Part 2 of my Top 20 most anticipated PC games of 2019.
I began my Top 20 most anticipated PC games of 2019 with part 1. Now it’s time to conclude with part 2. The same rules from part 1 (for what games qualify for the list) still apply. Let’s get to it.
Assetto Corsa Competizione
Q1 2019 (Out of Early Access) | Kunos Simulazioni | Link
Assetto Corsa showed that Kunos are very capable of making a good sim racer. Assetto Corsa Competizione seems to be a more condensed effort, as it focuses on GT racing. Featuring weather conditions, a new ranking system, and – most importantly – VR support. Currently in Early Access, and looks promising so far.
TBA | CD Projekt Red | Link
We don’t know for sure if Cyberpunk 2077 will be released in 2019. I think it’s a possibility, which is enough for it to make the list. Ignoring the hype surrounding this game, CD Projekt Red’s track record is enough for me to be excited about this title. Oh, and the fact that it’s Cyberpunk themed, because you can’t get enough of that!
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
2019 | Moon Studios | Link
I loved Ori and the Blind Forest, so naturally I’m excited for the sequel. With an improved combat system, a new speedrunning feature, and even more gorgeous visuals, there’s plenty to be excited for.
2019 | Mimimi Productions | Link
I’ve never actually played any of the previous Desperados instalments. Desperados III, however, is being developed by the team that brought us Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, which I loved. From the gameplay we’ve seen, it looks like Shadow Tactics with a western theme. Hopefully, some fresh ideas will be thrown in as well.
SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE
Q1 2019 (Out of Early Access) | SUPERHOT Team | Link
Standalone expansion to the original SUPERHOT. From what I understand, this expandalone takes Endless Mode from the original game and expands it into it’s own idea. When SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE leaves Early Access, it will be free to everyone who owns the original game on Steam. Expect a review when that happens!
Don’t Starve: Hamlet
April 2019 (Out of Early Access) | Klei Entertainment | Link
The latest expansion to survival game Don’t Starve entered Early Access in November 2018. The Shipwrecked expansion really cemented Don’t Starve as one of my favourite games of all time. From what I know of Hamlet, it looks like it could be the biggest shake-up the game’s ever had.
15th February, 2019 | 4A Games | Link
Metro Exodus takes it’s impressive first-person shooting mechanics, terrifying enemies, and post-apocalyptic atmosphere; and puts it into open environments. Hopefully, the transition will go down well.
2019 | Double Fine Productions | Link
We finally got a trailer for Psychonauts 2 at The Game Awards 2018. I adored Psychonauts and, up until a few years ago, I didn’t think we’d ever get a sequel. Double Fine doesn’t exactly have a great track record with crowdfunding, but I’m still hopeful.
TBA | Klei Entertainment | Link
Sci-fi themed RPG with some interesting ideas. Including procedurally generated NPCs, and a turn-based party combat system that emphasises subduing your enemies rather than killing them. It’s currently unclear whether or not Griftlands will even release this year.
Oxygen Not Included
TBA (Out of Early Access) | Klei Entertainment | Link
The third entry on the list to feature a game by Klei Entertainment. Can you tell that I’m a fan? Space Colony game that has been compared to the likes of Dwarf Fortress, with Klei’s unique flair. Here’s hoping it will fully release this year.
And that’s my Top 20 most anticipated PC games of 2019.
What games are you looking forward to in 2019?