Category: Single-player Survival

List of free-to-play single-player Survival games for PC, Console and Mobile devices. To qualify as survival, games MUST include basic survival needs, such as food and water, and survival-directed crafting as core components of gameplay. Battle royale games ARE NOT survival games. A survival game isn’t about saving your life from ennemies (otherwise most games would qualify as survival) but mostly about surviving from and on natural elements.

Muck is a free* single-player and multiplayer survival roguelike game for PC (Windows) by popular Norwegian developer, artist and youtuber Dani (who also made Crab Game and Karlson). Muck is a low poly, casual yet (very) challenging blend of survival (e.g. […]


State of Survival is a free-to-play* zombie-themed steampunk survival RTS (real-time strategy) game for PC (Windows client, or BlueStacks for Windows and Mac enhancements**) and Mobile (Android/iOS). The game has both a single-player campaign and PVP / PVE multiplayer game modes […]

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Planet Explorers is a (now free) single-player, open-world survival, adventure, RPG action game by PatheaGames for PC (Windows, Linux & Mac), available DRM free on the publisher’s website or via Steam, and made open source. First released in 2016, the […]


S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Anomaly is a free single-player survival FPS (first person shooter) game or “standalone mod” based on 2010 hit game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat. It is powered by the Monolith 64-bit engine, a custom fork of the X-Ray engine. Players can […]


ARK: Survival Evolved (mobile) is a free-to-play* mobile action-adventure survival game by Studio Wildcard for mobile (Android, iOS), set in a prehistoric world where players, who are stranded on an island, must survive roaming dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, natural hazards, […]

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Unturned is a free to play zombie-themed sandbox survival melee and shooter game for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux) in the emerging MMO/multiplayer apocalypse survival genre (although you can also play alone or in coop in PVE). Rather than focusing on […]


Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play single-player survival strategy game for PC, Mobile (iOS & Android) and Console (PS4, Xbox One & Switch) based on the poplar Fallout franchise Bethesda. Fallout Shelter puts you in control of a state-of-the-art underground Vault from […]

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Day R Survival is a free-to-play multiplayer and single-player survival / RPG management game for mobile set in post-apocalyptic USSR. Within days, the entire country became a radioactive wasteland – violence, hunger and disease ensued. Survive in nuclear USSR: defeat diseases, […]

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Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead is a free, open source turn-based horror survival roguelike game set in a post-apocalyptic world, for PC (Windows, Linux and Mac) and Android. The game is available in two versions: one that is exclusively text-based (played using […]