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The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked

Updated October 13, 2018 2.1k votes 289 voters10 items

List RulesOnly 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.

Vote up the best survival games of 2018, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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    Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Conan Exiles

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperFuncom

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

    Conan Exiles is a survival video game developed and published by Funcom for Microsoft Windows,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Frostpunk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Frostpunk

    Microsoft Windows

    Developer11 bit studios

    Genres (Video game)City-building, Survival

    Frostpunk is a city-building survival game developed and published by 11 bit studios for... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Subnautica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Subnautica

    Microsoft Windows, MacOS

    DeveloperUnknown Worlds Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

    Subnautica is an open world survival adventure game developed and published by Unknown Worlds... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    State of Decay 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    State of Decay 2

    Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

    DeveloperUndead Labs

    Genres (Video game)Survival

    State of Decay 2 is an open world zombie survival video game developed by Undead Labs and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Agony is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Agony

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
    Agony is a 2018 dark fantasy survival horror video game developed by Madmind Studio and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    The Inpatient is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    The Inpatient

    PlayStation 4

    DeveloperSupermassive Games

    The Inpatient is a psychological horror video game developed by Supermassive Games and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Rust is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Rust

    Microsoft Windows, MacOS

    DeveloperFacepunch Studios LTD.

    Genres (Video game)Adventure, Role-playing video game, Survival

    Rust is a survival video game developed and published by Facepunch Studios in February 2018... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    We Happy Few is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    We Happy Few

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
    We Happy Few is an indie survival and adventure game developed by Compulsion Games and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Metal Gear Survive is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Metal Gear Survive

    Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4

    DeveloperKonami Digital Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, survival

    Metal Gear Survive is an action-adventure survival game developed and published by Konami. It... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    Closed Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Survival Games Of 2018, Ranked
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    Closed Nightmare

    Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
    Closed Nightmare is a Japanese horror video game developed and published by Nippon Ichi... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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