Returnal's debut on PC confirmed at The Game Awards 2022, coming in 2023

Jump into the cycle (Image via Returnal)
Jump into the cycle (Image via Returnal)

One of the biggest pieces of news yet to be revealed at The Game Awards will surely delight many players as the third-person roguelike hit of 2021, Returnal, is coming to PC. The pre-show of The Game Awards 2022 has kicked off, and players are already being treated to award announcements, new information about titles, and world premieres.

The Game Awards is one of the biggest nights in the calendar year of the video game industry, Not only does the night awards the biggest accomplishments among the titles put out that year but also hosts premieres of what games lie ahead for viewers to get excited about.

Returnal's upcoming port to PC is one such event and players are surely going to be excited about it.

Returnal's debut on PC has been officially confirmed at The Game Awards 2022

Returnal, which pits players in the shoes of an astronaut trapped on an alien planet while stuck in a time loop, is finally coming to PC later in 2023. The news was revealed at the recently concluded The Game Awards 2022, where new information about upcoming titles and debuts were flying in thick and fast.

With graphics that’ll make your jaw drop, here is our 4th world premiere, coming to PC in 2023 this is Returnal! #TheGameAwards

The futuristic setting of this sci-fi third-person shooter title quickly grabbed the attention of players when it was launched back on April 30, 2021. The visual fidelity was a sheer delight to immerse in with a later update, titled Ascension, bringing an online co-operative multiplayer to the game.

One of the most critically acclaimed PlayStation 5 titles of last year, Returnal's debut on PC has been asked for by the community for a long time now. Earlier this year, a Steam update added the 2021 roguelike shooter title to the database and all but confirmed to players the arrival of the game's PC port.

Upon release, Housemarque's title received largely positive reviews from fans and critics alike, with special focus being given to its visual, combat, and audio design. The game won numerous awards at the end-of-the-year ceremonies, including being crowned the Best Game by the British Academy Games Awards.


PC players will eagerly be waiting to get their hands on one of last year's finest PlayStation 5 exclusives. It remains to be seen when the developers will release the game on the new platform in 2023. The game joins the ever-increasing list of titles that have made the jump from PlayStation to PC and fans will surely be interested to see which port is slated next.

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