20 Upcoming PC Games of 2017 Everyone is Waiting for!

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In the gaming industry, PS4 and XBOX have been dominating among the gamers. However, PC gaming currently is at its best compared to the past few years. Here we will talk about the 20 most anticipated upcoming pc games this year.

1.Sniper Elite 4
Publisher & Developer: Rebellion Developments
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Genre: Tactical Shooter, Stealth

Sniper Elite 4
Sniper Elite 4

Italy, 1943. Set in the midst of World War II, Sniper Elite 4 gives a same first person sniper shooting adventure as its predecessor in the series. The game is set around the protagonist Karl Faiburne, covert agent and elite marksman, who fight alongside the brave men and women of the resistance to help free Italy from the Nazis. The game also provides an adversarial multiplayer mood and Co-op of 2 players. The game will support DirectX 12 on PC.

The game usually includes stealth based tactical shooting where the player hide behind enemy lines and terminates targets and hostiles. The most interesting part of the game is the X-ray kill cam which shows the bullet from the sniper’s rifle to the target and body or internal body organs being broken or ruptured by the bullet. The game provides a huge open world map, new climbing and stealth system and much more. All in all, the game has the potential to be a good sniper shooting game.

2.For Honor 
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Genre: Action, Hack & Slash

For Honor
For Honor

Coming as open beta from February 9 to 12, For Honor is an online action fighting game. However, the game will provide a full Single Player campaign. The game features a melee combat system described as “The Art of Battle” by the developers.

The game provides with three factions, Knights, Samurai and Vikings. Each faction come with 4 different class fighters with their own perks and skills. Throughout the campaign and multiplayer player will accompanied by numerous AI minions to fight. Players can gain perks upon performing certain actions and these perks will allow the player to gain additional points and strengths, call in a barrage of arrows, or catapult attack or heal themselves.

The interactive combat system, “The Art of Battle” will allow the player two hold the melee weapon in different angles which will help attacking or blocking an opponent. This new fighting system will surely give the player more control and add dynamics to 1v1 combat.

After showing a great potential in last year’s E3 and till now judging from all the beta test previews, For Honor is a game worth buying. We are holding it among the top most anticipated upcoming PC games.

 

3.MX Nitro
Developer: Saber Interactive
Publisher: Miniclip
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Genre: Racing

MX Nitro
MX Nitro

There are very few racing games which are on the upcoming PC games’ list. Fans have high hopes MX Nitro. After Ubisoft’s trials of fusion, this game has high expectations to meet.

The mad-motocross nitro-fueled game is packed with 55 different and unique stunts which the player can make on mid-air. However, timing is crucial or instead of performing a jaw dropping trick the player will end up biting dirt. The game provides 40 hours long Solo-campaign with boss-races. Also, one can test their skills with other player’s ghosts PvP. Both bike and rider are customizable.

Preform epic stunts, use multiple stunts to make awesome combos in wonderful maps.

4. Halo Wars 2
Developers: 343 Industries & Creative Assembly
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Release Date: February 21, 2017
Genre: Real-Time Strategy

Halo Wars 2
Halo Wars 2

This upcoming real-time strategy game brings the well-known franchise of Microsoft, Halo. It is a sequel to the 2009 game, “Halo Wars”. The game features two factions, humanity’s main military arm and UNSC (United Nations Space Command). The game is a hybrid of action-oriented and classic tactical gameplay modes.

The game will have a Single Player campaign where the player will be Captain Cutter who with his crew will face one of humanity’s formidable threats yet, The Banished. This fierce and powerful Brute faction is led by a cunning and lethal warrior race, Atriox. The game also features a number of multiplayer modes which can be played with up to six players.

RTS games are the best games for PC. Halo Wars 2 will surely hold high expectations among its fans.

 

5.Nier: Automata
Developers: Platinum Games
Publisher: Square Enix
Release Date: TBC, 2017
Genre: Action Role-Playing

Nier: Automata
Nier: Automata

Nier: Automata, an action-packed RPG has been under production since 2014. The game puts the player in an open world environment where the player can control multiple characters where new characters are unlocked with each playthrough of the story mode.

YoRHa No. 2 Model B, a female android whose main traits are being calm and composed, is the main protagonist. The game will put the player through a rollercoaster of emotions.

