Best JRPG Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,688 JRPG 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. JRPG game rankings were last updated on 5/25/2024.

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1. Touhou Mystia's Izakaya

A brand new pixel art restaurant simulator based on the Touhou Project! Play as Mystia, the owner of a small izakaya. Collect ingredients by day, cater to the customers by night, learn recipes from familiar characters, and become the best izakaya owner in all of Gensokyo!

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Touhou Mystia's Izakaya holds the #1 spot for "best JRPG game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,632 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,356 positive reviews and 276 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 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 $5.99
Release Date 10/1/2021
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Steam App Id 1584090

2. South Park™: The Stick of Truth™

From the perilous battlefields of the fourth-grade playground, a young hero will rise, destined to be South Park’s savior. From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes an epic quest to become… cool. Introducing South Park™: The Stick of Truth™.For a thousand years, the battle has been waged.

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South Park™: The Stick of Truth™ has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 61,005 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 59,555 positive reviews and 1,450 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 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 $7.49
Release Date 3/5/2014
Developer Obsidian Entertainment
Publisher Ubisoft
Steam App Id 213670

3. OMORI

Explore a strange world full of colorful friends and foes. When the time comes, the path you’ve chosen will determine your fate... and perhaps the fate of others as well.

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OMORI has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 68,489 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 66,801 positive reviews and 1,688 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 12/25/2020
Developer OMOCAT, LLC
Publisher OMOCAT, LLC
Steam App Id 1150690

4. Grimm's Hollow

A spooky, freeware RPG where you search the afterlife for your brother. Reap ghosts with your scythe, explore haunted caves, and eat ghostly treats on your journey through death.

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Grimm's Hollow has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,947 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,773 positive reviews and 174 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 Grimm's Hollow on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/30/2019
Developer ghosthunter
Publisher ghosthunter
Steam App Id 1170880

5. Volcano Princess

Prepare the next monarch by finding her hobbies, training her for battle, and befriending the citizens she'll one day protect. Dive into an all-new parenting-simulator-RPG adventure, where every decision you make will not only affect the future of your daughter but that of an entire empire!

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Volcano Princess has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 32,597 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 31,886 positive reviews and 711 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Volcano Princess on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $10.99
Release Date 4/20/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
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Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 1669980

6. 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 #6 spot for the best JRPG 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

7. Finding Paradise

A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying man's memories to fulfill his last wish.

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Finding Paradise has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,058 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,699 positive reviews and 359 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 Finding Paradise on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/14/2017
Franchise Freebird Games
Developer Freebird Games
Publisher Freebird Games
Steam App Id 337340

8. Persona 5 Royal

Don the mask and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts as they stage grand heists, infiltrate the minds of the corrupt, and make them change their ways!

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Persona 5 Royal has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 68,552 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 66,406 positive reviews and 2,146 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 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 $59.99
Release Date 10/20/2022
Franchise ATLUS
Developer ATLUS
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 1687950

9. Mirror

This is a game that combines match-3, GALGAME elements and beauties. If you want to learn more about those beauties, you need to best them first. How the story goes is choice-based so your choices will ultimately decide their fate.

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Mirror has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 85,864 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 82,915 positive reviews and 2,949 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Mirror on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 4/19/2018
Developer KAGAMI WORKs
Publisher Paradise Project
Steam App Id 644560

10. Word Game: Episode 0

Word game is literally a game of words. Player controls "I" to find clues between lines, delete words to change the meaning of sentences, or shift words to rewrite facts. “I” must be wise and brave enough complete the mission of words. May the best "I” win!

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Word Game: Episode 0 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best JRPG games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,446 positive reviews and 53 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Word Game: Episode 0 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/14/2021
Developer Team9
Publisher Team9
Steam App Id 1507970

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Touhou Mystia's Izakaya on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). South Park™: The Stick of Truth™ on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). OMORI on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Grimm's Hollow on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Volcano Princess on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Persona 4 Golden on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Finding Paradise on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Persona 5 Royal on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Mirror on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 24). Word Game: Episode 0 on Steam. Steam Store.

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