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Top 20 NEW Open World Games of 2022

IbizaPocholo

NeoGAFs Kent Brockman

Open world gaming isn't slowing down on PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S/One, and Nintendo Switch. Here's everything to look forward to in 2022.

20. Sonic Frontiers

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S Switch

Release Date : Q4 2022



19. Atomic Heart

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S

Release Date : 2022



18. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Platform : PC PS5 XSX|S LUNA STADIA

Release Date : 2022



17. DokeV

Platform : PC PS5 XSX|S

Release Date : TBA



16. Crimson Desert

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S

Release Date : TBA



15 Ark II

Platform : PC XSX|S

Release Date : TBA 2022



14. The Day Before

Platform : PC PS5 XSX|S

Release Date : June 21, 2022



13. State of Decay 3

Platform : PC XSX|S

Release Date : TBA



12. Saints Row

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S

Release Date : August 23, 2022



11. Forspoken

Platform : PC PS5

Release Date : May 24, 2022



10. Avowed

Platform : PC XSX|S

Release Date : TBA



9. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S Switch

Release Date : Early 2022



8. Gotham Knights

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S

Release Date : 2022



7. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Platform : PC PS5 XSX|S

Release Date : 2022



6. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl

Platform : PC XSX|S

Release Date : December 8, 2022



5. Dying Light 2: Stay Human

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S Switch

Release Date : February 4, 2022



4. Starfield

Platform : PC XSX|S

Release Date : November 11, 2022



3. Horizon Forbidden West

Platform : PS4 PS5

Release Date : February 18, 2022



2. Elden Ring

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S

Release Date : February 25, 2022



1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2

Platform : Switch

Release Date : TBA 2022



BONUS

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Legacy

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S

Release Date : Might be 2023



GhostWire Tokyo

Platform : PC PS5

Release Date : 2022



Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown

Platform : PC PS4 PS5 Xbox One XSX|S Switch

Release Date : September 22, 2022



Fable

Platform : PC XSX|S

Release Date : TBA


Sons of the Forest

Platform : PC

Release Date : 20 May 2022

0:00 Intro
0:14 - Sonic Frontiers
0:57 - Atomic Heart
1:49 - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
2:27 - Dokev
3:14 - Crimson Desert
3:48 - Ark 2
4:23 - The Day Before
5:08 - State of Decay 3
5:57 - Saints Row (2022)
6:58 - Forspoken
7:39 - Avowed
8:14 - LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
9:05 - Gotham Knights
9:51 - Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
10:42 - S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl
11:19 - Dying Light 2: Stay Human
12:06 - Starfield
12:51 - Horizon Forbidden West
13:24 - Elden Ring
14:08 - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
14:45 - Hogwarts Legacy
14:54 - Ghostwire: Tokyo
15:01 - Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown
15:06 - Fable 4
15:12 - Sons of the Forest
 

Ezquimacore

Member
While botw 2 is my #1, I'm a bit more curious about Starfield. Say anything you want about Bethesda, but you can't get that "Bethesda feeling" anywhere else.
 

Alpha Male

Member
LEGO Skywalker is open world!?

As a YUUUGE fan of open world games I'm really looking forward to these:

Starfield
Horizon (currently playing)
Dying Light (currently playing)
Stalker
Zelda
Avowed
Elden Ring
State of Decay


I'm also quite eager to see and learn more about these as well:

Atomic Heart
Forspoken
DokeV
Avatar
Crimson Desert
The Day Before
Avatar
 
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