Community·Updated on Jan 4, 20235 Of The Most Relaxing Video Games For When You Just Need To UnwindSometimes you just need chill and relaxing games to unwind. Side note: To prevent this list from being just farming simulators, each of the five games fall into different genres.by gbjockeyCommunity ContributorApproved and edited by BuzzFeed Community TeamFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 5. Spiritfarer Thunder Lotus Games This game is super relaxing! However, it places fifth for making me want to ugly sob on my Switch. This game unpacks the concept of grief as you ferry the spirits of people you knew toward the afterlife. Plus, there's a cat! Systems: PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Stadia 4. Pokémon Sword and Shield Nintendo While not necessary thought about when looking for relaxing games, there is a certain soothing quality to XP grinding to build up your Pokémon's strength, not to mention playing with your Pokémon in Pokémon camp!Systems: Nintendo Switch 3. Minecraft (Peaceful and/or Creative modes) Mojang Studios Unbeknownst to survival and multiplayer users, Minecraft can be very relaxing. Building a house, building a cat army, or simply searching for ore with a soothing soundtrack can keep one peacefully occupied for hours.Systems: PC, Mobile, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. 2. Webkinz Ganz 2000s kids, let me forcefully drag you down Nostalgia Street. I personally wasn't a 2000s kid, I got into Webkinz when it was slowly fading out. However, it's still running (it just celebrated it's 17th anniversary!). If you don't know, Webkinz is a game in which you take care of a virtual pet! Back in the good old days, each virtual animal aligned with IRL stuffed animals that you could buy — however Webkinz has mostly retreated to a virtual-only model. Webkinz Next, the remake, has plushies, but lacks nostalgia value. Systems: PC and Mobile 1. And Stardew Valley ConcernedApe Rebuild your grandfather's farm, make friends, or find love while stopping a megacorporation from beating out small town businesses — what could be better? Oh, and did I forget to mention the soundtrack? It's pristine.Systems: PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VITA, Nintendo Switch, mobile. There you have it! Is there a relaxing game I missed? Feel I ordered them wrong? If so, feel free to leave a comment below!