From the most coveted game for two consecutive years to the debut of a famous franchise on PC, discover next year’s most anticipated games
With the big releases of the year already over, it’s time to look at what’s going to shake up the gamer world next year. Therefore, we separated a list with the 10 most anticipated games of 2022. From the launch of Elden Ring, voted TGA’s most anticipated game for two years, to the arrival of God of War for PC and Lost Ark, an epic MMORPG, the year 2022 promises great releases.
It is important to emphasize that the titles selected by the Adrenaline team are only games with a confirmed release date of 2022. Finally, don’t forget to take the survey and tell us what your most anticipated games are. Without further ado, check out the 10 most anticipated games of 2022.
Ring of Elden
With a launch scheduled for February 25, 2022 Elden Ring is coming to Playstation 5, Playstation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC. First announced in 2019, the game has won The Game Awards’ Most Anticipated Game award for two consecutive years. During TGA 2021, Elden Ring received one last epic trailer before its release, revealing a bit more of the game’s plot.
Developped by From softwarefamous for the Dark Souls franchise and for delivering hardcore gameplay, Elden Ring marks the developer’s debut in Open world RPG. Combining gameplay elements from Dark Souls and Sekiro, the game promises a challenging journey filled with epic battles.
The screenplay for Elden Ring is written by George RR Martin.
The game is directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, with a script written by George RR Martin, author of A Song of Ice and Fire. The player takes the role of a tarnished, beings banished from the Between Lands who return in search of fulfilling their quest. The starting point is similar to that offered by the company’s other games.
From there, exploration and navigation is up to the player, and the expectation to explore the new universe built by From Software is high. But for that you will have to be ready to die, countless times.
God of War (PC)
After countless rumors that no one wanted to believe, the unimaginable happened: the Sony announces the release of God of War on PC. Originally released in 2018, it didn’t take long for God of War to become the biggest pre-order in Steam history. With release scheduled for January 14, 2022Kratos arrives on PC, ready to face the gods of Norse mythology.
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Apparently God of War will be getting a PC port with everything it’s entitled to, with DLSS and FSR support. But not everyone was happy with the announcement, which brought one of Sony’s biggest franchises to PC.
The release of God of War on PC is another example of Sony’s new strategy of releasing famous exclusives on Steam and Epic Stores. What this new strategy says about the company’s unique future, no one can tell. But it’s likely that games like God of War Ragnarok will also come to PC, a few years after launch.
Developed by Absolver maker SloClap, Sifu is coming to Playstation 4, Playstation 5 and PC exclusively on the Epic Games Store on February 08, 2022.
The Kung Fu game has drawn attention for its smooth and action-packed gameplay, in addition to the unusual mechanics that use the player’s death to age the protagonist and make them stronger. all Game Over, your character gains a few years of life and the possibility of acquiring new skills.
SloClap promises a game full of brawls and also with challenging difficulty. Asked about this, the developer comments that at the start of launch, he has no plans to launch an easy mode for the game. Maybe the different difficulty levels will be introduced months after launch.
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Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction
Scheduled for release in September this year, Rainbow Six Extraction had to be postponed. The new Ubisoft game will arrive the same day January 20, 2022 for Playstation5, Playstation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC via Ubisoft Connect, Stadia and Epic Store and Amazon Luna.
In Rainbow Six Extraction, the player will be part of a team of up to 3 players to face a dangerous alien threat. the game can be played co-op or solo with AI help. During missions, you can take on the role of different Operators, each with unique abilities.
It will be necessary to assemble the perfect strategy to face the enemies in 12 different maps. But be careful, in some situations your operator can be captured, needing a special extraction mission to save him.
Amazon Games’ new MMORPG Lost Ark will be released on February 11, 2022 for PC, via Steam. The game has been available in Korea since 2018, but now all players around the world will be able to embark on the adventure.
