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.


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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


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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 PS4, Xbox One, 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


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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


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Game Platform Release Date
Extinction PS4, Xbox One, PC April 10
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Xbox One Aprila 11
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life PS4 April 17
Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia PC April 19
God of War PS4 April 20
Nintendo Labo Variety Kit Switch April 20
Nintendo Labo Robot Kit Switch April 20
Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch April 24
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Switch April 24


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Game Platform Release Date
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Switch May 4
Conan Exiles PS4, Xbox One, PC May 8
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire PC May 8
Dragon’s Crown Pro PS4 May 15
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time PS4, PC May 15
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux 3DS May 15
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition Switch May 18
Little Nightmares: Complete Edition Switch May 18
Mega Man Legacy Collection Switch May 22
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Switch May 22
State of Decay 2 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, Switch, PC May 25
Detroit: Become Human PS4 May 25
Everspace PS4 May 29


Game Platform Release Date
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle PS4, PC, Switch June 5
Onrush PS4, Xbox One June 5
Vampyr PS4, Xbox One, Pc June 5
Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido Switch, 3DS June 8
Jurassic World Evolution PS4, Xbox One, PC June 12
Mario Tennis Aces Switch June 22
The Crew 2 PS4, Xbox One, PC June 29


Game Platform Release Date
Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy Xbox One, Switch, PC July 10
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Switch July 13
Octopath Traveler Switch July 13


Game Platform Release Date
WarioWare Gold 3DS August 3
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth PC August 14


Game Platform Release Date
Shadow of the Tomb Raider PS4, Xbox One, PC September 14
Spyro Reignited Trilogy PS4, Xbox One September 21


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Game Platform Release Date
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PS4, Xbox One, PC October 12
Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4, Xbox One October 26

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
The Crew 2 PS4, Xbox One, PC
Darksiders 3 PS4, Xbox One, PC
Dragon Quest XI PS4, Switch, 3DS
Jurassic World Evolution PS4, Xbox One, PC
Kingdom Hearts III PS4, Xbox One
Left Alive PS4, Xbox One
Metro Exodus PS4, Xbox One, PC
Persona Q2 3DS
Runner3 Switch
Shenmue III PS4, PC
Skull & Bones PS4, Xbox One, PC
Spider-Man PS4
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
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