Best Class-Based Games on Steam

Steam currently has 776 Class-Based 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. Class-Based game rankings were last updated on 5/28/2024.

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1. Deep Rock Galactic

Deep Rock Galactic is a 1-4 player co-op FPS featuring badass space Dwarves, 100% destructible environments, procedurally-generated caves, and endless hordes of alien monsters.

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Deep Rock Galactic holds the #1 spot for "best Class-Based game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 289,274 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 281,023 positive reviews and 8,251 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Deep Rock Galactic on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 5/13/2020
Franchise Coffee Stain
Developer Ghost Ship Games
Publisher Coffee Stain Publishing
Steam App Id 548430

2. 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 #2 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 611,874 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 592,188 positive reviews and 19,686 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

3. Killing Floor

6-player co-op survival horror at its finest! Free updates, free special events and a ridiculous amount of fun!

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Killing Floor has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 65,360 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 62,273 positive reviews and 3,087 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Killing Floor on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 5/14/2009
Developer Tripwire Interactive
Publisher Tripwire Interactive
Steam App Id 1250

4. Rabbit and Steel

RABBIT & STEEL is a co-op action roguelike that recreates the essence of high-level MMO raiding in a randomized, simplified, bunny-sized package. Choose your class, gather your rabbit-eared companions and battle your way to the Moonlit Pinnacle!

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Rabbit and Steel has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,839 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,743 positive reviews and 96 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 5/9/2024
Developer mino_dev
Publisher mino_dev
Steam App Id 2132850

5. 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 #5 spot for the best Class-Based 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 $29.99 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 $29.99
Release Date 12/8/2023
Franchise Hooded Horse
Developer Eremite Games
Publisher Hooded Horse
Steam App Id 1336490

6. Team Fortress 2

Nine distinct classes provide a broad range of tactical abilities and personalities. Constantly updated with new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats!

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Team Fortress 2 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,047,195 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 979,991 positive reviews and 67,204 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Team Fortress 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/10/2007
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 440

7. Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop

Co-operative top-down shooter game available for free. An epic bug hunt featuring a unique blend of co-op play and squad-level tactics.

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Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,279 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,204 positive reviews and 1,075 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/20/2017
Developer Reactive Drop Team
Publisher Reactive Drop Team
Steam App Id 563560

8. Alien Swarm

Co-operative multiplayer game and complete code base available for free.

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Alien Swarm has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,001 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,922 positive reviews and 1,079 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Alien Swarm on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 7/19/2010
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 630

9. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5

Stand and fight for humanity. This arcade shooter takes place in the year 2022, as the Earth Defense Force fends off an all-out attack by unknown life forms. Become an EDF soldier, battle against endless hordes of immense enemies, and restore peace to the earth.

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EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5 has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,851 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,327 positive reviews and 524 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 7/11/2019
Franchise EARTH DEFENSE FORCE SERIES
Developer SANDLOT
Publisher D3PUBLISHER
Steam App Id 1007040

10. Chronicon

Use the magical device known as the Chronicon to travel into the souls and memories of fallen heroes to re-live their grand tales! Epic adventures full of loot and monsters await!

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Chronicon has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Class-Based games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,982 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,491 positive reviews and 491 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 Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Chronicon on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $13.99
Release Date 8/21/2020
Franchise Subworld
Developer Subworld
Publisher Subworld
Steam App Id 375480

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96
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96
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483
5/14/2009
94
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94
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12/8/2023
93
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10/10/2007
93
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158
4/20/2017
93
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7/19/2010
93
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357
7/11/2019
92
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123
8/21/2020
92
$13.99
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465
12/12/2019
91
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5/17/2021
91
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7/28/2021
91
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8/8/2023
91
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1/23/2022
90
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5/12/2023
90
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183
4/12/2024
90
$11.99
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331
7/12/2010
90
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5/20/2024
89
$7.99
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7/28/2021
89
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Against the Storm on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Team Fortress 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Chronicon on Steam. Steam Store.

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