Upcoming Sports Video Games

Video Games Encyclopedia by Gamepressure.com

A list of Upcoming Sports video games sorted by sorted by popularity among gamers.

Sports games. They simulate various sports disciplines, e.g. football, basketball, volleyball. Players need agility, reflex, quickness and skill of tactical planning in order to succeed. Sports games usually accurately simulate rules of particular disciplines. Managers are an exception – they simulate various disciplines from the perspective of sport clubs and teams, and they contain many elements from strategy and economic games.

Upcoming Games 33
Genre: Sports
Themes
PC
PC / Windows25
WWW
PlayStation
Sony PlayStation 422Sony PlayStation 33
Sony PlayStation 2
Sony PlayStation 1
PlayStation Portable
PlayStation Vita1
Xbox
Microsoft XBOX ONE20Microsoft Xbox 3603
Microsoft Xbox
Mobile
Android OS2Apple iOS4
Windows Phone
Nintendo
Nintendo Switch7
Nintendo Wii
Nintendo DS
Nintendo Wii U1
Nintendo 3DS
Game Boy Advance
Nintendo GameCube
FIFA 18
FIFA 18

Sports 29 September 2017

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018

Sports 12 September 2017

Another annual entry in the popular soccer series by Konami. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 develops the ideas from the previous game. Real Touch +, a new system that is responsible for how players handle a ball, now takes more body parts into account. Thanks to that we can see animations that are much more different from each other when players receive a ball, hit it with their heads, dribble etc. Another important change is that matches are now slower which makes the game a little bit more realistic. In addition to that there is also a strategic dribbling which gives more control over a ball and improved set pieces. Besides classic game modes, PES 2018 also brings back Random Selection Match mode which now has more options. Also, the game offers an online co-op mode for two or three people. The graphics are much better when compared with the previous games which means that the game on particular platforms aren't that different from each other.

NBA 2K18
NBA 2K18

Sports 19 September 2017

NBA Live 18
NBA Live 18

Sports 20 October 2017

EA Sports UFC 3
EA Sports UFC 3

Sports 2018

Madden NFL 18
Madden NFL 18

Sports Friday, 25 August 2017

WWE 2K18
WWE 2K18

Sports 17 October 2017

NHL 18
NHL 18

Sports 15 September 2017

NHL 18 is another installment in the sports game series developed by EA Sports – a division of Electronic Arts. The gameplay revolves around the same mechanics as the previous installments, trying to faithfully represent ice hockey games; however, the developers implemented some major changes. One of them is the Defensive Skill Stick system, ensuring better control over a player and the hockey stick during defensive maneuvers. Opponents have a wider range of available moves making the game smoother. Also, the AI poses a bigger challenge – from now on, our teammates are better at taking positions and defensive actions, while the AI players are more difficult to defeat. Moreover, NHL 18 introduces the 3 vs 3 mode with slightly different rules – with fewer players on the field, one has more space to perform maneuvers on the ice. The game also allows us to play more conventional modes, such as PvP and both local and online co-op.

Surf World Series
Surf World Series

Sports 30 August 2017

A three-dimensional sports game dedicated to surfing. The game, developed by Climax, the authors of Sudeki, Bloodforge, and Rocket Knight, offers the ability to attempt to conquer one of the five most popular surfing locations in the world, such as Bells Beach in Australia or Waimea Bay in Hawaii. We are left with six surfers whose abilities and appearance can be customized thanks to a complex character creation system. The gameplay of Surf World Series tries to balance simulation and arcade-oriented gameplay. The competitions are quite spectacular, with the riding itself requiring a lot of effort. Nevertheless, more experienced players can utilize one of the impressive surfing tricks to improve their scores. The players can compare their results through official online rankings, take part in one of forty five single player challenges, or engage in multiplayer matches for up to fifteen players. The game is characterized by its appealing three-dimensional visuals and a catchy soundtrack.

Tennis World Tour
Tennis World Tour

Sports 2018

A sports game simulating tennis matches developed with PC in mind. The production was created by Breakpoint with Pierre André as its head. The developer used to be the producer of Top Spin 4, considered to be one of the best tennis simulators in history. Many other developers of the Top Spin series were involved in the production of Tennis World Tour, too. Tennis World Tour lets the players play single tennis games or to follow a career of a professional player. The title features over thirty actual sportsmen, including such superstars as Roger Federer, Gaël Monfils, Angelique Kerber, and Garbine Muguruza. The players have access to various playstyles, while our score depends also on preparations to a match. The creators of Tennis World Tour also put a lot of attention into ensuring the gameplay’s realism.

