Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Best Jobs Tier List https://www.gameskinny.com/9o4my/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-best-jobs-tier-list https://www.gameskinny.com/9o4my/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-best-jobs-tier-list Fri, 25 Mar 2022 08:37:32 -0400 Sergey_3847

There are 28 different jobs in Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, and some of the best jobs become available only later in the game, after players unlock the prerequisite jobs.

This guide will list only the best jobs for Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin in a tier list fashion. You will learn which types of weapons you can use, which abilities and skills are available, as well as how to unlock each of the jobs listed.

Stranger of Paradise: S-Tier Jobs

Liberator
  • Weapons: All
  • Ability: Mighty Guard

Liberator allows you to be anything you want to be: an attacker, a tank, or even a supporter healer. This job allows you to use all weapons from the greatsword to an axe, as well as carry a shield, and perform some incredible combos.

The special job ability, Mighty Guard, is the best action ability in the game. It allows you to create a protective field around yourself and your allies, reducing damage, and at the same time, healing everybody up.

How to unlock Liberator

Liberator can be unlocked after you've unlocked the nodes from the two other jobs:

  • Dragoon
  • Warrior
Tyrant
  • Weapons: Sword, Daggers, Knuckles, Mace, Lance, Katana
  • Ability: Enchant

If you don't care much about the defensive abilities and want to focus purely on dealing as much damage as possible, then Tyrant would be the next best choice.

Enchant is a very powerful skill, which imbues your weapons with any of the chosen elemental effects, creating a very powerful combo effects and affinity bonuses that will leave no enemy standing.

You will also gain access to the Magic Arts skill, which increases and stacks MP recovery with every successful hit.

How to unlock Tyrant

  • Monk
  • Red Mage

A-Tier Jobs

Breaker
  • Weapons: Greatsword, Lance, Katana, Axe
  • Ability: Zantetsuken

If you enjoy farming mobs and like to take out as many as possible in a single combo, then Breaker will fit the bill perfectly.

The entire job is built around its Zantetsuken ability and its combos, which allow you to stack up Soul Bursts, recovering your MP automatically in a similar fashion to Tyrant's Magic Arts.

Although Breakers can't use shields, they can utilize Lightbringer and perform powerful long-ranged attacks.

How to unlock Breaker

  • Samurai
  • Dragoon
  • Berserker
Sage
  • Weapons: Mace
  • Ability: Magic Sigil

Sage is a versatile job that combines both black and white magic into one deadly combination.

Although there aren't that many combo abilities available except Perfected Strike, which increases magic damage, and Resolute Mace, which restores MP, you won't really need anything else to be a successful mage player.

One of the best things about Sage is the Teleport skill, which allows you to both evade attacks and quickly move around the area.

How to unlock Sage

  • Black Mage
  • White Mage
Ninja
  • Weapons: Daggers, Knuckles, Katana
  • Ability: Ninjutsu

Ninja is another pure DPS job that is focused on dealing high damage. but What makes it special is the ability to consume ninja tools instead of MP, which can be replenished at the cubes.

Ninja, just like Tyrant, has plenty of combos that deal elemental damage. With the help of the Jubaku skill, you will be able to increase the duration of these status effects and debuffs.

How to unlock Ninja

  • Samurai
  • Thief

B-Tier Jobs

Paladin
  • Weapons: Greatsword, Sword, Mace
  • Ability: Holy Fang

Imagine being able to restore your HP while attacking, then reducing the damage of your opponent's attacks depending on the level of your max HP. Well, this job does exactly that!

With the help of the Holy Fang ability you can also deal extra holy damage if your HP is full. Use Sentinel skill to increasingly limit the amount of damage that your enemies are trying to deal to you. Sounds complicated, but fun!

How to unlock Paladin

  • Knight
  • White Mage
Dark Knight
  • Weapons: Greatsword, Sword, Knuckles, Lance, Katana, Axe
  • Ability: Souleater

Dark Knight is the complete opposite of the Paladin. Instead of restoring HP to deal damage, Dark Knight consumes own HP to increase its DPS output.

This can be a very effective class, but it does have a high skill cap.

But don't worry, as there is a special Drain skill that comes with this job that allows you to steal HP from the surrounding enemies.

How to unlock Dark Knight

  • Berserker
  • Warrior
  • Black Mage
Assassin
  • Weapons: Daggers, Knuckles, Mace, Lance
  • Ability: Assassinate

Assassin is a great job for inflicting critical hits and building up on that damage. This is another high skill level job.

Assassin can't use shields and is quite vulnerable in general, but you can become invisible and completely disorient your enemies. Once this effect is achieved, you critical hits become correspondingly more powerful.

How to unlock Assassin

  • Monk
  • Thief

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Those are the best jobs in Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. If you are looking for more Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin tips and tricks articles, then be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.

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Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin: How to Parry https://www.gameskinny.com/qns1e/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-how-to-parry https://www.gameskinny.com/qns1e/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-how-to-parry Thu, 24 Mar 2022 08:22:17 -0400 Hayes Madsen

Parrying is one of the most vital skills you have in your defensive repertoire in Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. Developed by Team Ninja of Ninja Gaiden and Nioh fame, the game's action combat is tight but may take some getting used to.

How to Parry in Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin

There's a universal parry system that applies to every weapon and job in Stranger of Paradise. In order to parry, all you need to do is press L1(LB) right as an enemy attack lands. Doing so will see Jack knock the attack back, and you launch right into a combo of your own.

You can also parry using your Soul Shield ability, although the risk is much higher. Normal enemy attacks can be parried with Soul Shield by pressing circle(B), but you'll need to time the move right. Soul Shield drains your break gauge. If you don't time the shield just right you'll be left with a broken gauge, and open to attack. 

While universal parries can be used with any weapon, there are a few jobs that have more specific parrying abilities. The first, and easiest to use, is the Swordfighter's interception ability. Interception is mapped to R2 and when used you'll instantly block and counter any enemy attack, although it does use MP. 

