Emerging from a sort of technology shutdown caused by the pandemic, the major studios are back with new publications. What new games for PS5 can we expect in the second half of 2022? Has Microsoft prepared new game launches for Xbox One? And what about new games for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S? Here’s a calendar of upcoming game launches that will delight new-generation console gamers!
New game launches for PS5 in 2022
What new games for PS5 can we expect in the late summer and early autumn of 2022? Check out a detailed breakdown of the latest game launches in various genres for the latest PlayStation console below.
Stray is a game developed by BlueTwelve Studio, a small team from the south of France. Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the meticulously detailed, neon-lit alleyways of a cyber city falling into disrepair, which premiered on 19 July.
Release date: 19 July 2022
GigaBash is something for combat fans. The game is a fighting title developed by the independent studio Passion Republic Games. That production combines solutions known from such titles as War of the Monsters, Power Stone and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The whole thing is kept in the style of kaiju films, which means “monstrous beast” in Japanese.
Release date: 5 August 2022
Cult of the Lamb
We heard about the game Cult of the Lamb some time ago and we are finally getting closer to the release of the Massive Monster studio’s production. In Cult of the Lamb, we play as a lamb possessed by demonic powers who, as the newly minted leader of a sect, must build a loyal group of fanatics to help him defeat his enemies, whom he is rescued from his predicament by a demonic stranger. The protagonist is saddled with a debt of gratitude, and to repay it, he will have to rise to the head of an emerging sect and build a powerful and loyal group of followers. The Cult of the Lamb is one of the most interesting new game launches for PS5 this summer!
Release date: 11 August 2022
The next game in our list of news on PS5 is the latest F1 Manager. F1 Manager 2022 is the official race management simulation game for the 2022 Formula One, Formula Two and Formula Three Championships developed by Frontier Developments. It is the first instalment of the F1 Manager series and the first licensed management game since F1 Manager by EA Sports. As such, it is a real treat for fans of e-Motorsport.
Release date: 30 August 2022
September is full of new game launches for PS5, and one of the most interesting new releases is the latest NBA 2K23. It’s a tribute to Michael Jordan, who will appear on the game’s cover, and after a hiatus of several years, The Jordan Challenge mode will return, featuring 15 different challenges. It may not be a revolutionary change from previous versions, but fans will certainly appreciate the refresh.
Release date: 9 September 2022
Isonzo is a tactical FPP shooter produced by M2H studio in collaboration with Blackmill Games. It is the third instalment of the series, which also includes Tannenberg and Verdun. The M2H/Blackmill production is a tactical FPP shooter focused on multiplayer gameplay. As in the case of previous instalments, the developers put a lot of effort into reconstructing the realities of the Italian front at the time, not only in terms of weapons and equipment but also in geography.
Release date: 13 September 2022
Tunic is an action-adventure game created by Canadian independent developer Andrew Shouldice and published by Finji. The game was released in March 2022 for Microsoft Windows and macOS, as well as Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One as a temporary console exclusive, with PlayStation 4 and 5 players getting their turn at the end of September. Tunic is a game you will wreck more than one PS5 controller on, as it is dynamic, fun and addictive.
Release date: 27 September 2022
Finally, something for football fans – the legendary FIFA. FIFA 23 is the twenty-ninth instalment in the FIFA series and will be released worldwide on 30 September 2022 for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.
Release date: 30 September 2022
New game launches for Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S and new games for Xbox One
We have the summer and early autumn 2022 PlayStation launches wrapped up, so it’s time to discuss new games for Xbox Series X. What new game launches for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S can we look forward to?
Madden NFL 23
Madden NFL 23 is a sports game where we fight for victory against famous American football teams. For this game, you will need all the extra features your Xbox controller you can get. This year’s instalment will bring a certain evolution in the players’ behaviour and introduce new factors influencing their behaviour on the pitch. Unfortunately, in terms of gameplay mechanics, the title will not be particularly different from its predecessors. Existing systems and features will be improved, the visuals beautified and the players’ animations made more realistic.
Release date: 19 August 2022
Saints Row is a computer game series developed by studio Volition and published by THQ and Deep Silver. The gameplay in each instalment takes place in an open world and the productions combine elements of action-adventure games with non-linear gameplay and racing sequences. In our opinion, this is one of the most interesting new game launches for Xbox One and X/S.
Release date: 23 August 2022
Soul Hackers 2
Now something nostalgic. Next on our list of the most interesting new game launches for Xbox Series X is Soul Hackers 2, the sequel to the iconic 1997 game. It’s an RPG video game developed and published by Atlus that will appeal to all fans of anime. Soul Hackers 2 is set in the 21st century, during a war between the Yatagarasu and the Phantom Society, two opposing factions of Devil Summoners. Definitely worth a look!
Release date: 26 August 2022
Commandos 3: HD Remaster
Commandos 3: HD Remaster is a remaster of the 2003 released game Commandos 3: Heading for Berlin, it will offer made-from-scratch models and textures, as well as improved controls, interface and tutorials. Commandos 3: HD Remaster will debut on 1 September this year. Target hardware platforms include PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch (as well as Xbox Series X/S and PS5 thanks to backwards compatibility) In addition, the title will be available at launch with a Game Pass subscription.
Release date: 1 September 2022
Grounded is a great survival video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Xbox Game Studios. It is not completely new, as the game was previously released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One in early access in July 2020. However, it is scheduled for a full release on 27 September 2022. It promises to be a truly high-end entertainment experience for gamers.
Release date: 27 September 2022
Console launches after summer 2022
There are plenty of new premieres to look forward to this summer! Both new games for PS5 and new game launches for Xbox One will be delightful! There’s a lot to choose from, so be sure to stock up on a new game and have fun!