Best Character Customization Games on Steam

Steam currently has 4,996 Character Customization 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. Character Customization game rankings were last updated on 4/26/2024.

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1. Papa's Freezeria Deluxe

Return to Calypso Island to serve seasonal sundae treats in Papa's Freezeria Deluxe! Craft sundaes in the Freezeria for all your quirky customers while earning tips, points and Special Recipes. Switch gears and take a trip in the Food Truck to concoct your own chilly creations and see who shows up!

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Papa's Freezeria Deluxe holds the #1 spot for "best Character Customization game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,233 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,174 positive reviews and 59 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Papa's Freezeria Deluxe on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 3/31/2023
Franchise Papa Louie Games
Developer Flipline Studios
Publisher Flipline Studios
Steam App Id 2291760

2. Our Life: Beginnings & Always

A twenty-dollar bill, four summers, fifteen years, and a one of a kind life. Create an experience that’s all your own in this near-fully customizable visual novel where you grow from childhood to adulthood with the lonely boy next door.

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Our Life: Beginnings & Always has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,016 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,896 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Our Life: Beginnings & Always on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2020
Franchise GB Patch Games
Developer GB Patch Games
Publisher GB Patch Games
Steam App Id 1129190

3. Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a story-rich, party-based RPG set in the universe of Dungeons & Dragons, where your choices shape a tale of fellowship and betrayal, survival and sacrifice, and the lure of absolute power.

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Baldur's Gate 3 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 609,243 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 589,632 positive reviews and 19,611 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $50.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $50.99
Release Date 8/3/2023
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 1086940

4. Fallout: New Vegas

Welcome to Vegas. New Vegas. Enjoy your stay!

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Fallout: New Vegas has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 207,442 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 199,499 positive reviews and 7,943 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Fallout: New Vegas on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/19/2010
Developer Obsidian Entertainment
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Steam App Id 22380

5. A Date with Death

Fight against & romance the one hunting for your soul in A Date with Death, a romance chat simulator where you date(?) the Grim Reaper himself. Create your own character, decorate your apartment, and chat away with the charming yet dangerous Grim Reaper through text and video calls.

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A Date with Death has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,520 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,436 positive reviews and 84 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play A Date with Death on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/7/2023
Franchise Two and a Half Studios
Developer Two and a Half Studios
Publisher Two and a Half Studios
Steam App Id 2415010

6. Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition

The critically acclaimed RPG that raised the bar, from the creators of Baldur's Gate 3. Gather your party. Master deep, tactical combat. Venture as a party of up to four - but know that only one of you will have the chance to become a God.

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 178,855 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 171,610 positive reviews and 7,245 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $44.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $44.99
Release Date 9/14/2017
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 435150

7. West of Loathing

West of Loathing — a slapstick comedy stick-figure wild west adventure role-playing game.

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West of Loathing has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,134 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,933 positive reviews and 201 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $10.99
Release Date 8/10/2017
Developer Asymmetric
Publisher Asymmetric
Steam App Id 597220

8. MADNESS: Project Nexus

MADNESS: Project Nexus is a third-person Run n' Gun / Beat'Em Up filled with arcade-style action and button-mashing brutality. Gun your way through droves of bad guys in the Story Campaign, or build your perfect killing machine in the neverending onslaught of Arena Mode.

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MADNESS: Project Nexus has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,883 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,488 positive reviews and 395 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play MADNESS: Project Nexus on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 9/29/2021
Developer GIBBING TREE, LLC
Publisher GIBBING TREE, LLC
Steam App Id 488860

9. Saints Row: The Third

Get ready for the most out-landish gameplay scenarios ever seen as the Third Street Saints take on the Syndicate!

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Saints Row: The Third has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 67,726 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 64,856 positive reviews and 2,870 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Saints Row: The Third on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/15/2011
Developer Volition
Publisher Deep Silver
Steam App Id 55230

10. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

EPIC FANTASY REBORN The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Character Customization games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 315,697 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 299,447 positive reviews and 16,250 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 11/10/2011
Developer Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Steam App Id 72850

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