With the release of many new video games, 2022 has been one of the busiest years for the gaming world. Summer 2022 also looks jam-packed with a profusion of new games.
Video game programmers are pushing the power of Xbox Series X and PS5 to their limits. From games like Starfield and Forspoken that use the latest hardware to PC-only series like Company of Heroes 3, players are anticipating many stellar releases this year.
Though the exact dates of some of these highly anticipated games are not known, they are scheduled to release this summer. Most of the games will support multiple platforms, including Xbox One, PS5, PC, PS4 and Xbox Series X among others.
Below you’ll find some of the most awaited releases of summer 2022:
- DLC: Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
An expansion to the original Monster Hunter Rise, Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak is a paid DLC that features improved gameplay and several nimble-feeling additions to combat mechanics, such as new monsters and hunting locations.
The game also has a new difficulty level in the form of Master Rank missions. Players will be able to explore Elgado, a hunting locale afflicted by the formidable might of a large dragon. Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak is all set to release on June 30th for both Nintendo Switch and PC.
- DLC: Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course is an upcoming DLC, planned to be released on June 30th. An expansion to the critically-acclaimed Cuphead game, The Delicious Last Course features a new playable character “Ms. Chalice”, a new friendly character “Chef Saltbaker”, new stages, and new bosses.
The long-awaited game will be available on all major gaming platforms including Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows. Some online casinos may also support Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course. In an online casino like this, you can play a variety of video games.
- Soul Hackers 2
A role-playing video game developed by Atlus, Soul Hackers 2 is the sequel to Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers. The game is all set to release in August 2022 for Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.
Soul Hackers 2 is a turn-based RPG that is set during a war between two opposing factions of Devil Summoners: Yatagarasu and the Phantom Society. The story follows Ringo and Figue, two supernatural beings who descend to Earth from their birthplace to stop a calamitous event that they predict will end the world.
- Xenoblade Chronicles 3
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is another role-playing game set in the world of Aionios. The game features the respective futures of the worlds depicted in its predecessors: Xenoblade Chronicles and Xenoblade Chronicles 2.
Unlike its predecessors, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 does not limit the number of active party members to three. Instead, it allows for up to seven party members to take part in combat at once. Players are also allowed to change their character class and provide them access to different abilities.
The game was announced in February of this year and was initially planned to be released in September. However, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will now release on July 29 for Nintendo Switch.
- Mario Strikers: Battle League
Developed by Next Level Games and published by Nintendo, Mario Strikers: Battle League is a five-versus-five association soccer/football video game featuring classic Nintendo characters. Most of the rules of soccer remain intact in the game, however, it slightly shies away from realism and supports chaotic, over-the-top gameplay with aggressive tackles and attacks.
Though Battle League has been criticized for its scarce launch character roster and lack of single-player content, the game has garnered a lot of praise for deep gameplay mechanics, presentation, and multiplayer options.