January is quickly flying by and 2017 is at full throttle now. Last year was a great year for gamers. 2016 brought us games like Final Fantasy XV, No Man’s Sky, Dishonored 2, Hitman, and Overwatch. Let’s also not forget hit mobile games like Pokemon Go and Super Mario Run.
Furthermore, 2016 pushed the gaming world into new levels of technological heights. PC manufacturers released more new gaming rigs monthly because of market demand.
How can 2017 beat last year’s awesomeness? Easily, we think. This year’s lineup is filled with Triple-A titles and indie games alike. Read on.
Game Release Dates 2017 – January
Notable games coming this January are the following:
- Hitman: The Complete First Season (January 31) – the hit episodic stealth game is coming this January in an all new package filled with new content and game modes. The release will contain all the episodes of the first season of Hitman. The game is available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
- Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (January 24) – one of the most anticipated releases this year. The iconic survival horror franchise now on its 7th iteration. The game is slated for a PC, Xbox One, and PS4 release. The game features an all-new cast of characters but is still connected to the storyline of the other Resident Evil games.
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (January 24) – A PS4 exclusive. Kingdom Hearts is one of the most beloved franchises in the PlayStation. The release includes an HD remastering of the game Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, as well as two new exclusive Kingdome Hearts content.
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Game Release Dates 2017 – February to May
- Halo Wars 2 (February 21) – An exclusive release for Xbox One and Windows PC. The highly anticipated sequel to Halo Wars feature new games modes, unit, and a new gripping storyline.
- Horizon Zero Dawn (February 28) – The action role-playing game by Guerilla Games is one of then most anticipated released of the year. The plot revolves around a hunter named Aloy. The protagonist lives in a world overrun with living, dinosaur-like machines.
- Mass Effect: Andromeda (March 21). This game will definitely be an early 2017 treat for serious gamers. The action role-playing game continues the plot of the massively popular Mass Effect series. The games will be available for the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC.
- Persona 5 (April 4) – A PS4 and PS3 exclusive. The anime themed role playing game incorporates standard role-playing gameplay with a social simulation portion popular in native Japanese games.
- Injustice 2 (May 16) – One of the most highly anticipated games this year. The game features a Mortal Kombat-style gameplay based in the DC Comics universe. Available for the PC, PS4, Xbox One, iOS, and Android.
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