Release dates: every game confirmed for 2017

By Staff, Thursday, 2 November 2017 09:44 GMT

2017 is proving to be a stellar year for video game releases.

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Release dates: every game confirmed for 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a bumper year for new video games, kicking off with Resident Evil and ending with more big hitters, from Destiny 2 to Call of Duty: WW2 and beyond. In between there’s the return of massive franchises such as Mass Effect, console exclusives like Detroit: Become Human, and the continued vibrancy of cool releases from the indie scene.

We’ve put together this list of games for every title confirmed for PS4, Xbox One and PC over the coming 12 months, as well as the addition of some of the more interesting or high-profile releases on other platforms, including those for Nintendo’s new console, the Switch. We’ll also note all major DLC updates for the biggest games too.

We’ll update this throughout the year, juggling dates as games are announced and delayed, and as others are nailed down to specific months of the year. Now, what are you looking forward to playing?

January

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January starts strong with the return of Resident Evil, while the end of the month includes DLC for Infinite Warfare, the full release of last year’s Hitman episodes and our first look at Conan: Exiles.

  • Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone (PS4) – January 10
  • Rise & Shine (Xbox One, PS4) – January 13/January 17
  • Pit People (PC, Xbox One) early access – January 13
  • Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (PS4, Vita) – January 17
  • The Flame in the Flood (PS4) – January 17
  • She Remembered Caterpillars (PC) – January 17
  • Gravity Rush 2 (PS4) – January 20
  • Dragon Quest 8: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS) – January 20
  • Halo Wars 2 Blitz open beta (PC, Xbox One) – January 20-30
  • Hunter’s Legacy – January 20 Xbox One/January 24 PS4
  • The Turing Test (PS4) – January 23
  • Tales of Berseria (PS4, PC) – January 24/27
  • Resident Evil 7 (PC, PS4, PSVR, Xbox One) – January 24
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4) – January 24
  • Yakuza 0 (PS4) – January 24
  • Memoranda (PC) – January 25
  • Towerfall Ascension (Xbox One) – January 25
  • Rocketbirds 2: Evolution (PC) – January 26
  • Imprint-X (PC, Mobile) – January 26
  • Days of War Steam Early Access (PC) – January 26
  • For Honor closed beta (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – January 26-29
  • Double Dragon 4 – January 29 PS4/ January 30 PC
  • Wells (PC, Xbox One) January 30
  • Conan Exiles – Steam Early Access (PC) – January 31
  • Disgaea 2 (PC) – January 31
  • Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers (PS4, Vita) – January 31
  • Divide (PS4) – January 31
  • Linelight (PC, PS4) – January 31
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC (PS4) (30 days early) – January 31
  • Quote – Steam Early Access (PC) – January 31
  • Hitman: The Complete First Season (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – January 31

February

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Ubisoft’s co-op online brawler For Honor shows promise for February, along with Xbox One exclusive Halo Wars 2 and the bombastic return of Sniper Elite. Some of us are holding out for Night in the Woods too.

  • Diluvion (PC) – February 2
  • Alwa’s Awakening (PC) – February 2
  • Fire Emblem Heroes (Android) – February 2
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands closed beta (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 3-6
  • Nights of Azure (PC) – February 7
  • Uncanny Valley (PS4, Vita, Xbox One) – February 7 PS4/February 10 Xbox
  • Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book (PC) – February 7
  • The Wild Eight – Steam Early Access (PC) – February 8
  • Nioh (PS4) – February 7 NA, February 8 EU/UK
  • Quarantine – Steam Early Access (PC) – February 9
  • Brut@l (PC) – February 9
  • For Honor (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 14
  • Sniper Elite 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 14
  • All the Delicate Duplicates (PC) – February 17
  • Halo Wars 2 (PC, Xbox One) – February 21
  • Psychonauts VR In the Rhombus of Ruin (PSVR) – February 21
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – A Criminal Past DLC (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 23
  • Ys Origin (PS4, Vita) – February 21
  • Berserk Berserk and the Band of the Hawk (PC, PS4, Vita) – February 21
  • Night in the Woods (PC, PS4) – February 21
  • Hollow Knight: Beneath and Beyond – (PC) – February 24
  • Stories Untold (PC) – February 27
  • Horizon Zero Dawn (PS4) – February 28 US/March 1 EU, UK
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 28
  • Desync (PC) – February 28
  • The Division: DLC 3 Last Stand & update 1.6 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 28
  • Total War: Warhammer – Bretonnia faction (PC) – February 28
  • The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier season pass retail (PS4, Xbox One) – February 28

March

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March is going to be the month that Nintendo launches a brand new console onto the market. There’s a lot we don’t know about the Switch, but hardware launches are always exciting times so we expect a pretty lively month as publishers confirm their games for launch day. If that’s not your bag, Ubisoft is dropping new Tom Clancy spin-off Ghost Recon: Wildlands.

