If PC gaming had been a rustic, Elden Ring’s launch date would’ve been a nationwide vacation, and the shadow forged by all that shared, early-year revelry might make a month like August 2022 look dreary. There is no one massive recreation to show everybody’s heads in the identical path in the best way Elden Ring bought us all Wormfaces and Fingercreepers and a unadorned man who solos bosses.
A scan of August’s largest PC releases does not look dreary in any respect, although. It lacks one point of interest, however there are extra brilliant spots scattered throughout the month than we noticed in July. Hearthstone gamers will get new playing cards, a brand new Future 2 season will start, Sam Barlow’s newest FMV recreation releases, an thrilling immersive sim comes out in early entry, and a brand new Saints Row recreation will fulfill the foreordained and everlasting function of that collection: to be the wackier Grand Theft Auto we play in between Grand Theft Autos.
Beneath are these and different thrilling video games popping out this August. For extra, take a look at our full guide to 2022 games.