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Congratulations! It’s the end of the year and you’ve survived to see it through to the end. December is typically a relaxed month when it comes to video game releases, but this year has a few high-profile games looking to take advantage of that annual lull in activity. We’ve rounded up thee biggest games of December 2022 for PS5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Whether you’re looking for something for yourself or are trying to find a gift for the gamer in your life, December’s schedule has a number of notable games that could be of interest.
One such notable example is The Callisto Protocol, a terrifying sci-fi horror that might be the perfect palette-cleanser for anyone fed up with all the festive season jolliness and endless loops of Mariah Carey tracks on the radio.
On the same day The Callisto Protocol arrives, two other big games hit store shelves: Marvel’s Midnight Suns and Need for Speed Unbound. Midnight Suns will likely appeal to fans of tactical-RPGs, while Unbound marks the return of one of the best-known racing franchises.
December will also feature entries in the Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest franchises as well as the follow-up to one of the best Nintendo Switch exclusives. Check out December’s game release highlights below. At the bottom of this roundup, we’ve included a full schedule of other game releases you might be interested in.