  • Robo Recall (PC Oculus Rift) – March 1
  • Nintendo Switch console launch – March 3
  • I Am Setsuna (Switch) – March 3
  • Just Dance 2017 (Switch) – March 3
  • Super Bomberman R (Switch) – March 3
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U, Switch) – March 3
  • 1-2 Switch (Switch) – March 3
  • World of Goo (Switch) – March 3
  • Human Resource Machine (Switch) – March 3
  • Little Inferno (Switch) – March 3
  • Snipperclips (Switch) – March 3
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 7
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PC, Xbox One) – March 7
  • Lego Worlds (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 7
  • Nier: Automata (PS4) – March 7 NA/March 10 EU
  • Verdun – (Xbox One) – March 8
  • The Elder Scrolls: Legends (PC, iOS, Android) – March 9
  • Danganronpa 1&2 Reload (PS4) – March 14 NA, March 17 EU
  • Dead Rising 4 (Steam) – March 14
  • Styx: Shards of Darkness (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 14
  • Battlefield 1 – They Shall Not Pass (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 14 for Premium, March 28 for everyone else
  • Senran Kagura Estival Versus (PC) – March 17
  • NeuroVoider (PS4, Xbox One) – March 17
  • Nier: Automata (PC) – March 17
  • Flatout 4: Total Insanity (PS4, Xbox One, PC) – March 17/April
  • Turok 2 (PC) – March 17
  • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ (Switch) – March 17
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 21 NA/ March 23 EU
  • Troll and I (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 21
  • Everything (PS4) – March 21
  • This is the Police (PS4, Xbox One) – March 22
  • Holobunnies: Pause Café (PC) – March 22
  • Toukiden 2 (PC, PS4, Vita) – March 21 NA/24 EU
  • Rock Band VR (Oculus) – March 23
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Steam Early Access (PC) – March 23
  • Day of Infamy official launch (PC) – March 23
  • Super Mario Run (Android) – March 23
  • Zero Escape: The Nonary Games (PC) – March 24
  • Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City DLC (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 28
  • Final Fantasy 15: Episode Gladio DLC (PS4, Xbox One) – March 28
  • Destiny: Rise of Iron – Age of Triumph content drop (PS4, Xbox One) – March 28
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (PS4) – March 28
  • Vikings – Wolves of Midgard (PC, PS4) – March 28
  • Rain World (PC, PS4) – March 28
  • MLB The Show 17 (PS4) – March 28
  • Old Time Hockey (PC, PS4) – March 28
  • Ballistic Overkill (PC) – March 28
  • The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 3 Above the Law (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 28
  • Has-Been Heroes (PC, Switch) – March 28
  • Snake Pass (PC, PS4, Swith, Xbox One) – March 29
  • Thimbleweed Park (PC, Xbox One) – March 30

April

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The mad platform antics of Yooka-Laylee has been piquing our interest for long enough, so we’re glad to see this project from ex-Rare staffers is nailed down for April. Persona 5, Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 and a remaster of Bulletstorm won’t go unnoticed, either.

