Every year, the gaming industry evolves, bringing new and exciting titles for gamers to enjoy. As we approach 2023, there are already several games in the works that are generating a lot of interest. Here are the upcoming trending games of 2023, ranging from highly anticipated sequels to brand new IPs.
- Elder Scrolls VI
The Elder Scrolls series is one of the most beloved RPG franchises in gaming, and fans have been eagerly awaiting the next installment. Although details are scarce, we do know that the game will be set in the continent of Tamriel and will be a single-player experience. With the massive success of Skyrim, expectations are high for Elder Scrolls VI.
The 2018 God of War reboot was a massive success, and fans have been eagerly awaiting the sequel ever since. God of War: Ragnarok will continue the story of Kratos and his son Atreus as they face off against the gods of Norse mythology. The game promises to be even bigger and more epic than its predecessor.
- Horizon Forbidden West
Horizon Zero Dawn was one of the standout games of 2017, and its sequel, Horizon Forbidden West, looks to be even better. The game will once again follow the adventures of Aloy, a young hunter in a post-apocalyptic world filled with robotic creatures. This time, Aloy will journey to the west coast of America in search of a cure for a deadly plague.
Starfield is a brand new IP from Bethesda Game Studios, the developers behind the Elder Scrolls and Fallout franchises. Very little is known about the game, but it promises to be a sci-fi RPG set in an entirely new universe. Given Bethesda’s track record, Starfield is sure to be one of the most anticipated games of 2023.
- Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is a new game from Rocksteady Studios, the developers behind the Batman Arkham series. In this game, players will take control of members of the Suicide Squad as they attempt to take down the Justice League, who have been turned into mindless villains. The game promises to be a mix of intense action and dark humor.
- Hogwarts Legacy
Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming RPG set in the world of Harry Potter. Players will create their own wizard or witch and attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where they will learn spells, explore the castle, and go on magical adventures. The game promises to be a dream come true for Harry Potter fans.
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was one of the most critically acclaimed games of all time, and fans have been eagerly awaiting the sequel. Very little is known about the game, but it is expected to continue the open-world exploration and puzzle-solving that made the first game so popular.
- Fable IV
Fable IV is the long-awaited sequel to the beloved Fable franchise. The game promises to be a return to form for the series, with a focus on player choice and a whimsical, fairy-tale setting. Fable IV is being developed by Playground Games, who are known for their work on the Forza Horizon series.
- Gotham Knights
Gotham Knights is a new game from WB Games Montreal, the developers behind Batman: Arkham Origins. In this game, players will take control of members of the Batman family, including Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Red Hood, as they defend Gotham City in the wake of Batman’s death. The game promises to be a cooperative action experience.
10. Beyond Good and Evil 2
Beyond Good and Evil 2 has been in development for a long time, but fans are still eagerly anticipating its release. The game is a prequel to the original Beyond Good and Evil and promises to expand on the universe with a new cast of characters and a vast open world to explore.
- Diablo IV
The Diablo series has always been a fan favorite, and Diablo IV is set to be the biggest and most ambitious entry in the franchise yet. The game promises to continue the dark, gothic atmosphere of the series while introducing new gameplay mechanics and features.
- GhostWire: Tokyo
GhostWire: Tokyo is a new game from Tango Gameworks, the developers behind the acclaimed horror series, The Evil Within. The game takes place in a supernatural version of Tokyo, where players must use supernatural powers to battle paranormal enemies. The game promises to be a unique blend of horror and action.
Deathloop is a new game from Arkane Studios, the developers behind the Dishonored series. The game takes place on an island where two assassins are trapped in a time loop, repeating the same day over and over again. Players must use their skills and knowledge to break the loop and escape the island.
- Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is an upcoming game based on James Cameron’s Avatar franchise. The game promises to be a visually stunning open-world adventure, set on the planet of Pandora. Players will explore the diverse ecosystems of Pandora and encounter the native creatures and tribes.
- Project 007
Project 007 is a new game from IO Interactive, the developers behind the Hitman series. The game will be a completely original James Bond story, where players will take on the role of the iconic spy in a brand new adventure. The game promises to be a mix of stealth, action, and espionage.
These are just some of the upcoming trending games of 2023 that gamers can look forward to. From highly anticipated sequels to brand new IPs, there is something for everyone in the world of gaming. With each passing year, the gaming industry continues to push the boundaries of what is possible, and 2023 is shaping up to be another exciting year for gamers.