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50 Most Anticipated Games of 2019

Games of 2019

2019 is in full swing and now that CES 2019 is over, we can focus on the year ahead and most importantly, the games ahead. 2019 has some killer titles coming your way from the first releases in January 2019 to the games we hope to see release this year. If you have not budgeted for gaming yet we suggest you do so as these are the 50 of the most anticipated games of 2019.

Release dates are subject to change. Some of these games are not confirmed for 2019 but we hope they release this year. The list is sorted by release date.

We count down the 10 upcoming games of early 2019 below

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

  • Release date: 18 January 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Become an ace pilot and soar through photorealistic skies with full 360-degree movement; down enemy aircraft and experience the thrill of engaging in realistic sorties! Aerial combat has never looked or felt better!

Resident Evil 2

  • Release date: 25 January 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

A deadly virus engulfs the residents of Raccoon City in September of 1998, plunging the city into chaos as flesh-eating zombies roam the streets for survivors. An unparalleled adrenaline rush, gripping storyline, and unimaginable horrors await you. Witness the return of Resident Evil 2.

Kingdom Hearts 3

  • Release date: 29 January 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One

Kingdom Hearts 3 tells the story of the power of friendship as Sora and his friends embark on a perilous adventure and support each other through difficult times. Sora is joined by Donald Duck and Goofy, two emissaries sent by King Mickey from Disney Castle, to stop an evil force known as the Heartless from invading and overtaking the universe. Through the power of positivity and friendship, Sora, Donald and Goofy unite with iconic Disney-Pixar characters old and new to overcome tremendous challenges and persevere against the darkness threatening their worlds.

Far Cry New Dawn 

  • Release date: 15 February 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Dive into a transformed vibrant post-apocalyptic Hope County, Montana, 17 years after a global nuclear catastrophe. Join fellow survivors and lead the fight against the dangerous new threat the Highwaymen, and their ruthless leaders The Twins, as they seek to take over the last remaining resources.

Jump Force

  • Release date: 15 February 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

The most famous Manga heroes are thrown into a whole new battleground: our world. Uniting to fight the most dangerous threat, the Jump Force will bear the fate of the entire humankind.

Crackdown 3

  • Release date: 15 February 2019
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Time to step up your boom and stop crime as a super-powered Agent in Crackdown 3’s open-world sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Explore the heights of New Providence, tear up the streets in iconic vehicles, and use your powerful abilities to stop a ruthless criminal empire. Play the campaign solo or with a friend in co-op mode or compete in the all-new “Wrecking Zone,” a multiplayer mode where destruction is your ultimate weapon.

Metro Exodus

  • Release date: 15 February 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Metro Exodus is an epic, story-driven first person shooter from 4A Games that blends deadly combat and stealth with exploration and survival horror in one of the most immersive game worlds ever created.

Anthem

  • Release date: 22 February 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Unite to Triumph as One: Join with up to three other players in co-op adventures rewarding teamwork and each individual’s skill.  Customizable Arsenal: Choose a powerful Javelin exosuit from your collection each time you enter the world. Personalize Your Javelins: Exosuits can be modified to be visual testaments of your achievements.

Trials Rising

  • Release date: 15 February 2019
  • Platforms: Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC

Explore over-the-top action and physics-bending motorcycle racing in the latest opus of the Trials franchise. All new features, more competitions and more tracks means new challenges. Ride challenging tracks around the world – from the Great Wall of China and New York City to the Eiffel Tower and everywhere in between.

Dirt Rally 2.0

  • Release date: 26 February 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

DiRT Rally 2.0 dares you to carve your way through a selection of iconic rally locations from across the globe, in the most powerful off-road vehicles ever made, knowing that the smallest mistake could end your stage.

Devil May Cry 5

  • Release date: 8 March 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

The Devil you know returns in this brand new entry in the over-the-top action series available on the PC. Prepare to get downright demonic with this signature blend of high-octane stylized action and otherworldly & original characters the series is known for. Director Hideaki Itsuno and the core team have returned to create the most insane, technically advanced and utterly unmissable action experience of this generation!

