2022 release dates: The biggest titles are still to come

Elden ring is One of the biggest games ever, that’s great. It is one of the only major games that gamers have earned so far this year. Along with other notable titles like Forbidden horizon west And the Pokemon Legends: ArceusHowever, Elden Ring launched in the first quarter of 2022. It’s been a few months since then – but thankfully, that’s about to change.

The second half of 2022 has plenty of offers for gamers of all interests, whether long-running RPGs, online shooters or horror adventures are your thing. However, there are a few unfortunate games that were supposed to hit shelves by the end of the year but have been delayed. Starfield and Hogwarts Legacy Including.

Here are all the games release dates for 2022 you need to know.

Saints row

Release date: August 23

Saints Row is get restart; The fifth game in the series will be known simply as Saints Row. It’ll have the same open-world sandbox that the series is known for – set in an approximation of the southwestern US – but will strike a more serious tone than the brutal and wacky Saints Row IV.

Lord of the Rings: Gollum

Release date: September 1

September is a great month for Lord of the Rings fans. The Rings of Power series will be launched from Amazon Studios, then there is Gollum. The ugly bastard is the star of his own game, as he will use stealth to outsmart the orcs – and sometimes even beat them – in his quest to get the One Ring back. We haven’t seen a ton of footage yet, but the game is set to release September 1 on PlayStation and Xbox, followed by a Switch release on November 30.

Remake of the first part of The Last of Us

Release date: September 2

Screenshot showing the graphical improvements in Last of Us Part 1 Remake.

Sony

The Last of Us Part 2 took the horror franchise’s Naughty Dog franchise into the stratosphere. sold more than 10 million copies, It received overwhelming critical acclaim. That’s a renewed interest in the first game, The Last of Us, which originally appeared on PlayStation 3 in 2013. The first part of The Last of Us gets the remastered treatment, with updated graphics and controls, as well as integration of good PS5 elements like DualSense functionality and 3D audio. .

The remake of The Last of Us got some negative feedback from players, who called it an unnecessary cash grab — it will retail for $70, and comes after the game was already reworked for PS4. One of the game’s animators, Robert Morrison, He rejected this criticism via a tweet. He called it “the most refined and crafted project I’ve ever seen or been a part of.”

Splatoon 3

Release date: September 9

Screenshot from the Splatoon 3 trailer.

nintendo

Splatoon’s high concept is genius – and very Nintendo. It takes a traditionally violent first-person shooter and turns it on its head. You are firing paint, not lead. You don’t score points for shooting enemies, you score points by shooting the environment itself. Splatoon 2 is one of the staple family fun games on the Nintendo Switch, although it may soon be usurped by Splatoon 3, which hits the switch on September 9.

Monitor 2

Release date: October 4

Sojourn, Doomfist and Junker Queen stand under the banner of Overwatch 2

Blizzard

Monitoring rules, we all know this. Overwatch 2 tweaks the format, making the 5v5 squad-based shooter instead of the original 6v6. It also adds co-op gameplay, in case you want to shoot with your buds instead of shooting against them. The biggest change is that you won’t have to pay to play Overwatch 2. Blizzard switches to a free model with new battle passes and content each season. Players will get a new hero or map every nine weeks, with developers forever committing to updates. The hope is that the new model will combat the dry content that plagued the original.

Overwatch 2 launches on PlayStation 4, 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, S, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Mario + Rapids: Sparks of Hope

Release date: October 20

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle was a great game, blending the two beloved franchises with surprisingly deep strategic gameplay. Sparks of Hope takes the cast of characters from the Mushroom Kingdom to outer space, although the scenery isn’t the only change. The game will add a larger dose of combat to its strategic gameplay, as we saw in a recent trailer, but hopefully retain the magic that made the first game so beloved.

high on life

Release date: October 25

In a year filled with Gods of War and Calls of Duty, it’s good to mix in some new IPs. High on Life is a first-person shooter created by Justin Roiland, co-founder of Rick and Morty. The trailer makes the game look exactly what you think it is: a quirky and colorful sci-fi adventure. High on Life is an Xbox exclusive, although it will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and S.

Gotham Knights

Release date: October 25.

Gotham Knights promotional art.

Warner Bros.

Suicide Squad has been delayed until 2023, but DC fans haven’t quite been out of luck. It looks like Batman is dead in the Gotham Knights, which means the others need to fill the shoes of the Caped Crusader. With no Batman, you’ll play Robin, Nightwing, Red Hood and Batgirl who are in charge of protecting Gotham. This open-world RPG sees you play as all four characters, each with different strengths and weaknesses, and encourages cooperative play. Coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S and PC on October 25th.

call of duty modern warfare 2

Release date: October 28

Artwork for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.

