Top 25 Upcoming PC Games for 2021 and Beyond

Whatoplay presents 25 Upcoming PC titles coming out next year!

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1. Hitman 3

The world’s greatest assassin accepts his final contract in this dramatic finale of the stealth-action series from IO Interactive. In this third major installment, players will venture into new locations and take out their targets with surgical precision. It’s set to release this 20th of January, 2021.

2. Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time Remake

Ubisoft’s grand return of their fabled IP made old fans happy, despite the polarizing art direction. This Remake revitalizes the energy of the 2003 original with improved visuals, combat and so much more. Players will find an expanded mythos of the Sands of Time with more surprises in store as the game comes out this January 21, 2021.

3. Outriders

One of the many third-person shooters coming out in the months to come, this drop-in/drop-out shooter from Square Enix takes multiplayer co-op to a different direction. With 2 other players, craft powerful weapons and adapt to its harsh dystopian environments. This shooter RPG is coming out on the 2nd of February, 2021.

4. Little Nightmares 2

The second installment of the beloved AND terrifying platformer from Tarsier Studios. This sequel features a new playable character instead of the iconic yellow-coat girl and it will take players beyond the usual nightmarish places from the original. More monsters await these little protagonists, and more mysteries are itching to be solved. Coming this February 11, 2021.

5. Far Cry 6

The next chapter of Ubisoft’s renowned open-world first-person shooter is taking players to another war-torn locale. Lead a band of freedom fighters and stop the tyrant Anton Castillo from gaining more power. No gameplay details are released so far, but its cinematic trailer gave players enough of a taste of what’s to come. It’s coming out sometime this March 2021.

6. Humankind

Developed by the same minds as the impressive 4X fantasy strategy, Endless Legend, Amplitude studios is taking on Human History. Instead of just sticking to one civilization, like the popular Civ series, Humankind will allow players to go through six different eras from the pages of our own history. It's coming out sometime this April 2021.

7. Mass Effect: Legendary Edition

The long-rumored collection of the science fiction epic from BioWare is now official. Relive the trilogy once more and meet fan-favorite characters from the Mass Effect series. This Collection has a Remastered treatment, completely upgrading Commander Shepard’s experience in all three titles. Not only that, a new Mass Effect title is also in the works! The Legendary Edition comes out sometime this Spring 2021.

8. Darkest Dungeon II

The madness continues in this latest chapter from Red Hook Studios’ roguelike RPG. The Eldritch truth comes in many forms and this sequel aims to find the light at the end of the tunnel. Return to the journey of these troubled characters as they venture into oblivion… in 3D. Experience a fresh yet familiar quest once more as the Dungeon opens sometime this 2021.

9. Scorn

A familiar kind of horror awaits players next year. This first-person survival shooter feels like it came from H.R. Giger’s handiwork. In this nightmarish dimension, explore a vast and labyrinthian world littered with boundless Lovecraftian dread. Scorn’s unique ‘full body awareness’ feature adds a level of immersion to the journey.

10. The Ascent

Neon Giant’s very-own take on the cyberpunk genre lets players go on a solo or co-op mission with a friend. It’s no easy feat, since The Ascent takes place in a massive structure and the main goal is to escape this massive tower from hostile thugs and police. Played from an isometric perspective, players shoot and loot their way to freedom. Begin the climb once it comes out sometime this 2021.

11. Hogwarts Legacy

The Harry Potter franchise still lives on, despite its numerous controversies. Every gamer potterhead’s dream is finally coming true, they can now enjoy a full-fledged RPG set within the halls of Hogwarts. This time, players sort their own houses, craft their own potions and cast their own spells. It’s coming out this 2021.

12. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

Just like Cyberpunk 2077, Bloodlines 2 hasn’t really been consistent with its release dates ever since its numerous delays. A follow up to the 2004 cult classic, players engage in their vampiric adventures in the 21st century. Settle into the underworld gloom of nighttime Seattle and create tough choices that shape the game’s branching storylines. It’s coming out sometime this 2021.

