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Free billiard games: During an evening spent in the company of your best friend, you played billiards for the first time . Even though you never held a game cue in your hand, you did pretty well: to the point that you and your friend agreed to go back to playing together. In the meantime, however, you would like to deepen the rules of billiards and know the differences between the individual specialties of the game: for this reason, you have searched for some free games on the Web, ending up straight in this guide of mine. Is this the case, am I right? Then let me say that you have come to the right place at the right time.

With today’s tutorial, in fact, I will recommend some free billiards games that you can consider to play from computers, smartphones and tablets, to practice. First, you will find some online services that allow both to play in single player mode and to challenge other users in the flesh. Next, I will also show you a series of programs and applications that you can install on your devices and that allow you to play even when there is no Internet connection available.

How do you say? Is that just what you were looking for? So let’s not waste any more time chatting and get straight to the action. Courage: make yourself comfortable, take five minutes of free time and read the next paragraphs. Carefully follow the instructions I am about to give you, identify the game you prefer and I assure you that, in no time, you will be able to start all the billiards games you want. Happy reading and above all, enjoy!

Free online billiards games

If you are looking for free billiard games to start directly from the browser installed on your computer, you must know that there are various online solutions available to you. Which ones are they? I’ll tell you right away!

8 Ball Pool

8 Ball Pool

8 Ball Pool is among the most popular online billiards games. It is completely free and allows you to play multiplayer against other players in the flesh. As you can tell from its name, it allows you to play 8-ball Pool, a billiard specialty also called 8 Ball. It is therefore one of the best solutions for those who are looking for  free 8 ball pool billiard games . It is also available as an application for Android and iPhone / iPad devices .

To start playing 8 Ball Pools, connected to the official website of Miniclip , the company that developed the game, and click on the Play as guest button , to start a quick game. Alternatively, select the Login with Miniclip ID and Sign in with Facebook options , to connect your Facebook account : in this way, you can synchronize your game progress between multiple devices and you can challenge friends who in turn play 8 Ball Pool .

At this point, select the option of your interest between Play 1 to 1 (to challenge other users), Play Special (to participate in tournaments), Play with Friends (to challenge your friends) and Practice (to loosen up), to start playing. Finally, I point out that 8 Ball Pool allows you to earn money and virtual coins that can be used to get new game cues and much more. In this regard, my guide on how to increase money on 8 Ball Poll may be useful .

Pool Live Pro

Pool Live Pro

Pool Live Pro is a valid solution that you can consider if you are looking for free billiards 9 Ball games , another famous billiard specialty that includes nine marbles numbered from 1 to 9 and a swing ball. The game in question is free and also available as an application for Android and iOS / iPadOS . Requires the use of  Adobe Flash Player .

To start a game, connected to the official Pool Live Pro website , click on the Play Now button and select the Register for free option , to create your account. Then enter the required data in the Username , Email and Password fields, add the check mark necessary to accept the terms of the service and click on the Register for free button . Alternatively, select the Facebook connect option , to log in with your Facebook account.

Regardless of your choice, in the main screen of the game, select the specialty of the billiards you want to play among 8-Ball , Snooker , Blackball and 9-Ball and select the Quick match option , to start a fast game, or the Practice option , to play a training game in single player mode.


Play billiards on Facebook

Facebook is another good solution that you can consider to play billiards online. In fact, on the famous social network there is a section dedicated to games of various kinds, including some billiards titles.

If you consider this the best solution to play billiards online, connected to the main Facebook page and, if you have not already done so, access your account by entering its data in the Email or phone and Password fields , at the top right. Now, find the Explore section visible in the left sidebar, select the Games item and choose the Sports category , to view all sports games, including billiards.

Alternatively, select the Find games tab , at the top left, write ” billiards ” or ” pool ” in the Search games field and choose one of the games visible in the search results. Among those that I would recommend, there are 8 Pool Balls (I already told you about it in the previous lines), Pool Ace , Billiards and  8 Pool Billiards .

Free billiard games to download for PC

If you are wondering if there are free billiard games to download for PC , you will be happy to know that the answer is yes. Here are some solutions of this kind that could be right for you.

Billiards 2 (Windows)

Free games Italian billiards

If you are looking for free Italian billiard games , I think Biliardo 2 is the solution that best suits your needs. In fact, the title in question allows you to play different Italian billiard specialties, such as Goriziana , Carambola , 5 Skittles and many others. It is free and available for Windows PC.

To download Billiards on your computer, connected to the official website of the game , click on the item Download , at the top right, and press the Download the game button , to start the download. Once the download is complete, extract the ZIP package you just obtained and double-click on the setup.exe file .

Now, press the Yes button , to allow the program to make changes to the computer, select the language of your interest ( English or Italian ) and click the Next button five consecutive times. Then wait for the progress bar to reach 100% and press the OK button to complete the installation and close the window.

At this point you are ready to start a new game by choosing the billiard specialty you prefer. Then start Billiards 2, click on the New Game item and choose the game option of your interest among 5 Skittles , Goriziana , Flasks , Carambola , 3 Balls etc.

Billiards 2

Once you’ve made your choice, all you have to do is start playing. Through the pits stick Tilt , marble effect and Mira , you can set the slope of the playing cue, the point at which to hit the ball and how to hit, while using the bar shooting Force can select the shot power ( minimum 0 and maximum 10 ). Finally, set the shooting direction by acting on the table and click on the Throw button , to shoot and hit the ball.

