MMGN.com: "Why do people love open-world games? Well, it’s the concept of player choice and freedom that entices most of us. I often play RPGs based on the level of customisation it offers, or if it allows me to focus on the side-quests without forcing me to finish the main storyline. Having agency and freedom in a video game is naturally an intriguing thing, and shaping it around what you want to experience is a nice alternative to following a scripted, rigid campaign. But somewhere down the line, a non-linear experience can eventually lose its appeal."