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The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked  

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List Rules Only games released in 2018.

Here are the best new survival games of 2018, ranked by gamers everywhere. Featuring survival horror and action-adventure, this list of 2018 games includes popular titles for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. What are the top survival games released in 2018?

Some good 2018 survival horror games include State of Decay 2, We Happy Few, The Inpatient, and Subnautica.

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Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Conan Exiles is a survival video game developed and published by Funcom for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is set in the world of Conan the Barbarian, with the custom ...more
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Frostpunk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows
Frostpunk is a city-building survival game developed and published by 11 bit studios for Microsoft Windows. The player character starts out with a small group of survivors (that consist of ...more
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Subnautica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Xbox One
Subnautica is an open world survival adventure game developed and published by Unknown Worlds Entertainment. It allows the player to freely explore the ocean on an alien planet, known as planet ...more
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State of Decay 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
State of Decay 2 is an open world zombie survival video game developed by Undead Labs and published by Microsoft Studios. It is a sequel to the 2013 video game State of Decay. The game was ...more
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We Happy Few is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
We Happy Few is an indie survival and adventure game developed by Compulsion Games and published by Gearbox Publishing for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Released as an early ...more
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The Inpatient is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
The Inpatient is a psychological horror video game developed by Supermassive Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PlayStation 4 and its virtual reality headset PlayStation ...more
7
Agony is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Agony is a 2018 dark fantasy survival horror video game developed by Madmind Studio and published by PlayWay. Players begin their journey as a tormented soul within the depths of Hell without ...more
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Rust is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Linux
Rust is a survival video game developed and published by Facepunch Studios in February 2018 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux. The game has only a multiplayer mode. Rust was created ...more
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Metal Gear Survive is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Metal Gear Survive is an action-adventure survival game developed and published by Konami. It was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in February 2018. Metal ...more
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Closed Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Closed Nightmare is a Japanese horror video game developed and published by Nippon Ichi Software for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The gameplay system has four parts: movie, text, ...more