Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

The genre of open world games is becoming more popular and attractive year after year. These types of games offer the choice of either playing by the story or exploring and interacting with the environment randomly. Open world games do not confine you to walk with the story of the game and gives an immense chance to fully explore the map getting a more vivid and richer experience.

And who does not like to roam around going wherever you want and doing whatever you want. I mean, if you are totally bored with the side quest, you can go and blow something up and have a little fun.

These games allow the users to dive into another rich virtual world and experience the freedom and this is why we are witnessing the launch of many open world games. Let’s see the games which are scheduled for in 2016.

Let’s have a look at the top 10 upcoming open world games in 2016.

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Mirror's Edge Catalyst - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

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Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is an upcoming open world action-adventure platform video game focused on three core points – vertigo, speed, and elegance. The protagonist is a brave runner who uncovers a hidden truth inside the walls of the city Glass. Similar to the original Mirror’s Edge, players traverse the city using the aspects of urban exploration and use the objects zip lines and ledges to travel across the building in order to complete missions and evade enemies or knock them off of their feet. The stunning graphical design of the game and combat techniques set it apart from the rest.

Release Date: May 24, 2016

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure

Modes: Single Player, Multiplayer

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

The game is set three years after the event of Uncharted 3 with the lead protagonist Nathan Drake retired as a fortune hunter and settled into a normal life with his family. However, the normal life does not stay for long when Drake’s brother, Sam, remerges from the dead and asks for his help to save his own life. The adventure begins here. Together they embark on a journey to Libertatia on the hunt for Captain Henry Avery’s long lost treasure.

Release Date: April 26, 2016

Platform: PlayStation 4

Genre: Third-person shooter, Action-adventure

Modes: Single Player, Multiplayer

Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon - Zero Dawn - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

Horizon Zero Dawn is an action role-playing game in which player takes control of a hunter and an archer, as she progressed through a post-apocalyptic land which is taken over mechanized creatures. The game is set in the future where the human civilization has long abandoned the Earth due to the domination of robotic entities who are supposed to become the strongest creatures in the world. In order to survive, Alloy has to hunt down and loot these creatures for collecting the resources which are vital for her survival.

Release Date: 2016

Platform: PlayStation 4

Genre: Action role-playing, Action-adventure

Modes: Single Player

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

Tom Clancy Ghost is getting another installment to its Ghost Recon franchise with Wildlands. This tactical shooter will be the first in the series to offer combat in an open world. It is set few years into the future where player is empowered to lead a team of four ghosts, U.S elite special operational unit, on a covert mission to destroy a drug cartel which has destabilized the region. The player can use a vast arsenal of weapons, vehicles and drones to help defeat the enemy.

Gamers can play solo or with their other friends and roam freely in the vast wildlands.

Release Date: (Awaited)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role-playing, Action-adventure

Modes: Single Player

Tom Clancy’s The Division

Tom Clancy's The Division - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

The game is set in New York in the middle of a crisis occurred due to the spread of smallpox outbreak on Black Friday. One by one all the basic services and national institutions have fallen and there have been massive casualties. The Division, a classified unit of self-supported tactical agents, is activated. The player’s mission is to restore order by investigating the source of the virus and fight to prevent the fall of society.

Release Date: March 8, 2016

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action role playing, third person Shooter

Modes: Multiplayer

Quantum Break

Quantum Break - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

Quantum Break is an upcoming third-person shooter action game. The story starts 17 years ago, when a time experiment at Riverport University goes wrong, thereby altering the time in the process. This not only causes time to start breaking down but also grants some time-based powers and abilities to the two main characters – Serene and Joyce. Serene, the antagonist has gained the ability to see into the future and decide which choice to make in the present, while Joyce, the protagonist, has the ability to stop time for a temporary period.

The player will have the choice and can select either of them at the beginning of each episode.

Release Date: April 5, 2016

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Xbox One

Genre: Action adventure, Third-person Shooter

Modes: Single Player

Hitman

Hitman - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

This will be the sixth entry in the Hitman video game series and the beta will serve as a prequel to the series, however the main game will take place after the events of absolution.

Hitman is a third-person stealth video game in which players take control of Agent 47, an extremely well-trained assassin, travelling to international locations and eliminating contracted targets. The antihero agent is a ruthless well-dressed killer who finds pleasure in careful and clean killing.

Release Date: March 11, 2016 (Intro Pack)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Genre: Action-adventure, Stealth

Modes: Single Player

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

The rise of the Tomb Raider is an action-adventure video game, the sequel to the 2013 video game Tomb Raider. The story of the game follows the protagonist, Lara Croft as she uncovers an ancient mystery; she embarks on a journey throughout a remote region of the world to find the secret of immortality. With the help of her strong alliances, instincts, intellect and survival skills, Lara ultimately becomes the Tomb Raider.

Release Date: Q4 2016 (PlayStation 4)

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360

Genre: Action adventure

Modes: Single Player

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Deus Ex Mankind Divided - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is an upcoming cyberpunk-themed action role-playing video game combining first person shooter, stealth, and role-playing elements. The action of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided takes place in 2029, a couple of years after the events of Human Revolution and the infamous ‘Aug Incident’ in Panchaea that resulted in the deaths of millions at the hands of those who had installed augmentations.

Release Date: August 23, 2016

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One,

Genre: Action role-playing, first-person shooter, stealth

Modes: Single Player

Homefront: The Revolution

Homefront: The Revolution - Top 10 Upcoming Open World Games in 2016

Homefront: The Revolution is an upcoming open world first-person shooter video game is the sequel to Homefront. The Revolution takes place four years after the events of the original occupation, following protagonist Ethan Brady as he stages a resistance movement against the army of a Korean invasion in the city of Philadelphia. The story will follow Ethan and the new resistance as they attempt to retake Philadelphia.

Release Date: May 17, 2016

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Linux, OS X

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Modes: Single Player, Multiplayer

Are there any other epic upcoming games in 2016, which we missed to include in our list? Let us know in the comment section below.

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