7 Best Games like Dragon’s Dogma 2 You Should Play

Anyone who is a fan of Dragon’s Dogma 2 must be awaiting the upcoming game’s amazing adventures. Even though the game’s launch has almost arrived, we understand if you’re getting anxious about it. We packed the same excitement in us and just couldn’t contain it. So while you wait for Dragon’s Dogma 2, here are some of the best games like it where you can explore big worlds and fight tough monsters and enemies.

Note: Although the games in this list are not exactly same as Dragon’s Dogma, there are plenty of similarities. We have not ranked them in particular order as every game in this list come with their own feature that is like Dragon’s Dogma 2. We are not including Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen for obvious reasons.

1. Elden Ring

Elden Ring boss battle
Image Courtesy: Bandai Namco

When it comes to RPGs, it would be a shame not to mention the Soul family. Whether it is Dark Souls being the hardest game of all time, Demon’s Souls mechanics, or Elden Ring’s overall presentation, these games do it all in this genre. So, it is obvious any other RPG will have that Dark Souls element in it.

If you are a fan of Dragon’s Dogma, Elden Ring will give you that rush of challenge before you go into Dragon’s Dogma 2. Another great reason to try Elden Ring right now is the Shadow of the Eldtree DLC. With the DLC coming soon, playing both of these games will be like killing two birds with one stone.

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

2. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Witcher 3 The Wild Hunt
Image Courtesy: CD Projekt Red

When it comes to pure storytelling, I highly doubt any game can beat The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. This game has a lot of monster hunting you would want as a Dragon’s Dogma lover. So, if you are all about fighting Wyverns, Griffins, or other monstrous creatures then jump into the Wild Hunt.

You play as Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter for hire. Players can explore a vast, beautifully crafted open world teeming with quests, contracts, and side activities. If an emotional and heart-wrenching story, stitched with crazy gameplay, quite similar to Dragon’s Dogma 2 is your cup of tea, Geralt’s journey will not disappoint.

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, PC

3. Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter World is closest to Dragons Dogma 2
Image Courtesy: Capcom

Well, if we are talking about a game from the studio of Capcom, it is obvious a similar game they made must be on the list. Unlike other games in this list, Monster Hunter: World throws you headfirst into the thrill of the hunt.

The game makes players track down monstrous beasts, learn their patterns, and work together with allies. You can craft powerful weapons and armor from the spoils of your battles and experience the satisfaction of defeating formidable foes. For players looking for an action-filled game like Dragon’s Dogma 2, try Monster Hunter.

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

4. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim
Image Courtesy: Bethesda Softworks

No list of top RPG games like Dragon’s Dogma 2 can be completed without the king of open-world, which is Skyrim. If you are a hardcore RPG fan, chances are you’ve already explored its snowy landscapes and slain your fair share of dragons. But the anticipation of Dragon’s Dogma 2 might make you want to revisit that world for a fresh take on monster hunting and an amazing story.

Another key reason to try this RPG is its exceptional mod support. So, even if you play the game for the 100th time, you can always twist and turn the ways to play Skyrim. Well, that is something that will be missing in Capcom games.

Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X/S

5. Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI Monster fight
Image Courtesy: Square Enix

Final Fantasy XVI and Dragon’s Dogma both draw inspiration from classic fantasy, with players facing off against monstrous foes in a medieval world. While Clive’s Eikon abilities might appear to be the same as found in Dragon’s Dogma, Final Fantasy XVI carves its own path.

The combat is lightning-fast, and the story takes a dark turn, making it a distinct experience within the Final Fantasy series. So, if you want to experience fast-paced dark storytelling before Dragon’s Dogma 2 arrives, FFXVI can be your go-to pick.

Platforms: PS5, PC

6. Gothic 2

Gothic 2 has a medieval setting like Dragons Dogma 2
Image Courtesy: THQ Nordic

Gothic 2 and Dragon’s Dogma share a dark and gritty atmosphere, unlike the high fantasy of some RPGs. Both games challenge you with unforgiving combat that rewards strategic thinking. You’ll encounter a world filled with dangerous creatures, along with powerful bosses that will keep you on your toes.

While Dragon’s Dogma offers pawn companions, Gothic 2 lets you train companions for support, adding a tactical layer to both adventures. Despite the different settings from Dragon’s Dogma, Gothic 2 will quench your thirst for a demanding, gothic fantasy experience.

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC

7. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Middle-earth Shadow of Mordor
Image Courtesy: Monolith Productions

Shadow of Mordor is another RPG that shares quite the DNA with Dragon’s Dogma! Both games throw you into a vast open world where you battle monstrous creatures. Mastering intense combat is the key in both games. Monster hunting is also a primary objective as you try to exploit the weaknesses of the creatures in Shadow of Mordor.

Both games feature companion systems. While the Pawn system in Dragon’s Dogma is your best support, use the spectral wraith in Shadow of Mordor to aid you on your adventures.

Platforms: PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, Linux, macOS, Classic Mac OS

That concludes our list of games like Dragon’s Dogma 2. Before you go, we remind you to try the original Dragon’s Dogma before the sequel comes out. Which game are you going to try first from our list? Tell us in the comments below!

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  • Juggernaut says:

    Great list. Love DD2. Can’t wait for the review of the game.

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