Download Open World Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Burnout Paradise

    The Ultimate Box

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Heaven for racing destruction!

    8
    1570 votes
    • PROS: Huge open world, Beautiful graphics, Great sense of speed
    • CONS: Download is big for such a short demo, Large world map might be intimidating, In game DJ is annoying
  • Forza Horizon 3

    Standard Edition

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A massive open world racing experience

    9
    378 votes
    • PROS: Design your own racing event throughout Australia, then challenge your friends!, Choose from 350 different cars of all types and body types, Extremely high production value, AAA game
    • CONS: This is not a free game, expect to pay full retail price
  • Need for Speed Rivals

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Racing game with awesome visuals, lots of action and...overloaded servers

    7
    2187 votes
    • PROS: Open world, Races for racers and cops, Seamless integration of offline and online mode, Very good graphics, music and sound effects, Good approach to second screens
    • CONS: Connection problems and delays in online game, Clunky keyboard controls
  • Skate 3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Social skating

    7
    2849 votes
    • PROS: World-open, Offline and online at the same time, Good simulation
    • CONS: Empty city, Camera issues
  • The amazing Spider-Man

    1.1.9

    License
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    Platform
    Android
    Windows Phone
    iPhone
    Java
    Symbian

    Swing into action in The Amazing Spider-Man

    8
    303 votes
    • PROS: Fun web-shooting gameplay, Open-world exploration with plenty of side missions
    • CONS: No element really stands out as innovative, Side missions are sometimes repetitive
  • Crazy Taxi

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Drive like you've lost it in Crazy Taxi

    8
    2934 votes
    • PROS: Fun, fast-paced driving gameplay in short bursts , High replay value
    • CONS: Dated and simplistic graphics, Some ports lack great original soundtrack
  • Pokemon Evolved Mod for ARK: Survival Evolved

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Pokemon Mod for Open World Survival Game

    9
    197 votes
    • PROS: Fully complete free mod, Popular and supported
    • CONS: Mainly for Pokemon fans, Some stability issues
  • GTA: Liberty City Stories

    1.8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    Go on a crime spree in GTA: Liberty City Stories

    8
    179 votes
    • PROS: Detailed open world with numerous side missions, Engaging story and characters mingle gritty and absurd
    • CONS: Touch controls can be tricky, Water kills instantly
  • Forza Horizon 3 Demo

    varies-by-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A massive open world racing experience

    9
    103 votes
    • PROS: Design your own racing event throughout Australia, then challenge your friends!, Choose from 350 different cars of all types and body types, Extremely high production value, AAA game
    • CONS: This is not a free game
  • Fallout 4

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Get ready to go back to the wasteland

    6
    811 votes
    • PROS: Stunning open-world, Interesting characters, writing, and quests, Better pacing, Intelligent changes to improve game systems
    • CONS: Still lots of bugs, Iffy AI , Bases feel like unnecessary busy work at times, Interface is clunky and bloated
  • Hitman

    Preview Beta

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hitman: An Open-World Stealth Action Game

    8
    384 votes
    • PROS: Full of activities to do, Engaging, well-told storyline
    • CONS: Frustrating at times, Unforgiving gameplay
  • Gangstar New Orleans: Open World

    1.0.0.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An open-world third person shooting and driving game

    9
    40 votes
    • PROS: The open world lets you make your own fun, Other people are harder to kill than they are in GTA
    • CONS: The police find you even when they have lost sight of you, Many of the cars run at the same speed
  • The Crew

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Open world multiplayer racing game

    7
    489 votes
    • PROS: Loads of custom options, Instant multiplayer options
    • CONS: Some recent performance issues, Micro-transactions
  • Cube World

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    New, Minecraft-style RPG

    7
    2034 votes
    • PROS: Good block graphics, Challenging fights, Huge open world
    • CONS: Initially very hard, Game is limited in scope, Monotonous sound effects
  • Just Cause 2

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create chaos in this excellent action game

    7
    899 votes
    • PROS: Fantastic action, Huge open world, Lots of freedom
    • CONS: Poor story, No multiplayer
  • Watch Dogs

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Hacker-style GTA in the streets of Chicago

    8
    2010 votes
    • PROS: Excellent gameplay mechanics , An open world open to creativity , A very well thought interface , The city of Chicago provides an excellent life , Multiplayer mode
    • CONS: Technically less impressive , Mission targets are nor clear , Plot and characters lack interest
  • Batman: Arkham Origins

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Comic book open world action game

    7
    255 votes
    • PROS: Larger range of villains, Interesting location
    • CONS: Repetitive combat, Lacklustre plot
  • Spintires: MudRunner

    2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Realistic open world truck driving simulator

    9
    20 votes
    • PROS: Solid physics , Co-op mode
    • CONS: Lack of late game content , Can become tedious
  • State of Decay 2

    1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Cool Game for RPG Fans

    7
    25 votes
    • PROS: Huge open world to explore, Plenty of thrills and spills
    • CONS: Can be rather challenging, A bit harrowing at times
  • Avakin Life

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free Open World Role Playing Game

    9
    62 votes
    • PROS: Free download, Healthy community
    • CONS: In-game purchases, Average graphics
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