While you can argue that the battle royale craze is reaching its peak, it remains one of the biggest genres in games today. BR games like Fortnite, Apex Legends, and even PUBG are still some of the most-played games out there. And with rumors brewing around Call of Duty: Modern Warfare getting a standalone BR mode, it certainly looks like the genre is here to stay.
But what can we expect from battle royale games in 2020? It’s a new year, and that means there’s gotta be innovations and experiences on the way, right? Whether it’s Activision paving the way with whatever these rumors are around a new CoD battle royale, or a new contender introducing a flurry of new mechanics we didn’t know we wanted until now, 2020 could potentially be another exciting year for BR games. Still, we can’t help but dream and wonder about all the specific things we hope will happen.
Below you can find everything that the GameSpot team wants to see in a new BR game in 2020. We detail what we want to see change about certain aspects of the genre at large, its various modes, and the customization options in between. You’ll notice that some of our points are in opposition to one other, but these are the individual opinions of those on the team and we each share different views on how battle royale should evolve and change. What do you want to see in a new battle royale game in 2020? Don’t hesitate to shout your thoughts and feelings out in the comments section!