One of the highest grossing video game franchise of all time, grossing over $9.23 billion in revenue and the most popular MMORPG by player count, World of Warcraft (WoW) is a 3D fantasy themed massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in the Warcraft Universe.
Considered as the gold standard for the entire MMORPG genre, it offers a complete experience from beginning to end. With well composed quests, responsive combat, massive world to explore, what else is there left to ask? World of Warcraft was originally released in 2004 but was then since enjoyed with many expansion packs. These expansion packs introduce a lot more content to the game and continue to raise the level cap.
Though its passionate fanbase is hard to overcome, the entire community is now waiting for its next expansion pack to enhance the game experience. While we’re at it. Let’s see what other games we can play.
Games Like World of Warcraft
Blade And Soul
First Games Like World of Warcraft was Blade and Soul A Korean fantasy martial arts MMORPG themed game that was later on adapted as TV show is a combination of Chinese martial arts enthused with fighting game inspirations and qinggong in an open world environment. Blade and Soul lets you create playable characters that explore around the world by completing quests assigned by NPCs. Choose from one of four different races; Gon, Lyn, Yun, and Jin. There are also 10 exceptional classes which range from Blade Master to a Master of a Force. In your search to finish your mission, you will journey through fantastical mountains and jungles, run dungeons, dabble in crafting and gather skills.
Black Desert Online
Second Games Like World of Warcraft was Black Desert Online Giving players three playable races with fifteen classes and four main starting areas, tame animals in the wild for mounts. Breed horses to create new species of mount. Black Desert Online is a Sandbox-Oriented MMORPG that is action based and requires manual aiming alike to those found in third-person shooters. Taking place in a high fantasy setting, this game revolves around the conflict between two rival nations; Republic of Calpheon and Kingdom of Valencia. While it looks so complicated and disorganized, players still are absorbed with this game as its rough localization helps you focus on quests and combats you prefer.
Third Games Like World of Warcraft was ArcheAge This unique 3D-sandbox, fantasy MMORPG set in the medieval fantasy world of Erenor features a zoneless world with either first or third person view. Begin your journey on either the Nul
Fourth Games Like World of Warcraft was Skyforge Take on a larger than life role as an immortal with farfetched powers. Battle to protect their world from the legions of hostile gods and ultimately become a god yourself. Skyforge, a free-to-play MMORPG has the character’s progression not level based. It uses a “prestige” system that allows a player to advance based on the total of their stats and progression. This game is set on a planet called Aelion that features both persistent and instanced zones. Choose from one of the thirteen available classes to begin your journey from being a simple character to a god. Within it is a class switching mechanic that lets you change between any of these options instantly.
Final Fantasy XIV; Stormblood
Fifth Games Like World of Warcraft was Final Fantasy XIV; Stormblood Developed and published by Square Enix, Final Fantasy XIV is the 14th entry in the main Final Fantasy series and the 2nd MMORPG after Final Fantasy XI. Taking place in a high fantasy setting, Eorza, players control a customized Adventurer avatar from one of the five playable races. Unlike Final Fantasy XI, players can go on for a long time without joining a party.
Although much of the games listed have the same story lines, some just might have extra features you’d like to try. Take a shot at them and let us know.