The monthly Content Drop for the September 2019 PC game releases has a lot of titles for you to consider, and many of them will heat things up even after the summer. We’ll see massive offerings such as Gears of War 5/Gears 5, Borderlands 3, Greedfall, FIFA 20, NBA 2K20, Code Vein, The Surge 2, and more. Remasters and collections are also coming our way such as Final Fantasy VIII Remastered, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series and a whole slew of others.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered (Square Enix): September 3
Squall, Rinoa, Zell, Quistis, and the gang all return in this (slightly) remastered version that celebrates Final Fantasy VIII’s 20th anniversary.
Spyro Reignited Trilogy (Toys for Bob/Iron Galaxy) – September 3
Remastered HD versions of old classics — Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage, and Spyro: Year of the Dragon.
Children of Morta (Dead Mage): September 3
This RPG lets you control a unique family with their own powers and abilities, fighting to save a land that’s being overrun by the Corruption.
RemiLore: Lost Girl in the Lands of Lore (Pixellore/Remimory): September 4
A cutesy action rogue-like with some anime and steampunk design influences.
River City Girls (WayForward): September 5
River City Ransom released 30 years ago. Now, a revival — River City Girls — takes a spin at the old classic, with new heroines that are out to beat up the thugs that kidnapped their boyfriends.
Green Hell (Creepy Jar): September 5
Craft, build, scavenge, and struggle to survive in the harsh Amazon jungles.
Fantasy General II (Owned by Gravity): September 5
Lead over fantasy-themed 75 units and several heroes in numerous turn-based battles as you conquer the land.
WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship (KT Racing): September 5
Race to your heart’s content to claim the FIA World Rally Championship.
Path of Exile: Blight (Grinding Gear Games): September 6
Path of Exile’s action-RPG system meets tower defense mechanics!
NBA 2K20 (Visual Concepts/2K): September 6
Another year, another NBA 2K game so you can dribble your way for a chance at basketball glory.
Falcon Age (Outerloop Games): September 6
Raise and bond with your own pet falcon as you fight robot colonizers.
Creature in the Well (Flight School Studio): September 6
A top-down hack-and-slash title inspired by pinball games.
Gears 5 (The Coalition/Xbox Game Studios): September 10
The new heroine Kait is set to take on the Swarm in the next chapter for the Gears of War franchise.
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series (Skybound): September 10
Relive the stories of Lee, Clementine, Alvin Jr., and their friends and foes. The Telltale Definitive Series version includes all four main “seasons,” 400 Days, and The Walking Dead: Michonne.
Greedfall (Spiders): September 10
Set in a world that mixes medieval combat and exploration along with magic, fantasy, and otherworldly creatures. Originally planned as a 2018 release, Greedfall will instead release later this year.
Blasphemous (The Game Kitchen): September 10
Action, platforming, boss battles, and gory executions — everything you might be looking for in the “Metroidvania” genre.
eFootball PES 2020 (Konami): September 10
Return to the pitch in the next game in the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise.
Battlewake (Survios) – September 11
Experience virtual reality while sailing the high seas. You’re a pirate lord, and it’s time to find that booty!
Total War: Warhammer 2 – The Hunter & The Beast (Creative Assembly): September 11
This Lords Pack DLC adds Markus Wulfhart and Nakai the Wanderer for the Empire and Lizardmen respectively. A free update will also make changes to the Elector Counts system, Balthasar Gelt’s starting location, and makes Gor-Rok playable in Lustria.
Borderlands 3 (Gearbox Software): September 13
The next big game from the looter-shooter franchise will be an Epic exclusive until April 2020.
NASCAR Heat 4 (Monster Games): September 10
The official video game of NASCAR is back for another race this year.
Devil’s Hunt (Layopi Games): September 17
A third-person action game where you can play as a human who can wield demonic powers.
AI: The Somnium Files (Spike Chunsoft): September 17
Investigate a sci-fi murder mystery with a slew of anime-inspired characters. From the mind behind the Zero Escape series and the designer of No More Heroes and Fire Emblem games.
Daymare: 1998 (Invader Studios): September 17
A third-person action horror game where you face off against a town’s inhabitants that have turned into monsters.
Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son (Tequila Works/Sony): September 17
Return to Punxsutawney and get stuck in a time loop as Phil Connors, Jr. in this VR game.
Overland (Finji): September 19
Set in a post-apocalyptic world with turn-based gameplay, you’ll have to guide your survivors to pick up stragglers, supplies, and even pets.
Rain of Reflections: Chapter 1 (Lionbite Games): September 19
In a dystopian future, you’ll have to make numerous dialogue choices, tactically approach combat, and hack systems as you try to set a captive free.
Police Stories (Mighty Morgan): September 19
A top-down shooter with an emphasis in tactics. You can play solo or co-op, using police officers to take down criminals and protect civilians.
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered (Level-5/Bandai Namco): September 20
A remaster of the original game in the series which will also support 4K resolution. It will be releasing on Steam, although the store page is still unavailable.
The Sojourn (Shifting Tides): September 20
A puzzle game in a world of light and darkness.
Untitled Goose Game (House House): September 20
You’re a goose! And you’ve got to stealthily make your way around town while making life a living hell for villagers who are trying to get on with their day.
The Surge 2 (Deck 13): September 24
The game will include many of the features from the first game such as the limb targetting but promises to expand on the mechanics in the sequel.
Cat Quest II (The Gentlebros): September 24
An open world game… with cats!
Contra: Rogue Corps (Konami): September 24
Action, shooting, and mayhem will come your way in the latest installment of the Contra franchise.
Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid (nWay): September 24
Celebrate 25 years of the Power Rangers franchise in this fighting game where you take part in 3-vs-3 tag battles with new and old characters.
I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin’ Good Dating Simulator (Psyop/KFC)
Uh, yes, it’s a dating simulator featuring Colonel Sanders. What has this world come to?
Magic: The Gathering Arena (Wizards of the Coast): September 26
Build your deck, unleash your heroes, minions, and spells, and decimate your opponents in the granddaddy of TCGs. Magic: The Gathering Arena officially launches towards the end of this month.
Rage 2: Rise of the Ghosts (Avalanche Studios/id Software): September 26
Return to the world of Rage 2 in a brand new region where you’ll fight the cannibalistic Ghosts faction.
Code Vein (Bandai Namco): September 27
The game is set in the not too distant future where a mysterious disaster had caused the world to collapse. Players join a secret society of vampire Revenants with supernatural abilities that need blood to survive. Give in to the bloodlust fully and risk becoming one of the Lost which are described as ghouls devoid of any remaining humanity.
FIFA 20 (EA Sports): September 27
It’s football, it’s the beautiful game. It’s FIFA, and it’s the 20th mainline game in the franchise. A new mode called Volta, featuring street football, will also be part of the game. Note that the game releases on September 27, but early access will allow you to play on September 23.
Memorrha (StickyStoneStudio): September 27
An adventure game set in an exotic land where you wake strange machines from their slumber.
Doctor Who: The Edge of Time (Maze Theory): September 2019
A VR title for fans of the long-running sci-fi series.
These are your September 2019 PC games. What do you think? Will you be grabbing any of the releases this month?
Note: All PC game release dates are for North America.