GTA 6, Hogwarts Legacy and the most hyped upcoming games

Hogwarts Legacy

The most hyped games of the entire year have been revealed, with the likes of Grand Theft Auto 6, Hogwarts Legacy, and Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 all in the top 10.

A study by the online gaming experts I’m-a-Puzzle has analysed global Google searches to discover which game has the most hype behind them.

 It should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone that’s familiar with gaming news that GTA 6 is at the top of the list.

Rockstar’s long-awaited new entry to the GTA franchise is now in active development, they have confirmed, and fans are champing at the bit to get the chance to dive into the gsame.

GTA 5, of course, came out in 2013 and has now been released on three separate console generations so excitement is at an all time high for the new release.

We’ve got the full list of games below, including their global monthly searches on Google.

Top 10 most hyped games

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While GTA 6 is at the top of the list, there are also inclusions for the likes of Hogwarts Legacy, MW2 and Baldur’s Gate 3.

Here’s the full list.

  1. GTA 6 – Global monthly searches: 3,014,790
  2. Hogwarts Legacy – Global monthly searches: 1,641,470
  3. God of War Ragnarok – Global monthly searches: 1,298,120
  4. Overwatch 2 – Global monthly searches: 1,051,850
  5. Starfield – Global monthly searches: 690,490
  6. Modern Warfare 2 – Global monthly searches: 627,980
  7. Gotham Knights – Global monthly searches: 570,620
  8. Baldur’s Gate 3 – Global monthly searches: 553,690
  9. Breath of the Wild 2 – Global monthly searches: 546,890
  10. Diablo 4 – Global monthly searches: 519,040

There are some surprising titles in here but the top five makes complete sense.

As we’ve said, GTA 6 is a gaming behemoth and is approaching a near mythical level for fans.

Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy is also going to be a hugely popular release when it finally hits storefronts next year, in February, and God of War Ragnarok is the long-awaited PlayStation exclusive sequel to the hit PS4 game that charted the journey of Kratos and his son.

We can always expect Call of Duty to figure in lists like this, while Starfield is an Xbox exclusive that looks absolutely incredible and takes place exclusively in space.

Gotham Knights is a huge upcoming title set in the Batman universe, while Breath of the Wild 2 is the sequel to the popular Zelda title.


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