Second Life

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  • Developer Linden Research, Inc.
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  • Language en

What is Second Life? Second Life is a Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG), but it is not anime fantasy, medieval or anything that you would normally expect from this genre. Second Life is like having a new life online. With your Second Life avatar, you can do almost everything you do in the real world, everything you find in the game is created by other players. You can also create your own experiences and content to share with other players. This is our Second Life download page.

Key Features of the Second Life game

  • Play games, enjoy live music, start a virtual relationship, travel, and many other experiences.
  • Choose to purchase your own Second Life property on a developed land or construct your dream house from scratch.
  • Start a virtual business, sell your products and services to other Second Life users, and make a profit in the real world. All of this can be administered through the user-friendly and clutter-free Second Life dashboard.
  • Connect with people from all over the world and indulge yourself in a virtual world, where you can find a quick escape from the stress and challenges in your real life.

Is Second Life Free?

Yes, the basis game is for free and you don't have to pay to create a Second Life account. However, there are items that are only accessible through in-app purchases. All of these items are for sale through the Second Life marketplace.

Additionally, you can consider becoming a Premium Member. This gives you a small weekly income, access to premium gifts and experiences, and much more. A Second Life Premium membership costs between $8.25 and $11.99 per month.

Other Platforms

The Second Life app is available as a desktop program for Windows, you can get it by clicking on the green download button at the top of this page. You can also run this game on Mac and Linux computers. To start your new virtual life, you will have to become part of the community by signing up on the Second Life login page.

Besides the original Second Life Viewer, there are also a couple of alternative third-party applications through which you can access the Second Life ecosystem. The most renowned alternative is called Firestorm Second Life, you can read more about Firestorm here.

System Requirements

  • Windows: Windows 10 or 8, 1 GB RAM and at least a NVIDIA geForce 6600 or ATI Radeon 9500 graphics card.
  • Mac: macOS 10.9 or higher, 1 GB RAM and an ATI Radeon 9200/NVIDIA GeForce 2 or newer.
  • Linux: Any modern 32-bit Linux environment, 512 RM RAM and at least a NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or ATI Radeon 8500 graphics card.

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