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Key points

All remaining GameSpy services were shut down on May 31, 2014 (June 30, 2014 for Electronic Arts titles).[1][2] This affected matchmaking support for most games using it.

Essential improvements[edit]


GameRanger supports many GameSpy games; see GameRanger - Supported Games for a full list.

GameSpy server emulator[edit]

One user examined the protocols and setup of GameSpy, detailing his notes here:

In the set of links includes a server emulator that should function for games like Battlefield 2.


OpenSpy is an open source clone to GameSpy servers

Games using GameSpy[edit]

Games using GameSpy technology for multiplayer. Some releases of these games may have been updated to use other services such as Steamworks (see the individual game pages for details). Most games can be made playable online with one of the alternatives.
This list is generated automatically. To add or update entries simply edit the individual pages (see the editing guide for details). A list of missing games is available on the talk page.
Game Developer Publisher First release Systems LAN Online
Act of War: Direct Action Eugen Systems Atari 15 March 2005
Act of War: High Treason Eugen Systems Atari 24 March 2006
Age of Booty Certain Affinity Capcom 9 March 2009
Aliens versus Predator 2 Monolith Productions Sierra Entertainment, Fox Interactive 30 October 2001
America's Army U.S. Army 4 July 2002
Anno 1701 Related Designs Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software 26 October 2006
AquaNox Massive Development Fishtank Interactive 30 November 2001
Area 51 (2005) Midway Studios Austin Midway Games 6 June 2005
Arma 2 Bohemia Interactive 505 Games, Got Game Entertainment 17 June 2009
Arma: Armed Assault Bohemia Interactive 505 Games, Atari 10 November 2006
Arma: Cold War Assault Bohemia Interactive Codemasters 22 June 2001
Armies of Exigo Black Hole Entertainment Electronic Arts 30 November 2004
Army Men: RTS Pandemic Studios 3DO, 2K Games 24 March 2002
Axis & Allies TimeGate Studios Atari 2 November 2004
Battle Realms Liquid Entertainment Ubisoft 7 November 2001
Battlefield 1942 DICE Electronic Arts 10 September 2002
Battlefield 2 DICE Electronic Arts 21 June 2005
Battlefield 2142 DICE Electronic Arts 17 October 2006
Battlefield Vietnam DICE Canada Electronic Arts 14 March 2004
Battlestations: Midway Eidos Hungary Eidos Interactive, Feral Interactive 30 January 2007
Battlezone II: Combat Commander Pandemic Studios Activision December 1999
Bet On Soldier: Blood Sport Kylotonn Games Microïds 26 September 2005
Blitzkrieg Nival, La Plata Studios 1C Company, Cdv Software Entertainment 4 June 2003
Blood II: The Chosen Monolith Productions GT Interactive, Atari 31 October 1998
Borderlands Gearbox Software, Demiurge Studios 2K Games, Feral Interactive 26 October 2009
Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway Gearbox Software Ubisoft 7 October 2008
Celtic Kings: Rage of War Haemimont Games 27 August 2002
Chaser Cauldron JoWood Productions 30 August 2003
Civilization III Firaxis Games 2K Games 30 October 2001 Mac OS
Civilization IV Firaxis Games 2K Games, Aspyr Media 25 October 2005
Civilization IV: Colonization Firaxis Games 2K Games 22 September 2008
Codename: Eagle Refraction Games Take-Two Interactive 15 November 1999
Codename: Panzers - Cold War InnoGlow, StormRegion Atari, THQ Nordic 10 March 2009
Codename: Panzers - Phase One StormRegion, THQ Nordic THQ Nordic 16 June 2004
Codename: Panzers - Phase Two StormRegion, THQ Nordic THQ Nordic 25 July 2005
Colin McRae Rally 04 Codemasters 2 April 2004
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Codemasters Codemasters, Feral Interactive 27 September 2004
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars DICE Los Angeles Electronic Arts 28 March 2007
Command & Conquer: Generals DICE Los Angeles, EA Pacific Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media 10 February 2003
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 DICE Los Angeles Electronic Arts 28 October 2008
Command & Conquer: Renegade Westwood Studios Electronic Arts 26 February 2002
Company of Heroes Relic Entertainment THQ, Sega 12 September 2006
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts Relic Entertainment THQ, Sega 25 September 2007
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor Relic Entertainment THQ, Sega 9 April 2009
Conan Cauldron TDK Mediactive 19 February 2004
Conflict: Denied Ops Pivotal Games Eidos Interactive 8 February 2008
Conflict: Global Terror Pivotal Games Eidos Interactive, 2K Games 30 September 2005
