Download Real Time Strategy - Best Software & Apps

  • Dota 2

    Reborn

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The definitive action strategy game

    7
    7063 votes
    • Stronghold Crusader

      demo

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      Platform
      Windows

      Defend your fortress and your people during the Crusades

      8
      4199 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

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      Platform
      Windows

      One of the best real time strategy games ever

      7
      2095 votes
      • PROS: Really entertaining, Excellent gameplay, Good graphics
      • CONS: Looks its age
    • Spore

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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Evolution to order

      7
      4017 votes
      • PROS: Very orginal concept, Great online community
      • CONS: Quite short, Not very challenging
    • Age of Mythology

      Extended Edition

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      Platform
      Windows

      Summon Heroes of Legend to Battle

      7
      2159 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,
    • Clash Royale

      1.2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Clash of Clans little brother is in it to win it

      8
      7 votes
      • PROS: Simple mechanical, Good Elixir system , Colorful graphics, Micropayments are not essential
      • CONS: Patchy matchmaking
    • Age of Empires

      III

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      Platform
      Windows

      Conquer the New World with the classic third part

      7
      1904 votes
      • PROS: Superb graphics, Some realistic elements and gameplay
      • CONS: Historical facts and scenarios wrong in parts
    • Empire Earth

      Demo

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      Platform
      Windows

      Shape History in Real Time with Empire Earth

      7
      1070 votes
      • PROS: Great graphics, Lots of fun features, Easy to get into,
      • CONS: Can take a lot of time,
    • Company of Heroes

      Demo

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      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Real time strategy has never been so intense

      7
      408 votes
      • StarCraft II

        Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 17682

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        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Epic sci-fi real time strategy

        7
        740 votes
        • PROS: Excellent single and multiplayer modes, Great graphics, Varied missions
        • CONS: Complex for beginners
      • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

        Playable Demo

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        Platform
        Windows

        Warcraft The Real Time Strategy Game

        6
        539 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,
      • Star Wars Empire at War

        - Forces of Corruption

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        Platform
        Windows

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

        6
        238 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

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        • PROS: HD visuals and sound , Fast matchmaking
        • CONS: Lack of new content , Fairly high price
      • Virtual Villagers - The Tree of Life

        1.00 4

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        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        A relaxing casual sim game

        7
        281 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
        232 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

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        Platform
        Windows

        Real Time Strategy Throughout History

        0
        2 votes
        • PROS: An engaging strategy experience, Accurate depiction of historic periods
        • CONS: Some minor violence, Very tactically focused
      • Dungeon Keeper 2

        varies-with-device

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        Platform
        Windows

        A truly amazing dungeon building classic from BullFrog

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        • PROS: You can complete the levels however you wish, The game becomes more interesting and complex as you progress
        • CONS: The interface is a little dated for modern players, Dark Knights and Dark Angels don't spawn but there is a fix
      • Total War: WARHAMMER II

        2

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        Platform
        Windows

        A fantasy real time strategy for Total War fans

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        • PROS: The graphics on the campaign map battle map and cut scenes are amazing, They were able to add the Warhammer mythology into this RTS game
        • CONS: This game requires a lot of processor power and only people with gaming computers can play, The narrative campaign may be difficult to follow if you haven’t already played the first Total War Warhammer game
      • Total Annihilation

        2016

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        Platform
        Windows

        Classic space real time strategy game

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        • PROS: Solid strategy core, Great atmosphere
        • CONS: Dated graphics, No HD update
      • Vainglory

        Release

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone

        A notable MOBA for mobile

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Great mobile MOBA, Good controls, Beautiful graphics
        • CONS: Bad online communication , Microtransaction prices are too high
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      1demo41997.5Windows
      2Reborn70637.4Windows, Mac
      3Age of Kings Gold Edition20956.9Windows
      4Extended Edition21596.8Windows
      540176.7Windows, Mac