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The PC game releases we’re most excited about in February

PC gamers have already made two early access survival games into hits this year: Palworld and Enshrouded. Will we do it a third time when Nightingale releases in late February? I think it’s possible—our hunger for games in which you craft stuff and try not to die is bottomless.

There’s lots to look forward to in the non-survival-crafting department, too. Whether it’ll be any good or not is TBD, but Ubisoft‘s pirate combat game Skull and Bones is finally releasing after over a decade of revisions, and I’m awfully curious to see how it turned out. There are also some notable remasters this month: Tomb Raider 1-3 Remastered and Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster.

Below are the biggest PC games releasing this month, plus a list of notable February events and happenings. For a more zoomed-out view of what’s coming out on PC this year, see our big list of 2024’s upcoming PC games.

February’s big PC release dates

Persona 3 Reload

<a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” target=”_blank”>Persona 3 Reload | February 1
Not just a hi-res version of the 2006’s Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3, but a full remake, albeit one that’s very faithful to the original. That’s mostly a good thing—we gave it an 89% in our review.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

<a href=”” data-link-merchant=”””>Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League | February 2
We’re still working out our verdict on the co-op Suicide Squad game, but <a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” data-link-merchant=”””>so far it’s fun—it’s certainly not the disaster some were anticipating following 2020’s lackluster <a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” data-link-merchant=””” data-link-merchant=””” target=”_blank”>Marvel’s Avengers.

Helldivers 2

<a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” target=”_blank”>Helldivers 2 | February 8
The giant aliens aren’t the only threat in this co-op third-person shooter—friendly fire is on, so make sure you hell dive with friends you trust.

Skull and Bones

<a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” target=”_blank”>Skull and Bones | February 16
I just want to know what the deal is after all this time: Ubisoft’s multiplayer pirate combat game started development all the way back in 2013 as an Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag expansion. Over a decade of development and delays later, it’s finally coming out.

Pacific Drive

<a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” target=”_blank”>Pacific Drive | February 22
A very cool-looking survival road trip. With your valiant <a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” data-link-merchant=”””>sci-fi station wagon, you’ll go an an excursions into a supernaturally-altered Pacific Northwest to investigate “the Zone.”

Nightingale&nbsp;(early access) | February 22

<a href=”” data-link-merchant=””” target=”_blank”>Nightingale(early access) | February 22
After Palworld and Enshrouded, you know what this year needs? Another early access survival crafting game! Seriously, though, it seems like there really can’t be too many of them—and Nightingale has a great, distinct look.

February events and happenings

Steam Next Fest will bring us more demos than we can play on February 5A Skull and Bones open beta will precede its launch this monthApex Legends Revelry starts February 14, adds team deathmatchThe second season of the Halo TV show premieres on February 8Diablo 4’s Gauntlet will likely drop this monthJoe Blackburn is stepping down as Destiny 2 game director this monthThe Six Invitational Siege tournamenttakes place February 13-25 in São PaoloThe D.I.C.E. Summit is also February 13-15 in Las Vegas

More games releasing in February

February 1 —Granblue Fantasy Relink– four-player co-op RPG (Steam)February 12 —SpellRogue(early access)– deckbuilding roguelike (Steam)February 13 —Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden– ghost hunting RPG (Steam)February 13 —Islands of Insight– shared-world puzzle game (Steam)February 13 —Lysfanga– timey-wimey hack-n-slash (Steam)February 13 —Ultros– “psychedelic metroidvania” (Steam)February 14 — Tomb Raider 1-3 Remastered(Steam)February 14 —Solium Infernum– grand strategy in Hell (Steam)February 20 —Balatro– a “poker roguelike” (Steam)February 21 —Slave Zero X – 2.5D follow-up to 1999’s Slave Zero (Steam)February 21 —Last Epoch– big action RPG (Steam)February 21 —Terminator: Dark Fate – humans vs robots RTS (Steam)February 22 —Garden Life: A Cozy Simulator– chill gardening game (Steam)February 23 —Promenade– colorful platformer (Steam)February 27 —Wrath: Aeon of Ruin– Quake 1-style shooter (Steam)February 28 —Brothers A Tale of Two Sons Remake (Steam)February 28 —Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster– classic FPS (Steam)February 29 —Ad Infernum– surreal lo-fi horror (Steam)

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