Contract J.A.C.K. Monolith Productions Sierra Entertainment 11 November 2003
Cossacks: Back to War GSC Game World Cdv Software Entertainment 20 November 2002
Cossacks: European Wars GSC Game World Strategy First, Cdv Software Entertainment 30 November 2000
Cossacks: The Art of War GSC Game World Cdv Software Entertainment 31 March 2002
Crysis Crytek Electronic Arts 13 November 2007
Crysis 2 Crytek, Crytek UK Electronic Arts 22 March 2011
Crysis: Warhead Crytek Electronic Arts 17 September 2008
Daikatana Ion Storm Eidos Interactive 23 May 2000
Damnation Blue Omega Entertainment Codemasters 22 May 2009
Dungeon Defenders Trendy Entertainment Reverb Publishing 19 October 2011
Dungeon Lords Heuristic Park DreamCatcher Interactive, THQ Nordic 5 May 2005
Dungeon Siege II Wargaming Seattle Square Enix 16 August 2005
Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale Bedlam Games Atari 25 May 2011
Dungeons & Dragons: Dragonshard Liquid Entertainment Hasbro Interactive 25 September 2005
Echelon: Wind Warriors Madia Entertainment Buka Entertainment 2002
Empire Earth II Rockstar New England Sierra Entertainment 26 April 2005
Empire Earth III Rockstar New England Sierra Entertainment 6 April 2007
Empires: Dawn of the Modern World Stainless Steel Studios Activision 21 October 2003
F.E.A.R. Monolith Productions, TimeGate Studios Sierra Entertainment, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment 18 October 2005
F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Monolith Productions Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment 10 February 2009
F.E.A.R. Perseus Mandate TimeGate Studios Sierra Entertainment, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment 6 November 2007
Faces of War Best Way 1C Company 16 April 2014
FlatOut 2 Bugbear Entertainment Empire Interactive 21 December 2006
Flock! Proper Games Capcom 7 April 2009
Freedom Force Irrational Games Electronic Arts, 2K Games, Focus Home Interactive, MacPlay 26 March 2002
Freedom Force vs. The 3rd Reich Irrational Games Electronic Arts 15 March 2005
Full Spectrum Warrior Pandemic Studios THQ 21 September 2004
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers Pandemic Studios THQ 4 April 2006
Gangland MediaMobsters Whiptail Interactive 14 February 2004
Gene Troopers Cauldron Playlogic Entertainment 25 December 2006
Genesis Rising: The Universal Crusade Metamorf THQ Nordic 20 March 2007
Ground Control II: Operation Exodus Ubisoft Massive Vivendi Games, Rebellion Developments 18 June 2004
Haegemonia: Legions of Iron Digital Reality Anuman Interactive 2002
Haegemonia: The Solon Heritage Digital Reality Anuman Interactive 2003
Halo: Combat Evolved Bungie Microsoft Studios 30 September 2003
Heretic II Raven Software Activision 31 October 1998 Mac OS
Hidden & Dangerous 2 2K Czech Gathering of Developers, 2K Games 21 October 2003
Highland Warriors United Independent Entertainment 20 January 2003
Homeworld 2 Relic Entertainment Sierra Entertainment, Aspyr Media 16 September 2003
Hunted: The Demon's Forge InXile Entertainment Bethesda Softworks 30 May 2011
I.G.I.-2: Covert Strike Innerloop Studios Codemasters 3 March 2003
Industry Giant 2 JoWood Productions 30 September 2002
Inversion Saber Interactive Bandai Namco Entertainment 8 June 2012
Iron Storm Kylotonn Games Wanadoo, DreamCatcher Interactive 25 October 2002
James Bond 007: Nightfire Gearbox Software Electronic Arts 28 November 2002
Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death Rebellion Developments Evolved Games, Rebellion Developments 17 October 2003
Juiced THQ Digital Studios UK THQ 13 June 2005
Kingpin: Life of Crime Gray Matter Interactive Interplay Entertainment 30 June 1999
Knights of Honor Creative Assembly Sofia Paradox Interactive, Sunflowers Interactive Entertainment Software October 2004
Kohan II: Kings of War TimeGate Studios 21 September 2004
Kohan: Ahriman's Gift TimeGate Studios 6 November 2001
Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns TimeGate Studios 15 March 2001
Legendary Spark Unlimited Gamecock Media Group, Atari, SouthPeak Games 18 November 2008
Legends of Might and Magic New World Computing 3DO, Ubisoft 20 June 2001
Line of Sight: Vietnam NFusion Interactive Retroism 5 March 2003
Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader Reflexive Entertainment Interplay Entertainment 13 August 2003
Lords of the Realm III Impressions Games Sierra Entertainment 17 March 2004
MX vs. ATV Unleashed Rainbow Studios THQ 16 January 2006
Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim 1C Company Paradox Interactive 17 September 2009
