I usually start these monthly release date calendars with some commentary about what a fruitful month it’s going to be for PC gaming, but I gotta level with you: January’s a bit light as far as new releases go.
I recently got to play the first couple hours of the Dead Space remake, which is out toward the end of the month, and it seemed like a good, faithful update. Square Enix RPG Forspoken is another big publisher game coming in late January, and there’s a One Piece game on the way, but not a whole lot more that’s on my radar. We’re in a game release trough before the swell coming in February, which will include Atomic Heart, Company of Heroes 3, Like a Dragon: Ishin!, and more.
Someone just did point out to me that there’s a samurai deckbuilding game called Mahokenshi (opens in new tab) out soon, though, and my interest is piqued. There are also a couple of big events to start the year off. Here’s what’s going on in PC gaming in January: