15 best strategy games on Android in 2023

The Play Store hosts countless strategy games, from industry titans like Civilization VI to indie hits like Card Thief. Ports of popular PC games often appear in our roundup of the best Android games, but there are still plenty of stunning mobile exclusives. These aren’t puzzle games; the strategy games on today’s roundup will engage you with challenging tactics, enemies, and missions.

We’ve rounded up the best strategy games on mobile, from RTS games to card and turn-based titles. An Android tablet is recommended for the full experience, as some of these games offer UIs that are challenging to view on a smaller screen.