Is The Finals free-to-play?

Joseph Pascoulis
The Finals character in bring showered with coinsEmbark Studios

The Finals, an exciting new FPS from Embark Studios, is finally here, providing a unique experience. With the title fully released, if you’re wondering if The Finals is free-to-play, here’s what you need to know.

The Finals saw a surprise launch on December 7, following its announcement at The Game Awards 2023, much to the excitement of millions of fans worldwide. Open beta for The Finals was a massive success, with the game surpassing Apex Legends and Call of Duty on Steam.

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While Apex Legends and Warzone‘s success can be largely attributed to their F2P model, if you’re looking to find out whether The Finals is also free-to-play on your platform, we’ve got the answer for you.

The Finals mapEmbark Studios
The Finals gives players sprawling maps to destroy.

Is The Finals free to play?

Yes, The Finals is a free-to-play game on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms. Embark launched their title on Steam, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S before the end of 2023, according to their plan.

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You can play The Finals for free on these platforms, however, it does have in-game transactions for buying content like Battle Pass, skins, and more. This model is similar to most of the major F2P titles like Valorant and Rocket League.

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As the game will follow the standard live service free-to-play format, we can also assume that there will be seasonal updates that provide both new content and balance changes.

For more content on The Finals, be sure to check out the following:

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After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]