18 Best Boating Video Games You Should Try [Video]

When it comes to playing games on your computer you want to make sure that you are trying out the best, right? And that means making sure that you know what some of those top games are. We’re going to take a look at 18 of the best boating games that you could (and should) be playing for yourself.

18 Best Boating PC Games:

Without further ado, here’s PowerSportsGuide‘s list of the top 18 best boating video games:

  1. Sea of Thieves
  2. ArchAge
  3. Sailaway – The Sailing Simulator
  4. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  5. Naval Action
  6. Windward
  7. Blackwake
  8. Maelstrom
  9. VR Regatta – The Sailing Game
  10. Sid Meier’s Pirates
  11. Sea Dogs
  12. Pancake Sailor
  13. Cold Waters
  14. Atlantic Fleet
  15. Enigma: Rising Tide
  16. Navyfield
  17. Ironclads 2 Collection
  18. Top Boat: Racing Simulator 3D

Let’s take a closer look at these top games and just what they’re all about.

1.         Sea of Thieves

This pirate-themed game lets you become a pirate captain or a crew and sail across the ocean finding coves, treasure, ships, and a whole lot more.

2.         ArchAge

If you want a hybrid game system that allows you to play on land and at sea, you can check out ArchAge, which gives you combat on all fronts as well as trade routes, battles and even building ships.

3.         Sailaway – The Sailing Simulator

Want to know what it would be like to sail a ship without actually going out to sea? Well, then you’ll want to check out this simulator, which lets you try out modern sailing right on your computer.

4.         Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

With this game, you’re going to sail on the Caribbean during the best time to be a pirate. Not only that but you get to be Edward Kenway and fight against some of the top pirates ever known to find treasure.

5.         Naval Action

For those who want a little more realism to their sailing adventure, this one is all about that. You get to build your ship, trade and even get involved in real combat.

6.         Windward

With this game, you get to sail the high seas and you can explore or even take on enemy ships. It’s all about being the captain of your own ship, across the entire world.

7.         Blackwake

This is a multiplayer game that allows you to create a pirate crew and keep your ship going. That includes everything you’ve ever heard about being a pirate.

8.         Maelstrom

Want to get out into the fantasy world? Then you’re going to love Maelstrom, which includes pirates, orcs, dwarves, and a whole lot of fun with your ship and your treasure.

9.         VR Regatta – The Sailing Game

Sailing can be a lot of fun and you can explore it even more with this game that lets you actually jump right into an immersive environment. Not to mention it’s great for those who want to relax or those who want more adventure.

10.       Sid Meier’s Pirates

Who doesn’t love trying their wits on the high seas? This game lets you become a pirate or a privateer and either way you get to have all the adventure and riches that you could possibly want.

11.       Sea Dogs

You get to be captain of your own ship and can serve as a privateer to your choice of European powers or you can even take on the mantle of a pirate.

12.       Pancake Sailor

Ready to explore the world from the relaxation of your own home? Because that’s what you’re going to do with this game for PC, which gives you a whole lot of options to explore the world.

13.       Cold Waters

Use this game to jump behind the wheel of a submarine. You get to take action from under the water, with plenty of different missions and battles to engage in.

14.       Atlantic Fleet

This game actually started out on iOS, but it’s since been released for PC and lets you check out single battles, campaigns, scenarios and a whole lot more. And you get to engage in turn-based combat.

15.      Enigma: Rising Tide

This game is alternative history and that makes it a little more unique but a whole lot of fun. You get to operate several different types of vessels and you will have plenty of fast-paced action going on at every turn.

16.       Navyfield

An older game, you’ll still find a lot of enjoyment out of Navyfield, which lets you play on teams and engage with a range of different modes, ships, and ore. Plus, the sessions are all fast and highly addicting. You’ll want to keep playing.

17.       Ironclads 2 Collection

There’s actually a collection of games here, which means several different ones to try out and they range through the 19th century. You will need to pick up the learning curve, however, as this game isn’t designed to be simple.

18.       Top Boat: Racing Simulator 3D

Boat racing is going to be a whole lot more fun when you can jump in with this simulator that lets you race your favorite powerboats and more.


There are plenty of video games out there for PC as well as any of your other favorite gaming systems and all you have to do is decide how you want to play. Whether you want something more relaxing and fun or something full of challenges you can find it here. Not to mention there are plenty of games that let you fight in a real battle, become a pirate, or engage in your own version of history.




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