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The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

Updated November 16, 2020 3.7k votes 436 voters 9.3k views55 items

List RulesVote up all the best, biggest, and most popular adventure games.

Adventurers, unite. We’re ranking the most popular adventure games in 2020. Featuring both old and new games, this list of the most played adventure games right now includes some of the best-selling games on PS4. If you're someone who's looking for more than just shooting your fellow gamer, then you've come to the right place.

This list includes the most popular adventure games at the moment, from console exclusives like Horizon Zero Dawn, where you play as the female protagonist Alloy in a post-apocalyptic future with robotic animals, to God of War, the newest installment in the series with graphics that are sure to leave your jaw on the floor. Some of our favorite characters are also back, like Link in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, which brings open-world exploring and crafting to the Zelda series.

From linear story games, like Devil May Cry 5 and Metro Exodus to open-world titles, like Red Dead Redemption II and Spider-Man, vote up your favorite current adventure games, whether they're platform adventure games, role-playing adventure epics, or straight-up adrenaline fests.

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  • Red Dead Redemption II1

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Stadia

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild2

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

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  • Grand Theft Auto V3

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

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  • God of War4
    133
    73

    God of War

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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  • Spider-Man5
    119
    73

    Spider-Man

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

  • Horizon Zero Dawn6

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey7

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

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  • Fallout 48
    94
    65

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Far Cry 59
    88
    68

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • Resident Evil 210
    72
    57

    Resident Evil 2

    2019

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

    More 

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  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider11

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, macOS Linux, Google Stadia

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  • Hitman 212
    69
    61

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla13

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Stadia Xbox, One Xbox Series X

  • Devil May Cry 514

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • Assassin's Creed Origins15

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • Destiny 216
    55
    58

    PlatformPC, Playstation 4, Xbox One

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    #184 of 354 The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made#5 of 38 The Most Popular Multiplayer Games Out Now

  • Assassin's Creed Syndicate17

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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    #2 of 41 The Best Xbox One Adventure Games#16 of 54 The Best PlayStation 4 Adventure Games

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order18

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • Sea of Thieves19

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox One

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  • Minecraft Dungeons20

    PlatformmacOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One

  • Tom Clancy's The Division 221

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

  • Metro Exodus22
    48
    61

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

  • Batman: Arkham Knight23

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • BioShock Infinite24

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, OS X, Linux

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  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps25

    PlatformPlatform-adventure, Metroidvania