The Division 2

  • Release date: 15 March 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

In Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, the fate of the free world is on the line.  Lead a team of elite agents into a post-pandemic Washington DC to restore order and prevent the collapse of the city.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

  • Release date: 22 March 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

In Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice you are the ‘one-armed wolf’, a disgraced and disfigured warrior rescued from the brink of death. Bound to protect a young lord who is the descendant of an ancient bloodline, you become the target of many vicious enemies, including the dangerous Ashina clan. When the young lord is captured, nothing will stop you on a perilous quest to regain your honour, not even death itself.

Mortal Kombat 11

  • Release date: 23 April  2019
  • Platforms: Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC

Mortal Kombat is back and better than ever in the next evolution of the iconic franchise. The all-new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control to customise the fighters and make them your own. The new graphics engine showcasing every skull-shattering, eye-popping moment, brings you so close to the fight you can feel it. And featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s best in class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making.

Days Gone

  • Release date: 26 April 2019
  • Platforms: PS4

At its core, Days Gone is about survivors and what makes them human: desperation, loss, madness, betrayal, friendship, brotherhood, regret, love – and hope. It’s about how even when confronted with such an enormous tragedy they find a reason to live. Hope never dies.

RAGE 2

  • Release date: 15 May 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

An asteroid has annihilated 80% of the earth’s population, and humanity’s numbers are dwindling. Ruthless and bloodthirsty gangs roam the open roads and the tyrannical Authority seek to rule with an iron fist. As Walker, the last Ranger of the wasteland and a threat to their power, you have been robbed of your home and left for dead. Now you’ll have to rage for justice and freedom. With ludicrous vehicle combat, super-powered first-person mayhem, and an open world full of emergent madness, you will tear across an unforgiving wasteland battling sadistic gangs to find the tools and tech needed to crush the oppressive rule of The Authority once and for all.

Team Sonic Racing

  • Release date: 31 May 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Team Sonic Racing combines the best elements of arcade and fast-paced competitive style racing as you face-off with friends in intense multiplayer racing. Race together and work together as a team by sharing power-ups and speed boosts. Take control of your racing style – Choose from 3 distinct character types and unlock game-changing vehicle customization options to suit your racing style.

Phoenix Point

  • Release date: June 2019
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC

The new turn-based strategy game from Julian Gollop, creator of the original X-COM.

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

  • Release date: 21 June 2019
  • Platforms: Switch, PS4, Xbox One

Crash is back in the driver’s seat! Get ready to go fur-throttle with Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. It’s the authentic CTR experience plus a whole lot more, now fully-remastered and revved up to the max.

Shenmue 3

  • Release date: 27 August 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, PC

The brainchild of award-winning game director, Yu Suzuki, Shenmue is commonly known as one of the most ambitious game projects in history, which captured the imagination of players from around the world. Shenmue established the open-world format for action RPG games. An awe-inspiring world with an immersive story, featuring cinematic sequences, a realistic fighting system, and entertaining mini-games, Shenmue garnered acclaim and adoration all over the world.

The Outer Worlds

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

The Outer Worlds is a new single-player first-person sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division.

Lost in transit while on a colonist ship bound for the furthest edge of the galaxy, you awake decades later only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy the Halcyon colony. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter various factions, all vying for power, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.

Skull and Bones

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

It is the Golden Age of Piracy. Renegade captains command the most powerful weapons on Earth: warships. To go from underdog to pirate king, you must master sailing and naval combat while building powerful alliances no one can take down.

A Plague Tale: Innocence

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

A Plague Tale: Innocence tells the grim story of two siblings fighting together for survival in the darkest hours of History. It sends you on an emotional journey through the14th century France, with gameplay combining adventure, action and stealth, supported by a compelling story.

Animal Crossing Switch

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: Switch

Concrete Genie

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4

Concrete Genie is a game about a bullied teenager named Ash, who escapes his troubles by painting spectacular living landscapes and mischievous creatures throughout his abandoned hometown of Denska. As he masters this magical paint, he discovers it can purify Denska’s polluted walls. Can Ash overcome the bullies and paint his hometown back to life?

Diablo: Immortal

  • Release date: TB 2019
  • Platforms: iOS, Android

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Embark on an adventure with all new combat and customisation options while exploring a vast, exotic world encountering larger than life enemies and challenging puzzles. Seek help from discoverable allies on your path to unravel Ori’s true destiny.