The mace weapon also has a special attack that is used by pressing the attack button while pulling back on the left stick. During the charge up for this move there's a brief window of opportunity where you'll parry an enemy attack. 

Katanas also have a parry built-in, but the timing is incredibly hard to use. By holding down R1 with a Katana you'll enter Senshin Stance, where you can use extra abilities and unleash a flurry of attacks.

If you time Shenshin Stance exactly right at the same time as an enemy attack you'll be able to parry and launch into a lengthy combo with invulnerable frames. You'll absolutely want to practice this move, however, as the timing can be incredibly tricky to get down. 

That covers all the different ways to parry in Stranger of Paradise, take a look at our other Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin guides here on GameSkinny.

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Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Black Screen Fix https://www.gameskinny.com/kc6z6/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-black-screen-fix https://www.gameskinny.com/kc6z6/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-black-screen-fix Thu, 24 Mar 2022 08:16:25 -0400 Sergey_3847

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is giving a black screen on startup to some PC players, preventing them from playing the game completely.

This guide will provide you with a possible black screen fix in Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. This black screen is connected with the shader compiling script that launches immediately at the start of the game, and can cause crashes on some systems.

How to Fix a Black Screen in Stranger of Paradise

Just Wait It Out

When you launch Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, regardless of the platform, the game starts compiling shaders. Usually, there should be a loading screen, but instead all that players see is a black screen.

So for many the best solution would be to simply wait it out. Some systems will move forward really quickly, but others will have to wait for longer, depending on the platform you're using.

Some PC players report that the black screen at startup is infinite, which probably means that your machine can't handle the script. In this case you need to check whether your PC matches the minimum system requirements of the game.

Check System Requirements

Many players may not have noticed, but Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is quite a demanding game, and it may not even run on most laptops. 

If your PC or laptop is below the minimum requirements, then you will need to upgrade to a better system to play this game.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel i7 6700 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB or AMD RX 470
  • HDD: 80 GB

Recommended System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel i7 8700 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1660 Super or AMD RX 5700XT
  • HDD: 80 GB

Update Your Graphics Card Drivers

If your system is capable of running the game, but you still get the infinite black screen, then it is possible that a simple graphics card drivers update will fix this issue.

Follow these instructions to update nVidia graphics drivers:

  1. Download the latest nVidia graphics drivers from the official page
  2. Start the installation process
  3. Restart your PC when finished

Follow these instructions to update ATI Radeon graphics drivers:

  1. Download the latest ATI Radeon graphics drivers from the official page
  2. Start the installation process
  3. Restart your PC when finished

Laptop Users Must Switch Graphics Cards

Laptop users that have an integrated and a dedicated graphics cards will have to switch them manually, if they want to have a full experience of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin.

Here's what you need to do:

  1. Press the Start button
  2. Go to "System Settings" menu in Windows
  3. Select "Graphics Settings" option
  4. Click on "Browse" button in "Add an App" field
  5. Browse for "/Program Files/Epic Games/epic_launcher.exe" file

Now your apps at Epic Games will launch using a dedicated graphics card instead of the integrated one.

Update Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable

Another possible issue could be connected with the older or incompatible versions of Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable software. Here's how you can update it:

  1. Press Win+R key combination
  2. Type in "appwiz.cpl" in the search field
  3. Press Ok to open "Programs and Features" window
  4. Type in "Visual C++" in the search field
  5. Uninstall all versions found in the list (Execute and press "Uninstall")
  6. Download new Microsoft Visual C++ programs here.
  7. Unzip the downloaded archive
  8. Right-click on the "install_all.bat" file
  9. Choose "Run as Administrator" option
  10. Wait for the installation to complete
  11. Restart your PC or laptop

Verify Integrity of Game Files

Lastly, it is possible that your game files have been corrupted during installation. Fortunately,  you don't need to reinstall the game, but simply verify the integrity of all your game files by following these steps:

  1. Start Epic Games app
  2. Select "Library" tab
  3. Left-click on the three dots at the bottom right of the Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin icon
  4. Select "Verify" and "Verify Integrity of Game Cache"

That's all you need to know on how to fix the black screen error in Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. Look for more Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin guides on GameSkinny.

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Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Review — Nearly Unrestrained Chaos https://www.gameskinny.com/0bx81/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-review-nearly-unrestrained-chaos https://www.gameskinny.com/0bx81/stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin-review-nearly-unrestrained-chaos Fri, 25 Mar 2022 11:50:59 -0400 David Restrepo

Team Ninja has built a name for itself over the years. From Ninja Gaiden to Nioh, the studio is known for capitalizing on fast-paced, technical combat with a level of fluidity that few games can match. From the moment you pick up the controller with any of these, you know you’re playing a Team Ninja game.

It’s this DNA that runs through Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. It’s not as accomplished as the aforementioned efforts, but it’s still a strong action RPG that sets a new standard for real-time combat within the overarching Final Fantasy franchise.

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Review — Nearly Unrestrained Chaos

If you’ve paid attention to its pre-release marketing, Stranger of Paradise has garnered a reputation for its cheese. From Jack Garland busting out emo music after a JRPG monologue to interrupting a boss’ introduction with an expletive and fist to the face, it oozes confidence.

If these moments captured your attention, you’ll be disappointed to find that the final product hardly reflects the cherry picked scenes circulating online. The vast majority of the story takes itself too seriously with a straightforward plot about ridding the world of Chaos. To its credit, the plot does become more complex as it progresses.

Unfortunately, that escalating plot is hamstrung by poor pacing. Most cinematics rarely justify their existence, and you’ll often begin a level with the squad saying something to the effect of, “let’s move on,” with that being the extent of many cutscenes. When the infrequent plot beats do occur, the script makes it difficult to grow attached to anything or anyone. Most of the truly intriguing narrative bits are locked behind optional lore entries found in the final hours.

Stranger of Paradise showed signs of being a truly admirable B-movie game. More often than not, however, it languishes in plain mediocrity rather than enjoyable cheese.

