11 Free Game Backgrounds

Hello Friend!

Today I present an excellent selection of sites with free horizontal backgrounds. They are perfect for those who develop 2D games in popular genres, for example: platformers, puzzles, arcades, adventures and much more. Here you will find different styles and perhaps one of the options will suit you. All works can be used for commercial purposes. Nevertheless, I recommend you to study the license more carefully on each site.

So, here is my recommendation list.

1) Download Free Desert Scrolling 2D Game Backgrounds

Excellent quality. Interesting style. Ability to create infinite scrolling and Parallax effect.


2) Download Free Fairy-Tale Game Backgrounds

Awesome performance. You can do Parallax effect and infinite scrolling. Great work!


3) Download Free Cartoon Parallax 2D Backgrounds

Perfect for children’s games, for example, as a background for puzzles.


4) Download Free Horizontal 2D Game Backgrounds

Beautiful colors. Also there is the possibility of creating infinite scrolling. Suitable for creating runner game.


5) Download Industrial Background 2D

Interesting colors. I recommend it for logical games.


6) Download 2D Backgrounds Set

Great job. Suitable for the background for many casual games, for example Match3.


7) Download Forest scene

Colorful and bright background. Good quality work!


8) Download Free Pixel BG

For fans of pixel art. Ability to create Parallax effect.


9) Download Nature Parallax Background

Pleasant colors. High quality.


10) Download 3 Free Game Backgrounds

3 high-quality backgrounds divided into layers for the possibility of creating a Parallax effect.


11) Download Pixel art Game Art Background

Another background for fans of pixel art.



Comments ( 4 )
  1. Saurav banerjee
    March 31, 2018 at 9:33 pm

    hey buddy . you are doing an amazing job here . I just want to ask you can I use your free game assets for my game as it is ? is there any kind of trouble waiting for me in future if I use this ?

    • Sujit Yadav
      April 6, 2018 at 9:52 am

      Hi Saurav,

      You can use these assets in your game. You can give the credits to the respective owner. There will be no problem at all. Enjoy and keep making games.

      • Juan
        June 8, 2020 at 7:08 am

        Hola Buenas noches, pregunta, como se a quien corresponde cada fondo, si necesito utilizarlos o utilizar alguno, para referenciar el autor y no caer en temas legales, gracias.

        • Sujit Yadav
          August 31, 2020 at 12:02 pm

          Son gratis. Úsalos sin preocupaciones. No hay necesidad de crédito también.

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