Best Social Deduction Games on Steam

Steam currently has 159 Social Deduction 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. Social Deduction game rankings were last updated on 3/31/2024.

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1. Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight is a local-multiplayer stealth party game. Blend into the crowd of AI characters and eliminate the other players before they eliminate you!

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Hidden in Plain Sight holds the #1 spot for "best Social Deduction game on Steam" with a Player Score of 92. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 705 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 699 positive reviews and 6 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 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 $5.99
Release Date 7/16/2014
Developer Adam Spragg
Publisher Adam Spragg
Steam App Id 303590

2. The Jackbox Party Pack 6

It’s the wildest Party Pack yet, with the absurd deathmatch Trivia Murder Party 2, the weird word circus Dictionarium, the hidden identity game Push The Button, the comedy contest Joke Boat and the offbeat personality test Role Models.

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The Jackbox Party Pack 6 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,767 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,637 positive reviews and 130 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 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 $29.99
Release Date 10/17/2019
Franchise Official Jackbox Games
Developer Jackbox Games, Inc.
Publisher Jackbox Games, Inc.
Steam App Id 1005300

3. Among Us

An online and local party game of teamwork and betrayal for 4-15 players...in space!

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Among Us has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 682,775 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 626,705 positive reviews and 56,070 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Among Us on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 11/16/2018
Franchise Innersloth
Developer Innersloth
Publisher Innersloth
Steam App Id 945360

4. GNOSIA

The Gnosia lie. Pretending to be human, they’ll get in close, trick and deceive, and then eliminate one victim at a time...

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GNOSIA has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,530 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,394 positive reviews and 136 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play GNOSIA on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 1/23/2022
Developer Petit Depotto
Publisher PLAYISM
Steam App Id 1608290

5. Perfect Heist 2

Perfect Heist 2 is a round-based online game, where robbers try to hide in plain sight while robbing a bank without being noticed by the cop team!

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Perfect Heist 2 has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,958 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,769 positive reviews and 189 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 Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Perfect Heist 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 12/10/2021
Developer yeswecamp
Publisher yeswecamp
Steam App Id 1521580

6. Escape Mind

Discover the mysteries and challenging puzzles of Escape Mind. A brief Adventure in Point & Click in Escape Room style. With average play time of 30min.

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Escape Mind has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 132 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 130 positive reviews and 2 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Escape Mind on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $0.99
Release Date 10/25/2019
Franchise INK-EYE Games
Developer Fernando Araujo
Publisher INK EYE Games
Steam App Id 1138910

7. Feign

Feign is a role-playing game with a maximum of 12 players that takes place in a small town where innocents, imposters, and neutrals live together. You use your role at night and send a person from the village in the morning.

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Feign has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,041 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,661 positive reviews and 380 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Feign on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 10/23/2021
Franchise Teneke Kafalar
Developer Teneke Kafalar
Publisher Teneke Kafalar
Steam App Id 1436990

8. Town of Salem

Inspired by the party games Werewolf and Mafia, Town of Salem is a game of murder, mystery and deception.

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Town of Salem has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 36,403 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 32,241 positive reviews and 4,162 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Town of Salem on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 12/15/2014
Developer BlankMediaGames
Publisher BlankMediaGames
Steam App Id 334230

9. Deducto

A fun hidden role game where you backstab your co-workers and get mad at your co-workers for backstabbing you. (6-10 players)

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Deducto has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,705 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,329 positive reviews and 376 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 2/10/2022
Franchise Red Fox Studios
Developer Red Fox Studios
Publisher Red Fox Studios
Steam App Id 1453490

10. Goose Goose Duck

Time to be a Silly Goose! Immerse yourself in the various environments of the Birdverse of Goose Goose Duck. A game of social deduction where you and your fellow geese must work together to complete your mission. Watch out for those malicious Mallards and other birds!

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Goose Goose Duck has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Social Deduction games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 62,006 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54,095 positive reviews and 7,911 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Goose Goose Duck on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/3/2021
Developer Gaggle Studios, Inc.
Publisher Gaggle Studios, Inc.
Steam App Id 1568590

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12/10/2021
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87
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Feign steam charts
280
10/23/2021
87
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Town of Salem steam charts
186
12/15/2014
87
$4.99
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Deducto steam charts
69
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86
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10/3/2021
86
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3
8/8/2023
86
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1
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86
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4/15/2022
85
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7/25/2020
85
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Deducto 2 steam charts
12
6/16/2023
85
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Unfortunate Spacemen steam charts
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6/12/2020
84
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Fear Surrounds steam charts
125
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). The Jackbox Party Pack 6 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Among Us on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 4). GNOSIA on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Perfect Heist 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Escape Mind on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 12). Feign on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 29). Town of Salem on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 7). Deducto on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 28). Goose Goose Duck on Steam. Steam Store.

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