#7: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 - The legendary skateboard games return in September as a clean remaster. (Image Credit: Activision Blizzard)
#6: Tennis World Tour 2 - The last good tennis game was ages ago. Tennis World Tour 2 wants to continue where Virtua Tennis & Top Spin left off. In September we shall test its merits at Center Court. (Image Credit: NACON)
#5: Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions - The cult anime has already hit consoles. Tsubasa provides arcade gaming fun on the lawn and online. (Image Credit: Bandai Namco)
#4: Madden NFL 21 - The Madden series keeps going strong and gets the next-gen treatment from EA Sports. You can start tackling and rushing on August 25th. (Image Credit: EA Sports)
#3: eFootball PES 2021 - On the pitch, Pro Evolution Soccer is the best soccer game, but the success is reserved for the FIFA series. This September they are not releasing a full game, in preparation for huge successor with a new engine and extensive improvements. (Image Credit: Konami)
#2: NBA 2K21 - 2K Games has some making up to do after the microtransaction debacle of the predecessor. On the court, the basketball game has been the measure of all things for years. Nothing should change this September either. (Image Credit: 2K Games)
#1: FIFA 21 - Unsurprisingly, FIFA 21 is likely to be the hottest sports game of the year: It looks great and it offers exactly the innovations fans have been waiting for. If it lives up to the expectations though? We'll see on October 6th. (Image Credit: EA Sports)
FIFA 21 is going for another encore in October and PES 2021 will make its move a bit earlier. But what else is going on in the world of sports games? FromNBA 2K21 to an anime legend: We got the hottest sports games of 2020 for you.