[Top 15] Best Stealth Games For PC

Stealth is the art of moving unseen and unheard, navigating through the shadows. In gaming, it's a genre that requires patience, strategy, and timing. 

Let's dive into the top 15 best stealth games for PC. Each title on this list is a testament to the genre's immersive experiences, where every step could mean success or failure.

15. The Outlast Trials

The Outlast Trials - Early Access Trailer

Embark on a bone-chilling journey into the realm of psychological horror in The Outlast Trials. Set amid the Cold War, players act as test subjects in a twisted experiment.

Surviving in a nightmarish environment is easier said than done for the main character, who must outsmart the creatures hunting them in the dark.

What sets this game apart is its unique multiplayer mode, allowing players the choice to face the terror alone or together with a friend.


14. Sniper Elite 5

Sniper Elite 5 - Official Gameplay Features Trailer

Moving from the world of survival horror to the boots of a soldier behind enemy lines, Sniper Elite 5 offers a different kind of stealth experience. 

The game is set in the backdrop of World War 2, where players take on the role of a sharpshooter who must disrupt enemy plans.

The objective is to eliminate high-profile targets with expert precision, using your environment as a cover to either hide or mask the sound of your rifle.

The game features a realistic ballistics system, giving players a satisfying experience as they perfect long-range shots and witness the impact of the bullet or shrapnel on the target through an x-ray view.


13. Amnesia: The Bunker

Amnesia: The Bunker - Launch Trailer

Amnesia: The Bunker is a psychological horror game where players explore an abandoned underground facility, using stealth to avoid dangers. 

The main character, tormented by broken memories, must discover the dark secrets hidden in the bunker's shadows.

The goal is survival using the shadow to hide from the creatures that lurk within them, but the true terrors lie in the unknown.

What sets this game apart is its use of a creepy atmosphere and psychological tension, creating a spine-chilling experience for every stealth gamer.


12. Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus - Xbox Series X|S & PS5 Launch Trailer (Official 4K)

Venture into the post-apocalyptic wastelands of Russia in Metro Exodus, where stealth is not just a choice but your only means of survival. 

As Artyom, the player must navigate through a world filled with mutated creatures and hostile factions in search of a new home for their people.

The game's unique setting, mixing dark creepy tunnels with equally creepy equally eerie open-world environments, provides a wide variety of stealthy paths.

Its dynamic day-night cycle sets Metro Exodus apart, adding a bit of challenge and strategy to your stealthy gameplay with different creatures coming out at night.


11. Watch_Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2 – Launch Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]

In Watch Dogs 2, players take on the role of Marcus Holloway, a skilled hacker fighting against a corrupt corporation in San Francisco.

The goal is to expose the truth and take down the overarching system using his hacking skills and a few stealth tactics.

WD2 is unique due to its blend of hacking and stealth, giving players the choice to manipulate the environment or be loud and proud.


10. Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight | Launch Trailer

Dead by Daylight is a thrilling multiplayer horror game where players can choose to play as a survivor or an unrelenting killer.

The objective of the game is to survive and escape if you are a survivor, while the killer's goal is to hunt down and eliminate all the survivors.

Set in various worlds, some from popular movie settings such as the Nostromo from aliens, players must use their brains, teamwork, and environments to outsmart or outrun the killer.

What sets DBD apart is its growing killer and survivor rosters, each with its abilities and playstyles, making a constantly unpredictable game in the realm of stealth.


9. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint: Official Announce Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]

Breakpoint is a tactical shooter that requires stealth to complete missions.

Stranded behind enemy lines on the fictional island of Auroa, players navigate the treacherous terrain, facing off against a strong military force.

The main goal is to dismantle the rogue faction responsible for the chaos on the island. 

Breakpoint's focus on realism and tactical survival makes every approach and takedown a calculated move. Timing is key, as one mistake can ruin everything.

I recommend paying with friends for easier tactical maneuvers.


8.  Assassin’s Creed Unity

Assassin's Creed Unity E3 2014 World Premiere Cinematic Trailer [EUROPE]

Leaping back into the heart of the French Revolution in Assassin’s Creed Unity, where stealth takes center stage in the historical city of Paris.

Players play as Arno Dorian, a skilled Assassin, seeking to uncover a conspiracy and bring justice to those who seek to control the course of history behind the scenes.

The game's unique setting of chaotic civil unrest and tall architecture for parkour mechanics offer stealthy assassinations and covert missions.

What sets AC Unity apart is its immersive recreation of 18th-century Paris, allowing players to explore the highly detailed world as they increase their stealth skills and become better assassins.


7. Gloomwood

Gloomwood - Early Access Release Date Trailer

In the streets of a mysterious Victorian city in Gloomwood, a first-person stealth horror game that uses elements of classic immersive sims.

As a character armed with a wrist-mounted crossbow, players navigate the eerie landscapes, avoiding terrifying creatures and solving confusing puzzles.

To unravel the secrets concealed in darkness, Gloomwood stands apart with its world, where hazards lurk in every shadow, and each player's decision holds significance.


6. Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation Official Pre-order Trailer [INT]

In the cold eerie depth of space, stealth takes on a new meaning in Alien: Isolation.

Players take on the role of Amanda Ripley, 15 years after the original Alien film. She must navigate the deserted Nostromo while being hunted by the persistent Xenomorph.

The ultimate objective is to survive, and to achieve it you must evade the perfect organism by being stealthy.

What makes Alien: Isolation unique is its intense ambiance. Every little sound can betray your position to the Xenomorph, resulting in an indescribable level of tension and terror where even hiding can lead to your death.


5. Assassin’s Creed Rogue

Assassin’s Creed Rogue: Launch Trailer | Ubisoft [NA]

Navigate the waters of the North Atlantic in Assassin’s Creed Rogue, a unique entry in the Assassin’s Creed series.

Players play as Shay Cormac, a former Assassin turned Templar, as Shay players set off on a journey of redemption and betrayal. The goal is to hunt down his former allies while navigating the seas.

What sets Rogue apart is its moral vagueness, allowing players to experience the other side of the Assassin/Templar conflict.


4. Crysis Remastered

Crysis Remastered - Official Launch Trailer

Chrysis Remastered is a technologically advanced stealth shooter where you play as a super-soldier armed with a cutting-edge nanotech suite. Your mission is to uncover a mysterious alien presence.

The goal is to adapt to the constantly evolving battlefield using your nanosuit powers.

What sets Crysis Remastered apart is its refreshed graphics and the freedom it gives players to approach objectives with a mix of stealth, strength, and speed, creating an immersive experience that pushes the limits of the stealth genre.


3. Generation Zero

Generation Zero - Gameplay Trailer

Generation Zero an alternate 1980s Sweden overrun by murderous machines, is an open-world co-op stealth game.

Players are tasked to unravel the mysteries behind the robot invasion, using stealth and strategy to sneak around the machines that would hunt them if noticed.

The goal isn't only survival but reclaiming the world. What sets Generation Zero apart is its focus on cooperative gameplay and the strong AI system, providing a constantly evolving challenge.


2. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice | Official Launch Trailer

In Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice, play as a samurai with master precision and stealth.

Set in Sengoku-era Japan, players play as the one-armed wolf, a shinobi on a quest for revenge. The goal is to navigate landscapes, fight in intense duels, and uncover the story of honor and perseverance.

What sets Sekiro™ apart is its challenging combat and vertical-level design. It blends strategic stealth and action, earning praise from players and critics alike.


1. Hitman 3

HITMAN 3 - Launch Trailer (4K)

HITMAN 3, the vision of stealth and assassination gameplay. Players play as Agent 47, traversing the globe to complete missions eliminating high-profile targets in many covert ways. 

The goal of HITMAN 3 is to complete missions with flawless execution using unlimited creativity, thanks to its sandbox environments and detailed-level design.

With a wide variety of assassination opportunities, HITMAN 3 stands at the top of the stealth genre on PC.

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