2023 is going to be a great year for us gamers! There are a lot of amazing games coming out, so we decided to give you an overview of the 2023 single-player PC game releases we are most excited about. Of course, there are many more, and this is just a sampling. Let’s take a look at some of our most anticipated games of the year!
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Single-player PC Game Releases in 2023: January – June
ONE PIECE ODYSSEY
Release Date: January 12
If you’re a fan of One Piece, this adventure RPG is a must-play! Join Luffy and his Straw Hat Crew on their adventures and take on new challenges in a world full of surprises. Help Luffy find his way back to his crew after they were caught in a storm and shipwrecked.
Release Date: January 24
The open-world action RPG Forspoken is one of our most anticipated releases of 2023! It follows the journey of Frey, a young New Yorker who is suddenly pulled through a portal into the enchanted land of Athia. To find her way back home, she must learn to control her newfound magical abilities to traverse magnificent landscapes and battle menacing creatures.
Dead Space (Remake)
Release Date: January 27
Are you ready for an adrenaline-pumping sci-fi gaming experience? If the answer is yes, Dead Space is your perfect match. This classic survival-horror has been rebuilt to offer players an even more immersive adventure. That means improved visuals, audio, and gameplay! Whether you’re a veteran of the series or it’s your first time, this iconic game will take you on an unforgettable interstellar journey full of thrills and chills.
Deliver Us Mars
Release Date: February 2
An out-of-this-world experience awaits you in Deliver Us Mars! The thrilling atmospheric sci-fi adventure takes you on a suspense-filled journey where you have to locate the ARK colony ships that were taken by a mysterious force, the Outward.
Release Date: February 10
Your Hogwarts letter is finally here! In the open-world action RPG Hogwarts Legacy, you get a chance to attend the magical school in the late 1800s. Choose one of the four houses, cast magical spells, and battle mythical creatures. The graphics look stunning and the gameplay is very realistic. Make friends, solve puzzles, and uncover secrets along the way. Anything is possible at Hogwarts!
Release Date: February 15
The third-person action roguelike Returnal is finally coming out for PC! Play as Selene who crash-lands on a shape-shifting world and has to fight to survive. Are you ready for the relentless gameplay and to start over every time you die? With every cycle, the planet changes – will you make it out alive?
Release Date: February 21
If you’re looking for an FPS full of horror, mystery, and action, Atomic Heart should be at the top of your list. Set in a utopian world, you have to fight to find out the truth. Each opponent requires a different fighting style, so be creative, make use of your environment, and get upgrades for your equipment. With madness all around you, will you manage to stay sane?
Like a Dragon: Ishin!
Release Date: February 21
A historical action-adventure awaits you with Like a Dragon: Ishin!. Take on the role of the legendary samurai Sakamoto Ryoma and take part in the revolution. If you’re a fan of hack’n’slash combat and games with Asian settings, this game by the creators of Yakuza: Like a Dragon is a must-play.
Sons Of The Forest
Release Date: February 23
One of the most hyped games of the year, Sons Of The Forest, is going into early access in February! Sent to a remote island in search of a missing billionaire, you’re left to your own devices in this unpredictable open-world nightmare. Danger lurks around every corner and shelter from the elements and deadly predators is hard to come by. Will you survive?
Company of Heroes 3
Release Date: February 23
Enjoyers of strategy games are highly anticipating Company of Heroes 3. The RTS game is bigger and better than ever! With crisp graphics, engaging gameplay, and four entirely new factions to choose from, the untold stories of war will come to life on your PC.
OCTOPATH TRAVELER II
Release Date: February 24
Square Enix is finally bringing us another installment of OCTOPATH TRAVELER, five years after the release of the first one! OCTOPATH TRAVELER II takes players to the vast and wondrous land of Solistia, a place bustling with life, culture, and diverse experiences. Between beautiful cities, magical forests, mysterious islands, winding paths, and ships traveling across foreign seas—there’s so much to explore!
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
Release Date: March 3
You can’t get enough of souls-like games? Then Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is probably already on your radar. The developers of Nioh are bringing us a new dark fantasy action RPG filled with dragons, demons, and destruction.
Resident Evil 4 Remake
Release Date: March 24
Resident Evil fans will be excited about this one! Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City, and Leon S. Kennedy has finally tracked down the president’s kidnapped daughter to a secluded European village. But something is terribly wrong with the locals, and it’s up to you to figure out what it is.
The Last Of Us Part 1
Release Date: March 28
After ten years, PC gamers will finally be able to play The Last Of Us, which was originally released for PlayStation 3 in 2013 and later remastered for PS 4 and remade for PS 5. In a bleak landscape overrun by the Infected, Joel, a weary protagonist, is tasked with smuggling 14-year-old Ellie out of a quarantined zone. But what begins as a seemingly simple mission quickly turns into a brutal transcontinental trek where enemies lurk around every corner.
Dead Island 2
Release Date: April 21
Dead Island is back! This first-person action RPG takes players across a brand-new playground – the hellish vision of LA known as HELL-A. Explore the iconic, gore-drenched Los Angeles landscape and meet larger-than-life characters as you slay countless foes in exquisitely bloody detail. Evolve to become the ultimate Zombie Slayer!
