Here's All the Major Video Game News & Upcoming Releases for March 2022

From 'WWE 2K22,' 'Gran Turismo 7', and 'GTA V' hitting the PS5 and Xbox Series X, here is all of the major video game news and releases for March 2022.

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Rey Mysterio in WWE 2K22

For the first time in 2022, the monthly video game round-up is stacked, with next-gen showcases, expansive DLC content, and an anticipated Nintendo tentpole, starring the roundest, hungriest hero to ever descend from Dream Land.


We also have the return of WWE 2K. After the disastrous launch of WWE 2K20, the developers took a year off to retool the franchise. The resulting game, WWE 2K22, places WWE legend Rey Mysterio on the cover. We’ll have an exclusive interview with The Ultimate Underdog to coincide with the release next week.


Here is your monthly video game roundup for March 2022.

Xbox Games With Gold Free Games for March 2022

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Xbox One

The Flame in the Flood (March 1-March 31)

You and your dog boat down a river in post-apocalyptic America, trying your best to survive against predators and a tempestuous Mother Nature.

Street Power Soccer (March 16-April 15)

More arcade action than sports simulation, this game puts a high emphasis on dribbling tricks and style.

Xbox 360 (backwards compatible)

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (March 1-March 15)

This action roleplayer casts you as a fantasy creature (Seraphim, Elf, Dryad, and more) to save (or destroy) the realm of Ancaria.

SpongeBob’s Truth or Square (March 16-March 31)

This is based off the TV episode of the same name. Spongebob Squarepants hooks himself up to a memory machine so he can recall the location of the secret Krabby Patty formula.

Playstation Plus Free Games for March 2022

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Playstation 5

Ghostrunner (March 1)

You play as a cyberpunk ninja who can flip, wall-jump, sword-fight, and slow downtime. There’s a catch though: one hit, and you’re dead.

Ghost of Tsushima Legends (March 1)

Ghost of Tsushima was one of the most thoroughly detailed, finely executed games of the past two years. The Legends expansion introduced a multiplayer mode, which allowed you to customize and upgrade your personal samurai.

Playstation 4

Ark Survival Evolved (March 1)

You’re trapped on an island with next-to-nothing, and you must learn to forage, hunt, farm, and survive. You can also train and ride dinosaurs. The latter is probably the biggest selling point.

Team Sonic Racing (March 1)

Starring 15 characters from the Sonic franchise, this multiplayer-focused game is more than a mad dash towards the finish line. To win, you must work with your teammates to ensure that everyone excels. You’re only as fast as your slowest driver.

Google Stadia Free Games for March 2022

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Darksiders Genesis (March 1)

A top-down spinoff of the Darksiders series, Genesis switches between two Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Strife and War, in their fight against Lucifer and the other demons of hell.

Dawn of the Monsters (March 1)

You play as a massive robot, monster, or superhuman, determined to save the Earth from an alien invasion. It’s a throwback to the side-scrolling beat ‘em ups that dominated the early ‘90s.

Other Games (March 1)

Adam Wolfe, Race with Ryan Road Trip Deluxe Edition, Darkwood

Amazon Prime Gaming for March 2022

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Madden NFL 22 (March 1)

The latest installment of the Madden series has a rebooted franchise mode, which allows you to scout prospects, recruit staff, train, strategize from week-to-week, and respond in real-time to on-field developments.

Surviving Mars (March 1)

Help a nomadic tribe build a mobile village, and travel to the center of the world. It’s part roleplay, part adventure, and part love letter to the sim games that inspired it. 

Other Games (March 1)

Crypto Against All Odds, Look Inside, Pesterquest, SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech, The Stillness of the Wind

Gran Turismo 7 (March 4)

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One of the longer-lived racing franchises is back with another entry. There’s plenty of reasons to check this title out: a single-player campaign, dynamic weather, 4K resolution, 34 locations, and over 400 cars to test drive and take you to the finish line.

WWE 2K22 (March 8)

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The latest edition to the WWE 2K franchise features a 2K career showcase for Rey Mysterio and a retooled MyCareer mode called MyRise. The game also has MyGM mode, which makes its franchise return for the first time since Smackdown vs. Raw 2008. Including the DLC, over 120 WWE Superstars will be playable, ranging from current roster members to legends.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok (March 11)

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Between the upcoming God of War game, the upcoming Thor MCU movie, and the current Assassin’s Creed title, Norse mythology is in the midst of a mini-renaissance. The Assassin’s Creed Valhalla DLC, Dawn of Ragnarok, casts you as Odin, who must brave all manner of danger to rescue his son from the fire giant Surtr.

Grand Theft Auto V for PS5 and Xbox Series X (March 15)

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We’re still waiting for any news on GTA VI. But in the meantime, the definitive (possibly final?) versions of GTA V and GTA Online will launch on next-gen consoles. Play as Michael, Franklin, and Trevor with sharper graphics, improved atmosphere, reduced load times, and immersive, haptic feedback.

Tunic (March 16)

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Think Zelda, but with an anthropomorphic fox instead of Link. Traverse the wilderness, explore ancient ruins, and battle monsters. Tunic is the vision and brainchild of Andrew Shouldice, who has been developing the game for the past seven years.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass (March 18)

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Nintendo is releasing 48 new courses for Mario Kart 8, based on iconic tracks from the earlier games. If you miss Coconut Mall on the Wii or Shroom Ridge on the DS, you’ll get to play them again, and this time with Mario Kart 8’s updated mechanics. Nintendo will release the courses in six waves, with eight courses per wave. The entire package retails for $24.99.

Kirby and the Forgotten Land (March 25)

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When Nintendo released Super Mario Odyssey back in 2017, players marveled at the expansive worlds that Mario could explore in a non-linear fashion. Kirby is making a similar jump into The Forgotten Island, an open-world setting with photorealistic graphics. Kirby turns 30 this year, and this game is a great way to kick off the celebration.

GhostWire: Tokyo (March 25)

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Part mystery, part 1st person, interactive horror game, GhostWire casts you in the role of a spirit detective, who must investigate how ghosts overtook Tokyo. You handle your business through a combination of martial arts, magic, and paranormal intuition.

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