With July in full swing, it’s time to take a look at some of the most exciting games releasing this month. From expansions to new releases, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let’s dive into the top 25 must-play games in July.

Starting off on July 2, we have the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV called Dawntrail. This MMORPG will take players to a new continent and introduce new jobs and a level cap increase. If you’re a fan of co-op third-person shooters, The First Descendant is also releasing on the same day, featuring a diverse cast of playable characters.

Moving on to July 4, Zenless Zone Zero, an action RPG set in a post-apocalyptic world, will be available on consoles and mobile devices. On July 5, The Legend of Heroes: Trails Through Daybreak offers a unique blend of turn-based combat and real-time battles for RPG fans to enjoy.

July 9 brings us Once Human, an open-world multiplayer survival game set in a world affected by alien contamination. If you’re a fan of turn-based strategy, Wastelander leaves Early Access on July 12, challenging players to survive on an alien planet.

Darkest Dungeon 2, a follow-up to the popular RPG, launches on July 15 for PlayStation and Switch. On July 16, Cataclismo and EvilVEvil offer real-time strategy and first-person shooter gameplay, respectively. Yaoling: Mythical Journey introduces creature-collecting RPG mechanics in a visually stunning world.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Splintered Fate arrives on Switch on July 17, offering cooperative action gameplay. The Sacred Acorn, a Soulslike game with a cute twist, releases on July 17 as well. Bo: Path of the Teal Lotus combines action platforming and aerial combat inspired by Japanese folklore on July 18.

Dungeons of Hinterberg takes players on an adventure to explore dungeons in the Austrian Alps on July 18. Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn offers a unique blend of Soulslike elements with guns and aerial platforming on the same day. Meifumado combines retro-style visuals with action role-playing combat on July 18.

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess tasks players with battling monsters in a single-player action strategy game on July 19. Weyrdlets, a pet simulator, launches on July 23, allowing players to interact with weird-looking creatures.

Arranger: A Role-Puzzling Adventure challenges players to solve puzzles in a grid-based world on July 25. Earth Defense Force 6 arrives on July 25, continuing the series’ tradition of massive insect and monster-killing action. Frostpunk 2 expands on the original game’s mechanics, introducing city management elements on July 25.

Tokyo Xanadu eX+ brings action RPG gameplay to the Switch on July 25, following a group of characters surviving a massive earthquake. Weko the Mask Gatherer offers an action-adventure experience with real-time combat and puzzles on July 26. Finally, Sword of Convallaria, a tactical RPG with branching narratives and beautiful pixel art, releases on July 31.

With a diverse lineup of games to choose from, July is shaping up to be an exciting month for gamers. Whether you’re a fan of RPGs, shooters, or strategy games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So mark your calendars and get ready to dive into some new gaming adventures this month.