Elsword Alternatives and Similar Games

The list below includes the most similar games to Elsword along with general information about Elsword and user reviews.

Elsword Review

Games Like Elsword

If you’re looking for more anime MMORPGs, then you may have found the list you’ve been looking for. This list contains similar games like Elsword; however, each of them also has something that sets them apart from the rest. Some might stand out visually; some may keep you hooked with exciting combat, some might have a narrative you’ll want to fully uncover – maybe they have all of this, and then some. Scroll down below to find out!

Dungeon Fighter Online game preview

Dungeon Fighter Online

If you want more side-scrolling action, then Dungeon Fighter Online is a no-brainer. Unlike Elsword, this game is completely 2D, but like Elsword, this game’s fights are intense and loaded with effects inspired by old school arcade fighting games. Use various combos and unlock a sub class once a certain level is reached to gain more skills that suit your wanted playstyle. Those looking for more action like in Elsword should surely take a look at this free-to-play title.
Tree of Savior game preview

Tree of Savior

Tree of Savior looks aesthetically great and is nice to explore from an isometric perspective. There are 5 different base classes to choose from such as a wizard or a swordsman, and if you play long enough, you can have a total of 3 sub-classes that add depth to your character with a variety of different skills. Some classes are even hidden, requiring you to figure out how to unlock them. Face many different bosses either alone or with friends and more. If you don’t mind the change in perspective, then Tree of Savior is an action-packed title that may be worth trying out.
NosTale game preview


NosTale has you explore a bright and colorful anime MMORPG world, with everyone starting as the adventurer class. Later on after leveling up your combat and job level to a specific level you’ll be able to choose one of 3 classes. Throughout the game you can also gain ‘specialist cards’, cards which basically act as sub-classes. Apart from playing with friends and having pets assist you in battles, you can also gain helpful NPCs called Nosmates. Explore diverse environments, take on many dungeons and more in this similar title.
TERA game preview


If you’re looking for a third-person MMORPG where movement and aim actually matter, then TERA is for you. Choose from 7 races and 9 classes and embark on a beautiful fantasy world filled to the brim with content. Whether you decide to go solo or with friends, TERA features satisfying and rewarding combat that requires you to dodge and time your attacks right, making each fight with diverse monsters and huge bosses interesting. With more content continuously being released, this free-to-play title might keep you playing for hours on end, if you don’t mind a bit of grind.
Aion game preview


Aion puts you in a fantasy world called Atreia, where two factions, the bright Elyos and the dark Asmodians, fight for control of it. You choose one out of 6 different classes, and later have to choose one of 2 subclasses being given at level 10. The game is packed with quests, exploration and character customization, while the ability to fly adds depth to the world and gameplay, letting you even fight in the air. If you want a nice third-person MMORPG with enjoyable PvE and PvP gameplay, then you may want to check this one out.
Final Fantasy XIV game preview

Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV may have had a rough start, but it has bravely managed to grow into a great MMORPG, one that is superb in every way. Its fantasy world looks absolutely stunning, and the game doesn’t force you to make more characters if you want to play as a different class. In fact, the weapon you have equipped determines what class you are, so when idling away from epic raids and dungeons, you can change to any class that you want to properly prepare for the next adventure, cementing the needed role your party needs. Unlike most MMOs, Final Fantasy XIV actually stands out narratively, too, offering an immersive storyline you’ll want to fully experience. Craft, collect resources to contribute to a player-driven economy and more; the amount of content present is fantastic, and it seems the developers won’t stop delivering high-qual
Aura Kingdom game preview

Aura Kingdom

Aura Kingdom has you explore and glide through a massive and stunning open-world brought to life by its art style, well-made quests and diverse areas. There are tons of classes and sub classes to choose from that offer a varied experience, with fast-paced, flashy combat that you can not only enjoy alone or with friends, but also with pets called Eidolons. These smart companions even memorize past events and may possibly mention your past victories on your adventures. For a free to play title, Aura Kingdom has a lot going for it, and is definitely worth giving a try if you’re looking for a third-person anime MMORPG.
MapleStory game preview


MapleStory is an old 2D MMORPG that offers exciting side-scrolling gameplay and a whopping amount of character customization, first starting off as the same class and later being given various options to branch out to what suits you best. Having released back in 2003, MapleStory is now packed with things to do, loaded with many different ways to personalize your appearance, bosses to slay and dungeons to fight your way through solo or in groups. While its combat certainly doesn’t require you to skillfully improve like in Elsword, if you’re looking to jump into a deep MMORPG to play for a long time, then you may want to take a look at MapleStory.
La Tale game preview

La Tale

Don’t worry about any stamina limiting your daily playtime in this gorgeous 2D side-scroller! La Tale will take you through many different places as you battle the enemies of the Demon World, with 3 continents featuring many dungeons, cities, even hidden locations, and more. Choose your base class and work your way to leveling up and gaining job classes; set up shop, raise pets that give you stat boosts, join guilds, dominate players in PvP and more.
Dragon Saga game preview

Dragon Saga

If you want more Elsword, then Dragon Saga might be what you’re looking for. Dragon Saga is more great 3D side-scrolling action with 6 different base classes and a ton more advancement classes to choose from. Each class has its own skill tree, and you can also have your own personalizable home that you can invite friends to, where the furnishings actually give your character bonuses. Dragon Saga even features a couple system that allows you to get married, and doing so is rewarded with an item and skill. Just like Elsword it’s free to play, and thus worth giving a shot.
Dragon Nest game preview

Dragon Nest

Dragon Nest’s combat is one that certainly requires you to stay focused, as every move and attack you make is important to be done in the right time. You can chain up combos and, apart from fun PvE combat, there’s also challenging PvP you can try to see how well you stack up against other players. With 9 classes and 32 jobs in total; huge fantasy bosses to slay and many more, Dragon Nest is a lot of fun to play, and while not quite populated, is all around a very well-made third-person action MMORPG that you can jump into solo or with friends.

Some Facts About Elsword

Elsword is a chaotic action MMORPG that is played out as a 3D side-scroller. Choose from 13 distinct anime characters and level up, unlocking ‘jobs’ at specific levels which enhance your character with new skills and more. Take on evil alone or in co-op, or slash others in PvP.

About the Game

  • Released: 2 Jul, 2014
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Casual, Free to Play, Massively Multiplayer, RPG
  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows
  • Developer: KOG
  • Publisher: KOG
  • Official Website:

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Pentium 4 3.0GHz / Athlon 64 3000+
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 7600 GS 256MB VRAM / Radeon X1600 256MB VRAM
  • Storage: 12 GB

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