Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, MLB The Show 22, Plus: April 2022 Games to Play on PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X
What are the biggest matches in April? The new month brings a slew of games that will appeal to those with a knack for sports and racing games. From Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition to Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, there’s something for everyone. Motorsport enthusiasts will be able to enjoy MotoGP 22 with friends, as it will feature two-player local split-screen as well as the standard online multiplayer modes. April seems to favor mostly sports games, and another to join the already stacked list is MLB The Show 22, the baseball game falling on the first week of the month.
Meanwhile, Nintendo Switch Sports allows players to enjoy football, volleyball, and bowling, among others, using a Joy-Con controller. Chrono Cross, the RPG that originally launched in 1999 is getting a highly anticipated remaster with the title, ChronoCross: The Radical Dreamers Edition. And finally, the beloved first-person adventure game is reworked with new content and secrets in Stanley’s Parable: Ultra Deluxe, nearly a decade after the launch of the original game. It’s coming to PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S/X on April 27.
Here are some upcoming games to check out in April on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, or Nintendo Switch.
When: April 1
Where: PC, Nintendo Switch
Immerse yourself in a strange world with unique characters in tERRORbane, an original take on the generic fantasy RPG formula. Unlike normal games, bugs will be your ally here as you list bugs to exploit and cheat your way through the “developer’s” sloppy game design in a comedic adventure.
The game won’t shy away from taking hits at iconic moments in gaming and entertainment history – so be on the lookout for Easter Eggs sprinkled throughout the game. The game will encourage players to perform multiple parts, as your choices will affect the path you take.
MLB The Show 22
When: April 5
Where: PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch
Gamers waiting for MLB The Show 22 will be excited to see the game release in early April. This will be the 17th edition of MLB’s The Show franchise. Japanese baseball pitcher, Shohei Ohtani, better known as “Shotime”, is featured on the cover.
The game introduces two new difficulty settings specially designed for players trying the game for the first time. Diamond Dynasty returns with a new Mini Season mode that allows players to enjoy a new set of competitions for each season.
MLB The Show 22 also supports cross-platform and cross-progression – the latter of which allows you to continue season progression, as well as earn and redeem content on other consoles. The game will be available in three different editions with the Standard Edition, MVP Edition, and Digital Deluxe Edition.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
When: April 5
Where: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X
Star Wars fans can look forward to the launch of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, the long-awaited sequel to Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, released in 2016. Originally slated for October 2020, the upcoming game is based on the three Skywalker Saga trilogies, allowing players to complete each trilogy in any order.
As the game is adapted from all nine films – from A New Hope to The Rise of Skywalker – players will have access to a total of 45 story missions, five per episode. Players can choose from over 300 characters and enjoy new and improved combat, as well as explorable planets, moons, and even iconic starships like the Death Star.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will also feature Mumble Mode to replace the game’s original voice with the iconic Lego grunts and mumbles seen in games such as The Lego Harry Potter Collection.
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition
When: April 7
Where: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Set in the same world as Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross was originally released over two decades ago, in 1999, on PlayStation. The Radical Dreamers Edition is an HD remaster of the game that boasts polished character artwork, improved background music quality, streamlined combat, and more.
It’s a classic RPG adventure that puts you in the shoes of Serge, who is transported to a parallel world where no one recognizes him because that world’s Serge was dead years ago. Chrono Cross offers up to 40 potential party members, each with unique skills and affinity with the elements.
Players will need to master the game’s many elements and stamina to master its strategic turn-based combat system.
When: April 21
Where: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch
Motorsport fanatics can rejoice as MotoGP looks set for another season as developers Milestone introduce new content and features designed to accommodate both newcomers and entry-level players alike. The game features new and improved 3D character models and pits, better face animations, and polished tracks that can help with better maneuverability. MotoGP 22 will feature over 120 official riders and over 20 official tracks where players can test their limits.
The game will also feature local two-player split-screen mode, online multiplayer, and cross-play across sibling consoles for the first time in this series.
The snake thief
When: April 26
Set in a medieval fantasy world, The Serpent Rogue is an upcoming action-adventure game from Team17 Digital. The game will expect players to interact with the inhabitants of a cursed land, helping them with alchemy by crafting and experimenting with potions, in exchange for resources as they progress through the game .
Players can transform themselves and others with potions, from modifying their bodies so poison will heal them to shapeshifting into different creatures. In their quest to defeat an ominous danger, players will have to explore forgotten regions, discover secret passages and learn to survive as they step into the shoes of The Warden, a mysterious alchemist destined to protect the kingdom and face the Serpent Rogue. on Mount Morbus.
Nintendo Switch Sports
When: April 29
Where: Nintendo Switch
The upcoming Nintendo Switch Sports is the third installment in the Wii Sports series of games, and the upcoming sports simulation game features six different sports: bowling, tennis, sword fighting (or chambara), soccer, volleyball and badminton.
Players can use the Joy-Con on the Nintendo Switch to participate in each motion-controlled mini-game. Players who purchase the physical copy of the title will also have access to a leg strap with a Joy-Con pouch to detect leg movements (which also came with Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure) while playing the soccer mini-game. .
The upcoming Nintendo Switch Sports title can be played online with other players and friends, or locally, according to Nintendo. Later this year, players will also get access to Golf as part of a free update.
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