Top 10 open-world adventures

Explore huge worlds where you can go almost anywhere and do almost anything. From saving kingdoms to robbing banks, these games let you choose your own adventures.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017)
Developer: Nintendo
Platforms: Wii U, Nintendo Switch

In this 3D open-world entry in the Zelda series, Link is awakened from a deep slumber without his past memories in the post-apocalyptic Kingdom of Hyrule, and sets off on a journey to defeat the ancient evil Calamity Ganon. Link treks, climbs and glides through fields, forests and mountain ranges while meeting and helping friendly folk and...

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015)
Developer: CD Projekt RED
Platforms: PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

RPG and sequel to The Witcher 2 (2011), The Witcher 3 follows witcher Geralt of Rivia as he seeks out his former lover and his young subject while intermingling with the political workings of the wartorn Northern Kingdoms. Geralt has to fight monsters and deal with people of all sorts in order to solve complex problems and settle contentious...

Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 (2018)
Developer: Rockstar Games
Platforms: PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Google Stadia

Developed by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The game's vast and atmospheric world will also provide the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience.

Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto V (2013)
Developer: Rockstar North
Platforms: PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

The biggest, most dynamic and most diverse open world ever created, Grand Theft Auto V blends storytelling and gameplay in new ways as players repeatedly jump in and out of the lives of the game’s three lead characters, playing all sides of the game’s interwoven story.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Platforms: PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose. Play any type of character you can...

Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn (2017)
Developer: Guerrilla Games
Platforms: PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4

Horizon Zero Dawn, an exhilarating new action role playing game exclusively for the PlayStation 4 system, developed by the award winning Guerrilla Games, creatos of PlayStation's venerated Killzone franchise. As Horizon Zero Dawn's main protagonist Aloy, a skilled hunter, explore a vibrant and lush world inhabited by mysterious mechanized creatures.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)
Developer: Ubisoft Québec
Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PC (Microsoft Windows), Google Stadia, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series

Write your own epic odyssey and become a legendary Spartan hero in Assassin's Creed Odyssey, an inspiring adventure where you must forge your destiny and define your own path in a world on the brink of tearing itself apart. Influence how history unfolds as you experience a rich and ever-changing world shaped by your decisions.

Minecraft (2011)
Developer: Mojang Studios
Platforms: Linux, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac

Minecraft focuses on allowing the player to explore, interact with, and modify a dynamically-generated map made of one-cubic-meter-sized blocks. In addition to blocks, the environment features plants, mobs, and items. Some activities in the game include mining for ore, fighting hostile mobs, and crafting new blocks and tools by gathering...

Fallout 4
Fallout 4 (2015)
Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Platforms: PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, welcome you to the world of Fallout 4 – their most ambitious game ever, and the next generation of open-world gaming.

Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima (2020)
Developer: Sucker Punch Productions
Platforms: PlayStation 4

The year is 1274. Samurai warriors are the legendary defenders of Japan — until the fearsome Mongol Empire invades the island of Tsushima, wreaking havoc and conquering the local population. As one of the last surviving samurai, you rise from the ashes to fight back. But, honorable tactics won’t lead you to victory. You must move beyond your...