Size matters! Which open world RPG over the past decade clocks up the most quests? Twinfinite does some number crunching.
Interesting list. Honestly, The Witcher 3 took me about 220 hours to complete nearly every quest. It is a masterpiece. I think the quality of its content makes it impressive, even if it isn't quite the longest by actual number of quests.
Im 186hrs in and just completed Novigrad/Velen (of what I can) and I have not even dove into Skellige or Hearts of Stone or Blood and Wine lol
The best videogame I've ever played
Great game indeed. Combat got stale for me though. Couldn't finish it.
I really want to play The Witcher 3 but one of the factors which makes it so appealing (its depth and length) is the same thing that prevents me from giving it a go. 200+ hours! It would literally take me years to finish a game of this length due to how little time I can comfortably set aside for gaming. Man, I'm jealous!
Its worth it.
You definitely don't get the whole story from quest number. Shadow of Mordor is a much longer game than Horizon Zero Dawn if you play it properly and enjoy everything there is to offer from the Nemesis system.
Determining how long a game is by quests is stupid. Dragon Age Inquisition was filled with so many pointless boring filler quests
And what exactly does it offer more then battles between orcs? It's not even in the main quest line except for two quests.
Nothing. And main quest line is boring. All that game has to offer is nemesis system. Nowhere near Horizon.
That'a a bit subjective. That's like saying Fallout 4 has the most to do because you can keep doing minute men quests endlessly.
Infinite replayability! I never have to buy another game again!
If you play anything a specific way it could be longer.
Quality over quantity for me any day. I like it when there are just enough interesting quests to ensure you visit most of the game world, without resorting to filler content.
Fortunately the Witcher has both. XXXD
Not at all. The witcher is one of the worst in boring quests. Bloated diologue beyond logic, many boring and half assed quests(escorting a goat? And piss off with your missing frying pan lady) witcher 3 to me, is the epitome of quantity over quality.
This other guy - Kurdishcurse - clearly has some issues. The depth of the quest system in The Witcher 3 is staggering, the dialogue is A+, and there is nothing akin to DragonAge/MassEffect with their fetch quests and boring padding.
You quoted 2 of the 405 quests the game offers, 1 of which (the goat) I found amusing and funny. Not terribly long regardless.
How do games like Far Cry 4 and GTAV compare to this for content?
Well GTAV definitely has over '100 things to do', so would make the list on that metric, but I guess the list only focuses on traditional rpg like mechanics or something. Not sure of its accuracy, though. Oblivion has over 200 'quests', Morrowind had over 400...Neither are on this list...so...?
Morrowind isnt in this list, if it would have been, it would be the top end of the list with near 500 quests.
http://elderscrolls.wikia.c... Doesn't look like 500 to me.
This is why i cannot wait for Xenoblade 2. A true open world that i can lose myself in with plenty of side questing. I know many didn't get a chance to play the first title, but if you ever get the chance i recommend it.
The Witcher 3 is still my favorite RPG of all time. Nothing else comes close for me.
My favorite is probably either Legend of Dragoon or Final Fantasy 9
Dragoon reboot now pls
My personal favorite will probably always be Tales of Destiny since it introduced me to the Tales series which has since remained my favorite RPG. As far as stories, Grandia II takes that spot for me still.
The Witcher 3 is pobably the best game ive ever played. Took me well over 200 hours for the platinum but well worth it.
Special place in my heart for Witcher 3, really felt like exploring and running into all the side quests just kept it interesting and fleshed out the world. I put in like 200+ hours myself on PS4, even looted every sunken treasure. I haven't even touched the DLC yet becuase I'm considering picking up GOTY for PC and playing the expansions at 1440p ultra. That would be nice.
Witcher 3 and New Vegas are the 2 that stands out for me, both felt epic in their own way
well one of those two did...ill leave it you to figure out which :)
Both did. İts nice some of us have better memories that reaches further than past 3 years.
@dreamoner I'm not sure if youre insinuating something but ive been gaming since the early 90s which if my maths are correct, that's a hell of a lot more than 3 years :D
Both are fantastic games in their own rights. I love each Witcher game and feel they improved(overall) every time, hitting a near perfect zenith with three. New Vegas is a very different beast. I really enjoy both Fallout and ES games from Bethesda and was one of those that even liked Fallout4 and the dlc. New Vegas, and Obsidian, just tweaked enough and included some epic quests and writing that made it possibly the most amusing and immersive game of its time and one that gets over looked more than is fair. For totally different reasons(mainly the individuality of its visual approach and its fantastic combat and upgrades)kingdoms of Amalur deserves more praise in thus field.
I hate this website, you have to click 1,000,0000 times to go through 10 pages :D
Yup, fuck them.
If i see the word twinfinite I will never click. Always hate that site. There are so many other much better sites to post on here yet twinfinite always get approved.
10) Lord of the Rings Shadow of Mordor – 77 Quests 9) Horizon Zero Dawn – 93 Quests 8) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 133 Quests 7) Mass Effect Andromeda – 213 Quests 6) Fallout 4 (including all DLC) – 268 Quests 5) Final Fantasy XV – 291 Quests 4) Skyrim (including all DLC) – 330 Quests 3) Dragon Age: Inquisition (including all DLC) – 363 Quests 2) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt GOTY Edition – 405 Quests 1) Xenoblade Chronicles – 480 quests
Funny thing, I once got a warning from n4g for posting that kind of "spoiler" of the clickbait article.
Well, maybe N4G was equally annoyed by the article this time.
@Lynx0207 yeah I'm the same...posted the list and for whatever reason N4G barred me for a few days :/
Witcher 3 was impressive not so much for the amount of quests, but the quality of quests. As you can see form this list, quality AND quantity isn't very common in open world games.
Sacred 2 had more than 600 quests if I remember.
Here is the list in non spammy one game per page format. Interesting to see the number of quests per game but these click bait sites that make you work to read them need to cut the BS already. 10) Lord of the Rings Shadow of Mordor – 77 Quests 9) Horizon Zero Dawn – 93 Quests 8) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – 133 Quests 7) Mass Effect Andromeda – 213 Quests 6) Fallout 4 (including all DLC) – 268 Quests 5) Final Fantasy XV – 291 Quests 4) Skyrim (including all DLC) – 330 Quests 3) Dragon Age: Inquisition (including all DLC) – 363 Quests 2) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt GOTY Edition – 405 Quests 1) Xenoblade Chronicles – 480 quests
Damnit, Twinfinite! When will you stop putting articles on so many pages?!
Witcher 3. Such a great game. Coudldn't stop thinking about it for a long long time. And that music still is stuck in my head. Best score.
Nice list ! I'm fond of The Witcher 3 !
That's actually a solid list of RPGs; I love every one of them and still dip into most of them on a regular basis.
BOTW is long as hell, I'm 200+ hours in and only like 75% complete lol
Title shouldve been " most uselessly bloated rpgs".
The Witcher 3. :)
Ad riddled, multi-page list. 10) Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - 77 quests 9) Horizon: Zero Dawn - 93 quests 8) The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - 133 7) Mass Effect: Andromeda - 213 6) Fallout 4 (with DLC) - 268 5) Final Fantasy XV - 291 4) The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (with DLC) - 330 3) Dragon Age: Inquisition (with DLC) - 363 2) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (with DLC) - 405 1) Xenoblade Chronicles - 480
On my second playthrough, I cleared The Witcher 3 on Death March New Game+ in 139 hours, including both expansions. It is my favorite video game experience of my life, narrowly edging out The Last of Us, Zelda Breath of the Wild, and Horizon Zero Dawn.
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