Since 2021 is almost at its end, we have decided to compile a list of games that have been most anticipated by fans coming out next year. Games like Hogwarts Legacy, God of War Ragnarok, and many more will soon be available on consoles and other gaming platforms. Are you ready for these 2022 video game releases?
The New Year is inbound! To help you gear up, we have compiled a list of the top five Triple-A games out next year. You could explore the hallways of Hogwarts schools or find and recruit new Pokemons on your journey to become a Pokemaster!
In 2022, find yourself immersed in various lands, surviving against the odds, completing quests, and defeating gods. These are the top five most anticipated games coming out in 2022!
Hogwarts Legacy is an RPG set in the same fictional universe as the beloved Harry Potter franchise. The game has been developed by Avalanche Software and will be published by Warner Bros in 2022, available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows.
Set in the 1800s, Hogwarts Legacy lets players control a student who is learning magic in Hogwarts. The game boasts an openworld experience, allowing players to partake in all the activities you might have seen in the films. You can learn to make potions, cast spells and explore, interact with and indulge in activities at locations like the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade village.
Find out more about Hogwarts Legacy HERE
God Of War Ragnarok
Postponed to sometime during 2022, this much-awaited addition to the GoW franchise is currently under development by Santa Monica Studios, and is to be the sequel to the 2018 God of War game. Ragnarok will be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
The game’s story takes place three years after the events of its prequel, with Atreus seeking answers about his identity as Loki, and a way to prevent Ragnarok from happening. In search of answers, the father and son duo set out in-search of the giant Norse god of war, Tyr who was said to be dead. On their way, they will encounter many of Kratos’ past enemies, mainly Thor, The God of Thunder, and Freya, their ally who turned against them when Kratos murdered their kids.
Find out more about God of War Ragnarok HERE
Horizon Forbidden West
Horizon Forbidden West is an RPG developed by Guerrilla Games. Is it currently set to be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment on the 18th of February 2022, and is a sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn.
The game takes place in the western region of the United States, with main character Aloy. She is a huntress in a post-apocalyptic world overpopulated with giant machines, and the game forces you to search the frontiers of the Forbidden West where you find clues and secrets hidden beneath ruins of the old world.
Horizon Forbidden West will feature real-life landmarks like the San Francisco bridge and the Yosemite Valley while also having the biggest map compared to its prequels.
Find out more about Horizon Forbidden West HERE
Pokemon Legends: Arceus
Pokemon Legends: Arceus is Game Freak development and will be published by Nintendo on the 28th of January 2022. The game serves as a sequel to the 2006 Pokemon Diamond and Pearl.
The action-roleplay game is just like any Pokemon game but with different Pokemons and villains for you to face and collect. Now you can go and explore new vast biomes filled with Pokemons with hidden potentials!
Find out more about Pokemon Legends: Arceus HERE
Dying Light 2
Dying Light 2 is an action-adventure horror video game that will be developed and published by Techland on the 4th of February 2022. It serves as the sequel to the 2015 Dying Light game with a much bigger map than its predecessor for players to explore.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world 20 years after the events of the first game, Dying Light 2 takes place in a European city with a map said to be four times bigger than the first game. Players are meant to scavenge and build a shelter to survive the hordes of zombies ready to ambush them at all times. While some places will be locked at first, making correct decisions should open the gates to the other six districts.
Find out more about Dying Light 2 HERE
All the games listed above are triple-A-rated games with a very big fan following. We hope all the games deliver what we’ve been expecting and more. We also hope you enjoyed our top 5 picks of upcoming games and have already started saving up for them. They wont let you down!