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Neverwinter is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online parlor game established by Cryptic Studios as well as released by Perfect World Home Entertainment for Microsoft Windows in 2013, Xbox One in 2015, and PlayStation 4 in 2016. Based on the fictional Forgotten Realms city of Neverwinter from Dungeons & Dragons, Neverwinter is a standalone game and also not component of the previous Neverwinter Nights series.

Also in 2021 you can look forward to some highlights from the shooter genre, accordingly, it will be neat again this year. Among other things, some titles that have been supposed to appear in the last year, but then have been postponed.

In our list, we introduce you to some shooter hopes of the coming twelve months for PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, and we still have all the other shooters to appear in the course of 2021.


In this preview list you will find both ego and third-person shooter.

Since new games are regularly announced, we will update this list continuously.

Last update on 17 August 2021: Finally, the new Call of Duty was revealed and it’s called Call of Duty: Vanguard.

Shooter Highlights 2021

Halo: Infinite

  • Platforms: Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 3 . Quarter 2021

That’s why it’s about: In Halo Infinite, the Master Chief lands on the Zeta Halo-Ring and has to be there with the brutal alien faction Banished, which may be known to some of you from Halo Wars 2. The story developments from Halo 5: Guardians will also play a role, the Chief also has a new fellow, who has so far known only as the pilot.

More Sandbox: The Halo Infinite campaign is to be many times larger than the last two parts taken together, in addition to significantly more exploration freedom, the developers of 343 industries also put on significantly more sandbox elements. Among other things, the Master Chief has a gripping hook with which he can draw in elevated positions or to pick up opponents.

What is balled up? In the Infinite Weapon Arsenal are some old acquaintances such as the Assault Rifle or the pistol, the first gameplay video also showed some new wys like the VK78 command or the alien weapons Ravager and Mehrler.

Battlefield 2042

  • Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 22 . October 2021

That’s why it’s time: Battlefield 2042 returns with a modern setting. But this time is a shooter that will only be playable in multiplayer – a campaign is unfortunately not. To keep as long as possible on the ball, there will be Games AS A service elements with Battle Passes, Seasons and more.

More players * inside, larger cards : Battlefield 2042 wants to make the entry into the new consoles as large as possible with the game. Therefore, it will be possible on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X / S and the PC to play with up to 128 people at the same time. For this, the cards are increased again. On the old consoles the maps are covered and only 64 players can be there per round.

What is bound up? With modern setting, Battlefield 2042 also expect such weapons. But it is not too much in the future, which is why you have to do without laser floors.

Call of Duty Vanguard

  • Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 2021

That’s why it’s time: With Call of Duty Vanguard it goes back to the fronts of the Second World War. There is not a lot of information about the game yet, but there will definitely give multiple battlefields. Thus, a forest was shown in a teaser, which is modeled by the battle of Merville.

Revelation follows: On August 19, there will be a big event in Warzone to celebrate the revelation of Vanguard. According to Activision, that’s the first insight into the big battle of Verdansk. The whole takes place at 19:30 pm German time.

What is bound up? Da Call of Duty: Vanguard goes back to the Second World War, there are also accordingly weapons in the game. So you will have to be satisfied with contemporary shooting bashing.


  • Platform: PS5
  • Release: 30 . April 2021

That’s why it’s about: Return puts you in the role of Astronautin Selene, which is stranded on a strange planet and there has to survive numerous, dangerous challenges, including, among other things, a shoiscomy aliens. After a screen, Selene awakens new and can then revise decisions made or react differently to threats.

Triple-A debut: For the Third-Person shooter, Housemarque (Resogun, Alienation) is responsible for the first time in Triple-A characters with Return. The Mix of Platforming, Bullet Bright and Roguelite should also use the new functions of the dualSense controller and thanks to 3D audio support also acoustically a lot on the box.

This is balled: In the first trailers, Selene is equipped with futuristic machine guns and shotguns, well possible, as well as alien weapons are used.

