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
    8618 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
    1423 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
    641 votes
    • StarCraft II

      Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 17682

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      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
    • Star Wars Empire at War

      - Forces of Corruption

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      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
    • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

      Playable Demo

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      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

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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
    • Rise of Nations: Extended Edition

      2016

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      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

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      Platform
      Windows

      Real-time strategy game set in the Wild West

      8
      307 votes
      • Total Annihilation

        2016

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Classic space real time strategy game

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Solid strategy core, Great atmosphere
        • CONS: Dated graphics, No HD update
      • Total War: WARHAMMER II

        2

        License
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        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
      • 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
      • Supreme Commander

        Demo

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        Platform
        Windows

        Impressive real time strategy in a futuristic atmosphere

        7
        124 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
        • Final Fantasy XV: A New Empire

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          A city building and real-time fighting MMO game

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          • PROS: The graphics and gameplay are amazing, There is plenty to do in the game to keep you occupied
          • CONS: You need a high-end device to play with full graphics settings, Earning in-game gold is very time consuming
        • Sins of a Solar Empire

          Demo

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          Platform
          Windows

          Real time strategy in outer space

          7
          95 votes
          • PROS: Very original plot and setting, Interesting challenges for strategy lovers
          • CONS: Feels a bit overwhelming, Maps are huge - this may be a drawback for non hardcore gamers
        • War Commander for Pokki

          1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          War Commander for Pokki is a free real-time strategy war game app for your PC.

          8
          41 votes
          • Supreme Commander 2

            Demo

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Real time strategy on a huge scale

            8
            122 votes
            • PROS: Generous Demo, Big scale, Detailed graphics
            • CONS: Poor dialogue, Scale can be overwhelming
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          1Demo6417.4Windows, Mac
          2Demo14237.2Windows
          3Age of Kings Gold Edition86187.2Windows
          4Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 1768211927.1Windows, Mac
          5Playable Demo8267Windows