Upcoming JRPGs in the year 2022 include everything from ports and remasters to major sequels and new IPs.
I maintain this list on a daily basis, making it the most up to date JRPG release calendar for 2022.
This calendar concerns North American release dates only.
See previous years of JRPG releases to check what you might have missed:
The Most Anticipated JRPGs of 2022
The creators of the Suikoden series are releasing their successful Kickstarter game, Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, in 2022.
Triangle Strategy is also coming out in 2022, and it’s giving off serious Final Fantasy Tactics vibes.
Director of the Dark Souls series is releasing his next game, Elden Ring, with Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Martin contributing to the lore!
What else might 2022 have in store for JRPGs?
I’m personally looking forward to Rune Factory 5 and hopefully either a Final Fantasy XVI release (recently announced it will be released Summer 2023), or the next episode of the Final Fantasy VII Remake (just recently announced this will be coming 2023 under the title Final Fantasy VII Rebirth).
Here are all the JRPGs releasing in 2022:
Monster Hunter Rise also comes to PC which will be a big upgrade performance wise over the Switch version.
|Monster Hunter Rise||PC||12-January|
|Mary Skelter 2||PC||13-January|
|Pokemon Legends: Arceus||Switch||28-January|
Gust is developing Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream and it will release February 25th, 2022.
After a recently announced delay, Elden Ring now releases February 25th, 2022 on consoles and PC.
|The Hundred Year Kingdom||PC||3-February|
|Maglam Lord||PS4, Switch||4-February|
|Death End Re; Quest 2||Switch||8-February|
|Edge of Eternity||PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One||10-February|
|Rise of the Third Power||PS4, Switch, Xbox One, PC||10-February|
|Monark: Deluxe Edition||PS4, PS5, Switch, PC||22-February|
|Edge of Eternity||Switch||23-February|
|Final Fantasy VI Pixel Remaster||PC, iOS, Android||23-February|
|Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream||PS4, Switch, PC||25-February|
|Elden Ring||PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC||25-February|
Then there’s the CHAOTIC action JRPG, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin, releasing on PS5 and Xbox Series.
|Babylon's Fall||PS5, PS4, PC||3-March|
|Potato Flowers in Full Bloom||Switch, PC||10-March|
|Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin||PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, PC||18-March|
|Rune Factory 5||Switch||22-March|
Chrono Cross gets a remaster and it’s coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC on April 7th, 2022.
Stay tuned as more JRPGs fill out the Spring 2022 calendar.
|Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition||PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC||7-April|
|13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim||Switch||12-April|
|Echoes of Mana||iOS, Android||28-April|
Forspoken has been delayed to January 2023.
|Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising||PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox Game Pass||10-May|
|Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 2||Switch, PC||10-May|
|Neptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars||PC||11-May|
|Seven Pirates H||Switch||12-May|
|The Use of Life||PC||21-May|
Metal Max Xeno Reborn releases June 10, 2022 on the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC.
Later on, Disgaea 6 Complete makes its way to PS4, PS5, and PC on June 28, 2022.
|Fishing Paradiso||Switch, PC||1-June|
|Metal Max Xeno Reborn||Switch, PS4, PC||10-June|
|Disgaea 6 Complete||PS5, PS4, PC||28-June|
|Little Noah: Scion of Paradise||PS4, Switch, PC||28-June|
A unique JRPG from the SNES era that was never localized is now getting a remake and worldwide release! LIVE A LIVE comes to Nintendo Switch on July 22, 2022.
And what’s this? Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is releasing July 29, 2022 for the Nintendo Switch. What a month!
|RUINSMAGUS||PC (Steam VR, Quest)||7-July|
|Rune Factory 5||PC||13-July|
|LIVE A LIVE Remake||Switch||22-July|
|Octopath Traveler: Champions of the Continent||iOS, Android||27-July|
|Vestaria Saga Gaiden: The Sacred Sword of Silvanister||PC||28-July|
|Digimon Survive||PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch||29-July|
|Xenoblade Chronicles 3||Switch||29-July|
Atlus is developing another Devil Summoner by the title of Soul Hackers 2!
It releases worldwide August 26th, 2022 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC.
|Sword and Fairy: Together Forever||PS5, PS4||4-August|
|Soul Hackers 2||PS4, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, PC||26-August|
|Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3: La Pucelle: Ragnarok||Switch, PC||30-August|
The Legend of Heroes Trails from Zero makes its way West on September 27th, 2022 for PS4, Switch, and PC.
Stay tuned as more JRPGs may be announced for September!
|Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness||PS4, Switch, PC||2-September|
|The DioField Chronicle||PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Switch, PC||22-September|
|The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero||PS4, Switch, PC||27-September|
|Valkyrie Elysium||PS5, PS4||29-September|
|Touhou Shoujo: Tale of Beautiful Memories||Switch||29-September|
Star Ocean: The Divine Force releases October 27, 2022 on the PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC.
After a yet another announced delay, the release of Forspoken now moves to January 24, 2023. It was lastly slated for this October.
|The Witch’s House MV||PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC||13-October|
|Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher||Switch||20-October|
|Persona 5 Royal||PS5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Switch, PC||21-October|
|Star Ocean: The Divine Force||PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC||27-October|
|RPGolf Legends||PS4, PS5, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Switch, PC||28-October|
Pokémon Scarlet and Violet versions arrive on November 18, 2022 on the Nintendo Switch.
Check back to see what other JRPGs might be announced for the holiday season.
|Tactics Ogre: Reborn||PS5, PS4, Switch, PC||11-November|
|Monochrome Mobius: Rights and Wrongs Forgotten||PS5, PS4, PC||17-November|
|Pokemon Scarlet and Violet||Switch||18-November|
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion will release on December 13, 2022 on the PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.
Before that, there’s Dragon Quest Treasures to look forward to on the Switch on December 9, 2022.
|Romancing SaGa : Minstrel Song - Remastered||PS5, PS4, Switch, PC, iOS, Android||1-December|
|Dragon Quest Treasures||Switch||9-December|
|Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion||PS5, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, PC||13-December|
To Be Confirmed
Check back here often as more upcoming JRPGs are announced for 2022.
|Arknights: Endfield||PC, iOS, Android||TBA|
|Cassette Beasts||Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, PC||TBA|
|Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis||iOS, Android||TBA|
|FRONT MISSION 1st: Remake||Switch||TBA|
|Granblue Fantasy: Relink||PS5, PS4, PC||TBA|
|Reverse Collapse: Code Name Bakery||Switch, PC, iOS, Android||TBA|
|R-Type Tactics I & II||TBA||TBA|
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