Play free downloadables games on Kongregate!

Why Play Downloadable Games

  • High definition graphics
  • Extensive game content
  • Faster gameplay
  • Full-screen gaming experience
  • Get 10 points for playing!

How to install a downloadable game

Installing a downloadable game is easy! The process can vary somewhat by game, but the guide below should help.

  1. Click Download Now!

  2. Example

    Windows save file dialogue window

    Click: Save File.

  3. Example

    Browser download queue window showing native client download

    Locate the game file. It can usually be found in your browser’s Download list (and you can usually find the Download list under “settings”).

    Double-click to start the install process.

  4. Example

    Windows open file dialogue window

    Click Run to begin the install process.

  5. Example

    Installation window for Kongregate native client Install screen for Smashmuck Champions downloadable game

    Move through the various install screens by clicking Next or OK as needed.

  6. Example

    Start screen for Smashmuck Champions downloadable game

    Launch the game to complete the install process, then load any necessary game updates.

  7. Example

    Kongregate native client sign-in screen

    Sign in with your Kongregate account (or register to get one), and the game will launch automatically.

    Once installation is complete, you can look for the Kongregate or game icon on your desktop to launch your game. If you don’t have an icon on your desktop, search for the game in your Program folders.

  8. Now go play your game, or
    browse more games!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I earn my 10 points?
Simply download and play and you can earn 10 points for playing each game. Play all three games to earn a cool 30 points!
Why should I try a downloadable game?
Because they are fun! Downloadable games offer high definition graphics, deeper gameplay, and higher levels of customization over browser games.
What do I need to get started?
Generally a 1.0 Ghz processor, 500 MB RAM, Windows XP, 500 MB free disk space, and a video graphics card are the minimum system requirements you need to play. (Anything better works too, of course!) Requirements do vary by game however, so see the game you want to play for its exact specifications.
How long does a downloadable game take to install?
Installation time can vary depending on the game and the speed of your internet connection, but you’ll usually be done and playing your game within 10-20 minutes.
Are downloadable games safe to install on my computer?
Yes! Downloadable games from Kongregate are 100% safe.
Are these Kongregate games?
Yes! Even though you are playing a downloadable game you will still sign-in with your Kongregate account.
What if I have any questions or problems with the install process?
Contact us at and we’ll help you out.