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Upcoming Video game release dates in 2021: From PlayStation to Xbox One, PC and Switch

Upcoming video game release dates across platforms.

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2021 is here and it follows what has been a stellar year for gaming. With two new consoles and a wealth of new games from the likes of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion and The Last of Us 2, 2020 was a busy one for those of us who love the video game world.

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We may not have a new generation of console due for release this year, but it is the year where we start to see a lot more being released for the latest ones and there are some big hitters in the mix with many an exciting game on the way.

Across all platforms, including the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X, here are the major releases to look out for going into 2021, and keep this page bookmarked as we will be updating it with all the news as soon as we get it.

If a release date is as yet unconfirmed, we’ll list a game under TBC which is the case for quite a few games that are confirmed to be coming at some point in the year.

February 2021 video game releases

  • Cultist Simulator (Switch) – 2nd February
  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (PS4) – 2nd February
  • Habroxia 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox, Switch) – 3rd February
  • Skyforge (Switch) – 4th February
  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox) – 4th February
  • Nioh Remastered – The Complete Edition (PS5) – 5th February
  • Nioh 2 Remastered – The Complete Edition (PS5) – 5th February
  • Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition (PC, PS4) – 5th February
  • Little Nightmares 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 11th February
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Switch) – 12th February
  • Azur Lane: Crosswave (Switch) – 16th February
  • The 25th Ward: The Silver Case (Switch) – 18th February
  • Void Terrarium Plus (PS5) – 18th February
  • The Silver Case (Switch) – 18th February
  • Fallen Legion: Revenants (Switch, PS4) – 19th February
  • Persona 5 Strikers (PC, Switch, PS4) – 23rd February
  • Cotton Reboot (PS4, Switch) – 25th February
  • Darius Cozmic Revelation (PS4, Switch) – 25th February
  • Forward to the Sky (Switch) – 25th February
  • Riders Republic (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Stadia) – 25th February (Pre-order)
  • Ghosts ‘n Goblins: Resurrection (Switch) – 25th February
  • Bravely Default 2 (Switch) 26th February

March 2021 video game releases

  • Harvest Moon: One World (PS4, Switch) – 2nd March
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon (PS5) – 2nd March
  • Sea of Solitude Directors Cut (Switch) – 4th March
  • Ar Nosurge DX (PC, Switch, PS4) – 4th March
  • Ciel Nosurge DX (PC, Switch, PS4) – 4th March
  • Apex Legends (Switch) – 9th March
  • Stronghold: Warlords (PC) – 9th March
  • Monster Energy Supercross: The Official Videogame 4 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Stadia) – 11th March
  • Samurai Shodown (Xbox Series X) – 16th March
  • Saviors of Sapphire Wings & Stranger of Sword City Revisited (PC, Switch) – 16th March
  • Jack Jeanne (Switch) – 18th March
  • Maglam Lord (Switch) – 18th March
  • Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins – 19th March
  • Overcooked: All you Can Eat (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 23rd March
  • Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town (Switch) – 23rd March
  • Love Live! School Idol Festival: After School Activity Wai-Wai! Home Meeting!! (PS4) – 24th March
  • Tales from the Borderlands (Switch) – 24th March
  • Balan Wonderworld (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch) – 26th March (Pre-order)
  • Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) – 26th March
  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (PC, Xbox) – 25th March
  • It Takes Two (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch) – 26th March

April 2021 video game releases

  • Outriders (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Stadia) – 1st April
  • Guilty Gear Strive (PC, PS4, PS5) – 9th April
  • Poison Control (Switch, PS4) – 13th April
  • Humankind (PC, Stadia) – 22nd April
  • Nier (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 23rd April
  • New Pokemon Snap (Switch) – 30th April
  • Returnal (PS5) – 30th April

May 2021 video game releases

  • Resident Evil Village (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X) – 7th May
  • Hood: Outlaws & Legends (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox) – 10th May
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition (PC, PS4, Xbox) – 14th May
  • Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 20th May
  • Deathloop (PC, PS5) – 21st May
  • Biomutant (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 25th May

June 2021 video game releases

  • Wing of Darkness (PC, PS4, Switch) – 3rd June
  • DC Superhero Girls (Switch) – 4th June
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart (PS5) – 11th June
  • Back 4 Blood (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Switch) – 22nd June
  • Legend of Mana (PC, PS4, Switch) – 24th June
  • Mario Golf: Super Rush (Switch) – 25th June