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim Cyberlore Studios Paradox Interactive 21 March 2000 Mac OS
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Raven Software, Zoë Mode Activision 24 October 2006
Master of Orion III Quicksilver Software Wargaming, MacSoft 25 February 2003 Mac OS
Max Payne 3 Rockstar Vancouver, Rockstar London, Rockstar Toronto, Rockstar New England, Rockstar San Diego, Rockstar Leeds, Rockstar North Rockstar Games 1 June 2012
MechWarrior: Living Legends Wandering Samurai Studios 26 December 2009
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault 2015 Inc. Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media 22 January 2002
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault DICE Los Angeles Electronic Arts 4 November 2004
Medieval II: Total War Creative Assembly Sega, Feral Interactive 11 November 2006
Medieval: Total War Creative Assembly Activision 20 August 2002
Men of Valor 2015 Inc. THQ Nordic 29 October 2004
Men of War Best Way, Digitalmindsoft 1C Company 10 March 2009
Men of War: Assault Squad Digitalmindsoft 1C Company, Peter Games 25 February 2011
Men of War: Condemned Heroes 1C Company, 1C-SoftClub, Best Way 1C-SoftClub, Peter Games 12 April 2012
Men of War: Vietnam 1C Company, Best Way, N-Game Studios, PIPE studio 1C Company, Morphicon, Lace Mamba Global 9 September 2011
Mercedes-Benz World Racing Synetic TDK Mediactive 15 September 2003
Microsoft Flight Simulator X ACES Studio, Dovetail Games Microsoft Studios 17 October 2006
Midnight Club II Rockstar San Diego Rockstar Games 30 June 2003
Mobile Forces Rage Software Majesco, Sold Out Software 31 May 2002
Moonbase Commander Humongous Entertainment Infogrames, Rebellion Developments 13 August 2002
Moto Racer 3 Delphine Software International Electronic Arts, Infogrames 7 December 2001
MotoGP 08 Milestone S.r.l. Capcom 28 October 2008
MotoGP 2 Black Rock Studio THQ 20 June 2003
Myth III: The Wolf Age MumboJumbo Take-Two Interactive 2 November 2001 Mac OS
NecroVisioN The Farm 51 1C Company, 505 Games, Aspyr Media 27 February 2009
NecroVisioN: Lost Company The Farm 51 1C Company, 505 Games, Aspyr Media 19 February 2010
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 EA Seattle Electronic Arts 21 October 2002
Neverwinter Nights BioWare, Floodgate Entertainment Infogrames 18 June 2002
Neverwinter Nights 2 Obsidian Entertainment Atari 31 October 2006
No Man's Land Related Designs Cdv Software Entertainment 31 August 2003
No One Lives Forever Monolith Productions Fox Interactive, Sierra Entertainment, MacPlay 9 November 2000
O.R.B: Off-World Resource Base Strategy First Strategy First, Mindscape 8 November 2002
Order of War Wargaming Square Enix, Eidos Interactive 22 September 2009
Painkiller People Can Fly DreamCatcher Interactive 12 April 2004
Painkiller: Overdose Mindware Studios DreamCatcher Interactive 30 October 2007
Perimeter KD VISION Codemasters 30 June 2004
Project Eden Core Design Eidos Interactive, Square Enix 8 October 2001
Railroad Tycoon 3 PopTop Software Gathering of Developers, MacSoft, 2K Games 27 October 2003
Rise and Fall: Civilizations at War Stainless Steel Studios, Midway Games San Diego Midway Games 12 June 2006
Rise of Nations Big Huge Games Microsoft Studios 20 May 2003
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Big Huge Games Microsoft Studios 9 May 2006
Road Wars Interactive Vision A/S WarCry Corp 2000
Rogue Trooper Rebellion Developments Eidos Interactive 23 May 2006
Rome: Total War Creative Assembly Sega, Feral Interactive 22 September 2004
Rune Human Head Studios Gathering of Developers 18 November 2000 Mac OS
Rush for Berlin Stormregion Deep Silver 29 October 2009
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat GSC Game World BitComposer Interactive 5 February 2010
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky GSC Game World Deep Silver 22 August 2008
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl GSC Game World THQ 20 March 2007
SAS Secure Tomorrow CI Games 30 September 2008
SWAT 4 Irrational Games Vivendi Games, Sierra Entertainment 5 April 2005
Saints Row 2 Deep Silver Volition THQ, Deep Silver 5 January 2009
Serious Sam II Croteam, Alligator Pit 2K Games, Devolver Digital 11 October 2005
Serious Sam: The First Encounter Croteam Gathering of Developers, Devolver Digital 1 March 2001
Serious Sam: The Second Encounter Croteam Devolver Digital 5 February 2002
Shattered Union PopTop Software 2K Games 15 October 2005
Shogo: Mobile Armor Division Monolith Productions Monolith Productions, Interplay Entertainment, Microïds 15 October 1998 Mac OS
