5 Best Games Similar to Rust

5 Best Games Similar to Rust

There are many games similar to Rust, but the following are the most popular.


It is a survival game with a crafting system. Players must fight to stay alive in a world where many of the inhabitants are hostile. Players must scavenge for food, water, and supplies in order to live. Players can team up with other players in order to survive. The game also has a Hardcore mode in which the player must survive without the player's character respawning.

The Long Dark

The Long Dark is a survival game in a post-apocalyptic setting. The player is only armed with a flashlight, a map, and a compass, and must survive with limited food and shelter. The player must scavenge for food and supplies in order to survive. The game has a sandbox mode and a story mode.


ARK is one of the most popular games in the survival genre with 3 million copies sold. It features a "constantly evolving environment" where players must either tame or kill dinosaurs.


SURV1V3 is a game where players are stranded on an island. They must fight for resources with other players, or team up with them to survive.


Battlegrounds is a battle royale game where the last player standing is the winner. Players are dropped in a vast open world, with the map shrinking in size over time.