Top PC | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | Games Release Dates In 2018!
While 2017 was packed with an assortment of amazing games, 2018 is primed with its own roster of exciting games, including heavy hitters like Red Dead Redemption 2, Anthem, God of War, Kingdom Hearts III, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and much more. To help you keep track of all the games coming out, we’ve compiled the release dates of all the biggest ones confirmed to come out in 2018 so far.
Top PC | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | Games Release Dates In 2018: 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.
|The Escapists 2||Switch||January 11|
|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|
|Lost Sphear||PS4, Switch, PC||January 23|
|OK KO: Let’s Play Heroes||PS4, Xbox One, PC||January 23|
|The Inpatient||PSVR||January 23|
|Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition||PS4, Vita||January 23|
|The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia||PS4||January 25|
|Dragon Ball FighterZ||PS4, Xbox One, PC||January 26|
|Monster Hunter World||PS4, Xbox One||January 26|
|Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT||PS4||January 30|
|Railway Empire||PS4, Xbox One||January 30|
|EA Sports UFC 3||PS4, Xbox One||February 2|
|Shadow of the Colossus||PS4||February 6|
|Dragon Quest Builders||Switch||February 9|
|The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia||PS4||February 9|
|Dynasty Warriors 9||PS4, Xbox One, PC||February 13|
|Kingdom Come: Deliverance||PS4, Xbox One, PC||February 13|
|Owlboy||PS4, Xbox One, Switch||February 13|
|Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology||3DS||February 13|
|Secret of Mana||PS4, PS Vita, PC||February 15|
|Bayonetta 2||Switch||February 16|
|Metal Gear Survive||PS4, Xbox One, PC||February 20|
|Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus||Switch||February 22|
|Payday 2||Switch||February 27|
|Bravo Team||PSVR||March 6|
|Devil May Cry HD Collection||PS4, Xbox One, PC||March 13|
|The Crew 2||PS4, Xbox One, PC||March 16|
|Attack on Titan 2||PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch||March 20|
|Sea of Thieves||Xbox One, PC||March 20|
|Yakuza 6: The Song of Life||PS4||March 20|
|Valkyria Chronicles 4||PS4||March 21|
|A Way Out||PS4, Xbox One, PC||March 23|
|Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom||PS4, PC||March 23|
|Far Cry 5||PS4, Xbox One, PC||March 27|
|MLB The Show 18||PS4||March 27|
|Agony||PS4, Xbox One, PC||March 30|
|We Happy Few||PS4, Xbox One, PC||April 13|
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.
|Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Anthem||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Code: Vein||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Crackdown 3||Xbox One, PC|
|Darksiders 3||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Detroit: Become Human||PS4|
|Dragon Quest XI||PS4, Switch, 3DS|
|Final Fantasy XV||PC|
|God of War||PS4|
|Jurassic World Evolution||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Kingdom Hearts III||PS4, Xbox One|
|Kirby Star Allies||Switch|
|Left Alive||PS4, Xbox One|
|Metro Exodus||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire||PC|
|Project Octopath Traveler||Switch|
|Red Dead Redemption 2||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|Sea of Thieves||Xbox One, PC|
|Shenmue III||PS4, PC|
|Skull & Bones||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|State of Decay 2||Xbox One, PC|
|Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection||PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch|
|Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes||Switch|
|Valkyria Chronicles 4||PS4, Xbox One, Switch|
|Vampyr||PS4, Xbox One, PC|
|The Walking Dead Season 4||TBA|
|The Wolf Among Us: Season 2||TBA|
|World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth||PC|
10 biggest upcoming games in 2018 on PS4, Xbox, Switch and PC
Nintendo Games Release Dates In 2018: 2017 proved a strong year for gaming, with some incredible titles released, and 2018 is shaping up to be another great year for players.
While there are still plenty of opportunities for publishers to surprise us with a host of revelations – particularly E3 and Gamescom in the summer months, which usually treat us to dozens of new announcements – here are 12 of the upcoming games we’re most excited about in the months ahead.
Monster Hunter World
Nintendo Games Release Dates In 2018: Capcom’s cult hit has been slowly growing in popularity outside of Japan for years, but Monster Hunter World could be when it boils over into full fledged hit. While earlier entries have been heavy on time-eating grinding – kill monsters, craft tougher armour and weapons from its carcass, hunt more powerful monsters, repeat – this will offer a deeper story to take players through its vast open world.
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Due out 26 Jan for PS4, with a PC release following in Autumn.
