Upcoming releases: August 2020 games

In the height of summer, while temperatures reach record figures in many parts of our country, the video game scene will also increase temperatures for many. And it is that this month of August will be one of the most complete of the year in terms of upcoming releases, with a huge number of titles, and some installments that have waited more than two decades to see the light.

Once again, below you can find the list of games ordered chronologically with respect to their release date, as well as a brief description of it, its minimum requirements, and its presentation trailers.

August 4th

Skully

We begin our list of upcoming releases with a 3D platform game that will invite us to discover a magical story. With the help of powerful new shapes sculpted in the island’s magical clay ponds and by a hearty, lanky ally named Terry, she always finds a way to overcome (or break through) obstacles, be they puzzling puzzles or impassable stone piles. .

Skully shows us the peculiar journey of a skull resurrected by an enigmatic deity who is desperate to save an island from the devastation she faces if Terry does not make peace with his unfortunate brothers.

Take advantage of the “hidden powers” of clay and discover the picturesque places hidden in this world full of puzzles for PC (Steam), PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch.

Skully minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Any 2.5 GHz Intel Dual-Core or AMD
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 or AMD Radeon HD 7770
  • Storage: 14 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Breaking with the violent concept that seemed to prevail in Battle Royale-themed games, this curious game will combine absurdity and skill tests worthy of the old Yellow Humor, with that healthy, competitive and party-minded pike like Mario Party. With an emphasis on 3D platforms, it puts players to the test in a series of scenarios full of obstacles, controlling customizable little humanoid beings whose integrity we will not have to fear.

Show that friendship is something precious, but victory much more, in this fun title for PC (Steam) and PS4.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Any Intel Core i5 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7950
  • Storage: 2 GB of available space

I don’t know

Hellbound

Clearly inspired by 90s classics like Doom, Serious Sam, and Quake, we come across this action packed first-person shooter, speed, gore, obscene language, plenty of deadly weapons, and a soundtrack exclusively made up of music. metal.

Kill demons, find secret objects and become the terror of demons in this exclusive game for PC through Steam.

Hellbound minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad 6600 or AMD Phenom IOI X4-945
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730 or AMD Radeon R7 240
  • Storage: 20 GB of available space

I don’t know

Spitlings

A curious chaotic action arcade game for one to four players in which we will take control of one of these charming rectangular creatures with teeth that can spit bubbles or use to jump. Your goal is simple but difficult to achieve: get rid of all the bouncing bubbles on the screen to save your teammates and your city.

Previously released under the exclusivity of Google Stadia, the game will finally complete its presence with the next releases for PC (Steam), PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Minimum Spitlings Requirements

  • Windows 7 operating system
  • Processor: Any 2.3 GHz Intel Core i3 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 2 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: Any GPU compatible with Shader Model 3.0
  • Storage: 1 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 10

I don’t know

Relicta

Another puzzle game that adds to the next releases this month, this time with a physics-based first-person experience, where you will need to combine magnetism and gravity to discover the secrets of Chandra Base. Alone in the treacherous depths of the Moon, your scientific mind is the only thing that can keep your daughter alive.

So you must take on the role of a renowned scientist trapped on a haunting and dilapidated lunar base. Find your way through the enigmatic terraformed craters manipulating gravity and magnetism at your whim to solve physics-based puzzles.

By to test your wit in this title of PC (Steam), PS4 and Xbox One.

Minimum Spitlings Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Athlon 64 X2 64000
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 or ATI Radeon HD 5770
  • Storage: 12 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

6th August

Brawlhalla

Previously released on consoles and PC, this 2D fighting game with touches of platforms and humor where players fight for glory in the halls of Valhalla makes the leap to mobile phones with its next releases on Andorid and iOS devices, and the arrival of a cross-platform matchmaking.

