Best Turn-Based Combat Games on Steam

Steam currently has 3,597 Turn-Based Combat 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. Turn-Based Combat game rankings were last updated on 5/20/2024.

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1. Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur’s Gate 3 is a story-rich, party-based RPG set in the universe of Dungeons & Dragons, where your choices shape a tale of fellowship and betrayal, survival and sacrifice, and the lure of absolute power.

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Baldur's Gate 3 holds the #1 spot for "best Turn-Based Combat game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 609,243 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 589,632 positive reviews and 19,611 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $50.99 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 $50.99
Release Date 8/3/2023
Developer Larian Studios
Publisher Larian Studios
Steam App Id 1086940

2. Grimm's Hollow

A spooky, freeware RPG where you search the afterlife for your brother. Reap ghosts with your scythe, explore haunted caves, and eat ghostly treats on your journey through death.

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Grimm's Hollow has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,926 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,754 positive reviews and 172 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, it is possible to play Grimm's Hollow on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/30/2019
Developer ghosthunter
Publisher ghosthunter
Steam App Id 1170880

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 Turn-Based Combat 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
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Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 1669980

4. Persona 4 Golden

A coming of age story that sets the protagonist and his friends on a journey kickstarted by a chain of serial murders.

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Persona 4 Golden has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 69,227 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 67,189 positive reviews and 2,038 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 6/13/2020
Franchise ATLUS
Developer ATLUS
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 1113000

5. Persona 5 Royal

Don the mask and join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts as they stage grand heists, infiltrate the minds of the corrupt, and make them change their ways!

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Persona 5 Royal has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 68,039 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 65,904 positive reviews and 2,135 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 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 $59.99
Release Date 10/21/2022
Franchise ATLUS
Developer ATLUS
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 1687950

6. Epic Battle Fantasy 5

A turn-based RPG adventure, full of video game references, juvenile dialogue, and anime fanservice... and also strategic combat, monster catching, and tons of treasure hunting! Updated with tons of new content!

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Epic Battle Fantasy 5 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,092 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,024 positive reviews and 68 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 not possible to play or run Epic Battle Fantasy 5 on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 11/30/2018
Franchise Matt Roszak
Developer Matt Roszak
Publisher Matt Roszak
Steam App Id 432350

7. West of Loathing

West of Loathing — a slapstick comedy stick-figure wild west adventure role-playing game.

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West of Loathing has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,134 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,933 positive reviews and 201 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.99 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 $10.99
Release Date 8/10/2017
Developer Asymmetric
Publisher Asymmetric
Steam App Id 597220

8. Hylics

Hylics is a recreational program with light JRPG elements.

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Hylics has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,759 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,666 positive reviews and 93 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 10/2/2015
Developer Mason Lindroth
Publisher Mason Lindroth
Steam App Id 397740

9. Fear & Hunger 2: Termina

F&H 2: Termina is oppressive, relentless and hopeless. A mix of jRPG and Survival Horror. Turn-based combat meets resource management. 3 days to explore the wicked town of Prehevil and find out about its dark secrets. 3 days until the pale and sickly green moon rises at its apex. Termina is upon us!

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Fear & Hunger 2: Termina has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,878 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,705 positive reviews and 173 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 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 $11.99
Release Date 12/9/2022
Developer Miro Haverinen
Publisher Miro Haverinen
Steam App Id 2171440

10. Monster Train

Monster Train is a strategic roguelike deck building game with a twist. Set on a train to hell, you’ll use tactical decision making to defend multiple vertical battlegrounds. With real time competitive multiplayer and endless replayability, Monster Train is always on time.

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Monster Train has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Turn-Based Combat games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,789 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 19,025 positive reviews and 764 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 Monster Train on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 5/21/2020
Franchise Good Shepherd Entertainment
Developer Shiny Shoe
Publisher Good Shepherd Entertainment
Steam App Id 1102190

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 21). Hylics on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 1). Monster Train on Steam. Steam Store.

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