Time to Meet Chaos

Luckily, Stranger of Paradise nails its core combat and role playing systems. True to Team Ninja’s legacy, it is filled with layers upon layers of mechanics. If you’re in the market for something chunky that requires dedication and mastery, Stranger of Paradise is right up your alley.

To begin with, there’s a fascinating interpretation of the Final Fantasy magic system. By default, you begin each mission with two bars of MP, which all abilities hinge upon. You can gradually increase your maximum MP gauge for a mission by performing Soul Burst finishing moves, which requires depleting enemy break gauges.

So many factors influence this, with different jobs, weapons, and enemies varying their associations with the break gauge. For example, knuckles have their own system whereby the more you wail on foes, the more damage you’ll do to both their health and break gauges. The Duelist job, on the other hand, has an ability that deals guaranteed critical damage, which targets the break gauge more than the health bar.

It isn’t just AI that is beholden to such a system. Your break gauge also plays a crucial role in Stranger of Paradise’s skill ceiling. While standard blocks are always an option, expending magic allows you to use the Soul Shield. Properly timing the Soul Shield without depleting the break gauge opens enemies for a follow-up attack, increasing your max MP just as with the Soul Bursts.

Adding an extra layer of depth, many enemies have specific abilities that can be stolen through the use of a Soul Shield and banked for later use. This is all without touching upon the concept that each death reduces your max MP, forcing you to become hyperaware of these systems. 

Commendations are also in order for Team Ninja’s ability to translate so many classic Final Fantasy jobs into such a fast-paced setting in a way that complements its vision while remaining true to their spirit.

The Thief, for example, is often associated with stealing items or gold. It’s a JRPG staple. Due to Stranger of Paradise’s design and structure, there is no gold, and the only items that exist are either potions or shards used to level up classes. How does the Thief work in Stranger of Paradise, then? Its job ability snatches foes’ instant abilities instead, letting you bypass the waiting game. 

This attention to detail extends throughout the experience. It runs deeper than a malleable job system that empowers you through distinct options that honor the series' legacy. Many levels also play some sort of homage to a prior mainline Final Fantasy title.

Even when Stranger of Paradise is riffing off an older entry, it isn’t obvious unless you’re intimately familiar with the installment in question. Levels are often based on old locations, using gimmicks inspired by those entries without feeling like retreads.

There’s one level that draws from Final Fantasy 13’s Sunleth Waterscape, replete with a forest containing orbs that influence the weather. In turn, these alter the available routes. Despite the weather altering orbs, it doesn’t feel like you’re running through an asset flip of one of the Final Fantasy 13 trilogy’s forest sections. This applies in equal measure to the remixed versions of classic Final Fantasy tracks.

Rather than a friend with a photographic memory recounting a past event beat for beat, it’s analogous to being asked what you remember from five years ago. The large strokes remain intact, with your mind filling in the blanks as you go. It’s familiar, but not overly so. 

This Isn't the Good Kind of Chaos

For all of its mechanical density, Stranger of Paradise fumbles balancing. With so many jobs to juggle and job affinities, which grant bonuses depending on the equipped gear, it needed a carefully considered loot system to succeed.

It fails on this front, however. You’re constantly acquiring more gear than you know what to do with, which you’ll want to dismantle between missions. Unfortunately, you also will want to save some gear for specific jobs because of their job affinities, but the rate at which gear drops demotivates this approach. This isn’t helped by an arbitrarily low carry capacity that doesn’t appear tuned to the frequency of loot drops and number of jobs.

As you move up the ladder from basic to advanced to expert jobs, further malleability is introduced. Most advanced and expert jobs can use more than one weapon type, for example. As this complexity piles on, the drive to keep up with loot and jobs diminishes.

By around the halfway point, you’ll probably settle on one pairing that works for you, rarely switching no matter how fun or useful it might be to do so occasionally. You won’t want to switch battle presets for a specific boss or area 25 hours in when your gear isn’t up to snuff, forcing you to either make do or farm the existing level until you get quality drops. This demotivation is only further exacerbated by the need to keep up with AI gear and jobs. The loot system doesn’t encourage experimentation in the way it should.

Feeling the Heat

There’s also one major elephant in the room that needs to be addressed: performance. The PC version has come under specific criticism, but in actuality, no iteration of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin runs as well as it should. The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X performance modes both seem to run at 1080p with visual fidelity and art direction that’s a step below Nioh. Despite this technical makeup, it fails to hold a consistent 60 frames per second on either console.

The experience of playing Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin on a next-gen console should have been comparable to the PlayStation 5 versions of Nioh and Nioh 2. Instead, it feels like you’re playing those games on a PS4 Pro, but with even worse performance.

It could come down to a lower budget. Maybe it’s due to Team Ninja abandoning its proprietary Nioh engine in favor of technology with which they’re less familiar. Perhaps both factors are to blame. Regardless, the end result is what matters most. By that account, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is one of the most underwhelming cross-gen releases since the PS5 and Xbox Series X launched. A product bearing the Final Fantasy name, with such clear appreciation for the franchise, deserves a more lavish treatment than this.

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Review  The Bottom Line

Pros
  • Faithful reinterpretation of classic Final Fantasy jobs, mechanics, and levels
  • Expansive job system with tons of distinction to suit any kind of player
  • Well designed encounters and boss battles
  • Fluid combat with plenty of depth
Cons
  • Loot system fails to mesh with everything else
  • Outdated visuals mixed with equally poor performance 

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is an endearing action RPG that takes careful steps with its reappropriation of traditional Final Fantasy systems. The translation to Team Ninja’s brand of fast-paced combat feels amazing when it’s firing on all cylinders. Unfortunately, it’s let down by technical issues and a loot system that actively pushes you away from messing around with its jobs in the way that it so desperately wants.

[Note: The reviewer purchased the copy of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin used for this review.]

