Best open world ios games

You know what makes an open-world game exciting? Well, it's probably because of the fact that you can explore a vast and massive world like it's a real one. Plus, it's like you're actually the one doing it! So, without further ado, here are the best open world iOS games you can check out now!


Paid: $26.95 with in-app purchases

Minecraft is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang and Markus Persson. Released in 2009, this game became the best-selling computer game with over 29 million copies sold worldwide. Available on various platforms.

  • by Jacob Stephens

    Well, what can I say? Minecraft remains timeless and a relevant open-world game to date. I must also comment that this pocket edition (they call it


  • by Roberto Gómez

    Minecraft is one of my most favorite games. I really enjoy how simple the concept is. It is a great game to explore, and I love wasting hours playing  More

2.Grand Theft Auto III

Paid: $9.99 Check price

Grand Theft Auto III is the 3rd game of the Grand Theft Auto series. It's set in Liberty City, where everything all started. With stellar voice acting, a darkly comic storyline, a stunning soundtrack, and revolutionary open-world gameplay.

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    by María Luisa Zárate

    It's great to be back in Liberty City where it all began! I was overwhelmed with nostalgia as I played. Although the game is rather short I loved it and was able to finish it rather quick. SOme controls take some getting used to but i think the bu


3.Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Paid: $6.99 Check price
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is a 3D open-world action adventure video game. It is the seventh title in the Grand Theft Auto series. This single-player story centers on Carl Johnson who returns home after his mother's murder. 
  • Song Hue

    by Song Hue

    I have always been a pocket-gamer. I have explored games from pokemon to anything, name the game, and I think I surely have tried it. I really didn


  • Parakram Mehra

    by Parakram Mehra

    One of my all time favorite games! This is a great port from the PlayStation version, and is smooth and glitch-free! I love going back to this game fr More

4.Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Paid: $9.99 Check price

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is an action game published and developed by Rockstar Games. It was released on May 13, 2003. This game is available to different platforms including Android, iOS, and more.

  • Brian Carter

    by Brian Carter

    This iOS version is an improved version of the GTA III, I shall honestly say. I don't hate GTA III but I think Vice City is way way better than it


  • Betty Pearson

    by Betty Pearson

    When it comes to open world games Grand theft auto totally win out. It is fun exciting and you can go anywhere. It gives you alot to do and is pretty  More

5.Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Paid: $4.99 Check price

GTA: Chinatown Wars is a top-down 3D open world game developed by Rockstar Leeds and Rockstar North and was published by Rockstar Games. It was set in the crime zone of Chinatown where you'll try to get a name in the drug dealing business.

  • Ishan Kapoor

    by Ishan Kapoor

    GTA is my all time favorite gaming franchise, but I hate that I can only play it when I'm at home. I came here looking for a game like GTA that I can play on my mobile phone, and it turns out I can play GTA on my IOS! Chinatown Wars is an interest



Paid: $6.99

Crashlands is an adventure role-playing and crafting game created by Butterscotch Shenanigans. It is a game where players take the role of a trucker trying to survive on different planets. It won Gamezebo's Game of the Year award in 2016.

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  • Jesse Franklin

    by Jesse Franklin

    I think the core part of devloping portable games on mobile phones, especially for iOS is the compatibility of it to external controllers. This game has no controller support at all. 

7.Baldur's Gate

Paid: $9.99 with in-app purchases
In this RPG you will customize your hero and build a party of allies to explore dangerous dungeons! As you keep exploring the map you will get rewards and upgrades, which will make your characters stronger. 

  • Edward Grant

    by Edward Grant

    To start with, I was also hesitant to spend for this game because I thought it wouldn't excite me as much as the PC version did when it was release


  • Virginia Bates

    by Virginia Bates

    Buy this game! I am often hesitant to spend money on mobile games, but I couldn't be more pleased with this purchase. I love this game and recommend i More

8.Gangstar Vegas

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Gangstar Vegas is an open-world action game similar in style to Grand Theft Auto, where your goal is to become the top gangster in Las Vegas, and to do so you will have to get rid of everyone who dares opposing you. 

  • Teresa Johnson

    by Teresa Johnson

    Well, I don't disagree @Samantha Little's comment but neither do I agree. I felt like gangster vegas is somehow between good and bad video game as


  • Samantha Little

    by Samantha Little

    This is not a good solution due to the fact that while it has good reviews it is on android. Which means it is not on Apple phones so it fails to be o More

9.Goat Simulator

Paid: $4.99 with in-app purchases

Goat Simulator is an action video game where the player will act as the goat on a path of extreme destruction. The more damage you do the the environment around you, the more points you get. 

  • Johnny Ruiz

    by Johnny Ruiz

    This is not what I would be looking for, and you could find something way better like Minecraft.


Paid: $9.99 Check price

Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox game with the objective of digging, exploring, fighting, and building. Developed and published by Re-Logic, this game is available to play on Windows, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS.

  • Jason Gonzales

    by Jason Gonzales

    After watching many videos of the video game Terraria I had to give it a try, and I don't regret doing it. The game is really funny, and for me, that love the adventure genre, it's imperfect due to its flawed controls but i mean there's so much to


11.Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath

Paid: $2.99

Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath is an open-world, third-person action-adventure with first-person shooter gameplay mixed in. Through this game, the player must pursue and capture outlaws in order to collect bounties. 

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  • Juan Sullivan

    by Juan Sullivan

    Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath is a fun and addictive game available on iOS devices. It's a paid game, but reviews are highly rated praising the game's unique art style and open-world activities. The story is well developed. The gameplay is okay but t


12.Radiation Island

Paid: $2.99
Radiation Island is a survival game for Android and iOS in which you have to explore and avoid all the dangers that await for you in an artificial island, created as an experiment. Leaderboards available.
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  • by Kenneth Hall

    For less than $3, you can't really complain at all. This survival game is one of thoes games that pushes ios phones to their limits as it requires longer playing time. If you are faond of killing zombies and survival stuff, this game is for you. Alth