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Best Digital Board Games

Video games have constantly changed, and offer exciting new games and technologies. From VR to next-gen graphics, they’ve constantly been pushing boundaries and limits, but there always seems to be a need to get back to our gaming roots, and these powerhouse consoles always make room for board games.  

Digital board games are a fantastic way to play classics and some modern-day board games, and the digital versions have a few distinct advantages over their traditional analog cousins. Digital board games allow players to connect across the globe and give you the opportunity to play opponents anywhere in the world. 

For very complex board games, it can be a lot easier to simply jump into the digital versions. The programming takes care of all the management of complex games and lets players simply enjoy the game and strategy

Today we’re looking at some of the best digital board games for PC and Consoles.

🏆 Our Top Picks for Best Digital Board Games

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Best PS4

Slay the Spire (PlayStation 4
  • Dynamic Deck Building: Choose your cards wisely! Discover...
  • An Ever-changing Spire: Whenever you embark on a journey up the...
  • Powerful Relics to Discover: Powerful items known as relics can...

Best Gift

Steam Wallet Card $20
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Best Overall

51 Worldwide Games (Nintendo Switch)
  • Play and discover 51 board games, table top games, and more all...
  • Enjoy familiar favourites and learn hidden gems from around the...
  • Strategic players will feel right at home with games like...
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Best Digital Board Games for Nintendo Switch

Raiders of the North Sea

Check out our review of Raiders of the North Sea before you buy.

Download Raiders of the North Sea from the Nintendo Switch Store

Raiders of the North Sea
  • Spiel des Jahres Kennerspiel 2017 nominee (enthusiast game of the...
  • Impress the chieftain by raiding villages!
  • Part of the North Sea Runesaga Campaign Trilogy!

Catan

Catan, the classic that just keeps on giving. Once you’ve tried all of the expansions, then you can take the game on the road!

Download Catan from the Nintendo Switch Store

Catan
  • STRATEGY GAME: Trade, build and settle the Island of CATAN in...
  • FUN GAME WITH COUNTLESS REPLAY OPPORTUNITIES: The completely...
  • BUILD AND/OR JOIN A COMMUNITY: Whether you play as a family, a...

Wingspan

The beautiful board game by Elizabeth Hargrave, Wingspan is an award-winning bird game with a lot of digital potential!

Download Wingspan from the Nintendo Switch Store

Best Digital Board Games for PlayStation

Fury of Dracula

Check out our review of Fury of Dracula before you grab your controller.

Get Fury of Dracula from the PlayStation Store or grab the original on Amazon:

Fury of Dracula (4th Edition)
  • A Game of deduction and Gothic horror
  • The count returns with 5 new fully painted figures for Dracula...
  • 2-5 players where one is Dracula being tracked by the hunters....

Slay the Spire

Slay the Spire (PlayStation 4
  • Dynamic Deck Building: Choose your cards wisely! Discover...
  • An Ever-changing Spire: Whenever you embark on a journey up the...
  • Powerful Relics to Discover: Powerful items known as relics can...

Risk: Urban Assault

Get Risk: Urban Assault from the PlayStation Store or grab the original on Amazon

Risk
  • Brand New in box. The product ships with all relevant accessories
  • Includes gameboard, armies with 4 Infantry, 12 Cavalry, and 8...
  • PLAY USING ALEXA SKILL: Players have the option of playing this...

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Best Digital Board Games for PC

Gloomhaven

We love Gloomhaven. You can check out our review of Gloomhaven or explore the prequel, Jaws of the Lion too!

Get Gloomhaven from the Steam Store or grab a copy of the original on Amazon:

Gloomhaven
  • Playing through a scenario is a cooperative affair where players...
  • This is a game with a persistent and changing world that is...
  • For 1-4 Players. Ages 14+

Splendor

Make sure to take a gander at our Splendor review before you buy!

Get Splendor from the Steam Store or grab a copy of the original on Amazon:

Splendor
  • STRATEGY GAME: Compete to build Renaissance Europe’s most...
  • FUN AND FRIENDLY COMPETITION: Players vie for control of gem...
  • COUNTLESS REPLAY OPPORTUNITES: Fast and intuitive, this strategy...

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is an absolute classic! Once you’ve tried all of the versions and expansions, it’s time to try it digitally.

Get Ticket to Ride from the Steam Store or grab a copy of the original on Amazon:

Through the Ages

Kendra loves this game… mostly because she always wins. Check out our in-depth review of Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization before you ditch the analog.

Get Through the Ages from the Steam Store or grab a copy of the original on Amazon:

Through the Ages: A New Story of Civilization
  • The classic civilization-building game is now even better
  • In addition to outstanding new art, this version includes subtle...
  • 2-4 players

Wrap-Up

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best digital board games for each type of console, like Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and PC! Have you tried any of these digital games? Did we miss any of your favorites? Drop a comment below and let us know what you think! We’d love to hear from you.

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