Diablo Immortal, The Quarry, and Sonic Origins are all set to release in June 2022, along with a host of other titles arriving throughout the month. Summer vacation is almost over, but if you’re looking for a new title to settle in once monsoon season arrives, there’s plenty to pick from a variety of genres. Football fans can pick up next week’s Mario Strikers: Battle League, a five-on-five game with a few “game-changing” mods. RPG fans can look forward to Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes on Nintendo Switch.
Do you prefer RPG titles from a third person perspective? Outriders: Worldslayer on PC and consoles comes with three different events to choose from, along with a new, mysterious endgame experience. Players who have enjoyed Sonic titles over the years can play them in HD, with unlimited lives in Anniversary Mode with Sonic Origins. For those who get the thrill of interactive horror games, The Quarry will let you decide the fate of nine teen summer camp counselors with your own decisions – complete with an online co-op mode.
In addition to the list of games below, you can also check out other noteworthy titles coming out in June, including Gigapocalypse, SpellForce 3 Reforced, Metal Max Xeno: Reborn, Redout 2, Starship Troopers: Terran Command, Shadowrun Trilogy: Console Edition, Capcom Collection Fighting, Disgaea 6 Complete, DNF Duel, Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak.
If you’re trying to pick a new game to play, here’s a short list of titles you can play on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch in June 2022.
When: June 2
Where: PC, iOS, Android
Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase developed Diablo Immortal which is a free-to-play hyperlink game for the Diablo series – the most popular in the PC and console game scenarios.
On the other hand, Diablo Immortal will be launched mainly on smartphones, along with a beta version on PC. Immortal is a multiplayer online role-playing game (MMO) that takes place between the events of Diablo II and Diablo III.
The six-character classes from the Diablo series are also making their way to Immortal. Players, when creating a character, can choose from Barbarian, Wizard, Monk, Necromancer, Demon Hunter, and Crusader. The game also features a cross-save function.
Mario Strikers: Battle League
When: June 10
Venue: Nintendo Switch
Published by Nintendo, Mario Strikers: Battle League is the third game in the Mario Strikers series. Mario Strikers: Battle League is a 5v5 soccer video game with minor changes to the official rules.
In Battle League, players can deal with opponents aggressively and also use certain items to gain an advantage over others. Items such as banana peels can be placed on the field so that opponents can slide on them giving you a clear goal-scoring opportunity.
Mario Strikers: Battle League follows the street football format with a never-believer rule. The entire stadium fence is electrified, so players can bump their opponents into the fence and throw them down.
When: June 10
Venue: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X
On the last day of summer camp at Hackett’s Quarry, nine teen camp counselors decide to throw a party. This party soon turns for the worst and they have to survive the night. How many advisors survive is finally up to you in this interactive horror game.
The Quarry features spin-off stories from every choice you make. In the end, either all campers or no one live on the basis of correction. There is an online multiplayer mode where up to seven other players can watch your game and vote on key decisions. It also comes with couch co-op mode.
If you don’t feel like playing, you can even enjoy this cinematic experience as a movie. Game developer Supermassive Games, best known for games Until Dawn, used the latest face capture and movie lighting technology to make The Quarry immersive. The cast includes famous Hollywood stars like David Arquette, Ariel Winter, Brenda Song, and more.
When: June 23
Venue: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Nintendo Switch
Enjoy classic Sonic titles in HD with Sega’s Sonic Origins collection that includes Sonic the Hedgehog (1991), Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992), Sonic 3 & Knuckles (1993), and Sonic CD (1994).
All of these games can be played in Anniversary mode, which offers revamped full screen resolution and unlimited lives. There is also the classic mode, which restores the original resolution and offers you a limited number of lives.
Sega has added new opening and final animations to connect all games, allowing you to play all four games as one story. Earn coins to unlock new in-game content and challenges. You can also play Special Stages through the in-game museum.
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes
When: June 24
Venue: Nintendo Switch
Announced at Nintendo Direct in February of this year, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes is the second Warriors game in the Fire Emblem franchise, following the 2017 release of Fire Emblem Warriors on the new Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch. The upcoming hack-and-slash RPG will offer similar gameplay to the Dynasty Warriors series.
Set on the Fódlan continent, this game will offer players three story events, one for each house captain – Scarlet Blaze, Azure Gleam and Golden Wildfire. Besides a new character, Shez, players can also play as characters from Fire Emblem: Three Houses, including Edelgard, Dimitri, and Claude.
When: June 30
Venue: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, Stadia
A third-person action RPG featuring online-only cooperative gameplay, Outriders: Worldslayer is an extension of the original Square Enix title Outriders that was released across multiple platforms last year.
Players will be introduced to a new villain – Ereshkigal, the leader of the human rebels. Since Worldslayer is set after the events of Outriders, you’ll need to complete the original story first.
The upcoming expansion will add new locations and enemies to explore and fight, while adding a new Ascension progression system to make your hero even more powerful than before. Outriders: Wordslayer will also feature a mysterious endgame experience called The Trial of Tarya Gratar – expect to learn more about it as the release date approaches.
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