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Hitman 3, Scott Pilgrim, and more release for PS4 and PS5 in January

New and exciting PS4 releases seem to come out each month, giving dedicated gamers plenty of worlds to choose from. With the PS5’s official launch in November 2020, fans now keep track of multiple new releases and updates more than ever. Fortunately, we’ve gathered all of the best titles and listed other worthy games for you to consider. Here are all the PS4 and PS5 releases to look out for this January.

★ Featured favorite – January 20

Hitman 3

Staff Pick


After releasing two incredible installments to the iconic Hitman franchise, IO Interactive is set to release the finale to its trilogy later this month in the form of Hitman 3. Featuring six new locations for Agent 47 to travel to and tons of new features, Hitman 3 will also allow PSVR owners to experience the game in virtual reality, as well next-gen updates already in place for those who own the newer consoles.

$60 at Amazon

January 14

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game – Complete Edition


Originally released in 2010 and quickly rising to cult classic, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game was famously delisted from digital stores in 2014. Now, the game is back, with a small team at Ubisoft remastering the game for modern consoles and including everything that the original game and its DLCs offered in one great package.

$15 at PlayStation

Other PlayStation 4 games releasing in January 2021

  • Iris.Fall – January 8
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Core Collection – January 12
  • MXGP 2020 – January 14
  • Ride 4 – January 21
  • Redout: Space Assault – January 22
  • Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legend & the Secret Fairy – January 25
  • Cyber Shadow – January 25
  • Olija – January 28
  • Sword of the Necromancer – January 28
  • Tohu – January 28
  • Gods Will Fall – January 29
  • Re: Zero – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne – January 29

PlayStation 4 DLC releasing in January 2021

  • The Sims 4: Paranormal Stuff Pack

PlayStation 5 games releasing in January 2021

  • MXGP 2020 – January 14
  • Ride 4 – January 21

It’s important to note that most of the releases planned this month for next-gen consoles are just upgrades of current-gen games. Certain titles are getting upgrades to take advantage of the newer systems, so if you own these games already, you don’t have to worry about buying any new copies.

What are you playing?

After a big holiday season, January doesn’t offer much in the way of major releases, although Hitman 3 offers players the chance to dive into the shoes of Agent 47 once again.

Outside of Hitman 3, January brings the remaster of a cult classic in the form of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game – Complete Edition. For those who missed out on the original, this is an incredible title that manages to stay true to the source material and offers up some great gameplay as well.

Which PlayStation 4 or PS5 game are you looking forward to most? Let us know by shooting us a tweet and tell us all about it!

The best PlayStation 4 accessories

From cooling to extra memory, here are a few items you should check out to keep your PlayStation 4 running smooth.

Kootek Vertical Stand for PlayStation 4 and Slim


$17 at Amazon
$25 at Walmart

The Kootek Vertical stand is fit for the standard PlayStation 4 and the Slim model. It has two charging ports for your controllers, three USB charging ports, and two built-in fans to help keep your PlayStation cool.

Avolusion 1TB USB 3.0 Portable External PS4 Hard Drive


$50 at Amazon
$49 at Walmart
$50 at Newegg

This external hard drive is compatible with the PlayStation 4, connects via a 3.0 USB port, and has 1TB of memory. It comes with a two-year warranty, so you’re covered in case there are any issues.

PS4 Controller Charger, Y Team


$14 at Amazon

This controller charger allows you to both charge your controllers and neatly displays them without risking any harm to them. The station can hold two controllers and has indicators for when both are fully charged.