CD Projekt Purple’s upcoming first-person RPG seems to be set to be one of many largest and most bold video games of 2020. Set in Evening Metropolis, a sprawling, futuristic metropolis the place physique modifications are commonplace and energy is the important thing forex. As mercenary outlaw V, gamers will hunt down a novel implant that grants immortality.
Alas, our quest for immortality must wait a bit longer. Regardless of being slated to initially launch on April 16 this 12 months, the sport acquired delayed to Sept. 17 to present the event crew the much-needed time to ensure the sport was 100% completed.
Sadly, the event crew couldn’t hit that deadline and Cyberpunk 2077 suffered one other delay, now being pushed again to Nov. 19. Disappointing? Positive. However right here’s hoping the sport will surpass our expectations.
New Launch Date: Nov. 19, 2020
Sq. Enix and Crystal Dynamics’ Marvel’s Avengers sport permits gamers to crew up and kind their very own group of superheroes as they tackle missions and aims collectively. They will earn extra highly effective gear and upgrades and work together with NPCs on the hub world. Think about one thing like EA and BioWare’s Anthem however with Marvel’s forged of superheroes on the helm as a substitute.
Following its first preliminary reveal at E3 final 12 months, the reception was blended. The sport simply didn’t appear to be it had the extent of polish anticipated from a AAA title. Character fashions regarded janky and gameplay typically appeared clunky.
Unsurprisingly, in January this 12 months the information got here that Marvel’s Avengers was being delayed to September in an effort to give the event crew the time to “make the last word Avengers gaming expertise.” Judging by its most up-to-date showcasing, nevertheless, we’re nonetheless a bit hesitant it’ll ship on expectations.
New Launch Date: Sept. 4, 2020
Closing Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Version
I’ve to present myself a public pat on the again right here for calling out that Closing Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Version (what a mouthful) would get delayed this 12 months lower than 12 hours earlier than Sq. Enix got here out with the announcement.
One thing in regards to the lack of gameplay and information on what was a remaster of a beloved title in one of the iconic online game collection simply felt off. Sadly, Sq. Enix introduced that Crystal Chronicles’ remaster could be delayed from its January 2020 launch date.
On the time, no new launch date was given exterior of a basic Summer season 2020 window. Nonetheless, simply final month, the developer did reveal that the sport will launch worldwide on Aug. 27.
New Launch Date: Aug. 27, 2020
The Final of Us 2
Naughty Canine’s newest masterpiece, The Final of Us Half II was sadly delayed on the tail-end of final 12 months for an anticipated launch in Could. The sport would inform the following chapter of Ellie and Joel’s story, and the way Ellie finds herself dead-set on a quest for vengeance.
Sadly, PS4 house owners had been left disenchanted a mere month earlier than the sport’s slated Could launch, when Covid-19 reared its ugly head and precipitated logistical points for corporations the world over. Sony was one such affected enterprise, and so indefinitely delayed The Final of Us 2 till the scenario was a bit clearer.
Quick ahead a couple of extra weeks and a submit on the PlayStation Weblog revealed that The Final of Us Half II would launch on June 19. With that having been and gone, and The Final of Us 2 being the most effective video games we’ve performed this 12 months, we’re blissful to say it was properly well worth the wait.
New Launch Date: June 19, 2020 (Out Now!)
Dying Mild 2
The primary Dying Mild took loads of gamers by stunning. A stealth launch in the course of January 2015 led to loads of gamers initially overlooking the title, however when folks started getting their arms on it, the mix of parkour and zombie-killing proved to be an excessive amount of enjoyable to place down.
With Dying Mild 2, the world is in a brand new, trendy “Darkish Ages” and gamers will have the ability to discover a map 4 occasions the dimensions of the unique sport’s and can go about coping with completely different factions of survivors. The actions you make will finally decide the state of the sport world and the way the NPCs view you. Throw in four-player co-op and we’re all in.
Sadly, again in January, the Dying Mild Twitter account shared the disappointing information that Spring 2020 launch window could be missed. As an alternative, the sport was delayed indefinitely and we’re nonetheless none the wiser on when Dying Mild 2 will probably be in our arms.
With the PS5 and Xbox Collection X on the horizon and the sport’s author Chris Avellone lately departing following sexual misconduct allegations made in opposition to him, we may see Dying Mild 2 pushed into at the least the early months of 2021.
New Launch Date: TBA
Ghost of Tsushima
Sucker Punch’s Ghost of Tsushima is shaping as much as be the PS4’s swansong, with the PS5 as a result of hit retailer cabinets someday this vacation season. Gamers assume the function of Jin Sakai, a samurai warrior and one of many final surviving members of his clan following a ruthless Mongol invasion led by the Common Khotun Khan.
We had been presupposed to be diving into Ghost of Tsushima’s intense fight and sprawling open world tomorrow (June 26)! Sadly, yet one more sufferer of the Covid-19 outbreak resulted in Sony suspending its launch to July 17.
New Launch Date: July 17, 2020
Iron Man VR
Relating to superheroes that completely lend themselves to a digital actuality (VR) expertise, Iron Man will inevitably fall someplace across the prime of that listing for nearly everybody. I imply, Mr. Stark can fly about with jets on his arms and toes and blast baddies out of the air with out breaking a sweat. Who doesn’t wish to step into that swimsuit?!
Iron Man VR was presupposed to carry us precisely that on Feb. 28. This launch date wasn’t met, with an announcement in January stating that the event crew wanted extra time to “meet the excessive expectations of our wonderful group.” Sadly, yet one more sufferer of the Covid-19 outbreak, Sony opted to delay Iron Man VR by a pair months. The sport is now slated for a July Three launch.
New Launch Date: July 3, 2020
Everybody’s heard of Minecraft and so it ought to come as no shock that Microsoft and Mojang Studios took benefit of the block-building collection’ immense reputation and introduced Minecraft Dungeons.
A top-down dungeon crawler, gamers make their method by varied completely different Biomes, taking over iconic Minecraft mobs all within the hop of defeating the evil Arch-Illager as soon as and for all.
With quick however candy ranges, easy and compelling gameplay, and a ton of various difficulties to play by and loot to grind out, Minecraft Dungeons can hold you hooked for hours at a time.
As you might need guessed, Minecraft Dungeons was one other sport that succumbed to a launch date delay as a result of arrival of Covid-19 onto the world stage. Luckily, it solely turned out to be pushed again by a month or so, finally releasing on Could 26.
New Launch Date: Could 26, 2020 (Out Now!)