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.
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