The 6 hottest video video games in a surprisingly action-packed February

It is simply weeks into the brand new 12 months and we're already waist-deep in main new video games. February kicked off with the shock announcement-slash-launch of the superb "Apex Legends" on PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC. The sport's already a breakaway hit, with over 10 million gamers. A number of different blockbuster titles are anticipated within the coming week, together with "Crackdown three" and "Anthem."   With a shock announcement on February four, adopted swiftly by the sport's launch on PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC, "Apex Legends" has already demonstrated that February is a giant month for gaming. Within the coming week, one other trio of blockbusters is anticipated to reach — spearheaded by the highly-anticipated "Anthem" from EA's Bioware workforce — and there isn't any slowing down after that!  This is the rundown of all the most important video games of the 12 months's shortest month: SEE ALSO: The 30 hottest video video games you should not miss in 2019 1. "Apex Legends" On paper, "Apex Legends" sounds loads like "Fortnite." It is a free-to-play shooter centered round a Battle Royale mode! It is accessible on a number of gaming platforms! It is full of colourful loot! In actuality, "Apex Legends" is a very totally different sport in the identical style as "Fortnite." Should you've spent any time with the "Titanfall" video games, you will really feel no less than some tinge of familiarity with "Apex Legends." There is a easy cause for that: "Apex Legends" is made by Respawn Leisure, the EA-owned studio that made the "Titanfall" video games. In truth, "Apex Legends" is kind of a "Titanfall" sport, albeit one with out wall-running or large, hulking robotic fits. What it lacks in that stuff, it retains in wonderful first-person taking pictures. Above all else, "Apex Legends" is a extremely, actually nice multiplayer first-person shooter. Sure, it is a Battle Royale sport. And sure, it is a free-to-play sport, with all the luggage that phrase comes with. However, greater than any of that stuff, "Apex Legends" is a best-in-class first-person shooter. Launch Date: February four Platform(s): Xbox One, PlayStation four, PC 2. "Far Cry New Daybreak" A brand new "Far Cry" sport? Did not a type of come out, like, in 2018? Yep! That sport was "Far Cry 5," and it got here out in late March on PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC. The open-world first-person shooter was set in America for the primary time ever, and featured a brand new antagonist: a maniacal cult chief with nuclear ambitions. "Far Cry New Daybreak" is a sequel to that sport, set in a post-apocalypse Montana 17 years after the occasions of "Far Cry 5." The trailer alludes to a interval of utmost climate following a nuclear detonation, ultimately resulting in a brand new world — a world the place folks shoot sawblades from crossbows, apparently. Launch Date: February 15, 2019 Platform(s): Xbox One, PlayStation four, PC three. "Crackdown three" "Crackdown three" has been within the works for years, having been delayed a number of instances. Because the identify implies, it is the third sport within the open-world, third-person motion "Crackdown" sequence. However this time, apparently, it stars Terry Crews? The sequence is large on mobility — permitting you to go wherever you need — and on enormous explosions. It seems just like the third sport within the sequence is not any totally different on this respect. Launch Date: February 15, 2019 Platform(s): Xbox One, PC See the remainder of the story at Enterprise Insider