The February 2024 games list is an exciting explosion of JRPG action and superhero fare. We’ll also be surviving in a car from place to place in a much-anticipated indie.

Granblue Fantasy Relink is an anticipated RPG
Image via Cygames

Publisher: Cygames
Developer:
 Cygames
Price: $59.99
Release Date: February 1
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Granblue Fantasy: Relink kicks off February 2024 with an anticipated action-RPG. With a stunning watercolor-like look, Granblue Fantasy: Relink is based on the popular mobile game series, which also spawned an anime and a fighting game. The game features four-player co-op as you explore this stunning world.

According to the Steam listing, we’ll be able to “choose from a diverse roster of skyfarers, each with their own unique weapons, skills, and combat styles.” This action RPG plunges onto PlayStation and PC systems on February 1.

Persona 3 Reload is a February 2024 game
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Persona 3 Reload (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC)

Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Atlus 
Price: $69.99
Release Date: February 2
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Another RPG arrives later on February 2 just after Persona 3 Reload. It’s a complete remake of the PS2 classic, featuring an all-new UI, gorgeous graphical upgrade, and voice cast. Both the classic and the PSP reinterpretation have their pros and cons, but the Reload version seems to be the best way to play, despite lacking the female protagonist from the portable entry.

Like Persona 5, you’ll be taking on tasks around the town, hanging out with friends, and pursuing an evil force in Tartarus. “I really didn’t feel like an hour had passed by,” said Timothy Monbleau in his Destructoid preview. “I felt so caught up in Persona 3 Reload’s gameplay that I honestly thought I had twenty more minutes.” That’s always a good sign.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League hopefully surprises fans
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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC)

Publisher: Warner Bros. Games
Developer:
Rocksteady
Price: $69.99
Release Date: February 2
Trailer

Publisher Warner Bros. Games arguably fumbled the release of Gotham Knights, and fans of Batman: Arkham City developer Rocksteady hope that Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League succeeds. It may not be a single-player game, but the story seems compelling. You play as the Suicide Squad, attempting to kill the Justice League, who have been turned evil by prominent DC villain Brainiac.

Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark each have their own abilities to add to the mix. It’s predominantly a third-person shooter as you explore the smashed-up city of Metropolis.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League has been the subject of scrutiny. First, the game was in development for quite a while, and has been delayed several times. Second, its live service model has left some scratching their heads. Lastly, the game has already had launch issues for the 72-hour early access players, with saves acting as complete before they even begin the campaign.

Despite that, if the combat isn’t repetitive and the story is intriguing enough, maybe Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League could still work out on February 2. Be wary of spoilers, however.

Pacific Drive releases in February
Image via Annapurna Interactive

Pacific Drive (PS5, PC)

Publisher: Kepler Interactive
Developer:
Ironwood Studios
Price: $29.99 (10% off for first week)
Release Date: February 22
Trailer

A surprise gem of the February 2024 games list could be Pacific Drive. In a stormy, post-apocalyptic world, you’re journeying through a scary landscape with many obstacles along the way. To help you and your car on this adventure, you’ll be picking up resources and crafting objects for the car. The problem is that the most valuable resources are found in the more dangerous areas of the map, adding a risk-reward system.

“Every time you venture out, new trials await: bizarre weather, unforgiving landscapes, and experimental remnants,” says the official Steam listing. You can take on this task when Pacific Drive launches on February 22.

Yuffie in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
Image via Square Enix

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth (PS5)

Publisher: Square Enix
Developer:
Square Enix
Price: $69.99
Release Date: February 29
Trailer

Cloud’s next adventure takes him into a stunning open world in Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. As the second part of a trilogy, our heroes venture towards Sephiroth as he’s become a dangerous threat to the world. We’ll be learning more about all of the party members as the storyline features many twists and turns along the way.

You might want to hold off on a full replay of Remake before Rebirth, however. “Overall, it mostly felt like more Final Fantasy 7 Remake with a few additions I could take or leave,” explained Timothy Monbleau in Destructoid’s preview. “I honestly wouldn’t recommend replaying Remake leading up to Rebirth, since I think you’d burn yourself out with how similar they are.” It launches on February 29.

Mario vs Donkey Kong is a part of the February 2024 games list
Image via Nintendo

Honorable mentions

February 2024 is an immensely packed month of games. Some of the omissions may have surprised you. Here are the honorable mentions you might want to check out.

  • Jujutsu Kaisen Cursed Clash (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Switch, PC) – February 2
  • Foamstars (PS4, PS5 – will be available for free with PlayStation Plus day one) – February 6
  • Helldivers 2 (PS5, PC) – February 8
  • Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden (PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC)
  • Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior (PC) – February 13
  • News Tower (PC) – February 13
  • Ultros (PS4, PS5, PC) – February 13
  • Tomb Raider I-III Remastered (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Switch, PC) – February 14
  • PlateUp! (PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Switch) – February 15
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong (Switch) – February 16
  • Skull and Bones (PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC) – February 16
  • The Thaumaturge (PC) – February 20
  • Nightingale (PC) – February 22
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Remake (PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC) – February 28
  • Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Switch, PC) – February 28
Chris Penwell

Chris is a freelance writer for multiple outlets, including Destructoid! He loves narrative games like Kingdom Hearts, Life is Strange, and Beyond Good & Evil. However, he does enjoy Fortnite and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate from time to time.


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