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The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

Updated October 19, 2020 3.1k votes 374 voters 8.4k views51 items

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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Stadia

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    Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

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

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    God of War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    God of War

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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    The Legend of Zelda: Breath of is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformNintendo Switch, Wii U

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    Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformPlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

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    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    Spider-Man

    2018

    PlatformPlayStation 4

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    Assassin's Creed Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

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

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    Far Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Resident Evil 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    Resident Evil 2

    2019

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Devil May Cry 5 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Shadow of the Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

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

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    Hitman 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformPC, Playstation 4, Xbox One

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    Metro Exodus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

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    The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

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

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    The Wolf Among Us is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

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

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    Sea of Thieves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, Xbox One

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    Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia

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    Far Cry New Dawn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Life Is Strange: Before the St is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

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

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    Just Cause 4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now
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    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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    Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

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    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Adventure Games Out Now

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

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