We have compiled successful games based on Scandinavian and Viking culture. Here are the best Viking games, some of which stand out with the components of the strategy genre, while some of them managed to get a passing grade from the players with pure action.
The Best Viking Games
- God of War
- Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- Song of Iron
- Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
- For Honor
- Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
- Mount and Blade: Warband – Viking Conquest
- The Banner Saga
- Expeditions: Viking
- Bad North
- Tribes of Midgard
God of War
Platforms: PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, PS5, PS Vita, PS Portable
God of War, which is not only based on Scandinavian mythology but also weaves its own story, is among the most successful works the game world has ever seen. The production, which received a passing grade from us in every aspect, from its gameplay mechanics to its story, from its music to its description of the world, succeeded in establishing a throne in the hearts of millions of players.
Platforms: PC, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One
The survival game Valheim, which you can play with your friends, asks players to transform into fearless warriors and write their own legends for Odin. Combining exploration, superbuilding and survival mechanics, Valheim must fight against the mighty creatures of the realm and win them all.
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In the game where we are responsible for establishing the settlement of a Viking colony, you can become the leader of your clan and embark on a long construction adventure in the cold lands of the north. A delightful game for those who love Viking culture, Frozenheim is also one of the newest productions on our list.
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
Developed by Ninja Theory, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, one of the best Viking games, combines stunning visuals with a journey into the depths of the mind. Accompanying the Celtic warrior Senua’s terrifying journey, the production establishes a fascinating connection between mythology and mental illness.
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Song of Iron
Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
In Song of Iron, where we give life to an indomitable Viking warrior whose village is on fire, you have to keep on going non-stop and go against giants, creatures and even gods as well as the warriors of the enemy clan. We can say that Song of Iron is one of the best Viking games that stands out with its simplicity but offers enjoyable hours despite its minimal structure.
Platforms: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4, Android
Reaching a Very Positive rating with over 35,000 reviews on Steam, Northgard combines Viking mythology with clan management and strategic elements. Players aim to develop their clan by protecting it from dangers on a mysterious continent. Northgard is also one of the best strategy games you can play.
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
Platforms: PC, Amazon Luna, Stadia, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
With Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, players take the place of raider Eivor and go on an adventure that exceeds tens of hours. If you purchase additional packages in the game, which invites Viking lovers to an endless adventure, you can travel to Ireland and take part in the Siege of Paris.
Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One
Ubisoft’s For Honor reveals the endless struggle of the Samurai, Knight and Viking clans. Reviving Viking lovers with its successful animations and impressive battles, For Honor offers the opportunity to give life to the indomitable warriors named Berserker and go into battle.
Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
The Britannia ring of the Total War Saga series invites fans of the strategy genre to a never-ending struggle, this time of diplomacy and war on British soil. In the game where you control northern raiders, you can lead Viking armies to the prosperous Anglo-Saxon land.
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Mount and Blade: Warband – Viking Conquest
Mount and Blade: Warband’s standalone expansion Viking Conquest blends the beloved Mount and Blade formula with an immersive Viking adventure. We recommend Viking Conquest, where we find blood on our sword in Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon lands, especially for Mount and Blade: Warband lovers.
The Banner Saga
Platforms: PC, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PS 4, PS Vita, Xbox One
With The Banner Saga trilogy, you can plunge into an unforgettable story and learn a lot about journey, friendship and struggle. With its deep structure and gripping story, The Banner Saga invites those who love Norse culture to an incredible adventure.
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Expeditions: Viking, a game with a lot of role-playing elements and a turn-based gameplay system, manages to impress even the players who will just enter the turn-based genre with its impressive story. Adopting a realistic gameplay structure, where you can sit back and enjoy the dialogues and exploration elements presented to you, Expeditions: Viking is a good option for players who love role-playing games.
Platforms: PC, iOS, Android, Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One
Bad North is a production that you can easily access from any device. The game, which stands out with its simple and immersive-looking, slightly real-time strategy-type gameplay, can be finished in a short time.
If you’re looking for a game where you defend your tiny kingdom against incoming viking waves, your strategic decisions are important and your mistakes are not forgiven, it definitely deserves a chance.
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Tribes of Midgard
Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
First of all, we would like to point out that Tribes of Midgard has a complex and difficult structure. This game, which has the potential to bore you in a short time when you play alone, can be very entertaining when you play it with a few like-minded friends.
Tribes of Midgard, which is a very detailed game that is about Scandinavian mythology and contains even role-playing elements, has more gameplay mechanics than many game genres.
We have come to the end of our list of the best Viking games. Are there any other games in this genre that you think should be on the list? We are waiting for your comments.