  • Drawn to Death (PS4) – April 4
  • PaRappa the Rapper Remastered (PS4) – April 4
  • Lego City Undercover (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – April 4
  • Blackwood Crossing (PS4, PC, Xbox One) – April 4/5
  • Persona 5 (PS4) – April 4
  • Enter the Gungeon (Xbox One) – April 5
  • Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 7
  • Yooka-Laylee (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 11
  • Aaero (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 11
  • Shock Tactics (PC) – April 11
  • Bayonetta (PC) – April 11
  • Stardew Valley Collector’s Edition (PS4, Xbox One) – April 11
  • The Sexy Brutale (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 12
  • The Jackbox Party Pack 3 (Switch) – April 13
  • Mr. Shifty (PC, Switch) – April 13
  • SUDA51’s The Silver Case remaster (PS4) – April 18 NA/April 21 EU
  • Voodoo Vince: Remastered (PC, Xbox One) – April 18
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mobile) – April 18
  • Full Throttle Remastered (PC, PS4, Vita) – April 18
  • Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 18
  • Late Shift (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 18
  • The Disney Afternoon Collection (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 18
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – April 18
  • Brawlout – Steam Early Access (PC) – April 20
  • Syberia 3 (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – April 20 EU/April 25 NA
  • Micro Machines World Series (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 21
  • Cities: Skylines (Xbox One) – April 21
  • Outlast 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 25
  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 25
  • Batman: Arkham VR (Oculus, Vive) – April 25
  • Wilson’s Heart (Oculus) – April 25
  • The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 4 Thicker Than Water (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 25
  • Dragon Quest Heroes 2 (PC, PS4) – April 25 NA/April 28 EU
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris (PS4, Switch) – April 25 NA/ April 28 EU
  • What Remains of Edith Finch (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 25
  • Dawn of War 3 (PC) – April 27
  • Prey demo (PS4, Xbox One) – April 27
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – April 28
  • Constructor (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 28
  • Little Nightmares (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 28

May

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As we get closer to E3, the release slate dies down a little bit, but that doesn’t mean May is devoid of heavy-hitters. So far, anticipated titles such as Injustice 2, Prey, The Surge, indie shooter Strafe, and more are all have confirmed release dates in May.

  • Nioh Dragon of the North DLC and PvP update (PS4) – May 2
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd (PC) – May 3
  • Dreamfall Chapters (PS4, Xbox One) – May 5
  • World to the West (PC, PS4) – May 5
  • Prey (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 5
  • Birthdays: The Beginning (PC, PS4) – May 9
  • Strafe (PC, PS4) – May 9
  • Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels expansion (PC, Xbox One) – May 9
  • NBA Playgrounds (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – May 9
  • LocoRoco Remastered (PS4) – May 9
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Switch) – May 11
  • Injustice 2 (PS4, Xbox One) – May 16
  • The Surge (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 16
  • Seasons After Fall (PS4, Xbox One) – May 16
  • For Honor – Shadow and Might DLC (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 16
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Zombies Chronicles (PS4, PC, Xbox One) – May 16/June 16
  • Farpoint and PlayStation VR Aim Controller – (PSVR) – May 16
  • Phantom Dust Remaster (PC, Xbox One) – May 17
  • Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days (PC) – May 18
  • Thumper (Switch) – May 18
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (3DS) – May 19
  • Shadow Warrior 2 (PS4, Xbox One)
    – May 19
  • Endless Space 2 (PC) – May 19
  • Nongünz (PC) – May 19
  • Portal Knights (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 19 (May 23 – US)
  • Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 19
  • Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada (PC, PS4) – May 23
  • Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception (PS4, Vita) – May 23
  • Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (PS4) – May 23
  • Impact Winter (PC) – May 23
  • Mirage: Arcane Warfare (PC) – May 23
  • Steel Division: Normandy 44 (PC) – May 23
  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition (Wii U) – May 23
  • Trackmania Lagoon (PC) – May 23
  • Black Desert Online (Steam) – May 24
  • Disgaea 5 Complete (Switch) – May 25
  • Vanquish (Steam) – May 25
  • Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 (PS3, PS4) – May 26
  • Friday the 13th: The Game – (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 26
  • Ultra Street Fighter 2: The Final Challengers (Switch) – May 26
  • Everspace – full release (PC, Xbox One) – May 26
  • Rime (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 26
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew (PSVR, Rift, Vive) – May 30
  • Victor Vran Overkill Edition (PS4, Xbox One) – May 30
  • Rising Storm 2: Vietnam (PC) – May 30
  • Lock’s Quest (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 30
  • Perception (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 30
  • The Long Journey Home (PC) – May 30
  • Toukiden 2: Free Alliances Version (PS4, Vita) – May 30
  • Danger Zone (PC, PS4) – May 30
  • The Walking Dead: A New Frontier – Episode 5 From the Gallows (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – May 30
  • Tokyo 42 (PC, Xbox One) – May 31

June

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June is traditionally a very quiet month, as many games try to avoid the E3 period to have a better chance at exposure after the show wraps up. Still, a few big titles are coming out before the E3 noise kicks in such as Tekken 7, Wipeout Omega Collection, and even the big Morrowind expansion for Elder Scrolls Online.

