Best Mars Games on Steam

Steam currently has 240 Mars 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. Mars game rankings were last updated on 5/25/2024.

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1. The Planet Crafter: Prologue

Experience the first stages of terraforming an entire planet in this space survival open world terraforming crafting game prologue. Explore, survive, collect, build your base then create oxygen, heat and pressure to make an hostile planet livable for humanity.

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The Planet Crafter: Prologue holds the #1 spot for "best Mars game on Steam" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,253 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,913 positive reviews and 340 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, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 12/19/2021
Developer Miju Games
Publisher Miju Games
Steam App Id 1830840

2. Mars First Logistics

Build physically simulated rovers and transport awkwardly shaped cargo across the surface of Mars. Earn funds, unlock new parts, and use your ingenuity to help the martians establish a new home. Playable solo or in online co-op!

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Mars First Logistics has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 861 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 837 positive reviews and 24 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 6/22/2023
Developer Shape Shop
Publishers
Steam App Id 1532200

3. Jamestown

Jamestown: Legend Of The Lost Colony is a neo-classical top-down shooter for up to 4 players, set on 17th-century British Colonial Mars. It features all the intensity, depth, and lovingly handcrafted pixels of a classic arcade shooter, with a modern twist: deeply-integrated cooperative gameplay.

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Jamestown has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,304 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,172 positive reviews and 132 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 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 $9.99
Release Date 6/8/2011
Developer Final Form Games
Publisher Final Form Games
Steam App Id 94200

4. Red Planet Farming

Become the first Agricultural Director of Mars in Red Planet Farming! This casual strategy game tasks players with producing enough food to feed a growing population of settlers on the red planet.

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Red Planet Farming has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 780 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 750 positive reviews and 30 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, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 5/25/2020
Developers
Publisher Nina Demirjian
Steam App Id 1288170

5. Farlanders

Terraform, strategize, and construct a Martian colony in this retro-inspired turn-based city builder. Create a comfortable living for your citizens, research alien artifacts, and uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.

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Farlanders has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 463 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 440 positive reviews and 23 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, it is possible to play Farlanders on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 1/17/2023
Franchise Crytivo
Developer Andriy Bychkovskyi
Publisher Crytivo
Steam App Id 1318740

6. Red Faction Guerrilla Steam Edition

Set 50 years after the climactic events of the original Red Faction, Red Faction: Guerrilla allows players to take the role of an insurgent fighter with the newly re-established Red Faction movement as they battle for liberation from the oppressive Earth Defense Force.

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Red Faction Guerrilla Steam Edition has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,541 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,796 positive reviews and 745 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 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 9/15/2009
Developers
Publisher Deep Silver
Steam App Id 20500

7. Plan B: Terraform

Terraform a lifeless rock into a lush and habitable world. Build trucks, trains and sprawling factories on an enormous hexagonal planet. Grow its population to millions. Enjoy a dynamic simulation of atmosphere, temperature, water and forests.

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Plan B: Terraform has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,039 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,866 positive reviews and 173 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Plan B: Terraform on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 2/15/2023
Developer Gaddy Games
Publisher Gaddy Games
Steam App Id 1894430

8. DOOM 3

A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporation's (UAC) Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, you must fight your way to hell and back against a horde of evil monsters.

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DOOM 3 has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,208 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,432 positive reviews and 776 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play DOOM 3 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 8/3/2007
Developer id Software
Publisher id Software
Steam App Id 9050

9. SpaceKraft!

Gather crystals, repair/run crafting facilities, upgrade your spaceship, build machines, explore the open world, find your way back to mother earth.

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SpaceKraft! has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 66 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 66 positive reviews and 0 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.19 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $10.19
Release Date 5/27/2024
Franchise Hawthorn Games
Developers
Publishers
Steam App Id 1703020

10. CosmoOdyssey:Trip to Mars

CosmoOdyssey: Trip to Mars is a first-person spaceship adventure with a special Ukrainian flavor.

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CosmoOdyssey:Trip to Mars has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Mars games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 111 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 108 positive reviews and 3 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 8/18/2022
Developer Brenntkopf Studio Kharkiv
Publisher BrenntKopf Publishing
Steam App Id 2084010

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90
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5/25/2020
90
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88
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9/15/2009
87
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35
2/15/2023
87
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8/3/2007
87
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1
5/27/2024
86
$10.19
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8/18/2022
86
$3.99
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Farlanders: Prologue steam charts
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5/18/2021
85
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Romeow: To The Cracked Mars steam charts
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8/11/2021
85
$0.99
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Terraformers steam charts
108
3/9/2023
85
$19.99
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Terraformers: First steps on Mars steam charts
3
10/23/2021
84
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DOOM 3 steam charts
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10/18/2012
84
$9.99
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Mrs.Cat In Mars steam charts
1
7/13/2021
84
$0.99
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DemonStar - Original Missions steam charts
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12/11/2023
84
$9.99
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Waking Mars steam charts
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12/13/2012
84
$9.99
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Devader steam charts
1
9/2/2019
84
$7.99
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Red Faction steam charts
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8/5/2009
84
$1.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 7). Mars First Logistics on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Jamestown on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Red Planet Farming on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Farlanders on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 5). Red Faction Guerrilla Steam Edition on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Plan B: Terraform on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). DOOM 3 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). SpaceKraft! on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 22). CosmoOdyssey:Trip to Mars on Steam. Steam Store.

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