The Most Anticipated Games to Be Released in 2022
For video gaming fans, 2021 was definitely an awesome year. The global video gaming industry was enriched with quite a few amazing new video games.
More specifically, in 2021, video gaming fans enjoyed Eastward available on both Nintendo Switch and PC. Eastward is a perfect game for those who enjoy Zelda and similar releases. Deathloop was also released in 2021 for PCs and PlayStation 5.
Disco Elysium The Final Cut also achieved a major commercial success shortly after its official release in 2021. The game is available for PCs and both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
Resident Evil Village made a comeback as well and fans of the game enjoyed meeting their favorite characters in another thrilling series. Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart was also released in 2021 for PlayStation 5, as well as, Super Mario Browser’s Fury for Nintendo Switch.
Hitman 3 available on Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 has already managed to build an awesome player base. Other awesome games that 2021 brought include Monster Hunter Rise, It Takes Two, New Pokemon Snap, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and Psychonauts 2, alongside several others.
By all accounts, 2022 will be another great year for video gaming fans. According to this report, the global video gaming industry is valued at over US$178 billion in 2021, while according to most projections, its value will increase to over US$268 billion in three years from now.
The video gaming industry is expected to grow at an exponential rate in 2022 and video gaming fans cannot wait for new awesome games to hit the industry. Further, we take a look at the most anticipated games of 2022.
Horizon Forbidden West
Horizon Forbidden West will be released in February of 2022 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Crafted by Guerilla Games and published by Sony, the game follows Aloy as she deals with dangerous machines that reside in a post-apocalyptic world.
As suggested by its title, the game explores the Forbidden West world. When compared to other games from the series, Horizon Forbidden West features bigger maps. One of the most exciting additions is an underground world that players get to explore.
Horizon Forbidden West also features significantly improved traversal options, climbing mechanics, and a great range of weapons and tools, such as diving masks and focus scanners.
Elden Ring is yet another extremely exciting role-playing game to be released in February of 2022. The game will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PCs.
In terms of gameplay, Elden Ring is similar to Horizon Forbidden West. Crafted by FromSoftware, in this role-playing game, players explore the Lands Between which suffered greatly after the Elden Ring was destroyed.
In the upcoming Elden Ring release, the Lands Between realm is ruled by the offspring of the Eternal. The main goal of the game is to uncover all pieces of the Great Runes. Just as expected, Elden Ring has it all from eye-catching graphics to many different adventurous paths to follow.
Hogwarts Legacy will be released sometime in 2022 with the exact date still unknown. The game is crafted by Avalanche Software and will be published under Portkey Games owned and operated by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment.
The game will be available on PCs, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox One. As expected, the game follows ambitious Hogwarts students. Set in the 1800s, Hogwarts Legacy includes many different exciting locations, such as the Hogsmeade Village and Forbidden Forest.
Dealing with magic, players learn how to brew potions, cast magic spells, and master a variety of other combat abilities. Other exciting games which will be released in 2022 are God of War Ragnarok, Breath of the Wild 2, Pokémon Legends Arceus’, Starfield, Redfall, Rainbow Six Extraction, Dying Light 2, Crossfire X, Evil Dead the Game, Babylon’s Fall, and Total War Warhammer 3.