Release Date: June 6
Are you as excited as we are about Diablo IV? Prepare yourself to stand up against ceaseless evil forces and face a vast array of harrowing enemies as you explore the regions of Sanctuary. With spectacular abilities to unlock and master, legendary loot to collect, and nightmarish dungeons to conquer, this thrilling world has plenty of action waiting just around the corner.
Single-player PC Game Releases in 2023: July – Dec
Jagged Alliance 3
Release Date: July 14
Whether you’re a fan of the series or turn-based strategy games in general, Jagged Alliance 3 promises to be a game you won’t want to miss. When the president of the Grand Chien nation goes missing, you’re tasked with finding him and restoring peace to the land. Enjoy the open RPG structure as well as the wide variety of weapons and equipment!
Immortals of Aveum
Release Date: July 14
Another PC game coming out in 2023 that you shouldn’t miss is Immortals of Aveum. This magical first-person shooter throws you into a world on the brink of the abyss. You play as Jak, a battlemage who must use his magic and spells to uncover the secrets of the world and save its future!
Release Date: August 10
Ever dreamed of gliding across the sands of an ancient land? Then Atlas Fallen is the action-adventure RPG for you! Using sand-infused weapons and powerful abilities, you’ll hunt down legendary monsters and unravel the mysteries of the past.
ARMORED CORE™ VI FIRES OF RUBICON™
Release Date: August 25
When you think of FromSoftware, the first games that come to mind are ELDEN RING and Dark Souls? The developer is looking to change that this year by bringing us a third-person sci-fi story with fast-paced mech combat. Customize your mech and take it into battle to defeat enemy bosses.
Baldur’s Gate 3
Release Date: August 31
After almost three years, the story-rich RPG Baldur’s Gate 3 is finally leaving the Early Access phase and we will get to experience the amazing story from start to finish. If your heart beats for Dungeons & Dragons, this game is a must. Decide for yourself which side you’re on – will you resist the darkness or embrace it?
Release Date: September 6
Starfield is a new open-world RPG from Bethesda and their first game in 25 years that takes place in a new universe. Set in the distant future, humanity has ventured out of our solar system and into the depths of a vast galaxy. You’ll join an elite group of space miners as they search for mysterious artifacts in this strange new universe. The graphics look stunning, so we can’t wait to go on exciting missions and explore everything!
Mortal Kombat 1
Release Date: September 19
Are you ready to experience the Mortal Kombat universe like never before? Mortal Kombat 1 promises an era of unprecedented excitement in this iconic franchise, featuring a new fighting system, captivating game modes, and mind-blowing fatalities!
Lies of P
Release Date: September 19
The classic story of Pinocchio mixed with souls-like gameplay? Sounds great to us! We can’t wait for the release of Lies of P, which is set in the exciting and mysterious atmosphere of the Belle Époque era. Are you ready to play as a puppet and unravel the web of lies you’re caught in?
Release Date: September 20
Described as a “roguelite for people who don’t like roguelites,” Witchfire pits you in an intense battle against formidable witches, as the Church desperately seeks victory in this perilous conflict. Armed with awe-inspiring spells and formidable firearms conjured by the Vatican’s most skilled sorcerers, your vital mission unfolds: locate and defeat the Witch of the Black Sea.
No Release Date (Third Quarter)
Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy
Trine is back, bringing you the greatest adventure in the series yet! The brave heroes of Trine find themselves in an epic battle against evil and deceitful enemies who are relentless in their pursuit of the kingdom. Time is of the essence as you race against the clock to save the extraordinary world of Trine!
Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Release Date: October 12
We don’t know which game we’re most looking forward to this year but Assassin’s Creed Mirage is definitely high up on our list! In the new game in the popular franchise, you take on the role of Basim, a cunning street thief plagued by haunting visions and driven by a thirst for truth and vengeance. Immerse yourself in the secrets of an ancient society and unravel the mysteries of a profound creed that will redefine Basim’s destiny in unimaginable ways.
Total War: PHARAOH
Release Date: October
Experience the glory of ancient Egypt in Total War: PHARAOH, the latest addition to the critically acclaimed grand strategy series. Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of the Pharaohs and witness the unfolding of dramatic events that pose a perilous threat to their very existence. Experience the epic struggle that awaits you as you navigate through this pivotal era of history.
No Release Date (Fourth Quarter)
In Crimson Desert, an upcoming action RPG, you will embark on a thrilling journey through the untold saga of resilient mercenaries fighting for survival in the unforgiving realms of Pywel. Brace yourself, for every decision and action you take, holds the power to shape the very history of this fabled land.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl
Release Date: December (hopefully)
Ah yes, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, the sequel we’ve been waiting for for years. It’s currently scheduled for release in December 2023, and we hope we’ll actually be able to play it then. What a way to end a year full of amazing releases!
In this post-apocalyptic survival RPG, embark on an extraordinary exploration of the vast Chornobyl Exclusion Zone, teeming with dangerous enemies, treacherous anomalies, and powerful artifacts. Unravel a gripping story of epic proportions as you venture into the mysterious heart of Chornobyl.
We hope you’re as excited as we are for all the games 2023 has in store for us! Check out our YouTube channel for more information on PLITCH.