Open world games sure are popular, and there’s a reason for that. They provide unrivaled freedom to the players and can be a good way to goof off in an expansive world. The year’s biggest games, for a few years now, tend to feature an open world. Some of these games can be absolutely fantastic.
Of course, the design doesn’t always click with everyone and there are a few hurdles consistent in these games that can be a stumbling point for some. Here are five ways that open world games can fail to satisfy the player.