January 2020’s PC game releases are here to start off the new year with a bang. We’ve got Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, Journey to the Savage Planet, Warcraft III: Reforged, Darwin Project, and Total War: Three Kingdoms – Mandate of Heaven. We’ll also see remasters such for titles such as The Alliance Alive, Praetorians, and Commandos.
For all the games coming out in 2020, 2021, and beyond, check out our full PC game release dates listing here.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom): January 9
The first expansion to the massive RPG adventure game takes you to deadly, frozen lands.
Darwin Project (Scavengers Studio): January 14
Previously an early access title, Darwin Project has up to 10 inmates facing off in a battle royale while a “Show Director” feature influences a match’s progress. It releases in January 2020.
Lightmatter (Tunnel Vision Games): January 15
Originally a college project that has since become a game in development, Lightmatter is a puzzler game where you control various sources of light to keep the fatal shadows at bay.
Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls (Acquire) – January 15
Originally released for the PS3 back in 2011, this dungeon-crawler makes its way to PCs for the first time this month.
Total War: Three Kingdoms – Mandate of Heaven (Creative Assembly): January 16
The next expansion for Total War: Three Kingdoms lets you relive the struggles between the Han Dynasty and the Yellow Turbans. Since you’ll have an earlier start date compared to the base game’s grand campaign, you can expect new lords and familiar ones who’ve yet to see their true potential.
A Long Way Down (Seenapsis Studio): January 16
A deck-building and dungeon-delving game, A Long Way Down leaves Steam’s early access program for a full release this January 2020.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (Bandai Namco): January 17
The RPG retelling of the Z saga.
The Alliance Alive HD Remaster (FuRyu Corporation): January 17
Originally released for the Nintendo Switch in Japan back in 2017 and worldwide in 2018, a remastered version of this RPG makes its way to PCs this year. Please note that The Alliance Alive HD Remaster was originally scheduled to release last October, but it’ll be releasing in January 2020 instead.
Neverwinter: Infernal Descent (Cryptic Studios): January 21
The free-to-play MMORPG will have a major module that presents its first-ever campaign for level 80 players.
Temtem (Humble Bundle): January 21 – Early Access
Think of it as akin to Pokemon where you’re collecting various creatures. The difference here is that Temtem is an MMO.
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (Skydance Entertainment): January 23
Make your way to the New Orleans of The Walking Dead‘s universe. Overrun by the undead and facing certain doom, you’ll have to face difficult choices in this VR title.
Praetorians – HD Remaster (Torus Games/Pyro Studios): January 24
Praetorians is a real-time strategy game featuring armies and the political machinations of an emerging Roman Empire.
Commandos 2 – HD Remaster (Yippee! Entertainment/Pyro Studios): January 24
A real-time strategy game set during World War II, now remastered in HD.
Warcraft III: Reforged (Blizzard): January 28
Return to Azeroth in this remake of Blizzard’s classic RTS Warcraft III and The Frozen Throne expansion. Need we say more?
Journey To The Savage Planet (Typhoon Studios): January 28
A survival-type game in a hostile, alien environment.
The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters (Devespresso Games): January 28
Made by Devespresso Games, The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters places you in the role of a Korean high school student investigating otherworldly phenomena while on the run from a killer.
Elderborn (Hyperstrange): January 30
A first-person action game which aims to provide the thrills (owing to metal music) and challenges (Souls-like melee combat). It’s currently part of Steam’s early access program but it’ll officially launch in January 2020.
Might & Magic: Chess Royale (Ubisoft): January 30
It’s Might & Magic combined with auto chess gameplay.
All release dates are for North America.