PC Exclusives Confirmed for 2017
Thanks to all the independent developers set to launch their projects on Steam, the PC will get hundreds of platform exclusives this year. Rounding them up would prove unwieldy, so we’ve narrowed the field down to this list of some of the high-profiles games. Click ahead to check out a selection of some of the PC exclusives coming in 2017.
Be sure to check back often as we update this gallery with more games and release dates as they’re confirmed.
Conan Exiles is an open-world survival game set in the universe of Conan the Barbarian.
Developer: Funcom | Release Date: January 31 (Early Access) | Watch the Trailer
Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf (Early Access)
Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf is a turn-based tactical card game that follows the exploits of the Space Wolf faction of the Space Marines.
Developer: Herocraft | Release Date: February 16 (Early Access) | Watch the Trailer
Routine is a first-person survival-horror game set on an abandoned space station that evokes the atmospheric qualities of late ’70s sci-fi films.
Developer: Lunar Software | Release Date: March 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Agony is a first-person horror game that forces you to survive the depths of Hell.
Developer: Madmind Studio | Release Date: Q2 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Hello Neighbor is a stealth horror game where you sneak into your neighbor’s house and try to uncover the dark secrets inside.
Developer: Dynamic Pixels | Release Date: Summer 2017 | Watch the Trailer
The Bard’s Tale IV
The Bard’s Tale IV is the latest entry in the iconic dungeon crawler series. You play as a Bard on a quest to save the land from dark forces.
Developer: inXile Entertainment | Release Date: October 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Dauntless is a third-person action game that puts you in the role of hunter tasked with taking down Behemoths.
Developer: Phoenix Labs | Release Date: Q4 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Abandon Ship is a strategy game where you command a ship and its crew, exploring a procedurally generated world while engaging enemy fleets.
Developer: Fireblade Software | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
A Hat in Time
A Hat in Time is a colorful 3D platformer inspired by classic games in the genre, such as Banjo-Kazooie and Super Mario 64.
Developer: Gears for Breakfast | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Aquanox: Deep Descent
Aquanox: Deep Descent is a first-person shooter where you control a submarine through undersea caverns in the dystopian world of Aqua.
Developer: Digital Arrow | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Developer: 4A Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Chuchel is a puzzle game developed by Jaromir Plachy & Amanita Design, the creators of Botanicula, Machinarium, and Samorost.
Developer: Amanita Design | Release Date: TBA 2017
Divinity: Original Sin II
Divinity: Original Sin II expands upon its critically acclaimed predecessor by introducing new elemental interactions, the ability to play with up to three other players, greater freedom to explore the world, and more.
Developer: Larian Studios | Release Date: TBA 2017 (Early Access available now) | Watch the Trailer
Escape from Tarkov
Escape from Tarkov is an MMO that combines first-person shooter action with RPG and survival elements.
Developer: Battlestate Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Frostpunk is the latest project by 11bit Studios, the developer behind This War of Mine.
Developer: 11bit Studios | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Frozen Synapse 2
Frozen Synapse 2 is a turn-based tactical game where you command squads through covert missions in an open, procedurally generated city.
Developer: Mode 7 Limited | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
LawBreakers is a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by ex-Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski and his team at Boss Key Productions.
Developer: Boss Key Productions | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Lone Echo is a sci-fi action VR game where you explore an advanced mining facility within the rings of Saturn as a sinister mystery begins to emerge. It also has a multiplayer sports mode called Echo Arena, where you and up to four other players attempt to throw rings in the opposing team’s goal.
Developer: Ready at Dawn | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Overland is a squad-based survival strategy game with procedurally generated levels set in the dangerous frontier of post-apocalyptic North America.
Developer: inXile Entertainment | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Robo Recall is a first-person VR shooter launching exclusively for Oculus Touch. It puts you in control an agent working for an organization tasked with eliminating rogue robots.
Developer: Epic Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Thimbleweed Park is the latest point-and-click adventure game by veteran game developers Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick, who are primarily known for their work on Lucas Arts adventure games like Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island.
Developer: Terrible Toybox | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III is the latest entry in the real-time strategy series based on the universe and characters of the popular tabletop game, Warhammer 40,000.
Developer: Relic Entertainment | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Xenonauts 2 is a strategy game where you command a multinational organization defending Cold War-era Earth from an alien invasion.
Developer: Goldhawk Interactive | Release Date: TBA 2017