In recent years, the gaming industry has transformed into a multi-million dollar industry, and has succeeded in making a splash in the online world. Game players do not look at their ages and circles, from millennials to adults, even though they all play games. This has resulted in the gaming industry becoming a significant revenue generator and can bring people around the world together through competitions, tournaments or gaming leagues, game companies are constantly developing new games and investing heavily. Lots of new innovations, new technologies, new game concepts, new gaming experiences that are constantly being developed so that many new game genres have emerged.
The following are some of the game genres that are trending in 2020:
1.Action Game (Multiplayer online battle arena)
Everything that falls into the action games category is one that challenges the player’s reflexes by combining hand-eye coordination and reaction time. Today’s action games mix vivid visuals and an adrenaline rush to provide a unique experience for gamers. The action game genre has also developed into several more genres, along with the innovation of gaming developers and what is currently popular in 2020 is the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) such as Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, Arena of Valor, League of Legends etc. In the MOBA game genre, you no longer only rely on agility in playing games, but are also required to be able to use tactics and strategies to win games. You are also no longer playing singles, but playing in 5 vs 5 (most MOBAs use 5 vs 5). So to win the game, you also need to work well with your team to defeat the enemy team. Character selection is also an important point in MOBA, as much as possible choose a character whose skills match your playing style and your team’s performance gaming.
2.First Person Shooter Game (including Battle Royale)
As one of the game genres that evolved from the action game genre, the first person shooter (fps) game is the most popular game in the world today. There are millions of people who play it online every day, some examples of fps games are Call of Duty (CoD), PUBG etc. The main feature of this gaming genre is to become a character in the game with a user interface design as if you are walking and what you can see on the screen are your hands. In its development, a first person shooter can also become a third person shooter. PubG trending is truly global and is expected to pocket a turnover of USD 20 billion in 2020.
3. Sports Games
Even though there are many new game genres that have developed such as MOBA or FPS as mentioned above, the sports game genre is still favored by sports fanatics. Many fans of sports like soccer and basketball feel they are the perfect stars in sports games like FIFA20 or NBA games. There are lots of interesting games about sports including racing games like Asphalt 9: Legends, Need for Speed etc. Or other sports games such as billiards games (virtual pool, Real pool 3D, etc.).