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The Best Fighting Games On Steam

Updated September 15, 2020 3.2k votes 574 voters 18.6k views39 items

From the arcade cabinet to your home TV, fighting games have been around since the earliest days of gaming and are still going strong — for good reason. It can be tough finding good PC fighting games, as the genre is usually reserved for console players. For that reason, we've ranked the 20+ best PC fighting games on Steam, from popular titles like Injustice 2 to classics like Skullgirls.

If you're looking for a Smash Brothers clone for PC, check out Brawlhalla or Rivals of Aether. Neither are as good as the game they pay tribute to, but they're both definitely tons of fun. There are some good anime fighting games on Steam as well, including Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and One Piece Pirate Warriors 3.

Their premise of easy to play hard to master gameplay has stood the test of time like no other genre, typically featuring just two fighters on a two-dimensional map destined to knock the teeth out of each other. But between elaborate combos that require expert precision and memorization, flashy super moves that encourage newcomers to join the fun, and an overall sense of over-the-top competition that no other genre has, it's no surprise that fighters are here to stay.

Vote up the best Steam fighting games below that you've played, or simply use this page as a recommendation guide for finding fighting games that are worth buying.

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    Tekken 7 is a 2015 fighting game developed and published by Bandai Namco Games. It is the...  more
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    Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2018 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published...  more
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    Skullgirls is a 2D fighting game independently developed by Reverge Labs and co-published by...  more
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    Mortal Kombat X is a fighting game developed by NetherRealm Studios. It is the tenth main...  more
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    Street Fighter V is a fighting video game developed by Capcom and Dimps. The game was released...  more
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    Injustice 2 is a 2017 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by...  more
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    Super Street Fighter IV is a 2010 fighting game produced by Capcom. It is an updated version...  more
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    Mortal Kombat is the ninth main installment in the Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. It...  more

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    Killer Instinct

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    Injustice: Gods Among Us is a fighting video game based upon the fictional universe of DC...  more

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    Mortal Kombat 11 (MK11) is a fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and...  more
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    Granblue Fantasy Versus is a 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works for the...  more
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    Dynasty Warriors 8 (known in Japan as Shin Sangokumusou 7) is a hack and slash video game and...  more
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    BlazBlue: Central Fiction, released in Japan as BlazBlue: Centralfiction (ブレイブルー セントラルフィクション...  more
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    One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 is an action video game, developed by Omega Force and published...  more
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    Dead or Alive 6 is a fighting game developed by Team Ninja and published by Koei Tecmo. It is...  more
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    Rivals of Aether is a fighting game created by Dan Fornace. It was released for Microsoft...  more
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    Samurai Shodown, known as Samurai Spirits in Japan, is a fighting video game developed by SNK....  more