Far Cry 6

  • Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 7 . October 2021

That’s why: Far Cry 6 plays on Yara, a caribbean island laid at the real Cuba. Diktator Anton Castillo built a terrorist state. His son Diego, the Castillo teaches the dictator craft, will play a special role in the story. You take the guerrilla recruits Dani Rojas, which you can play as a woman or husband and have to put the craft the craftsmanship.

More focus on crafting: The Open World Shooter includes many elements of past series parts, but will also make a big focus on weapons crafting. The Ballermänner uses you together and can also use unusual materials such as an exhaust or a cancellosis. In addition, there will be animal companion again, including Dachshund Chorizo.

This is balled out: The Weapon Arsenal of Far Cry 6 is composed of various pistols, machine guns, carabiners and larger calibrars, crafting weapons will also be an important part as mentioned above.


  • Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 1 . April 2021

It’s about it: In Outriderers, humanity wants to populate the alien planet Enoch. But when building the first city, a huge energy tower called Anomalie appears that moves most people. A group of insurgents entrenches itself in the ruins of the city and also wants the other settlers to the leather. Of course, as Outrider we can not let that allow and fight the insurgents.

Fatigant Mix: Outriderers mixes elements of various genres and games together. Among other things, there is a coverage system, lots of lot as better weapons and armor in the game world and role-playing classes. Overall, there are three of them, each with specific advantages. You can improve your character about a branched skilltree, the complete campaign is also playable in the co-op.

This is balled: In addition to quite generic weapons such as machine guns and shotguns, there is also weapons with special skills in the later gameplay.

Back 4 Blood

  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 12 . October 2021

It’s about it: Back 4 Blood plays after the outbreak of a plague, which people infected with the so-called Devil Worm parasite and all that did not die anyway, turned into bloodthirsty monsters. You belong to a group of survivors who fight against these creatures called Ridden.

Left 4 Dead as a model: The story campaign of the game can you play with up to four people in the coop. It has to complete your missions in which teamwork and agreements are needed. The action is still in the foreground and you have to resort to a whole army of different zombie types.

This is balled: Back 4 Blood has the usual zombie survival arsenal to offer, so pistols, shotguns, rifles and Co.


  • Platforms: PS5, PC
  • Release: 14 . September 2021

That’s why it’s time: In Deathloop, it slips into the role of Assassine Colt, which fested in a time loop. And that was charged during a party on an island, which was once a military base. The special feature: At the end of the night, the party starts over and over again. To break the time loop, eight targets on the island must be done.

PS5 Exclusive Mix: Shooting is one of the most important tasks in Deathloop, nonetheless, other elements ensure variety. Among other things, there are also Stealth passages and moments in which their opponent movements must be closely monitored. In addition, Colt is also rather fast on the road, which is why there is also space elements in the game.

This is balled: In addition to shotgun and guns, among other things, a machete is used.

Bright Memory Infinite

  • Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 2021

It’s about it: Bright Memory: Infinite plays in a futuristic metropolis of the year 2036. A strange phenomenon has occurred in the sky that nobody really can explain. The Supernatural Science Research Organization sends agents into different regions to investigate this phenomenon. One of them are you.

Speed ​​is all: The reboot of the ego shooter Bright Memory sets mainly at speed and combos and reminds of a mix of Doom and Devil May Cry.

This is balled out: In addition to quite classic SCIFI knears as a PULSE Blaster you use the fight against the numerous enemies also various melee weapons like a futuristic katana.

Overwatch 2

  • Platforms: PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC
  • Release: probably 2021

That’s why: With OverVATCH 2 will probably come this year the successor to the popular Hero shooter on consoles. This should put on the core on the same elements as the first part, so many different heroes and focus on multiplayer battles. New but is a stronger weighting of the story as well as a coop mode, both should ensure that the lore behind the characters and places is more effective.

Merger in the long run: Initially, there will still be a cross-minded matchmaking system with the first part, but the long term, Overwatch and OverVATCH 2 will become a large overarching title.