I don’t know

August 7th

Horizon Zero Dawn

Without a doubt one of the next most anticipated releases for this month. After its not too long exclusivity on PS4, PC gamers will finally be able to get their hands on this adventure, action and exploration title set in a distant apocalyptic future, where humans have experienced a technological regression that has brought them back to age. made of stone and divided into tribes. Thus, embodying the skillful hunter Aloy, we must discover secrets from the past while we survive a new world full of intelligent, hostile and very dangerous robotic creatures.

In addition, it will not be about the original game, but the Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition version, which includes the Frozen Wilds DLC, all the content updates that the game has received to date, and a series of visual updates for A game that’s already great, like unlocked frame rates and support for ultra-wide screens.

Lastly, the game is also expected to feature improvements in environmental graphics, such as reflections and dynamic foliage, along with access to a benchmarking tool and, since it will now be a PC title, long-awaited ones. complete settings and options for the graphics range.

Live the impressive experience of this futuristic Jurassic, finally available for PC through both Steam and the Epic Games Store.

Horizon Zero Dawn Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD FX 6300
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 or AMD Radeon R9 290
  • Storage: 100 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 12

I don’t know

Fast & Furious: Crossroads

Far from the ever-present realistic simulators, there is still room for arcade driving games and competitions at high speeds. And who better to represent this premise than the Fast & Furious saga itself, which, inspired by film deliveries, offers us an action-packed title, a very diverse selection of vehicles, and some familiar faces.

After a small last minute delay, Fast & Furious: Crossroads sneaks back into our list of upcoming releases to allow us to be one of the well-known family, and get behind the wheel of a whole selection of impressive vehicles from our PC, PS4 or Xbox One.

Fast & Furious: Crossroads Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 (Quadra-Core 3.4GHz) or AMD FX-8350
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • Storage: 50 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

August 12

Metamorphosis

In addition to the good number of puzzle games in this list, we cannot fail to mention that this is one of the most curious upcoming releases here. And it is that this platform game is freely inspired by the well-known work of the same name by Kafka to present the story of a man who mysteriously turns into an insect, set with beautiful settings that are painted by hand.

Live this reinterpretation of the literary work now on your PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Metamorphosis minimum requirements

  • Windows 7 operating system
  • Processor: Any 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 or AMD FX 6350
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 270X
  • Storage: 12 GB of available space

I don’t know

August 13

Total War Saga: Troy

A Total War Saga: Troy is the new installment of the strategy saga of the well-known saga, which will immerse us in the famous war between Greeks and Trojans, leaving aside myths and legends to explore the historical facts with real bases that inspired those stories. fanciful. Of course, the game will also show a narrative arc strongly inspired by the Iliad, allowing us to control mythological heroes such as Paris, Menelaus, Hector or Achilles.

Being one of the most controversial upcoming releases, the new installment in the Creative Assembly series will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for one year. In addition, to celebrate its premiere (and incidentally, to hit Steam and its connection to the saga) the game can be downloaded from August 13 to 14, during the first 24 hours from launch.

Minimum requirements Total War Saga: Troy

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: 3.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or 1.80 Ghz Intel i7 8550U or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD 5770 or Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Storage: 26 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

August 14

UFC 4

Still to be consolidated as one of the next releases on an annual level, we are pleased to see the arrival of a new installment of this fighting game based on mixed martial arts competition, as we previously anticipated. Thus, this game comes with a series of improvements to the mechanics, such as greater control in hitting, Real Player Motion technology that increases grappling exchanges between two players, the new submission system and a redesigned Ground and Pound.

All this added to new game modes such as street fights, lightning encounters and much more.

Become the ultimate fighter and be victorious on PS4 and Xbox One.

I don’t know

August 18th

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

Microsoft’s renowned saga returns to the skies to resurrect one of the next largest releases and flight simulators in history. This time in charge of Asobo Studio, we find a much more realistic sequel, with better graphics and a good number of commercial and personal models of airplanes and light aircraft, much greater than in previous installments.

In addition to a revamped physics and weather simulation system that is more complex, with volumetric clouds and unimaginable light changes a few years ago that will take advantage of Azure’s powerful cloud technology.

