The best open world games on PS4 and PS5

From sprawling cities to vast, untamed wildernesses, lose yourself in the most immersive and immense open-world video games on PlayStation consoles. 

Inner-city open world games

Urban sprawl

Crime-ridden backstreets, bustling freeways and glittering skyscrapers - lose yourself in massive inner-city open worlds.

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Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Spider-Men, Peter Parker and Miles Morales, return for an exciting new adventure in the critically acclaimed Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise for PS5.

  • Quickly swap between both Spider-Men as you explore an expanded Marvel’s New York.
  • Fight against a variety of new and iconic villains, including an original take on the monstrous Venom, the ruthless Kraven the Hunter, the volatile Lizard and many more!

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Cyberpunk 2077

Explore the labyrinthine open world of Night City, a bustling futuristic metropolis where human modification, corporatism and violence drive the everyday lives of millions.

  • Become V, a mercenary outlaw going after a one-of-a-kind implant which may be the key to immortality. Side with corporates or run with criminal games to complete your objectives.
  • Carve out your own legend in Night City, and then expand the story with Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty and explore the new area of Dogtown, assisting secret agent Solomon Reed.
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Grand Theft Auto V

Experience the interwoven stories of Franklin, Michael and Trevor in the sprawling open world of Los Santos and Blaine Country.

  • A young street hustler, a retired bank robber and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening elements of the criminal underworld, the government and others as they pull off a series of dangerous hesists.
  • PS5 players can enjoy new visuals, faster loading, adaptive triggers, haptic feedback, Tempest 3D audio and more.
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Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

Two Yakuza series icons, Kazuma Kiryu and Ichiban Kasuga, come together for an adventure set in Japan and Hawaii encompassing unique quests, fun minigames and memorable characters.

  • Take out foes using the uniquely oddball ‘Live Command RPG’ battle system, where special moves see characters fry enemies in giant woks and summon playful puppies to attack.
  • Explore sun-kissed Honolulu City, guiding Ichiban on a quest to find his biological mother, and enjoying the Yakuza series’ traditionally surreal side-quests and Sega arcade games.
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Historic open world games

Step back in time

From the feudal lands of ancient Japan to Viking-era Europe and America in the grip of Prohibition, explore some of history's most famed locations.

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Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut

Uncover the hidden wonders of Tsushima in this open-world action adventure which casts you as Jin, raised and trained in the ways of the samurai and committed to reclaiming his homeland after its invasion by Mongols.

  • Become the Ghost and eliminate foes using stealthy tactics, master the bow for ranged attacks and challenge opponents with your katana in close-quarter duels.
  • Explore meticulously crafted regions showcasing a wide array of life and find peace amid the conflict in quiet moments of natural harmony and solace.

Rise of the Ronin

Take an epic journey across a war-torn Japan of the 19th century in this open-world action-RPG from Team NINJA, the studio behind Nioh and Ninja Gaiden.

  • Play as a masterless samurai, a ronin, and shape your own destiny in a land witnessing the fall of the Shogunate and the beginning of a new era where East and West collide.
  • Experience deep and rewarding combat, layered but accessible, as you face off against foes using blades and other close-quarter weapons, or take aim from distance using authentic firearms of the period.
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Mafia: Definitive Edition

Drink in the high-stakes drama of Prohibition-era Illinois as you explore the sights, sounds and rumbling political turmoil of the city of Lost Heaven.

  • Play as ambitious cab driver Tommy Angelo, a hard-working, law-abiding citizen who’s pulled into the dangerous world of the Salieri crime family.
  • Explore Lost Heaven, a faithfully recreated 1930s cityscape filled with interwar architecture, cars and culture to see, hear and interact with.
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Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Become a legendary Viking warrior raised on tales of battle and glory. Raid your enemies, grow your settlement and build your political power in the quest to earn a place among the gods in Valhalla.

  • Advanced RPG mechanics allow you to shape the growth of your character and influence the world around you.
  • Construct and upgrade buildings that allow for deep customization, including a barracks, blacksmith, tattoo parlour and more. 
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Open-world RPGs

Beyond belief

Magic and sorcery, elves and dragons - embark on a journey of wonder into some of gaming's most imaginative open-world roleplaying experiences.

