Best World War I Games on Steam

Steam currently has 209 World War I 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. World War I game rankings were last updated on 5/18/2024.

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1. Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™

Valiant Hearts : The Great War is the story of 4 crossed destinies and a broken love in a world torn apart. Dive into a 2D animated comic book adventure, mixing exploration, action and puzzles. Lost in the middle of the trenches, play as each of the 4 strangers, relive the War and help a young German soldier find his love.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™ holds the #1 spot for "best World War I game on Steam" with a Player Score of 93. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,516 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,434 positive reviews and 1,082 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Valiant Hearts: The Great War™ / Soldats Inconnus : Mémoires de la Grande Guerre™ on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/25/2014
Developer Ubisoft Montpellier
Publisher Ubisoft
Steam App Id 260230

2. Airships: Conquer the Skies

Construct mighty steampunk airships and fly them into battle, waging war and conquering the skies!

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Airships: Conquer the Skies has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,438 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,218 positive reviews and 220 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 8/16/2018
Developer David Stark
Publisher David Stark
Steam App Id 342560

3. Sprocket

Carefully balance mobility, firepower and armour in a dedicated tank designer. Then uncarefully put them to the test in a series of combat scenarios progressing through the ages of the tank. Here, your limit is what you can fit inside your hull and turret while still being able to move forwards.

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Sprocket has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,863 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,275 positive reviews and 588 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Sprocket on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 8/26/2021
Developer Hamish Dunn
Publisher Hamish Dunn
Steam App Id 1674170

4. Amnesia: The Bunker

Amnesia: The Bunker is a first-person horror game set in a WW1 bunker. A relentless, AI-driven monster stalks you. Survival depends on finding tools, crafting items, and keeping the lights on.

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Amnesia: The Bunker has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #4 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,248 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,845 positive reviews and 403 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 6/6/2023
Franchise Frictional Games
Developer Frictional Games
Publisher Frictional Games
Steam App Id 1944430

5. Banana

Banana is a clicker Game, in which you click a Banana! In Banana you click the Banana to gain even more Bananas!!

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Banana has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #5 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,597 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,520 positive reviews and 77 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 4/23/2024
Developers
Publisher aaladin66
Steam App Id 2923300

6. Victoria II

Carefully guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization, to finally become a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century. Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding...

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Victoria II has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #6 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,618 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,201 positive reviews and 1,417 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 Victoria II on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 8/13/2010
Developer Paradox Development Studio
Publisher Paradox Interactive
Steam App Id 42960

7. I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator

Welcome to the most delicious dating simulator ever created. Do you have what it takes to be the business partner of and win the heart of the most famous chicken salesman of all time? Play to find out! Go ahead, Colonel Sanders is waiting.

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I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #7 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,392 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,396 positive reviews and 996 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 I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 9/24/2019
Developer Psyop
Publisher KFC
Steam App Id 1121910

8. Holdfast: Nations At War

Fight on multiple fronts in Holdfast: Nations At War - A multiplayer first and third-person shooter set during the great Napoleonic Era and WW1. Charge into battle with over 150 players per server!

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Holdfast: Nations At War has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #8 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23,790 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,431 positive reviews and 2,359 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 Holdfast: Nations At War on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/5/2020
Developer Anvil Game Studios
Publisher Anvil Game Studios
Steam App Id 589290

9. Age of History II

Age of History II is a grand strategy wargame that is simple to learn yet hard to master.Your objective is to use military tactics and cunning diplomacy to either unify the world, or conquer it.Will the world bleed out or bow before you? The choice is yours..

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Age of History II has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #9 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 40,664 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 36,344 positive reviews and 4,320 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 Age of History II on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 11/21/2018
Developer Łukasz Jakowski
Publisher Łukasz Jakowski Games
Steam App Id 603850

10. Day of Defeat

Enlist in an intense brand of Axis vs. Allied teamplay set in the WWII European Theatre of Operations. Players assume the role of light/assault/heavy infantry, sniper or machine-gunner class, each with a unique arsenal of historical weaponry at their disposal. Missions are based on key historical operations.

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Day of Defeat has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #10 spot for the best World War I games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,762 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,097 positive reviews and 665 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, it is possible to play Day of Defeat on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 5/1/2003
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 30

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 26). I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
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