Total Nerd The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam  

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Looking for good PC 4X games on Steam? Look no further, as we're ranking the best Steam 4X games that you'll definitely find worth your time. The Steam Store can be frustrating to browse, as they often are too gratuitous with their tagging system. To ensure that you find exactly what you're looking for, browse this list of the best 4X PC games on Steam.

Sid Meier's Civilization V is a 4X game where players lead, build up, and defend nations over the span of 1,000 years. The organic landscapes in V allow players to eXplore like they hadn't before in the Civilization series, but as with the previous titles, the objective is to "eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate." In Master of Origin II, players of the 4X game will find the Master of Origin sequel addes three new alien races and the option to design and add a custom race.

Vote up the 4X games on Steam that you would recommend to other gamers, and downvote anything you played but didn't enjoy.

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Civilization IV: Beyond the Sw... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam

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Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebell... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam

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Sid Meier's Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Sid Meier's Civilization V

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Conquest Of Elysium 4 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Conquest Of Elysium 4

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Northgard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Northgard

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Sid Meier's Civilization I... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Sid Meier's Civilization IV

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Sid Meier's Civilization I... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Sid Meier's Civilization III

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Warlock - Master Of The Arcane is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Warlock - Master Of The Arcane

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Stellaris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Stellaris

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Master Of Orion 1 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Master Of Orion 1

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Drox Operative is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Drox Operative

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Sword Of The Stars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Sword Of The Stars

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Civilization IV: Warlords is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Civilization IV: Warlords

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Space Tyrant is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Space Tyrant

The 20+ Best PC Trading Games on Steam

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Dominions 4: Throne Of Ascensi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Dominions 4: Throne Of Ascension

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Thea: The Awakening is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Thea: The Awakening

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Master Of Orion 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Master Of Orion 2

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Star Wars Empire At War is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Star Wars Empire At War

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Dominions 5 - Warriors Of The ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Dominions 5 - Warriors Of The Faith

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X3 Terran War Pack is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
X3 Terran War Pack

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Star Ruler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Star Ruler

The Best Flying Pokemon of All Time

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Driftland: The Magic Revival is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Driftland: The Magic Revival

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AI War: Fleet Command is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
AI War: Fleet Command

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X-Superbox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
X-Superbox

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X3: Goldbox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
X3: Goldbox

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Age Of Wonders Shadow Magic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Age Of Wonders Shadow Magic

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Sid Meier's Colonization is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Sid Meier's Colonization

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Imperium Galactica II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Imperium Galactica II

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X3: Terran Conflict is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
X3: Terran Conflict

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Rebuild 3: Gangs Of Deadsville is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 20+ Best PC 4X Games on Steam
Rebuild 3: Gangs Of Deadsville