Sea of Thieves
Nintendo Games Release Dates In 2018: Rare’s multiplayer loot-hunter is shaping up to be great fun (if you have the right crew, at least), as you set sail to become a pirate legend in the heart of the Caribbean. Set to allow complete freedom as you hunt treasure, attack rival crews, or simply explore, it’s going to be a cruise to remember.
Due out 20 March for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.
Far Cry 5
Ps4 Games Release Dates In 2018: After Far Cry 4 felt like a redux of the third instalment, it’s promising to see an energy and boldness around Ubisoft’s fifth instalment in the open-world action series. Not dodging controversy, Far Cry 5 takes players to the USA for the first time, and focuses on your efforts to liberate the town of Hope County in Montana from a cult of religious extremists. Alongside Far Crystaples including free exploration, dozens of vehicles, and countless weapons, you’ll now be able to recruit Hope County’s residents to aid your rebellion.
Due out 27 March for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Ps4 Games Release Dates In 2018: Announced back in 2014 with some ambitious claims of how it would utilise Xbox One’s features – cloud computing for more advanced physics, an entirely destructible world, a free unicorn (that last one’s a lie) – 2018 looks like it might finally be the year that Crackdown returns. The series has always been one of the Xbox family’s best exclusives, with hi-tech agents using incredible arsenals to blast their surroundings to pieces with abandon, and this looks to continue the tradition – just on a grander scale.
Due out Spring 2018 for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC.
Red Dead Redemption 2
Ps4 Games Release Dates In 2018: Rockstar Games finally deliver one of the most requested sequels of all time in this breathtaking open world western. Seemingly set to offer a twist on The Magnificent Seven, players will take on the identity of outlaw Arthur Morgan and partner with the Van der Linde gang to make their mark on the American frontier. Expect a lengthy story campaign set before 2010’s Red Dead Redemption, but the real revelation could be the (still-undetailed) online features – Rockstar has had several years of Grand Theft Auto Online to prepare for whatever cowboy delights they unleash here.
Due out Spring 2018 for PS4 and Xbox One.
Kingdom Hearts III
PC Games Release Dates In 2018: After twelve years, almost a dozen spin-off games, and an entire console generation, the third ‘full’ Kingdom Hearts game is set to arrive this year. The story picks up with Sora, Donald, and Goofy searching for seven “guardians of light” in order to face down the series’ arch-villain, Master Xehanort – which may sound like nonsense to the uninitiated, but trust us, it’s a big deal. With more Disney worlds to explore than ever, including new additions based on Toy Story, Big Hero 6, and Tangled, and a story that ties together literally decades of plot threads, this is going to be one of the biggest JRPGs of the year.
Due out 2018, for PS4.
The Last of Us, Part II
PC Games Release Dates In 2018: Set five years after the original, this returns to protagonist Ellie for what director Neil Druckmann has promised will be an exploration of hate, and what it does to a person – potentially the opposite arc of the original. Either way, it’s shaping up to be another dark, mature, and emotionally challenging tale. Whether Naughty Dog actually gets it out this year remains to be seen, though
Due out 2018, for PS4.
Nintendo has been relatively quiet about its 2018 plans so far, but one of its more charming releases will be the latest platform adventure for Mario’s egg-gobbling dino chum. Taking on a papercraft style – similar to how Yoshi’s Woolly World was based on crochet puppets – players will guide Yoshi through a host of layered worlds. The twist seems to be that you’ll be able to affect fore- or background elements at will. Certain to be adorable, but also far tougher than it looks.
Due out 2018, for Nintendo Switch.
God of War
PC Games Release Dates In 2018: Sony’s ode to deicide is also set to return this year, but while this is a sequel to Greek warrior Kratos’ god-slaying sprees of yore, it also serves as a soft reboot for the series. Now set in the frozen climes of northern Europe, this will see Kratos as a father, guiding his son Atreus to adulthood while facing the monsters and gods of Norse myth. Expect more of an RPG edge than in past instalments too, as well as Kratos swapping his iconic chained blades for the new, elementally powered Leviathan Axe.
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
Still one of Japan’s biggest RPG series, the latest chapter in the storied Dragon Quest franchise launched last summer in its homeland. The western release, later this year, is quite a big deal though, as Dragon Quest X never left Japan. Echoes of an Elusive Age features a player-created hero setting out on a journey after discovering he’s the reincarnation of a legendary warrior. Available on PS4 and 3DS in Japan, with gameplay differences between the formats, hopefully both versions will make it westward.
Due out 2018, for PS4 and Nintendo 3DS, with a Nintendo Switch version to follow.