Bloodstained

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Bloodstained is an exploration-focused, side-scrolling platformer featuring RPG and crafting elements. Koji Igarashi, the namesake of “Igavania”-style games, is leading the project, with Michiru Yamane composing the music and DICO leading the development. The game will be developed for Steam (PC/Mac/Linux), XBOX One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. You are Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist’s curse which slowly crystallizes your skin. In order to save yourself, and indeed, all of humanity, you must battle your way through a demon-filled castle summoned by Gebel, your old friend whose body has become more crystal than flesh.

Luigi’s Mansion 3

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: Switch

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: iOS, Android

In the Valley of Gods

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PC

From the team that brought you Firewatch, In the Valley of Gods is a sprawling narrative experience in remote, 1920s Egypt. You are Rashida, a disgraced former explorer and filmmaker given one last shot at the adventurous life you desperately miss. Somewhere, beyond the endless miles of dunes, ruins, and tombs lies an incredible archaeological discovery—but it can’t be found without the help of Zora, the former partner you vowed never to work with again.

Jedi: Fallen order

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

From Respawn Entertainment comes a brand-new action adventure game which tells an original Star Wars story around a surviving Padawan set shortly after the events of Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. The game will be released Holiday 2019.

The Elder Scrolls: Blades

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: iOS

Take the Elder Scrolls anywhere you go with The Elder Scrolls: Blades. Revealed during the 2018 Bethesda E3 Showcase, Blades is an all-new Elder Scrolls game from Bethesda Game Studios. Launching in fall 2018, Blades will be free-to-play on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

DOOM Eternal

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Developed by id Software, DOOM Eternal is the direct sequel to the award-winning and best-selling DOOM (2016). Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power with the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. As the DOOM Slayer, return to take your vengeance against the forces of Hell. Set to an all-new pulse-pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, fight across dimensions as you slay new and classic demons with powerful new weapons and abilities.

Code Vein

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

In the not too distant future, a mysterious disaster has brought collapse to the world as we know it.  Towering skyscrapers, once symbols of prosperity, are now lifeless graves of humanity’s past pierced by the Thorns of Judgment. At the center of the destruction lies a hidden society of Revenants called Vein. This final stronghold is where the remaining few fight to survive, blessed with Gifts of power in exchange for their memories and a thirst for blood. Give into the bloodlust fully and risk becoming one of the Lost, fiendish ghouls devoid of any remaining humanity. Wandering aimlessly in search of blood, the Lost will stop at nothing to satisfy their hunger. Team up and embark on a journey to the ends of hell to unlock your past and escape your living nightmare in CODE VEIN.

Psychonauts 2

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

At the end of 2015 we launched a crowdfunding campaign to create a sequel to Double Fine Production’s Inaugural game Psychonauts. Thanks to the generosity of thousands of fans around the world Psychonauts 2 is now in development!

Biomutant

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

BIOMUTANT is an open-world, post-apocalyptic Kung-Fu fable RPG, with unique martial art styled combat system allowing you to mix melee, shooting and mutant ability action.

A plague is ruining the land and the Tree-of-Life is bleeding death from its roots. The Tribes stand divided. Explore a world in turmoil and define its fate – will you be its saviour or lead it to an even darker destiny?

Dreams

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4

The latest experience from Media Molecule, the award-winning creators of LittleBigPlanet and Tearaway, Dreams is an ever-expanding game universe – exclusive to PS4 – where you explore, experience and play in the limitless imagination of players around the world.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: Switch

Assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast including the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and more! Team up with friends to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.

Dying Light 2

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Ghost of Tsushima 

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: PS4

Steel and swordsmanship – you must master both to survive in this colossal quest across 1274 Japan, where the Mongol army has taken over Tsushima Island.

Don your armour, sharpen your katana and strap on your longbow as you assume the role of Jin, a battered samurai who remains the island’s only hope against the ruthless Khan and his vicious empire.

Gears War 5

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Humanity’s reliance on technology has become their downfall and enemies are uniting to wipe out all survivors. As Kait, journey back to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what’s left.

The Last of Us Part 2

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: PS4

Death Stranding

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: PS4

Final Fantasy 7 Remake

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: PS4

Metroid Prime 4

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: Switch

Cyberpunk 2077

  • Release date: TBC 2019
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC

Halo: Infinite

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PC

Bayonetta 3

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: Switch

Beyond Good and Evil 2

  • Release date: TBC
  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, PC