2022 has already been a great year for gamers and the gaming industry. We’ve already got some amazing games like Horizon: Forbidden West, Elden Ring, and lately Gran Turismo 7, and much more. It’s only March, and gamers have a long and immersive ahead of themselves in the future with games like God of War Ragnarok over the horizon. Although April might not be as densely packed with amazing games, there are still some great games you can try and play. Here are the best games that will be released in April 2022.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (April 5th)
Star Wars fans are having a great time this year. First, the Boba Fett series and then the release date of the most anticipated series of Obi-Wan Kenobi. That is not the end of it. Star Wars fans can play The Skywalker Saga LEGO game on their PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on April 5th. This game will feature all 9 installments of the Star Wars film series, starting with Phantom Menace and ending with The Rise of the Skywalker. Players can enjoy the game with almost every main character of the series, and more characters will be added in the future via DLCs.
MLB The Show 2022 (April 5th)
The most favorite baseball video game, MLB The Show 22, will be available for PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch on April 5th, 2022. Although it is not the most anticipated sports game of this year, baseball fans will surely pay attention to it. For the first in the history of the series, MLB The Show 2022 is coming to all consoles. However, Xbox Game Pass subscribers won’t need to purchase the game because the game will be available on Game Pass subscription on the first day.
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers (April 7th)
Chrono Cross is an RPG game initially released in 1999 for the PlayStation console. After 23 years, a remastered version of this beloved and classic RPG is coming for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch by the name of Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers on April 7th. Like most RPG games made by a Japanese studio, Chrono Cross also has its own taste in fantasy, telling the story of a boy named Serge, who is trapped in a parallel world where he died as a child. It is a game you should not pass on if you love a good and classic Role-playing video game.
Godfall: Ultimate Edition (April 9th)
Initially released for PlayStation 5 and exclusively available on Epic Store, Godfall: Ultimate Edition is finally hitting Xbox consoles and Steam on April 9th, 2022. Although the game suffered from bugs and technical issues when it was released, the Ultimate Edition has fixed almost every single of those issues. Godfall is one of the best games that will be out in April 2022. Prepare yourself for having a great, action-packed experience without worrying so much about the technical issues that might come out of nowhere.
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (April 12th)
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is a real-time strategy game set in 80s Japan, where many high school students are dragged into a futuristic war. The game’s story is told in a non-linear way requiring the players to pay more attention to the timeline of events to fully understand it. Players can control 13 characters in three-sectioned gameplay; Remembrance, Destruction, and Analysis The game was firstly released for PlayStation 4 in 2020, which players and critics liked very much. 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim will be available for Nintendo Switch on April 12th.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (April 20th)
The only issue Star Wars fans will face this year is the lack of time to play Star Wars games and watch every series. The Force Unleashed, considered one of the best games made in the universe of Star Wars, is coming to Nintendo Switch on April 20th, 2022. This is a great month for Switch owners and Star Wars fans. The game is set between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. This released might lead to the announcement of the remastered version of The Force Unleashed or even the reboot of the series.
Nintendo Switch Sports (April 29th)
Back when Wii Sports was released for the Wii console, everyone would play the game for its hybrid gameplay. Now it seems the baton has been passed to Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch Sports is the third entry in the Wii Sports series, coming to Nintendo’s hybrid console on April 29th. It is one of the best games releasing coming in April 2022. This game will include tennis, bowling, and swordplays like the previous game alongside three new games: soccer, volleyball, and badminton. Players would use the console’s Joy-Cons to play the sports game similarly to how they used Wii controllers. Nintendo Switch is known for its family-friendly games, and this might be the best game to play with a family.