The best PC games to play this fall
There are so many great games to choose from this year that you might not even know where to start. However, there are several titles that stand out from the crowd that you should get your hands on that make up our list of the best PC games to play this fall.
There are plenty of vintage, action and adventure options, first person shooters, and everything in between to choose from. Here are the best PC games to play this fall.
One of the most unique games released this year is Deathloop. You play as Colt, who is an assassin stuck in a time loop. Your mission is to find and kill 8 visionaries across the island before the clock strikes midnight.
What makes the game interesting is that you can’t kill each of them individually. Your exploration will allow you to find out where each of them is at any given time, and then you can kill them all in one day. This game has a great story, unique and exciting mechanics and will keep you on the edge of your seat from the moment you start playing.
Resident Evil Village
The eighth installment in the legendary Resident Evil franchise, Village is the sequel to 2017’s Biohazard. You control Ethan Winters as he searches for his kidnapped daughter after a fatal encounter with Chris Redfield.
Keeping the first-person perspective we’ve come to expect from the series, the game is more action-oriented. The setting is also incredibly spooky yet beautiful, as it looks like the Victorian era in Eastern Europe. Village is engaging, spooky, and franchise worthy, making it one of the best PC games around.
The control centers around the Federal Bureau of Control, a secret branch of the US government, which examines and contains all phenomena against the rules and laws of reality.
Control is a unique twist on an already popular and entertaining genre. Your objective is to defeat a paranormal entity known as Hiss, who has escaped capture and destroys reality as you know it. You can also collect mundane items that all have special powers of different time periods and dimensions.
World of Warcraft Shadowlands
Released at the end of 2020, Shadowlands is the eighth expansion for World of Warcraft, and it opens up the area called Shadowlands, or the Land of the Dead in Warcraft. The extension also added new features and adjustments.
Shadowlands also introduced a level squish, as well as a complete overhaul of the leveling system. The Death Knight class is an addition for races that didn’t have access to it before, and lots of new dungeons to explore and raids to participate in have also been added.
Newly released in mid-August, Humankind lets you control a civilization as it grows, expands, and develops through six different significant eras in human society. Fans of Sid Meier’s Civilization will feel right at home playing Humankind.
What sets Humankind apart from other games in this genre is that at the start of each new era, players can choose one in ten Civilization Types based on Historical Societies, which they will use to advance their community. The choice will have advantages and disadvantages, and given that there are so many options to choose from; there will be access to a million different models of civilization.
Chivalry 2 is Call of Duty but in medieval times. This hack-and-slash game allows players to choose from multiple weapons such as long swords, hammers or battle axes. Players should kill their opponents, block attacks, and be aware of friendly fire, as an inadvertent sword strike can behead a teammate.
You can also play a few different modes, such as the Team Deathmatch, a 64-player objective-based mode, and a Free-for-All mode. There is also a unique castle capture mode in which attackers are pitted against defenders in a fight to the death.
Valheim is an open world sandbox game based on the Vikings. Players are sent to Valheim, a world where Vikings must prove their worth before traveling to Valhalla. You start from scratch and you have to explore the world, collect items and materials, and defeat enemies to survive.
The world of Valheim is procedurally generated, much like No Man’s Sky, with players exploring several different areas and biomes. You can also play co-op with up to nine other players, and learn and improve a variety of skills, from attacking to running.
Microsoft Flight Simulator
While Flight Simulator doesn’t seem like the most exciting game, this version is by far the best yet. The Premium Deluxe edition of the game offers a selection of 30 different planes to fly and all the major airports in the world to land and take off.
Flight Simulator has been a quiet success for decades as you can fly around the world and see all countries, mountains, rivers, volcanoes, oceans, etc. The graphics are stunning, the flight is super realistic and the experience is second to none, making it one of the best PC games to play this fall.
The king of Battle Royales, Warzone has now been played by millions of people since its release. The goal of the game is simple: land, gear up, and escape the approaching deadly storm, while outliving the 150 other players on the map.
While the game has been out for over a year now, it will receive its most significant update yet in the coming months, with the introduction of a brand new map. This will coincide with the release of Call of Duty’s latest title, Vanguard. Get ready for the best Battle Royale to level up.