Sid Meier's Railroads! Firaxis Games 2K Games, Feral Interactive 17 October 2006
Sniper Elite Rebellion Developments 18 October 2005
Soldier of Fortune Raven Software Activision 27 March 2000
SpellForce: The Order of Dawn EA Phenomic Encore, JoWood Productions, THQ Nordic 16 December 2003
Star Trek: Armada II Rockstar New England Activision 16 November 2001
Star Wars: Battlefront Pandemic Studios LucasArts 21 September 2004
Star Wars: Battlefront II Pandemic Studios LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios 31 October 2005
Star Wars: Empire at War Petroglyph Games LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios 16 February 2006
Star Wars: Republic Commando LucasArts LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios 4 March 2005
Startopia Mucky Foot Productions Square Enix 15 June 2001
Street Racing Syndicate Eutechnyx Namco 27 September 2004
Stronghold (2001) Firefly Studios Take-Two Interactive, Gathering of Developers, MacSoft 19 October 2001
Stronghold 2 Firefly Studios 2K Games 18 April 2005
Stronghold Crusader Firefly Studios Take-Two Interactive, Gathering of Developers 31 July 2002
Stronghold Legends Firefly Studios 27 October 2009
SuperPower 2 GolemLabs DreamCatcher Interactive, THQ Nordic 11 October 2004
Sword of the Stars Kerberos Productions Paradox Interactive, Lighthouse Interactive 22 August 2006
TOCA Race Driver Codemasters 28 March 2003
TOCA Race Driver 2 Codemasters 15 April 2004
TOCA Race Driver 3 Codemasters Codemasters, Feral Interactive 22 February 2006
Take On Helicopters Bohemia Interactive 27 October 2011
Terrorist Takedown 2 CI Games 4 December 2007
Test Drive Unlimited Eden Games Atari 16 March 2007
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth DICE Los Angeles Electronic Arts 6 December 2004
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II DICE Los Angeles Electronic Arts, New Line Cinema 2 March 2006
The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring Liquid Entertainment Sierra Entertainment 8 November 2003
The Scourge Project: Episode 1 and 2 Tragnarion Studios 9 April 2010
The Stalin Subway Orion Games Buka Entertainment 25 September 2005
The Stalin Subway: Red Veil Orion Games Buka Entertainment 5 October 2006
The Wheel of Time Legend Entertainment GT Interactive 31 October 1999
TimeShift Saber Interactive Sierra Entertainment, Activision 30 October 2007
Titan Quest Iron Lore Entertainment, Demiurge Studios THQ, THQ Nordic 26 June 2006
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter GRIN Ubisoft 9 March 2006
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 GRIN Ubisoft 28 June 2007
Tony Hawk's American Wasteland Neversoft Aspyr Media 6 February 2006
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 Neversoft Activision 28 March 2002 Mac OS
Tony Hawk's Underground Neversoft Activision 2004
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Neversoft Activision 4 October 2004
Tron 2.0 Monolith Productions MacPlay, Disney Interactive Studios 26 August 2003
True Crime: Streets of LA Luxoflux Activision, Aspyr Media 14 May 2004
Turning Point: Fall of Liberty Spark Unlimited Codemasters 26 February 2008
Turok 2: Seeds of Evil Acclaim Studios Austin Acclaim Entertainment 9 February 1999
Unreal Epic Games, Digital Extremes, Legend Entertainment GT Interactive, MacSoft 22 May 1998 Mac OS
Unreal Tournament Epic Games, Digital Extremes GT Interactive 30 November 1999 Mac OS
Unreal Tournament 3 Epic Games Midway Games 19 November 2007
Vietcong Pterodon, 2K Czech Gathering of Developers 26 March 2003
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Relic Entertainment THQ, Sega 20 September 2004
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Dark Crusade Relic Entertainment THQ, Sega 9 October 2006
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Soulstorm Relic Entertainment, Iron Lore Entertainment THQ, Sega 4 March 2008
Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior Kuju Entertainment THQ October 2003
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos Black Hole Entertainment Bandai Namco Entertainment, Deep Silver 14 November 2006
Warrior Kings: Battles Black Cactus Strategy First 30 September 2003
Wings of War Silver Wish Games Gathering of Developers 30 August 2004
World Racing 2 Synetic Playlogic Entertainment 29 September 2005
Worms 3D Team17 Acclaim Entertainment, Sega, Feral Interactive 31 October 2003
Worms 4: Mayhem Team17 Codemasters 5 August 2005
Worms Forts: Under Siege Team17 Sega 19 November 2004
X-COM: Enforcer MicroProse Hasbro Interactive, Infogrames, 2K Games 19 April 2001


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