And it is that this game will take advantage of all the 3D mapping work of the Bing maps, in addition to the data and technical guidance of the aircraft and avionics manufacturers to guarantee a flight experience as accurate as the graphics. A sum of details that will leave us with up to 40,000 airports around the world, with structures and tracks recreated in detail, as well as numerous natural landscapes and cities to fly over.

Under the main development of the Redmond company, and given its impressive graphic quality, it is not surprising that Microsoft has opted for a first release exclusively for PC, limited through the Microsoft Store.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 4460 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or AMD Radeon RX 570
  • Storage: 150 GB of free space

Pathfinder: Kingmaker – Definitive Edition

This classic RPG will take us to the Stolen Lands, some well-known turbulent and dangerous territories within the Pathfinder fan set. Offering us the chance to meet some of the most famous characters in the pencil and paper game universe, it will invite us to visit emblematic locations and test ourselves against different enemies and rivals.

With a fantastic touch, and through an epic and heroic structure, the video game will offer us great customization options, challenging combat and a contemporary touch by allowing us to build our own kingdom in wild lands, and whether they are adventurers or rulers, to claim the explored lands in the surroundings.

After its first release on PC, this RPG story will finally complete its next releases on consoles with the arrival on PS4 and Xbox One.

I don’t know

Rogue Legacy 2

Personally one of the next releases that I want to play the most. A direct sequel to its predecessor, this rogue-lite action platform game will make us face procedurally generated dungeons where each time we die, we will replace our character with one of his children. However, each child will be unique, and despite being heroes, their crossed lineage has led each and every one of them to suffer some strange affection.

Walk through the different passages of this mysterious castle with a myopic archer, a pacifist chef, a spearman with intestinal problems, or a dyslexic magician … what could possibly go wrong?

Following in the wake of the original game, we will find this game again under the exclusivity of PC through Steam.

Rogue Legacy 2 Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 7 operating system
  • Processor: Any processor with 3.0 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon R9 280x
  • Storage: 5 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c

I don’t know

20th of August

Peaky Blinders: Mastermind

An adventure and logic game based on the award-winning television series, in which players will join the criminal organization of the Shelby family as they discover and try to avoid a sinister plot to drive Tommy out of business.

Become a mastermind, controlling key characters and executing synchronized plans from your PC (Steam), PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch.

Peaky Blinders: Mastermind minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-760 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD equivalent
  • Storage: 5 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

August 21

PGA Tour 2K21

Another of the next annual launches comes with the new recurring delivery of the professional golf simulator, this time by 2K Games, which will feature the 15 PGA Tour courses and the latest technology in terms of physics and digitization to offer a true virtual professional golf experience with fairways, bunkers, green, lakes and vegetation, all through a high level of realism.

Take your swings to the top, and do not be caught by the treacherous bunkers in this new installment for PC (Steam), PS4, Xbox One and Google Stadia.

PGA Tour 2K21 Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 769 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or AMD Radeon HD 5770
  • Storage: 12 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time

An adventure and action game based on the popular animation series by Adult Swim Games. In this title, players will have the opportunity to put themselves in the shoes of the mythical Samurai Jack, a warrior who has the ability to travel to the past and the future. In this way, we will have to accompany him through different times, in a story that has been created by the Soleil development studio under the supervision of the original creators.

As we move through the plot we will meet some of the production’s most beloved characters, such as The Scotsman, Scaramouche, Sir Rothchild, and many others.

Reincarnate this classic Cartoon Network character from the 90s, and let your youngest and most warrior face come out through your PC (Steam and Epic Games Store), PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Minimum Requirements Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: 3rd Gen Intel Core i5 or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 or AMD Radeon HD 7750
  • Storage: 10 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

August 25th

No Straight Roads

Explore Vinyl City and battle the musical megastars on your journey to defeat the oppressive EDM empire ‘NSR’, in an action-packed adventure that combines beat-infused third-person combat with an incredible soundtrack from the minds of Wan Hazmer (Final Fantasy XV) and Daim Dziauddin (Street Fighter V).

