the most anticipated releases in 2023
Originally scheduled for 2022, the game from the Harry Potter saga will finally be released on February 10. And it is an understatement to say that it is expected. Designed as an open-world role-playing game, the player will be free to explore Hogwarts, the famous school of witchcraft, and its surroundings, at the end of the 19th century. Either before the birth of the famous wizard, hero of JK Rowling’s books. PS4 and Xbox One players will have to wait a little longer: the game won’t be released on older-generation consoles until April.
“Hogwarts Legacy: The Legacy of Hogwarts”, scheduled for release on February 10 (on PC, Xbox Series and PS5), April 4 on PS4 and Xbox One and July 25 on Switch.
“The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Realm”
How to succeed what is considered one of the best games of all time? In 2017, “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” exploded Nintendo’s popular license while pushing the limits of the open world. Carrying a sense of freedom as intoxicating as it is demanding, the title released on Wii U and Switch naturally called for a sequel.
First announced in 2022, “The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom” will finally be released in May 2023. In the daunting task of continuing the formula of its predecessor, while renewing it once again. For this new vintage, Link will have to take the heights, as the adventure will take place, for a good part, in the celestial Islands.
“The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom”, released on May 12, on Switch.
There aren’t many games that appeal to nostalgics like Diablo. After the first two parts of timeless beauty, the Blizzard license slightly damaged its image with the disastrous release of “Diablo III” in 2012. Since then, from patch to patch, this third opus has ended up winning the players heart.
For this fourth installment, Blizzard knew it was expected at the turn. To satisfy the players, the American publisher seems to have chosen to return to the sources of what has been the success of the series. Get out of the frequent micro-transactions of Diablo Immortal or the highly controversial Auction House of the third opus, and enter the traditional war against the demonic legions of Diablo.
“Diablo IV”, on June 6, on PC, PS5, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series.
The promise is beautiful. But, as often, it only attracts those who believe in it. Imagine: a space role-playing game, hundreds of procedurally generated planets, fully accessible and with their own fauna and flora, fully customizable ships… In terms of gameplay, Bethesda’s game will be based on solid elements that are in the saga ” The Elder Scroll”.
Although its secret, “Starfield” is at the crossroads of its destiny: will it become a new standard meter of video games or a new shot in the water for a studio struggling to renew the itself? after a very disappointing “Fallout 76”? Originally scheduled for the end of 2022, the game has been postponed but no date has yet been announced.
“Starfield”, scheduled for release in 2023, on PC and Xbox Series.
“Hollow Knight: Silksong”
This is probably the most anticipated indie game in recent years. If no date has been announced yet, Team Cherry’s Australians game should be released this year. In 2017, Hollow Knight, first of the name, made a sensational entry into the video game legacy thanks to its environment, its excellent gameplay and its relentless generosity. If this sequel should not break the formula that made the first opus so successful, this is an opportunity to return to Hallownest again. And why is his happiness sullen?
“Hollow Knight: Silksong”, released in 2023, on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Switch.
“Resident Evil 4 Remake”
With dozens of games, seven movies, novels, comics, “Resident Evil” is one of the most popular video game series in the world. But if there is one game from the license that marks its time, it is the fourth installment, which was released on the Gamecube in 2005 and launched the fashion for TPS, these third-person shooters. After 18 years, the game that brings Special Agent Leon S Kennedy to Spain is getting a much-anticipated remake.
Resident Evil 4 Remake, scheduled for release on March 24, on PC, PS4, PS5 and Xbox Series.