Button Mash

The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam 

Ranker Games
Updated February 20, 2020 6.9k votes 976 voters 32.3k views 43 items

List Rules Vote up the best RPG on this list.

So you're looking for some good RPGs on Steam, but you're frustrated browsing the Steam store and seeing titles that feel like they don't belong. For that reason, we've ranked the best PC RPGs available on Steam, with the help of votes from gamers like you. Which Steam RPGs are worth playing?  Games like Deus Ex, The Witcher and more modern inclusions like Undertale continue to redefine the standards for PC RPGs, so that question is really hard to answer.

From indie role playing games on Steam to AAA titles like Fallout: New Vegas and Skyrim, let this list be a recommendation guide for buying the best PC role-playing games on Steam. It can be tough choosing a game to buy when you only have enough cash for one title, but hopefully you'll find a good Steam RPG on this list that's definitely wroth your money.

list ordered by
1
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2014 (CD Projekt RED)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a 2015 action role-playing game developed and published by CD Projekt, based on The Witcher series of fantasy novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is the sequel to the ...more
2
The Elder Scrolls V: Sky... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2011 (Bethesda Game Studios)
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth installment in The Elder Scrolls action ...more
3
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2010 (Obsidian Entertainment)
Fallout: New Vegas is an action role-playing video game in the Fallout video game series. The game was developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Bethesda Softworks. It released for ...more
4
Divinity: Original Sin I... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Divinity: Original Sin II is a role-playing video game developed and published by Larian Studios. The sequel to 2014's Divinity: Original Sin, it was released for Microsoft Windows in September ...more
5
The Elder Scrolls III: M... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
6
Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2016 (Concerned Ape)
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more
7
Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2011 (From Software)
Dark Souls is an action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware and published by Namco Bandai Games. A spiritual successor to FromSoftware's Demon's Souls, the game is the second installment ...more
8
The Witcher 2: Assassins... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2011 (CD Projekt RED)
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Polish studio CD Projekt RED for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, OS X and Linux. The game was ...more
9
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2008 (Bethesda Game Studios)
Fallout 3 is an action role-playing open world video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios, and is the third major installment in the Fallout series. The game was released in North America, ...more
10
Fallout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Aspernor added Released: 1997 (Black Isle Studios)
Fallout is an open world role-playing video game developed and published by Interplay Entertainment in 1997. The game has a post-apocalyptic and retro-futuristic setting, in the aftermath of a ...more
11
Fallout 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Aspernor added Released: 1998 (Black Isle Studios)
Fallout 2 is a role-playing open world video game developed by Black Isle Studios and published by Interplay in 1998. While featuring a considerably larger game world and a far more extensive ...more
12
Borderlands 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2012 (Gearbox Software)
Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game, developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games on September 18, 2012. It is the second game in the Borderlands ...more
13
Dragon's Dogma is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2012 (Capcom)
Dragon's Dogma is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Capcom for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game features an open world fantasy setting, in addition to hack and ...more
14
Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Fallout 4 is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth major installment in the Fallout series, and was released ...more
15
Undertale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2017 (Toby Fox)
Undertale is a role-playing video game created by American indie developer Toby Fox. The player controls a child who has fallen into the Underground: a large, secluded region under the surface ...more
16
Divinity: Original Sin ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
17
The Witcher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2007 (CD Projekt RED)
The Witcher is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by CD Projekt RED and published by Atari, Inc. The game is based on the book series of the same name by Polish author ...more
18
The Elder Scrolls IV: Ob... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Jelle Boeckxstaens added Released: 2006 (4J Studios)
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks and the Take-Two Interactive subsidiary 2K Games. It is ...more
19
Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2000 (Ion Storm Inc.)
Deus Ex is a series of cyberpunk-themed first-person action role-playing video games. The series was developed by Ion Storm for the first two games and Eidos Montreal for later entries in the ...more
20
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
SubhamNeogi added Released: 2007 (Irrational Games)
BioShock is a first-person shooter video game developed by 2K Boston, and published by 2K Games. The game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 platforms in August 2007; a PlayStation ...more
21
Planescape: Torment is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Aspernor added Released: 1999 (Black Isle Studios)
Planescape: Torment is a computer role-playing game developed for Microsoft Windows by Black Isle Studios and released on December 12, 1999 by Interplay Entertainment. It takes place in ...more
22
Dark Souls II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2014 (From Software)
Dark Souls II is an action role-playing video game. The third game in its series, Dark Souls II was developed for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 by From Software, which also ...more
23
NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Jie Feng Yee added Released: 2017 (PlatinumGames)
Nier: Automata is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix. Set in the midst of a proxy war between machines created by otherworldly invaders ...more
24
Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Released: 2009 (Gearbox Software)
Borderlands is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game that was developed by Gearbox Software for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is the first game in ...more
25
Arcanum: Of Steamworks a... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 25+ Best PC RPGs on Steam
Aspernor added Released: 2001 (Troika Games)
Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura is a 2001 role-playing video game developed by Troika Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. It was released in North America and Europe in August ...more