The top results based on the latest update are Crea [Score: 3.9], Starbound [Score: 3.9] and Planet Explorers [Score: 3.7].
The top rated games you can find here are Unturned [SteamPeek Rating: 11.8] ranked #106, The Forest [SteamPeek Rating: 11.5] ranked #60 and Don't Starve Together [SteamPeek Rating: 11.5] ranked #112.
Also don't forget to check the newest releasesZombie Alert [Release date: 2021-01-02] ranked #222, Wilderness [Release date: 2020-12-24] ranked #237 and Lab Craft Survival [Release date: 2020-12-21] ranked #193.
While it is tempting to play with the newest and the best, there might be some other gems in the results, like Grounded [SteamPeek Rating: 8.4] ranked #52, Project Zomboid [SteamPeek Rating: 9.1] ranked #53 and Portal Knights [SteamPeek Rating: 7.9] ranked #54.
Dig, fight, explore, build! Nothing is impossible in this action-packed adventure game. Four Pack also available!
Planet Explorers is an open world sandbox adventure RPG game set on a distant planet. The game uses a new OpenCL calculated voxel system to allow players to change the terrain in any way, create new objects such as weapons, vehicles, objects, and do it anywhere.
Suit up as an operative of the Ark Corporation, sent to the farthest reaches of the universe in search of habitable planets to terraform. However, after the long space journey you awaken from cryosleep to find that your ship has gone way off course and is disabled near a strange new world.
Crash land on a hostile planet where you'll have to build the strongest defenses if you wish to live to escape from it. But be warned... this planet is merciless. Build strong, and smart; else physics may flood or destroy your only hopes of survival.
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Release date: 30 Nov, 2016
Make the world truly yours in Junk Jack, a relaxing sandbox experience focused on building and improving your home. Discover new planets, tame and breed creatures, cook foods, collect animal companions, farm exotic plants, collect fish, grow flowers, play with your friends!
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Release date: 18 Apr, 2019
The highly popular and quirky "idle game that you want to actively keep playing". Explore, craft, gather & manage resources, find secrets and build your base out of nothing! Buy land to explore and expand!
Open World Survival CraftSurvivalCraftingPixel GraphicsFarming SimIndieAdventureSandbox2DBase BuildingSingleplayerBuildingResource ManagementMultiplayerExplorationOpen WorldRPGCasualAgricultureSimulation
Open World Survival CraftSurvivalMultiplayerBuildingOpen WorldCraftingSimulationSandboxAdventureCo-opIndieEconomyExplorationEarly AccessBase BuildingOnline Co-OpRealisticEducationSingleplayerFirst-Person
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Release date: Spring or Summer 2021
You’ve crash-landed on Earth in 2702. Craft, dig, fight through a vast open-world full of wonder, generated cities, dungeons, aliens, mechs, and an underworld. Find love. Or beat the ultimate Underlord!
Signs of Life is a sci-fi survival sandbox platformer with a combination of procedurally generated and hand-crafted content. You'll explore mysterious locations, Mine blocks for resources, and meet strange (and some familiar) creatures, some of which don't even want to kill you and eat your corpse.
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Release date: 3 Oct, 2019
The Wild Eight is an intense survival action-adventure set in the frozen wilderness of Alaska. Team up with friends in online co-op or go solo, explore the mysterious land, craft weapons and fight to live another day.
Wurm Unlimited is the standalone version of the fantasy sandbox world Wurm Online, the MMORPG where the players are in charge! A pioneer in the ideas of player influence, crafting and adventure, it is now one of the most deep and feature packed true sandbox experiences available.
Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a 3D open world space sandbox survival adventure. Build powerful ships, mighty space stations and vast planetary settlements to explore, conquer or exploit a variety of different planets and discover the mysteries of Empyrion!
Stranded in a hostile alien world, you must fight to survive. Hunt, harvest, craft, advance skills, and build using local resources along with technology from your voyage. Join others online or play offline in the world of Fragmented.
You’re a castaway stranded in the middle of nowhere. The storm is gone, the worst certainly not. Look for food and resources, craft gear, make a shelter. These are the basics, you will need much more to stay alive on this cut-off-the-world, yet not desert island. Build and burn, sail and explore, stay out of reach!
Hardcore and realistic; LiF is a Medieval multiplayer sandbox RPG, with free terraforming, a rich crafting system and preset and modular building construction. With engaging survival aspects, no target physics-based combat and a unique formation system - along with numerous other features - LiF is not for the faint of heart!
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Release date: 23 Jan, 2015
Take the role of a plane crash survivor stranded somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Come face to face with some of the most life threatening scenarios that will result in a different experience each time you play. Scavenge. Discover. Survive.