300+ 16-Bit Retro Arcade SFX

by The Motion Monkey

Grab this free pack of over 300 original sound effects inspired by the retro arcade games of the late 80’s/early 90’s. New sounds are added by Motion Monkey on a regular basis. Free to use, even in commercial projects.

All sounds in the retro arcade game sounds pack have been produced by us, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. So you’re free to use them, even in commercial games. The full package includes over 300 original retro game sounds inspired by the arcade classics. The pack is updated on a regular basis, adding new retro sounds to the library and making necessary amendments. The best way to find out when a new update is released is to follow us on Twitter @TheMotionMonkey.

If you do use any of the sounds in a game, please let use know, we’d love to see your finished retro games.

It’s also worth mentioning that although the sounds are grouped into broad categories many are multipurpose, so just treat the sound categories/names as a guide.

All suggestions are welcome, so if you need any particular retro styled sounds adding, just use the form below to send us your suggestions and we’ll try to include them in the next update.

The download contains the full set of retro arcade game sounds, in uncompressed 24-bit wav as well as ogg and m4a.