The most anticipated video games of 2023: get ready to play! - Gamestate

The most anticipated video games of 2023: get ready to play!

Video games have come a long way since their inception. From simple pixelated graphics to immersive, lifelike environments, the gaming industry has evolved rapidly, providing gamers endless hours of Entertainment. As we enter 2023, the anticipation for new video games is at an all-time high. 

In this article, we'll discuss some of the most anticipated games of 2023, from classic franchises to new IPs.

Star Wars Jedi Survivor

This upcoming game in the Star Wars universe follows the story of Cal Kestis, a lone Jedi Padawan who survived Order 66 and is trying to survive in a galaxy dominated by the Empire. 

Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, is developing the game, and we couldn't be more excited.

Release date: June 22nd.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

The Batman: Arkham series creators' came back with an action third-person shooter video game...and so are Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark.

Amanda Waller's Task Force X will team up in this upcoming single-player game that features a narrative where The Justice League want to destroy the city they once vowed to protect. 

Players can switch between characters as they fight against the mighty DC Super Heroes.

Release date: May 26th.

Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (a.k.a Breath of the Wild 2)

Breath of the Wild was a game-changer in the industry, captivating players with its expansive open world and action-packed innovative gameplay, so it's safe to say that its sequel, Tears of the kingdom, is one of the most anticipated games of 2023.

While we only know little details about the game, the latest trailer is as epic as one can expect, and we're excited to see what Nintendo has in store for us fans.

Release date: May 12th. 

Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl

In 2007 GSC Game world released the first Stalker game, and ever since then, fans have eagerly awaited a sequel. 

The upcoming game, Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl, is set in a post-apocalyptic world where players must survive in a dangerous and hostile environment.

Release date: Someday on 2023

Hogwarts Legacy

Set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter, Hogwarts Legacy allows players to create their character and attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1800s, where they can learn spells, brew potions, and explore the magical world. 

Beware, though, because your character is crucial to a secret that threatens to destroy the Wizarding World, and your legacy will be what you make of it.

The release date for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One: is April 4th 

Final Fantasy XVI

The latest installment in the beloved Final Fantasy franchise, Final Fantasy XVI, promises a stunning RPG with breathtaking graphics, a rich and engaging storyline, and exciting new gameplay mechanics.

Although it has 15 entries before this one and 35 years' worth of history, players only need experience before getting into XVI.

Release date: June 22nd.


From the makers of Skyrim and Fallout, Starfield is an upcoming sci-fi RPG that promises to be an expansive and immersive space adventure. 

The game is set in a brand new universe by Bethesda Game Studios. "The Settled Systems" is an exciting space exploration game. It is set approximately 50 light-years away from the Solar System. The game includes a compelling story and customizable characters.

Release date: Expected sometime in 2023.

Diablo IV

Diablo V is the next installment in the iconic action-RPG series, Diablo. It will surely be a hit among franchise fans as the High Heavens and the Burning Hells continue their endless battle. 

Diablo IV features stunning graphics, a deep and engaging storyline. Its exciting new gameplay mechanics promise to keep players hooked for hours on end!

Release date: June 23rd.

Street Fighter 6

"Street Fighter 6" is the latest entry in the long-running fighting game franchise. It will feature new characters, gameplay mechanics, and visual enhancements.

This game is sure to be a hit among both casual and hardcore fighting game fans. They will have to take on the challenge and get to the next level, punch by punch.

Release date: June 2nd.


Redfall is created by the same makers of Dishonored and Prey. Thi release is a new co-op first-person shooter video game set in a vampire-infested open world. 

Players must team up to battle against powerful vampire enemies and explore a sprawling and atmospheric game world.

Release date: May 2nd 

Hollow Knight Silksong

A sequel to the critically acclaimed indie hit Hollow Knight, Hollow Knight Silksong puts players in the shoes of Hornet. A fierce warrior exploring a stunning new world filled with danger and adventure. 

The game features beautiful hand-drawn graphics, challenging gameplay, and a captivating story.

Release date: Somewhere down the line of 2023

Minecraft Legends

A new spin-off of the popular sandbox game Minecraft will be live this year!

Minecraft Legends will be an action-packed adventure game featuring iconic characters from Minecraft lore.

 The game promises to be a fun and exciting addition to the Minecraft universe.

Release date: April 18th.

The video game industry has a lot in store for gamers in 2023

With many exciting new releases and highly anticipated sequels, there's no denying that 2023 will be an exciting year for video games. 

Of course, release dates can always change, and other games may come out of nowhere to surprise us all. But one thing is sure: 2023 will indeed have a video game that will capture your attention.

This year will be full of unforgettable gaming experiences. From classic franchises like The Legend of Zelda or some of the newer IPs.

Here at Gamestate, we've made our list. Have you made yours yet? Comment below and let us know!