Awaited Video Games Releases in 2018

The new year of 2018 has already begun and just like always much is expected from this year especially on the gaming front as tons of most awaited games are set for release this year. Gamers definitely have high expectations from the coming year as tons of releases have been announced for the year and thus await the “Most Awaited Video Games Releases in 2018”. 

The previous year’s awaited video game releases has definitely increased the expectations of people to overcome the previous year’s awaited video game releases and the glitches among some of the games too. There might be a ton of releases happening this year but some of them have a ton of expectations from them due to the high hype developed by their small gameplay videos and amazing storyline within them. Thus giving us the list of ;

Most Awaited Video Games Releases in 2018 :

1) FAR CRY 5

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Far Car 5 being one of the most awaited releases among the upcoming games in 2018 is expected to release in all gaming consoles including PS4, Xbox One and PC. The story is based on a religious cult which has taken over Hope County, Montana. With multiplayer customization options, players will fight to liberate the people of Hope Country from a murderous oppression. The previous versions of Far Cry have definitely attained a ton of fan base over the years and thus increasing the expectations of the gamers in the coming version of it.  It is the eleventh instalment and the fifth main title in the Far Cry series. It is scheduled to be released on March 27, 2018. The game is being developed by Ubisoft Montreal, with Ubisoft Toronto, Ubisoft Kiev, Ubisoft Shanghai, and Ubisoft Reflections offering assistance for its scheduled release and hence tops our list of the most awaited video game releases this year.


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On the 2nd position of our awaited video games list, ‘Days Gone‘ being an upcoming Sony exclusive centres on a biker named Deacon St.John as he struggles to navigate and make sense of the apocalypse that has been caused due to some unknown reason. Featuring a beautiful world and impressively crafted hordes of enemies, days Gone is an intense and action-packed zombie experience. the game is being development by SIE Bend Studio making it their first intellectual property since Syphon Filter in 1999 and the first home console game developed by the studio since Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow in 2010. The game is expected to be published by Sony Interactive Entertainment only for PlayStation 4 in 2018, sadly the Xbox One owners won’t be able to have a taste of this game on their console yet making it one of the topmost awaited upcoming games in the year of 2018.



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‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ being a blockbuster developed by the famous Rockstar games is an open-world series set in the Wild West. The taste of the Wild West returns in Red Dead Redemption 2 with even more realistic graphics and a way too amazing storyline. The player return to the Old West and meet friends old and new as they attempt to navigate the hazards present in a lawless, dangerous place. The first version of the game did attract a ton of attention and same goes for the upcoming part. The trailer for the game has definitely made the gamers even more enthusiastic about the game and they surely can’t wait for it to release in the year 2018.


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Bioware returns with Anthem with its all-new franchise debuting in 2018. Set in a Sci-fi universe all its own, Anthem is a shared world shooter in which players are Freelancers, hunters sent to protect humanity from the forces that would destroy it.  It is slated for a 2018 release on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game is expected to feature both single-player and multiplayer playing format in the gameplay world that can have up to four squad members per team.The Teams can fight savage beasts and ruthless marauders while exploring lost ruins and experiencing massive, world-altering terrain occurrences, such as “Shaper Storms”.


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Last on our list of most awaited video games releases is “State of Decay 2”. ‘Undead Labs’ popular zombie survival game returns in this second instalment. The gamer works together with the other survivors to attempt to reconstruct a life in a world gone to hell, In this dynamic 3rd-person open world game the player fights through the city towards its end of the game. Must about the game has not been disclosed yet except the fact that its release is scheduled in 2018. The “The State of Decay” had attracted a ton of attention with its first release and the fans have a ton of the expectations from this next part.

With the games set to release in the current year, the gamers have definitely high expectations from the year and from the gaming companies itself and let’s hope that the games do live up to the expectations of the gamers and make a mark in the gaming industry.