And when it comes to Virtual Reality, the possibilities are endless.
Think about being in a virtual world. We have all experienced this in one way or another whether through the latest adventure video games, watching movies or even using Google Maps Street view. Even though there are already several different forms of VR like Vive and Oculus Rift that has almost similar features, there are still no clear cut rules on which one is better.
But for now let us set the topic of Virtual Reality aside and focus on its mother technology which is about to be more advanced than ever before with the latest introduction of 5G Network. This means you soon get to play games at higher resolutions, faster frame rates with extremely low latency and extremely high bandwidth.
Let us discuss what this means for you as a gamer and how it is going to make an impact, say in 2021. The introduction of 5G will take care of several things that need attention such as higher resolution, faster response times and more which leads to better Virtual Reality experience. The games will look better and will be more responsive which also means more immersive experiences.
Let us now talk about how some of the best VR games are going to look once 5G is introduced. These are just speculations based on the current state of Virtual Reality technology, the rate at which it is advancing and what else needs to happen for gamers to experience
The best, here are 10 games to look forward to in 2021.
1. Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
The Final Fantasy series is one of the most successful RPG game series ever made and has created its own fan following all over the globe with it’s action-packed story line, great characters and fantastic world that constantly amazes gamers and raise the bar for high quality video games.
Most of these amazing features would not be possible without the company having a strong technological foundation that this game is based on. The Final Fantasy XIV uses DirectX 11 which is still in use in most modern PC games like Grand Theft Auto 5, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and many more. The game is also compatible with Playstation 4 that has strong hardware support for Virtual Reality.
The Final Fantasy XIV has the full capacity to become an immersive VR experience, and because it’s already using DirectX 11 there will be no need of making significant changes except adding better graphics. This will make the game available for use on PC as well as Playstation 4 which will make it one of the best games to experience Virtual Reality 2021.
2. Cyberpunk 2077 (CD Projekt)
This futuristic first person shooter was announced a few years ago and since then gamers have been waiting for any information or update on this game. The company has kept its silence over the issue, but the game is still under development and by 2021 there would be big changes.
The game will take place in a Cyberpunk world where everything is run by machines like Artificial Intelligence which means that by then, technology would have advanced to the next level especially for video games. The company has already confirmed that it’s using latest 4K resolution and NVIDIA GameWorks technology for the development which means that the game would have a cutting-edge graphics and performance.
The company has also confirmed that it’s going to be compatible with Virtual Reality headsets once they are available in the market. So gamers get ready to play Cyberpunk 2077 in Virtual Reality 2020.
3. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (Capcom)
Resident Evil had a good start and was one of the first games to create so much hype in the video game industry. The best part is that it lives up to its name and delivers some amazing features like scary gameplay, thrilling action and an extremely terrifying story line.
With such great success, the Resident Evil series has also evolved in terms of technology and graphics that it’s no longer just about survival aspects but is more action, adventure oriented with terrifying story lines to make your skin crawl.
This will mean that by 2021 virtual reality technology will be much stronger than its current state, making this game even more immersive to play. Capcom has confirmed that the game will use NVIDIA GameWorks technology which is also used by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Tom Clancy’s The Division and Far Cry 4.
4. Call of Duty WWII (Activision)
Call of duty series has always been about killing enemies using new weapons in extreme conditions whether it’s ground or air combat. But the majority of Call of Duty series in recent years has started using futuristic elements in its gameplay. This means that gamers will no longer be having fun on foot or inside a tank, but there would be spaceships, robots and other high-tech gadgets which make it a first person shooter experience like never before.
This is where virtual reality technology kicks in. Since Call of Duty is already using advanced graphics, it will become much more exciting to play if you can experience it with immersive VR headsets 2021. Activision has confirmed that the game will be compatible with Playstation 4 and Virtual Reality so gamers get ready for some excitement.
5. Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)
Of all the games that are mentioned on this list, Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most awaited games. The game would have advanced storyline with advanced graphics more than it’s predecessor. This will make gamers experience a shootout in open fields more realistic and thrilling than ever before.
Rockstar Games has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto V will be compatible with Playstation 4, Xbox One and Virtual Reality headset 2021. This means that gamers can play this game in virtual reality to experience the great outdoors even more excitingly.
6. Assassin’s Creed Origins (Ubisoft)
Assassin’s Creed is probably one of the best games to be released this year which takes you back to ancient Egypt when pyramids were built and Cleopatra ruled the country. The game is set in a third person perspective and focuses on stealth and action element to kill enemies without getting noticed.
The Assassin’s Creed series was evolved from fighting zombies to crusades and then into an open world with exciting missions where you could capture districts, assassinate or rescue people and so much more.
Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin’s Creed Origins will be compatible with Virtual Reality headsets 2021 which would make this game even more thrilling to play because you can experience the battles and killing enemies in first person view like never before.
7. Tom Clancy: The Division 2 (Ubisoft)
The Division series has evolved into something different than what it was in its previous version. The developers of the game have changed the gameplay to make it an action oriented, first person shooter like never before. This means that gamers can now play missions on foot or inside a helicopter which makes the experience more exciting.
Ubisoft is working towards the future of gaming and have already confirmed that Tom Clancy: The Division 2 will be compatible with Virtual Reality headsets 2021. These are the new technologies gamers can experience in upcoming years which means you need to upgrade your pc or console for better results.
8. Fallout 4 VR (Bethesda)
Fallout series has grabbed attention on account of its impressive scenario and gameplay in the past and Fallout 4 is no different. The game takes you back to Boston where time has stopped and people are struggling for survival after a nuclear war.
Bethesda Studios has confirmed that Fallout 4 VR will be compatible with Virtual Reality headsets 2021 which means gamers can experience this game in first person view like never before. This will surely make the game more thrilling and exciting than ever before.
9. FIFA 18 (EA)
FIFA series has gained a lot of popularity in the past years because of its amazing gameplay and realistic graphics which makes it one of the best games to play with friends. It is not just sports, but you can also play all kinds of modes with different characters which makes it more thrilling than ever before.
EA has confirmed that FIFA 18 will be compatible with Playstation 4 and Virtual Reality headset 2021 so gamers can experience the game in first person view like never before. This means you can actually watch your favorite team play in front of you in virtual reality which is the future of gaming.
10. Need For Speed: Payback (EA)
When it comes to racing games, one cannot miss the Need For Speed series because it is a classic series that includes all kinds of modes with several characters and interesting setups which makes racing more exciting than ever before.
EA has confirmed that a new Need For Speed game will be launched in 2021 which would be compatible with Virtual Reality headsets 2021. This means that gamers can watch their favorite car race in front of them in 3D mode which is something you have never experienced before.
It has not been confirmed if these games are being developed by the said developers or they are just speculations of the fans. But paying attention to these games is expected because they are all about Virtual Reality and gamers can experience them like never before in 2021.
It is true that video game development cycles take more time than movie or TV shows but it is expected that these games will be at least in the testing modes by 2021. There may be some issues but these games will surely revolutionize the gaming industry.
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