Download Real Time Strategy Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Age Of Empires II

    Age of Kings Gold Edition

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    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    One of the best real time strategy games ever

    7
    8677 votes
    • PROS: Really entertaining, Excellent gameplay, Good graphics
    • CONS: Looks its age
  • Empire Earth

    demo

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    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Shape History in Real Time with Empire Earth

    7
    1445 votes
    • PROS: Great graphics, Lots of fun features, Easy to get into
    • CONS: Can take a lot of time
  • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

    playable-demo

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    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Warcraft The Real Time Strategy Game

    7
    838 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
  • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Updated classic real-time strategy game

    9
    52 votes
    • PROS: HD visuals and sound, Fast matchmaking
    • CONS: Lack of new content, Fairly high price
  • StarCraft II

    Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 17682

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Epic sci-fi real time strategy

    7
    1196 votes
    • PROS: Excellent single and multiplayer modes, Great graphics, Varied missions
    • CONS: Complex for beginners
  • Company of Heroes

    Demo

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Real time strategy has never been so intense

    7
    639 votes
    • Command & Conquer 4

      Tiberian Twilight

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      Platform
      Windows

      An epic real time strategy saga comes to an end

      6
      62 votes
      • PROS: Good presentation, Concludes the long running story, Online and cooperative modes
      • CONS: Short campaign, Small maps
    • Desperados: Wanted Dead Or Alive

      03.00.00

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      Platform
      Windows

      Real-time strategy game set in the Wild West

      8
      309 votes
      • Rise of Nations: Extended Edition

        2016

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        Platform
        Windows

        Real Time Strategy Throughout History

        8
        15 votes
        • PROS: An engaging strategy experience, Accurate depiction of historic periods
        • CONS: Some minor violence, Very tactically focused
      • Virtual Villagers - The Tree of Life

        1.00 4

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        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
      • 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

        7
        345 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
      • BattleForge

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Real time strategy with card collection

        7
        181 votes
        • PROS: Card collection and RTS in an interesting concept, Attractive worlds and monsters
        • CONS: Installation is a bit complex, Multiplayer can be unbalanced, Single player is bit cliched
      • Northgard

        1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A real time strategy game with Vikings

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        • PROS: Great RTS game play with many options to play and win, Gorgeous graphics to amaze the eye
        • CONS: Game still in early access and may have bugs / problems, This is not a free game and requires purchase
      • AirMech Strike

        1.0

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        Platform
        Windows

        Free Action-Packed Real-Time Strategy Science Fiction Game

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS: AirMech Strike offers up a plethora of exciting advancements and customizable options., This game is free to play; a massive benefit before more advanced items are purchased.
        • CONS: Users will be presented with in-app advertisements., Regions with slow Internet connections might not be able to access the game.
      • Total Annihilation

        2016

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Classic space real time strategy game

        9
        4 votes
        • PROS: Solid strategy core, Great atmosphere
        • CONS: Dated graphics, No HD update
      • PokerOffice

        1.9

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Sophisticated online tool for honing poker skills

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Numerous analytical tools are at the immediate disposal of the user, Live feeds will help players modify their strategy in a real-time scenario
        • CONS: There is currently no free variant of this software package, Automatic updates may pose a slight risk of acquiring viruses
      • 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
      • StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        The epic finale StarCraft II deserves

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Completes the brilliant campaign, Technically excellent, Classic real-time strategy action
        • CONS: Problems with troop AI, No cover system
      • Total War: WARHAMMER II

        2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A fantasy real time strategy for Total War fans

        10
        3 votes
        • 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
      • Naval War: Arctic Circle

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Battle enemy naval and aerial forces for power and ultimate world domination in this Real Time Strategy game!

        7
        6 votes
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1Demo6397.5Windows, Mac
        2demo14457.3Windows
        3Age of Kings Gold Edition86777.2Windows
        4Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 1768211967.1Windows, Mac
        5playable-demo8387Windows
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