Free Addictive Games on Steam

Steam currently has 477 Addictive games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best free games ranked by popularity and ratings. Data for this list is calculated from reviews and player counts reported directly by Steam and will be updated in real-time. Free Addictive game rankings were last updated on 5/27/2024.

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1. Shop Titans

Shop Titans is the ultimate RPG shopkeeper simulation. Craft powerful equipment, stock your shop and sell to aspiring heroes… at a markup! Hire heroes and explore dungeons to gather valuable materials to craft with. There’s never a dull moment in the world of Shop Titans!

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Shop Titans holds the #1 spot for "best free Addictive game on Steam" with a Player Score of 77. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,249 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 11,922 positive reviews and 3,327 negative reviews — making it "Mostly Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 5/5/2020
Developer Kabam Games, Inc.
Publisher Kabam Games, Inc.
Steam App Id 1258080

2. Clicker Heroes

Ever wondered what one quadrillion damage per second feels like? Wonder no more! Embark on your quest to attain it today!

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Clicker Heroes has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #2 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 60,310 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54,124 positive reviews and 6,186 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Clicker Heroes on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 5/13/2015
Developer Playsaurus
Publisher Playsaurus
Steam App Id 363970

3. Predecessor

Inspired by the legacy of Paragon, built with love by the community, and powered by Unreal Engine 5, Predecessor is the ultimate fusion of shooter action and MOBA strategy. Join more than 1,000,000 players and play for FREE now!

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Predecessor has achieved a Player Score of 75, placing it in the #3 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,746 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,460 positive reviews and 2,286 negative reviews — making it "Mostly Positive" on Steam.

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

Release Date 12/1/2022
Developer Omeda Studios
Publisher Omeda Studios
Steam App Id 961200

4. AdVenture Capitalist

Welcome, eager young investor, to AdVenture Capitalist! Arguably the world's greatest Capitalism simulator!

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AdVenture Capitalist has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #4 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 57,339 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 50,489 positive reviews and 6,850 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run AdVenture Capitalist on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 3/30/2015
Developer Hyper Hippo Games
Publisher Hyper Hippo Games
Steam App Id 346900

5. Realm Grinder

Grow your realm, build alliances, and explore one of the deepest idle RPGs ever!

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Realm Grinder has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #5 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,684 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,831 positive reviews and 853 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It 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.

Release Date 6/15/2017
Franchise Kongregate
Developer Divine Games
Publisher Kongregate
Steam App Id 610080

6. Coloring Pixels

A relaxing coloring by numbers game. Enjoy completing a variety of images with differing themes, complexity, and sizes.

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Coloring Pixels has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 7,095 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,834 positive reviews and 261 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Coloring Pixels on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 8/17/2018
Developer ToastieLabs
Publisher ToastieLabs
Steam App Id 897330

7. Marvel Puzzle Quest

Celebrating 10 years! The best in Match 3 puzzle gameplay meets Marvel's biggest Super Heroes and Super Villains with deep RPG leveling, player-vs-player tournaments, Alliances, and much more! It's time to unleash your inner Super Hero and wage war against your enemies!

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Marvel Puzzle Quest has achieved a Player Score of 68, placing it in the #7 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,278 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,998 positive reviews and 1,280 negative reviews — making it "Mostly Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Marvel Puzzle Quest on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/5/2013
Developer Broken Circle Studios
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Steam App Id 234330

8. Crusaders of the Lost Idols

Crusaders of the Lost Idols is an idle game of heroic awesomeness! Create a band of fighters to fight monsters, earn gold and create strategies for the perfect formations over multiple campaigns! Upgrade your heroes, collect unique gear, and unlock new Crusaders in regular new events.

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Crusaders of the Lost Idols has achieved a Player Score of 80, placing it in the #8 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,896 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,400 positive reviews and 496 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Crusaders of the Lost Idols on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/13/2015
Developer Codename Entertainment Inc.
Publisher Codename Entertainment Inc.
Steam App Id 402840

9. Pool Nation FX Lite

Pool Nation FX, is a seriously fun Pool & Snooker Sim! A visually stunning billiards simulation with the critically acclaimed POOL NATION physics engine. Play 8 Ball, 9 Ball, Snooker, Killer & more, unlimited Career modes with customised difficulty levels, Trickshots, Local and Online Multiplayer, spectate live matches and feel...

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Pool Nation FX Lite has achieved a Player Score of 70, placing it in the #9 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,134 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,535 positive reviews and 599 negative reviews — making it "Mostly Positive" on Steam.

It 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 12/7/2015
Developer Cherry Pop Games
Publisher Cherry Pop Games
Steam App Id 314000

10. Torque Drift

Build your car, earn sponsors, and compete in online multiplayer drift battles!

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Torque Drift has achieved a Player Score of 75, placing it in the #10 spot for the best free Addictive games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,856 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,265 positive reviews and 2,591 negative reviews — making it "Mostly Positive" on Steam.

It can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Torque Drift on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/21/2021
Developer Grease Monkey Games
Publisher Grease Monkey Games
Steam App Id 1029550

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3/30/2015
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694
6/15/2017
85
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8/17/2018
93
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308
12/5/2013
68
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Crusaders of the Lost Idols steam charts
258
10/13/2015
80
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145
12/7/2015
70
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4/21/2021
75
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Romance of the Three Kingdoms Maker steam charts
7
12/9/2015
62
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Tower Keepers steam charts
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11/11/2018
55
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2
8/29/2012
86
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1
5/1/2020
78
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MU Legend steam charts
1
8/7/2018
49
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Unstrong steam charts
1
12/20/2021
62
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Vecter steam charts
1
10/14/2020
92
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Taphouse VR steam charts
1
9/27/2018
85
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Coffee Run steam charts
1
10/30/2017
70
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Ludicrous Speed steam charts
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2/5/2021
70
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Shop Titans on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Clicker Heroes on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 29). Predecessor on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). AdVenture Capitalist on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Realm Grinder on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Coloring Pixels on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 22). Marvel Puzzle Quest on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Crusaders of the Lost Idols on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 30). Pool Nation FX Lite on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 12). Torque Drift on Steam. Steam Store.

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