With 2020 nearly halfway through, the video gaming industry has reached its full bloom. Currently, video game players are looking forward to some of the most exciting games set to be released by the end of this year. To shed some light on their area of interest, a list of the best upcoming games of 2020 has been compiled in this post.
Before we dive into the details of games set to release this year, it is important to note that the dates mentioned in this post might vary depending upon the decision of game publishers whether or not they choose to release the game this year.
1. Wasteland 3
Due to release in August 2020, Wasteland 3 is the third installment in the Wasteland game series and is being developed by inXile Entertainment. Wasteland is classified as RPG (role-playing game) and will be released across various platforms such as PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems.
Wasteland 3 is a sequel to Wasteland 2 and carries forward the story from drylands of Arizona to the cold weather of Colorado. The new game’s plot revolves around a boss who controls wealthy minions and Ranger Squad who is the protagonist and last surviving member of his team. The complete story will be revealed when the game rolls out in August until then, let’s wait.
2. Resident Evil III | Remake
Resident Evil is one of the most popular games of all time. It has 3 games already released under its umbrella and the fourth one which is actually a remake of its third installment was due this year. Resident Evil 3 | Remake falls under the sci-fi and horror genre and can be played by either single or multi-player. It is also categorized as a shooting game. The game was set to release in April 2020 and post-release received mixed reviews.
3. Watchdogs Legion
Initially due in 2020, Watchdogs Legion’s release is being rumored to be postponed to April 2021. However, since the rumors still need to be confirmed yet, we can keep our fingers crossed for this masterpiece to release soon.
Watchdogs Legion is an action-adventure game that can be played in either single or multiplayer modes. It is the third installment in Watchdogs Legion Series which is played by a third-person perspective and is being developed by Ubisoft Toronto. The game’s plot revolves around a security company which is monitoring the activities of Londoners in a future time. For now, this is all the information about the plot that is available. When the game releases, the full story will unfold.
A lightly themed game with good graphics all set to release in 2020, Spiritfarer, as the name suggests is a game about ferrymen who transport people’s souls. Simple in its plot and easy to play, Spritifarer is classified as an adventure game designed for platforms such as Nintendo Switch, Play Station 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Macintosh.
5. The Legend of Zelda | Breath of the Wild 2
The Legend of Zelda was first released in 2017. The game became extremely popular among players and was awarded multiple gaming awards. After 3 years, its second installment is set to release in 2020 across platforms such as Nintendo, Switch, and WiiU. The game is classified as an action-adventure game that can be played in single-player mode only.
6. Minecraft Dungeons
Just round the corner is the release date of Minecraft Dungeons which is the second game being released in Minecraft series. The game falls under the Dungeon Crawler genre and involves random exploration traps, dungeons, and puzzles by the player. The game can be played in both, single and multiplayer modes. The game is set to release on May 26th, 2020 which is just a few days away.
7. Halo Infinite
Halo Infinite is set to release for July 2020. It is a first-person shooter game developed by 343 industries and Skybox labs for platforms such as Xbox and Microsoft Windows. The game is a part of the Halo series which has had many sequels released since 2001.
8. Half-Life Alyx
Set to release in 2020, Half-Life Alyx is another installment in the Half-Life gaming series which is one of the most famous games of all time. Designed and published by the Valve Corporation, Half-Life Alyx is a first-person shooter game that will be released on Microsoft Windows and Linux platforms.
9. Marvel’s Avengers
Marvel’s Avengers is an action-adventure game set to release in September 2020. Developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix, Marvel Avengers is a multiplayer game that can be played in Single-player mode as well. Its plot is based on the long-running comics, Marvel Comics. The players are based on the comics’ characters Avengers who are superheroes. The game was initially set to be released in May 2020 but got postponed to September. It will be released across platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Xbox, Stadia, and Play Station 4.
10. New World
New World is a massively, multiplayer, role-playing, online game (MMORPG) developed and published by Amazon Game Studios. The game is set in an imaginary land where players go on the scavenger hunt and fight each other. It will be released across the Microsoft Windows platform and is due in August 2020.
A number of other games that are due to release this year include Cyberpunk 2077, Death Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima, Pokemon Sword and Shield, The Outer Worlds, The Last of Us 2, Spongebob Square Pants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated, etc.
There are many more games that are set to release this year. The major ones have been mentioned in this post. In order to stay updated, players must keep an eye on news and leading gaming websites like Toomkygames so that they know when their favorite games are available for them to start playing.