Best upcoming open world games for PC, PS4 and Xbox One to be released in 2017
Open world games are my favorite when it comes to PC games. Games like Need for Speed series, GTA series, Far Cry series and Fallout series have done a wonderful job in the overwhelming development of open world games. Today we have gathered for you a list of the most anticipating upcoming open world games for PC, PS4 and XBox One which are going to be released in 2016 and 2017.
Best Upcoming Open World Games for PC, PS4, and XBox One 2017
Here are the most anticipated open world games for PC, PS4, and Xbox One platforms that are going to be released this year. We hope you will enjoy the list.
State of Decay 2 (Microsoft Windows, Xbox One) Sometime in 2017
State of Decay 2 is an upcoming a third-person Zombie survival game set in an open world environment, published by the Microsoft studios. State of Decay 2 comes with an all-new multiplayer with cooperative gameplay with up to three other players. Players can team up and work together to fight hordes of zombies. The game will be released on Xbox One and Microsoft Windows at some point later this year. We loved State of Decay and we are hopeful the game will not disappoint us this time either.
Wild (PS4) Sometime in 2017
Wild is an upcoming survival adventure game set in an open world. The game is being developed by Wild Sheep Studio exclusively for PS4 and will be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The game is set during the Neolithic period in a lush green world. The game is different from other game exploring whole new ideas. You can interact with the animals in the game, control them, ride them, and use them to spy. The big animals can be used to fight while the smaller ones can be used to spy for you.
The game is set in a very big open world having dynamic weather and seasonal variations. The game also has online play but there not very much known about the game so far. The game concept looks new and interesting. No one has a clue when this will be released but we are expecting a 2017 launch.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (PC, Xbox One, PS4) 2017
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an upcoming sword-fighting game set in an open world of the Medival Era. The developers of the game have done a great effort to make the game as realistic as possible by featuring accurate armored combat techniques. Even the real-world castles were recreated with the help of historian and architects. The combat system make use of the inverse kinematics to make the sword fighting as realistic as possible. Players can use a number of weapons such as swords, axes, bows, knives, and hammers. The game will be released later this year but the exact date of the release is still unknown.
Sniper Elite 4 (PC, PS4, XBox One) February 2017
Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person sniping video game developed by Rebellion Games. It is the fourth installment of the best Sniper games series ‘Sniper Elite. It will have all the hallmarks of the previous Sniper Elite games i.e long distance kills, x-Ray kill cam system showing the bullet piercing the body, cracking bones, other organs. In Sniper Elite 4, Rebellion games have expanded the features to include stealth kills, melee kills, and Shrapnel kills which is an interesting feature. What makes me more excited is the fact that the game will be set in an open world environment. Sniper Elite 4 will be released on PC, Play Station 4 and Xbox One on 14th February 2017.
In Sniper Elite 4, Rebellion games have expanded the features to include stealth kills, melee kills, and Shrapnel kills which is an interesting feature. What makes me more excited is the fact that the game will be set in an open world environment. Sniper Elite 4 will be released on PC, Play Station 4 and Xbox One on 14th February 2017.
Sea of Thieves (Xbox One, PC) Q1 2017
Sea of Thieves is an interesting upcoming action-adventure game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios. The game will allow the players to craft their custom stories by using in-game tools, which is exciting. The game will feature co-op gameplay set in an open world multiplayer environment.
The game requires you to work as a team of pirate crew searching the sea for legendary artifacts and buried treasures. The twist is that you are not the only one after the treasure, you will face other players also looking for those artifacts and of course your life. Sea of Thieves is expected to be released in Q1 2017.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands (PC, PS4, Xbox One) March 2017
‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon wildlands’ is the very first military shooter in a massive dangerous and responsive open-world. You can play an early solo or four players COOP. The game is set in the modern era when players play as members of the Ghosts similar to the original Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon. While not completing missions, players can interact and get friendly or create relationships with other characters of the world.
Spider-Man 2016 (PS4) Q2 2017
Spider-Man 2016 is an open world action-adventure game being developed by insomnia games and is to be published by Sony interactive entertainment for PlayStation 4 console. The game tells an entirely new story about spider-man and it’s not tied to any film or comic book. The game covers both Peter Parker and spider-Man aspects of the character and will feature a more experienced Spider-Man.
Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4) March 2017
Horizon zero Dawn is an action role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic world populated by strange robotic creatures. Play as Aloy the young hunter and archer who live in a world overrun by robotic creatures. Aloy must hunt the ‘Machines’ and loot their corpses for components which are vital for surviving such a harsh new world. Aloy can utilize traps, bows, explosives and more and the arsenal will only grow stronger as you explore the open world. You can freely roam about the area in between missions take the other side missions by cooperating with NPCs and neighboring tribes.
Days Gone (PS4) December 2017
Days Gone is a brutal post-apocalyptic open world game that follows the story of Deacon St. John. Deacon is a drifter and bounty hunter eking out an existence in the high desert of the Pacific Northwest. The motorcycle shown in the trailer is a crucial element in the game because not only can it store extra ammo on your bike it’s also your primary means of traversing the game world.
It also plays a big role in escaping from the endless waves of Zombies. While fighting zombies, make no mistake, they are a real trap. Hordes of Zombie will endlessly run at you until you either run out of bullets or out of places to run to. The game is a PS4 exclusive and will be released at the end of 2017.
Mass Effect Andromeda (PC, Xbox One, PS4) Q1 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda is set in another galaxy called Andromeda with a strong focus on exploration. Although it shares the universe of the original series, this is not the fourth episode. It is a different game set in an open world environment. Andromeda features a unique class of characters we’ve never seen before.
There are various different planets for players to explore. The game revolves around ‘Ryder’ who is an operator tasked with discovering a new planet for the Human race to occupy. One of the developer’s biggest ambition is to give players an unprecedented level of freedom for mass effect experience.
Escape from Tarkov (PC, MAC) Q4 2016
Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore and realistic story-driven online first-person action RPG simulator game. The events of the game take place in a fictional Norvinsk’s special economic zone . Players have to experience living in the skin of one of the mercenaries who has survived the initial stage of the Tarkov war.
Escape from Tarkov is going to feature the most realistic first person combat experience. The features outstanding and realistic physical concepts of weapon operating, jamming, overheating, reloading, aiming, and of course shooting.
Best Open World Games Released in 2016
These are the open world games previously mentioned in this list which have been released now.
Watch Dogs 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) November 2016
Watch Dogs 2 is an open world third-person shooter game developed by Ubisoft. Watch Dogs 2 lets you play as Marcus Halloway. Marcus is an intelligent young activist who has an Arsenal of creative weapons and hacking skills. What we’ve seen thus far, the sequel has improved upon everything that hinders the original game, giving the world a much-needed sense of personality.
Ubisoft has confirmed that the San Francisco setting is roughly twice as large as the environment found in the first game. Which means, we will have plenty of sand beaches bustling streets and gorgeous high rise buildings to see.
Dead Rising 4 (PC, Xbox One) December 2016
Dead Rising 4 is the eighth installment in the Dead Rising series. While playing as Frank West, you explore a vast open world filled with zombies. There are may different badass ways to kill them as you seek to go for the truth behind outbreak or die in this open-world sandbox. You can craft your own new weapons and customize the existing ones. You can also customize vehicles and turn them into killing machines or ride around in the zombie apocalypse.
Mafia 3 (PC, MAC, PS4, Xbox One) October 2016
Mafia 3 is an upcoming action-adventure game published by 2K Games. It follows the story of Lincoln clay Vietnam veterans returning from combat looking for a home and place to belong to. But, when Lincoln is betrayed and his friends are slaughtered by the Italian mafia he becomes fixated on revenge. To seek revenge Lincoln wages a brutal war against Italians disrupting the balance of power in the city of New Bordeaux.
Mafia 3 combines cinematic storytelling with a dynamic narrative structure that requires playing your choices as the story progresses. Lincoln allied with other criminals has built an empire with a new family of his own. The city looks fantastic with atmospheric lighting dirty streets and colorful neon lights adding to a feeling that place is alive. The game is set in an open world atmosphere and the graphics look great.
No Man’s Sky (PC, PS4) Already Released
No man’s sky another great action-adventure space exploration, survival, combat, and trading game. The game is set in a gigantic universe that houses over 18 quintillion planets that offer lots of mystery. Not only is each planet’s terrain computer generated but also is flora and fauna. In this game, you can choose to explore, trade or fight in the universe. You can come across the civilizations and learn to speak the language as you explore the planets. Although the game is multiplayer, it will be hard to find friends in such a big universe.
Update: No Man’s Sky has been released on the PS4 on August 9, while it has been released on PC today.