2019 was another eventful year for the video game industry, with many significant events and releases taking place. Here are some of the highlights:
The release of several highly anticipated games: 2019 saw the release of several highly anticipated games, including “Death Stranding,” “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,” “Control,” “Resident Evil 2 Remake,” and “Devil May Cry 5.”
The rise of game subscription services: 2019 saw the rise of game subscription services, with the launch of Google Stadia and Apple Arcade. These services offered new ways for gamers to access and play games.
The continued growth of esports: Esports continued to grow in 2019, with the Fortnite World Cup offering a record-breaking $30 million prize pool and the League of Legends World Championship breaking viewership records once again.
The emergence of cloud gaming: 2019 saw the emergence of cloud gaming, with the launch of services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud. These services allowed gamers to play games on any device with an internet connection.
The release of new gaming technology: 2019 saw the release of new gaming technology, including the Nvidia RTX Super graphics card and the Valve Index VR headset.
Controversies surrounding game development: 2019 was not without its controversies, including the controversy surrounding the working conditions at game development studio Rockstar and the backlash surrounding the portrayal of Hong Kong in “Blizzard’s” “Hearthstone.”
Overall, 2019 was a significant year for the video game industry, with the release of highly anticipated games, the rise of game subscription services and cloud gaming, and the continued growth of esports. However, it was also a year marked by controversies and debates around the working conditions of game developers and the relationship between video games and politics.
Video Games Released in 2019:
Here is our enormous collection of video games released in 2019 and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.
Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.