Best Class-Based Steam Deck Games

Steam currently has 778 Class-Based games, but not all of them can be played on the Steam Deck. Explore our list with 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. Class-Based game rankings were last updated on 5/29/2024.

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1. 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 holds the #1 spot for "best Class-Based Steam Deck game" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 612,546 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 592,845 positive reviews and 19,701 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 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 $59.99
Release Date 8/3/2023
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 1086940

2. Against the Storm

A dark fantasy city builder where you must rebuild civilization in the face of apocalyptic rains. As the Queen’s Viceroy, lead humans, beavers, lizards, foxes, and harpies to reclaim the wilderness and secure a future for civilization's last survivors.

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Against the Storm has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,444 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,282 positive reviews and 1,162 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.49 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 $19.49
Release Date 12/8/2023
Franchise Hooded Horse
Developer Eremite Games
Publisher Hooded Horse
Steam App Id 1336490

3. Necesse

Build, quest, and conquer across an infinite procedurally generated world. Play alone or with friends as you establish a settlement and explore deep dungeons, fight monsters and bosses, mine rare ores, craft magical equipment, recruit specialists for your colony, and more!

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Necesse has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,940 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,219 positive reviews and 721 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 12/12/2019
Franchise Hooded Horse
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Steam App Id 1169040

4. FINAL FANTASY

The original FINAL FANTASY comes to life with completely new graphics and audio! A remodeled 2D take on the first game in the world-renowned FINAL FANTASY series! Enjoy the timeless story told through charming retro graphics.

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FINAL FANTASY has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,734 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,419 positive reviews and 315 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 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 $11.99
Release Date 7/28/2021
Developer Square Enix
Publisher Square Enix
Steam App Id 1173770

5. Deathbulge: Battle of the Bands

A turn-based RPG where you play as DEATHBULGE, a 3-piece band of dysfunctional goofballs who unknowingly stumble into a cursed battle of the bands contest, where all entrants can attack with music and must fight to the death.

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Deathbulge: Battle of the Bands has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 392 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 389 positive reviews and 3 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 8/8/2023
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Steam App Id 1083790

6. FINAL FANTASY III

The original FINAL FANTASY III comes to life with completely new graphics and audio! A remodeled 2D take on the third game in the world-renowned FINAL FANTASY series! Enjoy the timeless story told through charming retro graphics.

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FINAL FANTASY III has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,861 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,741 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.99 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 $17.99
Release Date 7/28/2021
Developer Square Enix
Publisher Square Enix
Steam App Id 1173790

7. Potato Flowers in Full Bloom

Explore an underground labyrinth in search of mythical seeds in this 3D dungeon crawler RPG! Leaving things to chance will prove fatal🌱Explore underground labyrinths, expanding your range of actions as you go🌿Light up the path, defeat those in front of you, grow stronger, and unravel the mysteries

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Potato Flowers in Full Bloom has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 433 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 415 positive reviews and 18 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.31 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 $13.31
Release Date 3/10/2022
Developer Pon Pon Games
Publisher PLAYISM
Steam App Id 1601280

8. Crystal Project

Crystal Project is a non-linear JRPG where you are the maker of your own adventure. Explore the world while you find Crystals, unlock classes, learn abilities, and create a strategy capable of taking down the world's toughest bosses. Or just stick to exploring; it's up to you.

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Crystal Project has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,884 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,750 positive reviews and 134 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 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 $13.99
Release Date 3/31/2022
Developer Andrew Willman
Publisher Andrew Willman
Steam App Id 1637730

9. Nobody Saves the World

Transform from a featureless nobody into a SLUG, a GHOST and a DRAGON in this new take on Action RPGs from the creators of Guacamelee! Discover 15+ distinct Forms, mix-and-match their abilities, clear evolving dungeons and... SAVE THE WORLD!?

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Nobody Saves the World has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,416 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,926 positive reviews and 490 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 1/18/2022
Franchise DrinkBox Studios
Developer DrinkBox Studios
Publisher DrinkBox Studios
Steam App Id 1432050

10. Let's! Revolution!

Let’s! Revolution! is a colorful roguelite puzzle mashup about stopping a narcissistic King from ruining your world. Flip tiles to uncover the hidden path to the King. Use deductive reasoning to avoid his cronies or take them all down in strategic turn-based combat.

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Let's! Revolution! has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Class-Based Steam Deck games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 272 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 259 positive reviews and 13 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.99 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 $13.99
Release Date 7/19/2023
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Steam App Id 2111090

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Baldur's Gate 3 steam charts
73,948
8/3/2023
96
$59.99
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Against the Storm steam charts
1,706
12/8/2023
93
$19.49
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Necesse steam charts
488
12/12/2019
91
$14.99
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FINAL FANTASY steam charts
55
7/28/2021
91
$11.99
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Deathbulge: Battle of the Bands steam charts
3
8/8/2023
91
$19.99
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FINAL FANTASY III steam charts
37
7/28/2021
89
$17.99
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Potato Flowers in Full Bloom steam charts
3
3/10/2022
88
$13.31
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Crystal Project steam charts
24
3/31/2022
88
$13.99
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Nobody Saves the World steam charts
100
1/18/2022
88
$24.99
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Let's! Revolution! steam charts
2
7/19/2023
87
$13.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Baldur's Gate 3 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Against the Storm on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Necesse on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). FINAL FANTASY on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Deathbulge: Battle of the Bands on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). FINAL FANTASY III on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Potato Flowers in Full Bloom on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Crystal Project on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Nobody Saves the World on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Let's! Revolution! on Steam. Steam Store.

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