The Best Open-world Games

Update : Dread Delusion added at rank #48.
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Cyberpunk 2077 (2020)

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stadia Playstation 5 Xbox Series X PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4

Cyberpunk 2077 is an immersive and soulful game, full of intrigue and violence unlike any other. It offers a world of depth and breadth, with freedom of choice in story and combat. With its neon-lit streets, stunning visuals, complex characters, diverse quests, upgrade tree for abilities and rich dialogue choices - this game has it all!


What we like:
  • Absolutely gorgeous visuals
  • Freedom of choice in story and combat
  • Immersive game world to date with complex characters
  • Diverse quest types including main jobs side jobs gigs police scanner hustles etc
  • Upgrade tree for abilities
What could be improved:
  • Shorter than expected campaign length

  • open-world
  • rpg
  • stealth
  • first-person
  • shooter
  • cyberpunk
  • driving
  • narrative
  • tabletop
  • fps
  • crafting
  • combat
  • futuristic
  • heist
  • dystopian

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Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut (2021)

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Playstation 4 PC Windows Playstation 5

A storm is coming. Venture into the complete Ghost of Tsushima DIRECTOR’S CUT on PC; forge your own path through this open-world action adventure and uncover its hidden wonders. Brought to you by Sucker Punch Productions, Nixxes Software and PlayStation Studios.

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  • open-world
  • stealth
  • controller-support
  • combat
  • narrative
  • fight
  • cooperative
  • fps
  • battle
  • adventure
  • historical
  • ninja
  • first-person
  • story
  • shooter

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Hogwarts Legacy (2023)

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PC Windows Android Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Hogwarts Legacy is a magical fantasy game that puts you in the shoes of a wizarding student at Hogwarts, the world-famous school for witchcraft and wizardry. Explore countless nooks and crannies to uncover secrets, hone your magical skills in classes like Charms and Herbology, meet other students and go on quests to flesh out the world, and discover every secret that Hogwarts has hidden away.


What we like:
  • Captures the magic of Harry Potter lore
  • Engaging story blended with nods to original series plus unique flourishes
  • Plenty of hours of gameplay
  • Explore Hogwarts castle and grounds with many secrets to uncover
  • Interact with other students through quests
What could be improved:
  • Minor loading times when opening doors
  • Occasional weird lighting changes when going from dark area to bright area

  • open-world
  • book
  • rpg
  • combat
  • fantasy
  • puzzle
  • dungeon
  • exploration

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Marvelas Spider-Man Remastered (2022)

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Swing through the vibrant neighborhoods of Marvel's New York as Spider-Man in this thrilling action-packed game. Experience dynamic combat, acrobatics, and environmental interactions as an experienced Peter Parker. Fight iconic villains, immerse yourself in a captivating story, and enjoy stunning graphics and customizable controls. Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered is a must-play for any superhero fan.

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What we like:
  • Stunning graphics
  • Engaging gameplay
  • Immersive audio
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Captivating storyline
What could be improved:
  • Main story ends quickly
  • DLCs lack depth
  • Occasional minor bugs

  • superhero
  • open-world
  • stealth
  • fps
  • controller-support
  • first-person
  • crime
  • combat
  • fight
  • shooter

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Horizon Forbidden West (2022)

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PC Windows j Playstation 5 Playstation 4

Horizon Forbidden West is an action-adventure game that follows Aloy as she hunts for a backup of Gaia in order to avert another disaster. Along the way, she must battle against villains and explore new areas of the planet. Players will be able to take part in engaging story telling with great in-game cinematics, immersive haptic feedback, and thrilling combat.


What we like:
  • Engaging story telling with great cinematics
  • Satisfying combat mechanics and fluid climbing mechanics
  • Variety of enemies with different weaknesses
  • Robotic dinosaurs!
What could be improved:
  • Range attacks are superior than melee attacks which can make combat challenging on higher difficulties

  • open-world
  • underwater
  • combat
  • stealth
  • dinosaurs
  • narrative
  • post-apocalyptic
  • fight
  • sci-fi
  • exploration
  • battle
  • crafting
  • skill
  • puzzle
  • robots

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Goat Simulator 3 (2022)

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PC Windows Xbox One IOS iPhone Android Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Pilgor's baaack! Gather your herd and venture forth into Goat Simulator 3; an all-new (at least on Steam), totally realistic, sandbox farmyard experience. Invite up to three friends in local or online co-op, create carnage as a team, or compete in mini-games and then not be friends anymore.


