November 2019’s PC game releases will make sure to keep you warm with winter just around the corner. This month’s content drops and “fiery” PC game releases include Need for Speed Heat, Kingdom Under Fire 2, Citadel: Forged with Fire, SteamCity Chronicles, and Lost Ember. We’ll also see Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Narcos: Rise of the Cartels, Planet Zoo, Shenmue 3, Paranoia: Happiness is Mandatory, and Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts. Expansions for Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Prison Architect, and Battletech will also arrive. Oh, and a certain game called Red Dead Redemption 2 finally makes its way to PCs early this month.
Citadel: Forged With Fire (Blue Isle Studios): November 1
Use magic and craft weapons in this online RPG. The official release was originally set for October but that has since been moved to November.
Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games): November 5
One of the most critically-acclaimed adventure game sequels in recent memory will finally arrive on PCs this November.
Planet Zoo (Frontier Developments): November 5
We Bought a Zoo? Well, no, not quite related to that movie but, still, Planet Zoo is all about building and managing your own habitat for animals. It’s designed to be one of the most in-depth and expansive tycoon or sim games since the animals themselves have their own unique AI.
Need for Speed Heat (EA): November 8
Outsmart and outrun your rivals and even the police force as you race your way through the city’s streets in the next iteration of the franchise.
Jumanji: The Video Game (Funsolve): November 8
Play as the characters from the recent Jumanji movies in this adventure game.
Romancing SaGa 3 (Square Enix): November 11
Both Romancing SaGa 3 and SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions have yet to get official Western releases on PCs until now. Romancing SaGa 3 originally came out for the SNES decades ago, whereas Ambitions was a PS Vita title.
Rune II (Human Head Studios): November 12
The world is ending, and the Norse gods have sent their champion to save Midgard.
Doctor Who: The Edge of Time (Maze Theory): November 12
A VR title for fans of the long-running sci-fi series.
Yaga (Breadcrumbs Interactive): November 13
Play as a one-handed blacksmith who’s got incredibly bad luck. Now, he’s got to fight monsters and legends from Slavic folklore.
Battle Breakers (Epic Games): November 13
This free-to-play hero collector/tap-battler surprisingly launched in the Epic Games Store without much fanfare. It does have cross-play enabled for both PCs and mobiles.
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (Forgotten Empires/Tantalus/Xbox Game Studios) – November 14
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of the most popular strategy games ever with stunning 4K Ultra HD graphics, a new and fully remastered soundtrack, and brand-new content, “The Last Khans” with 3 new campaigns and 4 new civilizations.
Kingdom Under Fire 2 (Gameforge): November 14
First released in Asia, the MMORPG/strategy game hybrid will finally head to the west later this year.
Bee Simulator (Varsav Games Studios): November 14
Play as a bee! Collect pollen, race with other insects, and fight against wasps. Bee Simulator will be launching as a one-year exclusive to the Epic Games Store.
Blacksad: Under the Skin (Pendulo Studios): November 14
A neo-noir game where you play as Detective John Blacksad. He’s a cool cat in more ways than one. The game is based on the titular comic book series.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Respawn): November 15
The Jedi Council has been wiped out, and it’s time for you to survive and rise again. Fallen Order will be a third-person single-player RPG, a massive undertaking for Respawn Entertainment.
Tokyo Ghoul: re Call to Exist (Bandai Namco): November 15
A co-op action game based on a dark fantasy manga series.
Railroad Corporation (Corbie Games): November 18
Produce and trade goods, all while connecting your settlements by railroad. The game leaves Steam early access this month.
Shenmue 3 (Ys Net): November 19
Soon, we’ll experience Ryo Hazuki’s latest adventure… if you want to use the Epic Games Store launcher, that is. The most controversial news to come out of E3 involves Shenmue 3 which was announced as a timed exclusive for the EGS. Fans are outraged and are asking for refunds.
Football Manager 2020 (Sports Interactive): November 19
The next iteration of the long-running management sim for football fans arrives in November 2019.
Narcos: Rise of the Cartels (Kuju): November 19
Based on the hit series from Netflix, play as either the DEA or the Narcos drug traffickers in this turn-based strategy game.
Age of Wonders: Planetfall – Revelations (Triumph Studios): November 19
The first expansion for Age of Wonders: Planetfall gives you a glimpse into the rise of the Es’teq Dynasty and their Heritor descendants.
Still There (GhostShark): November 20
An adventure-puzzle game where you need to repair a space lighthouse and interact with a quirky AI computer.
Battletech: Heavy Metal (Harebrained Schemes): November 21
The expansion adds eight new mechs to the game. Seven of these are classic designs and one is completely new and exclusive to the expansion.
Asterix & Obelix XXL 3 – The Crystal Menhir (Osome Studio): November 21
Play as the dynamic duo in two-player co-op in this continuation of the adventure series.
Prison Architect: Psych Ward (Double Eleven/Introversion Software): November 21
The first expansion for Prison Architect lets you redesign your facility to care for (or manipulate) convicts who have pleaded insanity.
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts (CI Games): November 22
Take down your targets as an assassin left in the cold wilderness of Siberia.
Lost Ember (Mooneye Studios): November 22
In a lush, forgotten world, choose different animals to explore the land, seas, skies, and even underground, so you can uncover the mystery.
Black Future ’88 (SuperScarySnakes): November 22
This action-roguelike has some synth-punk themes. Oh, and your character only has 18 minutes to make it through various levels before their heart explodes. Don’t worry, because you’ll get to redo your progress all over again with new weapons and perks.
Weakless (Cubeish Games): November 29
Lots of plants, forests, and trees in this adventure puzzler with unique art design.
Blaster Master Zero 2 (Inti Creates): November 29
A side-scroller and top-down action hybrid where you shoot, dash, and blow up everything in your path.
SteamCity Chronicles (FeelThere): November 2019
A turn-based strategy game with influences from steampunk and Japanese culture.
That does it for our November 2019 PC games and content drops. Which November 2019 PC game release are you looking forward to the most? Let us know.
Note: All Content Drop/PC game release dates are for North America.