Football Manager 2018
Football Manager 2018

Sports November 2017

Everybody's Golf
Everybody's Golf

Sports 29 August 2017

Another installment of Everybody’s Golf, a series that accompanies various Sony consoles. Similarly to previous entries in the series, the new Everybody’s Golf is an arcade sports game for golf fans. Although the gameplay is much more accessible than in simulators, fully learning how to play it takes much time because the golf fields are controlled by realistic physics. Everybody’s Golf introduces several novelties in comparison to the previous entries. The first one is character development and customization. At first the player determines the look and clothes of their character and then they improve the character's abilities by completing specific tasks. Another important novelty are the fully open golf fields. The player can freely move, run or even drive through them in a special vehicle. In addition to single player mode, Everybody’s Golf for {PLAT} offers multiplayer modes. There are many gameplay modes available: competition, cooperation, and optional special tasks.

Steep: Road to the Olympics
Steep: Road to the Olympics

Sports December 2017

Steep: Road to the Olympics is the first expansion for Steep, a winter sports simulator developed by Ubisoft. The DLC, created in cooperation with the International Olympic Committee, allows the players to try themselves in various winter sports, like Alpine skiing, snowboard cross, slopestyle, skicross, halfpipe, giant slalom, super giant slalom, or big air. Gameplay mechanics remain the same as in the base game. We will encounter both A.I.- and player-controled characters as we play and take part in challenges created by the latter ones. Competition between the players (online rankings) and doing quests located all around the world still play an important role in the game. Developers created brand-new Japanese and North Korean locations for the DLC.

SNOW (2016)
SNOW (2016)

Sports TBA

An open world sports simulator developed by Poppermost Productions - an independent Swedish team. SNOW, as simple as it sounds, focuses on skiing and snowboarding. Although the game was inspired by console series such as SSX, special emphasis was put on realism. The action takes place near Sialia mountain in the Alps, a place filled with ski slopes, hidden valleys and mountain villages. The players can compete against both the AI-controlled opponents and other players in the multiplayer mode. The gameplay is diversified with many character customization options and different kinds of equipment to choose from. The game utilizes CryEngine 3, thus the in-game locations present themselves more than satisfying and movement physics stand out with realism. The game is free-to-play with optional micro-payments.

Mutant Football League
Mutant Football League

Sports October 2017

Developed by Digital Dreams Entertainment, Mutant Football League is a spiritual successor to a 1993’s game with the same title released on Sega Mega Drive. The nuclear war, which took place years before the events presented in the game, has led to the extinction of the majority of human population. To make things even worse, the cataclysm has caused dead bodies to rise from their graves, demons to leave their underground lairs, and living creatures to mutate. The new inhabitants of the planet did not abandon numerous forms of entertainment, including the titular Mutant Football League – a parody of the American football. Player’s goal is to win a season comprising 13 matches. When conventional methods fail, one can appeal to some dirty tricks like bribing the referee. Due to the nature of this sport, the matches can be very brutal. One can command the titular mutants, aliens, animated skeletons, battle droids, and football players that came straight from hell. Players can utilize a wide arsenal of weapons (featuring knuckle-dusters, battle-axes, chainsaws, and even grenades) along with numerous special abilities. Among the peculiar features of the game, one can find the system of traps, mines, lava pools and toxic clouds ever-present on the football field. Additionally, the changing weather system affects the game with its acid rains and violent storms.

3on3 FreeStyle
3on3 FreeStyle

Sports October 2017

A sports arcade game that focuses on street basketball, created by Korean studio called JoyCity Entertainment. Players participate in matches between two three-member teams and control distinctive players that have their own tricks and prefer certain positions on a field. Of course, the key to success is to use their strong and weak points as well as taking care of their growth – by making progress in the game we can modify their appearance and options that allow us to upgrade their abilities. The core of 3on3FreeStyle is the multiplayer – besides online matches, in which each player controls only one person on a field and all players try to work as a team, we can also create an online team and face players from all over the world. There is also a simple single player mode – a training with players controlled by AI. This game's characteristic is its drawn, similar to manga, graphic style. It should be also mentioned that the game is released in free-to-play mode.