July 2021 video game releases

  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch) – 16th July

August 2021 video game releases

  • King’s Bounty II (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 24th August
  • No More Heroes III (Switch) – 27th August
  • New World (PC) – 31st August

TBC video game release dates

  • 12 Minutes (Switch)
  • Anonymous Code (PS4, Switch)
  • The Artful Escape (PC, Xbox)
  • The Ascent (PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Blade Runner Enhanced Edition (PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox)
  • Blood Bowl 3 (PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Boyfriend Dungeon (PC, Switch)
  • Cris Tales (PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Stadia)
  • CrossfireX (Xbox)
  • Curse of the Sea Rats (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Dangerous Driving 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Digimon Survive (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Death Crown (Switch, PS4, Xbox)
  • Dungeons and Dragons Dark Alliance (PC)
  • Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Eastward (PC, Switch)
  • Elden Ring (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Evil Dead: The Game (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Switch)
  • Far Cry 6 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Stadia)
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach (PC, Ps4, PS5)
  • Freedom Planet 2 (PC)
  • The Good Life (PC, PS4, Xbox, Switch)
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo (PC, PS5)
  • God Of War sequel (PS4, PS5)
  • Gotham Knights (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Gran Turismo 7 (PS5)
  • Gridiron Champions (PC, PS4, Xbox)
  • Griftlands (PC, Switch)
  • The Guild 3 (PC)
  • Halo Infinite (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Heart of the Woods (Switch)
  • Hello Neighbour 2 (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • King of Seas (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Last Stop (PC, Xbox)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch)
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Little Devil Inside (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5)
  • Lone Echo 2 Rift (Stadia)
  • Martha Is Dead (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox)
  • Oddworld: Soulstorm (PC, PS4, PS5)
  • Please Be Happy (PC, Switch)
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Rust (PS4, Xbox)
  • Session (PC, Xbox)
  • Super Meat Boy Forever (PS4, Xbox, Switch)
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 (PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Star Wars: Hunters (Switch)
  • Starfield (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Stray (PC, PS5)
  • System Shock (PC, PS4, Xbox)
  • The Pedestrian (Switch, Xbox)
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 (PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X)
  • Vigor (PS5)
  • Ways to the Woods (PC, Xbox)
  • Windjammers 2 (PC, Switch, Stadia)
  • Wrath: Aeon of Ruin (PC, PS4, Xbox, Switch)

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Despite the issues that affected us all in 2020, there were still many games released, with some big hitters thrown into the mix. The staples of the EA sports world have come along as scheduled, with Madden, NBA and FIFA all getting new ’21 entries. PES has skipped a year though, only releasing an update rather than a whole new game.

Other franchises also saw new additions too with Watch Dogs Legion getting a release, while Dirt 5 was released in November. Assassin’s Creed returned too with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, their most successful game at launch yet and one that looks staggeringly good on both the next-gen machines.

Elsewhere, Marvel came along and gave us an Avengers game that got a mixed reception, despite giving us a solid campaign. And Switch gamers got a blast of nostalgia with the release of Mario 3D All-stars, a collection of 3D Mario games that includes the legendary Mario 64.

And of course, the next-generation of gaming is here and the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and the PS5 are finally here to play!

As for 2021, the first big-hitter of the year was Hitman 3, the highly anticipated conclusion to the recent trilogy. And here’s everything else that arrived on our consoles and computers in January 2021:

January 2021 video game releases

  • Ride 4 (PS5, Xbox Series X) – 21st January
  • Bladed Fury (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 22nd January
  • Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy (PC, PS4, PS5, Switch) – 26th January
  • Cyber Shadow (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 26th January
  • Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (PS4, Switch) – 28th January
  • Märchen Forest: Mylne and the Forest Gift (PC, PS4, Switch) – 28th January
  • The Medium (PC, Xbox) – 28th January
  • Sword of the Necromancer (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 28th January
  • The Yakuza Remastered Collection (PC, Xbox) – 28th January
  • Buddy Mission: Bond (Switch) – 29th January
  • Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne (PC, PS4, Switch) – 29th January
  • Gods Will Fall (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Stadia) – 29th January
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