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Square Enix Details New Characters, Locations, Jobs for Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin https://www.gameskinny.com/ydbyq/square-enix-details-new-characters-locations-jobs-for-stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin https://www.gameskinny.com/ydbyq/square-enix-details-new-characters-locations-jobs-for-stranger-of-paradise-final-fantasy-origin Tue, 15 Feb 2022 18:17:31 -0500 Jonathan Moore

Leading up to next month's release of Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, Square Enix and Team Ninja have released new information regarding some of the game's characters, jobs, locations, and editions. The details come alongside new screenshots, a trailer, and a relatively lengthy write-up regarding jobs on the PlayStation Blog from Square Enix Director, Daisuke Inoue. 

Fans have already met Jack, Ash, and Jed, as well as a handful of other characters set to appear. These newly unveiled characters include Marilith, "The Fiend of Fire," and The Lufenians, "mysterious people with whom Jack exchanges words during the snatched glimpses of his fragmented memories."


Marilith


The Lufenians

Mount Gulg, The Ancients' Tower, and The Wicked Arbor are three new foreboding locations promising hazards and dangers straight out of a From Software title. I mean, the Wicked Arbor is definitely not Blighttown or Farron Keep ... 

  • Mount Gulg is "a volcano with many perils, such as molten lava which blocks the way, and gas pockets that explode due to the presence of fire magic."

  • The Ancients' Tower is "a white building with an unshakeable sense of otherness. Various eerie mechanisms await the unwary intruder, such as devices to trap those who have entered and urn-like objects that float through the air.

  • The Wicked Arbor is "a dense expanse of forest that lies at the door of the volcano. Moonlight only just manages to peek through the canopy and the area is shrouded in a thick, gaseous miasma. Walls made out of ivy and plants that spit poisonous gas stand in your way."

Jobs will be familiar to anyone who's played any previous Final Fantasy games, from FF Tactics to FFXIV. They play a similar role in Stranger of Paradise, with Daisuke Inoue explaining that "the job determines your abilities, weapons, and the actions you can take in battle, and switching to a different one will give you access to different moves."

Information released by Square Enix and shared by Daisuke Inoue on the PlayStation Blog highlighted eight of the 27 jobs that will be available in the game: 

  • Breaker
  • Void Knight
  • Tyrant
  • Sage
  • Dark Knight
  • Paladin
  • Ninja
  • Thief

We also learned about Stranger of Paradise's various editions. The standard physical and deluxe editions for PS4, PS5, and Xbox come with just the game as expected. There will also be a special Steelbook physical version at "participating retailers" with artwork "inspired by Yoshitaka Amano."

The Digital Deluxe Edition comes with the game and a number of extra goodies. It includes access to the Season Pass, a digital artbook, and a digital mini-soundtrack. The season gives players access to three extra missions: Trials of the Dragon King, Wanderer of the Rift, and Different Future.

It's unclear when these missions will release for players who opt for the other versions of Stranger of Paradise; though the Season Pass will be available separately "at a separate date," Square hasn't yet shared when that will be.

Of course, there is also pre-order content available for those who purchase the game early. Digital Standard pre-orders will receive the Rebellion Weapon, though the wording is a bit odd since it mentions that it's "available to users who purchase the game before 11:59 p.m. on April 18, 2022, local time," a full month after the game's official release. 

Those who pick up the Digital Deluxe Edition before Paradise's launch on March 18 will get 72-hour early access on console, 24-hour early access on PC, the Braveheart weapon, and the Lustrous shield. PlayStation players will get an exclusive PS4 theme.

Stay tuned for more on Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin as we approach its March 18 release on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Series X|S.

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Video Game Release Calendar 2022: PC, PlayStation, Xbox, & Switch https://www.gameskinny.com/mgszk/video-game-release-calendar-2022-pc-playstation-xbox-switch https://www.gameskinny.com/mgszk/video-game-release-calendar-2022-pc-playstation-xbox-switch Mon, 27 Dec 2021 18:19:18 -0500 Jonathan Moore

If you're looking for a complete rundown of all of the video games releases for 2022 for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch, you've come to the right place. This evolving calendar collects all of the known video game release dates for games out in 2022.

We'll be updating this list as more information becomes available or as release dates shift. Click the links below to jump to each month or to the TBD and TBA sections. 

2022 Video Game Release Date Calendar

January Releases

  • Deep Rock Galactic (PS4, PS5) — January 4
  • Monster Hunter Rise (PC) — January 12
  • Astroneer (Switch) — January 13
  • Shadow Man Remastered (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — January 13
  • Spelunky 2 (Xbox One, Series X|S) — January 13
  • The Anacrusis (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S) — January 13
  • God of War (PC) — January 14
  • Shadow Man Remastered (Switch) — January 17
  • Nobody Saves the World (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S) — January 18
  • River City Girls (PS5) — January 18
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch, iOS, Android) — January 18
  • Blackwind (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — January 20
  • Expeditions: Rome (PC) — January 20
  • Rainbow Six: Extraction (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Stadia, Amazon Luna) — January 20
  • Windjammers 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch, Stadia) — January 20
  • Baby Storm (Switch) — January 21
  • Gnosia (PC) — January 23
  • Cities: Skylines Airports DLC (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — January 25
  • Reverie Knights Tactics (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — January 25
  • The Artful Escape (PS4, PS5, Switch) — January 25
  • Dread Hunger (PC) — January 26
  • Monster Harvest (PS5) — January 27
  • Circuit Superstars (PS4) — January 27
  • Pokemon Legends: Arceus (Switch) — January 28
  • Re:Turn 2 Runaway (PC, Xbox One, Switch) — January 28
  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection (PS5) — January 28

