The annual E3 show is upon us, and all the major gaming companies are flocking to the event to show off their latest goods. This year, PC games seem to be a huge hit while both PlayStation and Xbox unveil equally irresistible games. From STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II, to a new series ANTHEM, all the way to the highly anticipated SPIDER-MAN which hits the market a little after the film, these are the best highlights from Microsoft’s E3 2017 presentation.
Release Date: Fall 2018
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Anthem is an upcoming cooperative online experience in a world that is sci-fi/fantasy. There is a lot of excitement over this game as it is BioWare’s latest franchise. The visual quality of the game is pretty remarkable, and being the free-world roaming game that it is, expect a lot of excitement around every corner. The game will be available on Xbox One, PS4 and Microsoft Windows.
#4: God of War- Be A Hero
Release Date: Early 2018
Developer: Santa M0nica Studio
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
As the eighth installment of the God Of War series, sequel to God Of War III (2010), this third-person action-adventure game will take place in the world of Norse Mythology- as opposed to all the previous games which were based on Greek Mythology. Kratos will return as the protagonist, but now as the protector and mentor of his son, Atreus. The game will be available solely on PlayStation 4.
#3: Call Of Duty: WWII
Release Date: 3 November, 2017
Developer: Sledgehammer Games
This upcoming first-person shooter game is the first of the Call Of Duty series to be primarily set during World War II since Call Of Duty: World At War in 2008. The game was announced 21 April, 2017 with a reveal trailer released on 26 April, 2017. This game is available on all platforms (Xbox One, PS4, Microsoft Windows).
#2: Assassin’s Creed Origins
Release Date: 27 October, 2017
Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
This action-adventure stealth game is the tenth major installment in the Assassin’s Creed series and successor to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (2015). The plot is set in a fictional history of real-world events and will act as a prequel for the series, displaying the origins of the struggle between the Assassins, who fight for peace with liberty, and the Templars, who desire peace through order.
The story is set in Ptolemaic Egypt and follows Bayek, a Medjay, as he works to protect his people from threats. The open world design lets players freely roam Egypt. The game is played from a third-person view and its world can be navigated on foot, horseback or boat. Origins will not feature any multiplayer gameplay.
The game is available on Xbox One, PS4 and Microsoft Windows.
#1: Star Wars BattleFront 2
Release Date: November 2017
Developer: EA Dice, Criterion Games, Motive Studios
Publisher: Electronic Arts
In this action-shooter edition of the Star Wars game series, much like it’s three pervious predecessors, Star Wars BattleFront II is obviously based on the film series. It features a single player campaign, characters and locations from the prequel and sequel trilogies, and classes in multiplayer. It will be available for play on PS4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.