single player scenarios in the Alin campaign. The demo finds you playing as the Vinci race in the barren Alin desert. Giacomo and his weary army are relentlessly searching for the lost city of Azar-Harif which was rumored to be an ally of the Vinci army many years ago. Will you survive the scorching desert with your army intact? Play the demo to find out. (620MB)
Zoo Tycoon Lions, Tigers, and Giraffes – oh my! Download the Zoo Tycoon trial version today and try your hand at making and managing your very own zoo. Included in the trial are four popular animals (Thomson’s Gazelle, Giraffe, African Lion, and Bengal Tiger), all fifteen terrain types, seven different buildings, five scenery objects and much more. Download the trial and get wild with your own zoo today. (27 MB)
Zoo Tycoon 2 This playable demo enables you to build and explore a North American grassland zoo in the game’s “Freeform Mode” with a small sample of animals and objects to whet your Zoo Tycoon 2 appetite! Included in the demo are: dromedary camels, common peafowl, Thomson’s Gazelles and Bengal Tigers. It also give you the option to place different food (grass, meat, hay, food and water dishes) and objects (scratching posts, shade structures, small stables, small wooden shelters, ATMs, small restrooms, soda stands, pretzel carts, hot dog stands, educator pavilions). You’ll also be able to experience your zoos in zoo guest or photo safari modes. (123 MB)
Zoo Tycoon 2 Endangered Species the trial version lets you build exciting new elevated paths, sky trams, and Jeep vehicle tours. It features some of the new endangered animals, such as the crested gibbon, Baird’s tapir, and Javan rhino. There are also a few endangered-theme objects to whet your Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species appetite! (219 MB)
Zoo Tycoon Marine Dino Digs/Mania The trial version contains four tutorials (one from Dinosaur Digs and three from Marine Mania), and one Marine Mania map. The dinosaurs and animals featured in the trial version include the velociraptor, allosaurus, polar bear, manta ray and pacific walrus. The trial version also includes an orca, a show animal that can perform a series of tricks! (83 MB)
Zoo Tycoon 2 Marine Mania Trial Version – Check out a few of the new marine animals, such as the green sea turtle and rockhopper penguin. Train orcas and dolphins to perform cool tricks. Create splashy marine shows that dazzle your guests. Get a sneak peek at some of the marine-themed buildings and scenery to deck out your zoo. Plunge into a sample campaign. (273 MB)

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BLAKE was a Microsoft MVP and award winning programmer with over 20+ years experience providing complete Windows and networking support for small to medium sized businesses. BLAKE is also Jazz Musician and Instructor for residential clients on the Los Angeles West Side.
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23 Responses to FREE Microsoft PC Games

  1. Steffen says:

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  2. renee says:

    you need to add more games to download.

  3. Abdel_ilah says:


  4. annayy says:

    you need games that u can just play without downloading. just like bubblegum club. i will be thanking you if you do that,                   cheers and thanks

  5. nick says:

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  6. edin says:

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  7. daniel says:


  8. Mohammed says:

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  9. hendrik says:

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  10. benjamin says:

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  11. Dinesh says:

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  16. Unknown says:

    halo wont work );

  17. Basim says:

    try midtown madness, you’l like it.Basim

  18. Nicole says:

    How can u install a game? I don’t know how!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  19. Josh says:

    Can We have fullversion games ?

  20. ghassan says:

    i know how to instal game

  21. denis says:

    can u plz tell me a free games for windows live id plz i need to play gta iv and resident evil 5

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