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Best Open World Games on PC: These Five Titles Are a Must-Have

Get even more room to move, think, act and fight. Here come some really hot games that will expand your horizons.

Thanks to today’s technology, more and more games offer open worlds that can be explored apart from the main story. We have compiled a list of the five best open world games on PC for all fans of non-linear gameplay.

The view into the distance is good for the soul they say. We also like to let our eyes wander through impressive landscapes. That’s why we want to simplify the search for your best open-world games and have made a list of our five favorites.


5. Kingdom Come: Deliverance

If you have a passion for medieval games and are a fan of huge worlds, then you should definitely check out Kingdom Come: Deliverance. The title impresses with realistic landscapes and towns, as well as a very realistic combat system. Bohemia in 1403: As the protagonist Henry, you want to take revenge on King Sigismund after he killed your parents and devastated your village. Challenging battles, fast horses, and numerous side quests await you.

Experience epic knight battles in Kingdom Come: Deliverance, as shown in this screenshot.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (Source: Warhorse Studios)


The game is available for PS4/PS5, Xbox One, and you can purchase it for PC via steam. A port for Nintendo Switch will be available soon, but there is no release date yet.


4. Dying Light 2: Stay Human

The sequel takes place a few years later, after the events of the first Dying Light. In the meantime, the plague from Harran has spread to the rest of the world. As Aiden Caldwell, your main objective is to find your sister Mia. Face a large number of aggressive and also different types of zombies. Use a wide range of melee and ranged weapons, which you can modify and upgrade. Jump across the rooftops of a huge post-apocalyptic world while doing numerous side jobs along the way.

We see the main character above the rooftops of a post-apocalyptic city, wrapped in darkness.
Dying Light 2: Stay Human (Source: Techland)


The game is available for PS4/PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and can be purchased for PC via Steam.


3. Red Dead Redemption 2

Never before has the Wild West been so lovingly and realistically realized as in Rockstar’s action RPG shooter Red Dead Redemption 2. You slip into the role of Arthur Morgan and find yourself as an Outlaw together with your Van der Linde gang on the run from the lawmen. While you hide from or fight (or even obey) the law, you’ll be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes, numerous animals, and thriving cities. Red Dead Redemption 2 is undoubtedly one of the best open-world games on PC.

Ride your horse through the Wild West and enjoy the wonderful views of beautiful landscapes, as shown here in this screenshot: A player leads his horse through a valley illuminated by the evening sun. The title is one of the most beautiful open world games on PC.
Sunset in Red Dead Redemption 2 (Source: Rockstar Games)


The game is available for PS4/PS5, Xbox One and can be purchased for PC via Steam.


2. Grand Theft Auto 5

One of the most popular open-world PC games is GTA 5 (Grand Theft Auto 5) from Rockstar Games. You’ll experience the stories of Trevor, Franklin, and Michael, who are repeatedly targeted by both criminal gangs and the government. You’ll take on many different missions in the open world around Los Santos and its surroundings, which are based on real locations on the US West Coast. Shoot, drive, fly and swim in a game full of excitement and adventure.

Play GTA V, one of the most popular open world PC games. In the screenshot, we can see the three main characters from the latest installment of the game series.
Grand Theft Auto V (Source: Rockstar Games)


The title can be played on PS4/PS5, Xbox One and can be purchased for PC via Steam.


1. Elden Ring

Start your fantasy journey and enter an open, beautiful world. On your way to glory and honor, many brutal enemies will stand in your way. Tough battles and challenging dungeons await you, integrated into a storyline that clearly bears FromSoftware’s signature. If you like Souls-like games, this title is highly recommended for you. With Elden Ring, FromSoftware created one of the best open-world games for PC.

In Elden Ring, you'll fight against very nasty enemies, as this screenshot proves. The new title from FromSoftware is one of the most popular open world games on PC.
Elden Ring (Source: FromSoftware)


The game is available for PS4/PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and can be purchased for PC via Steam.


If post-apocalyptic, fantasy, or wild-west open world games for PC are not enough, we have some more inspiration for you

Maybe less huge but equally beautiful settings you can also find in our rankings of the best Survival Games on PS4 / PS5, Games like It Takes Two, 10 Best Free FPS Games, or PS5 Racing Games.


What is your favorite open world to spend time in? Feel free to let us know in the comments below.


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