  • Formula Fusion full release (PC) – June 1
  • Tekken 7 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 2
  • The Culling – Game Preview (Xbox One) – June 2
  • Drifting Lands (PC) – June 5
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 6
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series – Episode 2 Under Pressure (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mobile) – June 6
  • Wipeout Omega Collection (PS4) – June 6
  • The Town of Light (PS4, Xbox One) – June 6
  • Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap (PC) – June 8
  • Dirt 4 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 9
  • The King of Fighters 14 (PC) – June 15
  • Arms (Switch) – June 16
  • Final Fantasy 14: Stormblood (PC, PS4) – June 20
  • Dead by Daylight (PS4, Xbox One) – June 20
  • Nex Machina (PC, PS4) – June 20
  • Serious Sam Bogus Detour (PC) – June 20
  • Dungeon Defenders 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 20
  • Get Even (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 23
  • Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls (PS4) – June 23 EU/June 27 NA
  • Secret World Legends (PC) – June 26
  • The Golf Club 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 27
  • Arizona Sunshine (PSVR) – June 27
  • Final Fantasy 15: Episode Prompto and free Regalia Type-D (PS4, Xbox One) – June 27
  • Valkyria Revolution – (PS4, Vita, Xbox One) – June 27
  • Elite: Dangerous – (PS4) – June 27
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone – (PS4) – June 27
  • Diablo 3: The Eternal Collection and Rise of the Necromancer pack – (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – June 27
  • The Elder Scrolls Legends – Heroes of Skyrim – (PC) – June 29
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (Crash 1-3 remasters) (PS4) – June 30
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC 1 (Switch, Wii U) – June 30

July

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We’re officially out of the second quarter of the year, and game releases have slowed down again. Fear not, though, July tends to be a time for betas of big games, and this year is no different. The Destiny 2 beta will likely steal the show in July, but Switch fans are also getting some love with the release of Splatoon 2.

The long-awaited Fortnite also kicks off its paid early access in July.

  • Flip Wars [Project Mekuru] (Switch) – July 6
  • Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online (PS4, Vita) – July 7
  • Gorn – Steam Early Access (PC) – July 10
  • Final Fantasy 12: The Zodiac Age (PS4) – July 11
  • Black the Fall (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – July 11
  • Serial Cleaner (PS4, Xbox One, PC – July 11
  • Defenders of Ekron (PC, PS4) – July 11
  • Fire Pro Wresting World Steam Early Access (PC) – July 11
  • Minecraft: Story Mode – Season 2 Episode 1: Hero In Residence (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – July 11
  • The End is Nigh (PC) – July 12
  • Destiny 2 beta early access (PS4) – July 18
  • Orcs Must Die Unchained (PS4) – July 18
  • Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles – (PC, PS4) – July 18
  • Destiny 2 beta early access (Xbox One) – July 19
  • Lone Echo (Oculus Rift) – July 20
  • Splatoon 2 (Switch) – July 21
  • Destiny 2 open beta (PS4, Xbox One) – July 21
  • Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star (PC, Switch) – July 25
  • Fallen Legion – Sins of an Empire (PS4, Vita) – July 25
  • Nioh Defiant Honor DLC (PS4) – July 25
  • Pyre (PC, PS4) – July 25
  • Fortnite Paid Early Access (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – July 25
  • Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls (PC) – July 27
  • Overcooked (Switch) – July 27
  • Namco Museum (Switch) – July 28
  • Immortal Planet (PC) – July 28
  • Hey Pikmin (3DS) – July 28
  • Sundered (PC, PS4) – July 28
  • 2DS XL console launch – July 28

August

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August is when things kind of start to pick up again. We’re still getting more betas, this time for Call of Duty: WW2, but don’t rule out sleeper hits like Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Absolver, Yakuza Kiwami, and Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle for the Switch.

August is another great month for indie games, too, from explosive shooters like LawBreakers, to smaller, more personal stories like Tacoma, and Life is Strange.

