Best Building Games on PC

The joy of creating and building has always been something many gamers have enjoyed through countless genres.

Everyone loves creating things, building large structures, cities, or even something simple as building a base to survive in a harsh environment. From survival games to city builders to colony simulation games, building stuff has always been an enjoyable experience.

So with that in mind, here's a list of the best free building games on both PC and Steam. The Best Free to Play games for PC and Steam

The Best building games on PC

The following is a list of some of the best building games on PC, starting from indies games to industry classics.

Best building games on PCDescriptionWhere to download
RimworldRimworld is a sci-fi colony sim where players take control of several survivors of a crashed ship and work to build a thriving colony while trying to survive many dangers from bandits and nature alike. Overall, the game is fun and holds no end to the enjoyment to be had, and has a ton of mods and mod support to add extra content to the game.Steam GOG
ValheimIf you ever wanted to experience what it would be like to be a mythical Viking warrior in a strange world that hates, give Valheim a shot. The game features nifty survival mechanics on top of a building system that allows players to create anything from small huts to massive castles all in a fantasy world inspired by Norse myths and legends.Steam
State of Decay 2: Juggernaut EditionState of Decay 2 is a sequel to the hit zombie community sim, and takes the concepts founded with the previous games and runs with it. The game expanded and added a ton of features and truly simulates what it would be like to run a group of survivors in a harsh world filled with zombies.Steam
FactorioFactorio is another sci-fi game that takes place on a strange planet where players must build a system of machines and factories to fight against a growing tide of alien bugs. The game also allows players to use their imagination and create ingenious structures.Steam
MinecraftMinecraft is a game that needs no introduction, it's the king of the crafting gerne and one of the best games that can serve as a tool for one's creativity. Nearly anything can be rebuilt and made in Minecraft and because of that it's one of the best building games in our book.Mojang.com
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