PC gamers get the best that developers have to offer in November. Not only are the mega-budget sequels that are garnering console players attention available, there are also a pair of anticipated PC-exclusive sims available: Football Manager 2017 and the game-changing expansion. The Sims 4: City Life. If it’s action you’re craving, the likes of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Dishonored 2 and Watch Dogs 2 should provide more than enough to satisfy you.
Here’s a look at the best PC games coming out in November:
5. Football Manager 2017
Developer: Sports Interactive
Release date: November 4
Geared for those who are more into the front office aspect of sports than on-field action, this sim lets you take control of your own soccer club, micromanaging everything from the financial side and player development in order to formulate a dominant franchise. Soccer nerds unite!
4. The Sims 4: City Living
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release date: November 1
One of the more compelling The Sims 4 expansions we’ve seen come along in the while allows you to shake things up from the usual formula. A varied metropolis with regular events, social gatherings and distinguished districts will help you play God to mess with your Sims’ careers, dating lives and social pastimes.
3. Watch Dogs 2
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Release date: November 15
If you’ve dreamed of becoming a social activist hacker, this is the fantasy fulfillment you’ve been craving. Set in a San Francisco plagued by an overbearing social network that doubles as an all-controlling security system, you are out to shake society free from technology’s shackles by undermining it with well-measured hacktivism disruption and violence.
2. Dishonored 2
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Developer: Arkane Studios
Release date: November 11
Slink and stab your way through the steampunk-inspired medieval world that the original game quickly established as one of the richest in gamedom. Set several years after the ending of the first game, you once again find yourself lurking in the shadows to take down guards and teleport across chasms to swipe artifacts, upgrade your powers and overthrow the dark forces that have cast you out of society.
1. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Developer: Infinity Ward
Release date: November 4
Few figured Call of Duty would ever reinvent itself as a sci-fi shooter that resembles the likes of Halo more closely than it does the World War II missions it thrived on just a few years ago. But many players who had tired of the near-future setting of the past several games are ready for the paradigm shift offered by Infinity Ward’s bold new direction for the sereis.
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