Activision

It’s absurd, at this point, to write a little publicity about what to expect from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. It’s the nineteenth game in the illustrious franchise, and the series takes the series out of the events of World War II Vanguard and puts it in…Modern Warfare.

If you love Call of Duty games, the next game will be released on October 28.

God of War: Ragnarok

Release date: November 9

Kratos has the toughest job ever in Ragnarok: parenting a teenager.

PlayStation / Sony Santa Monica Studios

Ragnarok is a follow up to God of War, One of the best PlayStation 4 games. There’s a lot going on in Ragnarok: the world will probably come to an end, Kratos seeks out the Norse god of war, and a very angry bull is on his track. It is the second and final God of War game set in Norse mythology and was originally supposed to hit PS4 and PS5 last year. It will be one of the highlights of the year if it can reclaim the greatness of its predecessor.

pokemon scarlet and violet

Release date: November 18

Screenshot of three Pokemon in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

The three starter pokemon from Scarlet and Violet.

nintendo

Pokemon Legends: Arceus has clearly been a hub for Nintendo. It’s no surprise that the following Pokemon games, Scarlet and Violet, are adopting the real-time action model of Legends: Arceus – but it’s surprising that we’re getting new Pokemon games so soon. Pokémon Scarlett and Violet hit the Nintendo Switch on November 18, about 10 months after Legends: Arceus. we I don’t know much about games yetother than some sneak peeks at the beginning and Legendary Pokemon, but that’s no surprise beyond repair on the Nintendo Direct Show.

Final Fantasy VII: Core Crisis Reunion

Release date: TBC (2022)

Final Fantasy 7: Rebirth It is the long-awaited sequel to the 2020 remakeIt will arrive on PlayStation 5 next winter. To give fans something while they wait, Square Enix introduces a remake of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7. Originally released for PSP in 2007, Crisis Core is a prequel to Final Fantasy 7, and centers on Zack Faire, a mentor to Cloud Strife. The new release is a big deal because Square Enix has been uncharacteristically shy about remaking the game, or porting it to any other platform. If you want to play Crisis Core for the past 15 years, you need to own a PSP. That will change with Crisis Core Reunion, arriving on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, Nintendo Switch, and Windows late this year.

Delayed until 2023

Many of the games pledged for 2022 have been postponed to the following calendar year.

Hogwarts Legacy

Release date: February 2023.

Hogwarts Legacy is one of many games pushed from its original 2021 release date.

Warner Bros.

Hogwarts Legacy is an ambitious game. It’s an open world, set in Hogwarts in the 19th century, many years before Who Should Not Be Named and The Boy Who Lived. Harry Potter fans are understandably passionate about exploring livelihoods, breathing Hogwarts, learning spells, and taming magical beasts. In part because of such high expectations, the game has been pushed back from the original 2021 release window twice. it’s a Now slated for release in February 2023 on Xbox and PlayStation Consoles. A later release is planned for the Switch as well.

starfield

Release date: first half of 2023

Starfield is “Skyrim in space”.

Bethesda

Starfield was one of the most exciting games of the year. A new IP from Bethesda, creator of Fallout and The Elder Scrolls, has been described as “Skyrim in Space”. But ambitious games take time. Originally scheduled for a November release, Starfield is now slated to arrive on Xbox One, X, S, and PC in the first half of 2023.

Redvale

Release date: first half of 2023

Redfall is a multiplayer shooter from the company that brought you Dishonored and Deathloop. Centered around the zombie invasion of Redvale, Massachusetts, the game will be in first person, open world and the best way to play it with friends. The trailer hints at a game full of charm and character – but we’ll have to wait until 2023 to get it right.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Release date: first half of 2023

In 2021, Guardians of the Galaxy shines. This year was supposed to be the role of Suicide Squad, but Kill the Justice League has now been pushed back to 2023.

Featuring bad guys from recent flicks, including Harley Quinn, King Shark, and Deadshot, you’ll team up to take down the Justice League. The latest trailer saw the Suicide Squad attempt to neutralize The Flash. Dynamic combat looks very psychedelic.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2

Release date: 2023

1280 x 720

Excuse me.

nintendo

It is a sequel to One of the best games ever, and Nintendo said it would be released in 2022. We all knew, deep in our hearts, that this might not happen. In March it was officially announced: Breath of the Wild 2 is a 2023 game.

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