Though its predecessor failed to meet the expectations of the fans as it had poor pacing and dull combat regardless of having a captivating story and intriguing mix of genres. Since that, Square Enix has enlisted one of the best action game developer to ensure the sequel can win the hearts of RPG gamers. Judging from the previews and the thirty minute teaser gameplay, the game shows a relentless roller coaster ride packed with fast paced actions righting the predecessor’s wrongs.

6.Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands
Developer: Ubisoft Paris
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release Date: March 7, 2017
Genre: Tactical Shooter

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands

Among the upcoming PC games, this game surely makes the top chart. Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands is an open world tactical shooter games. The game might follow the footsteps of The Division, released on the previous year. However, this game will surely have a larger map and lots of variations and customizations for the gameplay and multiplayer.

The game is set in Bolivia where the land is ruled by the Santa Blanca drug cartel. The player’s main objective is to eliminate the leaders running the cartel and eventually break the connection between the cartel and the corrupt government.

The game can be played either solo or co-op online. The 4 players in co-op will be in the solo campaign, except in solo the rest 3 will be AI ghosts who will aid the player accomplish mission objectives. The game is currently in closed beta tests.

7.Tekken 7
Developer: Bandai Namco Studios
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment
Release Date: June 2, 2017
Genre: Fighting

Tekken 7
Tekken 7

Tekken 7 had a limited arcade release in Japan in March 2015. An updated version of it Tekken 7: Fated Retribution of it is set to release in June 2017 on PC, PS4 and XBO.

The game is promised to give a seamless story experience which will blend flawlessly into fierce battles. This game will end the 20 year long Mishima feud and unveil an epic ending. In total of 30 playable characters will be available to choose from where Akuma, a Street Fighter crossover character is also present. The game is great buy for those who love 1-on-1 combat.

8. Mass Effect Andromeda
Developer: BioWare
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date: March 21, 2017
Genre: Action Role Playing, Third Person Shooter

Mass Effect Andromeda
Mass Effect Andromeda

“Get ready, Andromeda. We’re coming.” Mass Effect Andromeda gives player the opportunity to travel to the closest neighbor galaxy, Andromeda. The player will take the responsibility of the pathfinder whose job is to find a habitable planet for the twenty thousand crew on board the mother spaceship. If one has previous experience of playing one of the games of this franchise, one is surely to find this game interesting.

The player will be able to choose one character either male or female, which is chosen from two Ryder twins. This game takes place 600 years after Mass Effect 3 and takes the player to a new galaxy, searching for a new home for humankind. As Bioware’s games goes, Mass Effect Andromeda is considered the best upcoming PC game and expected to take the game of the year award.

The Mass Effect fans are very excited about the new game as BioWare gained high praise for many games in the past years, thus giving this game a very high expectation bar.

9.Outlast 2
Publisher & Developer: Red Barrels
Release Date: Q1, 2017
Genre: Survival Horror

Outlast 2
Outlast 2

On the list of latest PC games, on the horror genre is Outlast 2. It is the sequel to the 2013 video game Outlast. It is a first-person survival game where the player is a journalist named Blake Langermann who went to the Arizona desert to investigate the murder of a pregnant woman, Jane Doe.

The game is all about running, hiding and making fast decisions. The player will have little choice to fight back. Handed with a camera, and a limited night vision which requires batteries, the player will find the game both mentally and psychologically challenging. Judging from the previous game of the series, this game will surely leave some players with nightmares.

10.Sniper: Ghost Warrior3
Publisher & Developer: CI Games
Release Date: 4th April, 2017
Genre: First-person Shooter, Tactical Shooter

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3

It’s a modern-day conflict, taking place in Georgia where the player will be equipped with advanced gears and a deadly sniper rifle to eliminate intruders and stop another certain cold war from happening. Unlike the past two games of the franchise, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 will feature an open world gameplay. The player will play as Jonnathan “Jon” North, an American marine captain. The game is currently running on closed beta.

The game revolves in three aspects: target, execute and survive. Players can complete the mission as they see fit; either by choosing stealth or gun to gun combat or weapons & gadgets provided. As the name of the game suggests, in most of the missions, player will be given the field to snipe the target. According to the developers the player can perform “extreme navigations”, such as parkouring, climbing ledges and rappelling. Finally, the game will also have all the perks of an open world game, for example, day night cycles, safe houses, mini map and vehicles to navigate.

