With every new month comes new video game releases. If you’re looking for something to play as you keep cozy and relax indoors, check these five must-play video game releases coming out this February.
1. Dying Light 2 Stay Human – February 4, 2022
If you’ve played Dying Light, then Dying Light 2 Stay Human will be a familiar, yet rewarding, experience. Set 22 years later, the game drops players in the shoes of a new protagonist equipped with insane parkour skills seeing as there are more than 3000 parkour animations.
This zombie apocalypse survival game is an open-world style so players can freely roam the vast area at day and night. But be aware: the zombies may be slow under sunlight, but their intensity and ferocity increase at nightfall.
There are even some new zombies added to the mix too to keep things fresh for returning players. There’s both solo-play and 4-person co-op as well.
Available Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, and PC. (Nintendo currently in development)
2. OlliOlli World – February 8, 2022
For fans of 2D platformers, OlliOlli World, the action skateboarding game, is a worthy one to try out. It’s beautifully designed with a unique style that may have you staring at it and admiring it as much as playing it.
You’ll skate your way through the world of Radlandia, meeting a slew of colorful and interesting characters along the way.
Also, anyone at any level can enjoy this game. The controls are straightforward even though there are many tricks to pull off, but you can enjoy a leisure pace in sandbox mode if you wish. Or you can hop into more competitive play, freeing yourself to testing and pushing your skills as you learn more about the game.
Available Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, Nintendo, and PC.
3. Lost Ark – February 11, 2022
Lost Ark is an epic MMOARPG that presents players with an incredible fantasy world to explore. It has both PvE and PvP elements as you journey through castles, dungeons, catacombs, and various cities. The environment is even interactive for a more immersive experience.
This game is a massive tale of gods and demons, and you can choose from various classes and characters to play as and customize your gameplay style. There are other skills too such as crafting abilities, allowing players to explore more than just combat within the game.
There’s more than enough lore to dive into as you play that you’ll frequently learn and discover something new the longer you play.
Available Platforms: PC
4. SWTOR: Legacy of The Sith – February 15, 2022
SWTOR: Legacy of The Sith further expands the popular MMORPG, this time shining an even brighter light on the war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. The fight against Darth Malgus picks up steam, and thanks to new mechanics, players have greater control over their experience.
Those familiar with SWTOR will notice that the combat style is changed. Now, you can separate your gameplay style from your Class Story. This way, you can choose from any Advanced Class option instead of being limited in any way.
With this new storyline, you can jump in on your own or dive in with friends in the multiplayer function.
Available Platforms: PC
5. Elden Ring – February 25, 2022
Made in collaboration with George R. R. Martin, in Elden Ring, players explore a stunning fantasy world. They’ll encounter various characters, creatures, allies, and adversaries as they work to discover the mystery surrounding the Elden Ring.
Completely immerse yourself in this action RPG as you explore different terrains throughout the world on your own or alongside other players online.
You’re even given great control over the game thanks to the character creation as well as how you’re able to experiment with your playstyle through the story.
Available Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, and PC