The year 2020 brought promises of many new game titles for passionate gamers. The next-generation console war is on the horizon, which is also heating the release for new titles for these consoles. From the triple A-games to many latest IP titles, this year has a lot to offer in the coming days. Sony recently announced its upcoming and most anticipated console PlayStation 4, where they also shed some light on exclusive titles.
The game’s development cycle involves a lot of years, which makes their release even more difficult. It is also a reason why developers have many products lined up. On the other side, the pandemic has affected almost every business in some way. The pandemic lockdown also affected the business’s production lines and resulted in a halt. With that, many game releases faced a set back because of the delays in the game development. Thankfully, the developers did not abandon them and continued growth. With that said, let’s discuss top gaming sensations everyone must watch out in 2020.
- CYBERPUNK 2077
Cyberpunk 2077, known to be the most anticipated games of the year—is all set to get released on September 17th, 2020. The game has been under development by the polish developer CD Projekt Red. These developers have also worked on the recent successful title The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Moreover, the developers have also been teasing the game recently to hint more details on the upcoming title. According to developers, the forthcoming Cyberpunk 2077 takes place in a futuristic world, where cyberage has taken over the world. Apart from that, the game allows you to customize your character with tons of different details.
Riot Game’s Valorant is a first-person multiplayer shooter, and the first official release date was April 2020. The game involves a 5v5 player tactical shooter match where players have to compete with each other’s hero characters. The game also received praise from the fans community and instantly became the top gaming sensation in 2020. Just recently, Riot Games has announced to add the Valorant esports to boost the entertainment to the next level. The game was officially released on June 2nd this year after two months of closed beta.
- WASTELAND 3
Wasteland 3 is the new entry in InXile Entertainment’s role-playing series that has taken the internet by storm. The new game is coming after a six years period of development that quickly caught fans’ attention. The original game takes place in a post-apocalyptic part of the world. The game allows you to either play solo or join your friends for role-playing adventure gaming. According to developers, there are many extended choices and tense scenarios that make the game enjoyable. This detail increases the game replayability making it the best upcoming release in 2020. The game will be out on August 28th, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
- MARVEL’S AVENGERS
Now, who does not love to play as superheroes, right? Square Enix’s upcoming Marvel’s Avengers is the hottest topic on the internet. Despite its separation of the story from the original MCU series, the game has received quite good praise from gamers around the globe. Now you can play as different Marvel heroes like Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, and Hulk. The game is about to release on September 4th, 2020, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
- THE LAST OF US PART 2
If there is to talk about the most anticipated game of the year, then The Last of Us Part 2 is not an exception. The new entry in the Naughty Dog’s series starts from the similar characters Joel and Ellie after almost five years. The story continues from the original game in the series. So if you have not played the prior part, then playing the latest game is of no use. As the game release period narrows, the game’s developers Naughty Dog have also been sharing the details for the game. The officials decided to release the game on May 29th, 2020. However, pandemic lockdown also led to the delay in the release date. It was also delayed in February 2020 and required more polishing for initial release. Now the game is all set for release on June 19th, 2020.
- DIRT 5
If you have a keen interest in driving, then Dirt 5 is the perfect game to watch out in 2020. The game provides an immersive driving experience with the fast, mud-splattered cars made possible by developers Codemaster. Now the latest title offers many maps from countries including New York City, Rio de Janeiro, along with China and Greece. The upcoming game is getting released in October 2020. As per Codemasters, the game will be available to play on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia.
The year 2020 is indeed a tough one for all of us. The only way to stay safe from the novel coronavirus is by staying at homes and avoiding going to group events. Since we are social humans, many are facing severe depression because of the ongoing crisis. It is alright to be sad for the moment, but you can include gaming entertainment to break the monotony and depression.