15 New Video Games We’re Pumped Up to Play This 2022

Which game are you most excited to play this year?

The year has only begun, but the future is already bright for all kinds of gamers– whether they own a PlayStation, Xbox, PC, or Nintendo Switch. After all, 2022 marks the arrival of some of the most awaited games across different consoles such as Elden Ring, God of War: Ragnarok, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel.

If you’re wondering which other video games are set for release this year, our latest list has you covered! Below are some of the titles we just can’t wait to get our hands on this year!

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction (January 20)

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBox One, XBox Series X/S, and Google Stadia

This Rainbow Six spinoff offers a co-op tactical gameplay perfect for friends who love first-person shooter games. When the Chimera parasite that caused the Outbreak in New Mexico turned up in different US areas, the Rainbow Exogenous Analysis & Containment Team (REACT) organization was formed to combat its spread. As part of REACT, your mission is to find out more about the parasite and the creatures it has spawned to save the world’s future.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus (January 28)

Nintendo Switch & Nintendo Switch Lite

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The beloved game franchise is taking it to the next level with Pokemon Legends: Arceus— a 3D open-world game that’s set in a long-gone era of the Sinnoh Region. Survey, catch, and research familiar and new Pokemons to complete the very first Pokedex!

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Dying Light 2: Stay Human (February 4)

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBox One, & XBox Series X/S

Set 20 years after the events of Dying Light, this sequel puts you in the shoes of a parkour expert who uses his skills to get around the City, not only plagued by zombies but is also torn by conflicts by its remaining survivors. Hone your skills, create allies, take down foes, and find the truth behind your memories. The fate of the City is in your hands.

Horizon Forbidden West (February 18)

PlayStation 4 & PlayStation 5

The sequel to the popular game Horizon Zero Dawn brings back Aloy, the young Nora Tribe huntress who lives in a world plagued by mechanical beasts. When a mysterious plague kills everything in its path, Aloy must venture into the deadly Forbidden West to find its source and stop its spread.

Elden Ring (February 25)

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBox One, & XBox Series X/S

Elden Ring follows the Tarnished who were exiled from the Lands Between. As one of the Tarnished, your quest is to seek the Great Runes– remnants of the Elden Ring and brandish its power to become the next Elden Lord of the Lands Between.

Gran Turismo 7 (March 4)

PlayStation 4 & PlayStation 5

Fans of racing games are also in for a treat with the upcoming arrival of Gran Turismo 7. The real driving simulator offers over 420 cars, over 90 track routes, and a staggering collection of gaming modes. Buy, tune, race, and hone your skills to unlock more cars and challenges in the seventh installment of the famous racing game!

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands (March 25)

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBox One, & XBox Series X

A spin-off of the Borderlands game franchise, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands takes players to a high fantasy world full of whimsy and wonder, courtesy of the unpredictable Tiny Tina. Roll your multiclass hero and loot, shoot, slash, and cast your way through monstrous dungeons on a quest to stop the tyrranical Dragon Lord.

STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl (April 28)

PC and XBox Series X/S

The sequel to the award-winning, post-apocalyptic shooting game takes you to the heart of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone which is now filled with violent mutants, deadly anomalies, and warring factions. As a lone stalker, you get to explore a 64-km² open world, choose from over 30 weapons with various modifications, and create allies and foes to survive the radioactive zone.

God of War: Ragnarok (2022)

PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5

In preparation for the prophesied war that will end the world, Kratos and Atreus must journey into the Nine Realms, gathering allies and facing fearsome foes that include Norse gods and monsters, but the threat of Ragnarok will have them choosing between the safety of the realms and the safety of their family.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel (2022)

Nintendo Switch & Nintendo Switch Lite

Another much-awaited sequel, Nintendo’s Breath of the Wild sequel brings players back to the vast open world of Hyrule, now faced with an even bigger threat. The teaser for the game also reveals Link’s new abilities, new forms of foes, and more breathtaking views that the game is known for.

MultiVersus (2022)

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBox One, & XBox Series X/S

The biggest video game crossover of the year, MultiVersus from Warner Bros. gathers popular characters from different media and pits them against each other in a fighting game. Some of the characters include Adventure Time‘s Finn and Jake, Game of Thrones‘ Arya Stark, Scooby-Doo‘s Shaggy, Justice League superheroes, and more!

Bayonetta 3 (2022)

Nintendo Switch & Nintendo Switch Lite

When mysterious life forms that appear to be neither angel nor demon create further chaos on the streets, the ever-graceful Bayonetta arrives with her guns, her signature Witch Time power, and her new Demon Masquerade ability to end their frenzy.

Gotham Knights (2022)

PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, XBox One, & XBox Series X

In DC’s new open-world action RPG, Gotham is left without its protector after Batman’s demise. The Batman Family, which consists of Nightwing, Batgirl, Red Hood, and Robin, will then have to step up to take his place, especially now that a new criminal underworld is clawing its reach across the city streets.

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League (2022)

PC, PlayStation 5, and XBox Series X/S

Gamers can also enter the world of DC as its iconic villains from the Suicide Squad. Set in Metropolis, you get to play characters like Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark in a war against invading aliens and the Justice League superheroes who are now determined to destroy the city they once vowed to protect.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora (2022)

PC, PlayStation 5, XBox Series X/S, and Google Stadia

Immerse into Ubisoft’s upcoming video game that’s based on James Cameron’s hit film Avatar. In this first person, action-adventure game, you play as Na’vi who must embark on a journey across a never-before-seen part of Pandora– the Western Frontier. Explore a world filled with unique creatures, meet new characters, and thwart the threat brought by the RDA forces.

Looking for more games to play on your favorite gadgets? Check out more of our video game lists.

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