2022 is officially coming to an end and, as a gift, Amazon Prime Gaming anticipated the release of the free games scheduled for January 2023. And if at the beginning of December there had been 8 new titles (still available for a few days), there are 10 games in Januaryall available starting now, for freefor all Amazon Prime subscribers.
Don’t you know what we’re talking about? Well, in case you’ve spent the last few years living under a rock and don’t know anything about exclusive Prime Gaming promotions, you might as well make a quick but juicy summary.
What is Amazon Prime Gaming?
Prime Gaming is a service included with Amazon Prime that offers free games and additional content for the most popular games of the moment. Plus you have:
- free subscription to a Prime Gaming channel on Twitch;
- exclusive emoticons for use on Twitch;
- additional chat color option;
- the Prime badge;
- extension of transmission archiving time (from 14 to 60 days).
Amazon Prime Gaming: January 2023 games
As anticipated, there are 10 free games of January 2023 (already available), and they are almost all a retro gaming collection. Specifically, the titles are:
- SNK 40th Anniversary Collection
- The King of Fighters 2003
- Metal Slug
- Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers
- Dishonored 2
- The Last Blade
- Metal Slug 3
- The Last Blade 2
- Metal Slug X
- Twinkle Star Sprites
All game titles available for free download for the next 11 months, with the exception of Dishonored 2, which will only remain in the catalog until February 2023. All games are only redeemable on Windows PCs directly from the dedicated Amazon Prime Gaming website. Furthermore, until January 3, 2023, it is possible to redeem the 8 games announced at the beginning of December. These are:
- Banners of Ruin
- Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
- Desert Child
- Doors: Paradox
- Ross Riddle 2: Werewolf Shadow
- The Amazing American Circus
A first look at the free games of January 2023
SNK 40th Anniversary Collection
Arcade lovers of the world, unite! A collection of titles to celebrate 40 years of a genre that will never go out of style.
The King of Fighters 2003
Let’s stay in the arcade theme, but in the undergrowth of merciless fighting games. A leap into the past (but also into the fray).
Metal Slug, Metal Slug 2 e Metal Slug X
The myth, the legend: Metal Slug, straight from the cabinets we’ve all loved.
Real Bout Fatal Fury 2: The Newcomers
Straight from 1998, another fighting game that dominated the arcades of the early 2000s.
Step into the shoes of an assassin and travel to Karnaca, a coastal city that holds the key to restoring Emily to power.
The Last Blade
Originally released in 1998, The Last Blade 2 has known a second life after the 2016 remake. A game of swords.
Twinkle Star Sprites
A competitive 2D top-down scrolling shooter, originally released in 1996.
Amazon Prime Gaming: January rewards
In addition to games, Amazon Prime Gaming offers exclusive rewards such as skins and bundles for some popular games currently in circulation. January rewards include content for Bloons TD 6, BTS Island: In The SEOM, Candy Crush Saga, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Fall Guys, Genshin Impact, Lost Ark, Call Of Duty Warzone 2.0, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Planet Side 2, League of Legends, GTA Online and many more. You can consult the complete list of rewards at this link.