Most Anticipated Video Games In 2019

Are you playing games on PC or console? Actually, it doesn’t really matter as 2019 comes with new releases for all platforms.

These are the games that everyone will be playing in the upcoming year.

We are glad to say that some of the most anticipated games have been finally confirmed for a 2019 release.

Here are 26 games that are highly anticipated for the year of 2019.


1. Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

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Release Date: January 11.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

The popular JRPG released in 2008 is finally available worldwide in a remastered edition on January 11. The game is already available for pre-purchase.

The new edition comes with updated HD graphics, mini-games, and two new playable characters. The gameplay has RPG style character progression, exciting boss fights, linear motion battle system, and, of course, cooking.


2. Resident Evil 2

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Release Date: January 25.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

Another most anticipated release of 2019 is a remake. The classic 1998 Resident Evil 2 is getting remastered. The remake has third-person shooter perspective similar to Resident Evil 4.

Fixed camera angles are no longer used like in the original game. These changes promise to deliver the same survival horror experience but in a more modern manner.


3. Tropico 6

Release Date: January 25.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux.

If survival horror is not really your thing, then you got a hopefully great construction and simulation game to look forward to on January 25. The sixth installment of the Tropico series comes with multiple islands development, palace customization, research system, election speeches, multiplayer, and anything else you might need to become the best digital authoritarian ever.

PlayStation 4 and XBox One releases are expected later in 2019.


4. Kingdom Hearts 3

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Release Date: January 25.

Platform: PlayStation 4, XBox One.

If the last two games are not to your liking, don’t despair. We got one more release for January 25. Kingdom Hearts 3 concludes the Dark Seeker saga. It features the beloved protagonist Sora and well-known Disney characters such as Goofy and Mickey Mouse.

The gameplay follows in the steps of the previous Kingdom Hearts games with hack and slash combat.


5. God Eater 3

Release Date: February 8.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4.

Get ready for action packed gameplay and the continuation of the God Eater 2 Rage Burst story in the new God Eater 3. The new installment features a special Burst Arts attack that will be usable in Burst Mode.

It’s an attack that is customized based on play style. Burst Arts Effects deepen the character customization.


6. Far Cry New Dawn

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Release Date: February 15.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

The sixth game in the Far Cry franchise is a story sequel of the previous Far Cry 5 game. The gameplay is based on the same principle as the other games: action first-person shooter in an open world. The setting is the post-apocalyptic world of Montana.

This is a consequence of the nuclear war from the previous title. Players will be able to recruit human and beast companions, unlock travel points, and develop their headquarters.


7. Crackdown 3

Release Date: February 15.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, XBox One.

Crackdown 3 comes nine years after the previous Crackdown 2 game. Initially planned for 2016, it was delayed several times. The game is developed using Unreal Engine 4 and features Crackdown and Crackdown 2 similar gameplay.

Crackdown 3 is an action adventure game in which players fight against powerful bosses in an attempt to destabilize the Terra Nova organization.


8. Metro Exodus

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Release Date: February 15.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

The sequel to Metro: Last Light is coming in mid February 2019. The story picks up two years after the events of the previous game. The gameplay is based on first-person shooter action with survival and stealth mechanics.

The game features weapon crafting and customization systems, dynamic weather system, and fights against mutated creatures.


9. Jump Force

Release Date: February 15.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

February 15, 2019 is a good day for gamers. Another heavily anticipated title releases on this day. This one is a fighting game that features characters from popular anime series such as Naruto, Dragon Ball, One Piece, Bleach, Hunter x Hunter, and Fist of the North Star.

More than 30 playable characters are available on release day. The gameplay has 3-on-3 tag team battles.


10. Anthem

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Release Date: February 22.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

Do the studios know that there are 11 more months other than February? Towards the end of the month, we have another extremely anticipated game set for release. BioWare’s Anthem is finally ready to go live after a seven years long development cycle.

The game has third-person shooter and RPG mechanics. It takes place in an open world and supports up to four players co-op interaction.


11. Anno 1800

Release Date: February 26.

Platform: Microsoft Windows.

We’re ending the most gamer friendly month of 2019 with a famous city building strategy game. Anno 1800 focuses on the industrialization era and it’s set in the 19th century.

Players can enjoy a single-player campaign, multiplayer, and sandbox mode. The game introduces two new concepts: blueprints and tourism.


12. Total War: Three Kingdoms

Release Date: March 7.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux.

If you’re craving some RTS gameplay with turn-based elements, then keep an eye on Total War: Three Kingdoms. The game takes place during the Three Kingdoms era.

Players will control one faction and wage war against the other 10. Historical figures like warlord Cao Cao and general Sun Jian are present in the game as faction leaders.

The players can choose from two modes. Romance mode buffs the generals while Classic mode is closer to the historical reality.


