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10 Best Upcoming Video Games for 2021

Despite being a global disaster, 2020 was one of the hugest years for the video games industry. More people got into gaming because of the stuck home during coronavirus lockdown. Also, some popular titles like The Last of Us Part 2 and Cyberpunk 2077 come this year. However, as we are almost leaving 2020, gaming fans are already excited about the upcoming video games in 2021.

10 Best Upcoming Video Games of 2021

Some of the awaited video game titles set to release in 2021, and it’s hard to keep track of all of them. That’s why we’ve created a list of the top 10 best upcoming video games in 2021 that you should love. So, without further ado, let’s get started.

Far Cry 6

Upcoming Video Game — Far Cry 6 Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Far Cry 6 Gameplay

Ubisoft Toronto’s Far Cry 6 is definitely one of the best video games to come in 2021. As its name suggests, the first-person shooter is the sixth part of the fan-favorite series Far Cry.

The main highlight of Far Cry 6 is that the actor, Giancarlo Esposito, will take on the role of the fascist dictator in the video game. For those who don’t know, Giancarlo Esposito is the same actor who played Gus Fring in the TV series Breaking Bad.

This action-adventure video game is due for release on February 18, 2021. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the developers say that Far Cry 6 will be postponed. Nevertheless, you can still expect it to be released in 2021.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: Windows, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Stadia
Release Date: February 18, 2021 (postponed)

Gotham Knights

Upcoming Video Game — Gotham Knights Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Gotham Knights Gameplay

The action role-playing game, Gotham Knights, is another great video game due out in 2021. The game is being developed by WB Games Montreal, the same studio that gave us Batman: Arkham Origins.

Related:Gotham Knights Leaks: Release Date, Characters, and More

The story of Gotham Knights is set after the deaths of Batman and James Gordon. With them gone, Gotham’s villains are stronger than ever. That’s why Batman’s allies, Robin, Red Hood, Batgirl, and Nightwing, together to protect Batman’s beloved city from chaos.

WB Games releases Gotham Knights’ first story and gameplay trailer in August 2020 during DC fandom. Instantly, it became one of the most anticipated upcoming video games of 2021.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: Windows, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Hogwarts Legacy

Upcoming Video Game — Hogwarts Legacy Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Hogwarts Legacy Gameplay

Avalanche’s Hogwarts Legacy will be released in 2021 for Windows, PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, and Xbox One. Set in the 1800s, Hogwarts Legacy will take you on an extraordinary wizarding journey. Of course, by now, you must have realized that the Hogwarts Legacy story set before the events of Harry Potter.

Hogwarts Legacy will let you explore the open world, where you can attend classes to learn new magical spells. The role-playing aspect will allow players to build their own legacy in the wizarding world. You could say that the massive world of Hogwarts Legacy makes it one of the best video games of the coming 2021.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: Xbox Series X/S, PS5, Windows, PS4, and Xbox One
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Hitman 3

Upcoming Video Game — Hitman 3 Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Hitman 3 Gameplay

The third and final part of the World of Assassination Trilogy, Hitman 3, will be released on January 20, 2021.

After the events of Hitman 1 and 2, Agent 47 will be on the most dangerous mission of his entire life. Interestingly, Agent 47 will carry out some of the most dangerous murders around the world. So, players will explore different countries in Hitman 3, and as confirmed by IQ Interactive, Agent 47’s journey will start from Dubai.

So, if you are wondering which upcoming video game you should look forward to in 2021, Hitman 3 is definitely one of them.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Windows, Stadia, Nintendo Switch
Release Date: January 20, 2021

Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Horizon Forbidden West Gameplay

Horizon Zero Dawn’s sequel, Horizon Forbidden West, will continue Aloy’s story. Our favorite hunter of the Nora tribe will continue on a mission to stop a mysterious plague in a world dominated by machines.

Guerrilla Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment plans to release Horizon Forbidden West in 2021 exclusively for PS5 and PS4. The upcoming role-playing game is one of the most awaited games of the year 2021. The first game was a huge success and received great reviews from both players and critics. That’s why players around the world are eager to play the sequel to the game.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: PS4, PS5
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Ratchet And Clank: A Rift Apart

Ratchet And Clank: A Rift Apart Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Ratchet And Clank: A Rift Apart Gameplay

Ratchet And Clank’s second part, A Rift Apart, is slated for release in 2021 exclusively for the PS5. In this upcoming third-person shooter, we will see Ratchet and Clank travel through different dimensions to stop the villain.

In Ratchet and Clank: A Rift Apart, you’ll see tons of gadgets, amazing new worlds, and some dangerous and beautiful creatures. So, if you are planning to play some amazing upcoming video games in 2021, then Ratchet and Clank: A Rift Apart should be on your wish list; that if you are a console player.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: PS5
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Halo Infinite Gameplay

Halo Infinite, the sixth part of the Halo series, is set after Halo 5: Guardians. After being delayed several times, 343 Industries now plans to release the game in late 2021. However, the exact release date has not been announced.

Halo is one of the most popular first-person shooter games, exclusive to Microsoft Xbox. That’s why Xbox fans are eager to try Halo Infinite in 2021. In the upcoming video game of 2021, you will play the Master Chief, who is on his way to save humanity and defeat the group of mercenaries, The Banished.

Watch the game trailer here.

Related: Microsoft has confirmed Halo Infinite multiplayer will be available for free and up to 120fps

Platforms: Xbox Series X/S, Windows
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Lord Of The Rings: Gollum

Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Gameplay

Rejoice, Lord of the Rings fans, that an upcoming video game based on Gollum is slated for release in 2021. Developed by Daedalic Entertainment, this action-adventure video game is based on the worldwide popular Lord of the Rings book.

As the game description suggests, there are some stories about Gollum that haven’t been explored yet. So, in the upcoming 2021 video game, you will witness the entire journey of Gollum. Of course, video games will allow players to make their own in-game decisions; However, every decision will affect Gollum’s personality in the long run.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Windows, PS5, Xbox Series X/S
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Resident Evil 8: Village

Resident Evil 8: Village Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Resident Evil 8: Village Gameplay

Resident Evil VIII is the eighth headline entry in the survival horror video game franchise by CAPCOM.

The story of Resident Evil: Village is set a few years after the events of Resident Evil 7. Ethan Winters finally finds a move into his new life with his wife. However, because of Chris Redfield, Ethan is dragged into another messy situation involving some ugly and dangerous monsters. For those of you who don’t know, Chris Redfield is a popular character in the previous Resident Evil game, so it’s really exciting to make a comeback in the upcoming Resident Evil game.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Windows
Release Date: TBA (2021)

Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time Remake

Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time Remake Gameplay
Upcoming Video Game — Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time Remake Gameplay

The Prince of Persia video game franchise from Ubisoft is loved by millions of players around the world. With the introduction of Assassin’s Creed, Ubisoft is saying goodbye to Prince of Persia. However, a few months ago, at the second Ubisoft Forward event, this video game developer from France surprised everyone by announcing Prince of Persia: Sands Of Time Remake.

Related: Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time Remake Release Date, Platforms, and More

Ubisoft India is developing a remake of the most beloved Prince of Persia game, due for release in 2021. What’s more, the developers are creating games from scratch; from voice acting to combat, everything was remastered from scratch. So, you can see why this is one of the most anticipated upcoming video games of 2021.

Watch the game trailer here.

Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date: March 18, 2021

10 Upcoming Video Game of 2021: Closing

These are the best video games to come in 2021 that you should look forward to next year. Of course, there are some other cool titles slated for release throughout 2021. So, we will continue to update the list in the future to include more of the popular video game titles coming up in 2021.

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