I have been waiting for this game to come out all year and I have to say it has not disappointed. I read up on everything before it came out and the game delivers, and then some!
The graphics are breathtaking, especially the water visuals and mountains. The gameplay has been much, much improved on since the last installment, to a point where a one on one battle is an exciting and challenging experience.
The map is huge and your'e free to explore the massive terrain in whichever way you like. I have been playing non-stop from the release day and still feel I have yet to even scratch the surface of this enormous game.
Easily one of the best modern RPG free roamers out there. Highly Recommended.