Best Cozy Games on Steam

Steam currently has 521 Cozy 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. Cozy game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Cats Hidden in Jingle Jam

Find and discover 100 cute cats hidden around a festive holiday village in this FREE hand-drawn hidden object game. Can you find them all?

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Cats Hidden in Jingle Jam holds the #1 spot for "best Cozy game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,847 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,811 positive reviews and 36 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 12/1/2023
Franchise Travellin Cats
Developer Travellin Cats
Publisher Travellin Cats
Steam App Id 2608050

2. Cats Hidden in Paris

Find 100 cats hiding in Paris, France in this cute hand-drawn hidden object game

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Cats Hidden in Paris has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,461 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,312 positive reviews and 149 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 7/16/2023
Franchise Travellin Cats
Developer Travellin Cats
Publisher Travellin Cats
Steam App Id 2313250

3. TOEM: A Photo Adventure

Set off on a delightful expedition and use your photographic eye to uncover the mysteries of the magical TOEM in this hand-drawn adventure game. Chat with quirky characters, solve their problems by snapping neat photos, and make your way through a relaxing landscape!

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TOEM: A Photo Adventure has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,869 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,824 positive reviews and 45 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 9/17/2021
Franchise popagenda
Developer Something We Made
Publishers
Steam App Id 1307580

4. PowerWash Simulator

Release the Pressure with PowerWash Simulator! Wash away your worries with the soothing sounds of high-pressure water. Fire up your power washer and blast away every speck of dirt and grime you can find, all with the simple satisfaction of power-washing to a sparkling finish.

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PowerWash Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 43,950 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 42,775 positive reviews and 1,175 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 7/14/2022
Developer FuturLab
Publisher Square Enix
Steam App Id 1290000

5. Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)

A game about writing nice letters to real people. Write and receive encouraging letters in a cozy room. Trade stickers and listen to chill music. We're all in this together. Sometimes all you need are a few kind words.

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Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,723 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,574 positive reviews and 149 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 9/12/2019
Developer Popcannibal
Publisher Popcannibal
Steam App Id 1070710

6. An Arcade Full of Cats

Journey through gaming history's time and space, while searching for adorable feline companions in 'An Arcade Full of Cats,' the ultimate pet'em up hidden object game.

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An Arcade Full of Cats has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,348 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,284 positive reviews and 64 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 An Arcade Full of Cats on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/16/2023
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 2368470

7. A Castle Full of Cats

A Castle Full of Cats is a catvania hidden object game where you need to find all the cursed cats in the castle. Save each and every cat and unleash the power of love! ♡

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A Castle Full of Cats has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,140 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,121 positive reviews and 19 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play A Castle Full of Cats on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 11/9/2022
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 2070550

8. Lil Gator Game

Embark on an adorable adventure, discover new friends and uncover everything the island has to offer. Climb, Swim, Glide and slide your way into the hearts of the many different characters you meet on your travels!

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Lil Gator Game has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,969 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,931 positive reviews and 38 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/14/2022
Franchise Playtonic Friends
Developer MegaWobble
Publisher Playtonic Friends
Steam App Id 1586800

9. A Building Full of Cats

A Building Full of Cats is a hidden object game where you need to pet all the cats in the building. Don't leave any cats behind!

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A Building Full of Cats has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,469 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,433 positive reviews and 36 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.59 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $1.59
Release Date 7/7/2022
Franchise Devcats
Developer Devcats
Publisher Devcats
Steam App Id 1969080

10. Virtual Cottage

Virtual Cottage gives you a comfy place to rest and be productive without any distractions. Open the game, set yourself a goal and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Virtual Cottage has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Cozy games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,246 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,043 positive reviews and 203 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 Virtual Cottage on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/7/2020
Franchise DU&I
Developer DU&I
Publisher DU&I
Steam App Id 1369320

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). TOEM: A Photo Adventure on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 18). Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to) on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). A Castle Full of Cats on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Lil Gator Game on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). A Building Full of Cats on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Virtual Cottage on Steam. Steam Store.

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