After a calm start to the year with the highlight being Monster Hunter Rise for PC, Pokemon Legends: Arceus and Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth coming to Switch, 2022 is going into overdrive with two very busy months ahead. If you missed our Game of the Year coverage, check out the best games of 2021 here, best soundtracks of 2021 here, and our platform specific lists for PS5, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC. Here’s what you need to know about the Japanese games releasing in February 2022.

Japanese video games releasing in February 2022

February 4

Maglam Lord
PQube Games
PS4, Nintendo Switch

February 8

Death end re;Quest 2
Idea Factory International
Nintendo Switch

February 10

Egglia Rebirth
Brownies
Nintendo Switch

Kingdom Hearts III + ReMind DLC (Cloud version)
Square Enix
Nintendo Switch

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (Cloud version)
Square Enix
Nintendo Switch

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (Cloud version)
Square Enix
Nintendo Switch

February 14

River City Girls Zero
WayForward
Nintendo Switch

February 15

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires
Koei Tecmo
PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC

February 17

The King of Fighters 15
SNK
PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, PC

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February 22

Monark
NIS America
PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC

Sol Cresta
PlatinumGames
PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC

February 24

Variable Barricade
Aksys Games
Nintendo Switch

February 25

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream
Koei Tecmo
PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC

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Elden Ring
Bandai Namco Entertainment
PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC

I’ll update this if any dates change or when new games are announced for the month.

Updated on February 18, 2022 – Added Egglia Rebirth and River City Girls Zero release dates.