No freedom to go where you want, like off cliffs, or swimming. I think you can only walk through water, if it's deeper, you can't even go in it.
There's only so many ways to get places, you can't make your own path. That's probably how really old RPGs are.
It's still fun, just a bummer I can't fall off a cliff. Entertaining story, and the combat is fun.
If you want freedom to go where you want, you'll want some other game.