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After the amazing gaming year that was 2017, you have to wonder how 2018 will compare. But if 2018’s current roster of releases is anything to go by, we might be in for another fantastic year. It seems primed to impress with a slew of hotly anticipated new games, including big-budget games like
Super Smash Bros., Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, Crackdown 3, and a whole lot more. To help you keep track of all the games coming out, we’ve compiled a list of all the noteworthy release dates for the biggest ones confirmed to come out in 2018 so far.
Be sure to check back often as we update this article with more release dates or any potential changes to any of the dates below. And if you’re eager to figure out the release dates from games last year, you can also reference our feature on the
game release dates of 2017. January
Game Platform Release Date The Escapists 2 Switch January 11 Forged Battalion PC January 16 Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced Edition PS4, Xbox One January 16 Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition PS4, PC January 16 Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory PS4, Vita January 19 Kirby Battle Royale 3DS January 19 Iconoclasts PS4, Vita January 23 Lost Sphear PS4, Switch, PC January 23 OK KO: Let’s Play Heroes PS4, Xbox One, PC January 23 The Inpatient PSVR January 23 My Time at Portia PC January 23 Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition PS4, Vita January 23 Celeste PS4, Switch, PC January 25 Dust and Salt PC January 25 Dragon Ball FighterZ PS4, Xbox One, PC January 26 Monster Hunter World PS4, Xbox One January 26 Railway Empire PC January 26 Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT PS4 January 30 Railway Empire PS4, Xbox One January 30 February
Game Platform Release Date Batallion 1944 (Early Access) PC February 1 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age PC February 1 Night in the Woods Switch February 1 SteamWorld Dig Switch February 1 EA Sports UFC 3 PS4, Xbox One February 2 Shadow of the Colossus PS4 February 6 Civilization VI: Rise and Fall (Expansion) PC February 8 Dragon Quest Builders Switch February 9 The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia PS4 February 9 Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late[st] PS4, PS3, Vita February 9 Crossing Souls PS4, PC February 13 Dynasty Warriors 9 PS4, Xbox One, PC February 13 The Fall 2: Unbound PS4, Xbox One, PC February 13 Kingdom Come: Deliverance PS4, Xbox One, PC February 13 Owlboy Switch February 13 The Longest Five Minutes Switch, Vita, PC February 13 Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC February 13 Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology 3DS February 13 Secret of Mana PS4, PS Vita, PC February 15 Bayonetta + Bayonetta 2 Switch February 16 Fe PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC February 16 Age of Empires: Definitive Edition PC February 20 Metal Gear Survive PS4, Xbox One, PC February 20 Xenon Valkyrie+ Xbox One February 20 Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus Switch February 22 Stellaris: Apocalypse PC February 22 Past Cure PS4, Xbox One, PC February 23 Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet PS4, Xbox One, PC February 23 Yume Nikki: Dream Diary PC February 23 Gravel Xbox One February 26 De Blob 2 PS4, Xbox One February 27 Immortal Redneck Xbox One February 27 Payday 2 Switch February 27 Riftstar Raiders Xbox One February 27 March
Bravo Team PSVR March 6 Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition PS4, Xbox One, PC March 6 Frantics PS4 March 6 Scribblenauts Showdown PS4, Xbox One, Switch March 6 Fear Effect Sedna PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch March 6 Devil May Cry HD Collection PS4, Xbox One, PC March 13 Golem PSVR March 13 Pure Farming 2018 PS4, Xbox One, PC March 13 Burnout Paradise Remastered PS4, Xbox One, PC March 13 Kirby Star Allies Switch March 16 Assassin’s Creed Rogue: Remastered PS4, Xbox One March 20 Attack on Titan 2 PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch March 20 Sea of Thieves Xbox One, PC March 20 Titan Quest PS4, Xbox One March 20 A Way Out PS4, Xbox One, PC March 23 Detective Pikachu 3DS March 23 Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom PS4, PC March 23 Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings PS4, PC, Switch March 27 Far Cry 5 PS4, Xbox One, PC March 27 MLB The Show 18 PS4 March 27 Outlast 2 Switch March 27 Agony PS4, Xbox One, PC March 30 April