Among the few confirmed FPS games listed on our upcoming PC game’s chart, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is aiming high. “You have to throw away everything you know about the series, since Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 is a redefinition of the franchise developed from scratch and with a much-higher budget,” Marek Tymiński, CEO of developer CI Games.

11. Prey
Developer: Arkane Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release Date: May 5, 2017
Genre: First-Person Shooter

Prey
Prey

This game is a reimagination of the 2006 shooter game Prey, however, it showed very few or no similarity with the previous game. Compared to one of the best games of Arkane, Dishonored, this game might also give diverse powers to the protagonist to solve in game tasks as the player sees fit.

Set on 2032, the player, Morgan Yu will find himself board on Talos 1, a state-of-the-art R&D facility, in an alternative timeline where John Kennedy is not assassinated. The new trailer of the game also suggests that the protagonist can also be female, carrying the same name. Described by the publisher, “Morgan Yu is Morgan Yu, he or she will be defined by the choices you make”.

The gameplay is based on survival & shooting by using different tools and weapons which are discovered in Talos 1. The player can evolve his or her skills gained from the aliens through gameplay. Arkane describes it as “a first person sci-fi action game that reimagines the franchise from the ground up… with an added psychological twist”.

12.RiME
Developers: Tequila Works, Tantalus Media
Publisher: Grey Box Games
Release Date: May, 2017
Genre: Adventure game, Platform game

RiME
RiME

RiME is an adventure type new PC game coming this May. It’s the only platform game on our list of upcoming PC games. In platform games, the player guides an avatar to jump between suspended platforms, obstacles etc. As a platform game RiME got very good reviews in the community. According to its developers, RiME is not only a puzzle solving game, but also indulges the player into a dreamy world that captures childhood.

In RiME the player will play as a young boy who woke up on mysterious island after a torrential storm. The island is filled with wild animals, ruins and a massive tower which pulls the player towards it, thus making it the goal of the player which is to reach the tower. The game features in exploration, solving puzzles, finding secrets and being enchanted by the beautiful world that captures the wonders of the Mediterranean through a fusion of captive music and color.

13.South Park: The Fractured but Whole
Developer: Ubisoft San Francisco
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release Date: Q1, 2017
Genre: Role-playing

South Park: The Fractured but Whole
South Park: The Fractured but Whole

Like the previous game, South Park: The Stick of Truth, the player will play as the New Kid who will newly join the South Park favorites Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman. The game will provide a hilarious and outrageous gameplay where player will become a superhero and join the group of crime fighters with Coon and Friends. One of the upcoming PC games this year is South Park: The Fractured but Whole which surely holds a great expectation among the fans of South Park.

The game begins with the South Park superhero band breaks into two groups as Cartman’s planned film franchise creates conflict. Thus, the two groups break into civil war. Unlike the previous game, this time player will get to choose the gender of the New Kid.

14.Vampyr
Developer: Dontnod Entertainment
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Release Date: Q4, 2017
Genre: Action Role-Playing

Vampyr
Vampyr

Among the games coming out this year, Vampyr is an action-role playing game with a darker setting PC. Set in early 20th Century, in the game the player will play as Jonathan Reid, a vampire doctor and deal with the choice of following the Hippocratic Oath or the newfound bloodthirsty nature of a vampire.

This game will provide a semi-open world map where the player can actually finish the game without taking any lives. Or, they can choose a darker path. The choices the player will make throughout the campaign will affect the ending of the game.

 

15.Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III
Developer: Relic Entertainment
Publisher: Sega
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Real-time strategy

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

The upcoming real-time strategy game is Dawn of War III of Warhammer 40,000 series and third to the stand-alone title Dawn of War which is exclusive to Microsoft Windows. There are in total of three factions Space Marine, Ork and Eldar. There is little information about how the Single Player campaign will turn to be with the factions. However, like most other RTS games Dawn of War III multiplayer with both 1v1 and co-op. The game also supports modding.

This time the game will include large-scale walker units: Imperial Knights, Wraithknights and Gorkanauts which will surely add catastrophic battles as seen in the cinematic trailer of the game.

