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A curated list of 15 RTS and Base building games to watch for | Top upcoming AAA & Indie PC and console strategy games

See what new RTS and Base building games are coming to PC and consoles in 2021/2022.

These are some of the Top 15 strategy games you will be able to play this and next year, with gameplay included, where possible. Some are new IPs, and by Indie developers, others are coming back after many years as sequels to fan favorite AAA franchises, while a few offer revolutionary new gameplay mechanics.

This list offers modern combat, fantasy, science fiction, classical and realistic games.

Liquidation – Echoes of the Past

Line War

Age of Empires IV

Five Nations

Mythos: Slavic Builder

IMMORTAL: Gates of Pyre

Heart Of Muriet


Total War: Warhammer III

Falling Frontier

Ardent Seas

Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator 2

Middle East Crisis

The Last Cohort

Tactical Combat Operations: Desert Storm

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LIQUIDATION is a tactical fantasy/sci-fi singleplayer and multiplayer real-time strategy game in which you take the role of a Deity to bring back balance to the devastated and war-torn world of Veá.


Line War, a new type of multiplayer RTS-style game with elements from 4X, Wargame, Auto Battler, and Real-Time Tactics genres. Draw commands and execute a superior strategy to win over your opponent without the need for micro-management.


Age of Empires IV takes players on a journey through the ages as they command influential leaders, build expansive kingdoms, and fight some of the most critical battles of the Middle Ages.

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Five Nations is a real-time sci-fi strategy game for PC platform. Encompassing tactical combat in space in real-time mixed with micromanagement of economy, construction, and production featuring different kind of single player modes.


Mythos Slavic Builder is a combination of classic real-time strategy games and it's based on Slavic mythology. Grow your settlement, build up the economy, army and explore maps guarded by mythical creatures & other clans.


IMMORTAL: Gates of Pyre is a free-to-play real-time strategy pc game where players act as god-generals to lead massive armies to destroy each other’s bases. Each god represents a proud and powerful nation vying for dominance, not just through their soldiers but through their divinely powered spells and abilities as well.


Heart Of Muriet, a unique voxel fantasy real-time strategy. Experience the land of Muriet and reunite your family in this epic real-time strategy game! It's a game for people who love RTS games, but intense micromanagement stops them from playing.


FrozenHeim is a serene Norse city builder with elaborate management gameplay and RTS tactical combat. Lead your Viking clan through hardships of the frozen north, season by season, year after year. Build and survive. Set sail, explore and conquer. Win Odin’s favor and secure your place in Valhalla!

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The cataclysmic conclusion to the Total War: WARHAMMER trilogy is coming. Rally your forces and step into the Realm of Chaos, a dimension of mind-bending horror where the very fate of the world will be decided. Will you conquer your Daemons… or command them?


Expand across a vast procedurally generated star system in Falling Frontier, a sci-fi RTS where intel and logistics are decisive factors. Design ships and raid enemy supply lines, lay minefields and construct recon stations, and battle enemy forces among asteroids and nebulae.


Ardent Seas blends modern naval combat with classical RTS gameplay, featuring Aliens, space lasers, and unholy amounts of missiles. Flagships, enormous floating command centers, can produce some of the ships, but larger ones, like Battleships and Carriers are built in Shipyards


Ultimate Epic Battle Simulator 2 is the most ridiculous and insane battle simulator in existence! Create eye watering battles with hundreds of thousands, even millions of characters on screen!

MEC – Middle East Crisis is a modern war RTS game set in the Middle East where nations are always in conflict, be it cold or hot. Reenacting many years of regional conflict that is both entertaining and empathetic.


The Last Cohort combines RTS elements with small-scale tactics to create uniquely challenging missions. Take control of an elite group of warriors and battle barbarians to rebuild the Kingdom of Vorgunval. With limited resources and troops, how will YOU choose to meet your objectives?

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Tactical Combat Operations: Desert Storm a quite realistic but simplistic modern RTS game set in deserts, oasis and cities of the middle east. Features several factions, build and combat gameplay and high fidelity.


Honorable mentions:

Red Alert 3 Mod called Generals Evolutions which recreates C&C Generals in fantastic detail.

Commanding Nations, a multiplayer game with skirmish against AI and by the look of the art, screenshots and the devblogs Developers are trying to make a game like C&C Generals 2 was to be.

Thank you for reading or watching! Happy gaming to you all!


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