Fight with guitar and drumstick, and set the rock rhythm of the battle from your PC (Epic Games Store), PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch.

Minimum Requirements No Straight Roads

  • Operating system: Not specified
  • Processor: Unspecified
  • Memory: Not specified
  • Graphic: Not specified
  • Storage: Not specified

I don’t know

August 27th

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Remastered Edition

This installment of the cooperative role-playing video game that was launched in 2004 for GameCube returns, inviting us to live once again in this unique fantasy universe, seeking to transfer the classic spirit of the Square Enix saga, this time under renewed graphics and gameplay adapted for their upcoming releases on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, as well as for Android and iOS devices.

I don’t know

Tell me why

The new narrative adventure from DONTNOD Entertainment, the studio behind the critically acclaimed Life is Strange franchise. In this intimate mystery, reunited twins Tyler and Alyson Ronan use their supernatural bond to unravel the mysteries of their beloved but troubled childhood, set in a beautiful Alaskan town that includes true characters, mature themes, and fascinating choices.

Choose your choices well, as these will affect the course of lives, and discover how strong is the bond that unites these twins through the three chapters of this story for PC (Steam) and Xbox One.

Tell Me Why Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Unspecified
  • Memory: Not specified
  • Graphic: Not specified
  • Storage: Not specified
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad

Collect and upgrade your favorite Rainbow Six characters, Ghost Recon, The Division, Splinter Cell, and lead your best squads in battles through exciting single-player campaign skirmishes, featuring a unique Tom Clancy storyline; or challenging other squads in epic player versus player battles or the most extensive clan battles.

Currently available for pre-registration, this game will be released exclusively for phones and tables, available for both Android and iOS devices.

I don’t know

August 28

Madden NFL 21

One of the next annual sporting releases will be starring in this American football game, packed with new features and innovative gameplay enhancements, offering new levels of ingenuity and control developed to inspire creativity on and off the field. In addition, in this installment we can take our legacy to the limit in the new Face of the Franchise: Rise To Fame career mode, renewed in playable documentary format with full depth.

Feel the thrill of America’s star sport and make your way to the Hall of Fame from your PC (Steam), PS4, or Xbox One.

Madden NFL 21 Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-6100 or AMD Athlon X4 880K
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD Radeon RX 460
  • Storage: 50 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions

The first soccer arcade of the series published in Spain (after several limited deliveries to Japan and America), beyond some of the titles released for mobile devices. Thus, this game will continue faithful to the well-known style of anime, with unconventional soccer matches dominated by impressive innings and speed of play, and slightly extensive cinematics to present the powerful shots on goal and the forceful stops of the goalkeepers.

From the New Team to the Japan team, accompany your childhood idols through different leagues and encounters for PC (Steam), PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

Minimum requirements Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-650 or AMD Phenom II X4 965
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 450 or AMD Radeon HD 6970
  • Storage: 37 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Wasteland 3

The third installment of this veteran saga of role-playing games and turn-based strategic combat on post-apocalyptic themes. Although it will continue to be a roleplaying and tactical title focused on the experience for a player, we will also have the possibility to share our adventures with our friends thanks to its cooperative mode.

As a novelty, team skills and the use of vehicles will also be introduced, which we can use not only to travel, but also to fight, since some of them will be equipped with different weapons.

Join the Desert Rangers, explore the exotic lands of the devastated Colorado city, and meet all kinds of “cool” people on your PC (Steam), PS4 and Xbox One.

Wasteland 3 minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD HD 7970
  • Storage: 55 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Project Cars 3

The new installment of Slightly Mad Studios in which the British study shows that it listens to the players while making its simulation saga one step further to achieve a much more realistic and accessible dive, introducing a simplified system for players not familiar with the genre, and a comprehensive set of controls for the most demanding gamers.

