As in previous years, during 2022 shooter fans have received several games that fans of the genre have loved. Thus, in addition to the de rigueur annual installments, this year both highly anticipated experiences and others have debuted that, despite passing under the radar, have ended up making those who enjoy shooting titles fall in love. And, for this reason, we have wanted to make a list with the best shooters of 2022 to have all these proposals in a single selection.
However, before getting into the matter, we must point out that only the games that have debuted during this year will appear. For this reason, experiences like deathloop, which landed on XSeries just a few months ago, are left out of the final list. However, due to its quality and impact, the work of Arkane Studios deserved at least one mention in this special.
The top of the best shooters of 2022
Overwatch 2 – PC, PS4, PS5, XOne, XSeries, Switch
To breathe new life into the 2016 GOTY, Blizzard opted to relaunch Overwatch with numerous changes under the arm and a 2 in the title. For this reason, since its debut in October, players have been able to enjoy a proposal that touches up the original experience without tarnishing anything along the way. Thus, the new format 5 vs. 5, the progression system and the new characters have made Overwatch 2 one of the best shooters of the year.
Rainbow Six: Extraction – PC, PS4, PS5, XOne, XSeries
One more time, Ubisoft proposes a degree in which cooperation and collaboration are the keys to success. Thus, to deal with a deadly alien invasion In constant evolution, players will have to organize themselves to overcome the different missions full of chaos, tension and unexpected events. Without a doubt, one of the most important shooters of 2022 and also one of the most fun.
High on Life – PC, XOne, XSeries
At the end of the year comes High on Life, the madness of Justin Roiland (creator of Rick & Morty) that presents a universe in which aliens smoke humans. Under that premise, players will have to figure out how to save Earth while cooperating with talking guns and, unsurprisingly, witnessing some of Roiland’s madness. And these range from, for example, complete B-movies to hilarious dialogues that are never repeated.
splatoon 3 -Switch
The Inklings return with the third installment of splatoona title that will take the action outside Cromópolis and take it to a new region known as Tintelia. Thus, with the new title of the series will include new weapons, new game mechanics, more customization options and a series of new movements that will allow you to enjoy the fighting to the fullest. In addition to being one of the most original, Splatoon 3 is also one of the most fun shooters of the year.
Metal: Hellsinger – PC, PS4, PS, XOne, XSeries
Metal: Hellinger begins with a rather peculiar premise: when The Stranger loses her voice, this demon will have to travel through different circles of hell in order to recover it. And, as if this were not enough, players will come across an ambitious game system that combines the most classic shooter with the possibilities of rhythmic games. Undoubtedly, an unparalleled experience in the medium that has managed, in its own right, to become one of the most popular of the year.
The House of the Dead Remake – PC, PS4, XOne, Switch
Lovers of this arcade classic were amazed by the announcement of the remake. In it, in addition to preserving the essence of the original, the possibility of playing as if you were in an arcade room is added on platforms such as Nintendo Switch. For this reason, although many still prefer the classic, many others have been able to enjoy one of the most original shooters of the year.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – PC, PS4, PS5, XOne, XSeries
New year and, as usual, new delivery of the call of duty series. In this reimagining of the 2009 title, players can enjoy a campaign mode with characters as emblematic as Captain Price or a multiplayer capable of squeezing the essence of the franchise to the fullest. For this reason, this release is one of the mandatory ones among the most important shooters of 2022.
GhostWire: Tokyo – PC, PS5
The proposal of Tango Gameworks It is one of the most special of the year. In it, players will have to discover what is hidden behind the numerous disappearances that affect the population of Tokyo, a situation that directly connects with the main character and is also influenced by the fine line that separates life from death. . And, as if all that were not enough, the gameplay is based on a very particular shooter that uses magic and powers instead of weapons.
Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 – PC, PS4, PS5, XOne, XSeries
After announcing that the original experience would be renamed Call of Duty: Warzone Cauldron, Infinity Ward and Activision published this “sequel” to the successful battle royale. In it, players will find all those features that have made millions of users enjoy the proposal every day since its launch. And just like the original, this is also one of the biggest shooters of the year it debuted.
evil west – PC, PS4, PS5, XOne, XSeries
Flying Wild Hog launched at the end of November one of the funniest experiences of the year. In this “pocket God of War”, with fewer gods and more shooting, vampires and monsters, players will have to save the world from a threat that could end life as we know it. And, for this and for its hilarious gameplay, Evil West has earned a place among the best shooters of 2022.
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