What Does F2P Mean?

The abbreviation F2P means "Free To Play."

F2P is an abbreviation used in online gaming with the meaning "Free To Play." F2P games do not require users to pay to participate. However, F2P players are typically only allowed access to very basic features of the game. Upgrades to higher levels, or to gameplay-enhancing features usually have to be paid for.

Some F2P games are designed to generate revenue through advertisements and sales of related items.

Popular F2P games available in 2019, include Apex Legends, Let It Die and Hearthstone.

"Free To Play" is also abbreviated as FTP.

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When I write F2P, I mean this:

meaning of F2P

"Free To Play"

Summary of Key Points

"Free To Play" is the most common definition for F2P in gaming related communications on apps such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Definition:Free To Play
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of F2P in Sentences

Here's an example of F2P being used in conversation:
  • Helen: I am going to buy the new bundle for Hearthstone. It's only 50 bucks.
  • Jill: That's the secret of F2P! It always costs you money in the end.

Using Numbers in Texts

This video shows the different ways that numbers are used in "text speak":

Example of F2P Used in a Text


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