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2023 games: The biggest upcoming PC games this year

2023 is a very big year for PC games, so let's take a look at everything that's coming up

Want a rundown of all the upcoming PC games of 2023? 2023 is here, folks. And it looks like this year is going to be a monumental one for games, with news of hundreds of fantastic-sounding PC games releasing across 2023.

A big reason for this is that the industry is still suffering a knock-on effect from the pandemic, with numerous upcoming games pushing their release dates back time and again. A lot of the games in our enormous most anticipated games of 2023 list were also present in our 2022 list. Point is, we live in a world of delays right now, so some of your favourite upcoming games' release dates may be subject to change in the future.

If you're struggling to keep track of all the delays and release dates for the dozens upon dozens of games you're excited to try out this year, fear not. Below we'll walk you through the current release dates of over 200 upcoming PC games releasing in 2023, with short descriptions for each one and a link to their store page if you want to read more!

Last updated: 30 January 2023.
Moved Elderand to Feb 15th 2023.
Added Wayfinder to Late 2023.

January 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in January 2023:

A close-up of Frey Holland's face in Forspoken.

Forspoken | January 24
An open-world action-adventure RPG where you play as Frey, a young woman transported from her ordinary New York life to the fantasy land of Athia.

A verdant and mountainous hex map in Mahokenshi.

Mahokenshi | January 24
A lovely-looking digital tabletop strategy game about protecting your homeland from demonic invaders as a powerful samurai mage.

Engineer Isaac Clarke in Dead Space.

Dead Space Remake | January 27
A reimagining of the fan-favourite sci-fi horror shooter, starring engineer Isaac Clarke in a ship filled with undead mutants.

All January 2023 games release dates

February 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in February 2023:

A gigantic white-furred creature surrounded by flames roars at the ground below in Wild Hearts.

Wild Hearts | February 16
A Monster Hunter-esque hunting game by the Dynasty Warriors devs, in which you can use both weapons and fast-deploying structures and traps.

A mutant creature attacks the player in Atomic Heart.

Atomic Heart | February 21
A bright and chaotic Doom-like FPS set in a ruined utopic Soviet Union that is overrun with machines and mutants.

A cannibal wearing a golden mask raises his club to strike thet player in Sons Of The Forest.

Sons Of The Forest | February 23
A crafting survival horror game set on an island of cannibals. The sequel to 2018's highly regarded The Forest.

Close-up of a Kerbal's face inside an astronaut's helmet in Kerbal Space Program 2.

Kerbal Space Program 2 | February 24
An ambitious sequel to the premiere rocket sim. Expect many new ship parts, interstellar travel, colony building, multiplayer, and more.

All February 2023 games release dates

March 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in March 2023:

Close-up of Ellie's face in The Last Of Us Part 1.

The Last Of Us Part 1 | March 3
The beloved tale of Joel and Ellie, a PlayStation exclusive until now, finally comes to PC. Prepare for nightmares about Clickers all over again.

Dong Zhuo stands proudly in front of the camera in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty.

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty | March 3
A new Soulslike action-RPG by the creators of Nioh, with Sekiro-like combat and attacks which generate Qi for powerful spells and abilities.

Cal Kestis and his droid BD-1 stand in front of the camera in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor | March 17
The much-anticipated sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sees an older and more powerful Cal Kestis fighting a one-man-one-droid war against the Empire.

Leon rests his head against his hand on the train in Resident Evil 4.

Resident Evil 4 Remake | March 24
A modern reimagining of the iconic 2005 survival horror game, with changes to gameplay, story, graphics, and more.

All March 2023 games release dates

April 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in April 2023:

A character with a robot-like helmet or head experiments in their base in Meet Your Maker.

Meet Your Maker | April 4
A post-apocalyptic PvP FPS with a focus on building and raiding other players' bases. Build and assault heavily fortified bases groaning with traps and enemies.

A piglin steps out of a Nether portal in Minecraft Legends.

Minecraft Legends | April 18
Mojang's new project is a mysterious action strategy game set in the Minecraft universe, where players are tasked with repelling a piglin invasion.

A zombie wearing a biker's helmet stands on the beach in Dead Island 2.

Dead Island 2 | April 28
A rambunctious sequel to 2011's Dead Island, this is a sandbox action-RPG set in LA and San Francisco after the zombie apocalypse.

A woman in a waistcoat and tie looks at the camera in Mask Of The Rose.

Mask Of The Rose | April ??
A deliciously creepy gothic dating sim from Failbetter Games, in the same universe as Sunless Sea. Expect romance and murder in equal measure.

All April 2023 games release dates

  • Meet Your Maker - 4 Apr 2023 (FPS raiding game with huge focus on building)
  • God Of Rock - 18 Apr 2023 (Over-the-top competitive rhythm-based fighting game)
  • Minecraft Legends - 2023 (Minecraft, but it's a tactical strategy game)
  • Ad Infinitum - 20 Apr 2023 (WW1-set psychological horror game)
  • Roots Of Pacha - 25 Apr 2023 (Charming Stone Age Stardew Valley-like)
  • Afterimage - 26 Apr 2023 (Striking hand-drawn metroidvania)
  • Dead Island 2 - 28 Apr 2023 (Sequel to the bombastic zombie-fighting RPG)
  • Mask Of The Rose - Apr 2023 (Fancy dating sim by the Sunless Sea/Skies devs)
  • Lichenvale - Apr 2023 (90s-style fast-paced hack-n-slash)
  • Star Trek: Resurgence - Apr 2023 (Cinematic story-based game in the Star Trek universe)
  • Untamed Tactics - Apr 2023 (Turn-based RPG set in Untamed Feral Factions universe)

May 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in May 2023:

A vampire screams and stretches a hand towards the camera in Redfall.

