Top Upcoming Simulation Games of 2017

Simulator video games have always been popular. Some of these video games allow players the chance to see what some jobs would be like as a career. For instance, our first point in this list covers an upcoming new flight simulator where players pilot a variety of aircrafts.

In this list, we go over some of our most anticipated simulator video games slated to launch at some point in 2017. As always, let us know what upcoming video game you’re looking forward to playing most by leaving a comment down below.

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X-Plane 11

Developer: Laminar Research
Publisher: Laminar Research
Platforms: PC
Release Date: February 15, 2017

Flight simulators have always been beloved by many and X-Plane 11 will soon be a new addition into the market offering a detailed, realistic, modern simulator for gamers interested in taking control within the cockpit. Not only will the title be visually pleasing, but developers Laminar Research is offering a realistic experience with living busy airports, pushback tugs, roaming fuel trucks, enhanced simulated cities and more.

Naval Action

Developer: Game-Labs
Publisher: Game-Labs
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Naval Action is a realistic naval combat simulator set at a time where the seas were ruled by sailing ships. Gamers can expect a variety of hull models, sail plans, guns, internal upgrades, along with being set within an enormous open world during the 18th century.

With that said, Naval Action is currently available to play right now as an early access title. Developers have expressed that the current version of the video game will have unexpected bugs that could be annoying to deal with, but if you want to give the game a shot right now then you’ll be able to witness the changes developers make before it’s officially available for the market as a final public release.

Car Mechanic Simulator 2017

Developer: Red Dot Games
Publisher: PlayWay
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Car Mechanic Simulator 2017 is a great example of a video game simulator of a real world job that plenty of gamers are fascinated in. For example, developers Red Dot Games previously released Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 in which the game was well received by players on Steam. The video game offers the ability for gamers to fix up a variety of vehicles and in return, it gave these players a bit more knowledge behind auto repair services.

Currently, there is a new installment being developed by Red Dot Games, we should see Car Mechanics Simulator 2017 at some point next year, though there are not too many details unveiled quite yet on what may have been improved or added into this upcoming title.

911 Operator

Developer: Jutsu Games
Publisher: PlayWay S.A.
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

911 Operator is an upcoming simulator by indie development studio Jutsu Games. The video game puts players into the shoes of a 911 operator who must manage emergency lines and services. Overall, players will answer incoming calls and must react properly. This means, that players will have to determine first aid instructions, advise the situation, along with dispatching the correct response team along with how many fireman, police officers, and ambulances, are sent to the caller’s location.

The Escapists 2

Developer: Team 17
Publisher: Multimedia Fusion, Unity
Platforms: PC, PS4, XB1
Release Date: TBA 2017

If you enjoyed the first The Escapists then chances are you’ll want to pick up the sequel set to launch at some point in 2017. The video game overall acts similar to the first installment, players will take on the role of an inmate who must escape prison.

What we know so far about the upcoming sequel is that the video game will contain new detailed sprites, tiles, additional ways to escape, more items to craft, and even a revised battle system.


Developer: Spiderling Studios
Publisher: Spiderling Studios
Platforms: PC
Release Date: TBA 2017

Besiege is a physics-based video game developed by Spiderling Studios. Gamers can already enjoy the video game title right now as it’s available through early access on Steam. Within Besiege, players will build outlandish medieval siege engines to use against various castle and armies.

As players progress, the campaign mission will require a certain number of soldiers that must be wiped out or a variety of structures to be demolished.

Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Developer: Red Storm Entertainment
Publisher: Ubisoft
Platforms: PC, PS4
Release Date: March 14, 2017

In Star Trek: Bridge Crew, players, and friends are put into the command of the starship where your actions and decisions will determine the fate of your ship along with the crew. In this simulator, developers Red Storm Entertainment attempts to fully immerse players through VR, making your party of friends and decision even harder as you explore the vast openness of space.

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