TOP 40 SQUAD-BASED SHOOTER GAMES

Ah, squad-based shooters. The genre where you get to experience all the joys of teamwork and communication, except with the added bonus of taking down your enemies with squad-level tactics. It's like playing a game of chess, except instead of kings and queens, you've got assault rifles and grenades. What's not to love about this genre? You get to bond with your squadmates, share war stories, and take down the enemy together. And let's not forget the thrill of victory when your team comes out on top in a hard-fought battle. Luckily for you, we've curated a list of the best squad-based shooters on the market. So if you're looking for a new game to play with your buddies or just want to immerse yourself in some intense tactical combat, you've come to the right place. Check out our list and get ready to lead your team to victory!

#01
Games like Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Vegas 2

Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Vegas 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#02
Games like Tom Clancys Ghost Recon 2

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Console
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#03
Games like Americas Army

Americas Army

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#04
Games like Gears of War 2

Gears of War 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, Xbox One
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#05
Games like SWAT 4

SWAT 4

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#06
Games like Pathway to Glory

Pathway to Glory

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8/10

#07
Games like Tom Clancys Rainbow Six

Tom Clancys Rainbow Six

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Console, Mac
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8/10

#08
Games like Binary Domain

Binary Domain

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.8/10

#09
Games like Delta Force 2

Delta Force 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#10
Games like Star Wars Republic Commando

Star Wars Republic Commando

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#11
Games like Tom Clancys Ghost Recon

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Mac, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#12
Games like Battalion Wars

Battalion Wars

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#13
Games like Global Operations

Global Operations

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#14
Games like Modern Combat

Modern Combat

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Android, PC
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#15
Games like Cold Space

Cold Space

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Android, PC, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#16
Games like ArmA II

ArmA II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#17
Games like Gears of War

Gears of War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, Xbox One
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#18
Games like Brute Force

Brute Force

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#19
Games like Flashpoint Germany

Flashpoint Germany

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Browser
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#20
Games like Project Eden

Project Eden

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Console
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 7.2/10

#21
Games like Vietcong

Vietcong

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 7/10

#22
Games like FireTeam

FireTeam

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7/10

#23
Games like Deadly Dozen

Deadly Dozen

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 6.9/10

#24
Games like Army of Two

Army of Two

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 6.8/10

#25
Games like Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 6.4/10

#26
Games like Conflict: Global Terror

Conflict: Global Terror

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 6/10

#27
Games like SWAT

SWAT

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 4.4/10

#28
Games like SWAT 3

SWAT 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: n/a

#29
Games like Payday

Payday

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Console, PS3
  • Release: 1990
  • Rating: n/a

#30
Games like SOCOM 4

SOCOM 4

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: n/a

#31
Games like Ghost Recon (Series)

Ghost Recon (Series)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Console, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: n/a

#32
Games like Dilemma

Dilemma

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Browser, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: n/a

#33
Games like Soldiers

Soldiers

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: n/a

#34
Games like Joint Operations

Joint Operations

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: n/a

#35
Games like SOCOM II

SOCOM II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: n/a

#36
Games like Operation Flashpoint

Operation Flashpoint

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: n/a

#37
Games like Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Wii, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: n/a

#38
Games like SOCOM

SOCOM

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: n/a

#39
Games like SOCOM 3

SOCOM 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: n/a

#40
Games like Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360, Mac, Console
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: n/a