These highly anticipated indie games are expected to be fully released sometime in 2022, and there’s something for every player to enjoy.
With 2021 over and a new year beginning, players are looking forward to the biggest Indie Games set to release in 2022. With so many highly anticipated games expected for this year, it’s difficult to know which ones will be the best, though there are already some promising contenders. These indie games look like they should be worth the wait.
2021 was a wonderful year for indie games, and this year’s lineup looks to be just as exciting. Interesting new concepts and settings were explored in recent titles. Twelve Minutes had players trapped in a time loop to uncover the mysteries surrounding their relationships, focusing on detail and choice. Sable gave players an excuse to trek through an open desert, offering the freedom of exploration without any violent interruptions.
Plenty of AAA titles are also expected to release later this year. Some of the biggest PlayStation 5 exclusive games releasing in 2022 were initially slotted for 2021. With so much excitement and buzz already surrounding the video games of 2022 players can expect a good year for new indie games content.
Weird West Will Be Available March 2022
Weird West is an action RPG with its unique reimagining of the wild west, a version of the frontier that combines gunslingers and lawmen with fantastical creatures. Players will experience the origin stories of different characters, learning their special movesets and motives. The world of the Weird West is designed to react to the player’s actions and choices, providing a tailored gameplay experience. Weird West is expected to release for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in March 2022.
Sea Of Stars Will Drop Holiday 2022
Sea of Stars is a turn-based RPG that functions as a prequel to The Messenger from the same creators, Sabotage Studio. Players will control Valere the Moongirl and Zale the Sunboy, two children of the solstice able to combine their powers to perform Eclipse Magic, the only force capable of defeating the Fleshmancer. Fans of classic RPGs will appreciate the combat and art style of this retro-inspired adventure. Sea of Stars will release for PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One sometime in 2022.
SpiderHeck Is Expected To Fully Release In 2022
SpiderHeck is a physics-based spider battle simulator that produces dazzling and chaotic combat. Players will master the basics of web-slinging around the arenas on their webs and grab weapons as they spawn to fend off swarms of enemies, or their friends in PvP and PvE multiplayer modes. This game’s spectacular visual style and parkour elements make the battles fought within effortlessly epic. A demo version is available on Steam with an expected full release for the PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S sometime in 2022.
We Were Here Forever Is Coming Q2 2022
We Were Here Forever is the latest addition to the We Were Here series of co-op puzzle adventure games. Trapped in the frozen realm of Castle Rock, players will need to work together to uncover the land’s dark secrets. Communication will be key if players also wish to escape. This game is highly anticipated by fans of the series, as all previous titles are connected but don’t need to be played in order. We Were Here Forever is set to release in the second quarter of 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
Tchia Is Expected For Spring 2022
Tchia is a beautiful open-world adventure game set on a tropical island. Play as a young girl in this physics-based sandbox, and use her special ability to soul jump into different objects and creatures to control them. This ability will give players many different options to tackle puzzles or obstacles they may encounter on the island. Tchia is set to release for PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 in Spring 2022.
Stray Will Be Available Early In 2022
Stray is an adventure following a lost cat, left alone in a seemingly forsaken cybercity. Injured and separated from his family, players will use their platforming and puzzle-solving skills in the struggle to survive and to uncover the mysteries of this foreign land. Stray is scheduled to release for PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5 in early 2022.
These games, plus many more, can be expected to be playable in the coming months. With so many indie games releasing this year and many more exciting prospects anticipated, it’s easy to look forward to the rest of 2022. With games running the full gamut from relaxing island adventures to chaotic combat simulators, it seems there will be something for every type of player.
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