Pirate games have long been a favorite among gamers of all ages. Be it a rainy night spent with your family by the fireplace or an afternoon in with your friends, a good pirate game can always spice things up. Being a special niche of adventure games, pirate games take you to the medieval era when robberies by pirates were common.
Best Pirate games for PC
Without further ado, here is a list of our favorite pirate games available for Windows 10 PC, so boredom becomes a thing of the past as you immerse in a tiny of scalding sun, shifting seas and shimmering gold:
- The Pirate: The Plague of the Dead
- The Pirate: Caribbean Hunt
- Pirates of Everseas
- Pirate Escape
- Pirates & Pearls: Match, build & design
- Pirate's Path
- Age of Wind 3
- Pirates Hero Puzzle
- Set Sail: Caribbean
- Nightmares from the Deep 3: Davy Jones
Interestingly, most pirate games aren't the plug and play type. They usually involve a story.
1] The Pirate: The Plague of the Dead
Pick up the mantel of the fierce and legendary Captain John Rackham and command the Jolly Rancher on an adventure you will not forget. The Plague of the Dead is an open-world game with visuals and campaigns that let you relive the golden age of the pirates. Resurrect the flying ship's pirates, unlock hidden ships and unique upgrades and witness the true colors of the sea and the saucy sailors here.
2] The Pirate: Caribbean Hunt
In this story-driven strategy and adventure game, you command the Jolly Rancher in all its pirate-hearted glory. With over 15 classes of ships, multiple kinds of ammo, captain skills and heavy upgrades, the Caribbean Hunt makes for a rather amazing pirate game. Lay claim to vast hoards of treasure and unspeakable glory and commandeer the finest pirate ship of all time, as the Crimson King, he of the Antilles here.
3] Pirates of Everseas
Playable on mobile devices, PCs and the Hub, this co-op, cross-platform game gives you a taste of the wild waters and of the power to rule over it. Give yourself the chance to build one of the greatest pirate empires from scratch, with beautifully designed cities, a navy to take down any enemy, an army to raid and create alliances and rise as one of the most formidable powers ever here.
4] Pirate Escape
Trapped's Pirate Escape offers the perfect release from the usual rum and gore with puzzles and tricky traps that you must battle so you and your crew can escape from prison. Playable on both your PC and your phone, you can get access to the family friendly adventure that offers vivid visuals, the trickiest puzzles and twisting plot lines here.
5] Pirates & Pearls: Match, build & design
Playable on the Hub and PC, this game turns you to a rough veteran of the sea, a puzzle solving, booty looting plundering pirate. Take the form of the vicious pirate Mr Knox and, together with your frustrating parrot, fortify your fortress with the treasure from all the plundering in this game.
6] Pirate's Path
Random Salad Games LLC's Pirate's Path takes you down a path that leads you to ancient treasure of the pirates. This game lets you turn into a pirate to solve puzzles, plunder and collect paths to several items and to save your one true love's life. While simplistic, the brown and gold toned visuals make for rather engaging backgrounds as you solves puzzles and make your way through this game.
7] Age of Wind 3
Deemedya's Age of Wind 3 features an open world where you can control three ships, raid and plunder cities and fleets and attack your facebook friends and take their gold. Since this is an open world, you can take your time winning battles across and plundering 35 different islands while building an armory. Get this game here.
8] Pirates Hero Puzzle
A card game by ANKIMA TAP, Pirates Hero Puzzle lets you explore hidden lands and plunder great treasures as you move up and down and around on the board. But you need to be careful or you might get served up being served up as food for the inhabitants of the land. Full of risky ventures, Pirate Hero lets you unlock characters, drink elixirs and have the time of your pirate-y life. Get the game here.
9] Set Sail: Caribbean
Embark on an adventure as the beautiful but resolute daughter of the genial Sir Francis, the Caribbean governor, for whom the only way to save his business is to marry you off to a nice family. Instead you take matters into your own hands and build the business back from scratch by recruiting workers, upgrading ships and yards and buying and selling in a race against the clock to finally defeat the pirate king. Intrigued yet? Get the game here.
10] Nightmares from the Deep 3: Davy Jones
Another winner from Artifex Mundi is the stunning conclusion to the three-part series that pits you, Sara Black, a fiery museum custodian, against the forces of Davy Jones so you may find his secrets, destroy him from the very inside and save your daughter. A game of puzzles full of intrigue, this is a story of how you discovered that Davy and his cursed treasure are real and tried to reveal it, only to be captured with your daughter, who went on to sell her soul to the monstrous pirate to save you. In a bid to save your daughter and her soul, you must defeat the undead forces of Davy Jones in this exciting puzzle game.
Which one's your favorite?