  • Patapon Remastered (PS4) – August 1
  • Dino Frontier (PS VR) – August 1
  • The Long Dark full release (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 1
  • Redeemer (PC) – August 1
  • Tacoma (PC, Xbox One) – August 2
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (PC) – August 2
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 8
  • Cat Quest (PC, PS4) – August 8
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PC, PS4) – August 8
  • LawBreakers (PC, PS4) – August 8
  • Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 1 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 8
  • Hearthstone – Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion (PC, Mobile) – August 10
  • StarCraft Remastered (PC) – August 14
  • Agents of Mayhem (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 15
  • Sonic Mania (PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – August 15
  • Matterfall (PS4) – August 15
  • Cities: Skylines (PS4) – August 15
  • Night Trap – 25th Anniversary Edition (PS4, Xbox One) – August 15
  • Nidhogg 2 (PC, PS4) – August 15
  • Conan Exiles – Xbox Game Preview (Xbox One) – August 16
  • Killing Floor: Incursion (Rift) – August 16
  • The Escapists 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 22
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (Uncharted 4 standalone DLC) (PS4) – August 22 NA, August 23 EU
  • Path of Exile (Xbox One) – August 24
  • F1 2017 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 25
  • Madden NFL 18 (PS4, Xbox One) – August 25
  • One Piece Unlimited World Red (PC, PS4, Switch) – August 25 EU/ September 29 EU
  • Call of Duty: WW2 private beta (PS4) – August 25
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 25
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 25
  • Destiny 2 beta early access (PC) – August 28
  • Rock of Ages 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 28/29
  • Warriors All-Stars (PC, PS4) – August 29
  • Sonic Mania (PC) – August 29
  • Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (Switch) – August 29
  • Windjammers (PS4, Vita) – August 29
  • ReCore Definitive Edition (PC, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition (PS4, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Dead Alliance (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Surf World Series (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Killing Floor 2 (Xbox One) – August 29
  • XCOM 2: War of the Chosen expansion (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Ark: Survival Evolved full release (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Resident Evil Revelations re-release (PS4, Xbox One) – August 29
  • Destiny 2 open beta (PC) – August 29
  • Sparc (PSVR) – August 29
  • Absolver (PC, PS4) – August 29
  • Yakuza Kiwami (PS4) – August 29
  • Everybody’s Golf (PS4) – August 29
  • Ys Seven (PC) – August 30
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode One (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 31
  • Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr Steam Early Access (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – August 31

September

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September is typically the sports games month, and it sort of paves the way for the – much busier – rest of the year. NBA Live 18, FIFA 18, PES 2018, and NBA 2K18 are all out in September. This year, we also get a few non-sports releases like Destiny 2, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, Knack 2, and even PC exclusives like Total War: Warhammer 2, and Divinity: Original Sin 2.

September is also when Destiny releases, starting off the month with a bang.

  • Songbringer (PC, Xbox One, PS4) – September 1/September 5
  • Knack 2 (PS4) – September 5
  • Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth (PS4, Vita) – September 5
  • LEGO Worlds (Switch) – September 5
  • Destiny 2 (PS4, Xbox One) – September 6
  • Monster Hunter Stories (3DS) – September 8 (EU)
  • PES (Pro Evolution Soccer) 2018 (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) – September 12
  • DreamBreak (PS4, Xbox One) – September 12/15
  • Rayman Legends Definitive Edition (Switch) – September 12
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 full release (PC) – September 14
  • NBA Live 18 (PS4, Xbox One) – September 15
  • Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS) – September 15
  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – September 15
  • Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite – (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – September 19
  • NBA 2K18 (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – September 19
  • Hidden Dragon Legend (PS4) – September 19
  • Echo (PC, PS4) – September 19
  • Forza 7 demo (PC, Xbox One) – September 19
  • SteamWorld Dig 2 (PS4, Switch, PC) – September 21/22
  • Heat Signature (PC) – September 21
  • Pokken Tournament DX (Switch) – September 22
  • Project Cars 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – September 22
  • Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 (Switch) – September 22
  • Raiders of the Broken Planet (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – September 22
  • Nioh Bloodshed’s End DLC (PS4) – September 26
  • Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony (PC, PS4, Vita) – September 26
  • Blue Reflection (PC, PS4) – September 26
  • Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare expansion (PC, Xbox One) – September 26
  • Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – September 26
  • Hob (PC, PS4) – September 26
  • Ruiner (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – September 26
  • Raid: World War 2 (PC) – September 26
  • Sine Mora EX (Switch) – September 26 NA/October 10 EU
  • Total War: Warhammer 2 (PC) – September 28
  • Call of Duty: WW2 PC beta (PC) – September 29
  • Cuphead (PC, Xbox One) – September 29
  • Nintendo SNES Classic Mini console launch – September 29
  • FIFA 18 (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – September 29
  • Gundam Versus (PS4) – September 29

October

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The fall season of blockbusters officially kicks off in October. You’ll find no shortage of big games across most genres and consoles this time of the year. Many heavy-hitters are even releasing on the same day. Assassin’s Creed: Origins, Forza 7, Super Mario Odyssey, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and the anticipated PC release of Destiny 2 are just a few of what you should expect.