It is balled out: Even if no details are known yet: You may also look forward to a whole series of weapons of weapons such as the Biotic Launcher or the Fusion Cannons in the second part, which are already careful in the first part for fun to have.

Metal Hellsinger

  • Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 2021

It’s about it: Metal Hellsinger combines shooter with music game. In the stroke of the music, your opponent must slap to get as many points as possible and drive your multiplier upwards. The music shows you in the levels in which you can move freely, but also when you may dodge. If the implementation is correct, there are bonuses like faster reload.

On the ears , as the name suggests, mainly Metal music. So far confirmed and involved artists are Alissa White-Gluz by Arch Enemy or Björn Strid by SoilWork.

This is balled: In the previous gameplay material for the game mainly pistols, shotguns and swords are used.


  • Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 2021

It’s about it: In Chorus, you play Nara and their living spaceship forsaken. Both move into a personal rich frame train against a dark cult who created Nara. In addition to action-rich fighting in space, there will also be battles on the ground in the game of Fishlabs and Deep Silver.

Campaign and Secondary Missions: In addition to a comprehensive singleplayer campaign, there is also several unlockable weapons and skills as well as activities away from the main action, which provide you with even more backgrounds to the story and prey pieces.

This is balled: with the upgradable on-board protected and weapon systems of Forsaken and various Scifi creak.

Dying Light 2

  • Platforms: PS5, Xbox Series X / S, PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Release: 7 . December 2021

That’s why it’s time: In Dying Light 2, it takes you again in a huge open world outraged by Zombies. As the predecessor part 2 offers a gameplay mix of parkour maneuvers over the roofs of a freely accessible city, martial cautics against zombies and people and a story about the demise in the world.

What should you do? With your decisions and actions made during the game, you should supposedly influence the game world. In this way, there can be new routes or entire districts can change their appearance depending on the choice.

It is balled out? The zombies in Dying Light 2 is best out of the way or fight them with melee utensils, but there will also be ranged weapons like a bow.


  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Release: 2021

It’s about it: Actually, Boundary first sounds after another team multiplayer shooter in which two fives teams compete against each other. The clou is that the battles take place in weightlessness. Movements are mainly possible via backpacks that can choose and modify them before a match. Even with the ammunition, you should choose carefully because you load the complete mix (for example explosive floors or EMP) in your knears.

Astro classes: There are various astroperators or short AOS, which differ, among other things, in the choice of weapons and gadgets. The Sniper class can use a platform for stabilization, the AOS also have tactical (active and passive) capabilities. These coordinate on each other is likely to be among the most important tasks in Boundary.

This is balled: with numerous futuristic wys like the GSW-DMR or GSW-MP43.

More shooters to appear 2021

  • Aliens: Fireteam
  • Apex Legends (Switch-Version)
  • BPM: Bullets Per Minute
  • Crossfire X
  • Crysis Remastered Trilogy
  • Earth Defense Force: World Brothers
  • Earth Defense Force 6
  • ExoMecha
  • Exophobia
  • Gal*Gun Returns
  • Ghostrunner (PS5- & Xbox Series X/S-Version)
  • Graven
  • Habroxia 2
  • Hell Let Loose
  • Insurgency Sandstorm
  • Lemnis Gate
  • Metro: Exodus (PS5- & Xbox Series X/S-Version)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2
  • Necromunda: Hired Gun
  • Panzer Dragoon 2: Remake
  • Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (Switch-Version)
  • Rise of the Triad Remastered
  • Scorn
  • Serious Sam 4
  • Shadow Warrior 3
  • Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2
  • Star Wars: Hunters
  • Star Wars: Republic Commando
  • Terminator: Resistance Enhanced
  • The House of the Dead Remake
  • Wing of Darkness
  • Wrath: Aeon of Ruin
  • XIII (Switch-Version)

Auf welche Shooter freut ihr euch im Jahr 2021 am meisten?

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