After Nvidia’s latest database leak on Twitter detailed specific release dates for a myriad of titles, some of which have yet to be released, it became abundantly clear that 2022 was going to be a big year. for the video game industry.
With all the titles that have recently been delayed to 2022 joining a massive list of other announced titles that will eventually be released over the next year, it looks like the months leading up to the end of 2022 will be the busiest release months for the video game industry since 2011.
Games from different genres, studios, and audiences will fill the entire calendar year, from January to December. From Hogwarts Legacy to Ancient Ring, these are the best upcoming PC games set to release in 2022.
Little Tina’s Wonderland
Developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K, Little Tina’s Wonderland is a spin-off title from the critically acclaimed Frontiers series which will be released in March 2022.
This upcoming Borderlands title will be a first-person shooter, like its predecessors, with RPG elements and a strong D&D vibe. The fantasy world of Little Tina’s Wonderland will be filled with underground caves, endless mushroom-infested forests, and mountains inhabited by trolls. Tiny Tina takes on the role of Dungeon Master of this new world, which means she can change and alter it as she pleases. Players can create their own characters and choose from six different classes that will provide different skills, as well as explore a vast arsenal of weapons and other gear.
Earlier this month, Gearbox released the DLC that inspired this upcoming game, Dragon’s Dungeon Assault, which was available for free download from November 8-16. The events of the next 2022 title will take place right after everything that happens in the DLC.
Little Tina’s Wonderland will be released on March 25, 2022 and will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S/X.
This first-person shooter developed by GSC Game World is slated for release in 2022 and will be the fourth installment in the SLINGER series. It’s been 13 years since the release of a Stalker game. Call of Pripyat came out in 2009, and a new title was announced soon after to be released in 2012, but it ended up being canceled the same year. It wasn’t until 2018 that he returned to the development table.
tracker 2 fans got a glimpse of the upcoming game in the extended trailer that was shown during the Xbox-Bethesda conference at E3 2021, which also confirmed that the survival shooter would be released in April 2022 Additionally, it was revealed that Tracker 2 will be available on Xbox Game Pass for consoles and PC at launch.
Tracker 2 will be released on April 28, 2022 and will be available on PC and Xbox Series S/X.
Said to reinvent the nature of open-world games, Ancient Ring is by far one of the most hyped releases pending for 2022. This RPG developed by FromSoftware will feature several elements that could also be found in previous installments of the Souls series, with a particular focus on combat and exploration. The game takes place in The Lands Between and will feature six different areas, filled with castles, fortresses, and catacombs to explore.
The game is directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, and the world-building is helmed by author George RR Martin, best known for his A Song of Ice and Fire new series which was later expanded into the hit Game of Thrones TV show.
Ancient Ring will be released on February 25, 2021 and will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S/X.
Company of Heroes 3 Set in the Italian and North African locations of World War II, the sequel to Company of Heroes 2 will feature new mechanics and game modes.
Some of the new features include the Tactical Pause system, allowing the player to pause a battle and queue different commands, and a dynamic new story that allows players to interact with different NPCs and affect the end of the story.
Baldur’s Gate 3 Although the game is partially available in early access on Steam from October 2020, a full release is planned for 2022.
Players take on the role of Tav, the story’s protagonist, who is abducted by mind flayers. They implant a parasite into Tav that has the power to transform him into another mind flayer, but before the transformation takes place, the ship Tav is in is attacked and Tav manages to escape. From this point on, Tav must find a way to eliminate the parasite as he encounters a number of other survivors in the wreckage.
Baldur’s Gate 3 is an RPG that offers players both a single player experience as well as multiplayer options. Unlike previous installments in the series, Baldur’s Gate 3 has a turn-based combat system comparable to that of Divinity: Original Sin. The story takes players back to the 15th century and 120 years after the story of Baldur’s Gate 2.
Baldur’s Gate 3 will be fully released in 2022 and will remain in Steam Early Access until then.
Avatar: Pandora’s Frontiers
Avatar: Pandora’s Frontiers is an open-world action/adventure game based on the James Cameron film Avatar. Developed by Massive Entertainment, this title will be published by Ubisoft and will be available in 2022.