The 5 biggest survival MMOs on Steam in February 2023

The 5 biggest survival MMOs on Steam in February 2023

We have compiled a list of the biggest survival MMOs on Steam for you here. We present 5 different games of the genre to you.

What are these games? The games listed all belong to the Survival MMO genre. Titles were selected based on player count to find the biggest games.

According to which criteria was it selected? The following factors were important in the selection:

  • The games must be available on Steam.
  • All games must belong to the Survival MMO genre.
  • On the analytics website Steamdb are they listed as the most played survival games (as of February 24, 2023); we have sorted it out so that only survival MMOs are really singled out

We provide you with a game description and a trailer for each survival MMO presented. There is also a pro and con comparison and an indication of who the game could be interesting for.

There is also a bonus game that is the biggest survival game on Steam in February 2023. However, it only offers 8-player co-op. Despite MMO elements, you don’t have any PvP or fights for building sites here, although friendly fire is always active. Nevertheless, we didn’t want to withhold it from you and included it as a little extra.

5. 7 Days to Die

developer: The Fun Pimps | Release date: December 13, 2013 (Early Access) | Steam page: 7 Days to Die

What is 7 Days to Die? After a nuclear war, the world is a post-apocalyptic environment where you must fight for your survival.

Because a virus has turned some of the survivors into zombies. You are one of the few people fighting to avoid getting caught too.

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You can expect a survival game with crafting, which also integrates shooter and tower defense elements. On top of that there is a pinch of role-playing, since you can also improve your character and its skills.

Fight different types of zombies, get to know their attack patterns and behavior better and assemble the perfect apocalypse equipment from weapons, clothing, armor and tools. Drive through the huge game world with multiple biomes and explore the remains of humanity.

But always remember that I am looking for a safe place for you to spend the night. Because otherwise it can quickly happen that the zombies catch you cold.

Here you will find a video with all the information you need to know about 7 Days to Die.

7 Days to Die – Live Action Trailer

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  • character progression
  • Gameplay includes tower defense and shooter elements
  • Reminds me of a mixture of DayZ and Minecraft
  • Procedurally generated worlds invite you to explore

  • Has been in Early Access since 2013
  • The game is designed so that at some point you will bite the dust

For whom is 7 Days to Die worthwhile? Especially players who enjoy Minecraft and DayZ could also get their money’s worth in 7 Days to Die. The game is also suitable for beginners of the genre as well as for old hands due to an increasing difficulty in the course of the game.