40 Best Open-world games for Linux


The best 40 Open-world games for Linux daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Afelhem released the 24 October 2018 and ranked #24, BadLands RoadTrip released the 5 April 2018 and ranked #14, ROMBIE released the 23 March 2018 and ranked #21.

1# Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - 2014


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4# Retro City Rampage: DX - 2016


Open-world carjacking goes back to the '80s in this 8-BIT nostalgic throwback. Run missions! Outrun the law! Rampage the city with weapons, power-ups and vehicles. This send-up to '80s and '90s video games and pop-culture includes both a full Story Mode of open-world adventure as well as an Arcade Mode for quick pick-up-and-play action. If that's not enough, it also packs an interactive city full of shops, minigames, customizations, collectibles, special guest stars, and more.

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5# Slime Rancher - 2016


Slime Rancher is the tale of Beatrix LeBeau, a plucky, young rancher who sets out for a life a thousand light years away from Earth on the ‘Far, Far Range’ where she tries her hand at making a living wrangling slimes.

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6# Running with Rifles - 2015


RUNNING WITH RIFLES is a top-down tactical shooter with open world RPG elements. In RWR, you join the ranks of an army as a common soldier, just like the thousands around you.

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7# Homefront: The Revolution - 2016


Homefront: The Revolution is an open-world first person shooter where you must lead the Resistance movement in guerrilla warfare against a superior military force.A living, breathing, open world responds to your actions - you and your Resistance Cell can inspire a rebellion on the streets and turn Occupation into Revolution, as oppressed civilians take up the fight.

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10# Grow Home - 2015


Experience the freedom of unbounded climbing as you take control of BUD, a procedurally animated robot on a quest to save his planet. Create your own path through an alien world as you control and ride a giant plant on a vertical journey to the stars.

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11# Brutal Legend - 2013


Brütal Legend is an action-adventure that marries visceral action combat with open-world freedom. Set in a universe somewhere between Lord of the Rings and Spinal Tap, it’s a fresh take on the action/driving genre, which in this case is full of imitation cover bands, demons intent on enslaving humanity and Heavy metal tunes.

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12# Regions Of Ruin - 2017


Regions of Ruin is a 2D pixel side-scrolling RPG with town-building, where you explore, fight and build into an open world that progressively challenges you and your settlement, and threatens the extinction of the dwarven race.

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13# Kingdom Come: Deliverance - 2018


Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a story-driven open-world RPG that immerses you in an epic adventure in the Holy Roman Empire. Avenge your parents' death as you battle invading forces, go on game-changing quests, and make influential choices.

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14# BadLands RoadTrip - 2018


BadLands RoadTrip is a physics-based shooter, open world RPG where you build your own weapons to fight against the robot apocalypse! Assemble your gun to fit your own playstyle. Go at it alone or join your friends via LAN multiplayer. Go on quests, or just fiddle around with gun setups all day!

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15# Ruction: The Golden Tablet - 2017

Screenshot of the video game Ruction: The Golden Tablet
Screenshot of the video game Ruction: The Golden Tablet
Screenshot of the video game Ruction: The Golden Tablet

Early Access

Ruction is an open world adventure game where you embark on a journey through a jungle environment looking for clues that lead to your lost brother, and along the way discover the mystery of the golden tablet.

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16# GOKEN - 2017

Screenshot of the video game GOKEN
Screenshot of the video game GOKEN
Screenshot of the video game GOKEN

[Currently on sale!] GOKEN is an action filled RPG where you're in the search for the lost five swords and maybe saving the world too.

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17# Roundabout - 2014


Drive a constantly spinning limousine around town! Roundabout is a '70s B-Movie game where you pick up passengers, find secret collectibles, take on dangerous missions, and fall in love in a far out open world puzzle adventure - all while driving a revolving limo!

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18# Riskers - 2017


Risk it all: Experience thrilling action in Riskers, a top-down shooter about a man who finds himself in a life-or-death game of finders keepers.

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19# VoidExpanse - 2015


Explore the vast reaches of VoidExpanse -- mine asteroids, upgrade your ship, trade, complete missions, advance your character and survive fast-paced combat with hostile aliens and mercenaries in the rich and exciting Sci-Fi universe of VoidExpanse!

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20# LONE WOLF: Horizon - 2016


Early Access

LONE WOLF: Horizon is an open-world survival army-management first person shooter. Raid enemy headquarters, protect your own base of operations, buy items from merchants, upgrade items, travel to moons, mine resources, loot corpses, and much more.

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21# ROMBIE - 2018


Modular robotics & a Central Command was suppose to usher in prosperity, yet something went terribly wrong... ROMBIEs now scour the artificial wasteland for credits, modules & purpose. You, the Elite Recovery, spawned after a routine check on society started to fail...

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22# Saurian - 2017


Early Access

Saurian is a survival-simulation experience about living the life of a dinosaur. Starting from the egg, you must survive to adulthood amidst the perilous Hell Creek ecosystem of 66 million years ago, meticulously reconstructed with the help of professional paleontologists.

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23# The Signal From Tolva - 2017


The Signal From Tölva is an open-world first-person shooter set on a distant, haunted, future world. Unlock savage weapons and recruit robots to fight alongside you as rival factions struggle to discover the source of the mysterious signal. What you discover will decide the fate of a world.

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24# Afelhem - 2018

Screenshot of the video game Afelhem
Screenshot of the video game Afelhem
Screenshot of the video game Afelhem

You are an adventurer seeking to explore the great world of Afelhem. Fight thousands of tough monsters, delve into depths of dangerous dungeons to challenge even stronger bosses and claim your glorious treasure!

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25# Meadow Story - 2016


The peaceful life of the Halfling tribe has been disturbed when a volcano eruption destroys their hometown. Now the small people must face the cruel big world on their journey to a safe place to build a new town. Join the hard-working, joyful tribe on their quest and experience myriad accomplishments as well as the bitterness of loss as you proceed towards the ultimate goal: a new motherland!

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