Top Upcoming FPS Video Games of 2018

The best upcoming FPS of 2018!

2018 is quickly approaching and with it will come a slew of new video game titles to look forward to playing. With that said, now’s a good time to start marking down what video games to keep an eye on when they officially launch next year. Let us lend a hand, in this list, in particular, we’re going over the top FPS video games launching in 2018.


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Overkill’s The Walking Dead
  • Developer: Overkill Software
  • Publisher: Starbreeze Studios, 505 Games
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1
  • Release: 2018

The Walking Dead is an upcoming first-person co-op shooter based onThe Walking Dead comic book series. Players will have to survive together in a world that has been dominated by mindless flesh-eating walkers.

While details surrounding the video game narrative have yet to be fully fleshed out to the public, the development team has announced that a VR version of the game will be launching for the game as well. Unfortunately, the VR-experience to the video game does not have a specific release date yet other than at some point in 2018.


Far Cry 5
  • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Release: Feb 27, 2018
  • Platforms: PS4, XBO, PC

The eleventh installment but the fifth main title within the franchise, Far Cry 5 will be seeing a release in 2018. The video game takes place within the United States of America this time around, though more specifically, in a fictional Hope County, Montana.

Within the narrative, Far Cry 5 pins players against Joseph Seed, a leader of a cult who has forced his way into controlling Hope County. As more innocent civilians become trapped and forced into submission under Joseph Seed’s rule, only a handful of resistance stands between Seed and his reign.

Just as before, players can expect the title to deliver as a first-person shooter in an open world environment to explore either on foot or through vehicles.


Metro Exodus
  • Developer: 4A Games
  • Publisher: Deep Silver
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: 2018

Based on Dmitry Glukhovsky’s novels, developers 4A Games is bringing out the third installments to the Metro video game series, Metro Exodus. This first-person shooter takes place in the not so distant future, 2036, but in a post-apocalyptic Earth which was devastated by a nuclear war that took place decades earlier.

If you enjoyed the past installments, Metro Exodus will follow the events of Metro: Last Light. More specifically, the video game will follow the Redemption ending with players assuming the role of a young Artyom that flees Metro in Moscow in a journey with Spartan Rangers.

With development of the video game title starting back in 2014, 4A Games does not have a specific release date announced quite yet, but its slated to launch within the 2018 calendar year.


System Shock
  • Developer: Night Dive Studios
  • Publisher: Night Dive Studios
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: 2018

If you enjoyed System Shock back when it first released in 1994, next year, 2018, players will be given the chance to once again enjoy the System Shock journey through a remake. The video game is being developed by Night Dive Studios which will retell the narrative journey of a nameless hacker who gets swindled into working with the TriOptimum Corporation, a company the hacker previously attempted to hack and steal files from.

As mentioned, System Shock originally released back in 1994 where it was praised by critics and was a commercial success leading to a sequel to release under the development studios Looking Glass Studios and Irrational Games. We’re interested in seeing just how well the remake will do in today’s market.


Battalion 1944
  • Developer: Bulkhead Interactive
  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: 2018

Set during World War II is developers Bulkhead Interactive upcoming first-person shooter, Battalion 1944. The video game is said to be bring back the old school vibe of FPS to the latest generation of consoles. With that said, there’s no campaign available to go through alone. Instead, the developers have created Battalion 1944 to be a multiplayer focused close quarters combat frenzy.

While we have the video game listed to release in 2018, the developers are hoping to release an early access version of the video game next year with a full launch happening sometime afterwards.


Wolfenstein 2
  • Developer: MachineGames
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, Switch
  • Release: 2018 (NS)

Yes, we know! Wolfenstein II is already out this year, 2017. The video game follows the events of Wolfenstein: The New Order which alters historical events. With the Nazi Regime ruling the world, a military resistance looks to fight back within America, acting as the nation’s second American Revolution against the Nazi rule.

Again, the video game launching this year, on October 27, 2017, however, Nintendo Switch owners will not receive Wolfenstein 2 until 2018. For that reason, we’ve included the video game title on our upcoming FPS list of 2018.


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