Pool Nation FX Lite (Windows)

Pool Nation FX Lite on Steam

Pool Nation FX Lite is a Windows PC game available for free on Steam , the famous platform developed by Valve that allows you to buy and download numerous computer games. In its free version, Pool Nation FX Lite allows both to challenge other users online and to play in single player mode.

If you think Pool Nation FX Lite is the best solution to play billiards, start Steam and log into your account. If the software in question is not yet installed on your computer, connect to the official Steam website and click on the Install Steam button , at the top right, to start the download. In this regard, my guide on how to download Steam may be useful .

After starting Steam on your computer and logging into your account, select the Shop option located in the menu at the top, write ” Pool Nation FX Lite ” in the Search in shop field and press the magnifying glass icon , to view the search results.

Then click on the preview image of Pool Nation FX Lite and, in the new screen displayed, click on the Start Game button  for the Free-to-Play option . Press, then, on the Next and End buttons , to start the download of the game, and select the option In download (below), to view the remaining time and the downloaded data.

Once the download is complete, press on the Library item  , select Pool Nation FX Lite in the left sidebar and click on the Play button , to start the game. Then choose the Ignore and Continue options and, in the How to play screen , follow the instructions shown on the screen to know the game controls.

At any time, you can press the Esc key on your keyboard to access the main menu of Pool Nation FX and choose the game mode you prefer: Online to take part in an online game or create one; Practice to train at the billiards specialty you prefer ( Billiards Ball 9 , Billiards Ball 8 , Snooker ) or Acrobatic shots that allows you to take part in daily challenges.

In addition, you need to know that Challenge against and Career modes are also available which, however, are blocked for new players. To unlock them you need to use the game coins (10,000 per Challenge against and 49,000 per Career) which you can earn both by playing the other game modes and by purchasing them in exchange for real money.

Alternatively, you can buy one of the DLC available on Steam (starting from 3.99 euros), which allow you to unlock these features and get new items.

Pool! (MacOS)

Playing billiards on Mac

Pool! is a free billiards game for macOS that allows you to play in both single player and multiplayer modes. The ideal solution both for those looking for free single player billiards games against the computer and for those who want to challenge friends and relatives.

To download Pool! on your Mac, open the link provided above, agree to open the Mac App Store and click on the Get and Install buttons , to start the download. If necessary, verify your identity by entering your Apple ID or Touch ID password.

Once the download is complete, press the Open button to start Pool! and start playing. In the main screen of the game, select the item New game , in order to start a new game, and choose the option of your interest: One player to play against the computer or Two player to challenge another person present in your same room .

Made your choice, place the ball on the game table, take aim, set the shooting power through the slider visible in the Power section and click on the Shot button , to shoot.

Free billiard games for smartphones and tablets

How do you say? Would you like to play billiards from smartphones and tablets ? In this case, you need to know that there are several free applications that allow both to start a game in single player mode and to challenge other users. Here are some that might be right for you.

Pooking – Billiards City (Android / iOS / iPadOS)

Pooking - Billiards City

Pooking – Billiards City is a free app for Android and iOS / iPadOS that allows you to play pool in single player mode. The goal is to complete each proposed level to unlock new bars and challenge other increasingly competitive players.

After downloading the app in question from your device store, start it by tapping on its icon on the home screen, press the Accept button , to accept the privacy policy, and tap the ▶ ︎ button, to start playing.

All you have to do now is aim the ball to hit and move your finger on the cue , visible on the left, to choose the shooting power and hit the ball. After knocking out all the marbles on the table, you will advance in level and the difficulty will increase accordingly.

8 Ball Hero (Android / iOS / iPadOS)

8 Ball Hero

8 Ball Hero is the billiard version of the most famous Score! Hero, a game in which you play the role of a soccer player with the aim of becoming an internationally renowned champion. In this case, however, the aim is to bring a billiards player to success by winning games and increasing his reputation. It is available for free for Android and iOS / iPadOS .

To start playing, start 8 Ball Hero, press the Play button , select the character you intend to use, specify its nationality and press the ✓ button, to confirm your choice. At this point, tap on the item Play and follow the instructions shown on the screen to know the game controls and pass the first level.

After that, all you have to do is press the Play button again and complete all the objectives of the new level. By doing so, you can increase your reputation, become a professional player, take part in your first tour, challenge other players and attempt the climb to success.

8 Ball – Kings of Pool (Android / iOS / iPadOS)

8 Ball - Kings of Pool

Among the apps that you can consider to play billiards, 8 Ball – Kings of Pool is definitely worth mentioning . If you’ve never heard of it before, it’s a free application for Android and iOS / iPadOS that allows you to play both in single player and multiplayer mode. Among its main features, the possibility of playing in augmented reality mode certainly stands out.

After downloading and starting 8 Ball – Kings of Pool, press the Play button , to immediately start a new game, or select the Log in option . In the latter case, you can connect your Facebook account and synchronize the game progress between multiple devices.

Regardless of the choice made previously, follow the instructions shown on the screen to know the game controls and complete your first game. Once this is done, in the main screen of 8 Ball – Kings of Pool, choose the game mode you prefer: Custom tablet allows you to start a training game and AR Mode , the mode that allows you to activate augmented reality and transform any surface into a pool table.

Alternatively, you can select one of the available tables (eg O’Neill’s Hall ) to start a game in multiplayer mode. In this case it is necessary to pay a registration fee (using the virtual currency of the game) and, in case of winning, there is a prize.