Best Trading Games on Steam

Steam currently has 566 Trading 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. Trading game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Team Fortress 2

Nine distinct classes provide a broad range of tactical abilities and personalities. Constantly updated with new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats!

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Team Fortress 2 holds the #1 spot for "best Trading game on Steam" with a Player Score of 93. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,046,615 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 980,301 positive reviews and 66,314 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Team Fortress 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/10/2007
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 440

2. Dog Brew

Dog Brew - a light indie adventure where the main character, burdened by debts, decides to settle them through the art of brewing beer.

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Dog Brew has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,136 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,120 positive reviews and 16 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.50 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $3.50
Release Date 4/30/2024
Developers
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Steam App Id 2883280

3. Supermarket Simulator

Run your own supermarket. Stock shelves, set prices as you'd like, take payments, hire staff, expand and design your store. Online orders & delivery, shoplifters, security, local market are upcoming.

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Supermarket Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 35,426 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 33,362 positive reviews and 2,064 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Supermarket Simulator on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 2/20/2024
Developer Nokta Games
Publisher Nokta Games
Steam App Id 2670630

4. Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sail the Caribbean, marauding all on the high seas or ally your ship and crew as a privateer in search of riches - the life you choose is up to you. Face dogged enemies, raid unsuspecting villages, woo fair maidens, avoid capture or dig for buried treasure. Discover what it takes to become one of the most famous pirates in history!

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Sid Meier's Pirates! has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,348 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,996 positive reviews and 352 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 not possible to play or run Sid Meier's Pirates! on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/11/2005
Developer Firaxis Games
Publisher 2K
Steam App Id 3920

5. Mad Games Tycoon 2

Start your own game development studio in 1976. Build your own offices, production facilities and server rooms. Develop the games of your dreams and produce the next next-gen console. Rise from a small garage company to a huge corporation.

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Mad Games Tycoon 2 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,217 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,834 positive reviews and 383 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Mad Games Tycoon 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 5/31/2023
Developer Eggcode
Publisher Eggcode
Steam App Id 1342330

6. Supermarket Simulator: Prologue

Start running your own supermarket with Prologue already. Stock shelves, handle cashier tasks, process online orders, design & expand. Set the prices based on the market. Be prepared to face the consequences if you fail to make the nightly repayment to the gangs.

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Supermarket Simulator: Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,906 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,815 positive reviews and 91 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 1/26/2024
Developer Nokta Games
Publisher Nokta Games
Steam App Id 2772560

7. Horizon's Gate

Voyage into the wide world of Eral as an explorer, trader, or privateer. Defeat your enemies on land or at sea in deep but straightforward tactical combat. Unravel the secrets behind Dominio's betrayal – or sail off in search of your own adventure.

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Horizon's Gate has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 912 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 880 positive reviews and 32 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 possible to play Horizon's Gate on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/9/2020
Developer Rad Codex
Publisher Rad Codex
Steam App Id 1224290

8. Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator

Potion Craft is an alchemist simulator where you physically interact with your tools and ingredients to brew potions. You're in full control of the whole shop: invent new recipes, attract customers and experiment to your heart's content. Just remember: the whole town is counting on you.

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Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 30,183 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 27,785 positive reviews and 2,398 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.99 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 $8.99
Release Date 12/13/2022
Franchise tinyBuild
Developer niceplay games
Publisher tinyBuild
Steam App Id 1210320

9. Endless Sky

Endless Sky is a 2D space trading and combat game inspired by the classic Escape Velocity series. Work your way up from a relatively wimpy shuttle, cargo ship, or fighter, to a highly upgraded and customized flagship or to a massive fleet of warships or freighters.

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Endless Sky has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,254 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,769 positive reviews and 485 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Endless Sky on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/30/2015
Developer Michael Zahniser
Publisher Michael Zahniser
Steam App Id 404410

10. Gladiator Guild Manager: Prologue

Gladiator Guild Manager: Prologue is a battle sim about managing your own Gladiator Guild in an epic fantasy world. Build and run your own guild, hire and train gladiators, develop unique tactics, manage resources, compete for the rank in the arena, and much more.

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Gladiator Guild Manager: Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Trading games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,521 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,426 positive reviews and 95 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, it is possible to play Gladiator Guild Manager: Prologue on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 8/27/2020
Developer Entertainment Forge
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Steam App Id 1332470

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91
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12/13/2022
90
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89
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8/27/2020
89
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89
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6/3/2021
88
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10/28/2022
88
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88
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3/9/2020
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Dealer's Life steam charts
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1/31/2019
88
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88
$14.99
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87
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Dog Brew on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Supermarket Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Sid Meier's Pirates! on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Mad Games Tycoon 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Supermarket Simulator: Prologue on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 11). Horizon's Gate on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Endless Sky on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 5). Gladiator Guild Manager: Prologue on Steam. Steam Store.

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