13. Syberia: The World Before

Kate Walker’s next globetrotting adventure takes her to exciting places. Her spelunking days get bigger with each release and this time with more mysteries waiting. Travel to the vast European continent in search for answers in its stunning atmospheric world. It’s set to release sometime this 2021.

14. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

After a decade, the sequel of this classic post-nuclear shooter is finally coming. Putting immersion to the next level, this first person shooter takes players into a massive irradiated wasteland. Now going full open-world with fresh mechanics, this journey isn’t a walk in the park. It’s coming out as a Microsoft exclusive sometime this 2021.

15. Resident Evil Village

The Resident Evil series makes a comeback and this time it’s sticking to its established first person formula. Ethan Winters will take the role of the protagonist once again and players will lead him into an uncharted European village full of witches and werewolves. The survival horror elements will get a massive upgrade and players will constantly feel anxiety and fear in each passing moment. It’s set to release sometime this 2021.

16. Halo Infinite

343 ups the ante of Master Chief’s action-packed space opera with a bigger world to explore in this highly anticipated sequel. The recent gameplay footage shows a lot of promise, despite a few mixed reactions .It’s unfortunate we don’t get to see Master Chief debut with Microsoft’s latest console, but let’s hope the game is actually better than expected when it releases next year.

17. Gotham Knights

Gotham has no shortage of superheroes, and this time, the students have learned from their mentor. Developed by the team behind Arkham Origins, this action-packed Batman game will introduce an online co-op mode to play with friends. Explore Gotham like never before and team up to stop the resurgence of the Caped Crusader’s enemies. It’s slated for a 2021 release date.

18. The Outlast Trials

Red Barrels’ next chapter to their frightening survival horror goes multiplayer. No longer will players suffer alone with its terrifying creatures, now they can bring their friends in a series of challenging gauntlets… all in an effort to escape from this sadistic playground. There’s not much details available yet, but it will definitely make players shit their pants once it comes out next year.

19. Diablo IV

We’re finally getting a fourth installment to their long running Diablo series. BlizzCon is just around the corner and unfortunately, the details are scarce as of the moment. All we know so far is that it revitalizes the isometric gameplay of the previous trilogy, bringing in a familiar yet new approach to its challenging dungeon-crawling adventures. We’ll hear more about this title next year.

20. Overwatch 2

Speaking of BlizzCon, another IP from Blizzard is getting the sequel it needs. Overwatch 2 will introduce new characters, game modes, story missions and a slew of improved gameplay for a bigger audience. There’s nothing concrete as to how these changes will turn out, but by the time next year’s BlizzCon is over, we may get a release date.

21. Path Of Exile 2

The path continues in this massive follow-up to the free-to-play ARPG from Grinding Gear Games. Known for their extensive character choices and skill trees, it looks like that tradition will go on in more ways than one--starting with one of the most creative character selections yet. After suffering from a major delay this year, the developers are hard at work to polish their ambitious chapter for next year.

22. Baldur’s Gate III

Larian Studios has been dominating the RPG scene since the release of their Divinity series, so it was a no brainer to let them handle the revival of a classic RPG. This latest installment will bring the magic of the good ol’ days. Players choose their classes and build up their character to fight against brain-hungry creatures. It’s currently available on Steam’s Early Access if players want to get a taste of its RPG mechanics before it comes out next year.

23. Dying Light 2

It’s unfortunate to see this title slowly losing its release date after numerous delays, but this zombie playground from Techland is still coming out, but with no definite release date yet. Dying Light 2 will focus on giving players the definitive sandbox experience, bringing in player choices that affect the game’s overarching story.

24. Hellblade II: Senua’s Saga

Ninja Theory’s nordic action-adventure game is also coming out next year as a Microsoft exclusive. Taking place right after the events of the first game, we now see a vengeful Senua ready to raze hell. There’s not a lot of info available yet, all we know is that Senua is out for blood.

25. Starfield

Now that Bethesda is under Microsoft’s hands, the future of Starfield becomes clearer with each passing day. Before The Elder Scrolls VI releases, we will witness their experimental science fiction open-world RPG first. There are no details for this title yet, but it’s certainly ambitious, knowing Bethesda’s track record.