The primary day of spring is nearly right here—not less than for these of us within the Northern Hemisphere—which may solely imply one factor: there is a seasonal Steam sale this month.

There are additionally some fairly cool-looking video games popping out, significantly a pair of very completely different RPGs in the beginning and center of the month: The Thaumaturge, a story-driven turn-based game out of Poland, and Dragon’s Dogma 2, Capcom’s open world motion RPG sequel.

Extra on these video games under, together with the opposite greatest PC video games releasing this month and an inventory of notable occasions and happenings. For a extra zoomed-out view of what is popping out on PC this yr, see our massive record of 2024’s upcoming PC video games.

March’s massive PC launch dates

The PC game releases we're most enthusiastic about in March

The Thaumaturge | March 4
A turn-based RPG centered on “ethereal entities” in flip of the century Warsaw. The devs, who’re additionally engaged on the upcoming Witcher remake, name The Thaumaturge a “story-rich” game with “morally ambiguous decisions.”

The PC game releases we're most enthusiastic about in March

Lightyear Frontier (early entry) | March 19
Who stated mechs are only for preventing? Multi-ton bipedal machines may very well be good for many issues, equivalent to all that tree chopping we usually should do with our naked fists once we begin so many video games. Learn Lauren’s current preview for extra on this cozy mech farming game.

The PC game releases we're most enthusiastic about in March

Alone within the Darkish | March 20
That is the second time Alone within the Darkish has been rebooted within the span of my profession. I am not satisfied that is going to be the swing that lastly connects, however I just like the traditional horror sequence sufficient to keep watch over it.

The PC game releases we're most enthusiastic about in March

Dragon’s Dogma 2 | March 21
In some way I slept on the primary Dragon’s Dogma, however I am not making the identical mistake twice. Capcom’s open world RPG appears very cool, and I just like the director’s current ideas on quick journey—in brief, in the event you’ve acquired a giant open world, touring by way of it must be enjoyable, he thinks.

March occasions and happenings

  • The Steam Spring Sale is scheduled for March 14-21
  • The 2024 Game Builders Convention takes place March 18-24. We’ll be there chatting with builders about their video games and the business—look out for many information.
  • The PGL CS2 Main Copenhagen 2024 runs March 17-31.
  • Huge fan conference PAX East takes place March 21-24 in Boston

Extra video games releasing in March

  • March 5 — Quilts and Cats of Calico – meowtiplayer puzzle game  (Steam)
  • March 5 — Expeditions: A MudRunner Game – treacherous driving (Steam)
  • March 5 — Labeled: France ’44 – WW2 techniques (Steam)
  • March 6 — Hairdresser Simulator – precisely what it appears like (Steam)
  • March 6 — Reveil – “psycho-thriller” in a creepy carnival (Steam)
  • March 7 — Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley – healthful Moomin game (Steam)
  • March 7 — Zoria: Age of Shattering – fantasy techniques RPG (Steam)
  • March 8 — Summerhouse – informal constructing designer (Steam)
  • March 14 — Crown Wars: The Black Prince – medieval techniques (Steam)
  • March 21 — Horizon Forbidden West – one other PS5 game involves PC (Steam)
  • March 22 — Breachway – sci-fi deckbuilder (Steam)
  • March 25 — Acolyte of the Altar – fantasy deckbuilder (Steam)
  • March 25 — Ender Magnolia: Bloom within the Mist (early entry Steam)
  • March 26 — Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles – metropolis builder (Steam)
  • March 26 — Outpost: Infinity Siege – FPS and tower protection (Steam)
  • March 26 — South Park: Snow Day – a brand new South Park RPG (Steam)
  • March 27 — Distant Bloom – restore an alien planet (Steam)
  • March 28 — Pepper Grinder – drilling platformer (Steam)
  • March 29 — Felvidek – RPG set in fifteenth century Slovakia (Steam)