Gaming Mobile The 8 Best Offline Farm Games of 2020 Stuck without the internet? Get your farm-game on with these fun apps by Brad Stephenson Freelance Contributor Brad Stephenson is a freelance tech and geek culture writer with 12+ years' experience. He writes about Windows 10, Xbox One, and cryptocurrency. our editorial process Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Brad Stephenson Updated on January 04, 2020 reviewed by Jessica Kormos Lifewire Tech Review Board Member Jessica Kormos is a writer and editor with 15 years' experience writing articles, copy, and UX content for Tecca.com, Rosenfeld Media, and many others. our review board Article reviewed on Sep 25, 2020 Jessica Kormos Mobile Consoles & PCs Cheats & Codes Gaming Services Game Play & Streaming Mobile Gaming Tweet Share Email Farming video games are some of the most-popular titles on both gaming consoles and mobile but many of them require a consistent internet connection to play. Fortunately, there are several fun farm-building games that do not need internet connectivity at all and can be played completely offline whether you're at home or on the road. Here are eight of the best farm games to play offline on mobile and console. 01 of 08 Best Offline Farming Game for Consoles: Stardew Valley Chucklefish What We Like Lots of gameplay variety for players to experience. Retro art style looks great on modern consoles. What We Don't Like Some of the sidequest activities are very boring and repetitive. The crafting and gameplay mechanics introduced later in the game will be too hard for junior players. Stardew Valley is an incredibly popular farming game on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo Switch. It features an old-school art style that makes it look like a game from the 90s but contains loads of content and that will keep gamers of all ages entertained for a very long time. In Stardew Valley, players must manage their farm's crops and animals all while building relationships with their neighbors and, potentially, even starting a family with one of them. Download Stardew Valley for your platform 02 of 08 Simplest Offline Farming Game: Tiny Pixel Farm Game Start What We Like Single-screen gameplay makes it very easy to manage without feeling overwhelmed. Farm visitors are a fun addition that's not found in many other farming games. What We Don't Like The streamlined gameplay can be a bit confusing in the beginning. The art style may not appeal to everyone. Tiny Pixel Farm is the farming video game for gamers who are tired of all the pinching, zooming, and scrolling required in other titles just to see all of their digital farm, its tasks, and its items. In Tiny Pixel Farm, the entire farm is shown on one screen allowing everything to be viewed all at once. This design decision makes the game much more approachable than its rivals yet doesn't lack any of their functionality with the usual crops and animals tasks still being present in addition to a marketplace and even farm visitors to take care of. Download Tiny Pixel Farm for AndroidDownload Tiny Pixel Farm for iOS 03 of 08 Best Offline Farming Game for Windows 10: FarmVille 2: Country Escape Zynga What We Like Available on iOS, Android, and Windows tablets. Loads of content to keep players engaged all year. What We Don't Like The character designs looks a little dated. Lots of in-app microtransactions starting at $1. FarmVille 2: Country Escape takes everything from the first two Farmville video games and brings it to mobile with the same addictive gameplay and a new farm setting alongside an ocean. With Country Escape, players get the chance to manage a traditional farm by planting crops, raising animals, cooking homemade recipes, and exploring the area around their home. There's even a basic story to keep players engaged beyond the numerous farming tasks. FarmVille 2: Country Escape is available for iOS and Android devices but is also downloadable on Windows Phones and Windows computers and tablets running Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Download FarmVille 2: Country Escape for your platform 04 of 08 Freshest Offline Farming Game: Blocky Farm Jet Toast What We Like A cool art style that will appeal to Minecraft gamers. Additional gameplay options beyond the traditional farming actions. What We Don't Like Older players may miss the visual details seen in other titles. In-game advertising detracts from overall enjoyment. While a lot of farming video games tend to look and play quite similarly, Blocky Farm tries something different with a fresh 3D graphics engine that looks more like a Minecraft or Crossy Road game than a traditional farming tycoon title. Blocky Farm features all of the expected farming gameplay mechanics like planting crops, harvesting them, and looking after animals but it also spices things up with proper driving controls for the tractor as well as the chance to go fishing. Download Blocky Farm for your platform 05 of 08 Most-Realistic Farm Video Game: Farming Simulator Focus Home Interactive What We Like A great game to teach kids about the real workings of a farm. Loads of depth for gamers who are into farming machinery. What We Don't Like Great for farming enthusiasts but may bore casual gamers. The focus on machinery isn't for everyone. The Farming Simulator video game series is renowned for its realistic approach to managing a farm. The games boast true-to-life graphics, real-world vehicles and machinery, and expansive properties set within North America and Europe to manage. The Farming Simulator 15, 17, and 19 games are available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, while Farming Simulator 16 and 18 can also be found on PC in addition to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. In general, the newer the individual game, the better the graphics and more features it will have, however, the games aren't too different from each other despite the incremental improvements. The Farming Simulator video game on the Nintendo Switch is a blend of features from several games. Download Farming Simulator for your platform 06 of 08 Coolest Free Offline Farming Game: Monster Farm Foranj What We Like An original take on the farming video game genre. The cute character designs won't scare young gamers. What We Don't Like Game can run a bit slowly on older smartphones and tablets. The tutorials are a bit overwhelming at first. Monster Farm is a farming game for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones that revolves around a kind of Halloween-type of town instead of the typical farmland with cows and sheep. Players can expand their spooky town by constructing new buildings such as a haunted mansion or tower and planting magical plants like jack-o-lanterns and poisoned apples. Monster Farm features very simply touch controls and the family-friendly portrayal of supernatural characters and monsters will especially appeal to young fans of the hit Monster High cartoon and toy franchise. Download for Monster Farm for AndroidDownload for Monster Farm for iOS 07 of 08 Best Offline Farming Game for Girls: Fairy Farm Game Garden What We Like A farming game that will appeal to those bored by normal farm animals. The colorful characters will entertain younger players. What We Don't Like Players are encouraged to purchase in-game currency to speed up tasks ($1 to $150). Game contains frequent advertisements. Fairy Farm is the ideal farming game for girls and boys who are fans of cartoon series like My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Care Bears. Instead of the typical farmer character, players take control of wizards who use their magical farming abilities to grow magical plants and create mythological creatures such as unicorns, dragons, mermaids, pegasi, and fire spirits. Gameplay consists of the predictable task-wait-build mechanic that's popular with most other mobile farming games but the system works and Fairy Farm's unique spin on the genre helps it appeal to an audience that usually wouldn't be interested. Download Fairy Farm for AndroidDownload Fairy Farm for iOS 08 of 08 Best Offline Christmas Farming Game: Farm Snow Foranj What We Like Great use of Christmas sound effects, music, and graphics. Very easy to pick up and play for most mobile gamers. What We Don't Like Obviously a game that most won't feel like playing every day of the year. Strong emphasis on in-game currency which can range from a few dollars to a few hundred. Farm Snow is an offline farming video game for Android and iOS devices that swaps out the traditional farmland activities and environment for Santa's workshop and Christmas tasks at the North Pole. Instead of harvesting wheat and corn, players are tasked with growing hay (for the reindeer, of course), Christmas trees, and candy. The magical village can also be expanded with new Christmasy buildings. Download Farm Snow on Android.Download Farm Snow on iOS.