E3 2017 brought back the PC Gaming Show, which brought a slew announcements and updates regarding current and upcoming PC games. Here’s everything that was announced on stage:
XCOM 2 Expansion Announced
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen was the first game announced at the E3 2017 PC Gaming Show. War of the Chosen is twice the size of any previous expansion. It releases on August 29th 2017.
Harvest Moon, Animal Crossing, & Pokémon Have a Baby
Ooblets, an indie game that’s reminiscent of Animal Crossing, is full of farming, town life, and creature collection. Look for it sometime in 2018.
Battletech is a Turn-Based Mech Game
Battletech is a new game set within the Mech Warrior universe. If turn-based combat is your jam, then this game may be just what you’re looking for. You can sign up to play the Beta right now.
There’s a New Mount and Blade Game Coming
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord was presented in a trailer that was heavily focused on battle mechanics. Despite being announced in 2012, no release date has yet to be set.
Total War: Warhammer 2 Update
Total War: Warhammer 2, a name that seems to be synonymous with turn-based strategy, is receiving a hefty update. You can get your hands on it September 28, 2017.
Tunic Looks Like Zelda, but with Foxes
Tunic is a new Zelda-esque game that looks incredible. Please, watch the trailer.
New Killing Floor 2 Event Set in Creepy Carnival
The ever so popular zombie game, Killing Floor 2, will be receiving a one month long event themed around a horrible carnival. Expect new weapons, mini games, and zombies – all wrapped within a freak show theme. Killing Floor 2’s new event will be available on Steam on June 13, 2017.
The Last Night is a Cyberpunk Side-Scroller
The Last Night employs interesting art direction within a 2.5D Cyberpunk side-scroller configuration. Its first E3 appearance was on the Xbox stage earlier on Sunday.
Arma & Day Z Developer Announces Ylands
I’ve often said to myself there aren’t enough exploration-based survival games. Coming from the developers behind Arma and Day Z, Ylands looks to fill that void.
Ready at Dawn Announces Lone Echo
Ready at Dawn introduced a new VR title, Lone Echo. The singleplayer experience is based around a cybernetic AI who works on a mining station somewhere within the rings of Saturn. The multiplayer portion seems heavily influenced by Ultimate Frisbee, if it were to take place in Zero G.
Lawbreakers Receives a Release Date
Cliff Bleszinski stepped onto the stage Monday morning to show off his newest project, Lawbreakers. Lawbreakers is releasing on August 8, 2017 for $30 on both PS4 and PC.
Wargroove, the Advance Wars Spiritual Successor, Demonstrates Gameplay
Wargroove, a turn-based strategy game [for up to 4 players] took the stage to demo its in-depth campaign and map editor.
Microsoft Announces Age of Empires: Definitive Edition
Finally closing out the show was Age of Empires: Definitive Edition. Twenty years in and this classic PC title gets an upgrade in graphics and modernized game mechanics.
That wraps up the E3 2017 PC Gaming Show. Let us know which announcements have you most excited!