Best CRPG Games on Steam

Steam currently has 1,239 CRPG 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. CRPG game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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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 CRPG game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. 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

2. 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 #2 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 179,050 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 171,800 positive reviews and 7,250 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

3. Slay the Princess

You're here to slay the princess. Don't believe her lies.

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Slay the Princess has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,805 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,516 positive reviews and 289 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.99 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 $17.99
Release Date 10/23/2023
Franchise Black Tabby Games
Developer Black Tabby Games
Publisher Black Tabby Games
Steam App Id 1989270

4. Fear & Hunger 2: Termina

F&H 2: Termina is oppressive, relentless and hopeless. A mix of jRPG and Survival Horror. Turn-based combat meets resource management. 3 days to explore the wicked town of Prehevil and find out about its dark secrets. 3 days until the pale and sickly green moon rises at its apex. Termina is upon us!

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Fear & Hunger 2: Termina has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,955 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,782 positive reviews and 173 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 12/9/2022
Developer Miro Haverinen
Publisher Miro Haverinen
Steam App Id 2171440

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 CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,437 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,273 positive reviews and 1,164 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. Farmer Against Potatoes Idle

Pick up your sword and fight off waves of Potatoes by upgrading your stats constantly, use Equipment, choose between different Classes, put your many Talents to good use, and so much more designed to keep you entertained for a long time.

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Farmer Against Potatoes Idle has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,219 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,014 positive reviews and 205 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 8/25/2022
Developer Oni Gaming
Publisher Oni Gaming
Steam App Id 1535560

7. Caves of Qud

Caves of Qud is a science fantasy roguelike epic steeped in retrofuturism, deep simulation, and swathes of sentient plants. Come inhabit an exotic world and chisel through layers of thousand-year-old civilizations.

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Caves of Qud has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,191 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,851 positive reviews and 340 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 7/15/2015
Developer Freehold Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 333640

8. Disco Elysium - The Final Cut

Disco Elysium - The Final Cut is a groundbreaking role playing game. You’re a detective with a unique skill system at your disposal and a whole city to carve your path across. Interrogate unforgettable characters, crack murders or take bribes. Become a hero or an absolute disaster of a human being.

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Disco Elysium - The Final Cut has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #8 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 92,196 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 86,050 positive reviews and 6,146 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 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 $39.99
Release Date 10/15/2019
Developer ZA/UM
Publisher ZA/UM
Steam App Id 632470

9. Shadows Over Loathing

Shadows over Loathing — a slapstick-figure comedy adventure-RPG full of mobsters, monsters, and mysteries.

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Shadows Over Loathing has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #9 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,723 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,618 positive reviews and 105 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $22.99 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 $22.99
Release Date 11/11/2022
Developer Asymmetric
Publisher Asymmetric
Steam App Id 1939160

10. Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game

You've just unearthed the classic post-apocalyptic role-playing game that revitalized the entire CRPG genre. The Fallout® SPECIAL system allows drastically different types of characters, meaningful decisions and development that puts you in complete control. Explore the devastated ruins of a golden age civilization.

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Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #10 spot for the best CRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,781 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,600 positive reviews and 1,181 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, it is possible to play Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/1/2015
Developer Interplay Inc.
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Steam App Id 38400

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Slay the Princess on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Fear & Hunger 2: Termina on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Against the Storm on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Farmer Against Potatoes Idle on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Caves of Qud on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Disco Elysium - The Final Cut on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 11). Shadows Over Loathing on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Fallout: A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game on Steam. Steam Store.

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