The Most Anticipated Games of 2020


2019 is coming to a rapid close, giving gamers plenty to look forward to as 2020 approaches. Not only are some of the most anticipated games of video-gaming history expected to drop in 2020, but each game brings something new and refreshing to the table.

Whether you’re playing on a graphics-immersive 4k laptop or gaming on the go with an ultra-portable Nintendo Switch, there’s a new game for you coming in the near future that will change your perspective on what futuristic gaming truly is. Without further ado, we give you the 7 most anticipated games of 2020.

1. Cyberpunk 2077

Based on the best-selling tabletop game Cyberpunk 2020, Cyberpunk 2077 serves as a gateway into a world with six sprawling regions. The game follows a character known as V though his journey into Night City, California. The city is overrun with unruly businesses, gang wars, and a complete lack of control in the city. The city stands in shambles, rampant with homelessness, robots, and oppressive laws—how will you stack up against the odds?

Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC
Genre: Action-Adventure\RPG
Developer: CD Projekt RED
Publisher: CD Projekt RED
Release Date: April 16, 2020

2. Halo Infinite

The Halo series is finally making a highly anticipated return after many dormant years. Halo Infinite is slated to be the sixth entry into the Halo saga and the first main Halo game since 2017. The storyline will continue the plot following the Master Chief and the Halo 5 Guardians.

Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Switch
Genre: Action RPG
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: April 24, 2020

3. Animal Crossing New Horizons

Animal Crossing has been a fan favorite for years, giving simulation lovers something cute, simple, and fun to play. Though there is little known yet about what New Horizons may bring, fans of the game are bound to fall in love with all of the same neighbors, creatures, and landscapes that have earned it a reputation as one of the best Nintendo games to date.

Platform: Switch
Genre: Simulation
Developer: Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo
Release Date: March 20, 2020

4. Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana serves as the 3D remake of the hit Japanese classic role-playing game originally titled as Seiken Densetsu 3. Experience all of the same wonderment and adventure in a fully modernized scope that features mesmeric graphics, an upgraded battle system, and a remastered soundtrack that is bound to captivate. The story will follow the lives of several different characters who are all involved in a heartwarming, intertwining narrative.

Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Switch
Genre: Action RPG
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: April 24, 2020

5. Final Fantasy VII (Remake)

Square Enix has finally gotten around to turning Final Fantasy fans’ dreams into a reality by setting a release date for the highly-anticipated remake of the 1997 PlayStation game Final Fantasy VII. The Final Fantasy VII Remake beautifully retells the story of the original game, following Cloud Strife, a former Shinra soldier who joins an eco-terrorist group to fight against the Shinra corporation.

Platform: PlayStation 4
Genre: RPG
Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: March 3, 2020

6. Empire of Sin

Set in the prohibition days of 1920’s Chicago, Empire of Sin puts you in the shoes of a hustler who must learn and earn your way to the top. As you rise and build your empire, you’ll have to battle it out with others gunning for your spot, so it’s up to you to defend your success and glory.

Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Switch
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Romero Games
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
Release Date: Spring 2020

7. Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Serving as the direct sequel to the 2015 fan-favorite Ori and the Blind Forest, Ori and the Will of the Wisps features a slew of new in-game abilities, movements, scenic settings, and storyline. Players are in for a jaw-dropping cinematic experience with colorfully vivid graphics that mirror the fantastical world you’ve always dreamed of.

Platform: Xbox One, PC
Genre: Action-Adventure/Platformer
Developer: Moon Studios
Publisher: Xbox Game Studios
Release Date: February 11, 2020

What games are you most looking forward to in 2020? Open up the discussion in the comments below.