The Best Squad Games

Update : Enlisted: Reinforced added at rank #19.
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Kenshi (2018)

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PC Windows

Experience the ultimate freedom in Kenshi, a unique open-world RPG that lets you forge your own path. Play as anyone, from a trader to a warlord, and shape your destiny in a harsh desert environment. Craft new equipment, build fortified havens, and research technologies to survive. With no limitations and a dynamic world, this is not just a game - it's a simulated life waiting to be conquered.


What we like:
  • Open world sandbox gameplay
  • Unique and interesting characters
  • High replayability
  • Immersive atmosphere
What could be improved:
  • Graphics could be better
  • Lack of a deep story

  • squad
  • sandbox
  • survival
  • rpg
  • open-world
  • post-apocalyptic
  • free-roaming
  • farming
  • management
  • open-ended
  • real-time
  • base-building
  • city-building
  • empire
  • travelling

2

Aliens: Dark Descent (2023)

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Playstation 4 Xbox One Playstation 5 PC Windows Xbox Series X/s Xbox Series X

In Aliens: Dark Descent, you'll command a squad of Colonial Marines to halt a horrifying Xenomorph outbreak. With open levels, strategic gameplay, and intense squad shooting, you'll be kept on the edge of your seat. Customize your soldiers, manage your resources, and outsmart the deadliest creature mankind has ever faced. Can you stop the outbreak before it's too late?

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What we like:
  • Immersive gameplay with a unique twist
  • Variety of enemies and maps
  • Rewarding squad building mechanics
  • Solid sound design
  • Well-executed level and environmental design
What could be improved:
  • Unmemorable characters
  • Limited customization options

  • squad
  • real-time
  • tactical
  • strategy
  • aliens
  • stealth
  • horror
  • survival-horror

3

Punishing: Gray Raven (2021)

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IOS iPhone Android

[New Coatings] Wings of Dawn (Empyrea exclusive), Lingering Fragrance (Lux exclusive), Scarlet Spring (Pavo exclusive). [New Stories] Chapter 17: The Surviving Lucem, Interlude: Blue Bird.

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  • squad
  • action
  • rpg
  • arpg
  • cyberpunk
  • real-time
  • hack-and-slash
  • drum
  • resource
  • visual-novel
  • cold-hearted
  • android
  • battle
  • mech
  • abstract

4

battlefielda-2042 (2021)

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PC Windows

It’s all or nothing in Season 7: Turning Point. Battlefield™ 2042 is a first-person shooter that marks the return to the iconic all-out warfare of the franchise.

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  • squad
  • shooter
  • vehicle
  • team
  • tanks
  • first-person
  • fps
  • battle
  • multiplayer
  • classic
  • fight
  • war
  • large-scale
  • cover
  • 128-player

5

Classified: France '44 (2024)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Command an elite team of allied special operators in Nazi-occupied France wreaking havoc in the run up to D-Day in this ambitious turn-based tactics game. Take on the might of Germany's war machine and launch daring raids in occupied territory. Can you do enough to ensure Allied victory?

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  • turn-based
  • tactical
  • squad
  • stealth
  • strategy
  • war-ravaged
  • cover
  • combat
  • grand-strategy

6

XCOM: Chimera Squad (2020)

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PC Windows

XCOM: Chimera Squad offers an engaging turn-based tactical combat experience in a post-invasion world where humans and aliens cooperate to build a new civilization. You will lead an elite force to combat underground threats in City 31, where you'll deploy unique agents with complementing abilities for devastating combos. This game features a strategic layer to manage your headquarters, offering a great challenge to test your skills.


What we like:
  • Lightweight game with basic XCOM elements
  • Cool new villains
  • Replayable with different characters
  • Comfortable difficulty
  • Good additions to X-COM formula
What could be improved:
  • Weak troops hinder the game's fun
  • Poor tactical and movement mechanics
  • Cringe story with preset agents
  • Breach mechanic doesn't work well

  • tactical
  • turn-based
  • squad
  • aliens
  • strategy
  • cover
  • combat
  • war
  • battle

7

GODDESS OF VICTORY: NIKKE (2022)

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IOS iPhone Android PC Windows

The level is very difficult, to find the secret of the goddess!


  • tps
  • anime
  • post-apocalyptic
  • rpg
  • sci-fi
  • squad
  • high-quality
  • driven
  • battle
  • racing
  • 2d
  • shooter
  • innovative
  • clicker
  • casual

8

Mass Effect Legendary Edition (2021)

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Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox One

The Mass Effect™ Legendary Edition includes single-player base content and over 40 DLC from the highly acclaimed Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 games, including promo weapons, armors, and packs — remastered and optimized for 4K Ultra HD.


  • rpg
  • sci-fi
  • tps
  • cover
  • squad
  • shooter
  • combat
  • story
  • action
  • vehicle
  • narrative
  • space

9

Verdun (2015)

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Playstation 4 Android Linux Mac OS PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox One

Merciless trench warfare immerses you and your squad in intense battles of attack and defense. Verdun is the first multiplayer FPS set in an authentic World War One setting offering a rarely seen battlefield experience.


  • shooter
  • squad
  • first-person
  • fps
  • bolt-action
  • multiplayer
  • war
  • tactical
  • artillery
  • historical
  • realistic

10

The Valiant (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Join Theoderich von Akenburg and his team of warriors on an epic journey filled with adventure and danger in The Valiant. Experience immersive squad-based RTS gameplay with a variety of units, each with unique skills to unlock. With multiple game modes, including PvP and co-op, and 15 hand-crafted single-player missions, The Valiant offers endless possibilities for strategy and combat.


What we like:
  • Good story
  • Well-designed characters
  • Solid graphics and music
  • Focus on tactics and decision-making
  • Infantry charges and cavalry trample abilities are great
What could be improved:
  • Slow and dull gameplay
  • Short length of gameplay
  • Lackluster multiplayer
  • Linear story with almost no choices
  • Awful replayability

  • real-time
  • strategy
  • medieval
  • squad
  • tactical
  • competitive
  • battle
  • historical
  • multiplayer

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