Top 20 Games Similar to Black Desert Online

Updated January 4, 2020

Black Desert Online is a Korean free-to-play sandbox-style MMORPG. The story revolves around a raging conflict between two kingdoms: the Republic of Calpheon and the Kingdom of Valencia. The game’s mechanics is inspired by games like Prince of Persia, or Assassin’s Creed.

The game gives you a wide variety of options and choices to customize your character. You can also select your faction, explore the world, complete quests, and enter legendary PvP, or PvE battles.

Artisanal dimension is just as present as it could be in games like Guild Wars 2. Face incredible bosses with superhuman skills in exceptional graphics and stories.

The games list we selected are in some way connected to MMORPG games similar to Black Desert Online.

Discover the top 20 games like Black Desert Online


There are many types of MMORPGs in the market now. To find games similar to Black Desert Online, we will mainly base on the quality of graphics and game mechanics.

It is not very difficult to find other games which have common points with this MMORPG, however we will not take World of Warcraft as an example since it was not recently released and has cartoonesque graphics. Black Desert Online has the opposite of these.

We could also mention WAKFU or Star Wars the Old Republic which, despite their many qualities, can not be taken as an example of comparison with this game.

What do these games have in common?

Games similar to Black Desert Online are games like The Elder Scrolls Online, ArcheAge, TERA, The Secret World or RIFT.

If you’re only interested in the heroic fantasy aspect of MMORPGs, then ArcheAge and TESO are the perfect ones for you.


Grimtag says on 6 January 2020 at 08:25:43

We have added and updated some games based on your posts and comments.

We have also added games that we have tested or have released since.

HDJ THE FIRST says on 20 December 2016 at 22:49:05

Games like Black Desert Online: WoW Legion, WAKFU, Shadowrun Online, Pillars of Eternity, Rift, Dragon Age Inquisition, The Secret World, WildStar, TERA Online, Final Fantasy 14

darek mikos says on 20 December 2016 at 21:41:31

Star Wars: The Old Republic, TERA Online, World of Warcraft, Rift, Final Fantasy XIV, Wild Star, Guild Wars 2, ArcheAge, Aion, Perfect World

Nikola Petkovic says on 20 December 2016 at 20:42:38

My top 10 for this list
Tera online
Guild Wars 2
Wild Star
The Secret World
Final Fantasy 14 Realm Reborn
WoW Legion
Star Wars The Old Republic

Flex says on 20 December 2016 at 20:33:51

10 games like Black Desert Online: TERA Online, Final Fantasy 14, World of WarCraft, Rift, War of the Roses, Guild Wars 2, Star Wars The Old Republic, WildStar, The Secret World, Pillars of Eternity.

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