Just like the previous year, and the year before, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2016 saw every major game company show off their upcoming game titles. PC remains a major gaming platform, despite reports suggesting that the PC industry is shrinking. The trend that we noticed this year is that Microsoft has managed to convince game developers to release most major titles made for the Xbox console on Windows PCs as well. Every major title is expected on Xbox is slated to release on PCs as well.

After EA Sports and Bethesda stole the limelight in the build-up to the E3 2016, the spotlight is now on Sony as it announced the next God of War and Spiderman titles. We take a look at some of the new games for consoles and PCs which will show up by the end of this year, or by early next year.

Also read more on the games released earlier at the E3»

Pro Evolution Soccer 17

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One and Xbox 360, PC

One of the longest running game titles, PES will be updated later this year. The PES 2017 trailer was released at the E3 and it looks like game developer Konami has made some serious visual improvements to the game. New stadiums have been added to the roster. The game menu has been changed and some cool editing options have been added too. The game releases in September and will be available on Sony PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC.

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC

Japanese gaming company Capcom has finally taken the lid off the Resident Evil 7. The teaser released at the E3 looks a lot gruesome and diabolical. Capcom has released a free demo of the game which will be available only for PS plus users. This will also be among the first few major games that will be compatible with the PS4 VR which releases in November. The game will be available in January 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Spiderman

PlayStation 4

Sony has had a busy E3 this year as it showed off several new games. One of its upcoming games is a fresh take on Spiderman. Developed by Insomniac Games, the new game promises a new storyline and new villains from Spiderman comic books which have not been seen before in any of the games before. This is going to be a third-person action game with a lot of hand-to-hand combat, climbing up walls and hopping from one rooftop to another. The game will be exclusive to PlayStation 4.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC

Developed by Activision’s Infinity Ward game studios, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the most unique game in the series so far. The game marks a complete shift from World War 2—or coups in Latin America-based storyline. The trailer released at E3 shows graphics straight out of a sci-fi action movie like Avatar. The trailer shows spaceships and aircraft shooting at each other. The game is about a bunch of humans trying to defend the last serving spaceship against alien invaders. The game releases on 4 November on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

God Of War

Available for PlayStation 4

Sony’s popular mythological action game franchise, God of War, will be known by the same name even though this will be the fourth edition of the game. The 10-minute game trailer released at the E3 shows Kratos, the ghost of Sparta, teaching the art of archery. The game is visually breathtaking. The trailer concludes with a dragon flying past, while Kratos and his son look on. Though Sony hasn’t announced the released date yet, PlayStation 4 users can pre-order it on Amazon right away for $60.

Ghost Recon: Wildlands

PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC

French gaming company UbiSoft has finally announced the release date of its upcoming first-person shooter game Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The game will be available in the market from 7 March 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Set in Bolivian rainforests and crowded ghettos, the new game allows players to take control over a bunch of elite commandos sent to take down a rebel leader who controls the entire drug trade in the country.

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