February Releases

  • Life is Strange: Remastered Collection (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia) — February 1
  • The Waylanders (PC) — February 2
  • Cavyhouse (PS4, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — February 3
  • Paradise Marsh (PC) — February 3
  • Dying Light 2: Stay Human (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 4
  • Crusader Kings 3: Royal Court (PC) — February 8
  • Model Builder (PC) — February 8
  • Olli Olli World (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — February 8
  • Sifu (PC, PS4, PS5) — February 8
  • Zorya: The Celestial Sisters (PC, Switch) — February 8
  • Action Arcade Wrestling (Switch) — February 9
  • Backbone (Switch) — February 9
  • GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon (Switch) — February 9
  • Castle Morihisa (PC, Switch) — February 10
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (Switch) — February 10
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMix (Switch) — February 10
  • Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind (Switch) — February 10
  • CrossfireX (Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 10
  • Edge of Eternity (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 10
  • Kingdom of the Dead (PC) — February 10
  • Know by Heart (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — February 10
  • The Life and Suffering of Sir Brante (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 10
  • Kingdom of the Dead (PC) — February 11
  • Lost Ark (PC) — February 11
  • Not Tonight 2 (PC) — February 11
  • Claustrophobia (PC) — February 14
  • Infernax (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — February 14
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — February 14
  • Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — February 15
  • Super Dungeon Maker (PC) — February 15
  • Home Behind 2 (PC) — February 16
  • Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection (Switch) — February 17
  • King of Fighters 15 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 17
  • Total War: Warhammer 3 (PC) — February 17
  • Horizon Forbidden West (PS4, PS5) — February 18
  • Rover Mechanic Simulator (Switch) — February 18
  • Deadness (PC) — February 22
  • Destiny 2: The Witch Queen (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Stadia) — February 22
  • Monark (PC, PS4, PS5, Switch) — February 22
  • Edge of Eternity (Switch Cloud Version) — February 23
  • Clouzy! (PC, Xbox One) — February 24
  • Dusk Diver 2 (PC) — February 24
  • Martha is Dead (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 24
  • Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream (PS4, Switch) — February 25
  • Elden Ring (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 25
  • GRID: Legends (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — February 25

March Releases

  • Conan Chop Chop (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — March 1
  • Elex II (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — March 1
  • Hero's Hour (PC) — March 1
  • Pants Quest (PC) — March 1
  • Shadow Warrior 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) — March 1
  • The Cruel King and the Great Hero (PS4, Switch) — March 1
  • 35mm (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — March 2
  • Babylon's Fall (PC, PS4, PS5) — March 3
  • Beholder 3 (PC) — March 3
  • Farm Manager 2022 (Xbox One, Series X|S) — March 3
  • Gran Turismo 7 (PS5) — March 4
  • Triangle Strategy (Switch) — March 4
  • Ironsmith Medieval Simulator (PC) — March 9
  • Ashwalkers (Switch) — March 10
  • Aztech Forgotten Gods (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — March 10
  • Chocobo GP Racers (Switch) — March 10
  • Distant Worlds 2 (PC) — March 10
  • Submerged: Hidden Depths (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — March 10
  • Workshop Simulator (PC, PS4, Xbox One) — March 10
  • Young Souls (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — March 10
  • Golden Light (PC) — March 10
  • Syndrome (Switch) — March 11
  • Grand Theft Auto 5 (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — March 15
  • Phantom Breaker: Omnia (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — March 15
  • Tunic (PC, Xbox One) — March 16
  • Dark Deity (Switch) —  March 17
  • Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Video Game 5 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) —  March 17
  • Onde (PC) —  March 17
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (PC, PS4, Switch) —  March 17
  • Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — March 18
  • Rune Factory 5 (Switch) — March 22
  • Animal Shelter Simulator (PC) — March 23
  • Crusader Kings 3 (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — March 23
  • A Memoir Blue (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — March 24
  • Expedition Zero (PC) — March 24
  • Imp of the Sun (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — March 24
  • Mr. Prepper (PS, PS5) — March 24
  • Norco (PC) — March 24
  • The Ascent (PS4, PS5) — March 24
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo (PC, PS5) — March 25
  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land (Switch) — March 25
  • Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — March 25
  • Tunche (PS4) — March 25
  • Kowloon Highschool Chronicle (PS4) — March 26
  • Abermore (PC) — March 29
  • Crystar (Switch) — March 29
  • In Nightmare (PS4, PS5) — March 29
  • Death Stranding: Director's Cut (PC) — March 29
  • Green Hell: Spirits of Amazonia Part 3 (PC) — March 29
  • Agent Intercept (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — March 30
  • Cat in MeowmeowLand (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — March 30
  • Dead Man's Diary (PC) — March 30
  • Coromon (PC) — March 31
  • Lawn Mowing Simulator (PS4, PS5) — March 31
  • Midnight Ghost Hunt (PC: Early Access) — March 31
  • Moss: Book 2 (PS4) — March 31
  • Weird West (PC, PS4, Xbox One) — March 31
  • Tropico 6 Next Gen Edition (PS5, Series X|S) — March 31

