As the first new entry in the first-person shooter franchise since 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians, this game launches with Xbox’s next gen console, Project Scarlett, in the holiday season of 2020. In a trailer shown at this year’s E3 convention, series protagonist Master Chief, a genetically superior Spartan soldier fighting against an alien race, makes a bold return.
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Quarantine
The latest tactical shooter title in the Rainbox Six franchise — promising more horror than previous entries — will be included in Ubisoft’s subscription service Uplay+.
Dying Light 2
This is a sequel to 2015’s action role-paying title Dying Light, set 15 years after the events of the first game. In a zombie apocalypse, infected survivor and protagonist Aiden Caldwell must use his parkour skills to navigate the city and continue to…survive against all odds.
Minecraft Dungeons (April)
The dungeon crawler was teased at Microsoft’s X019 event, where footage displayed the familiar blocky world with colorful combat and a multiplayer mode.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 5
The previous installment of the Activision first-person shooter series generated over $500 million in the first three days of release, so it’s safe to assume that Black Ops 5 — the fifth entry in the franchise — will create a similar stir.
This game comes 14 years after the first published game from Double Fine, and follows a young boy with psychic abilities who escapes the circus to join a summer camp for similarly gifted children.
Skull & Bones
Described by Ubisoft as a live-action, female-driven pirate drama, the game is written by Amanda Segel (Person of Interest, The Mist) and will form the source material for the upcoming TV series adaptation.
A VR game from Valve, Half-Life: Alyx is the first entry in the series in over a decade. The game welcomes newcomer Ozioma Akagha in the role of Alyx Vance, leader of the human resistance against an alien empire.