Download Strategy Games for Windows - Best Software & Apps

  • Plants vs. Zombies

    3.0

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Gardening just got dangerously undead

    8
    30564 votes
    • PROS: Fun and original game, Amusing graphics, Many different plant weapons and zombie types, Different modes
    • CONS: First levels a bit too easy, Start of each level is slow, Music can be annoying
  • Hello Neighbor

    alpha-3

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Go where you don't belong in Hello Neighbor

    9
    6792 votes
    • PROS: Strange but charming art style, Atmosphere of breathless tension, Effective soundtrack, Adaptive neighbor AI
    • CONS: Expect to get caught frequently, at least early on
  • Dota 2

    Reborn

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The definitive action strategy game

    8
    7291 votes
    • 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
      8657 votes
      • PROS: Really entertaining, Excellent gameplay, Good graphics
      • CONS: Looks its age
    • Zoo Tycoon

      Demo

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      Platform
      Windows

      Free Simulation Game for Strategy Fans

      7
      2613 votes
      • Stronghold Crusader HD

        2016

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        Platform
        Windows

        A Full Version Strategy game for Windows

        9
        146 votes
        • Stronghold Crusader II

          License
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          Platform
          Windows

          The Continuation of a Great Classic of Medieval Strategy

          7
          605 votes
          • PROS: Graphics achieved, Cooperative multi-player mode, Fortress management, Cooperative multi-player mode
          • CONS: Lack of indicators, Awful interface
        • Octogeddon

          1.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Silly indie action strategy game

          9
          295 votes
          • PROS: Fast action, Surprising strategy
          • CONS: Mediocre appearance, Somewhat repetitive
        • Company of Heroes

          Demo

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          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          Real time strategy has never been so intense

          7
          644 votes
          • Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos

            playable-demo

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            Warcraft The Real Time Strategy Game

            7
            834 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
          • Stronghold 3

            2016

            License
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            Platform
            Windows

            A Full Version Strategy game for Windows

            10
            9 votes
            • Age of Empires II: HD Edition

              2016

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Full Version Strategy game for Windows

              7
              8 votes
              • StarCraft II

                Wings of Liberty 1.2.1 17682

                License
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                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                Epic sci-fi real time strategy

                7
                1194 votes
                • PROS: Excellent single and multiplayer modes, Great graphics, Varied missions
                • CONS: Complex for beginners
              • Bloons TD Battles

                2016

                License
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                Platform
                Windows

                A Full Version Strategy game for Windows

                9
                38 votes
                • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

                  1.0

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Updated classic real-time strategy game

                  9
                  47 votes
                  • PROS: HD visuals and sound, Fast matchmaking
                  • CONS: Lack of new content, Fairly high price
                • War Chess

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Cool Game for Strategy Fans

                  7
                  814 votes
                  • PROS: Cool and colourful graphics, Lots of impressive animations
                  • CONS: Graphics can be a little distracting at times, A few bugs in the system
                • Halo Wars 2

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Tactics and Strategy within an Action-packed Halo World

                  9
                  107 votes
                  • PROS: Challenging action and fun, Rewarding tactical strategy
                  • CONS: Unsuitable for younger children, Real-time strategy not to everyone's taste
                • Age of Mythology: Extended Edition

                  2016

                  License
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                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A Full Version Strategy game for Windows

                  9
                  8 votes
                  • Star Wars Empire at War

                    - Forces of Corruption

                    License
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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
                  • Nanny Mania 2

                    1.6

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    A Demo Strategy game for Windows

                    7
                    113 votes
                    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                    1alpha-367928.6Windows, Android, iPhone
                    2Reborn72917.7Windows, Mac
                    33.0305647.7Windows
                    4Age of Kings Gold Edition86577.2Windows
                    5Demo26136.7Windows
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