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The Best Trading Games On Steam Right Now

Updated October 6, 2020 1.1k votes 375 voters 23.7k views35 items

Looking for good PC trading games on Steam? Look no further, as we're ranking the best Steam trading 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 trading PC games on Steam.

Players of Team Fortress 2, a team-based first-person shooter game, which features two combat teams competing with one another, is also a trading game where players can trade items, in particular Steam items. Windward, meanwhile, is a multiplayer sandbox game focused on ships and sailing the high seas. It, too, is a trading game with players trading items of personal and gameplay value.

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

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  • Patrician III1
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    Patrician III: Rise of the Hanse is the third video game from Ascaron in their Patrician...  more
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  • Port Royale 32
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    Port Royale 3: Pirates & Merchants is the third installment to the business simulation game...  more
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  • The Guild II Renaissance3
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    The Guild 2: Renaissance is a life simulation video game which takes place within fictional...  more
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  • X3: Terran Conflict4
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    X3: Terran Conflict, is a space trading and combat simulator from German developer Egosoft and...  more
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  • Elite: Dangerous5
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    Elite: Dangerous is a space adventure, trading, and combat simulator that is the fourth...  more
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  • Frantic Freighter6
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    Frantic Freighter is a virtual reality video game. The player works for a space delivery service and is responsible for getting some cargo from planet A to planet B. 

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  • The Guild II7
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    The Guild 2 is a historical multiplayer real-time strategy video game developed by 4HEAD...  more
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  • Offworld Trading Company8
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    Offworld Trading Company is a real-time strategy (RTS) video game developed by Mohawk Games...  more
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  • 16bit Trader9
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    16bit Trader is an casual brother of Merchants of Kaidan. Take revenge on your father’s killer, and become the richest merchant in the kingdom! Immerse yourself in this old-school nostalgia-inducing trading experience.

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  • Winds Of Trade10
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    Winds Of Trade is a strategy game about running an ocean trading company in the 18th and 19th centuries. Building your trading empire will not be your only goal! Ruthless pirates, shady smugglers, wartime and fierce competitors will make the way to the top a long and hard road.

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  • Windward11
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    Windward is an action-filled sandbox game that puts you in control of a ship sailing the high...  more
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  • Commander: Conquest of the Americas12
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  • Endless Sky13
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    Endless Sky is a top-down space exploration game, inspired by Escape Velocity. It is a free,...  more
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  • This Merchant Life14
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  • Anno 207015
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    Anno 2070 is a city-building and economic simulation game, with real-time strategy elements....  more
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  • Merchants Of Kaidan16
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    Merchants of Kaidan is a challenging trading game with lots of RPG elements. It takes place in...  more
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  • Space Trader17
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    Space Trader is a video game developed by the Canadian developer HermitWorks, for Microsoft...  more
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  • Anno 180018
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    Anno 1800 is a city building real-time strategy video game, developed by Blue Byte and...  more
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  • Project Aura19
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    Project AURA is a Strategy/Simulation video game developed by Pixel Quality Games set in an...  more
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  • Evochron Mercenary20
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  • Aven Colony21
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    Aven Colony is a city-building strategy video game developed by Mothership Entertainment and...  more
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  • Business Tour - Online Multiplayer Board Games22
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    Business Tour simple and entertaining gameplay allows you to come up with many interesting strategies, come to agreements with your rivals and even enter into conspiracies against other players. Apart from that, the game helps you to reveal your inner entrepreneurial qualities. For precisely this reason, children and adults alike can enjoy this game equally.

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  • Galaxy On Fire 223
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    Galaxy On Fire 2 is a spaceflight simulation video game created and distributed by Fishlabs in...  more
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  • Void Destroyer 224
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    Void Destroyer 2 is a sci-fi/ RTS/sandbox game, sequel to Void Destroyer 1. The game takes...  more
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  • Grand Ages: Medieval25
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    Grand Ages: Medieval is an entry in Kalypso's "Grand Ages" series of strategy games. It is a...  more
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