The best PC games of 2020.

2020 was a busy year for PC gamers. There were exclusive titles, pleasant surprises, remastered classics, and famous franchises getting a new chapter. All of this made last year one of the best in terms of content quality.

Check out the numbered list – which doesn’t exactly represent a ranking – of the best PC games in 2020.

The best PC games of 2020

1- Microsoft Flight Simulator

One of the most famous simulators of all time got a new version in 2020. Flight Simulator arrived taking the level of realism to another level, both in terms of gameplay and in terms of graphics.

The best PC games of 2020

Realism impresses even in game modes. It is possible to carry out a series of tutorials explaining exactly how to control a plane, even risking landings and take-offs in the most diverse scenarios, such as intense fog and heavy rain.

2- Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla

The new chapter of the famous Ubisoft franchise brings a Viking theme never before explored. In the game, you control Eivor, a character who needs to avenge his father’s death, as well as expand his empire into Europe.

The best PC games of 2020

The game brings a gameplay very well adapted to the theme, with intense combat and a very varied skill system. The PC version has enchanting graphics both in characterizing the characters and in detailed elements of the scenery.

3- Mafia: Definitive Edition

The classic open world game received a new version in 2020. Mafia: Definitive Edition brings remastered graphics and gameplay well adapted to current controls. As a bonus, the version brings a new free exploration mode.

The best PC games of 2020

In 1940 Mafia puts you in control of Tomy, a young taxi driver who ends up surrendering to the local mafia and performing a series of illegal tasks, such as smuggling weapons and drinks, eliminating enemies from other organizations, among other activities.

4- World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Another expansion of the classic World of Warcraft was released in 2020: Shadowlands take players to a whole new area in the game, where they will find a new story, and of course new items and weapons for their characters.

The game, which was originally released in 2004, is still more alive than ever after the content. And unlike other DLCs, Shadowlands is more inviting to new players, making it a good entry strategy for Blizzard.

The best PC games of 2020

5- Eternal Doom

The popular FPS franchise got a new chapter in 2020. Doom Eternal puts players once again in control of Doomslayer this time to stop a demonic invasion of Earth.

As usual, the game brings a frantic gameplay that boils down to destroying and eliminating all the creatures that cross your path. But, there are also several modes besides the main story, such as combat against hordes in arenas and multiplayer.

6- Desperados 3

Another franchise that revived in 2020 was Desperados. The strategy series brings a chapter that shows the events before the first game, showing how John Cooper’s gang met and got started in the criminal world.

The best PC games of 2020

The game brings a fun mix of gameplay elements from the 90s, with a more modern look. It’s perfect for nostalgic players and lovers of a genre that is increasingly scarce these days.

7- Crysis Remastered

Popularly known as one of the heaviest games of its time (2007), Crysis got a remastered version in 2020. It brings more realistic graphics, creating an even more impressive setting than what was seen in the original release.

In the game, you control a super soldier who, thanks to a nano-particle armor, brings superhuman abilities, such as gigantic jumps and strength beyond normal.

8- Hades

Considered by many to be the biggest surprise of 2020, Hades is by far one of the best games of the year. The game is an action RPG based on Greek mythology, with challenging difficulty and unique gameplay.

The best PC games of 2020

The efficient combat mechanics and the engaging and charismatic plot make the game one of the must-have titles for anyone playing on PCs.

9- Cyberpunk 2077

Despite suffering from several bugs in the console versions, to the point that several players asked for a refund of the game, the PC version of Cyberpunk 2077 escaped most of the problems. Thanks to the power of current graphics cards, the game provides a unique experience, especially in the visual part.

The game puts you in control of character V, a mercenary looking for a kind of implant that is the key to immortality. The game is set in the fictional city of Night City, whose population brings very strange and questionable behavior.

The best PC games of 2020

10- Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Activision’s traditional annual franchise game puts gamers in the middle of pre-Cold War conflicts. In control of a secret agent, you must go in search of a spy who could provoke the dreaded confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union.

In addition to a campaign with an engaging plot, the game also features a fun cooperative Zombie Mode, and multiplayer that needs no comments.