Sociable Soccer
Sociable Soccer

Sports TBA

A sports game described as a spiritual successor to Sensible Soccer. It was developed by Tower Studios headed by Jon Hare, former creative director of the aforementioned series and the co-founder of the once famous Sensible Software. The gameplay of Sociable Soccer is focused on fast and purely arcade football matches in which the player’s skill is the most important factor, although it is possible to make change footballers, set formation, tactics, and so on. There are over 500 clubs with over 10 thousand footballers but their surnames are slightly altered because of the lack of the FIFA license. Apart from single-player classic quick matches and leagues, the developers put great emphasis on multiplayer and social aspect. Visually, the game cannot compete with the latest football productions but it features the characteristic style and atmosphere of the classic installments of the Sensible Soccer series.

90 Minute Fever
90 Minute Fever

Sports 2018

A MMO football manager that is the debut title from studio Isokron. In contrast to typical games of the genre, such as Football Manager, the game focuses only on duels between the players. The game allows one to create its own club from scratch and then to lead it to conquer the football world by deciding the team's roster and tactics, and managing all the key aspects of the club's activities. The game focuses on interactions between players, both directly, by playing matches, and indirectly, by influencing economy. One of the interesting features is the Time Portal system that allows us to bring real players from the past to join the team. In contrast to other online managers, 90 Minute Fever doesn’t require one to slowly climb the career ladder. From the very beginning it allows experienced players to challenge themselves in other modes. The game lacks any pay-to-win features, but playing requires a monthly subscription.

Snooker Nation Championship
Snooker Nation Championship

Sports 2018

A snooker simulator from Cherry Pop Games, an independent studio, known for Pool Nation, and it’s reedition, Pool Nation FX. When it comes to mechanics, Snooker Nation Championship doesn’t differ much from its predecessor. For the players unaccustomed to the game itself, an accessible tutorial has been prepared, introducing the gamers to basic controls, for example, placing the balls, or applying necessary rotation. Playing solo, we can compete with AI in championships, which are comprised of elimination bout and 5 rounds of the main tournament. In multiplayer modes, we can face other players in a local mode, or take part in ranked online matches. In case of the multiplayer modes, the game allows us to set some basic parameters of the game. The players can also customize their equipment, including cues and balls. Snooker Nation Championship incorporates three-dimensional visuals and realistic physics, making the balls act exactly the same as if on a real pool table.

FIFA Soccer: Prime Stars
FIFA Soccer: Prime Stars

Sports TBA

A soccer management game with RPG elements developed for mobile devices, and a spin-off of the popular FIFA series by Electronic Arts. FIFA Soccer: Prime Stars is a typical management game, whose mechanics have been greatly simplified, and the gameplay consists mostly of gathering and developing your team members. After recruiting the soccer players, you have to lead them through training sessions, which helps them develop their abilities and level up. The next step is planning out the strategies for the matches, which you can see thanks to a realistic 3D engine. Despite the low-budget feel and a typical free-to-play model, the game boasts official licenses by five leading European leagues, which means it includes real teams and team members of the 2015-2016 season.

Football Manager Touch 2018
Football Manager Touch 2018

Sports November 2017

Sparc
Sparc

Sports 29 August 2017

A sport arcade game from developed of popular MMO title EVE Online, developed for virtual reality devices. Sparc lets us take part in titular Sparc, a sport resembling classic game of two fires. Players take statics positions at the opposing ends of a long hallway and try to hit the opponent with the ball using motion controllers. Being stuck to one place doesn’t mean we can’t dodge by moving our body. Because of that and realistic physics system, ricochets from walls, floor and ceiling play a key role, being used to deceive opponents and increase the chance of hitting them. Sparc has been developed with mutliplayer for two players in mind, there are also solo options like training and social aspects, e.g. virtual spectators. The game uses Unreal Engine 4 and requires virtual reality headset along with motion controllers that register users’ gestures.

Super Mega Baseball 2
Super Mega Baseball 2

Sports 2018

Windjammers
Windjammers

Sports 29 August 2017