Download Real Time Strategy - Best Software & Apps

  • Dota 2

    Reborn

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The definitive action strategy game

    8
    7217 votes
    • Stronghold Crusader

      demo

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Defend your fortress and your people during the Crusades

      8
      3764 votes
      • PROS: Unique characters, Campaign Trail includes several linked missions and foes to defeat
      • CONS: Graphics are a little basic, Gameplay quickly gets repetitive
    • Age Of Empires II

      Age of Kings Gold Edition

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      One of the best real time strategy games ever

      7
      8618 votes
      • PROS: Really entertaining, Excellent gameplay, Good graphics
      • CONS: Looks its age
    • League of Legends

      9.15.2014

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A classic 5 v 5 multiplayer game

      7
      2696 votes
      • PROS: Rich and interesting gameplay, Training for beginners, Consistent developer updates
      • CONS: Rune system, Player behavior can be negative
    • Spore

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Evolution to order

      7
      7313 votes
      • PROS: Very orginal concept, Great online community
      • CONS: Quite short, Not very challenging
    • Empire Earth

      Demo

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Shape History in Real Time with Empire Earth

      7
      1423 votes
      • PROS: Great graphics, Lots of fun features, Easy to get into
      • CONS: Can take a lot of time
    • Age of Mythology

      Extended Edition

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Summon Heroes of Legend to Battle

      7
      5331 votes
      • PROS: Play as multiple factions each with unique strengths buildings and units, Battle through the single player story or join your friends for multi player combat
      • CONS: This is an older game and the graphics are dated compared to current AAA titles
    • Age of Empires

      III

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Conquer the New World with the classic third part

      7
      8868 votes
      • PROS: Superb graphics, Some realistic elements and gameplay
      • CONS: Historical facts and scenarios wrong in parts
    • Company of Heroes

      Demo

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Real time strategy has never been so intense

      7
      641 votes
      • StarCraft II

        Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 17682

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Epic sci-fi real time strategy

        7
        1192 votes
        • PROS: Excellent single and multiplayer modes, Great graphics, Varied missions
        • CONS: Complex for beginners
      • Age Of Empires Online

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free online version of the strategy classic

        7
        1838 votes
        • PROS: Fun and colorful style, Accessible gameplay, Abundant help and tutorials, Various multiplayer modes
        • CONS: Lacks depth compared to som strategy games, Too few civilizations at the moment
      • Star Wars Empire at War

        - Forces of Corruption

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Everything A Star Wars Fan Needs From An Real Time Strategy Game

        6
        343 votes
        • PROS: The sound effects and models are very similar to what you see in the movies, There are plenty of units to build, The space battles and ground battles mix is very entertaining
        • CONS: You will soon become tired of the repetitive voice confirmation sounds, Some areas feel a little claustrophobic, You can build a massive army and send them all at once to defeat the game
      • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Updated classic real-time strategy game

        9
        45 votes
        • PROS: HD visuals and sound , Fast matchmaking
        • CONS: Lack of new content , Fairly high price
      • Clash Royale

        1.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        Clash of Clans little brother is in it to win it

        8
        218 votes
        • PROS: Simple mechanical, Good Elixir system , Colorful graphics, Micropayments are not essential
        • CONS: Patchy matchmaking
      • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

        Playable Demo

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Warcraft The Real Time Strategy Game

        7
        826 votes
        • PROS: The story is finally fleshed out and is very well executed, Early stages of the game are less formulaic and are more interesting, Missions are tricky and varied
        • CONS: Character models have mediocre quality, Confirmation sound effects are repetitive, Waiting for units to train may slow the momentum of the game
      • Virtual Villagers - The Tree of Life

        1.00 4

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        A relaxing casual sim game

        7
        292 votes
        • PROS: Simple, cheerful gameplay, Colorful, bright graphics, Real time, all the time, Ideal for kids
        • CONS: Can be very slow
      • Heroes of the Storm

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        The MOBA for everyone

        6
        355 votes
        • PROS: Shared team experience , A quick and exciting matches, Dynamic objectives , Designed for all
        • CONS: Cartoon style spoils villains, Expensive micro-transactions
      • Rise of Nations: Extended Edition

        2016

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Real Time Strategy Throughout History

        7
        13 votes
        • PROS: An engaging strategy experience, Accurate depiction of historic periods
        • CONS: Some minor violence, Very tactically focused
      • MEDIEVAL: Total War - Gold Edition

        2016

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Real-time Medieval battle and turn-based campaign strategy

        9
        3 votes
        • PROS: Improve your generals by having them fight battles, Play a shorter game and/or one with a smaller map
        • CONS: The graphics are poor compared to the versions that came afterwards, Your ships are tied to coastal waters until you develop bigger boats
      • Desperados: Wanted Dead Or Alive

        03.00.00

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Real-time strategy game set in the Wild West

        8
        307 votes
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1Reborn72177.7Windows, Mac
        2III88687.4Windows
        3Age of Kings Gold Edition86187.2Windows
        4Extended Edition53317.1Windows
        573137.1Windows, Mac