- 3 January - The Cirrusfire DMs are leaked.
- 3 January - Chris comes into contact with Larry Vaughn.
- 14 January - As a result of being manipulated by Larry Vaughn, Chris DMs multiple Twitter users messages containing bizarre sexual and religious statements.
- 18 January - Chris posts a wall of text explaining his "body-swap" with Sonichu and continued belief in the Dimensional Merge.
- 20 January - Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States of America, succeeding Donald Trump.
- 23 January - Following Chris's request, a series of Discord screenshots entitled The Journey to the Merge is released by a Watchmen member.