Download Sandbox Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

    (GTA: Vice City)

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    Do you want to be the boss of Vice City?

    8
    38815 votes
    • PROS: More realistic and detailed than GTA 3, Great storyline, Variety of missions, Soundtrack
    • CONS: The graphics are seem outdated
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

    1.07

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac

    Play one of the classic sandbox Grand Theft Auto games

    8
    4327 votes
    • PROS: Excellent port, Updated graphics, Includes all the music and voice acting
    • CONS: Controls are frustrating, Large download
  • ROBLOX

    1.4.6.53

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Lego-like sandbox worlds designed for kids

    8
    19164 votes
    • PROS: Lots of creative freedom, Tons of user created worlds to explore and play with, Safe for children, Parent login to manage your kid's account
    • CONS: Game is fairly glitchy, Website is unintuitive, Limited features for non-paying members
  • Minecraft

    1.12.2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Sandbox game of creativity and survival

    7
    179787 votes
    • PROS: Immense worlds, Complete freedom of movement, Very creative
    • CONS: Occasional connection problems, Lack of in-game instructions
  • Garry's Mod

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The mod that became a legend

    8
    6795 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, The Ultimate sandbox on your PC, Easy to play, A big community
    • CONS: Old-fashioned graphics
  • City Racing

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free sandbox racing game

    7
    3385 votes
    • PROS: Big city
    • CONS: Terrible physics, Dull graphics
  • Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

    Beta

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Minecraft gets a special version for Windows 10

    8
    4976 votes
    • PROS: Improved graphics, Genuine sandbox game, Hours and hours of fun and creativity
    • CONS: No cross saves with PC version yet
  • TerraTech

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An Amazing Sandbox Vehicle Builder For Imaginative Builders

    8
    499 votes
    • PROS: It is MineCraft with good graphics and vehicle building, Allows for far more creativity than other games of its ilk, The flying mechanics are surprisingly well done
    • CONS: Like MineCraft there is no overall point to playing the game, Losing all your parts in a fight is frustrating and spoils the game, It requires 6GB of RAM for a good game (which is a lot)
  • Universe Sandbox 2

    Preview

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The universe is in your hands again

    7
    1121 votes
    • Arma 3

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Epic realistic military sandbox shooter

      8
      47 votes
      • PROS: Fantastic immersive experience, Endless additional content
      • CONS: Harsh learning curve, Slow-paced
    • Jurasic World Evolution

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Detailed Virtual Sandbox for Jurassic Park Fans

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Incredible graphics and amazingly entertaining audio effects., No prior experience is required to become immersed within this game.
      • CONS: While not yet rated, some scenes may be inappropriate for children., It is unknown whether Jurassic World Evolution will be available for Mac users.
    • Broke Protocol: Online City Life Sandbox

      0.65.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A new sandbox RPG

      9
      29 votes
      • PROS: Endless possibilities, Continuously expanding city
      • CONS: Still in early release stages, Not as comprehensive as other RPGs
    • Creativerse

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and intense sandbox-style gaming app for personal computers

      10
      35 votes
      • PROS: There is no charge to download and play this game, A multiplayer option enables friends to enjoy the action
      • CONS: An Internet connection will always be required to play Creativerse, Two gigabytes of RAM are required for the game to function
    • ROBLOX Mobile

      2.207.62260

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      Lego-like sandbox worlds designed for kids

      9
      38 votes
      • PROS: Lots of creative freedom, Tons of user created worlds to explore and play with, Safe for children, Parent login to manage your kid's account
      • CONS: Game is fairly glitchy, Website is unintuitive, Limited features for non-paying members
    • RollerCoasterTycoon 3

      Platinum 1.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Build your own roller coaster theme park

      6
      97 votes
      • PROS: Theme park only limited by your imagination, Lots of fun creating and designing rides, Sandbox and commercial business mode
      • CONS: Graphics should be better
    • Terasology

      (Blockmania) Pre Alpha 485

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free and Open-Source Sandbox for Fans of Minecraft

      8
      221 votes
      • PROS: A great alternative for anyone who is a fan of Minecraft., Users can add their code into the larger digital database.
      • CONS: Some have reported that many bugs are present during gameplay., There is no information regarding customer support.
    • Farm Together

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fun and Relaxing First-Person Faring Sandbox Game

      9
      22 votes
      • PROS: This game is suitable for all age groups., The addition of bright and colorful graphics is a nice visual touch.
      • CONS: A high-speed broadband Internet connection is required during gameplay., Some users have stated that the game becomes repetitive after a short period of time.
    • Mafia II

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Epic mob sandbox game

      8
      335 votes
      • PROS: Cool fifties setting, Empire City looks great
      • CONS: Pedestrian AI is a bit stupid!, City somewhat empty
    • Survive the Nights

      1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multi-Player Survival Sandbox for RPG Fans

      10
      2 votes
      • PROS: Teamwork provides unique opportunities to gain strength over time., The initial graphics appear to be quite impressive.
      • CONS: This game is still being developed and bugs are likely to be present., Developers have yet to confirm a release date.
    • Meadow

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A multiplayer sandbox in a meadow filled with animals

      9
      7 votes
      • PROS: Make friends with complete strangers, There are over 60 skins and 90 types of emots
      • CONS: There is very little purpose to this sandbox game, Things become very boring if you cannot make friends with others
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    11.4.6.53191648.22524003339594Windows, Android
    267957.730051508462102Windows, Mac
    3Beta49767.665695337620588Windows
    4(GTA: Vice City)388157.574077032075242Windows, iPhone
    51.12.21797877.1302218736615535Windows, Mac, Web Apps