What are the best card battle games on Steam?

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    #1Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers

    Magic 2015 - Duels of the Planeswalkers
    Duels of the Planeswalkers is a online Magic collectible card game. In Magic you can command powerful creatures and wield devastating spells to defeat your opponents in this epic game of strategy.
    Games

    Windows, Android

    Free

    Nathan Hopkins
    Written on March 15, 2017
    "Duels of the planeswalkers is an epic card game that is sure to blow your mind and challenge your skills to the maximum. If you think you have the guts and the pride to play this game then Garruk awaits you."
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    #2Hearthstone

    Hearthstone

    Hearthstone is a card game available for different platforms like Android, iOS, Mac, and Windows. Players can collect cards, prepare your deck, and battle it out with other players. This card-based game is set in the Warcraft universe. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Brian Chapman
    Written on June 13, 2017
    "whats nice about this game is that I can play it anywhere. With Steam I can play it on any device and it is easy for my friends to join. The Ai game is challenging and allows me to practice before the online braws and tournaments."
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    #3SolForge

    SolForge
    This free-to-play collectible card game combines deep strategy and amazing battles. Build your deck wisely, as you will have to play many enemies, including your own friends in the multiplayer mode. 
    Games

    Web, Web, Windows, Android, iOS

    Free

    Harold Castillo
    Written on February 3, 2017
    "My friends are always going on about how much they love card battle games. I never really got into them but I figured I'd see if I could find any that looked appealing on Steam. That is when I came across SolForge. It was free so I decided to give it a shot. After playing for about a week I found myself enjoying it but there was one major downside. It wasn't really free. I learned all too soon that in order to compete against good players, I would need good cards and those cards cost money. It threw me off of this game completely. I'm sorry to say it but I have not played since."
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    #4Shadowverse CCG

    Shadowverse CCG

    Shadowverse is a free-to-play strategic collectible card video game from Cygames. More than 600 collectible cards are waiting for you in this game which features amazing real time multiplayer battles. Discover every hero and evolve your characters in the middle of the fight. 

    Games

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Lawrence Duncan
    Written on May 27, 2017
    "So I was looking for a card battle game on the steam platform. Shadowverse CCG first of all is free (which is always a positive) and very aesthetically pleasing. There are over 600 different cards in the game, which gives you a lot of options, and best of all there are anime girls. "
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    #5Duelyst

    Duelyst

    Duelyst is a turn-based strategy game developed by Counterplay Games Inc., released on August 23, 2016. This game features tactical battlefield that requires players to position their units and manage their resources efficiently.

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Hu Dong
    Written on September 20, 2017
    "Looks like a very fun and very involved game. It is free to pay so that makes it better when you can try out the game before you sink large amounts of money into it. It prolly has micro transactions but what games does not these days. The animation and videos look very engaging and taking the game on a competitive levels make it all so much better. "
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    #6Yomi

    Yomi
    Yomi: Fighting Card Game is a designer card game created by David Sirlin, inspired by Super Street Fighter II Turbo. Learn your character, practice combos, and read the opponent's tendencies. 10 characters to choose from, plus 10 more expansion characters available for purchase inside the app.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $14.99

    Ángel Ochoa
    Written on February 3, 2017
    "I really like card battle games like HearthStone (which is not available on Steam but on Battlenet) but I have never heard the game Yomi before although the game is released more than 2 years ago. After checking the game I have not seen any better or different characteristics than any other card battle game."
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    #7HEX: Shards of Fate

    HEX: Shards of Fate
    HEX is a digital trading card game with a full-fledged, story-driven roleplaying campaign. Explore the fabulous world of Entrath, wrestle your way through sinister dungeons and use skill and guile in matches against other players.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Linda Hopkins
    Written on January 1, 2017
    "I'm not very familiar (or familiar at all actually) with card battle games like this one but I was intrigued by the beautiful visuals. It is a pretty game. So I bought it for my nephew and was happy to hear back from him that the game was a total success, at least for him. I know he has a lot of time on his hands, being a teenager, and that is what it will take you to get immersed in the game. People spend a lot of time learning the mechanisms of the game and developing winning strategies, but overall, it seems to be a winner in that particular genre."
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    #8FORCED: Showdown

    FORCED: Showdown
    Forced: Showdown is an action rogue-like Galactic Game Show, that uses deck-building elements for character progression. Battle hordes of brutal foes to become a superstar in C-SAR's ever-changing action game show.
    Games

    Mac, Windows

    $19.99

    Justin Porter
    Written on March 25, 2017
    "FORCED: Showdown is an incredibly unique rogue-like that allows ability-like progression through the use of a card system. The further you progress the more cards you will obtain allowing you to customize them at will to make you character as powerful as possible."
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    #9Elder Scrolls: Legends

    Elder Scrolls: Legends
    The Elder Scrolls: Legends is a free-to-play collectible card video game based on the world and lore of the award-winning Elder Scrolls series. Play for hours or minutes across many game modes that are easy to learn but challenging to master.
    Games

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Kenneth Evans
    Written on March 19, 2017
    "It helped me understand what the game was , and what the Elder Scrolls game type was. This solution also provided me with information about the different game types i am able to play."
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    #10Faeria

    Faeria

    Faeria is a turn-based card strategy game which is set on fantasy universe where you play a dynamic playing board. This is the only card game where a player can gain all 300 cards in less than 50 hours. 

    Games

    Windows, Mac

    $24.99

    Dr. David Lude
    Written on January 30, 2019
    "“The Strategic Card Battler” with a battlefied that you build to get to your opponent or resource wells. Deck building and Card play combined with movement and blocking tactics makes Magic feel like checkers compared to Faeria. Yet it has all the ease of play and graphical quality of hearthstone yet it is not pay to win. An entire collection can be completed in a month. Best game ever!"
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    #11Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf

    Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf
    Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf is a free-to-play squad-based turn-based strategy with upgradable characters and perks. Plus collectible cards representing the arsenal of weapons and abilities. 
    Games

    Windows, Android, iOS

    Free

    Harold Garrett
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "The game is released on Sept, 2017 and it is very early to make a big claim like the best card battle game on Steam. Although HearthStone is not on the Steam because of being a Blizzard game, there are many well known games that are really good. Warhammer looks a nice game, but it is very early to decide what it really is."

Summary

Best What are the best card battle games on Steam
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Magic 2015 - Duels of the PlaneswalkersGames 15 Free
2HearthstoneGames 11 Free
3SolForgeGames 10 Free
4Shadowverse CCGGames 9 Free
5DuelystGames 7 Free
6YomiGames 6 Paid
7HEX: Shards of FateGames 4 Free
8FORCED: ShowdownGames 3 Paid
9Elder Scrolls: LegendsGames 1 Free
10FaeriaGames 0 Paid
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