Best Upcoming & Most Anticipated PC Games Of 2022 And Beyond!

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Gamers rejoice as 2022 is filled with blockbuster game releases. Fans will be delighted to see both new and returning PC games in their most beloved series. The following are the best upcoming and most anticipated PC games of 2022.

We have also included the most anticipated games that are likely to come this year but don’t have a release date yet. You can also check out the most anticipated game releases beyond 2022. We will update this list as more dates are confirmed.

For more gaming content, check out our other articles on the best free games on Steam and Epic Games Store.

Best Upcoming And Most Anticipated PC Games

GameRelease DateWhere To Get
Monster Hunter RiseJanuary 12, 2022Steam
God of WarJanuary 14, 2022Steam and Epic Games Store
Rainbow Six ExtractionJanuary 20, 2022Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store
Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves CollectionJanuary 28, 2022Steam and Epic Games Store
Dying Light 2 Stay Human February 4, 2022Steam and Epic Games Store
SifuFebruary 8, 2022Epic Games Store
Destiny 2: The Witch QueenFebruary 22, 2022Steam
Elden RingFebruary 25, 2022Steam
Tiny Tina’s WonderlandsMarch 25, 2022Steam and Epic Games Store
ForspokenMay 24, 2022Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store
SteelrisingJune 2022 Steam
Saints RowAugust 23, 2022Epic Games Store
RedfallSummer 2022TBA
ScornOctober 2022Steam
StarfieldNovember 11, 2022Steam
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of ChernobylDecember 8, 2022Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store
Sonic FrontiersHoliday 2022Steam

Best Upcoming PC Game Releases in Q1 2022

Monster Hunter Rise

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Source: Capcom

Release Date: January 12, 2022

Where To Get: Steam

Monster Hunter Rise is finally coming to PC gamers. Last year, the game was first released for the Nintendo Switch but is now making its way to PC. Similar to Monster Hunter: World, this game is loved by critics and gamers alike.

God of War

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Source: Sony

Release Date: January 14, 2022

Where To Get: Steam and Epic Games Store

God of War was the game of the year 2018. The game follows the story of Kratos and his son’s journey through Midgard. The game was exclusive to PlayStation consoles at launch but will now be available on PC. With its sequel, God of War: Ragnarok coming in the same year, this is the perfect time to revisit the series. You can also try out popular PC mods to enhance your experience.

Rainbow Six Extraction

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Source: Ubisoft

Release Date: January 20, 2022

Where To Get: Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store

Rainbow Six Extraction is another upcoming game in Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy series. The game is a spin-off of Rainbow Six Siege, focusing more on PvE. The gameplay is quite similar to Rainbow Six Siege, and the only difference is that you will fight brutal aliens instead of other players. The game’s objectives can vary from rescuing a target to collecting intel.

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection

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Source: Sony

Release Date: January 28, 2022

Where To Get: Steam and Epic Games Store

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection brings the Uncharted franchise to PC. The collection includes both Uncharted 4 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Both games have been PlayStation exclusives for a while but will now be available to PC gamers.

Dying Light 2 Stay Human 

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Source: Dying Light 2 trailer

Release Date: February 4, 2022

Where To Get: Steam and Epic Games Store

After years of development, Dying Light 2 is finally here. It is an upcoming action role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic zombie-ridden open world. From the trailer, you can see the massive game world, and the primary means of travel is through parkour. Dying Light 2 is mainly a melee-focused game, but players will also have access to crossbows and shotguns.

Sifu

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Source: Epic Games Store

Release Date: February 8, 2022

Where To Get: Epic Games Store

Sifu is an upcoming beat ’em up action-adventure video game. It is a third-person perspective game, which is inspired by Kung Fu. The story follows a kung fu student who sets out to hunt down five assassins who brutally murdered his family. But every time the player dies, they get older and slower, but they also get a chance to unlock more abilities.

Destiny 2: The Witch Queen

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Source: Bungie

Release Date: February 22, 2022

Where To Get: Steam

While technically it is not a new game, Destiny 2: The Witch Queen is one of this year’s most highly anticipated DLC. The Witch Queen expansion will bring a whole new campaign to an amazing game. Players will also get access to new dungeons, raids, and seasonal activities. For those new to the franchise, Destiny is a first-person sci-fi looter shooter game and the best genre.

Elden Ring

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Source: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Release Date: February 25, 2022

Where To Get: Steam

Elden Ring is the spiritual successor to the Dark Souls trilogy. It is an upcoming action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware. As a successor to Dark Souls, the game is similar in many aspects but has better visuals and improved gameplay mechanics. The story for the game was written by George R. R. Martin (Game of Thrones author).

