The list includes upcoming video games for core gaming platforms that have either pre-order bonuses or limited editions. Click the title for full details or the cover image to go straight to the pre-order incentives.
Article last updated: 6 December, 2021
Go on an epic adventure slaying ferocious monsters in spectacular fashion in Monster Hunter Rise. Monster Hunter Rise is an action RPG developed and published by Capcom. Initially released on Nintendo Switch early this year but will be coming to Windows PC early 2022.
Kamura village is a beautiful landscape with a rich ecosystem riddled with monsters for you to take on in fearsome battles. The monsters that plague the land offer unique challenges with each having distinct attack patterns and tendencies that you have to adapt to In order to become victorious.
Combat is varied and intense as you will have 14 different weapons at your disposal. Fire at monsters from range with your powerful bows or hack them to bits with your mighty greatsword. Collect loot from fallen beasts to upgrade your armor and weapons, making you the ultimate monster hunter.Monster Hunter Rise Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Elden Ring is an upcoming RPG game coming out in early 2022. The video game is developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco. The game will be available to PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
You are the tarnished one! You’ve been exiled from the Lands Between and your mission is to follow the guidance of an Elden Ring. Only this way, will you be able to become an Elden Lord. However, your quest won’t be easy as the source of the Erdtree has been shattered. This has triggered a war, so be ready to slice your enemies with a sword.
As you progress through the story, you’ll journey through the above-mentioned Lands Between. The world is dark and rocky with vibrantly colored skies with complex dungeons inside it. So take in the beauty of this world on foot, on horseback, or with your friends.
Elden ring also lets you play as you wish. With more weapons and magical abilities than ever, you can create a variety of combinations that suit your playstyle. No matter if you like to stay in the shadows or charge the enemy with brute force.Elden Ring Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Pokémon Legends: Arceus is a highly anticipated upcoming Action RPG spin-off title from the Pokémon Franchise. The game will be released on January 28th, 2022, on the Nintendo Switch. The game is being developed by Game Freak, who are the developers of all the Pokémon Games dating back to Pokémon: Red and Blue released in 1996.
Pokémon Legends: Arceus takes place in the Sinnoh Region but also will feature Pokémon from the newer games as well. The game takes place before Pokémon Diamond and Pearl canonically and there no Pokémon Leagues in this game, so it will be interesting to see how the story of this game adds to entire franchise as a whole. The game will allow catching Pokémon by just throwing Pokéballs without needing to battle all Pokémon, a style that was made popular by the mobile game Pokémon Go and the Switch titles- Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu! And Let’s Go
Get to relive the tales of Arcadia Bay once again in this enhanced retelling of the story of Life is Strange in the Life is Strange Remastered Collection. The award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic game follows the story of Maxine Caulfield, a student forced to deal with the pressures of high school on top of her ability to manipulate time.
Developed by DONTNOD Entertainment and published by Square Enix, The Life is Strange Remastered Collection will come with two games; Life is Strange Remastered’ and ‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm Remastered.
Life is Strange Remastered Collection will be coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia, and Microsoft Windows this Winter.
The remaster features a handful of improvements such as enhanced environments and lighting effects, fully mo-capped character animations, and refined in-game puzzles, among others.Life is Strange Remastered Collection Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Based on the iconic Evil Dead franchise, Evil Dead The Game is an upcoming co-op multiplayer adventure game that lets you play as Ash Williams or one of his friends in a race to seal a breach between worlds. Developed by Saber Interactive and published by Boss Team Games, Evil Dead The Game tosses you into a horrific world where four survivors face off against demonic entities hell-bent on swallowing their souls.
Evil Dead The Game will be playable on PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia, and Windows PC this winter.
Get the full Evil Dead experience playing as classic characters from the original franchise such as Ash, Scotty, Lord Arthur, Kelly Maxwell, Pablo, and Simon Bolivar.
The choice of good or evil is in your hands, with the option to play as the powerful Kandarian demon tormenting the survivors and controlling deadites to accomplish your sinister plans.Evil Dead The Game Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
A legion of demons led by Kazeros has arisen, breaking through the chaos gates and finding their way into our world in Lost Ark. Lost Ark is a massively-multiplayer online action role-playing game developed by Smilegate RPG and published by Amazon Games. The heroes of Arkesia must combine their forces of might and magic to fend off Kazeros and his legion using the power of the Ark.
