Metacritic Best Video Games of 2019 (per platform)

Naga

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More details and lists at the link, but here are the main ones as shown in the article:
And several of 2019's highest-scoring releases were new ports of previously released titles, including the year's #1-ranked release, Divinity: Original Sin II (reaching the Switch in 2019 after prior releases in 2017 and 2018 on other platforms), as well as the #2, which was the belated PC version of Red Dead Redemption, arriving a year after its console brethren.

So, what was our best new game of 2019? The year's #3-ranked release, Resident Evil 2. (...)

Perhaps you disagree with that classification. In that case, what was 2019's best wholly original release? That honor falls to our overall #4-ranked title, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, which is definitely not a port of any previous game. It's not even a sequel, for that matter, but is instead that rarest of things: a terrific new IP (in this case, by FromSoftware, the team behind Dark Souls series and Bloodborne).

Rounding out our top 5 highest-scoring games of 2019 was the latest Final Fantasy XIV expansion, Shadowbringers.
PS4 GOTY : Resident Evil 2 (91 - 85 critics)
PS4 Exclusive of the year : MLB The Show 19 (86 - 31 critics) - won't be an exclusive anymore "as early as 2021"

X1 GOTY : Resident Evil 2 (93 - 26 critics)
X1 (console) Exclusive of the year : Gears 5 (84 - 86 critics)

Switch GOTY : Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition (93 - 17 critics)
Switch Exclusive of the year : Fire Emblem Three Houses (89 - 101 critics)

PC GOTY : Red Dead Redemption 2 (93 - 43 critics)
PC Exclusive of the year : Disco Elysium (91 - 59 critics)

Interesting ranking. I added the number of critics to have a proper comparison.
 
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Cactuar

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PS4 Exclusive of the year : MLB The Show 19 (86 - 31 critics) - won't be an exclusive anymore in the future
You have false information in your OP. MLB The Show will be exclusive again this year. The game will go multiplatform "as early as 2021." Meaning it will be 2021 at the earliest before it's no longer exclusive.
 
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Naga

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You have false information in your OP. MLB The Show will be exclusive again this year. The game will go multiplatform "as early as 2021." Meaning it will be 2021 at the earliest before it's no longer exclusive.
Future doesn't mean "2020", I would have said that otherwise.
But sure, I'll edit that to clarify.
 

--R

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You have false information in your OP. MLB The Show will be exclusive again this year. The game will go multiplatform "as early as 2021." Meaning it will be 2021 at the earliest before it's no longer exclusive.
So what you're saying is that it won't be an exclusive anymore in the future.
 

mazi

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DQXI S is technically the highest switch exclusive at 91, as that version isn't available on any other platform.
but i can see why they went with fire emblem.
 

silva1991

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Fuck, I need to buy Disco before the discount ends tomorrow.

DQXI S is technically the highest switch exclusive at 91, as that version isn't available on any other platform.
but i can see why they went with fire emblem.
People don't usually call a port on another system exclusive just because it has some exclusive content.
 

McScroggz

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Man, I wish I had time to play Disco Elysium. I can’t decide if I want to buy it now (or the first sale on Steam) or if I wait for an eventual (hopefully for me at least) console release that might have some improvements and added content ala the Divinity: Original Sun games, especially since such a release would serve as a reminder to play a game I’m confident I’ll adore.
 

Casper

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There is no Baseball in the future, only shame.

Shameball 2020 is multiplatform (at least in the future obviously)
 

kpaadet

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Weird to mention MLB not being an exclusive when Gears 5 is on PC and Disco Elysium is coming to consoles probably this year.
 
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Naga

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Weird to mention MLB not being an exclusive when Gears 5 is on PC and Disco Elysium is coming to consoles probably this year.
Or you can read the OP and see that Gears 5 is shown as being a console exclusive only already.
Nobody even bother talking about PC exclusives anymore since nearly all of them come to PC nowadays, apart from grand strategy games and some MMO and indies. Especially successful ones.