Update: Simply in case all of the video games already releasing in February weren t enough, we ve currently learned that Elden Ring has actually been delayed to February 25, 2022. (Dying Light 2 and also Life is Strange Remastered Collection were additionally recently postponed to February, since why not?) That coincides day that the new Saints Row is arranged to hit, and also there will not be much of a reprieve after that, with March set to bring Grandma Turismo 7 on the 4th and also Maquette, Wonder s Midnight Suns, as well as GTA V s PS5/Xbox Collection X|S version all coming that month. The original tale complies with. .
If there was one style of Gamescom s 2021 Opening Evening Live ceremony, it was this: There sure are a great deal of games coming out in February 2022.
A lot of those video games, like Horizon Forbidden West, The King of Fighters XV, as well as Sifu, were all initially slated to launch in 2021, only to be postponed as a result of different reasons, chief amongst them the continuous COVID-19 pandemic, which has actually caused developers to adapt their operations to functioning from residence.
Now, all those video games and also even more will be launched within days of each other. It s ending up being an increasingly congested few weeks, a lot so that firms seeking to launch their most current as well as greatest titles might desire to try and steer clear of it, as author Annapurna Interactive humorously explained on Twitter.
note to self: don t set up any type of launches for february 2022.
— Annapurna Interactive (@A i) August 25, 2021.
Leading the charge is The King of Fighters XV on February 17, which will certainly include 39 competitors to pick from, including the triumphant return of fan-favorite personalities long dead in the storied combating video game franchise.
Simply someday later on comes Horizon Forbidden West, launching for PlayStation 5 and also PlayStation 4 on February 18, which will certainly see heroine Aloy on a journey westward to quit a mystical red affliction that kills whatever it touches.
Indie fighting styles brawler Sifu, which has remained to transform heads however was recently postponed out of 2021, will currently release February 22, 2022. It will certainly share a launch date with an additional heavy-hitting title in the form of Destiny 2 s upcoming growth, The Witch Queen, which is positioned to be among the largest updates to Bungie s shooter in years.
And also, finally, February 25 will certainly bring the return of the Saints Row franchise. This brand-new reboot, simply labelled Saints Row, wants to call back some of the stupidity the series came to be recognized for in extra current entries, while still offering the over-the-top, open-world activity fans of the franchise have actually involved anticipate.
Big February 2022 Video Clip Video Game Release Dates.
Life is Strange Remastered Collection– February 1.
Dying Light 2– February 4.
Dynasty Warriors 9: Realms– February 15.
King of Fighters XV– February 17.
Horizon Forbidden West– February 18.
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen– February 22.
Sifu– February 22.
Monark– February 22.
Elden Ring– February 25.
Saints Row– February 25.
That s a great deal of games. Late January s video game schedule is absolutely nothing to scoff at either– both the very prepared for Dark Hearts follow-up Elden Ring and also the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-inspired Pokemon Legends: Arceus release within a week of each other. Add in Rainbow 6: Extraction, the co-op focused spin-off of Rainbow Six Siege established to release sometime in January, and also the initial 2 months of 2022 will have something for almost every sort of gamer.
Presuming that none of the games mentioned above endure additional hold-ups, that is. It s feasible much more games can be postponed into early following year, also, which would certainly make the all-you-can-eat video game buffet of early 2022 even more busy. Time will certainly tell what extra games may be launched early next year, yet one point is particular: Players ought to begin saving their dimes, as well as removing their routines, now.