April Releases

  • Craft Hero (PC: Early Access) — April 1
  • Before We Leave (PS4, PS5) — April 5
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — April 5
  • MLB The Show 22 (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — April 5
  • Chinatown Detective Agency (PC, Xbox One, Switch) — April 7
  • Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — April 7
  • Forgive Me Father (PC) — April 7
  • Green Hell VR: Quest Edition (Quest 2) — April 7
  • Happy's Humble Burger Farm (Switch) — April 7
  • Janitor Bleeds (PC, Xbox) — April 7
  • The House of the Dead Remake (Switch) — April 7
  • Total War: Medieval II (iOS, Android) — April 7
  • Lake (PS4, PS5) — April 8
  • Serious Sam: Tormental (PC) — April 8
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Switch) — April 12
  • Biota (PC) — April 12
  • Car Detailing Simulator (PC) — April 13
  • Cat Cafe Manager (PC) — April 14
  • Crimesight (PC) — April 14
  • Nobody Saves the World (PS4, PS5, Switch) — April 14
  • Pop Slinger (PC) — April 14
  • Sockventure (Switch) — April 14
  • Tormented Souls (Switch) — April 14
  • Aircraft Carrier Survival (PC) — April 20
  • Ember Knights (PC: Early Access) — April 20
  • Liberated: Enhanced Edition (PS4, Xbox One, Series X|S) — April 20
  • Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Switch) — April 20
  • Anuchard (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — April 21
  • Chernobylite (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — April 21
  • Godlike Burger (PC) — April 21
  • The Last Friend (Switch) — April 21
  • Bit Orchard: Animal Valley (Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — April 22
  • Neptunia X Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars (Switch) — April 22
  • Out of the Park Baseball 23 (PC) — April 22
  • Turbo Overkill (PC: Early Access) — April 22
  • Dune: Spice Wars (PC: Early Access) — April 26
  • King Arthur: Knight's Tale (PC) — April 26
  • The Serpent Rogue (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch) — April 26
  • Zombie Army 4 (Switch) — April 26
  • Bloodhunt (PC, PS5) — April 27
  • Prehistoric Kingdom (PC: Early Access) — April 27
  • Arise: A Simple Story Definitive Edition (Switch) — April 28
  • As Far As The Eye (Switch) — April 28
  • Bugsnax: The Isle of Bigsnax (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — April 28
  • Cities VR (Quest 2) — April 28
  • HunterX (PC) — April 28
  • Kaiju Wars (PC) — April 28
  • RICO London (Xbox One, Series X|S) — April 28
  • Rogue Legacy 2 (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S) — April 28
  • Tasomachi: Behind the Twilight (PS4, Switch) — April 28
  • Nintendo Switch Sports (Switch) — April 29

May Releases

  • Dungeon Defenders: Awakened (PS4, PS5) — May 3
  • Loot River (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S) — May 3
  • Oaken (PC: Early Access) — May 3
  • Dinosaur Fossil Hunter (PC) — May 4
  • Citizen Sleeper (PC, Xbox, Switch) — May 5
  • Trek to Yomi (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — May 5
  • MythBusters: The First Experiment (PC) — May 5
  • Crowns and Pawns: Kingdom of Deceit (PC) — May 6
  • Deadly Broadcast (PC) — May 9
  • Eiyuden Chronicle Rising (PC, PS4, PS4, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — May 10
  • NIS Classics Vol. 2 (Switch) — May 10
  • Salt and Sacrifice (PC, PS4, PS5) — May 10
  • Songs of Conquest (PC: Early Access) — May 10
  • This War of Mine: Final Cut (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — May 10
  • Unpacking (PS4, PS5) — May 10
  • We Were Here Forever (PC) — May 10
  • Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia (PC) — May 11
  • Soundfall (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — May 11
  • Source of Madness (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch)  — May 11
  • Achilles Legends Untold (PC: Early Access) — May 12
  • Cloud Gardens (Switch) — May 12
  • Stellaris: Overlord (PC) — May 12
  • The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story (PC, PS4, PS5, Switch) — May 12
  • Cantata (PC: Early Access) — May 12
  • Harvest Days (PC: Early Access) — May 12
  • Evil Dead: The Game (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — May 13
  • Figment 2: Creed Valley (PC, Switch) — May 15
  • Deadcraft (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — May 19
  • Vampire: The Masquerade Swansong (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — May 19
  • Dolmen (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — May 20
  • Cotton Fantasy (PC, PS4, Switch) — May 20
  • Crossfire: Legion (PC: Early Access) — May 24
  • Hardspace: Shipbreaker (PC) — May 24
  • Green Hell Spirits of Amazonia Parts 1 + 2 (PS4, Xbox One) — May 25
  • Ni No Kuni Cross Worlds (PC, iOS, Android) — May 25
  • Sniper Elite 5 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — May 25
  • My Time at Sandrock (PC: Early Access) — May 26
  • Out There: Oceans of Time (PC) — May 26
  • Kao the Kangaroo (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Switch) — May 27
  • SnowRunner (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — May 31

June Releases

  • Lake (Stadia) — June 1
  • Silt (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — June 1
  • Behind the Frame (PS4, Switch) — June 2
  • Card Shark (PC, Switch) — June 2
  • Diablo Immortal (PC, iOS, Android) — June 2
  • Gigapocalypse (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — June 2
  • Souldiers (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — June 2
  • Spellforce III: Reforced (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 7
  • Yurukill: The Calumniation Games (PS4, PS5, Switch) — June 7
  • Star Wars: KOTOR II (Switch) — June 8
  • Green Hell VR (Steam VR) — June 9
  • Tour de France 2022 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 9
  • Pro Cycling Manager (PC) — June 9
  • Demon Slayer - Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles (Switch) — June 10
  • Mario Strikers: Battle League (Switch) — June 10
  • Metal Max Xeno: Reborn (PC, PS4, Switch) — June 10
  • Project Warlock II (PC: Early Access) — June 10
  • The Quarry (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 10
  • Deadly Premonition 2 (PC) — June 11
  • Symphony of War (PC) — June 11
  • Lumbearjack (PC, Switch) — June 13
  • Jurassic World Evolution 2: Dominion Biosyn Expansion (PC, PlayStation, Xbox) — June 14
  • Lumbearjack (Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 14
  • Blackguards 2 (Switch)  — June 15
  • Frozenheim (PC) — June 16
  • Horgihugh and Friends (Switch) — June 16
  • Mothergunship: Forge (Quest 2, Valve Index) — June 16
  • Neon White (PC, Switch) — June 16
  • OmegaBot (PC) — June 16
  • Redout 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — June 16
  • Skeleton Crew (PC) — June 16
  • Starship Troopers: Terran Command (PC) — June 16
  • Surviving the Aftermath: New Alliances (PC) — June 16
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — June 16
  • The Sims 4: Werewolves (PC, PlayStation, Xbox) — June 16
  • Zorro The Chronicles (PC, PS4, PS4, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — June 16
  • OMORI (Switch) — June 17
  • West Hunt (PC EA) — June 17
  • Grindstone (PC) — June 20
  • Anvil Saga (PC EA) — June 21
  • Mago (PC) — June 21
  • Mindfulness Simulator (PC) — June 21
  • Oddworld: Soulstorm (PC) — June 21
  • Shadowrun Trilogy (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — June 21
  • Wreckfest (Switch) — June 21
  • Redo! (PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Switch) — June 22
  • Deliver Us the Moon (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — June 23
  • Disney Mirrorverse (iOS, Android) — June 23
  • Naraka: Bladepoint (Xbox Series X|S) — June 23
  • Sonic Origins (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 23
  • AI: The Somnium Files -- Nirvana Initiative (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — June 24
  • Capcom Fighting Collection (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — June 24
  • Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes (Switch) — June 24
  • Birushana (Switch) — June 28
  • Disgaea 6 Complete (PC, PS4, PS5) — June 28
  • DNF Duel (PC, PS4, PS5) — June 28
  • MTX vs. ATV Legends (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 28
  • Outriders Worldslayer (PC, PS4, Ps5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — June 28
  • Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — June 30
  • Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak (PC, Switch) — June 30

