January 25, 2021
Try out your skills with these new PC games.
2020 was a big year in the gaming realm. With new consoles released and some of the year’s biggest games release dates being pushed back due to the pandemic, the anticipation was quite tense. Now that the best in PC games has been recently released, it’s time to brush up on your skills and optimize your computer network for uninterrupted gaming sessions. Find out how you can conquer even the most challenging missions in 2021.
Age of Empires III
This past fall, Microsoft Studios released one impressive collection containing three Age of Empires III games. This collection completes one of the most popular real time strategy franchises with enhanced graphics and theatrical music that gets you in the game. In this edition you can expect the Black family saga to continue as they witness the birth of a new nation. You can choose from three campaigns and a variety of civilizations, including British, French and Spanish. Explore lands in the New World or battle it out with friends across several multi-player campaigns. The opportunities are endless—you won’t want to miss out.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
The eighth edition of the Yakuza games is out with a few big changes. This turn-based crime dramedy is promising to shake things up with new characters and combat schemes. The main character of the past series, Kiryu Kazuma, takes a back seat this time around with newcomer Ichiban Kasuga taking his place. While changes are to be expected, this new series still plans to bring you what it’s known for—crime drama, alternative quests and a plethora of monologues.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla arrived the same day as Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S next-gen consoles came out – making many gamer’s dreams come true. If you’re a PC, PS4 or Google Stadia player, don’t worry. Ubisoft (the creator) made sure it was available to you as well. In this new release you’ll play a Viking and travel across the sea to build new settlements while trying to survive raids and attacks against your crew. Get ready for a world of war, quests and relentless battles.
Get ready to enter an open-world, action-adventure story set in a bustling city with Cyberpunk 2017, designed from the same creators as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. In this series you’ll be chasing after immortality as V, a mercenary outlaw. As you explore the immense city, you’ll face many choices that will shape how your story unfolds. Make sure to customize your character accordingly for an unforgettable adventure you won’t want to quit.
Improve Your Game
When it comes to PC gaming, there are a few challenges every gamer must combat: high latency, internet traffic and ping. That’s why Cox is now offering Elite Gamer. Elite Gamer is a service designed to reduce high latency and take your game to the next level. With this technology, you can improve your performance in over 1,000 online PC games. Equipped with intelligent routing, Elite Gamer finds a faster path to your game server, optimizing your connection and killing high ping. Moreover, Elite Gamer keeps you connected to your gaming community with public leaderboards, so you’ll be able to see what your friends are playing and join in on the fun. With Elite Gamer in your corner, you’ll be unstoppable on any of these new PC releases.