Most Anticipated Games of 2019
Looking ahead at the next year in gaming
Another year has come and gone, and our favorite industry is pushing ahead. As is tradition, now is the time for the team at New Game Network to look ahead, and name our most anticipated games for 2019. We're hoping this will be an exciting year, with many promising titles on the horizon, and with many more that we don't even know exist yet. As such, below is our alphabetically-arranged lineup of titles that we're collectively most excited about for the next twelve months! Only games with a confirmed 2019 launch window were considered in our voting.
Anthem is a co-operative Action-RPG. Join with up to three other players and assemble high-tech, hand-crafted, uniquely powerful exosuits. With every mission, you and your Javelin exosuit grow in power. The Javelin exosuits – and accompanying gear, weapons, and equipment – can be heavily customized and personalized as you rank up and defeat powerful foes. As a live service experience, Anthem will change and grow over time – introducing new stories, challenges, and cataclysmic events.
When: February 22, 2019
Set in the Pacific Northwest, Days Gone is an open-world action-adventure game where you play as Deacon St. John, a Drifter and bounty hunter who would rather risk the dangers of the broken road than live in one of the “safe” wilderness encampments. The game takes place two years after a global pandemic has killed almost everyone, but transformed millions of others into what survivors call Freakers – mindless, feral creatures, more animal than human but very much alive and quickly evolving.
When: April 26, 2019
Devil May Cry 5
Several years have passed in Devil May Cry 5 and the threat of demonic power, long since forgotten, has returned to menace the world once again. Humanity’s last hope will rest in the hands of three lone demon hunters, each offering a radically different play style.
When: March 8, 2019
DiRT Rally 2.0
DiRT Rally 2.0 lets players power their car through real-life off-road environments in New Zealand, Argentina, Spain, Poland, Australia and the USA, with only your co-driver and instincts to guide you. Race on eight official circuits from the FIA World Rallycross championship, complete with licensed Supercars and support series. Build your team, expand your own garage of vehicles, manage a roster of staff and develop your Service Area facilities.
When: February 26, 2019
Far Cry New Dawn
Far Cry New Dawn, the standalone sequel to Far Cry 5, takes place in a world recovering from a devastating nuclear catastrophe. It will be up to you to help protect a radically transformed Hope County and its Survivors from a new threat. Lead the fight against the Highwaymen as they seek to take over the last remaining resources. Fight to survive in a post-apocalyptic world as you take up arms to fight alongside a friend in online co-op.
When: February 15, 2019
Kingdom Hearts III
Set in a vast array of Disney and Pixar worlds, Kingdom Hearts III follows the journey of Sora, an unknowing heir to a spectacular power. Sora is joined by Donald Duck and Goofy to stop an evil force known as the Heartless from invading and overtaking the universe. Sora, Donald, and Goofy unite with iconic Disney-Pixar characters old and new to overcome tremendous challenges and persevere against the darkness threatening their worlds.
When: January 29, 2019
The list continues on the next page!