The Lost Ark is a Free MMOs, happening in the world of Arkesia. The fantastic kingdom is divided into seven continents and you will have to defend it against the demon Kazeros. Choose from the classes: Assassin, Mage, Warrior, Martial Artist and Gunner and get ready to embark on the adventure. Lost Ark is the second major MMO released by Amazon Games.which launched in 2021 New World.
Dying Light 2 Stay Human
Developed by Techland, Dying Light 2 Stay Human is yet another title that should have been released in 2021, but had to be delayed. With a date set for February 4, 2022the game is coming to PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.
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Dying Light 2 is set 22 years after the events of the first title and the game’s story takes place in the location known as The City. With parkour moves you have to explore the city, face zombies and enemies. Build alliances and watch the game’s story take new directions with every big decision.
Techland said it was meant to emphasize how the choices affect the narrative.
Techland said it was looking to highlight how player choices will affect the narrative. Three distinct factions and a group of bandits will force the player to choose which side to takeif you want to survive the zombie apocalypse.
Forbidden Horizon West
The rest of Aloy’s journey begins in February 18, 2022, exclusively on Playstation 4 and Playstation 5. Horizon Forbidden West, developed by Guerrila Games, is an open-world action/adventure game set in a post-apocalyptic future where animal-shaped machines rule the world.
With new threats including the Mammoth and Cobra robots, the Forbidden West storyline will take place in the San Francisco area of the United States. With improved melee combat, new weapons and underwater exploration, the next chapter in Aloy’s story promises a unique experience.
Gran Turismo 7
The new game in Sony’s popular racing franchise will be released on March 4, 2022 on Playstation 4 and Playstation 5. Polyphony Digital has revealed that GT7 will be the most customizable title the series has ever seen.
THE The Playstation 5 version will have exclusive features for the Dualsense controller, which promise to further increase player immersion with haptic feedback. With the PS5 hardware, it will be possible to enjoy the game in 4K 60FPS, with support for ray tracing in photography mode.
Gran Turismo 7 on PS5 will have haptic feedback and photo mode ray tracing features
Game director Yamauchi has also confirmed that Gran Turismo 7 will have over 400 cars. From classic models to series, new vehicles, as well as other vintage cars. It will be possible to buy, modify the cars to expose them to admire in your garage. Gran Turismo 7 promises to be one of the most graphically accurate games released on the PS5 to date.
STALKER 2 Heart of Chernobyl will be released April 28, 2022 for Xbox Series X|S and PC. Same day launch available on Xbox Game Pass on both platforms. The game, developed by GSC Game World, will be one of the first titles with the graphics engine Unreal Engine 5.
Stalker 2 will no longer have NFT transactions
Recently, a brief controversy involving the game angered a good portion of fans. GSC Game World has announced that intended to implement transactions with NFT in the game, believing it would not affect gameplay. After many complaints and poor fan reception, the developer backtracked and dropped the idea.
The wonders of Tiny Tina
The Borderlands adventure inspired by the character Tiny Tina promises to be a fun game full of action and crazy twists. Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands arrives March 25, 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S
Take on the role of an RPG grandmaster, Tiny Tina commands the narrative adventure. The Wonderlands game retains the main aesthetic features of the Bordelands franchise, but brings environments with a more medieval tone, reminiscent of the traditional Dungeons & Dragons tabletop RPG.
The gameplay seems to be very dynamic, because everything will follow the wishes of Tiny Tina, who at any moment invents a lame excuse to completely change the scenarios, or summon crazy monsters that shouldn’t be there. The game originates from Hit DLC Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keepreleased for Borderlands 2. The success was so great that the expectation of a full game in the same style puts it as one of the most anticipated games of 2022.
Looking at this list, we can expect that The year 2022 will be very busy in the gamer universe. The first three months of the year are filled with highly anticipated games, which could very well make it to the best lists of the year.
Now that you know the list, be sure to vote in the poll below to pick the 10 most anticipated games of 2022 for you. Do you think we missed a title? Tell us in the comments.
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