Best Basketball Games on Steam

Steam currently has 173 Basketball games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Basketball game rankings were last updated on 5/18/2024.

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1. KUNKUN Defender

KUNKUN Defender is an FPS + tower defense game where players need to resist zombie invasions in different regions affected by a virus outbreak until a helicopter comes for rescue.

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KUNKUN Defender holds the #1 spot for "best Basketball game on Steam" with a Player Score of 91. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 538 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 526 positive reviews and 12 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 5/3/2024
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Steam App Id 2902540

2. Salamander County Public Television

Become a professional thing-doer! Complete wacky assignments for Salamander County's local TV station, and solve the mystery of why nearly everyone in the county suddenly disappeared.

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Salamander County Public Television has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 150 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 144 positive reviews and 6 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/29/2022
Developer Tinzone Games
Publisher Tinzone Games
Steam App Id 1521810

3. RoboDunk

DUNK FROM SPACE in the 1st basketball roguelite! Smash and blast in the replayable single player and coop campaign: buy robots, upgrade their stats and unlock tons of new skills. Choose your path among different opponents, traps and rewards.. Up to 4 players versus where every match is different!

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RoboDunk has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 56 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 56 positive reviews and 0 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 9/25/2023
Franchise Jollypunch Games
Developer Jollypunch Games
Publisher Jollypunch Games
Steam App Id 1557720

4. Pile Up! Box by Box

Pile Up! ticks all the right boxes as a family-friendly cooperative 3D platformer! Jump up, slide down, play together and carry the load!

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Pile Up! Box by Box has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 81 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 79 positive reviews and 2 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 3/18/2021
Franchise HandyGames
Developer Seed by Seed
Publisher HandyGames
Steam App Id 1109820

5. Blacktop Hoops

Blacktop Hoops is the ultimate VR basketball game and sports experience. Embark on a hoops journey in career mode, ball against bots, hang out with friends in online courts, or climb the rankings in competitive pickup games. Do you have what it takes to become the GOAT?

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Blacktop Hoops has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 715 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 647 positive reviews and 68 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 5/16/2024
Developer Vinci Games
Publisher Vinci Games
Steam App Id 1945250

6. Class Escape

There are two types of test-takers. Those that take and beat it, and those that miserably fail it. Either case, he waits for your attempt.

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Class Escape has achieved a Player Score of 84, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 52 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 51 positive reviews and 1 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $6.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $6.99
Release Date 3/25/2022
Developer OneMac
Publisher OneMac
Steam App Id 1911560

7. Basketball Classics

5 on 5 Pro Basketball born from the golden era of sports games. This spiritual successor to the 8-bit ballers bridges the gap between retro and today’s simulation games. Side-scrolling, sweaty arcade action with simplified 3-button gameplay and retro vibes galore.

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Basketball Classics has achieved a Player Score of 83, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 161 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 149 positive reviews and 12 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/18/2019
Developer Namo Gamo
Publisher Namo Gamo
Steam App Id 819630

8. First Person Hooper

An immersive, solo basketball experience with arcade-style, first-person shooter gameplay. Score creatively by utilizing timing, movement, and skill. Compete against other players on leaderboards in score and time attack modes or master your jump shot in free play. Get buckets and chill.

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First Person Hooper has achieved a Player Score of 83, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 33 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 33 positive reviews and 0 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 2/28/2023
Developer Ejo
Publisher Starch Digital
Steam App Id 2296850

9. LiM Beyond One-on-One Basketball

LiM Beyond One-on-One Basketball: In a nutshell, the game involves two pads that bounce the ball to hit the opponent's basket. There is an arcade mode that includes 15 balls! The game's simplistic setup makes it suitable for players of all skill levels and ages.

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LiM Beyond One-on-One Basketball has achieved a Player Score of 81, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23 positive reviews and 0 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 7/27/2023
Developer Less is More
Publisher Less is More
Steam App Id 2410970

10. NBA 2K11

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NBA 2K11 has achieved a Player Score of 80, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Basketball games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 49 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 46 positive reviews and 3 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and is not available to play on Windows, Mac OS, or Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 10/6/2010
Steam App Id 65950

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). KUNKUN Defender on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Salamander County Public Television on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). RoboDunk on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Pile Up! Box by Box on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Blacktop Hoops on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Class Escape on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Basketball Classics on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). First Person Hooper on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). LiM Beyond One-on-One Basketball on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2023, July 21). NBA 2K11 on Steam. Steam Store.

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