So far, this year has already brought some magnificent role-playing and first-person shooter games along with many others. This list highlights the best PC games that are already available for you to play in 2022 with a few exciting titles still in the pipeline for later this year.
Best PC titles to play in 2022
Here are the top 10 PC games in 2022 as of the time of writing. Do note there are many popular games that will not be on this list but are still certainly worth your time should you fancy something else.
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If you haven’t tried playing Elden Ring yet, then chances are you’ve heard about it. Elden Ring exploded in popularity upon release and for good reason. Enjoy endless hours of gameplay with up to ten starting classes to choose from.
Elden Ring is an action RPG with a massive open world, difficult challenges, and a seemingly endless amount of content. Though the game can be challenging, most RPG fans can find something in Elden Ring for them.
Lost Ark is a free-to-play MMORPG developed by Smilegate and published by Amazon Games. The game was originally released in South Korea in 2019, then after massive success was brought to the west in 2022.
The game is constantly updated with new content and patches to ensure a better player experience. There are tons of classes in Lost Ark and the vast world of Arkesia to explore which requires sailing through treacherous seas.
Dying Light 2
The long-anticipated Dying Light 2 is a fast-paced action role-playing game that throws players into an open world that requires using parkour to outrun the living dead. The original Dying Light was a hit and fans have been waiting for years with several setbacks for the sequel.
Age of Empires 4
Released in late 2021, Age of Empires 4 is still a fresh game that should be among PC players’ games. Age of Empires 4 is a real-time strategy game that continues the legacy of the popular series.
Players control civilizations to help them age through the different stages until they become an empire.
Monster Hunter Rise
Another smash hit for the Monster Hunter series, Monster Hunter Rise became available to players in January of 2022. Monster Hunter Rise is a great game for newcomers to the Monster Hunter Series that still offers fun challenges for experienced players.
Released in the last quarter of 2021, Halo Infinite is a fresh game that is great for Halo fans and new players in the series. Halo is a popular first-person shooter developed by 343 that offers an exciting campaign with solid co-op and great multiplayer experiences.
Back 4 Blood
A survival-horror FPS, Back 4 Blood, offers players a heart-pounding experience of slaying hordes of zombies with their teammates. This game was released in 2021 but is receiving new updates this year to bring players back into action.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel
A revamped card-playing experience for Yu-Gi-Oh fans, Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel lets players challenge one another in this popular card game. This game is free-to-play and does offer in-game purchases.
If you’ve never played the card game before, don’t be frightened away because the game has a great tutorial section to catch you up to speed.
In the continuation of the popular Gears of War series, Gears 5 is a third-person shooter where players take on the Locust. This game takes players on a journey to find the origin of the Locust while playing as Kait Diaz.
If you're looking for a new game to try make sure to have a look back through the list for suggestions. Of course, there are many more that could have a case for the top 10 of 2022, and keep an eye out for future releases still to come later in the year.
Featured Image Courtesy of Smilegate.