Bethesda is also going big this month with Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, The Evil Within 2, and Fallout 4 VR.

  • Battle Chasers: Nightwar (PC, PS4, Switch) – October 3
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen (PS4, Xbox One) – October 3
  • Forza 7 (PC, Xbox One) – October 3
  • Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 3
  • Star Wars: Battlefront 2 pre-order beta (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 4
  • Empyre: Lords of the Sea Gates (PC) – October 4
  • Star Wars: Battlefront 2 open beta (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 6
  • Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone’s Conspiracy (Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy) (3DS) – October 6
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of War (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 10
  • Arktika.1 (Oculus Rift) – October 10
  • The Evil Within 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 13
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole – (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 17
  • Elex (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 17
  • Rogue Trooper Redux (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – October 17
  • Etrian Odyssey 5: Beyond the Myth (3DS) – October 17
  • Axiom Verge: Multiverse Edition (PS4, Vita, Wii U, Switch) – October 17
  • WWE 2K18 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 17
  • Gran Turismo Sport (PS4) – October 17
  • Cities: Skylines – Green Cities (PC) – October 19
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm – Episode Two (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 19
  • Syberia (Switch) – October 20
  • Fire Emblem Warriors (New 3DS, Switch) – October 20 EU
  • Destiny 2 (PC) – October 24
  • The Mummy Demastered (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – October 24
  • Road Rage (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 24
  • Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon (PS4, PC, Switch) – October 24
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 27
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) – October 27
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – October 27
  • Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back (PC, PS4) – October 31

November, December, and the rest of fall 2017

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That’s it, 2017 is nearly over. The train of big games continues in November with Call of Duty: WW2, Need for Speed Payback, Star Wars: Battlefront 2, and Pokemon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Then there’s the worldwide launch of the Xbox One X to look forward to. December, on the other hand, is when things will wind down considerably, though you may find a few of the games that didn’t make their earlier original release dates here.

Further below, we’ve added a number of games with uncertain release dates that are shooting for a fall launch.

  • Call of Duty: WW2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 3
  • .hack//G.U. Last Recode (PC, PS4) – November 3
  • Super Lucky’s Tale (PC, Xbox One) – November 7
  • Nioh: Complete Edition (PC) – November 7
  • Hand of Fate 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 7
  • Hitman: Game of the Year Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 7
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn – The Frozen Wilds (PS4) – November 7
  • Killing Floor: Incursion (Vive) – November 7
  • Sonic Forces (Project Sonic) (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – November 7
  • Xbox One X console launch – November 7
  • Need for Speed Payback (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 10
  • Mario Party: The Top 100 (3DS) – November 10 US/January 5 EU
  • Football Manager 2018 (PC) – November 10
  • The Sims 4: Cats & Dogs expansion (PC) – November 10
  • Doom (Switch) – November 10
  • Injustice 2 (PC) – November 14
  • Batman – The Telltale Series (Switch) – November 14
  • L.A. Noire (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – November 14
  • Star Wars: Battlefront 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 17
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 14
  • Rocket League (Switch) – November 14
  • Rime (Switch) – November 14 NA/ 17 EU
  • Tannenberg Steam Early Access launch (PC) – November 16
  • Sparc (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift) – November 16
  • Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon (3DS) – November 17
  • Skyrim VR (PSVR) – November 17
  • Skyrim (Switch) – November 17
  • The Sims 4 (PS4, Xbox One) – November 17
  • Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy 15 (PSVR) – November 21
  • Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 3: Fractured Mask (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 21
  • Gear Club (Switch) – November 21 NA/ December 1 EU
  • World of Final Fantasy (PC) – November 21
  • Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier (PS4) – November 21
  • Resident Evil Revelations/Revelations 2 re-releases (Switch) – November 28
  • Black Mirror (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – November 28
  • Star Ocean: The Last Hope (PC, PS4) – November 28
  • Syberia 2 (Switch) – November 30
  • Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (3DS) – November
  • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp (Android, iOS) – November
  • Doom VFR (PS VR, HTC Vive) – December 1
  • Soma (Xbox One) – December 1
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch) – December 1
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn: Complete Edition (PS4) – December 5
  • The Surge: A Walk in the Park (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – December 5
  • Steep: Road to the Olympics expansion (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – December 5
  • Dead Rising 4: Frank’s Big Package (PS4) – December 5
  • The Walking Dead Collection (PS4, Xbox One) – December 5
  • Hello Neighbor (PC, Xbox One) – December 8
  • LocoRoco 2 Remastered (PS4) – December 9
  • Monster Hunter World Plus beta (PS4) – December 9-12
  • Fallout 4 VR (HTC Vive) – December 12
  • Okami HD (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – December 12
  • Resident Evil 7: Gold Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – December 12
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Xbox Game Preview (Xbox One) – December 12
  • Final Fantasy 15: Episode Ignis (PS4, Xbox One) – December 13
  • Hearthstone – Kobolds and Catacombs expansion (PC, Mobile) – December
  • City of Brass (PC) – fall 2017
  • Monopoly (Switch) – fall 2017
  • Zero Time Dilemma (PS4) – fall 2017
  • WWE 2K18 (Switch) – fall 2017
  • Super Beat Sports (Switch) – fall 2017
  • Moss (PSVR) – holiday 2017
  • Away : Journey to the unexpected (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – late 2017