  • sandbox
  • open-world
  • physics
  • cooperative
  • parody
  • multiplayer
  • split-screen
  • comedy
  • online
  • simulation
  • local
  • skateboard
  • goat

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Red Dead Redemption 2 (2018)

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Playstation 4 stadia PC Windows Xbox One

Step into the rugged heartland of America in Red Dead Redemption 2. As an outlaw on the run, you'll rob, steal, and fight to survive while being pursued by federal agents and bounty hunters. Make choices that test your loyalty and discover a fully-featured online world where you can take on various roles and create your own path. With enhanced graphics and technical features, immerse yourself in this massive and detailed world and experience the Wild West like never before.


What we like:
  • Profound experience
  • Incredible atmosphere
  • Fantastic characters and storytelling
  • High-quality product from start to finish
  • Amazing voice acting and soundtrack
  • Stunning visuals and attention to detail
  • Lively and immersive open world
What could be improved:
  • Tedious to pick up things

  • open-world
  • horses
  • western
  • shooter
  • cover
  • heist
  • story
  • narrative
  • sandbox
  • trains

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Elden Ring (2022)

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PC Windows Android Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Xbox One Playstation 4

Elden Ring is the bold new collaboration between Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin and legendary game director Hidetaka Miyazaki. It's an open-world RPG that allows you to explore a land of beauty, horror, mystery, and adventure. There are 10 starting classes with specific starting items and abilities for you to choose from as well as an array of weapons, magic, equipment, and tools at your disposal. Get ready for some epic boss battles with terrifying foes as well as plenty of hidden secrets waiting to be uncovered!


What we like:
  • Immersive open-world design
  • Varied biomes
  • 10 playable classes
  • Huge range of weapons & magic
  • Stunning visuals & lighting
  • Excellent enemy & boss designs
  • Empowering character customization options
What could be improved:
  • Repetitive optional dungeons
  • Intense difficulty in some boss fights

  • open-world
  • boss
  • dungeon
  • boss-fight
  • rpg
  • fantasy
  • souls
  • exploration
  • combat
  • fight
  • discovery
  • crafting
  • cooperative

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Tchia (2023)

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PC Windows Playstation 4 Playstation 5

Embark on a magical adventure with Tchia, a young girl set on a rescue mission in a vibrant tropical world. Use her unique Soul Jumping ability to possess objects and animals, play Soul Melodies on her ukulele to control the environment, and explore the vast landscape at your own pace. Tchia's heartfelt story, stunning visuals, and innovative gameplay will captivate you.

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What we like:
  • Unique Soul Jumping ability adds a new dimension to gameplay
  • Immersive open-world environment with stunning visuals
  • Challenging yet accessible gameplay
  • Diverse mechanics, including exploration, combat, and puzzle-solving
  • Exceptional sound design and enchanting music
What could be improved:
  • The map can be awkward to use
  • Second half of the game can feel slowed down by a combat-heavy quest line

  • open-world
  • sandbox
  • exploration
  • sailing
  • rhythm
  • adventure
  • physics
  • instrument
  • platform
  • underwater
  • 3d
  • lore
  • narrative

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (2023)

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PC Windows Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5

Unleash the force in STAR WARS Jedi: Survivor! Join Cal Kestis on an unforgettable, galaxy-spanning adventure packed with stunning visuals, satisfying gameplay, and a captivating storyline. Face thrilling boss battles and explore vast worlds. Are you ready to protect the Jedi Order?


What we like:
  • Gripping narrative
  • Visually stunning
  • Satisfying gameplay
  • Improved character development
  • Exciting boss fights
What could be improved:
  • Technical performance issues
  • Lackluster exploration
  • Some animations lack polish

  • fight
  • combat
  • action-adventure
  • platform
  • exploration
  • open-world
  • narrative
  • battle
  • puzzle
  • boss
  • adventure
  • skill
  • boss-fight
  • story
  • action

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