July Releases

  • F1 2022 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — July 1
  • FireSquad (PC) — July 1
  • Witch Strandings (PC) — July 7
  • Arcadegeddon (PC, PS5) — July 8
  • Madison (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — July 8
  • KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — July 8
  • Neon Blight (PC) — July 11
  • Time on Frog Island (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch, Stadia) — July 12
  • Xel (PC) — July 12
  • Loopmancer (PC) — July 13
  • Rune Factory 5 (PC) — July 13
  • Tamarindo's Freaking Dinner (PC) — July 13
  • Eyes in the Dark: The Curious Case of One Victoria Bloom (PC) — July 14
  • Xel (Switch) — July 14
  • Endling — Extinction is Forever (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — July 19
  • Forza Horizon 5: Hot Wheels (PC, Xbox) — July 19
  • Deer Journey (PC) — July 21
  • River City Saga (PC, PS4, Switch) — July 21
  • Wayward Strand (PC, PS4, PS5) — July 21
  • Capcom Arcade Stadium 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — July 22
  • Live A Live (Switch) — July 22
  • Fire Commander (PC) — July 27
  • Bear & Breakfast (PC, Switch) — July 28
  • Digimon Survive (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — July 29
  • Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (PS4) — July 29
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Switch) — July 29

August Releases

  • The Gallery (PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, iOS, Android) — August 1
  • Turbo Golf Racing (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S) — August 4
  • Retreat to Enen (PC) — August 5
  • Thymesia (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — August 9
  • Two Point Campus (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — August 9
  • Cult of the Lamb (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — August 11
  • Grid Force: Mask of the Goddess (PC, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — August 11
  • Madden NFL 23 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — August 19
  • Midnight Flight Express (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — August 23
  • Saints Row (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — August 23
  • I Was a Teenage Ecocolonist (PC) — August 25
  • SD Gundam Battle Alliance (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — August 25
  • NHRA: Speed for All (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — August 26
  • Soul Hackers 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — August 26
  • Destroy All Humans! 2 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — August 30
  • Tinykin (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One Series X|S, Switch) — August 30
  • Scathe (PC) — August 31

September Releases

  • Gerda: A Flame in Winter (PC, Switch) — September 1
  • LotR: Gollum (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — September 1
  • Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R (PC) — September 1
  • Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battel R (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September 2
  • LEGO Brawls (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch)— September 2
  • OmegaBot (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Switch) — September 2
  • Biomutant (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — September 6
  • Life in Willowdale: Farm Adventures (PC, PS4, PS5, Switch) — September 6
  • Temtem 1.0 (PC, PS5, Series X|S, Switch) — September 6
  • Steel Rising (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — September 8
  • Splatoon 3 (Switch) — September 9
  • Isonzo (PC) — September 13
  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (PC, Xbox Series X|S) — September 13
  • Metal: Hellsinger (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — September 15
  • Evil West (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — September 20
  • Soulstice (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — September 20
  • Scrap Riders (PC, Switch) — September 21
  • No Place for Bravery (PC, Switch) — September 22
  • Potion Permit (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September 22
  • Serial Cleaners (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September 22
  • Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September 22
  • The DioField Chronicle (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September 22
  • Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival (Switch) — September 23
  • Deliver Us Mars (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — September 27
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero (PC, PS4, Switch) — September 27
  • Airoheart (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September 30

October Releases

  • No More Heroes III (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — October 4
  • Overwatch 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — October 4
  • Marvel's Midnight Suns (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — October 7
  • No Man's Sky (Switch) — October 7
  • Coral Island (PC EA) — October 11
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — October 18
  • Mario + Rabbids: Spark of Hope (Switch) — October 20
  • Scorn (PC, Xbox Series X|S) — October 21
  • Gotham Knights (PC, PS5, Series X|S) — October 25
  • Bayonetta 3 (Switch) — October 28
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 — October 28
  • The Unliving (PC EA) — October 31

November Releases

  • Humankind (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — November 4
  • God of War Ragnarok (PS4, PS5) — November 9
  • Company of Heroes 3 (PC) — November 17
  • Pokemon Scarlet & Violet (Switch) — November 18

December Releases

  • The Callisto Protocol (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — December 2
  • Hello Neighbor 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S) — December 6
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl (PC, Xbox Series X|S) — December 8

TBD Releases 2022

  • Commandos 3 HD Remaster (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Game Pass, Switch) — September
  • Lemon Cake (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X|S, Switch) — September
  • Scourgebringer (iOS, Android) — September
  • Sword Ship (PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Switch) — September
  • Astronite (PS4, PS5, Switch) — October
  • Sons of the Forest (PC) — October
  • Syberia: The World Before (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) — November

