Coming in 2022: online games to put on your wishlist now
If gaming got you through 2021, you’re surely interested to see what 2022 has to offer. This year’s schedule is filled with big names but also smaller games that will surely surprise you. If some already have release dates, there are also those announced for 2022 but without a definitive date. With that in mind, if you’re looking for multiplayer online games coming out in the coming months, put these on your wishlist for a fun-filled year.
When looking for action-adventure games, you should consider Avatar: Pandora’s Frontiers. Although Ubisoft still hasn’t set a date for this release, its premise is known. You will be able to control the Na’vi people and travel through the Western Frontier, a part of Pandora that has never been seen before, while fending off the forces that threaten it. Announced in March 2017, the game will be available on Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Amazon Luna and Stadia.
Other titles to add to your wishlist include a GTA 5 upgrade (March 2022) and the Saints Row Reboot (August 2022).
For lovers of strategy games, 2022 is also not without interesting titles. For starters, developed by Cyanide Studios, Bowl of Blood 3 is expected to be released by Nacon in February 2022. Although it was originally slated for an August 2021 release, it was pushed back six months. It will be available on Microsoft Windows, PS 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X/S and Nintendo Switch.
Additionally, Sega Total War: Warhammer 3 will be released on February 17.
If you are looking for survival/horror games, Dying Light 2 Stay Human is slated for release on February 4. Developed and published by Techland, it will be available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows. Set 20 years after its predecessor, you explore an open world full of zombies that you must fight.
Also in February, you can expect Evil Dead: The Game while Forest 2: Son of the Forest slated for release on May 20.
Those who prefer online casino games will also be delighted this year. For example, one of the leading gaming providers, Microgaming is launching admiring whistle in February when kings of crystals are expected in March. Wolf Call will feature plenty of wild animals, volatility, and great prizes.
Moreover, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) is also releasing something new. Along with their standard game offering, they will also be launch of a new bookmaker at the end of 2022. It will be a mobile-centric and fully optimized platform promising to deliver a seamless user experience. It’s another great addition if you also like sports.
Then NetEnt should publish Knight Riderbased on the 1982 series with David Hasselhoff, on February 24.
If role-playing games are more your speed, Ring of Elden could be exactly what you need. This action RPG was developed by FromSoftware in collaboration with George RR Martin who helped write the game’s setting with director Hidetaka Miyazaki. Scheduled to arrive on February 25, it will be available for Xbox One and Series X/S, PlayStation 4 and 5, and Windows. Your objective in the game will be to travel through the realm, collect the great runes, restore the titular Elden Ring, and become the Elden Lord.
Another game you can expect in 2022, although no date has been set yet, is Hogwarts Legacyset in the late 1800s.
MMORPGs are also having a great year. For starters, an extension for Guild Wars 2 title End of the dragons is scheduled for February. The story and maps will take place in Cantha and will also include elite specializations for each profession and much more.
In the same month, lost ark will finally arrive in European and North American markets while Star Wars: The Old Republic: Legacy of the Sith will also be available. Moreover, TimeTem by Crema and Humble package will also be available for Switch and Xbox Series X/S in 2022.
Finally, if you are looking for shooting games, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction will surely satisfy your appetite. However, since it was released on January 20, you may have already played it and expect more of the genre.
In this spirit, there is also Destiny 2: The Witch Queen one to watch as it will be released on February 22. This Destiny 2 expansion will revolve around Savathûn, Oryx’s sister. It will also add new weapons, gear, and maps.
Released in March, you can also try the Borderlands spin-off The wonders of Tiny Tinawhich will be available on Windows, PS 4 and 5, and Xbox One and Series X/S.
While 2021 may have been a little slow when it comes to games, 2022 will surely have some titles that are just right for you. Consider those listed above.