From God Of War to Pokémon: The Best Titles Set For a January 2022 Launch

Published 01/03/2022, 11:52 AM EST


Like 2021, this new year of 2022 also promises to bring some fantastic games for the players. January is filled with some of the most exciting releases, including some previous console exclusives finally arriving to the PC market. With this list, find out the top 5 titles that fans should grab to start off the new year with a bang.

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Top 5 video games to pick in January 2022

Tom Clancy’s Rainbox Six Extraction

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The Rainbow Six games never disappoint with their tactical gameplay and immersive environment. Extraction is all about dealing with monsters in co-op mode, which might seem like a blend of Rainbow Six Siege and Left 4 Dead to players.

In this new game, players can create their team with 18 special operators, infiltrate containment zones and discover the hidden secrets behind a looming alien threat. The best way to approach this game would be to have tactical skills and carry the best weapons of choice. It was released for both PC and PS5 on January 28.

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection

After a long wait, the Uncharted franchise is finally coming for the PC users as a remastered edition. The new PC and PS5 version will improve visuals and framerates for both Uncharted 4 and Uncharted: Lost Legacy. The Uncharted series is a must-grab for gamers who want to delve into Nathan Drake’s adventures. It will be released for PC and PS5 on January 28.

Pokemon Legends: Arceus

Pokemon Arceus is a game that will drill in the nostalgia associated with the old Pokemon games. This game dives back into the roots of the series’ RPG formula, making it a sweet blend of exploration and intense action. Players have to explore the Sinnoh region and catch Pokemon while also trying to uncover the mystery behind the legendary Pokemon Arceus.

The game offers plenty of Pokemons to grab, battles to fight, and lands to explore. Players can also ride their companions as mounts in this game. The game releases for Nintendo Switch on January 28.

Windjammers 2

Throwing frisbees has never been as fun as doing it in the Windjammers! Windjammers 2 is a sequel to the original 1994 arcade game where players have to throw discs towards the opponent’s and score goals. It is a fun game with some fantastic hand-drawn graphics and a nostalgic soundtrack from the 90s. The game will be available on PC, Xbox, Switch, and PlayStation from January 20.

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God of War (PC)

Santa Monica’s crown jewel, the absolute PlayStation 4 masterpiece, God of War, is finally here for the fans to enjoy! The new and improved version of God of War will feature some amazing visuals and framerates to make it a definitive edition of the game. The PC community was asking for a port for a very long time, and the game is finally releasing on January 15.

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Which game will be your first grab in 2022? Let us know in the comments.

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha

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Siddid Dey Purkayastha is an eSports author for EssentiallySports and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Arts degree at Christ (Deemed to be University). He has always been into gaming since the ripe age of 9 and has never looked back. Apart from his deep love for narrative-driven or campaign-based games, he enjoys casually playing online games such as Valorant, Fortnite, FIFA Ultimate Team, Warzone, and GTA Online.

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