Social Deduction tag
Tag created in July 2019
Social Deduction's popularity amongst developers
This chart displays the games released over the years with the Social Deduction tag and the percentage of total Steam releases they represent. The number of releases gives an appreciation of the quantity of games published each year. It often tends to increase naturally, just like the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage, on the other hand, gives a better view of the trend a tag follows. It shows if, in proportion, the Social Deduction tag is getting more or less popular. The Review chart will tell us if this trend is a good thing (i.e. players interest is increasing, tag is undercrowded) or if it's the opposite.
The Social Deduction game tag peaked in 2021 with 22 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.0026% in 2016 and 0.02% in 2023.
Bear in mind that 2023 is not over yet. The number of releases will continue to increase, but the percentage is already a good estimate of things to come.
Social Deduction's popularity amongst players
On this chart, you can see the reviews for games associated with the Social Deduction tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. Note that if the normalized and average lines are too small, you can deactivate the review count and % of the average lines by clicking on the legend.
The review count gives a view of the sheer amount of reviews a tag receives, but it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. That is why the normalized value as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more interesting, as it gives you the popularity trend for Social Deduction tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 128 (2014) and 16107 (2020) reviews. Bear in mind that it is the average, and it can be strongly influenced by extreme values, like the release of a very popular game with this tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Social Deduction tag received between 20% (2014) and 3737% (2020) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Social Deduction
This graph displays the evolution of the Social Deduction tag's games price in USD over the years, and the percentage of free to play games in this tag. Don't forget that a price should slowly increase year-on-year just to keep up with inflation.
The median game price has been stable at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play hit its lowest point in 2021 at 9%, and it's highest in 2023 at 15%.
Positive reviews ratio for Social Deduction, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Social Deduction tag games, classed by language. It helps estimate how different audiences judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't necessarily mean that the audience doesn't like that tag. Some cultures have different standards and expectations. It will however affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The highest rating for Social Deduction is 94% for the Romanian language, and the lowest is 71% for the Simplified Chinese language.
|Throne of Lies®: Medieval Politics|
The 3D online multiplayer game of social deduction and mischief, inspired by medieval politics and the Werewolf/Mafia (1986) genre. Gather 'round the tabletop, uniting allies of the realm with strategy to distinguish friend from foe.
|Free||79.5%||Sep 29, 2017|
|First Class Trouble|
First Class Trouble is a party game where players must work together and against each other to survive a disaster. The goal is to shut down a deadly A.I. Some players are impostors, secretly playing as human-looking killer robots intent on betraying the other players.
|14.99||79.6%||Nov 1, 2021|
Betray your friends- and lie your way to victory. Inspired by popular multiplayer social-deduction party games such as Werewolves and Among Us, this is a new take on the concept with realtime gameplay and interaction.
|14.99||78.1%||Oct 11, 2022|
Grab a crew and jump aboard a haunted pirate ship for a social deduction party game, using your phones as controllers! Are you a human sailing home to shore or a ghost working against the crew? Throw your crewmates overboard, but fear not - nobody’s ever out of the game!
|8.99||91.1%||Feb 28, 2020|
|Killer in the cabin|
You find yourself among a group of survivors of a bus crash in the Norwegian mountains. Rescue is several days away, so to make it out alive, you and the other players have to cooperate in finding shelter, food and water. But one of you is a killer.
|4.99||81.3%||May 12, 2022|
The Mutineer is a stealth oriented PvP game that takes place in the engine room of a massive warship. Take control of The Mutineer to sabotage the ship and blend in with a crowd of engineers. Another player controls The Overseer, attempting to kick the Mutineer off the ship before it's too late!
|Free||N/A||Oct 26, 2020|
Guillotine is a multiplayer game of social deduction, with a pinch of survival. You're in a tavern in the woods, but someone is a necromorph hungry for human meat. Guillotine the necromorph, or get eaten alive.
|4.99||N/A||May 4, 2022|
|Traitors in Salem|
Can you survive the Noose and the Knife? Traitors in Salem is the new Social Deduction game that expands the Salem universe to give you new ways to investigate, deceive, and murder your opposition.
|Free||69.2%||Sep 14, 2022|
After losing a fight with a humpback whale a band of pirates find themselves shipwrecked on an island. Play with 4-15 players online and attempt to repair your Pirate ship. Beware, Imposter Island is a game of social deception as one or more of your fellow pirates is not what they seem.
|18.99||N/A||May 23, 2021|
|The Architect's Game|
The Architect's Game is a series of online party, escape room and deception gamemodes for 1* to 10 players in which you either play the rules or try to check how deep the rabbit's hole goes.
|4.99||N/A||Sep 17, 2021|
West Hunt is a 1-6 player social deduction game set in the Old West! Among the hardworking townsfolk hides an Outlaw or two causing mischief and mayhem across town. Luckily, there are eagle-eyed Sheriffs ready to sniff them out! No matter what role you play, you're sure to have a hog-killin' time!
|9.99||89%||Mar 23, 2023|
The Gnosia lie. Pretending to be human, they’ll get in close, trick and deceive, and then eliminate one victim at a time...
|24.99||94.7%||Jan 23, 2022|
Armed Citizens Strike Back! New sensation action wargame SPY RUMBLE！
|Free||66.7%||Jun 28, 2023|
A fun sus-like game where you backstab your co-workers and get mad at your co-workers for backstabbing you. (up to 10 players)
|4.99||78.3%||Jun 16, 2023|
MindHunt is a solo/multiplayer detective like game (1-10 players), where you as an agent try to find out which androids are infected in order to shut them down! Well, if you are the infected one, you better blend with other androids and complete all tasks necessary!
|4.99||N/A||Nov 14, 2022|
An online social deduction party game for 2-16 players where you need to find and kill your friends that hide among a group of NPC's.
|Free||58.3%||Feb 11, 2023|
Untrusted is an online multiplayer (10 to 16 players) hacking / social deduction game: as an hacker, hack your target - as an undercover agent, disrupt the operation. Follow your objective or kill everyone - the choice is yours.
|4.99||85.6%||May 9, 2021|
|Suspects: Mystery Mansion|
Gather clues, complete tasks and discover which player is the killer! Suspects: Mystery Mansion is a social deduction game that features native voice chat, tons of unique game modes and regular fresh content — all within a stylized world of unique characters!
|4.99||76.4%||Nov 11, 2021|
|Assimilate! (A Party Game)|
Play with 5-10 players online or locally in this 50s-themed, social deduction party game about a cleverly-disguised robot infiltrating a local, "humans only" sockhop!
|9.99||88.2%||Aug 26, 2021|
|Enemy On Board|
Online (6v2) social deduction game that will ruin your friendships. 6 crew members, 2 murderous shape-shifting aliens. Trust No One.
|Free||72.5%||May 8, 2020|
|Bitten! Someone has to be a villain|
Multiplayer game (4-10 ppl) where traitors betray and kill other players while avoiding being noticed! Innocent players fight with zombies to pick up weapons and power-ups (like scanners to expose traitors). Players use voice or text chat to convince others they are innocent!
|2.99||50%||Jun 3, 2021|
|Killer Inside Us|
This game is available to play online with your friends (4-10 people). Inside the station there are killers and crewmates. The job of the killers is to kill the crewmates and don't get caught. They also can sabotage the station by disturbing the work of the space station.
|2.99||70.6%||Oct 30, 2020|