How often do you hunt through your PC game library for something different and end up playing an old favorite instead? New games can be a big commitment. It might take hours to decide that a game is not for you, and you have only so much free time. The thing is, it’s OK to play one game forever. PC games often have a bit more depth and staying power than their console counterparts, and you can usually add mods for a richer long-term experience. Our picks here have almost infinite replay value and can keep you entertained for hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of hours.
More of a console gamer? Try our guides to the Best Xbox Series X/S Games, the Best PS5 Games, or the Best Nintendo Switch Games.
Updated June 2023: We’ve added Cities: Skylines, Total War: Warhammer III, and Rocket League and updated prices.
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