Game Platform Release Date Super Mega Baseball 2 PS4, Xbox One, PC May 1 Killing Floor: Incursion PSVR May 1 Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia PC May 3 City of Brass PS4, Xbox One, PC May 4 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Switch May 4 AO International Tennis (originally AU, NZ only) PS4, Xbox One, PC May 8 Conan Exiles PS4, Xbox One, PC May 8 Destiny 2: Warmind PS4, Xbox One, PC May 8 Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire PC May 8 Raging Justice Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC May 8 Tacoma (first released on Xbox One, PC) PS4 May 8 Immortal Redneck Switch May 10 One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Switch May 11 Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr PS4, Xbox One, PC May 11 Battle Chasers: Nightwar Switch May 15 Dragon’s Crown Pro PS4 May 15 Horizon Chase Turbo PS4, PC May 15 Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time PS4, PC May 15 Omensight PS4, PC May 15 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux 3DS May 15 Far: Lone Sails PC May 17 Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Switch May 18 Little Nightmares: Complete Edition Switch May 18 State of Decay 2 (Ultimate Edition) Xbox One, PC May 18 Ancestors Legacy Xbox One, PC May 22 Mega Man Legacy Collection Switch May 22 Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Switch May 22 Runner3 Switch, PC May 22 Space Hulk: Deathwing – Enhanced Edition PS4, PC May 22 State of Decay 2 (Standard Edition) Xbox One, PC May 22 Tennis World Tour PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC May 22 Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers 3DS May 24 Dark Souls Remastered PS4, Xbox One, PC May 25 Detroit: Become Human PS4 May 25 Agony PS4, Xbox One, PC May 29 Everspace PS4 May 29 Legend of Kay Anniversary Switch May 29 Sega Mega Drive Classics PS4, Xbox One May 29 Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC May 29 June
Game Platform Release Date BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle PS4, PC, Switch June 5 The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset PS4, Xbox One, PC June 5 Onrush PS4, Xbox One June 5 Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC June 5 Vampyr PS4, Xbox One, Pc June 5 MotoGP 18 PS4, Xbox One, PC June 7 Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido Switch, 3DS June 8 Jurassic World Evolution (Digital) PS4, Xbox One, PC June 12 Super Bomberman R PS4, Xbox One, PC June 12 LEGO The Incredibles Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC June 15 The Lost Child PS4, PS Vita June 19 Mario Tennis Aces Switch June 22 New Gundam Breaker PS4, PC June 22 Far Cry 3 Classic Edition PS4, Xbox One June 26 The Crew 2 PS4, Xbox One, PC June 29 MXGP Pro PS4, Xbox One, PC June 29 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Switch June 29 July
Game Platform Release Date Jurassic World Evolution (Physical) Xbox One, PS4, PC July 3 Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy Xbox One, Switch, PC July 10 Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Switch, 3DS July 13 Octopath Traveler Switch July 13 Sonic Mania Plus PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC July 17 Mega Man X Collection 1+2 PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC July 24 The Banner Saga 3 PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac July 24 August September October
Big Games Confirmed for 2018
Below you can find a list of the biggest games that don’t have explicit release dates but are confirmed to release sometime this year. There are also games listed that we expect to launch in 2018. We’ll be moving each of these games into the release date sections above as soon as official dates are announced.
Game Platform Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown PS4, Xbox One, PC Code: Vein PS4, Xbox One, PC Crackdown 3 Xbox One, PC Darksiders 3 PS4, Xbox One, PC Dark Souls Remastered Switch Kingdom Hearts III PS4, Xbox One Left Alive PS4, Xbox One Metro Exodus PS4, Xbox One, PC Persona Q2 3DS Shenmue III PS4, PC Skull & Bones PS4, Xbox One, PC Super Smash Bros. (Working Title) Switch Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes Switch Valkyria Chronicles 4 PS4, Xbox One, Switch The Walking Dead Season 4 TBA The Wolf Among Us: Season 2 TBA Yoshi (2018) Switch