The top results based on the latest update are Subsistence [Score: 4.3], Stranded Deep [Score: 4.0] and Eco [Score: 3.9].
The top rated games you can find here are Terraria [SteamPeek Rating: 12.9] ranked #40, Unturned [SteamPeek Rating: 11.8] ranked #92 and The Forest [SteamPeek Rating: 11.5] ranked #28.
Also don't forget to check the newest releasesStranded [Release date: 2020-12-25] ranked #225, Wilderness [Release date: 2020-12-24] ranked #141 and Lab Craft Survival [Release date: 2020-12-21] ranked #244.
While it is tempting to play with the newest and the best, there might be some other gems in the results, like Ylands [SteamPeek Rating: 5.3] ranked #53, Forager [SteamPeek Rating: 9.2] ranked #54 and FortressCraft Evolved [SteamPeek Rating: 5.7] ranked #56.
Raft throws you and your friends into an epic oceanic adventure! Alone or together, players battle to survive a perilous voyage across a vast sea! Gather debris, scavenge reefs and build your own floating home, but be wary of the man-eating sharks!
Subsistence is a sandbox, first person, solo or co-op, PvE open-world survival game. Struggle through changing seasons to build a base, develop technology and gear-up in the hostile environment. Defend yourself from wildlife, the elements and AI hunters (who also build bases in the world).
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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.
Open World Survival CraftSurvivalMultiplayerBuildingOpen WorldCraftingSimulationSandboxAdventureCo-opIndieEconomyExplorationEarly AccessBase BuildingOnline Co-OpRealisticEducationSingleplayerFirst-Person
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Release date: 27 Aug, 2017
Stranded on the shores of a mysterious island, you must learn to survive. Use your cunning to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter other players to survive, dominate... and escape!
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!
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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.
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!
Become a crew member of an interdimensional express! Discover a new mysterious world inhabited by amazing creatures, dangers and surprises. Upgrade your train, gather new materials and build better weapons! Available in single player, or in online multiplayer with up to 4 people.
Struggle to survive in a harsh medieval world. Hunt wildlife, mine resources, build structures, and craft weapons and armor in order to protect yourself. You may form a guild, bring war to all opposition, and try to seize the throne and become king!
GRAV is a sand box experience where you explore a multitude of planets, hunt strange alien creatures, build and defend outposts, craft weapons and armor, and attempt to survive against other players in a hostile environment.
The world is a vast, beautiful and dangerous place – especially when you have been shrunk to the size of an ant. Can you thrive alongside the hordes of giant insects, fighting to survive the perils of the backyard?
Your fight for survival begins on the frozen shores of a mysterious island, where bitter cold and vicious creatures conspire to defeat the unprepared. Uncover the land’s dark history as you and fellow castaways explore and conquer the hostile wilderness of Savage Lands.
Hand draw any weapon, tool, building piece and your own character in this innovative science-fantasy creative survival game. Mine for resources, construct unique buildings and battle fantastical beasts with friends or play alone.
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.
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.
Begin a journey in the beautiful world! Build your own town anywhere and explore the myterious lands anytime. Nothing is impossible in the open world: Be a legendary warrior and 5-star chef at the same time!
An uncompromising open universe space survival game that takes place during the year 2078. Explore the Gliese 581 solar system and colonize its worlds of incredible wonders while braving the unforgiving dangers of space.