Best Military Games on Steam

Steam currently has 2,492 Military 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. Military game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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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 Military game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 160,309 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 156,688 positive reviews and 3,621 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. Counter-Strike

Play the world's number 1 online action game. Engage in an incredibly realistic brand of terrorist warfare in this wildly popular team-based game. Ally with teammates to complete strategic missions. Take out enemy sites. Rescue hostages. Your role affects your team's success. Your team's success affects your role.

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Counter-Strike has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 237,068 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 231,038 positive reviews and 6,030 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 Counter-Strike on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/1/2000
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 10

3. VTOL VR

VTOL VR is a near-futuristic combat flight game built for Virtual Reality. Pilot advanced multi-role jets, using your hands to flip switches, press buttons, and manipulate the virtual flight controls.

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VTOL VR has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,918 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,608 positive reviews and 310 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run VTOL VR on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 8/3/2020
Developer Boundless Dynamics, LLC
Publisher Boundless Dynamics, LLC
Steam App Id 667970

4. Ravenfield

Fight upon the Ravenfield together with your Blue allies! Take down those pesky Reds using helicopters, tanks, guns, and active ragdoll physics!

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Ravenfield has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 67,135 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 65,060 positive reviews and 2,075 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Ravenfield on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $17.99
Release Date 5/18/2017
Developer SteelRaven7
Publisher SteelRaven7
Steam App Id 636480

5. 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 #5 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,808 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,373 positive reviews and 435 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Stronghold Crusader HD on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/21/2013
Franchise Firefly Studios
Developer FireFly Studios
Publisher FireFly Studios
Steam App Id 40970

6. Counter-Strike: Source

Counter-Strike: Source blends Counter-Strike's award-winning teamplay action with the advanced technology of Source™ technology.

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Counter-Strike: Source has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 170,271 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 163,954 positive reviews and 6,317 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 Counter-Strike: Source on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/1/2004
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 240

7. Titanfall® 2

Respawn Entertainment gives you the most advanced titan technology in its new, single player campaign & multiplayer experience. Combine & conquer with new titans & pilots, deadlier weapons, & customization and progression systems that help you and your titan flow as one unstoppable killing force.

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Titanfall® 2 has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 220,165 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 209,572 positive reviews and 10,593 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Titanfall® 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 6/18/2020
Developer Respawn Entertainment
Publisher Electronic Arts
Steam App Id 1237970

8. Snake Force

Snake Force is an alternative top-down shooting game inspired by the classic game Snake. In this game, you’ll rescue your bros and fight along side with them. You and your bros will stand in a line, and shoot at the same point. Keep the shape of your squad, because bullets hurt whatever they hit.

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Snake Force has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,265 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,129 positive reviews and 136 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 Snake Force on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 11/19/2021
Developer Team Soda
Publisher Team Soda
Steam App Id 1806040

9. Total War: MEDIEVAL II – Definitive Edition

Spanning the most turbulent era in Western history, your quest for territory and power takes you through Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and even onto the shores of the New World.

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Total War: MEDIEVAL II – Definitive Edition has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 30,865 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 29,543 positive reviews and 1,322 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Total War: MEDIEVAL II – Definitive Edition on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

10. eden*

A tale of the planet's final love story told using the full force of minori's critically acclaimed illustrative style, engaging musical compositions, and the highly talented staff that has led fans coming back for more every single time!

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eden* has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Military games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,938 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,821 positive reviews and 117 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, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 1/30/2015
Developer minori
Publisher MangaGamer
Steam App Id 315810

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 9). Total War: MEDIEVAL II – Definitive Edition on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 1). eden* on Steam. Steam Store.

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