Redfall | May 2
From the creators of Dishonored and Deathloop comes this Left 4 Dead-like Far Cry-like co-op FPS in a world filled with legions of deadly vampires.

A city on grassy terrain in Age Of Wonders 4.

Age Of Wonders 4 | May 2
The latest in the venerable fantasy 4X strategy series by Triumph Studios, with a brand new event system and role-playing choice-making opportunities.

Two characters shoot their guns off-screen in promotional art for Endless Dungeon.

Endless Dungeon | May 18
A roguelite tactical action-RPG by Amplitude, and a reimagining of their first game, the excellent Dungeon Of The Endless.

Harley Quinn poses in front of the camera with a cricket bat resting on her shoulder in Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League.

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League | May 26
The long-awaited successor to Rocksteady's Batman Arkham games, where you play as Harley Quinn, Deadshot, and other villains in an attempt to take down the Justice League.

All May 2023 games release dates

June 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in June 2023:

Ryu poses in Street Fighter 6.

Street Fighter 6 | June 1
The latest larger-than-life fighting game in Capcom's venerable franchise, with all-new World Tour and Battle Hub modes, and a large roster of fighters both old and new.

Inarius stands before the camera in Diablo IV.

Diablo IV | June 6
Blizzard's fourth game in their extraordinarily successful action-RPG series. Fight against the endless demonic forces of the newly summoned Lilith, Daughter Of Hatred.

All June 2023 games release dates

July 2023 games

All July 2023 games release dates

August 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in August 2023:

A party of travellers walk across some rocky terrain in Baldur's Gate 3.

Baldur's Gate 3 | August ??
After a 2.5 year Early Access journey, Larian's epically ambitious fantasy RPG releases with a full three-Act story and colossal amounts of new content.

All August 2023 games release dates

  • City Of Murals - 16 Aug 2023 (A crazy colourful roguelite with giant fuzzy spiders)
  • Baldur's Gate 3 - Aug 2023 (Larian's massive RPG exits Early Access)
  • Nimoyd - Aug 2023 (Pretty isometric crafting survival sandbox)

September 2023 games

All September 2023 games release dates

  • War Of Dragnorox - 1 Sep 2023 (Free fantasy MMO controlled by live Dungeon Masters)
  • Mall Craze - 19 Sep 2023 (A bright and busy mall management sim)

October 2023 games

There are currently no games of note scheduled for an October 2023 release. But check back soon and it may be a different story!

November 2023 games

All November 2023 games release dates

  • Twilight Wars - 9 Nov 2023 (Darkest Dungeon-esque cyberpunk dungeon crawler)
  • The Day Before - 10 Nov 2023 (MMO survival game set in zombie-overrun USA)

December 2023 games

Here are the biggest games releasing in December 2023:

A S.T.A.L.K.E.R. clad in a gas mask looks at the camera in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart Of Chornobyl.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart Of Chornobyl | December ??
After over a decade in development, the highly anticipated sequel to the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series looks to set a new bar for FPS survival horrors.

All December 2023 games release dates

Upcoming 2023 games: TBA

Here are the biggest games releasing sometime in 2023:

Cover art for Starfield showcasing several characters around a ship taking off from a planet.

Starfield | 2023
The most anticipated game of the year, Starfield is a hugely ambitious space RPG and the first new universe from Bethesda (creators of Skyrim) in 25 years.

A T-Rex roars in ARK 2.

ARK 2 | 2023
This sequel to ARK: Survival Evolved (strangely starring Vin Diesel) gives players another chance to craft, survive, and thrive in the age of dinosaurs.

Two dwarves holding torches explore Moria in Lord Of The Rings: Return To Moria.

Lord Of The Rings: Return To Moria | 2023
A survival crafting game set in the mines of Moria, one of the most iconic locales of Tolkein's The Lord Of The Rings.

A Na'vi wielding a bow stretches his hand out off-screen in Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora.

Avatar: Frontiers Of Pandora | 2023
An Ubisoft open-world action adventure RPG set in James Cameron's gorgeous Avatar universe. Explore Pandora as a Na'vi and fight against the human RDA forces.

A pale woman with corrupted skin on one side of her face looks at the camera in Lies Of P.

Lies Of P | 2023
A Bloodborne-esque Soulslike which retells the story of Pinocchio. As the fabled doll himself, fight against hordes of automata through the dark European city of Krat in an attempt to find your maker.

A spaceship drifts in orbit around Jupiter in Telltale's The Expanse game.

The Expanse: A Telltale Series | 2023
Telltale returns with one of their well-known narrative-focused games, this time set in the excellent, gritty sci-fi universe of The Expanse.

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