Contrary to expectations, July 2022 brings with it quite a few good games, so we’ve only listed the 10 best titles coming out this month.
In the winter months, we’re used to seeing quite a few big game announcements, but not as many real game releases. Still, there are still plenty of titles coming out in July. For starters, we get a new official F1 game, followed by a promising tennis simulator.
This month will also see a few remasters and remakes of old classics, as well as new entries to long-running series, including the latest Xenoblade Chronicles outing. We also get two games that offer a new perspective.
In this list, we’ve rounded up the best video games coming in July 2022.
As the first release this month, the latest F1 game is already available on all platforms and promises a revamped experience to match the big changes we’ve seen in the sport this season.
F1 22 will be released on July 1 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
Matchpoint – Tennis Championships
This tennis simulation game takes the ‘simulation’ part really seriously as the developers of Torus Games have worked hard to deliver a very realistic experience. And if you have an Xbox Game Pass subscription, you can play it for free from day one.
Matchpoint – Tennis Championships is out July 7 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Switch.
A first-person horror game that combines ghostly rituals, gory visuals and puzzle-solving.
Madison is out July 8 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Switch.
Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series
This collection features the remastered versions of Klonoa: Door to Phantomile and Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil, bringing a dose of nostalgia to anyone who remembers the original games for PS1 and PS2, with updated graphics and new game modes.
Klonoa Phantasy Reverie Series is scheduled to release on Switch on July 8.
A roguelite action platformer that throws you into the realistically rendered cyberpunk future of Dragon City, where you play as a detective investigating the disappearance of a famous female journalist. The game is coming to PC this month, with versions for other platforms to follow later.
Loopmancer will be available on July 13 for PC via Steam and Epic Games.
Endling – Extinction is forever
Endling brings a sad vision of Earth’s near future, ravaged by uncontrolled human activity, in which you play as the last mother fox on the planet who must nurture her three fox cubs. Endling’s hostile yet beautifully rendered world and eco-conscious theme are sure to grab the attention of gamers this month.
Endling – Extinction is Forever comes on July 19 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Switch.
Stray also tells his story from an animal protagonist’s point of view. It is a beautiful exploration game in a futuristic cyberpunk world full of robots, machines and viruses.
The game comes as a free day-one release for PlayStation Plus Extra and Deluxe subscribers.
Stray will be released on July 19 for PC, PS4 and PS5.
An HD-2D remake of a classic JRPG originally released for Nintendo’s Super Famicom console, Live A Live’s seven stories are finally coming to Switch. The new version will also be the game’s first official release outside of Japan, as the game never made it to the Western Super Nintendo platform in 1994.
Live a Live is coming to Switch on July 22.
Bandai Namco is launching a brand new Digimon game to commemorate the franchise’s 25th anniversary, which started out as the more masculine version of Bandai’s iconic Tamagotchi at the height of the virtual pet craze in 1997.
The latest game brings new characters and new monsters with tactical RPG battles with more than 100 Digimon. And unlike Pokemon, it’s coming to all platforms, not just the Switch.
Digimon Survive is out July 28 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Switch.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3
The long-running action-RPG series is getting a new entry this month. Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will act as a sequel to both its predecessors, set in the world of Aionios, featuring two warring nations: Keves and Agnus, allowing you to control six characters in real-time battles.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is out for Switch on July 29.
Written by Stoyan Ovcharov on behalf of GLHF†