8 Cozy Games to Stream on Your Smartphone

In the hustle of our daily lives, there’s something uniquely soothing about sinking into the couch or bed after a long day, smartphone in hand, ready to escape into the world of video games. While handheld consoles and mobile games have their place, the advent of cloud gaming services has opened up a new realm of possibilities, allowing us to stream popular cozy games directly to our smartphones.

Today, we’re going to explore a selection of cozy games that are perfect for unwinding, all available to stream via the cloud on your smartphone. These games offer a relaxing experience, with charming graphics, engaging gameplay, and a chill pace that’s perfect to end the day.

Cozy Cloud Games

Hokko Life

This delightful life simulation game is reminiscent of the beloved Animal Crossing series. With its charming anthropomorphic characters and tranquil village setting. The game’s focus on creativity, community, and customization makes it a perfect choice for those looking to unwind and express their creativity in a low-pressure environment.

My Time at Portia

This one is a charming farming simulation game that combines elements of crafting, exploration, and relationship-building. The game’s vibrant world, engaging characters, and variety of activities make it a great choice for those looking for a relaxing yet engaging gaming experience.

My Time at Sandrock

This game is a sequel to My Time at Portia, and it carries forward the same charm and engaging gameplay. Set in a post-apocalyptic desert, players are tasked with restoring the city of Sandrock. The game beautifully blends elements of farming, crafting, and exploration with a compelling storyline. Its richly detailed world and cast of characters make it a perfect choice.

Stardew Valley

Another gem that deserves a spot in this list is Stardew Valley, a classic in the genre of cozy games. This farming simulation game offers a rich and immersive world. With a variety of activities to engage in, from farming and fishing to mining and monster-slaying. Its charming pixel art graphics and soothing soundtrack add to its relaxing appeal.

Disney Dreamlight Valley

This game is a magical journey through iconic Disney landscapes, filled with familiar characters and enchanting puzzles. Its casual gameplay and nostalgic charm make it a comforting choice for Disney fans of all ages.

PowerWash Simulator

Here’s a different take on the “cozy” aspect! PowerWash Simulator offers a unique and oddly satisfying gaming experience. The game tasks players with cleaning various objects and environments using a power washer, with surprisingly relaxing results. Its simple gameplay and satisfying visuals make it a great choice for those looking to unwind.

Slime Rancher and Slime Rancher 2

The Slime Rancher series are a delightful farming simulator titles where you’re tasked with managing a ranch of adorable, gooey slimes. Its vibrant, colorful world and charming creatures make it a joy to play, and its relaxed pace makes it a perfect choice for winding down. The more recent one, Slime Rancher 2, is currently available as a Game Preview title on Xbox Cloud Gaming.

Unpacking

Finally, Unpacking is a zen puzzle game that tasks players with unpacking boxes and arranging items in a new home. The game’s minimalist design and soothing soundtrack create a calming atmosphere that’s perfect for winding down.

And of course, the classics…

While not necessarily being included in the list, we can’t forget some of the series that started it all. Both Harvest Moon and its “alter-ego”, Story of Seasons, have entries available via the cloud. Sadly, the most recent releases are not available, at least at the time of writing. Still, these cozy farming games are mostly timeless, so you’ll probably enjoy them still. You can search the game’s available in our Cloud Games Catalog.

Additionally, Rune Factory 4 Special is available on both PlayStation Plus and Xbox Cloud Gaming. This Story of Season spin-off adds RPG and action elements to the farming formula. If you’re interested in some casual action and exploration, give it a try!

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Marxally

Marxally is a freelance graphic designer who enjoys playing video games and writing about them. A Nintendo fan at heart that enjoys the benefits of cloud gaming and loves its amazing community. Marxally covers news and review games at Cloud Dosage. Like what he does? Buy Marxally a Pizza!

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