Feel the thrill of all four wheels in this awesome installment for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Project Cars 3 minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64 bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 4700 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 or AMD equivalent
  • Storage: Not specified

I don’t know

Windbound

An adventure game in which we will have to discover what secrets the Forbidden Islands hide. The players will play Kara, a warrior who has separated herself from her companions and who discovers herself alone and without resources, stranded on a paradise island. Armed with the will to survive and her abilities, Kara will have to manage to hunt or build, survive, and explore the environments around her.

PC (Steam and Epic Games Store), PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia.

Windbound minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64 bit)
  • Processor: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 630 or AMD Radeon HD 5670 or Intel HD Graphics 4600
  • Storage: 4 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

Jump Force

The successful installment of fighting and fighting returns featuring the main and very diverse characters from the manga magazine Shonen Jump, known for hosting all the worldwide hit series like Naruto, One Piece, Death Note, HunterxHunter, Dragon Ball, to face its characters, who will use all their abilities and special powers to achieve victory.

After its premiere on the rest of the platforms, this title will finally complete its presence with the next releases on Nintendo Switch.

I don’t know

Upcoming releases with no confirmed date

Ever forward

Another of the few indie proposals included in this list of upcoming releases comes from the hands of this adventure and puzzle title, which with a somewhat short gameplay, promises us a game experience and history so profound that they will leave their mark. Players will need to use their observation and intelligence skills to solve multiple puzzles to reconstruct the mystery of Maya’s past and the dark secrets she has buried in her subconscious.

After a short delay of two months, we will finally be able to enter this world of dreams and live a unique experience with its next releases on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Ever Forward Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 or AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 4 GB of RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX760 or AMD Radeon 7950
  • Storage: 4 GB of available space
  • DirectX: Version 11

I don’t know

West of dead

A double lever action game starring William Mason, a dead man. Her character is voiced by actor Ron Perlman, known among other films for playing Hellboy. With a very dark setting in a hellish Wild West, we will have to face all kinds of strange creatures from hell with a gameplay based on a system of cover, something that is not very common in this type of game, and a style of action very acrobatic.

After its first appearance on PC and Xbox One, this curious rogue-lite will complete its next releases with its arrival on PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

I don’t know

Serious Sam 4

Croteam returns with a high-powered prequel to the Serious Sam series that raises chaos to unprecedented levels, with a revamped classic formula with an unstoppable arsenal and an unimaginable number of enemies that will require the utmost concentration, skill, and destructive capabilities of players to get out of all kinds of impossible situations. And is that humanity is under siege from the hordes of Mental spread throughout the world, devastating what remains of a broken and battered civilization.

Lead the last remaining resistance along with Sam and his squad of misfit commands in this new installment for PC (Steam) and Google Stadia.

Serious Sam 4 minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Not specified (64 bit)
  • Processor: Unspecified
  • Memory: Not specified
  • Graphic: Not specified
  • Storage: Not specified

I don’t know

Baldur’s Gate 3

Completing this list of upcoming releases, this title could not be missing. And it is that Larian Studios brings us the continuation of the legendary RPG saga created by BioWare, and the return of the iconic city of Puerta de Baldur in a new role-playing installment that will combine strategic combat by turns with the classic rules of Dungeons & Dragons, reinterpreting some of the mechanics to make it more agile and current.

In fact, one of the great virtues that we can appreciate in Baldur’s Gate 3 is the enormous freedom of action and improvisation. As in the board game, there really will be no “correct” decisions, although there will be a huge number of choices that may affect our character, companions, and the course of history itself to a greater or lesser extent.

Baldur’s Gate 3 will debut with a small temporary exclusivity for PC through early access on Steam, completing shortly after with its launch for Google Stadia. Although for the rest of the platforms it is expected that the game will also arrive in time, at the moment a specific date has not been revealed.

Baldur’s Gate 3 Minimum Requirements

  • Operating system: Not specified (64 bit)
  • Processor: Unspecified
  • Memory: Not specified
  • Graphic: Not specified
  • Storage: Not specified

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