Pirated Games Mega Thread
You will need to install all of these before downloading any games (legitimate or pirated!) to stop games crashing due to missing software on your computer:
You will likely need a VPN to download torrents to avoid receiving Copyright notices from your ISP - unless, your country does not care about piracy. Read more in the VPN section further in this thread. Torrents are P2P downloads - you download from other people who have downloaded the file. No servers are involved.
- 1337X - Do not download torrents uploaded by IGG games.
- Mac Torrents
Direct Download Sites:
Direct Downloads are any normal download. You download the file from a server through a web browser. It is significantly safer to download this way and you will not need a VPN. In some cases, you will need a VPN to access blocked filehost sites (e.g. ZippyShare is blocked in some EU countries). It is recommended to use a Download Manager mentioned further down the Mega Thread to help manage your downloads.
- Archive.org - ClassicPCGames
- CrackHub - for scene games and FitGirl repacks.
- CrackHub [Scene Games] - takes you directly to CrackHub213's scene uploads.
- CS.RIN.RU - Steam Underground Community
- DownloadHa - use Google Translate.
- Game-2U - For PS4 games (use FastForward extension to bypass ad shortlinks)
- GOG Games
- iPhone Cake - For cracked iOS apps and games.
- Mobilisim - Android apps and games.
- MyAbandonware - Old/retro games.
- OldGamesDownload - Old games.
- Online-Fix - Online multiplayer games.
- SKlauncher - for Minecraft.
Note: these are not for online games. Do not use cheats in online games!
- Fearless Revolution - has Cheat Engine tables.
- FLiNG Trainers
- GameCopyWorld - also has crack only / NoCD fixes.
Repacks are highly compressed games, designed for people with slow/limited internet bandwidth. Once you download them, you must install them on your computer which can take a long time due to file decompression.
- CPG Repacks
- DODI Repacks
- FitGirl Repacks
- Gnarly Repacks
- KaOs Krew
- Kapital Sin
- M4ckD0ge Repacks
- Masquerade Repacks (moved to KaOs Krew)
- Mr DJ
- R.G. Catalyst
- R.G. Mechanics
- R.G. Revenants
- Tiny Repacks
Please note, none of these sites provide downloads, only information on Scene/P2P releases. Looking to see if a game is cracked? Check here!
- CrackForecast - joke subreddit to answer "When will X game be cracked?" question.
- r/RepackWatchers - For repacks only.
- r/RepackWorld - For repacks only. Sister subreddit of r/PiratedGames
- Edge Emulation
- Emu Paradise - Use this script to download.
- The Eye
- r/ROMS Mega Thread
- Vimm's Lair
- Bsnes - for SNES games.
- Cemu - for Wii U games.
- Citra - for 3DS games.
- DeSmuME - for DS games.
- Dolphin Emulator - for GameCube / Wii games.
- DuckStation - for PlayStation 1 games.
- ePSXe - for PlayStation 1 games.
- KEGA Fusion - for SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive games.
- MAME - for Arcade games.
- MelonDS - for DS games.
- mGBA - for GBAgames.
- No$GBA - for GBA and DS games.
- Project64 - for Nintendo 64 games.
- PCSX2 - for PS2 games.
- PPSSPP - for PSP games.
- RCPS3 - for PS3 games.
- Ryujinx - for Nintendo Switch games.
- Snes9x - for SNES games.
- Yuzu - for Nintendo Switch games.
- Xemu - for original XBOX games.
- Xenia - for XBOX 360 games.
- ZSNES - for SNES games.
- LibreTorrent - for Android devices.
Direct Downloading Software:
- Auto CreamAPI - Automatically set your game up for CreamAPI.
- Auto Steamworks Fix Tool - Automatically create Steamworks Fixes.
- CreamAPI - Unlock pirated DLCs on legitimate Steam Games.
- Goldberg Steam Emulator
- Lucky Patcher - Patch Android Apps (better with root)
- LumaPlay (for UPlay)
- Nemirtingas Epic Emulator
- Origin DLC unlocker
- RIN SteamInternals - A Broad Collection of Steam Tools
- Sims 4 Updater - Updater tool for pirated version of The Sims 4
- Achievement Watcher
- Bitwarden - Open source password manager.
- Parsec - play local multiplayer games from anywhere.
- RapidCRC - Verify checksums and generate hash info.
- Tor Browser
For Microsoft products (Windows/Office) you can use MAS to activate them.
For Adobe products, visit monkrus.ws.
Useful Browser Extensions:
Tor is NOT a VPN, it will not protect you when torrenting!
- Bittorrent - Same as Utorrent, has ads, trackers, and is unsafe.
- Utorrent - Same as Bittorrent, has ads, trackers, and is unsafe.
- CCleaner - Owned by Avast.
- Avast - Notorious for collecting and selling user data.
Untrusted sites / uploaders:
- Nexus Games - malicious downloads
- steam-repacks - same as Nexus Games
- WorldOfPCGames - same as Nexus Games
- AGFY - scam links
- IGG Games / PC Games Torrents - they doxxed mercs213 (owner of GoodOldDownloads), package their own DRM in indie games and exploit you for ad revenue.
- BBRepacks - Fake BlackBox Repacks, contain malware.
- LoadGames (clone of IGG games)
- OceanOfGames - High malware risk.
- xGIROx - repacks contain bitcoin miners.
- Seyter - repacks contain bitcoin miners.
- SteamUnlocked / GOG Unlocked - slow downloads, malicious link redirects and uploads stolen from IGG Games.
- cracked-games - Malware Risk.
- crackingpatching - Malware Risk.
- RepackGames - mislabel games and steal releases.
- Pirate Bay - Malware Risk.
- Kickass Torrents - Malware Risk.
- Wifi4games - malware downloads.
- Downloadly - contains cryptominers
- Any site with a scene group name in the URL - SCENE GROUPS DON'T HAVE SITES!
(c) Monarch 2021