Best Walking Simulator Games on Steam

Steam currently has 2,928 Walking Simulator 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. Walking Simulator game rankings were last updated on 5/14/2024.

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1. A Short Hike

Hike, climb, and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park as you make your way to the summit.

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A Short Hike holds the #1 spot for "best Walking Simulator game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,167 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,047 positive reviews and 120 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.99 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 $7.99
Release Date 7/30/2019
Developer adamgryu
Publisher adamgryu
Steam App Id 1055540

2. Pineapple on pizza

Can a video game convey a flavor?

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Pineapple on pizza has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,870 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,426 positive reviews and 444 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 3/28/2023
Developer Majorariatto
Publisher Majorariatto
Steam App Id 2263010

3. Sheepy: A Short Adventure

A Short Handcrafted Pixel Art Platformer that follows Sheepy, an abandoned plushy brought to life. Sheepy: A Short Adventure is the first short game from MrSuicideSheep.

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Sheepy: A Short Adventure has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,002 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,910 positive reviews and 92 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 not possible to play or run Sheepy: A Short Adventure on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 2/6/2024
Franchise MrSuicideSheep
Developer MrSuicideSheep
Publisher MrSuicideSheep
Steam App Id 1568400

4. Bomb Rush Cyberfunk

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk is 1 second per second of advanced funkstyle. Battle rival crews and dispatch militarized police to conquer the five boroughs of New Amsterdam. Become All City.

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Bomb Rush Cyberfunk has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,037 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,877 positive reviews and 160 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 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 $39.99
Release Date 8/18/2023
Developer Team Reptile
Publisher Team Reptile
Steam App Id 1353230

5. Before Your Eyes

Embark on an emotional first-person narrative adventure where you control the story—and affect its outcomes—with your real-life blinks. With this innovative technique you will fully immerse yourself in a world of memories, both joyous and heartbreaking, as your whole life flashes before your eyes.

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Before Your Eyes has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,497 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,202 positive reviews and 295 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 Before Your Eyes on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 4/8/2021
Franchise Skybound Games
Developer GoodbyeWorld Games
Publisher Skybound Games
Steam App Id 1082430

6. Outlast

Hell is an experiment you can't survive in Outlast, a first-person survival horror game developed by veterans of some of the biggest game franchises in history. As investigative journalist Miles Upshur, explore Mount Massive Asylum and try to survive long enough to discover its terrible secret... if you dare.

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Outlast has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 114,357 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 110,273 positive reviews and 4,084 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 Outlast on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 9/4/2013
Franchise Red Barrels
Developer Red Barrels
Publisher Red Barrels
Steam App Id 238320

7. GRIS

Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey through sorrow is manifested in her dress, which grants new abilities to better navigate her faded reality.

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GRIS has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 70,583 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 68,152 positive reviews and 2,431 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 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 $2.99
Release Date 12/13/2018
Developer Nomada Studio
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 683320

8. Life is Strange - Episode 1

Episode 1 now FREE! Life is Strange is an award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic adventure game that allows the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future.

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Life is Strange - Episode 1 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 164,214 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 157,939 positive reviews and 6,275 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 Life is Strange - Episode 1 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

9. The Looker

You wake up, alone, on a strangely familiar island full of puzzles that will frustrate and annoy you.

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The Looker has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,342 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,986 positive reviews and 356 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 The Looker on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 6/17/2022
Developer Subcreation Studio
Publisher Subcreation Studio
Steam App Id 1985690

10. Return of the Obra Dinn

Lost at sea 1803 ~ The good ship Obra Dinn.

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Return of the Obra Dinn has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Walking Simulator games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,867 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 24,066 positive reviews and 801 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 10/18/2018
Developer Lucas Pope
Publisher 3909
Steam App Id 653530

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). A Short Hike on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Pineapple on pizza on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 7). Sheepy: A Short Adventure on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Bomb Rush Cyberfunk on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 6). Before Your Eyes on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Outlast on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 14). GRIS on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). Life is Strange - Episode 1 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 14). The Looker on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 1). Return of the Obra Dinn on Steam. Steam Store.

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