2021 is officially here, which means a new year’s worth of game releases to look forward to on your favorite platforms. Although January is typically a slow month for new releases, there are a handful of exciting titles coming to PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC, and last-gen systems over the next few days, including IO’s highly-anticipated Hitman 3, Bloober Team’s unsettling horror game The Medium, and more.
We’ve rounded up January’s biggest game releases for each major platform below. For a look at what else lies ahead this year, be sure to check out all the major video game release dates of 2021. We’ve also put together lists of our most anticipated games of 2021 and 50 indie games to keep an eye on this year.
January 2021 Game Releases
|January 8||Iris.Fall||PS4, Xbox One, Switch|
|January 12||Five Nights at Freddy’s: Core Collection||PS4, Xbox One, Switch|
|January 14||MXGP 2020||PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Stadia|
|Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game – Complete Edition||PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch|
|January 20||Hitman 3||PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, Stadia|
|January 21||Ride 4||PS5, Xbox Series X|S|
|January 22||Bladed Fury||PS4, Xbox One, Switch|
|January 26||Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy||PS5, PS4, Switch, PC|
|Cyber Shadow||PS5, PS4, Switch, PC|
|January 28||The Medium||Xbox Series X|S, PC|
|The Yakuza Remastered Collection||Xbox One, PC|
|January 29||Gods Will Fall||PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Stadia|
Hitman 3 (PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, Switch, Stadia) — January 20
Arguably this month’s biggest release, Hitman 3 arrives on nearly every platform on January 20. This third installment in IO’s rebooted series takes Agent 47 on a globe-spanning mission to assassinate targets in six different locales around the world, from Dubai to Chongqing. Not only that, but the game also lets players import all the levels from Hitman and Hitman 2 as well, while the PlayStation version features PSVR support.