TBA Releases 2022

  • 30XX (1.0)
  • 9 Years of Shadows
  • Advance Wars 1+2
  • Afterimage
  • Afterlove EP
  • Aliisha — The Oblivion of Twin Goddesses
  • Amnesia: Memories
  • Amnesia: Later x Crowd
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Asterigos: Curse of the Stars
  • Batora: Lost Haven
  • Bayonetta 3
  • Blood Bowl 3
  • Boyfriend Dungeon: Secret Weapons
  • Brewmaster: Beer Brewing Simulator
  • Dead Space Remake
  • Deathverse: Let It Die
  • Demon's Mirror
  • Disney Speedstorm
  • Earth From Another Sun
  • Elderand
  • Eville
  • Exo One
  • Exophobia
  • Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed
  • Gigabash
  • Goat Simulator 3
  • Goodbye Volcano High
  • GRIME (Switch)
  • Gundam Evolution
  • Homeworld 3
  • I am Future
  • Immortality
  • Inkulinati
  • Ixion
  • Little Orpheus
  • Loco Motive
  • Metal Slug Tactics
  • Moon Farming
  • Moroi
  • Mortal Sin
  • Nightingale (PC EA)
  • Nobody — The Turnaround
  • No Man's Sky (Switch)
  • Not Tonight 2 (console)
  • One Lonely Outpost
  • Outbreak Island
  • Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous (console)
  • Phantom Galaxies
  • Planet of Lana
  • Portal: Companion Collection
  • Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator
  • Priest Simulator
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake
  • Read Only Memories: Neurodiver
  • Red Frost
  • Restless Soul
  • River City Girls 2
  • Road Diner Simulator
  • Rocksmith+
  • Samurai Gunn 2 (Switch)
  • Sea of Stars
  • Serial Cleaners
  • Shadows of Doubt
  • She Dreams Elsewhere
  • Slaycation Paradise
  • Slime Rancher 2
  • Somerville
  • Sonic Frontiers
  • Star Ocean The Divine Force
  • Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (PS4)
  • subROV : Underwater Discoveries
  • Super Dungeon Maker (Switch)
  • Sword Art Online Variant Showdown
  • Tchia
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection
  • Teravit
  • The Courier
  • The DioField Chronicle
  • The Fabulous Fear Machine
  • The Fridge is Red
  • The Last Hero of Nostalgia
  • The Smugglers
  • The Outlast Trials
  • There is No Light
  • Tower of Fantasy
  • Two Point Campus (Switch)
  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection (PC)
  • Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi (PS5)
  • Valkyrie Elysium
  • Vampire: The Masquerade — Bloodlines 2
  • Voidtrain
  • Wanted Dead
  • We Are OFK
  • Witchfire (PC EA)
  • Wipeout Rush
  • Wizard With a Gun
  • World Championship Boxing Manager II

And those are all of the video game release dates for 2022 for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch so far. All of these releases could change as we move throughout the year, so be sure to bookmark this page for quick and easy reference! 

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Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy Origin Release Date https://www.gameskinny.com/mvkaf/square-enix-announces-final-fantasy-origin-release-date https://www.gameskinny.com/mvkaf/square-enix-announces-final-fantasy-origin-release-date Fri, 01 Oct 2021 18:55:12 -0400 Josh Broadwell

Stranger of Paradise, Square Enix's reimagining of the original Final Fantasy, debuted during E3 2021, and now we finally have a Final Fantasy Origin release date. Final Fantasy Origin releases March 18, 2022, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via the Epic Games Store, Square Enix announced as part of its Tokyo Game Show 2021 presentation.

Final Fantasy Origin is compatible with Smart Delivery on Xbox systems, and those who purchase it on PS4 can download a free upgrade for the game on PS5.

Square Enix is also offering a digital deluxe edition of Final Fantasy Origin that includes a digital mini-soundtrack and DLC missions available in a season pass for $89.99. Finally, anyone who pre-orders the digital deluxe or standard digital versions gets access to the game three days before launch, along with in-game items such as weapons.

If you need a taste of Chaos in your life before that, there's a new Final Fantasy Origin demo available for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. This one includes multiplayer support and is available through October 11.

While the original demo and trailer focused exclusively on the Chaos Shrine, the newest Final Fantasy Origin trailer shows off a lush jungle environment, barren cliffs presumably affected by the imbalance in the crystals, and much more polished graphics compared to the E3 trailer.

There's also a technologically advanced area, and while that seems out of place for the original Final Fantasy, anyone who's played Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Episode Yuffie likely won't think twice about Tetsuya Nomura playing by his own narrative rules once again.

Jack and co. team up with Neon at the behest of the king to investigate the darkness plaguing the crystals, but there's a key difference to the Final Fantasy narrative this time. Jack himself is Garland, the knight of darkness in the original game.

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Final Fantasy Origin, Demo Announced at Square Enix Presents https://www.gameskinny.com/ht1jr/final-fantasy-origin-demo-announced-at-square-enix-presents https://www.gameskinny.com/ht1jr/final-fantasy-origin-demo-announced-at-square-enix-presents Sun, 13 Jun 2021 16:56:36 -0400 Josh Broadwell

Square Enix, Team Ninja, and Koei Tecmo announced Final Fantasy Origin and a limited-time Final Fantasy Origin demo during its E3 2021 presentation. Officially called Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, it's set in the world of the original Final Fantasy and follows three Warriors of Light as they seek to destroy chaos.

Final Fantasy Origin releases in 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. However, the Final Fantasy Origin demo is exclusively for PS5 and is only available now until June 24 at 10:59 p.m. EST.

If you're left in any doubt about their mission, just watch the Final Fantasy Origin trailer, wherein the lead Warrior Jack says he needs to find and kill Chaos many times (editor's note: so many times).

Despite the darker tone, Origin is still very much a Final Fantasy game. Jack and fellow Warriors Ash and Jed use a variety of powers pulled from Final Fantasy jobs such as dragoon, black mage, and, naturally, warrior.

Combat is real-time, and producer Tetsuya Nomura said in a statement it's something the team is particularly proud of.

We've undertaken the challenge of finding this difficult middle ground for this mature and stylish title. We need a little time until we're able to complete it, and while the battle system is a bloody one, it does link to the story, so I hope you'll use this [demo] opportunity to give it a try.

As the Final Fantasy Origin demo is a limited-time demo, it disappears after June 24.Stay tuned for more. 

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