This year is almost half done. Several major games have already appeared, including Elden Ring in Horizon Forbidden West. What else is planned for 2022? NU.nl has drawn up a list of five games that will be released this year.
It’s been almost eleven years since Saints Row III, the last Saints Rowgame, came out. Developer Volition is now releasing a reboot of the first game, which is simply Saints Row is called. The story will be completely different and there will be new characters and new ways to fight. Yet the reboot also contains familiar elements, such as an open world full of activities and running its own criminal organization.
Saints Row out August 23 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S|X, and PC.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
As the title suggests, Gollum (or Sméagol) is the main character in The Lord of The Rings: Gollum. It is an adventure game where you have to be extra careful and sneak around enemies. The game contains some events from the books and movies of The Lord of the Ringsbut largely follows a new story, showing Gollum’s perspective.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will be out September 1st for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, and PC. A Switch version will be released later this year.
Overwatch 2 is a sequel to Blizzard’s popular competitive shooter that features new characters, levels, and challenges. In addition, the skillsets of the existing characters from the original Overwatch adjusted to show them off in the new game.
Overwatch 2 will be available in early access on October 4 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. The game is free to play.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is a sequel to the modern warfarereboot from 2019 and continues with the story and characters from that game. Developer Infinity Ward promises new elements, such as advanced AI in story mode and co-op mode, swimming levels and a revamped vehicle system.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II is out October 28 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series S|X, Xbox One, and PC.
Pokémon Scarlet in Violet
Pokémon Scarlet in Violet take a different path than the previous games in the series. The player decides for himself which way he goes. There is no predetermined route to reach the end of the game. It is also possible to explore the open world in the game with other players, while catching Pokémon and fighting other trainers.
Pokémon Scarlet in Violet coming out on November 22 for Nintendo Switch.