There is nothing like the freedom the player has in an open world game. The ability to see an area in the distance and actually go there is incredibly satisfying, and help engross players in virtual worlds. It should come as no surprise that more and more games are becoming open world, such as the recently released
. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Since there are increasingly more of these titles on the market, we’ve made a list of 15 of the top PS4 open world games that you should check out (in no particular order). Granted, some of these games are incredibly lengthy, so it may take players quite some time to check them all out!
We hope you enjoyed our look at 15 of the best PS4 open world games. There are several more promising looking open world games coming out later this year such as
, and Fallout 4 , so fans should be in heaven this holiday season. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
Let us know in the comments which open world games have been your favorite so far on PlayStation 4, and which world you have enjoyed exploring the most!
PS4 Open World Games
15 PS4 Open World Games You Need to Play
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
is one of the most massive RPGs ever made. It is easy to get lost in its open world full of side quests. If you're looking for one game to spend hundreds of hours on then this is it. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
One of the biggest surprises of 2014 was Monolith Production's
Middle . Not only did it bring Mordor to life, it managed to be one of the most fun open world games to play thanks to its fantastic Nemesis system. -earth: Shadow of Mordor Shadow of Mordor may end up changing how open world games are made forever.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
did not disappoint. In fact, moving to an open world seems to have only helped the game. Stealth has never felt this good, and the ability to take down enemies from any direction is incredibly freeing. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Batman: Arkham Knight
is the conclusion of the Batman: Arkham Knight Arkham trilogy, and thankfully Rocksteady went out with a bang. This visual showpiece is a must play for fans of the caped crusader.
Far Cry 4
Despite feeling a little bit too familiar,
is still an excellent game. The shooting is still top notch, and the new land of Kyrat is a blast to explore. Far Cry 4
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected
is the best way to experience Volition's latest game on a console. It is easily the most absurd, and ridiculous open world game on the market. Get ready to use your superpowers all across Steelport. Saints Row IV: Re-Elected
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
If you are looking for a shooter to play with friends, then look no further than
. This compilation includes two great first-person shooters that will allow players to explore both Pandora and the moon! Borderlands : The Handsome Collection
Dragon Age: Inquisition
is absolutely massive. In fact, several players never ventured out of the first area of the game due to how many quest lines there are! If you do go on an inquisition outside of the first area, there is an amazing open world to explore and wonderful characters to meet. Dragon Age: Inquisition
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
If you have ever wanted to sing sea shanties while sailing across beautiful seas then you need to play
. Even if you are not a fan of Ubisoft's stealth series, there is so much fun to be had in just living the life of a pirate. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Grow Home is a the most cheery open world game on the market. Bud's adventure is a pure joy to go on, and since it is free on PlayStation Plus this month there is no reason not to!
Grand Theft Auto V
Rockstar is perhaps the king of open world games and
shows why. Not only is the game the evolution of the gameplay that popularized the genre, but it adds a ton of new twists, thanks to features such as being able to play it in first-person. You can even go on heists with friends thanks to its online mode. Grand Theft Auto V
While it may have been a disappointment to some,
is still pretty fun to play. Hacking the environment in real-time is still incredibly innovative. As long as you have your expectations in check, you should be able to have a blast in what is the framework for what could become something really special in a sequel. Watch Dogs
inFAMOUS Second Son
One of Sony's first major titles for PlayStation 4 is still one of its best.
takes the series in an interesting new direction with new abilities, a new protagonist and a gorgeous city to explore. Delsin's growth as a character is one of the most interesting parts of this open world gem. inFAMOUS Second Son
Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition
Very few games take place in Hong Kong, but
is a good argument to why there should be more. The vibrant city is the star of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition Sleeping Dogs and it is brought to life in Square Enix's open world undercover game. Throw in some of the best melee combat in any game, period, and you have quite an enjoyable game to play!
Techland's latest zombie killing game,
, combines the fun gameplay of Dying Light Dead Island and combines it with parkour action. If you are not sick of killing zombies already (and we understand if you are), then Dying Light is worth checking out.