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Biggest Open World Games This Console Generation

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Biggest Open World Games This Console Generation

Does size really matter? We find out which game comes up top trumps when it comes to map size.

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Open world games have become all the rage these days, with players exploring countless massive worlds packed with little secrets here and there. Some of these worlds are both massive and rich with different activities to do, and we thought it might be interesting to compare the biggest open world games of this console generation. We’ve done the research and gotten the approximate distance of the biggest open worlds games of the generation, and ranked them accordingly.

25) Assassin’s Creed 2 – 0.83 mile²

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For many, still the best Assassin’s Creed game ever, the sequel title was an astonishing feat of game design when it first launched back in 2009.

The renaissance cities of Venice, Florence, and Rome were a marvel to behold, boasting incredible detail. But it was the sheer scale of the game that was so impressive during a time when open world games were in their infancy.

As we’ll find out later, the size has increased to truly massive proportions since then, but AC2 still has a special place in our hearts.

Thanks to Senningrini_GR for his measurement of AC2. The size we’ve quoted here blends every major urban area into one figure.

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Alex has a BA in Political Science and English Writing, but he's also a self-proclaimed history and meteorological expert. He loves cyberpunk and fantasy, and RPGs are kind of his thing too.

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