The new year brings with it a slew of much-awaited video games scheduled for release in 2023. Each and every type of gamer will find something they enjoy, whether they prefer sequels, beloved franchises, or brand-new games. Here are the top ten video games we’re most eager to play this year.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
The much-anticipated sequel to 2017’s Breath of the Wild is something that fans of The Legend of Zelda series won’t want to miss. On May 12, 2023, Tears of the Kingdom, a Nintendo Switch game, is scheduled for release. It claims to be even bigger and prettier than its predecessor. This is one game we can’t wait to play because it offers an even larger open world for players to explore with the prospect of even more freedom.
Final Fantasy XVI
The release of Final Fantasy XVI on June 22, 2023, will mark the return of Square Enix’s storied franchise. Before being made available on PC in late 2023, this medieval fantasy adventure will be available exclusively on the PS5 for the first six months. Epic, Dantesque combat and the option to change into recognizable creatures from the franchise are promised in Final Fantasy XVI. Without a doubt, this is one game that was worth the wait.
Hogwarts Legacy has been greatly anticipated by gamers and Harry Potter fans alike, and it appears like 2023 will be the year it is eventually released. Hogwarts Legacy, which is slated for release on February 10, 2023, for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S, with later releases on PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, would let players completely experience life as a Hogwarts student while exploring the vast open world and learning about its many secrets.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
On March 24, 2023, one of the best horror video games ever will be released on PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S as a remake. The RE: Engine claims to provide the Resident Evil 4 Remake a fresh and even more unpleasant atmosphere while preserving all the cult classic characteristics of the original. Horror enthusiasts won’t want to miss this opportunity to play this timeless game in a brand-new style.
Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
On September 23, 2023, Insomniac Games will release Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, the follow-up to their popular game. Although there aren’t many narrative elements available right now, we’re excited to see what this eagerly awaited sequel has in store for us.
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
The eagerly awaited game Cyberpunk 2077 from CD Projekt Red had a bit of a rough start in 2020, but the studio has great ambitions for the future. The addition of multiplayer, which is scheduled to debut in early 2023, is one of the most intriguing additions. The already engrossing world of Cyberpunk 2077 is expected to gain a whole new level of depth thanks to this new mode.
Far Cry 6
With the release of Far Cry 6 on October 5, 2023, Ubisoft will continue its well-liked first-person shooter series. Players will assume the role of Dani Rojas, a native Yaran who joins a revolution against the oppressive ruler Anton Castillo, in the fictitious tropical paradise of Yara. Far Cry 6 is certain to be one of the year’s highlight video games thanks to its gorgeous visuals and a captivating plot.
Ragnarok, from God of War
God of War: Ragnarok, which is scheduled to be released on November 20, 2023, will be the next installment in the God of War series. With a dynamic weather system that will affect gameplay, this eagerly awaited sequel will follow Kratos as he engages in combat with the Norse gods. God of War: Ragnarok is undoubtedly a must-play for series fans thanks to its massive boss fights and breathtaking visuals.
E. L. Ring
Elden Ring, a highly anticipated title from FromSoftware, the developer of the popular video game Dark Souls, is scheduled for release on December 15, 2023. Elden Ring’s plot is unknown, but based on the studio’s prior work, one should expect a hard and engaging experience.
DEAD LIFE 2
With the release of Dying Light 2 on December 31, 2023, Techland’s well-known survival horror game Dying Light will receive a sequel. This much awaited sequel will include a dynamic story that adapts based on player decisions, an enhanced parkour system, and an even more engrossing open environment.