Best Dating Sim Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,505 Dating Sim 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. Dating Sim game rankings were last updated on 5/26/2024.

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1. Stardew Valley

You've inherited your grandfather's old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home?

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Stardew Valley holds the #1 spot for "best Dating Sim game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 709,860 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 697,622 positive reviews and 12,238 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 2/26/2016
Developer ConcernedApe
Publisher ConcernedApe
Steam App Id 413150

2. Senren*Banka

Senren*Banka is a Japanese-style visual novel produced by Yuzusoft, a Japanese developer of romance VNs. This game commemorated Yuzusoft's 10th anniversary. It won numerous awards on the year of its release in Japan for its art, music, and characters.

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Senren*Banka has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,164 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,955 positive reviews and 209 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Senren*Banka on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $34.99
Release Date 2/14/2020
Franchise 株式会社HIKARI FIELD
Developer Yuzusoft
Publishers
Steam App Id 1144400

3. Aseprite

Aseprite is a pixel-art tool to create 2D animations, sprites, and any kind of graphics for games.

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Aseprite has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,596 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,442 positive reviews and 154 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 not possible to play or run Aseprite on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 2/22/2016
Developer David Capello
Publisher Igara Studio
Steam App Id 431730

4. Helltaker

Helltaker is a short game about sharply dressed demon girls.

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Helltaker has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 118,329 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 115,723 positive reviews and 2,606 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 Helltaker on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 5/11/2020
Developer vanripper
Publisher vanripper
Steam App Id 1289310

5. ATRI -My Dear Moments-

"As the world sank, I found you." In the near future, a sudden and unexplained sea rise has left much of human civilization underwater. In a little town slowly being enveloped by the ocean, an unforgettable summer is about to begin for a boy and a mysterious robot girl...

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ATRI -My Dear Moments- has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,688 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,501 positive reviews and 187 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $20.99 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 $20.99
Release Date 6/18/2020
Franchise ANIPLEX.EXE
Developers
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Steam App Id 1230140

6. 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 #6 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,055 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,935 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

7. Neon White

Neon White is a single-player speedrunning FPS where you can sacrifice your guns for godlike parkour moves.

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Neon White has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,778 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,522 positive reviews and 256 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/16/2022
Franchise Annapurna Interactive
Developer Angel Matrix
Publisher Annapurna Interactive
Steam App Id 1533420

8. Undertale

UNDERTALE! The RPG game where you don't have to destroy anyone.

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Undertale has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 225,658 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 218,099 positive reviews and 7,559 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 9/15/2015
Developer tobyfox
Publisher tobyfox
Steam App Id 391540

9. Steam Engine Simulator

The Steam Engine Simulator shown on AngeTheGreat's YouTube channel.

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Steam Engine Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,682 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,612 positive reviews and 70 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 6/7/2023
Developer Ektorom Software Inc.
Publisher Ektorom Software Inc.
Steam App Id 2381620

10. Persona 4 Golden

A coming of age story that sets the protagonist and his friends on a journey kickstarted by a chain of serial murders.

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Persona 4 Golden has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Dating Sim games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 69,322 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 67,281 positive reviews and 2,041 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 6/13/2020
Franchise ATLUS
Developer ATLUS
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 1113000

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96
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324
6/16/2022
96
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9/15/2015
96
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Steam Engine Simulator steam charts
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95
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Persona 4 Golden steam charts
1,083
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95
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11/23/2015
95
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95
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9/8/2016
95
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A Date with Death steam charts
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Riddle Joker steam charts
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95
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I Wani Hug that Gator! steam charts
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Stardew Valley on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Senren*Banka on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Aseprite on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 1). Helltaker on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). ATRI -My Dear Moments- on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Our Life: Beginnings & Always on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Neon White on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Undertale on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 17). Steam Engine Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Persona 4 Golden on Steam. Steam Store.

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