Best Medieval Games on Steam

Steam currently has 5,470 Medieval 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. Medieval game rankings were last updated on 3/26/2024.

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1. Mount & Blade: Warband

In a land torn asunder by incessant warfare, it is time to assemble your own band of hardened warriors and enter the fray. Lead your men into battle, expand your realm, and claim the ultimate prize: the throne of Calradia!

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Mount & Blade: Warband holds the #1 spot for "best Medieval game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 160,210 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 156,588 positive reviews and 3,622 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 possible to play Mount & Blade: Warband on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/31/2010
Developer TaleWorlds Entertainment
Publisher TaleWorlds Entertainment
Steam App Id 48700

2. The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt

You are Geralt of Rivia, mercenary monster slayer. Before you stands a war-torn, monster-infested continent you can explore at will. Your current contract? Tracking down Ciri — the Child of Prophecy, a living weapon that can alter the shape of the world.

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The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 763,844 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 740,024 positive reviews and 23,820 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 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 $9.99
Release Date 5/18/2015
Franchise CD PROJEKT RED
Developer CD PROJEKT RED
Publisher CD PROJEKT RED
Steam App Id 292030

3. 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 #3 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 32,515 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 31,807 positive reviews and 708 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 4/21/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
Developers
Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 1669980

4. Stronghold Crusader HD

The highly anticipated sequel to the best-selling Stronghold, Stronghold Crusader HD throws you into historic battles and castle sieges from the Crusades with fiendish AI opponents, new units, 4 historical campaigns and over 100 unique skirmish missions.

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Stronghold Crusader HD has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,783 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,349 positive reviews and 434 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Stronghold Crusader HD on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 10/21/2013
Franchise Firefly Studios
Developer FireFly Studios
Publisher FireFly Studios
Steam App Id 40970

5. Blade and Sorcery

Blade & Sorcery is a built-for-VR medieval fantasy sandbox with full physics driven melee, ranged and magic combat. Become a powerful warrior, ranger or sorcerer and devastate your enemies.

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Blade and Sorcery has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 47,307 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 45,764 positive reviews and 1,543 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. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Blade and Sorcery on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 12/11/2018
Developer WarpFrog
Publisher WarpFrog
Steam App Id 629730

6. Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense

Get ready for an epic journey to defend your kingdom against hordes of orcs, trolls, evil wizards and other nasty fiends using a vast arsenal of towers and spells at your command!Fight on forests, mountains and wastelands, customizing your defensive strategy with different tower upgrades and specializations!

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Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,935 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,581 positive reviews and 354 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 Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 1/6/2014
Franchise Ironhide Game Studio
Developer Ironhide Game Studio
Publisher Ironhide Game Studio
Steam App Id 246420

7. Age of Empires II (Retired)

Age of Empires II has been re-imagined in high definition. With the release of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition, this product will not be updated further.

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Age of Empires II (Retired) has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 99,503 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 95,281 positive reviews and 4,222 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 4/9/2013
Franchise Age of Empires Franchise
Developers
Publisher Xbox Game Studios
Steam App Id 221380

8. Thronefall

A minimalist game about building and defending your little kingdom.

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Thronefall has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,211 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,806 positive reviews and 405 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 8/2/2023
Developer GrizzlyGames
Publisher GrizzlyGames
Steam App Id 2239150

9. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

EPIC FANTASY REBORN The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 315,697 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 299,447 positive reviews and 16,250 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 11/10/2011
Developer Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Steam App Id 72850

10. ENDER MAGNOLIA: Bloom in the mist

Decades after the events of ENDER LILIES, Homunculi — sorrowful, artificial life forms — roam the land. In this dark fantasy Metroidvania, face formidable enemies and explore a bewitching post-apocalyptic world. Humans and Homunculi — what awaits at the end of the quest for their salvation?

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ENDER MAGNOLIA: Bloom in the mist has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Medieval games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,243 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,177 positive reviews and 66 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 3/25/2024
Developers
Publisher Binary Haze Interactive
Steam App Id 2725260

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