While big publishers would like you to believe that single player games are dead or dying, the truth is in fact the opposite. There are tons of great single player games released in the last year and even more upcoming in 2018. Sure, some of them have multiplayer elements to them, but these games still offer a very robust single player experience. So here are the top 20 best upcoming single player games 2018.
Ni No Kuni 2
Join the young king Evan as he sets out on an epic quest to found a new kingdom and, with the help of some new friends, unite his world, saving its people from a terrible evil.
Monster Hunter World
Embark on a perilous hunting expedition into a newly discovered continent known only as ‘The New World’ and prowl its uncharted wilds in search of the land’s most ferocious beasts in Monster Hunter: World.
Kingdom Come Deliverance
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a story-driven open-world RPG that immerses you in an epic adventure in the Holy Roman Empire. Avenge your parents’ death as you battle invading forces, go on game-changing quests, and make influential choices.
A Way Out
From the creators of Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons comes A Way Out, an exclusively co-op adventure that follows two prisoners, Leo and Vincent, making their daring escape from prison.
Far Cry 5
Welcome to Hope County, Montana, home to a fanatical doomsday cult known as Eden’s Gate. Stand up to cult leader Joseph Seed & his siblings, the Heralds, to spark the fires of resistance & liberate the besieged community.
Agony is a first-person, survival horror set in hell. You will begin your journey as a tormented soul within the depths of hell without any memories about your past. The special ability to control people on your path, and possess demons, gives you the measures to survive.
We Happy Few
From the independent studio that brought you Contrast, We Happy Few is an action/adventure game set in a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England. Hide, fight and conform your way out of this delusional, Joy-obsessed world.
God Of War
A difficult and unfamiliar road awaits as you explore a stunning retelling of a classic story. Join Kratos as he adventures through a deep and reflective journey of growth, violence and the desire to become a better man for the sake of his son. In a world of monsters, dragons and gods, the weight of responsibility rests heavy on your shoulders – and when your life is filled with blood and chaos, how can you prevent the mistakes of the past in order to protect your future?
Take on the role of former outlaw biker Deacon St. John: a drifter, a bounty hunter, a wandering vestige of humanity. In world devastated by a global pandemic St. John eschews the ‘safe’ wilderness encampments set up by mankind’s last survivors and takes his chances on the broken roads.
Stop crime as a super-powered Agent of justice in Crackdown 3’s sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Games play better on Xbox One X.
Explore and play inside people’s dreams – and create and share your own – in a seamless and open-ended space of creativity and endless possibilities.
Detroit: Become Human
Enter a tense vision of future Detroit where humans and androids maintain a fragile co-existence and the decisions that you make build the story around you.
Red Dead Redemption 2
Developed by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The game’s vast and atmospheric world will also provide the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience.
London, 1918. You are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal.
Metro Exodus is an epic, story-driven first person shooter from 4A Games that blends deadly combat and stealth with exploration and survival horror in one of the most immersive game worlds ever created.
Starring the world’s most iconic Super Hero, Spider-Man PS4 features the acrobatic abilities, improvisation and web-slinging that the wall-crawler is famous for, while also introducing elements never-before-seen in a Spider-Man game. From traversing with parkour and utilizing the environment, to new combat and blockbuster set pieces, it’s Spider-Man unlike any you’ve played before.
Kingdom Hearts 3
For those who haven’t played before, Kingdom Hearts is an action RPG where the main hero—a Keyblade wielder named Sora—is joined by Donald Duck and Goofy as they travel across the Disney worlds to fight against the dark and spreading threat of the shadowy creatures known as the Heartless. So far, they’ve travelled to dozens of Disney worlds, and by the time Kingdom Hearts III comes out, more than 200+ Disney characters will have appeared in the franchise.
Dragon Quest XI
Dragon Quest XI has a 16 year old protagonist who grew up in a serene, quiet town. When he participates in the village’s coming-of-age ceremony, he discovers that he is the reincarnation of a hero that once saved the world, and is burdened with a great mission. He sets off across the world of Lotozetasia, where he’s joined by allies, including a child prodigy, a rude thief, and an entertainer.
Featuring a story driven connected dungeon experience, dive into the world of CODE VEIN. Create your own character and choose your partner as you venture out into a world of destruction, overrun by the Lost. Change the feel of the game depending on which partner you choose, each with their own combat style and background story.
Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night
You are Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist curse which slowly crystallizes your skin. You must battle your way through a demon-filled castle summoned by Gebel, your old friend whose body has become more crystal than flesh.