With the world thrust into chaos, embark on your odyssey alone or with friends to find the Ark in this action-packed RPG. Lost Ark will be free to play on Windows PC on February 11, 2022.
Explore an expansive landscape with castles, catacombs, and dungeons in a world rife with life. Spanning seven continents, journey through land and water interacting with players and mythical creatures making new powerful friends or fearsome foes along the way.
A non-targeting combat system allows for a fluid easy to pick up combat experience. Find your preferred playstyle with a handful of advanced classes and a tripod system that lets you customize each of your abilities with ease.Lost Ark Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Put your dukes up and get ready to face the fiercest fighters on the planet in King of Fighters XV. Surpass your limits and brawl like never before in the latest installment of the beloved fighting series, King of Fighters. Years after it was closed down, the toughest martial arts tournament returns but this time under new management.
Developed by SNK and published by Koch Media, King of Fighters will be playable on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Microsoft Windows next spring.
A disturbance has been felt around the seal or Orochi also known as Gaia’s will. This event prompts Chizuru Kagura, Kyo Kusanagi, Iori Yagami among other KOF fighters to investigate.
With one of the largest rosters in a King of Fighters game spanning 39 playable fighters, experience epic dream match-ups pitting new heroes and villains against classic fighters from past installments.
Improved online modes allow for fewer interruptions and seamless online play. Outside of gameplay is a gallery and soundtrack containing clips and voices plus over 300 classic songs from past games.King of Fighters XV Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Saints Row takes place deep in the American Midwest, in the crime-infested city of Santo Ileso, here is where our group of friends band together to form their own criminal empire known as the 3rd Street Saints. Saints Row is a reboot of the original Saints Row series of games developed by Deep Silver Volition and published by Deep Silver.
Saints Row will be coming to PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows in February 2022.
Saints Row is an over-the-top sandbox-style game where you play as ‘The Boss’ – Leader of the 3rd Street Saints. With your crew beside you, take down rival factions and expand your turf over the 9 districts on your journey to being self-made.
The Saints are a larger-than-life group of friends with each member once being part of the other rival gangs in the area. Get to take part in their journey up the ranks in cooperative multiplayer with each mission letting you take it on with a friend.Saints Row Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Converge where the rubber meets the road in Grid Legends. Experience intense moments and edge-of-your-seat drama in this action-packed racer developed by Codemasters and published by Electronic Arts. Grid Legends pits you against the best racers from around the globe in thrilling events and races spanning multiple cities and tracks.
With the stakes higher than ever, push the pedal to the metal to claim victory against your rivals and prove yourself as the best driver around. Grid legends will be playable on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Microsoft Windows this winter.
Craft your unique motorsport journey with the new dramatic virtual production story ‘Driven to Glory.’ Driven to Glory features exciting race scenarios and cutscenes that really bring out the intense moments behind races.
In the largest Grid to date, traverse 130 routes scattered all across the globe in vehicles ranging from hyper-cars to big rigs. Take part in multi-class races and chaotic truck battles making for memorable moments for you and your friends.GRID Legends Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Monark is a new JRPG Developed and published by FuRyu studio set in a school plagued by a mysterious daemonic presence. A madness-inducing mist lingers through Shin Mikado Academy and it’s up to the true student council to get to the bottom of it.
Monark will be available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows next Spring.
You play as an unnamed hero who happens to be head of the council. Being the head of the true student council you must harness your power of Daemons to destroy the pacts and rid the school of the mist.
Pick an ally to help you along the way and craft your story as each ally offers a unique story direction. The game features multiple endings so each choice can trigger a surprising twist of fate.
Combat is turn-based and relies on the Ego system. The Ego meter is based on your actions and choices throughout the game and will in turn affect enemy encounters.Monark Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin is an action RPG spin-off based in the world of Final Fantasy. Taking a lot of inspiration from games like Nioh and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, the combat in Stranger of paradise follows a hack and slash formula that involves stringing devastating combos to overwhelm enemies.
Developed by KOEI TECMO GAMES and published by Square Enix, Stranger of paradise Final Fantasy Origin will be coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows in early 2022.
