Best Games Like Starfield

Starfield has captivated many players but after its end, what are you supposed to play? In this guide, I will showcase the best games like Starfield.

From open-world exploration to a more story-driven experience, this list will have something for everybody to enjoy and experience in a similar vein to what Starfield offers.

Here is a quick list of the best games like Starfield that we’ll cover in the article:

  • Star Wars Jedi Survivor
  • The Outer Worlds
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Fallout 4
  • Hogwarts Legacy
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • Atomic Heart
  • Void Crew

If you want to try a more console-centric experience with family and friends, check out our list of the best 4-player games on the Nintendo Switch.

Star Wars Jedi Survivor

  • Release Date: April 28, 2023
  • Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor takes place 5 years after the events of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. It is a third-person action-adventure game, where you follow the story of Cal Kestis across the galaxy.

You will be able to discover new planets, along with familiar ones from the franchise. Master new skills, and abilities that will change how you traverse the world, and how explore.

The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds
  • Release Date: October 2019
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch

Created by a team that worked with Bethesda for previous games, it feels a lot like Starfield, but without its depth. Still, it remains a humorous, well made and highly enjoyable experience.

Set in a dystopian future, The Outer Worlds gives you a captivating journey through a galaxy controlled by mega-corporations.

You will play a character awakened from cryosleep to find themselves in the midst of a sprawling conspiracy – so expect to make choices, allies and foes during your experience.

You’ve got the RPG elements, the nice story (although short), a space-setting and a general feeling that you’re playing Starfield when trying this game. A bit underrated in my opinion, so definitely worth trying.

It’s also a game that we’ve covered heavily here on Common Sense Gamer, but you can start with some general Outer Worlds gameplay tips and tricks.

No Man’s Sky

  • Release Date: August 9, 2016
  • Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, macOS, iPadOS

No Man’s Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated universe.

The galaxy is a living, breathing place. Embark on an epic voyage at the center of the galaxy. You will have to face hostile creatures and fierce pirates, and survival will be up to you, and the choices you make along the way.

Always make sure to upgrade your ship, upgrade your weapons, and definitely the suit that keeps you alive.

Fallout 4

fallout 4
  • Release Date: November 2015
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation

This is the BEST game in the Fallout franchise (sorry, Fallout: New Vegas fans!) and, even though a bit older than most other games on the list, it has aged well.

Not to mention the fact that there are plenty of mod and unofficial updates that really make it a standout and complete experience for RPG fans looking to play something like Starfield.

Also released by Bethesda, it’s basically Starfield on Earth only, without the star ships, but with mutants and zombies and plenty of character. If you somehow haven’t tried it, you must try do so ASAP!

Hogwarts Legacy

  • Release Date: February 10, 2023
  • Platforms: PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows

Dive into the Harry Potter universe and the world of magic, while exploring a vast world filled with easter eggs, and a ton of collectibles.

You will follow a rich story, learn spells that will help you along your journey, and uncover secrets. Sidequests that will enrich your view of the world, and tough enemies that will test your skills.

An immersive experience that is even fresh on repeat playthroughs by seeing what all four different houses have to offer.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

  • Release Date: November 11, 2011
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows

Skyrim has been rereleased for so many platforms through the years, and it has withstood the test of time.

No matter how many times you go back to it, the world will remain rich, vibrant, and alive. No matter where your adventure starts, which faction you join, or what skills you focus on, the Dragonborn will always be a character to go back to.

You can become a Vampire, or a Werewolf, get married, build a home, start a family, or fight tough bosses throughout the world.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition

  • Release Date: April 30, 2021
  • Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming

Mass Effect Legendary Edition is an amalgamation of the complete Mass Effect series. It includes single-player base content and over 40 DLC from Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3 games, including promo weapons, armor, and packs.

Experience an unbelievable story, where every choice matters and every decision will affect every mission, every personal relationship, every battle, and even the fate of the entire galaxy itself.

With a huge variety of customization options, your character will truly feel your own.

Atomic Heart

Atomic Heart
  • Release Date: February 2023
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox, PlayStation

If you’re looking for a darker, grittier and more insane & intense game that’s like Starfield, then you definitely have to try Atomic Heart.

Definitely a step up in terms of gore and violence, it remains a game with a great story, a wonderful world and an amazing concept. And it’s futuristic enough to make up for the lack of spaceships and planet exploration.

Void Crew

Void Crew
  • Release Date: September 2023
  • Platforms: PC

If you’re all about the space ships and space exploration, but also co-op gameplay, Void Crew is the hidden gem you were looking for.

While it’s not focusing on the RPG elements and building up a solid story, it’s a great fun game to play with friends… in space.

You will pilot ships, explore the universe, scavenge derelict ships and encounter plenty of enemies: all with your friends, in an unforgiving environment that’s equally frustrating and amazingly addictive.

In other words, if you enjoy playing Starfield, you will surely enjoy this one too.

Final Thoughts

There are many different games that could invoke the same feelings that Starfield did.

Whether you are looking for a space adventure, a thrilling story, or an open world to explore, these games will offer a new experience that is worthy.

If you want to try a simpler gaming experience to fill those day-to-day moments, check out our guide on the best games like Honkai Star Rail.

With all the best games like Starfield listed are you itching to dive deep into a new adventure? Let us know in the comments down below, which game you want to try, and if there are any other games you would suggest to others that you love.


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