These are tough times for sports fans all over the world. Because of the ongoing pandemic, there, the entire sports world has come to a standstill and even big-ticket events like the Olympics and the Wimbledon have been postponed.
No one knows when we will get to witness some sporting action. But as you are self-quarantined at home, sports lovers can try out these terrific sports video games to indulge in some sports love.
Madden NFL 20
This is an American football video game based on the National Football League and has developed a great legacy over the years. The new installment of the game has some brilliant gameplay along with a handful of new game-changing features that make it standout. You can now even create your own quarterback to dominate the College Football Playoff. Then there are Ultimate Team Missions to explore that will give you unique challenges. Needless to say, the graphics are top-notch. The game can be played on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.
This racing/sports management sim is a boon for F1 lovers who can’t watch the races right now. The world of Formula 1 will be brought to your screen with F1 2019 and you will get to face some of the toughest drivers F1 has to offer. All the official teams, drivers and 21 circuits from the 2019 season of the competition features in this game. The other big additions include the FIA Formula 2 World Championship and scheduled online racing that make it more exciting. The game has plenty more innovative things to do for users and the detailing of the graphics is simply amazing, making you feel you are right on the track.
NBA 2K17 is the perfect gift for any basketball fan and will be the most useful game for those who are sorely missing the NBA season. Leaving aside the amazing graphics, there is the brilliant practice drills to indulge in the My Career mode. These drills are so meticulously planned that those of you who would have ever dreamed of playing in the league will actually feel they are there in the court. The smooth, fluid play allows you to move the ball in the court with ease and you can even get to exhibit fancy footwork and advanced ball maneuvers. There’s also a great option of playing as a part of the team in the game which will be thoroughly rewarding.
So, the Wimbledon is postponed. Don’t feel glum yet. Indulge yourself in AO Tennis – the new major tennis game. This community-focused tennis game allows you to use a photo-realistic version of yourself in the court along with the other greats of the game. There are neat play features that have not been seen in any other tennis video game till now. You can play tournaments all around the world; play special event matches and even unlock new play styles to improve your game.
Cricket 07 brings you the best of cricket and has been the leading cricket video game for the Windows platform for more than a decade. Developed by HB Studios and published by EA Sports this game has a plethora of features that allows the player to play in all the three formats (and a few more). Its myriad features, control mechanisms and cool camera angles make it the very best cricket video game out there. The game also has an ‘Ashes Series’ which will cater to the Test cricket lovers. The fantastic commentary by Mark Nicholas and Richie Benaud only adds to its fun.