13. Devil May Cry 5

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Release date: March 8.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

Join Dante, Nero, and the new character V in the fifth installment of the Devil May Cry series. This next title is a hack and slash action adventure game just like its predecessor. Combat is a main gameplay element.

Players can take out their enemies in different ways. They get rated based on moves, combos, and efficiency. Story wise, Devil May Cry 5 is set after the events of Devil May Cry 2.


14. The Division 2

Release Date: March 15.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

The second installment in Tom Clancy’s The Division series is coming in March 2019. The first game had its share of popularity when it was released but, unfortunately, it didn’t really manage to capture the player base. We hope that The Division 2 fares better. It’s a multiplayer action RPG that encourages players to work together.


15. Sekiro Shadows Die Twice

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Release Date: March 22.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

A teaser trailer was shown at the Game Awards 2017 but it was the E3 2018 presentation that created hype among the players. Luckily, we didn’t have to wait long to see if the game lives to the hype.

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice is a third-person action game from the same company that developed Demon Souls, Dark Souls, and Bloodborne.


16. Mortal Kombat 11

Release Date: April 23.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

This is one of those rare cases in which the release date emerges before game details. Mortal Kombat 11 promises to deliver the same exciting fighting gameplay and to add new features like custom character variations. This is a new customization system that will allow players to personalize fighters. The roster contains beloved characters and also new names.


17. Rage 2

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Release Date: May 14.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

Nine years ago, Rage was voted one the best games of 2010. It took nine years for a sequel to be made and we can only hope that it’s as good as the first game.

The game is an open world FPS set in a post-apocalyptic environment. An arsenal of varied weapons including the classic wingstick is available. Ranger Walker is the playable protagonist of the game.


18. Team Sonic Racing

Release Date: May 21.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

Team Sonic Racing is a kart racing game set in the Sonic the Hedgehog universe. Fifteen Sonic characters are available at launch. Racers are characterized by a driving style such as speed, technique, or power. Co-op is a big part of the gameplay. This makes Team Sonic Racing different from other racing games.

Teammates share power-ups and get points for teamwork. The team with the most points wins.


19. Cyberpunk 2077

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Release Date: June 2019 (unconfirmed).

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

We can hardly keep track of how many times Cyberpunk 2077 was featured on a most anticipated games list. Although it hasn’t been officially confirmed, it’s rumored that CD Projekt’s next game is releasing in June 2019. Two game trailers and a gameplay video were already shown so fingers crossed for a 2019 release.

They are well known for their highly successful game of the year Witcher 3.


20. Shenmue 3

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Release Date: August 27.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4.

It took eight hours for Shenmue 3 developers to secure the necessary funds on Kickstarter. The game became one the fastest crowd-funded games.

The initial $2 million goal was achieved in eight hours and the campaign raised $6 million in total. Shenmue 3 is a martial arts themed action adventure game set in the late eighties.


21. Animal Crossing

Release Date: 2019.

Platform: Nintendo Switch.

A new Animal Crossing game was announced in September 2018. Only the year of release was revealed. We don’t have any other official news but we’re confident that more details will soon surface.


22. Bayonetta 3

Release Date: 2019 (hopefully).

Platform: Nintendo Switch.

Everyone’s favorite feisty witch is returning in the third installment of this action adventure game. We have official confirmation that the development is on the right track and that the studio is happy with the progression so far. We are eagerly waiting for a release date.


23. Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Release Date: 2019 (maybe).

Platform: Nintendo Switch.

The release was delayed once so we are confident that a 2019 release is still possible. Fire Emblem: Three Houses features four characters and tactical RPG mechanics.


24. Doom Eternal

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Release Date: 2019.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

The Doom Slayer is returning in 2019. Doom Eternal is an FPS in which players use a wide range of weapons to take out demons in various ways. New gameplay mechanics include wall climbing and dashing. Invasion is an asymmetric mode that allows players to join other players’ campaign as demons.


25. The Outer Worlds

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Release Date: 2019.

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, XBox One.

Showcased at the Game Awards 2018, The Outer Worlds is an action RPG from Obsidian Entertainment. Gameplay features companions, decision based progression system, XP based character development, and a flaw system that debuffs players based on their weak gameplay segments.

They recently released a trailer to say that they were the original creators of Fallout just to throw shade on the latter’s ‘failures’ recently.


26. Diablo Immortal

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Release Date: Sometime in the future.

Platform: Don’t you guys have phones?

No, seriously. We’re actually curious to see Diablo Immortal. Blizzard got some well deserved backlash for their decision to make a mobile Diablo game when everyone was hoping for Diablo 4 but, in all honesty, can you say that you are not interested to see how Diablo Immortal turns out?


This article was written by a freelancer.


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