Everything else

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Even this far into the year, many games have yet to lock down their release dates – or even release windows. Regardless, the majority of the games already have set dates, but below you’ll see everything else still promised for 2017.

It’s very common for some to slip into 2018, though.

  • Agony (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • The Fall Part 2: Unbound (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One)
  • Chaos; Child (PS4, Vita)
  • Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One)
  • Frozen Synapse 2 (PC)
  • Frostpunk (PC)
  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord (PC)
  • Neopolis (PC, PS4)
  • Gorogoa (iOS, PC)
  • Routine (PC)
  • Ape Out (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Vane (PS4)
  • Mothergunship (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Katana Zero (PC)
  • Runner 3 (Switch)
  • L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files (HTC Vive)
  • Steep (Switch)
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps (PC, Xbox One)
  • Omen of Sorrow (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Minit (PC)
  • Wreckfest (PC)

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  • Battalion 1944 (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • RiftStar Raiders (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Below (PC, Xbox One)
  • Jak and Daxter PS2 Classics (PS4)
  • X-Morph: Defense (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Space Hulk: Deathwing – Enhanced Edition (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Flashback – Remastered Edition (Switch)
  • Dauntless (PC)
  • Seasons of Heaven (Switch)
  • Strange Brigade (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Sea of Solitude (PC)
  • Payday 2 (Switch)
  • Morphies Law (Switch)
  • The Church in the Darkness (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Dark and Light – Steam Early Access (PC)
  • The Darwin Project (PC, Xbox One)
  • Quake Champions (PC)

Delayed and announced for 2018

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As expected, many of the bigger games tentatively listed for 2017 got pushed. Red Dead Redemption 2 being the obvious example here. You’ll also find below games that didn’t previously have release dates lumped in the “2018” category.

More and more games will be added to this section as the year goes on.

  • Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition (PC, PS4) – January 16 2018
  • Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom (PC, PS4) – January 19 2018
  • Kirby: Battle Royale (3DS) – January 19 2018
  • Lost Sphear (PC, PS4, Switch) – January 23 2018
  • The Inpatient (PSVR) – January 23 2018
  • Monster Hunter World (PS4, Xbox One) – January 26
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – January 26 2018
  • Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (PS4) – January 30 2018
  • Celeste (PC, Switch, PS4) – January 2018
  • UFC 3 (PS4, Xbox One) – February 2 2018
  • Shadow of the Colossus (PS4) – February 6 US/ February 7 EU 2018
  • Owlboy (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – February 13 2018
  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 13 2018
  • Dynasty Warriors 9 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 13 2018
  • Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (3DS) – February 13 NA / February 16 Europe 2018
  • Secret of Mana remake (PC, PS4, Vita) – February 15 2018
  • Metal Gear Survive (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 20 US, February 22 EU 2018
  • Far Cry 5 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – February 27 2018
  • Bravo Team (PSVR) – March 6 2018
  • The Crew 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – March 16 2018
  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (PS4) – March 20 2018
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings (PC, PS4, Swtich) – March 27 2018
  • Attack on Titan 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – March 2018
  • Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory (PS4, Vita) – early 2018
  • 428: Shibuya Scramble (PC, PS4) – early 2018
  • Fe (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – early 2018
  • Battletech (PC) – early 2018
  • Final Fantasy 15 Windows Edition (PC) – early 2018
  • Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – early 2018
  • Sea of Thieves (PC, Xbox One) – early 2018
  • The Swords of Ditto (PC, PS4) – early 2018
  • Griftlands (PC) – early 2018
  • God’s Trigger (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – early 2018
  • Unruly Heroes (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – early 2018
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (3DS) – early 2018
  • HyperBrawl Tournament – Steam Early Access (PC) – early 2018
  • Age of Empires Definitive Edition (PC) – early 2018
  • God of War (PS4) – early 2018
  • Harvest Moon: Light of Hope (PC, PS4, Switch) – early 2018
  • A Way Out (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – early 2018
  • Deep Rock Galactic – Steam Early Access and Xbox Game Preview (PC, Xbox One) – early 2018
  • Extinction (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – Q1 2018
  • Syberia 3 (Switch) – Q1 2018
  • Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – Q1 2018
  • We Happy Few (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – April 18, 2018
  • Crackdown 3 (PC, Xbox One) – spring 2018
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (PS4, Xbox One) – spring 2018
  • Vampyr (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – spring 2018
  • State of Decay 2 (PC, Xbox One) – spring 2018
  • Space Junkies (Rift, Vive) – spring 2018
  • Transference (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PSVR, Rift, Vive) – spring 2018
  • Kirby: Star Allies (Switch) – spring 2018
  • Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (PC, PS4, PS VR, Steam VR) – spring 2018
  • Jurassic World Evolution (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – summer 2018
  • System Shock Remake (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – Q2 2018
  • Immortal: Unchained (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – Q2 2018
  • Shenmue 3 (PC, PS4) – second half 2018
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas (PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – fall 2018
  • Skull and Bones (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – fall 2018
  • Insurgency: Sandstorm (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Metro: Exodus (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Spider-Man game from Insomniac (PS4) – 2018
  • Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries (PC) – 2018
  • Spelunky 2 (PC, PS4) – 2018
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One) – 2018
  • The Avengers Project – 2018
  • Untitled Avatar game – 2018
  • Concrete Genie (PS4) – 2018
  • Ghost of Tsushima (PS4) – 2018
  • Monster Hunter World (PC) – 2018
  • Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (PC, PS4, PSVR, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Code Vein (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • UFC 3 (PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Ashen (PC, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus (Switch) – 2018
  • The Last Night (PC, Xbox One) – 2018
  • World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (PC) – 2018
  • Anthem (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – late 2018
  • Darksiders 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age (3DS, Switch, PS4) – 2018
  • Detroit: Become Human (PS4) – 2018
  • Untitled Fire Emblem game (Switch) – 2018
  • Psychonauts 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • GreedFall (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Overkill’s The Walking Dead (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – second half 2018
  • The Wolf Among Us 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – second half 2018
  • The Walking Dead: The Final Season (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Project Rap Rabbit (PC, PS4) – August 2018
  • Blacksad (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – Q4 2018
  • Beyond Good and Evil 2 – 2018
  • Star Child (PSVR) – 2018
  • Blood and Truth (PSVR) – 2018
  • Days Gone (PS4) – 2018
  • Guacamelee 2 (PS4) – 2018
  • Mugsters (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Artifact (PC) – 2018
  • The Hong Kong Massacre (PS4) – 2018
  • The Gardens Between (PS4) – 2018
  • Left Alive (PC, PS4) – 2018
  • Super Meat Boy Forever (Switch) – 2018
  • Pikuniku (PC, Switch) – 2018
  • Racing Apex (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Biomutant (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Gearbox’s Project 1v1 – 2018
  • Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (3DS) – 2018
  • No Heroes Allowed (PSVR) – 2018
  • Yoshi for Switch (Switch) – 2018
  • Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (Switch) – 2018
  • Unto the End (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 2018
  • Pokemon for Switch (Switch) – 2018
  • Metroid Prime 4 (Switch) – 2018
  • Project Octopath Traveler (Switch) – 2018
  • Anno 1800 (PC) – 2018
  • Earth Defence Force: Iron Rain [West] (PS4) – 2018
  • Phantom Doctrine (PC) – 2018
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle – 2018
  • The Last of Us Part 2 (PS4)
  • Death Stranding (PS4)
  • Age of Empires 4 (PC)
  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One)

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