Each year there are always established and emerging gaming trends that offer players fresh and exciting gaming experiences. While last year’s trends included the launch of several VR headsets for gaming (e.g. PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive), augmented reality gaming (e.g. Pokémon Go) and an influx of nostalgia games (e.g. Ghostbusters, X-Files and Twin Peaks), 2017 is building on some of these trends and adding new ones to the mix.
Here are the top 3 trends shaping the gaming industry in 2017.