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The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

Updated November 16, 2020 3.5k votes 420 voters 8.9k 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 II

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Stadia

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  • 2
    Grand Theft Auto V

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

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  • 3
    God of War
    128
    74

    God of War

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

  • 4
    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

  • 5
    Spider-Man
    114
    73

    Spider-Man

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

  • 6
    Horizon Zero Dawn

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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  • 7
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey

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

  • 8
    Fallout 4
    91
    65

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • 9
    Far Cry 5
    86
    68

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 10
    Resident Evil 2
    72
    58

    Resident Evil 2

    2019

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • 11
    Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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

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  • 12
    Hitman 2
    66
    62

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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  • 13
    Devil May Cry 5

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • 14
    Destiny 2
    53
    59

    PlatformPC, Playstation 4, Xbox One

  • 15
    Assassin's Creed Origins

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • 16
    Assassin's Creed Valhalla

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

  • 17
    Sea of Thieves

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox One

  • 18
    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • 19
    Assassin's Creed Syndicate

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows

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  • 20
    The Walking Dead

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

  • 21
    Metro Exodus
    46
    62

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

  • 22
    Batman: Arkham Knight

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

  • 23
    The Wolf Among Us

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

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  • 24
    Tom Clancy's The Division 2

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

  • 25
    Far Cry New Dawn

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One