Stranger of Paradise follows the story of the first final fantasy and shares some similar plot points and events. Play as Jack, an aggressive hot-headed warrior accompanied by his friends Ash and Jed on a quest to bring the light of the crystals back to Corneli.
With an arsenal of weapons from greatswords and daggers to spears and lances, equip your character with the appropriate gear to unlock unique abilities and skills in-game.Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is a fantasy first-person shooter and is a spin-off of the Borderlands series of games. It retains a lot of the wild and wacky gunplay of the original series while adding a bit of its own unique flair. Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands lets you explore a vast world with sprawling cities and majestic monuments with your guide, the whimsical Tiny Tina.
Developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2k Games, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands will be playable on PlayStation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows PC next spring.
Welcome to the Overworld a top-down view of the expansive map of the Wonderlands. From Tina’s perspective travel across the Overworld in third-person collecting extra loot, rare collectibles as well as discovering different locations.
Be wary of enemies lurking around each corner. Engage in epic first-person firefights combining both guns and magic to overwhelm your enemies. Spells add a new layer to the game as it allows for varied attacks from basic fireballs to conjuring meteor showers right above foes.Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Heart of Chernobyl is a long-awaited sequel to the horror survival S.T.A.L.K.E.R franchise. The game is produced by GSC Game World and is coming to PC, Xbox Series X/S.
After the second massive explosion in 2006, you once again enter the post-apocalyptic world of Chernobyl. You play as a lone stalker on a mission to cover valuable artifacts. But be warned as Chernobyl isn’t a forgiving place!
In the massive 64-km² radioactive zone, you must be ready to face hostile mutants and deadly anomalies. And to top it all off, there are many warring factions. So to survive and thrive, you need to pick your side and engage in battle!
To defeat the various enemies, you should pick out the right rifle. The game comes with over 30+ weapons, each one having numerous modifications to suit your playstyle.S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Heart of Chernobyl Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is a direct sequel to Troika’s acclaimed but troubled 2004 title. Published by Paradox Interactive, who acquired White Wolf and thus the rights to Bloodlines in 2015, the game places the player into the role of a recently-turned fledgling vampire who finds themselves in the middle of a blood trade war in modern-day Seattle.
The Bloodlines‘ lead designer and writer Brian Mitsoda has worked as lead narrative designer of the sequel. The game promises the same open-ended play and freedom of choice as the original, from the way the protagonist uses (or abuses) their newfound vampiric powers, to which of the city’s factions they curry favor with.Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
The Legend of Zelda Breath of The Wild 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Nintendo game “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild.” The game is published by Nintendo and will come to Nintendo Switch.
In the sequel to the award-winning game, Link and Zelda will traverse the unexplored areas of Hyrule. As they embark on this journey, the pair will find themselves deep underground and in the high skies with floating islands around.
You’ll be battling against new terrifying monsters. To counter their attacks, you’ll get brand new abilities and weapons like a flamethrower.The Legend Of Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is the sequel to the first crossover “Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.” The video game is produced by Ubisoft and is coming to Nintendo Switch.
The unlikely heroes have teamed up once again! This time they have gone to space to fight the evil force of Cursa that has spread around the universe looking for mysterious and powerful creatures called sparks.
To stop this sinister plan, you’ll have to build a team of three. You can choose between the nine heroes of Mario and Rabbids universes. Each hero has their own unique abilities. For example, Rabbid Peach is a skilled fighter that shines in support as she heals her teammates.
Each time you save or protect a spark, it can be used to gain the upper hand in combat. Each spark has its own unique abilities and a distinct personality.Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →
Escape from Tarkov is a survival-focused multiplayer shooter developed by a Russian company Battlestate Games. It takes place in the fictional city of – you guessed it – Tarkov, where interests of an international corporation, a private military organisation, and the locals collide, resulting in a bloody conflict and the sealing off of the region by the UN and Russian military.
The players go on raids and fight off “Scavs” (hostile scavengers) who are either NPCs or player-controlled, and loot gear which can be used or sold to one of the several vendors, with the goal of building up their character’s skills and equipment. The game boasts realistic ballistics and projectile physics, as well as real-life inspired weapons, ammunition, and armor.Escape from Tarkov Pre-Order Bonuses & Special Editions →