Top 10 Upcoming First Person Shooters in 2016/2017
#10 – Dead Island 2
Dead Island 2 is an upcoming action role-playing survival horror video game developed by Sumo Digital and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game was originally being developed by Yager Development, until Sumo Digital took over development in March 2016. It is the sequel to 2011 video game Dead Island and the third major installment in the Dead Island series. The game’s main storyline is set several months after the events of Dead Island and Escape Dead Island. Unlike its predecessors, which took place on islands as the titles state, Dead Island 2 takes place in locations in California.
#9 – Homefront the Revolution
Homefront: The Revolution is an upcoming open world first-person shooter video game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver, and is the sequel to Homefront. The game is set to be released on 17 May 2016 in North America and 20 May 2016 in Europe for Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
#8 – Lawbreakers
LawBreakers, previously known under the codename BlueStreak, is an upcoming video game developed by Boss Key Productions and published by Nexon. The game was set to be free-to-play, but in March 2016, director Cliff Bleszinski announced that they had abandoned the format and shift to a pay-to-play release.
#7 – Battleborn
Battleborn is an online first-person shooter video game being developed by Gearbox Software, to be published by 2K Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Battleborn will be the first intellectual property created by Gearbox Software since Borderlands in 2009. The game is to be released worldwide on May 3, 2016. Labelled as a “hero shooter”, the game will feature multiplayer online battle arena elements.
#6 – Shadow Warrior 2
Shadow Warrior 2 is an upcoming first-person shooter video game in development by Poland-based indie development studio Flying Wild Hog and published by Devolver Digital. It is the sequel to the 2013 reboot of Shadow Warrior. Scheduled for release in 2016, Shadow Warrior 2 will come out for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
#5 – Rising Storm 2: Vietnam
Rising Storm 2: Vietnam is a sequel to the stand-alone expansion pack to Rising Storm and focuses on the Vietnam War. It is being developed by Tripwire Interactive and Antimatter Games. Announced on June 17, 2015, the game is currently in development.
#4 – Titanfall 2
Titanfall 2 is the sequel to the Xbox One exclusive mech-based shooter, Titanfall. However, unlike its predecessor, Titanfall is not a platform exclusive. On March 12, 2015, Titanfall founder and CEO Vince Zampella confirmed Titanfall 2 is in development and will be released on multiple platforms.
#3 – Overwatch
Overwatch is an upcoming multiplayer first-person shooter in development by Blizzard Entertainment. Unveiled at BlizzCon 2014, the game emphasizes cooperative gameplay using a cast of various “heroes”, each with their own abilities and roles within a team. The game entered closed beta in North America and Europe on October 27, 2015, with plans to bring the beta to Asia at a later date.
#2 – DOOM
Doom (stylized as DOOM and originally known as Doom 4) is an upcoming first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game will be a reboot of the Doom series and is the first major installment in the series since the release of Doom 3 in 2004. Doom is set to be released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 13, 2016.
#1 – Deus Ex Mankind Divided
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is an upcoming cyberpunk-themed action role-playing video game—combining first-person shooter, stealth and role-playing elements—developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix as a sequel to the 2011 Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Set two years after Human Revolution, Mankind Divided features the return of Adam Jensen, with new technology and body augmentations. It is played from the first-person perspective, with a third-person perspective cover system.
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