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The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

Updated November 16, 2020 3.7k votes 439 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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  • Grand Theft Auto V2

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

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild3

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

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  • God of War4
    133
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    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
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Far Cry 59
    89
    68

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • Resident Evil 210
    72
    57

    Resident Evil 2

    2019

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider11

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

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    69
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    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

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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • Destiny 216
    55
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    PlatformPC, Playstation 4, Xbox One

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    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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    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

  • The Walking Dead21

    PlatformAndroid, iOS, Kindle Fire HDX, OS X, Linux

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  • Tom Clancy's The Division 222

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

  • Metro Exodus23
    48
    61

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

  • Batman: Arkham Knight24

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • The Wolf Among Us25

    PlatformAndroid, iOS, OS X, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4

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