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Is Vampire: the Masquerade - Swansong Open World?

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Need a new RPG to get stuck into? You might be wondering if Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is open world.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is the latest entry into the larger World of Darkness series. Based on the tabletop game Vampire: The Masquerade, this narrative-driven RPG has players take control of three vampires — each with their own vampiric abilities. It's up to the player to choose what these disciplines will be, with each one effecting how the player navigates the world and interacts with its characters.

Those looking to get their hands on a new RPG might be keeping their eyes on Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong. And if you're curious to learn more, you might be wondering if the game is open world.

Is Vampire: the Masquerade - Swansong Open World?

The answer, in short, is: not quite.

The game doesn't have a huge open-world in the same way a game like Skyrim does. Instead, the game is separated into levels. That said, each level is quite large and open, and players will be able to fully explore these levels to their fullest.

The levels feature various buildings, locations, and secrets to explore but players are limited to the level's area. The environments are designed to help further the story, so players shouldn't head into the game expecting total freedom.

Vampire: the Masquerade - Swansong is available now on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC.