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The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

Updated September 27, 2020 8.5k votes 856 voters 11.4k views70 items

Gamers everywhere, we're ranking the most popular open-world games in 2020. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played open-world games right now includes some of the best-selling games on PC. What are the top 10 open-world video games today?

Online open-world games, like GTA 5, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Far Cry 5, keep getting new players, thanks to Twitch streamers and YouTube gaming channels. Other good open-world games trending now include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and Fallout 4.

Vote up the best open-world games everyone should be playing right now, and vote down all the games you think are overrated. Games from all consoles (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) are included, including mobile and PC games. 

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  • 1
    Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360

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    Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformGNU/Linux, Xbox 360, Web browser, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

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    Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformOS X, Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Xbox

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    Искупление красных мертвецов is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360

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    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows

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    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Fla is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U PlayStation 4,PC, Xbox One

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    Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 9
    Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Stadia

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    Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Far Cry 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Assassin's Creed Origins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 13
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

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    Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

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    Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

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    Far Cry 4 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One

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  • 17
    Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Wii U, OS X

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    Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3

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    Watch Dogs 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

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    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformXbox, Microsoft Windows

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  • 21
    Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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  • 22
    Just Cause 3 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now
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    Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2

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  • 24
    Batman: Arkham Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 25
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Open-World Video Games Right Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia

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