The Best Video Game Releases in January 2023 🎮 – Softonic

How is your video game collection? Do you pass on the games you buy or are you part of the 99.99999999% of the population who are leaving games behind, while still buying new games that interest you? In these modern times when there is a such a great offer of video games and so little time to play, it is normal to leave games behind in the hope of playing them “when we can”.

Why are we telling you this? Because 2023 is already here, and already in January we have big pitches which we know will make you go through the checkout and make that personal video game “backlog” take a little longer to complete. Take a look at everything that’s coming.

One Piece Odyssey

The mujiwara are back, otakus from all over the world. The new title of one piece, the best-selling manga in history, brings us a very interesting proposal that is completely different from its previous video games. While in previous games the combat system advocated being direct action (highlighting the famous musous), One Piece Odyssey has thrown for the RPG to bring us a video game that reminds us a lot of the saga Dragon Quest.

In the game, you will be able to navigate the New World fighting against beasts, monsters and other pirates, while leveling up, acquiring new skills and equipping better items to our characters.

It will be available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series on January 13th.

Persona 3 Portable & Persona 4 Golden

Person It is one of those niche sagas that have been making a hole in the hearts of more and more players over time. The success of Persona 5 Royal It catapulted the name of the saga and increased the interest of its new fans for the previous installments. Now, Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden come to the catalog of consoles and PC. A great opportunity that many will not miss.

Two very peculiar RPGs with a system of “contact management” that it will give us certain skills as we strengthen our bond with our friends, and that it puts us in the shoes of high school students who, through the use of their Peoplethey must prevent a great evil from destroying our society.

It will be available for PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox Series on January 19.

Monster Hunter: Rise – Complete Edition

If you are a fan of farming and fighting monstersthe saga Monster Hunter it is made for you. The latest installment of the Monster Hunter saga has already been released for Switch and PC, and this time it reaches the rest of the platforms with various bonusesdepending on the console you play it on.

In Monster Hunter: Rise, you’ll be able to hunt beasts in a thousand different ways, making use of weapons, tools, and traps to gradually create a arsenal of weapons and armor that will turn you into a walking legend.

It will be available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series on January 20.


The first trailer for Forspoken left fans of the books speechless Brandon Sanderson and captivated the rest of the players with a system of apparently very versatile and spectacular magical combat. An RPG that, after being delayed several times, will finally make its debut this month and that has a wide variety of opinions after the recent release of its playable demo.

In this dye story isekai, our protagonist is transported to another world where endless monsters and enemies will try to eliminate us (if we don’t do it first). learn dozens of different spells and discover all the secrets of this fantasy world.

It will be available for PC and PS5 on January 24.

Dead Space (2023)

Space terror is back. The first title of the saga dead space It has been completely renovated to bring us back to the space station that gave us so many nightmares in its day. In it USG Ishimurawe will put ourselves in the shoes of Isaac Clarke and we will face the fearsome necromorphs through our plasma cutter, while we try to find out what happened to our girlfriend and the rest of the crew.

A completely updated experience, with a substantial improvement in practically all aspects of the game, such as graphics, sound and playable mechanics. You will no longer go quietly to the bathroom at night.

It will be available for PC, PS5 and Xbox Series on January 27th.