It is hard to believe that the first month of the new decade is almost with January 2020 set to wrap up in a couple of days. 2019 was an exceptional year when it came to fantastic PC video games being released to the community to experience and enjoy. However, 2020 is already shaping up to be an excellent year for PC gamers when it comes to new titles with January having seen multiple high-profile releases take place. With this in mind, we decided to round up the most exciting video games that were released in January 2020 together for you in one convenient spot.
The roster of the best PC games that were released in January 2020 has something for every kind of gamer to enjoy heading into the rest of the year from mowing down zombies in virtual reality to reliving one of the most iconic entertainment franchises in history in a brand new way.
Most Exciting PC Games in January 2020
The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners
This adrenaline-fueled title straight from the famous Walking Dead universe thrusts players into the role of a survivor in a partly flooded New Orleans. Players must utilize a robust crafting system and exhilarating combat mechanics to survive the countless threats they will face when exploring the vast world that this VR title offers to those brave enough to enter this thrilling apocalyptic world. Zombies will not be the only kind of threat you will face, as your fellow survivors will also do everything in their power to survive even at the expense of others. You will have to decide if you are a Saint who is ready to put everything on the line to help someone in need or a Sinner who knows that compassion is only an excellent way to get yourself killed.
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners is currently available on Oculus Rift, Rift S, Quest via Link cable, HTC Vive, Cosmos, Valve Index, and various WindowsMR headsets via the Oculus Store, Steam and The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinnersofficial website.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
Now, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne may now be an entirely new release. However, it is the debut of the fan-favorite game's first significant expansion on PC and allows players to experience a whole new part of the high-profile title. Iceborne brings an entire new frozen tundra-like area called Hoarfrost Reach to Monster Hunter World. A treasure trove of new and formidable creatures now wait for players to venture into this unique locale and take them head-on. This significant expansion also has brought the new Master Rank quest difficulty, new moves and combos for all 14 weapon types, and a new clutch claw mechanic for the slinger that allows you grapple onto monsters. Plenty of new adventures await PC Monster Hunter World players who are ready to dive into Iceborne.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is currently available for PC platforms via STEAM.
PC players who have been waiting for a Pokemon-like MMO experience had their wishes granted when Temtem officially released earlier this month. Temtem allows players to catch various creatures called Temtem that all possess unique abilities and can evolve into stronger versions of themselves. Those who enter this thrilling world can explore the six islands of the Airborne Archipelago, battle other tamers, defeat all eight of the Dojo leaders, and stop Clan Belsoto from enacting its evil plan to rule over the Airborne Archipelago. It may not be an official Pokemon MMO, but Temtem does more than an excellent job of providing players with the kind of fun they would expect from one.
Temtem is currently available for PC platforms via STEAM.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
There have been a wide variety of Dragon Ball Z games that have been released over the years. However, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot provides PC players with the ability to experience the epic adventures of Goku and friends in a way never before seen for the franchise's video game titles. Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot offers its players a full-fledged RPG experience where you can have the characters partake in activities other than just fighting and shooting Ki blasts at each other. Things like fishing, going to driving school, and cooking is just some of the things you can experience to send yourself even deeper into the world of Dragon Ball Z in addition to plenty of intense combat situations. Not to mention Dragon Ball Z: Kakrot includes much more canon lore to the stories we all know and love and provides fans with a complete look at the motivations of your characters and the iconic events that have taken place.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is currently available for PC platforms via STEAM.
Warcraft III: Reforged
Warcraft III is one of the most popular PC games of all time. This legendary status is why so many players were ecstatic to learn that Blizzard Entertainment would be making a remaster of the title. Now, players can jump right back into the epic origins of the greatest heroes that the realm of Azeroth has ever seen. A stunning revamp of the original game's graphics, and mechanics make Warcraft II: Reforged a must-play for veteran and new players alike.
Warcraft III: Reforged is currently available for PC platforms via the Battle.net launcher.
Journey to the Savage Planet
You would likely be hard-pressed to find a PC gamer who did not enjoy an excellent ole space exploration adventure. Journey to the Savage Planet tasks players with taking on the role of an astronaut who is a recruit to the Kindred Aerospace who proudly claims it is the 4th best interstellar space exploration company. Players can either play by themselves or team up with their friends and explore th vibrant world of ARY-26 to make sure it is safe enough for humans to colonize. PC owners who love exploring will have a blast making their way around the environment of Journey to the Savage Planet and discovering a vast array of unique and exciting lifeforms and other items.
Journey to the Savage Planet is currently available for PC platforms via the Epic Games Store.
2020 got off to an excellent start with all of these fantastic titles above releasing in January. PC players will be doing themselves a significant disservice id they do not at least try and jump into the jaw-dropping worlds that all of these games offer. If the rest of the year is anything like January 2020, the PC gaming community is in for a treat when it comes to adding some fantastic games to their libraries.