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands

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Source: IGN

Release Date: March 25, 2022

Where To Get: Steam and Epic Games Store

Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is an upcoming first-person looter shooter video game Gearbox Software. It is a spin-off game inspired by the popular Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep DLC. Similar to its predecessors, the game can be played solo or with three other players in online or local split-screen multiplayer. 

Best Upcoming PC Game Releases in Q2 2022

Forspoken

forspoken upcoming pc game
Source: Square Enix

Release Date: May 24, 2022

Where To Get: Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store

Forspoken is an upcoming next-gen video game made by Luminous Productions using their game engine. Looking at the trailer, one can tell that the game seems breathtaking. It is one of the first games that will start the era of next-gen games. According to Square Enix, the game is a narrative-driven adventure in an open-world environment.

Steelrising

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Source: Steam

Release Date: June 2022 

Where To Get: Steam

Steelrising is an upcoming soul-like game with a Victorian steampunk esthetic. The game is set in Paris during the revolution. Players will control Aegis, an automaton masterpiece, and face off against Louis XVI and his merciless mechanical army.

Best Upcoming PC Game Releases in Q3 2022

Saints Row Reboot

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Source: Deep Silver

Release Date: August 23, 2022

Where To Get: Epic Games Store

Saints Row is an upcoming third-person shooter game that reboots the original series. The game is set in the fictional city of Santo Ileso, based in the American southwest, filled with criminal gangs. The players will be in the shoes of The Boss, who wants to take over every gang and establish his own. It will be pretty similar to previous Saints Row games.

Redfall

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Source: Bethesda

Release Date: Summer 2022

Where To Get: TBA

Redfall is Arcane Studios’ next upcoming PC game. This is from the same guys who brought us games like Dishonored and Deathloop. It is supposed to be a first-person shooter game with a multiplayer co-op. Players can choose from four playable characters with unique backgrounds and abilities. It is PvE focused game where you will fight vampires and human enemies.

Scorn

scorn upcoming pc game
Source: IGN

Release Date: October 2022

Where To Get: Steam

Scorn is an upcoming horror survival game with a biopunk and alienesque esthetic. The game has had several delays and has been in development for quite a while now. Looking at the trailer, you can see the game resembles Ridley Scott’s Alien. The game is set in a nightmarish universe filled with odd creatures and living techno-organic tapestries composed of steel, flesh, and bone.

Best Upcoming PC Game Releases in Q4 2022

Starfield

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Source: Bethesda

Release Date: November 11, 2022

Where to Get: Steam

Starfield is an upcoming sci-fi space exploration game developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Set in a futuristic world, the game allows the players to travel the interstellar space in their spaceships. The game features many mechanics such as combat, economy, mining, etc. Players can buy their spaceships to travel the universe and upgrade them however they want.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl

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Source: GSC Game World

Release Date: December 8, 2022

Where to Get: Steam, Epic Games Store, and Microsoft Store

STALKER 2: Heart of Chernobyl is a next-gen first-person shooter developed by GSC Game World. It is a survival game that offers a unique action experience in the post-apocalyptic Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The game is made in Unreal Engine 5, making it a truly next-gen game.

Sonic Frontiers

Source: Sega

Release Date: Holiday 2022

Where to Get: Steam

Sega is finally making an open-world Sonic game. Sonic Frontiers will be an open-world platform game similar to Super Mario Odyssey. The game will feature everyone’s favorite hedgehog Sonic. Players will be able to explore Starfall Islands, which will comprise various biomes.

Best Upcoming PC Game Releases 2022 (TBA)

best upcoming pc games in 2022
Source: Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
trailer

These are the games that are likely to come this year, but no release date has been confirmed as of yet. We will update this list as more dates are confirmed.

  • Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
  • Gotham Knights
  • The Day Before
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodhunt 2
  • Slime Rancher 2
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • The Callisto Protocol 
  • Hogwarts Legacy
  • Overwatch 2
  • Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Best Upcoming PC Game Releases Beyond 2022

best upcoming pc games beyond 2022
Source: Wonder Woman Trailer

These are the games that have been confirmed but are likely to release sometime next year. We will update the list as soon as more information comes in.

  • Alan Wake 2
  • Wonder Woman
  • The Outer Worlds 2
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Remake
  • Little Devil Inside
  • Project 007
  • Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II 
  • Dead Space remake
  • Black Myth: Wukong
  • Atomic Heart

Which upcoming PC games should you look forward to the most?

Players should look forward to the ports of PlayStation’s exclusive games hitting PC releases this year including, God of War and Uncharted. Other than that, there are many next-gen games like Forspoken and Stalker 2 that will push the limits of your hardware. All in all, it’s an excellent year for gaming, with many exciting new titles coming to PC.