Spring 2024 Video Game Preview: From Star Wars Scoundrels to Destiny's Final Shape

Get ready for an exciting year in gaming with our unfiltered preview of the most anticipated video game releases of 2024, from Star Wars Outlaws to Destiny 2: The Final Shape.

Spring 2024 Video Game Preview: From Star Wars Scoundrels to Destiny's Final Shape
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This article examines some of the most anticipated video game releases 2024, focusing on the heavy hitters set to dominate the gaming landscape.

May: A Month of Comebacks and Remakes

May 2024 is shaping to be a nostalgic month with a mix of comebacks and remakes. Ninja Theory's Hellblade 2: Senua's Saga, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, leads the charge on May 21 for Xbox Series X|S and PC.[4] PlayStation fans can look forward to the PC release of Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut on May 16, which promises enhanced graphics and features.[4]

Horror enthusiasts will be thrilled to get their hands on the System Shock remake, launching on May 21 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One.[4] This reimagining of the 1994 classic is set to redefine the genre once again. On the indie front, World of Goo 2, the sequel to the beloved 2008 puzzle game, is slated for a May 23 release on Switch and PC.[2][4]

Nintendo fans can rejoice as Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door gets a remaster treatment on May 23 for the Switch.[2][4] Fighting game enthusiasts can dive into MultiVersus, a free-to-play platform fighter featuring characters from various Warner Bros. franchises, launching on May 28 for PC and consoles.[2][4] Racing fans can gear up for F1 24, the latest entry in the annual Formula 1 racing sim series, releasing on May 31 across multiple platforms.[2][4]

June: Destiny's Final Shape and The Elder Scrolls Online Expansion

June 2024 may be lighter in terms of quantity, but it packs a punch with two highly anticipated releases. Destiny 2: The Final Shape, the next major expansion for Bungie's popular online shooter, is set to arrive on June 4 across multiple platforms.[1][2] This expansion is expected to conclude the current storyline and will likely change the Destiny universe significantly.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Road, a new story expansion for the MMORPG set in the universe, will launch on June 3 for PC and June 18 for consoles.[1][2] This expansion promises to take players on a new adventure filled with quests, characters, and lore.

Other Notable Releases

Apart from the major releases mentioned above, there are several other games to keep an eye on in May and June 2024:

  • Animal Well: A unique puzzle platformer with hand-drawn visuals.[4][5]
  • Crow Country: A story-driven adventure game set in a post-apocalyptic world.[4][5]
  • Homeworld 3: The long-awaited sequel to the classic space strategy series.[4][5]

Most Anticipated Games of 2024

Looking beyond May and June 2024 has a stellar lineup of games that have gamers excited:

  1. Final Fantasy VII Rebirth: The sequel to the Final Fantasy VII Remake, continuing Cloud's story.[1][4]
  2. Star Wars Outlaws: An open-world Star Wars game from Ubisoft, releasing on August 30 for consoles and PC.[1][3][4]
  3. Hellblade 2: Senua's Saga: The follow-up to the acclaimed Hellblade, coming in May as an Xbox exclusive.[3][4]
  4. Tekken 8: The latest entry in the legendary fighting game franchise from Bandai Namco.[2][5]
  5. Avowed: A fantasy RPG from Obsidian Entertainment, set in the Pillars of Eternity universe.[2][4]

Other highly anticipated titles include Fable, Ark 2 starring Vin Diesel, the Elden Ring DLC expansion, and The Last of Us Part II Remastered.[2][4][5]


2024 is shaping up to be an incredible year for gaming, with a diverse range of titles catering to various gaming preferences. From the epic sci-fi world of Destiny 2 to the galaxy far, far away in Star Wars Outlaws, there's no shortage of adventures to embark upon. As we eagerly await these releases, one thing is certain: 2024 will be a year to remember in the gaming world. So, grab your controllers, ready your keyboards, and prepare to dive into the most anticipated video games of 2024!

[1] https://www.game.co.uk/en/blog/most-anticipated-games-2024/
[2] https://www.esquire.com/uk/culture/g46394510/best-video-games-2024/
[3] https://www.techradar.com/news/upcoming-games
[4] https://kotaku.com/2024-video-games-release-ff7-rebirth-star-wars-ps5-xbox-1850972294
[5] https://www.polygon.com/gaming/23844302/video-game-release-dates-2024-new-upcoming