Borderlands 3, Gears 5 and NBA 2K20, there’s certainly no shortage of highly anticipated Xbox One and PlayStation 4 games launching in September.
With the dog days of August nearly behind us, we have much to look forward to in September — and I’m not just talking about being able to walk outside without having to change your shirt when you come back in. No, no, September typically marks the start of the video game holiday push.
From here on out until the end of the year — and now even into spring of 2020 thanks to all of these delayed releases — you’re wallet will be crying for a break. So time to find that second job, because there’s a lot to look forward to. September is just the start of it all, but there are still a few big releases: Gears 5, Borderlands 3, to name a few.
For those of you on a budget, who may not be able to afford every new game at launch, here’s a list of my most anticipated Xbox One and PS4 games. Perhaps it will be of some use if you’re determining what to spend your hard-earned money on.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne – PS4, Xbox One – September 6
Monster Hunter World was easily one of my favorite games of last year. Admittedly, it was also my first in the franchise, but I was hooked.
There’s a reason it’s Capcom’s best-selling game ever; it’s a ton of fun. It’s not incredibly hard to learn, but it still maintains enough depth to keep combat interesting. It’s just an overall solid multiplayer game. Who doesn’t love slaying giant beasts?
Capcom has done a good job of keeping Monster Hunter World feeling fresh with regularly occuring events, but the game’s largest expansion, Iceborne, will be releasing next month. The major expansion is set to add new hunting areas, monsters, quests and story content.
If you played Monster Hunter World, then Iceborn is a no-brainer. If you haven’t played the base game, well, then let me first recommend that. Iceborn does have a minimum requirement you must reach before accessing the content, so do that first.
A beta for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will run from Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1.