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Rejoin Cloud Strife and his allies in the second part of the Final Fantasy VII remake project, which takes the party from the city of Midgar out into the wider world in pursuit of Sephiroth.

  • Ideal for series fans and newcomers alike, Rebirth presents a retelling of events from the original Final Fantasy VII, ensuring surprises and several twists to a familiar tale.
  • Combine characters’ strengths in battle to perform synergized attacks, summon colossal beings to aid your fight, and strategically mix magical powers to overcome any foe.

Elden Ring

Mix magical powers with steel blades and embrace the challenge of Elden Ring’s demanding but fair combat. Fans of Dark Souls and Bloodborne know what to expect – but this game is also welcoming of newcomers, too.

  • Create a character and traverse a breathtaking open world on foot or horseback, discovering secrets and chasing mysteries as you seek to understand the power of the Elden Ring.
  • Take your adventure further with Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree expansion, with new territories to discover, characters to meet and foes to face.
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Hogwarts Legacy

This immersive, open-world action RPG is set in the Wizarding World introduced in the Harry Potter books and movies.

  • Create your own student and be whisked away to an explorable Hogwarts and its surrounding areas as you face a villain threatening the future of the world.
  • Take school lessons to brew potions, grow plants and tend to fantastic beasts. Join a house and forge relationships with your fellow students.
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Step into the boots of the professional monster hunter Geralt of Rivia as he embarks on a quest to locate a child of prophecy and confront the ghostly Wild Hunt.

  • This fantasy epic mixes frenetic combat with magical abilities, heavyweight narrative themes, and just the occasional bit of silliness that’s sure to make you smile.
  • The Complete Edition features the game’s two expansive add-ons: Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine. Play both to deepen your connection with these fantastical lands and the creatures who inhabit them.
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Free-roam open world games

Bold frontiers

Brave the apocalypse, travel to the distant future, or explore the far reaches of space in open-world survival experiences that stretch the bounds of reality.

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Horizon Forbidden West

Follow Aloy, the hero of Horizon Zero Dawn, as she ventures into the Forbidden West of Earth’s far future to take on a new, unknown threat which could bring about the end of life on our planet.

  • Explore a fascinating, enveloping post-apocalyptic open world ruled by robotic beasts and ravaged by vicious storms, within which humanity clings on by any means.
  • Investigate a seemingly unstoppable blight on the land, encounter all-new and fearsome machines, and forge alliances with new tribes - and then deepen the experience with the Burning Shores expansion.

Death Stranding Director's Cut

Brave an open world utterly transformed by a cataclysmic event known as the Death Stranding. Humanity has been pulled apart and forced to live in isolated communities – and it’s your job to reconnect them.

  • Playing as Sam Bridges (portrayed by Norman Reedus) you must carry the disconnected remnants of our future across treacherous landscapes, and optionally connect with players around the world using the Social Strand System.
  • Remastered for PS5, the Director’s Cut of Death Stranding features advanced combat, a competitive ranking system, additional weapons and locations, new enemies, missions and minigames.
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Fallout 4

Leave the safety of Vault 111 and wander the post-apocalyptic landscape of Massachusetts in 2287, searching for your missing child, in this multi-award-winning open-world epic.

  • Roam freely, meeting a vast array of characters and upgrading your own armour and arsenal as you progress. If you’re lost, your wrist-mounted Pip-Boy can access maps, stats and more information to aid you in your quest.
  • Construct your own home, using raw materials scavenged from the land. Grow food and pump water to stay healthy, and erect defenses to protect against attacks from raiders and mutants.
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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Picking up five years after the events of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, this new story follows Cal as he tries to outrun the Empire while developing his Jedi skills. Now a wanted man, he must carefully decide who to trust.

  • Explore all-new and familiar Star Wars locations, with plenty of opportunity to wander from the beaten path and uncover secrets and rewards.
  • Cinematic combat takes you into the heat of battle, as Cal’s lightsaber can be wielded in various ways, complemented by growing Force powers.
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