Best Futuristic Linux Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,877 Futuristic games, but not all of them are able to be played on Linux builds. 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. Futuristic game rankings were last updated on 5/26/2024.

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1. I Was a Teenage Exocolonist

Spend your teenage years on an alien planet in this narrative RPG with card-based battles. Explore, grow up, and fall in love. The choices you make and skills you master over ten years will determine the course of your life and the survival of your colony.

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I Was a Teenage Exocolonist holds the #1 spot for "best Linux Futuristic game on Steam" with a Player Score of 93. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,833 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,750 positive reviews and 83 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 8/25/2022
Franchise Northway Games
Developer Northway Games
Publisher Finji
Steam App Id 1148760

2. XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 53,976 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 50,927 positive reviews and 3,049 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.49 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play XCOM: Enemy Unknown on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $1.49
Release Date 10/11/2012
Franchise XCOM Franchise
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Steam App Id 200510

3. Deadeye Deepfake Simulacrum

Embody the ultimate cybernetic corporate agent. Master deadly gunplay, time manipulation, and supernatural abilities. Hack computers, people, even the individual bullets flying at you. Confront the future, and die trying.

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Deadeye Deepfake Simulacrum has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 469 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 465 positive reviews and 4 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 10/13/2022
Developer nodayshalleraseyou
Publisher nodayshalleraseyou
Steam App Id 1545990

4. Huntdown

In the mayhem-filled streets of the future where criminal gangs rule and cops fear to tread, only the bounty hunters can free the city from the corrupt fist of felony. Lay waste to the criminal underworld and make a killing in this hard boiled action comedy arcade shooter.

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Huntdown has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,241 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,073 positive reviews and 168 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 5/12/2021
Franchise Coffee Stain
Developer Easy Trigger Games
Publisher Coffee Stain Publishing
Steam App Id 598550

5. The Great Rebellion

The Great Rebellion is a cyberpunk 2D sidescrolling run'n'gun roguelite using mouse/twinstick-shooter controls. It features randomly generated levels, multiple difficulty modes (including optional permadeath), a dynamic soundtrack and an upgradeable player character.

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The Great Rebellion has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 358 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 355 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. At the moment, it is possible to play The Great Rebellion on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 2/1/2024
Developer Kvltgames
Publisher AIP
Steam App Id 2732820

6. BallisticNG

BallisticNG is a high speed, all thrills anti-gravity combat racer and open modding environment developed as a tribute to old school classics such as Wipeout, Rollcage and Jet Moto.

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BallisticNG has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,002 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,818 positive reviews and 184 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. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 12/14/2018
Developer Neognosis
Publisher Neognosis
Steam App Id 473770

7. Distance

Distance is an atmospheric racing platformer. Fusing futuristic arcade racing with parkour, survive a deadly, mysterious, neon-drenched city by jumping, rotating, and flying.

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Distance has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,947 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,438 positive reviews and 509 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 9/18/2018
Developer Refract
Publisher Refract
Steam App Id 233610

8. Technobabylon

A cyberpunk adventure game from the studio that brought you Gemini Rue and Blackwell! The year is 2087. Genetic engineering is the norm, and an omnipresent AI powers the city. Take control of three citizens of this world as they struggle to understand a deadly conspiracy.

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Technobabylon has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,478 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,397 positive reviews and 81 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 5/21/2015
Developer Technocrat Games
Publisher Wadjet Eye Games
Steam App Id 307580

9. Projekt: Passion - Season 1

A futuristic adult visual novel filled with sex, comedy, drama, violence, and more sex. Go on a fun-filled space adventure and develop relationships with a diverse cast of characters with their own personalities and motivations.

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Projekt: Passion - Season 1 has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,439 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,277 positive reviews and 162 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Projekt: Passion - Season 1 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 5/26/2023
Developer Classy Lemon
Publisher Classy Lemon
Steam App Id 2173800

10. Unnamed Space Idle

Destroy endless waves of alien ships that have all but wiped out humanity in this long form, unfolding, sci-fi idle game. Customize your ship with different weapons and defenses to defeat specific enemy types and utilize a ton of different systems to increase your overall power.

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Unnamed Space Idle has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Linux Futuristic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,413 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,318 positive reviews and 95 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Unnamed Space Idle on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 7/27/2023
Developer Sylv
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Steam App Id 2471100

More Futuristic Linux Games on Steam

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I Was a Teenage Exocolonist steam charts
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8/25/2022
93
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10/11/2012
93
$1.49
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10/13/2022
91
$12.99
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24
5/12/2021
91
$19.99
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2/1/2024
91
$19.99
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4
12/14/2018
90
$14.99
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Distance steam charts
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9/18/2018
90
$24.99
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5/21/2015
90
$14.99
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5/26/2023
89
$11.99
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3,870
7/27/2023
88
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). XCOM: Enemy Unknown on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Deadeye Deepfake Simulacrum on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Huntdown on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). The Great Rebellion on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). BallisticNG on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Distance on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Technobabylon on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 11). Projekt: Passion - Season 1 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Unnamed Space Idle on Steam. Steam Store.

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