Star Wars, Medal of Honor, or The Sims: At the Gamescom video game fair, the most important new releases were mostly old legends. It offered a sneak peek at the upcoming selection of the most exciting titles of the 2020 game year.
The coronavirus crisis does not stop at Gamescom either. Due to the global epidemic, the organizers moved the most important public game fair to the Internet from the Cologne exhibition halls weeks ago. This year it is taking place entirely digitally. Many new game hits were presented on Thursday evening as part of the two-hour video show Opening Night Live. The main titles of the opening show were:
Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart – Upcoming Games 2020
Coming for Playstation 5 in late 2020 / early 2021.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
The 17th part of the action game series transports players back to the Cold War era. Starting with the conflict in Vietnam through to the hunt for a Soviet spy, gunfire is going on around the globe on behalf of US President Ronald Reagan. Manufacturer Activision also promises a close connection with the current hit online game Warzone.
From November 13th for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Star Wars: Squadrons – Upcoming Games 2020
The space spectacle received the award for the best action game from Gamescom. Who hasn’t always wanted to jet through space like Luke Skywalker? Players fly for both the Empire and the Rebels as the story progresses. Accompanied by the well-known soundtrack of the films, virtual pilots throw themselves into the exciting missions and switch off enemy planes and defenses.
From October 2nd for PS4, PC, and Xbox One.
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The Sims 4: Trip to Batuu
The life simulation ‘The Sims 4’ gets a galactic expansion. The Sims will soon take part in Star Wars in their very special way. Here, players lead a life behind the scenes of the Star Wars universe, as it were like Sims characters. They dress in the style of well-known heroes, get a lightsaber, and design their own droid.
From September 8th for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Wasteland 3 – Upcoming Games 2020
The mix of role-playing and strategy game puts players in a crude post-apocalyptic world. While dialogues and assignments advance the storyline and development of the characters in a typical role-play manner, the battles get down to business. There, gamers have to prove their strategic skills and assert themselves against tough opponents to overthrow a dictator.
Starting August 28 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond
The action game takes players back to World War II. In France they fight as members of the Resistance against the German occupiers, take part in D-Day and prevent the launch of the V2 rockets. The single-player adventure sends gamers behind enemy lines and, thanks to virtual reality, offers many opportunities to interact with the environment.
Coming for Oculus Rift in late 2020.
Unknown 9: Awakening – PS5 Launch Titles
The biggest surprise of the evening was the announcement of this adventure game, which is set in India. A little girl named Haroona has supernatural mental powers which she uses against real and mystical attackers. In addition to the outstanding graphics, the great background music of the new insider tip is also striking.
For PC, Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X, still undated
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These were some of the highly anticipated upcoming games titles showcased at Gamescom 2020. Comment below for which title are you most excited for?