Best Warhammer 40K Games on Steam

Steam currently has 93 Warhammer 40K 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. Warhammer 40K game rankings were last updated on 5/23/2024.

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1. Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Dark Crusade

Deep under the central desert of Kronus, a vast honeycomb of skull-lined tunnels and funeral chambers house the awakening Necron menace. Eons ago, these were the boulevards and squares of a great necropolis built to house the bones of the races who had fallen to the Necrons, and ultimately were where the Necrons themselves retire to...

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Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Dark Crusade holds the #1 spot for "best Warhammer 40K game on Steam" with a Player Score of 93. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,074 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,798 positive reviews and 276 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.24 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Dark Crusade on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.24
Release Date 8/7/2007
Developer Relic Entertainment
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 4580

2. Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Soulstorm

The third and final expansion to the genre-defining and critically-acclaimed RTS, Dawn of War. In Soulstorm, two new armies are introduced – Sisters of Battle and Dark Eldar - raising the total number of playable armies to nine.

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Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Soulstorm has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,751 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,036 positive reviews and 715 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.24 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Soulstorm on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.24
Release Date 3/7/2008
Developer Relic Entertainment
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 9450

3. Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Game of the Year Edition

Prepare yourself for the grim, dark future of the 41st millennium, where alien races battle mankind for galactic domination in a universe of unending war. Personalize your armies with a revolutionary unit customization tool that gives you the ability to choose your armies insignias, banners, squad colors and names.

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Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Game of the Year Edition has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,738 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,278 positive reviews and 460 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.59 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® - Game of the Year Edition on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $2.59
Release Date 8/7/2007
Developer Relic Entertainment
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 4570

4. Total War: WARHAMMER II

Strategy gaming perfected. A breath-taking campaign of exploration, expansion and conquest across a fantasy world. Turn-based civilisation management and real-time epic strategy battles with thousands of troops and monsters at your command.

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Total War: WARHAMMER II has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 118,596 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 110,507 positive reviews and 8,089 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Total War: WARHAMMER II on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

5. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Anniversary Edition

In Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine you are Captain Titus, a Space Marine of the Ultramarines chapter and a seasoned veteran of countless battles.

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Anniversary Edition has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,645 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 22,617 positive reviews and 2,028 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Anniversary Edition on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 9/6/2011
Developer Relic Entertainment
Publisher SEGA
Steam App Id 55150

6. Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus

MECHANICUS II ANNOUNCED! Take control of one of the most technologically advanced factions in the Imperium: the Adeptus Mechanicus. In this turn-based tactical game, your every decision will weigh heavily on the outcome of the conflict. Will you be blessed by the Omnissiah?

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Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,340 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,336 positive reviews and 1,004 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 11/15/2018
Franchise Kasedo Games
Developer Bulwark Studios
Publisher Kasedo Games
Steam App Id 673880

7. Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun

Load up your Boltgun and unleash the awesome Space Marine arsenal to blast your way through an explosion of sprites, pixels and blood in a perfect blend of Warhammer 40,000, frenetic gameplay and the stylish visuals of 90’s retro shooters.

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Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,115 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,045 positive reviews and 1,070 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.29 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 $14.29
Release Date 5/23/2023
Franchise Focus Entertainment
Developer Auroch Digital
Publisher Focus Entertainment
Steam App Id 2005010

8. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retribution

Command any of the six unique factions in the next standalone expansion of the critically acclaimed Dawn of War real-time strategy franchise. Choose to build a massive army or lead a small squad of elite heroes into battle and experience a single player campaign customized to your favorite race.

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retribution has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,814 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,690 positive reviews and 1,124 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retribution on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 3/3/2011
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Steam App Id 56400

9. Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® II Chaos Rising

In Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising you will take command of the Blood Ravens and defend the sector against the Chaos Space Marines of the Black Legion. Purge the Chaos filth and hold the chapter together as traitorous forces work from within to try bring down the Blood Ravens.

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Warhammer® 40,000: Dawn of War® II Chaos Rising has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,134 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,859 positive reviews and 275 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 3/11/2010
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Steam App Id 20570

10. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

With a focus on fast-action RTS gameplay, Dawn of War II brings to life the science fiction universe of Warhammer 40,000 like never before. Experience the intimate brutality of battle as you play through your chosen race’s epic campaign.

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Warhammer 40K games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 11,530 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 10,247 positive reviews and 1,283 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 2/18/2009
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Steam App Id 15620

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