16.Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
Publisher & Developer: Capcom
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Fighting

Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite

One of the most anticipated fighting game, especially for the fans of Capcom, is Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. This game is the perfect combination of Marvel and Capcom where heroes and characters of both universe face each other on 1v1 combat.

Though it is uncertain of how many characters will be available to the players, judging from the trailer, the game is surely to fascinate the gamers with combos, special moves and fast paced fighting.


17.Agents of Mayhem
Developer: Volition
Publisher: Deep Silver
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Action-Adventure

Agents of Mayhem
Agents of Mayhem

The fifth installment to the Saints Row series is the Agent of Mayhem. This open world action adventure game takes place on the recreated Earth after the ending of Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell. In the game, Mayhem stands for, M.A.Y.H.E.M: The Multinational AgencY for Hunting Evil Masterminds. The objective of the player is to stop L.E.G.I.O.N: The League of Evil Gentleman Intent on Obliterating Nations. The game takes in Seoul: The City of Tomorrow.

The evil organization is doing a coordinated and devastating attack on world’s nations. To stop the supervillain organization from destroying cities the player will be given agents whom they can choose to fight with. Till now only four agents’ characteristics and skills have been published; Fortune, Hardtack, Hollywood and Rama. However, there will be in total of 12 playable characters. The player can enter the battle field with three agents at a time and swap in between them on the fly for maximum mayhem.

 

18.Metal Gears Survive
Developer: Konami Digital Entertainment
Publisher: Konami
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Survival Action

Metal Gears Survive
Metal Gears Survive

After Hideo Kojima left the metal gear franchise to work on Death Stranding, Metal Gear Survive is the first post-Kojima game in the metal gear series. Metal gear survive is a co-op survival game. It is the first and only zombie game in our list of upcoming PC games.

The game takes place in the era of “Big Boss”. Just after the evacuation of Big Boss and Kazuhira Miller from the Mother Base, a big wormhole opens in the sky and takes the whole base and remaining soldiers to another world full of hostile, crystalline zombie like creatures. The objective is to survive in the hostile world and find materials to go back. The player can play the game in Single Player which will make the game more challenging and stealthy. Also, the game is designed to be played as 4 players co-op. The game’s trailer shows lots of actions, a base which is can be enforced by the player and tactical gameplay via the interaction of 4 players in co-op.

19.Divinity: Original Sin II
Publisher & Developer: Larian Studios
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Role-Playing

Divinity: Original Sin II
Divinity: Original Sin II

 

Divinity Original Sin II is a role-playing game (RPG) with turn based combat and supports both co-op and competitive multiplayer. The game takes place centuries after the previous game. Taking place in present time, the player is set of in a time of wars and religious persecution. After the Bishop Alexandar’s declaration that all Sourcerers are criminals, the player will participate in a group of four Sourcerers in a quest to defeat him.

The player will get to choose the race, stats, origin story and features of the character at the start of the game. Throughout the game, the player can recruit up to three companions to aid him in his work. The companions will become playable characters in cooperative multiplayer mode. Thus, the game has 4 player co-op. The character’s chosen back story will decide the upcoming dialogues and quests.

 

20.Sea of Thieves
Developer: Rare
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Adventure

Sea of Thieves
Sea of Thieves

Among the latest games releases this year, the last to make in our list is an action-adventure game Sea of Thieves. Set in a pirate world with ships, islands and treasures, the game strongly focuses on cooperative gameplay mechanics. The player will join a crew, either via matchmaking or inviting friends. Together the crew will set sail on a ship, find treasures and sell them for gold. The cooperative system will also allow other crews to make the game a PvP in a shared world map where the two crews can fight over the treasure.

As the whole game is set on the basis of co-op, sailing ships, fining treasures using the map, digging the treasure, protecting it and finally selling it for gold, will require strong cooperation among the crew members. The game is currently being tested in closed alpha and it is being developed directly by the community’s feedback. Unfortunate for Single Player fans, the game will not provide any offline experience for the players, it is an always-online experience.

For the most part, we can see 2017 is packed with lots of interesting and exciting games. In our 20 most anticipated upcoming PC games, we have revised many games of different genres. Though most of the games actual released date is unannounced, we will surely update the release dates as soon as the dates are published by the correspondent publishers.

 

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