…from The Washington Post….
For its many miseries, 2020 delivered some extremely memorable video games. And now, with the arrival of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, there’s more reason than usual to get excited for the offerings of the year ahead.
Here are the titles we’re most eagerly anticipating. While not all release dates have been confirmed for 2021, we’ve included games that are believed to be coming before Jan. 1, 2022.
Available on: PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia
Recent games in the Hitman franchise have taken a games-as-service approach; they are supported and expanded upon long after their initial release. IO Interactive is continuing that with the release of “Hitman 3.” Coming Jan. 20, players who already own “Hitman 1” and “Hitman 2” can import their maps into the third game to continue from where they left off, and can expect regular updates to the game post-launch….
image…Washington Post illustration; Sony Interactive Entertainment, Microsoft, IO Interactive, Ubisoft