Video Game Release Date Schedule 2018

It's a good time to be a gamer. Not only did 2017 play host to some of the best games in the current generation, it also laid down a solid foundation full of great experiences for players to enjoy while waiting for some of the biggest releases of 2018 to make their debut. Toward that front, there are a lot of big-name titles set to release this year, so we've put together a list of all of the most noteworthy games we're expecting to play in 2018, spanning from the PC to home consoles and mobile to VR and beyond.

This list is definitely subject to change, which is why we're going to continually update it throughout the year with all of the latest release date information from events like E3, PAX, or even Nintendo's frequent Nintendo Direct presentations. Keep checking back as we update the schedule with new game release dates and announcements as well as any potential changes to previously-revealed release dates.

Last updated: January 16, 2018.


Though we might still be busy with some of our favorite games of 2017, January 2018 will see several new titles that ought to be able to tide over even the hungriest of players for months to come, including the likes of Lost Sphear on the Switch and the promising release of Monster Hunter: World on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The Escapists 2 (Nintendo Switch) - January 11
Furi (Nintendo Switch) - January 11
Super Meat Boy (Nintendo Switch) - January 11
Sega Slots (iOS, Android) - January 12
Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition (PC, PlayStation 4) – January 16
Ambition of the Slimes (Nintendo Switch) - January 18
Darkest Dungeon (Nintendo Switch) - January 18
Power Spikes II (Nintendo Switch) - January 18
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory (PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita) – January 19
Kirby Battle Royale (Nintendo 3DS) – January 19
Night in the Woods (Nintendo Switch) - January 19
Lost Sphear (PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch) – January 23
The Inpatient (PlayStation VR) - January 23
Celeste (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch) - January 25
The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia (PlayStation 4) – January 25
Dragon Ball FighterZ (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – January 26
Monster Hunter: World (PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – January 26
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT (PlayStation 4) – January 30
Unicycle Hero (iOS) - January 31


February of 2018 will play host to several big-name releases, most notably including the Shadow of the Colossus remaster for PlayStation 4 as well as Metal Gear Survive, the latest game to make use of the Fox Engine.

Shadow of the Colossus (PlayStation 4) – February 6
Dragon Quest Builders (Nintendo Switch) - February 9
Dynasty Warriors 9 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – February 13
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – February 13
Owlboy (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch) – February 13
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology (Nintendo 3DS) – February 13
Secret of Mana (PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita) – February 15
Fe (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch) - February 16
Metal Gear Survive (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) - February 20
Immortal Redneck (Nintendo Switch) - February 27
Payday 2 (Nintendo Switch) - February 27


Bravo Team (PlayStation VR) - March 6
Devil May Cry HD Collection (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) - March 13
Kirby Star Allies (Nintendo Switch) - March 16
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (PlayStation 4) – March 20
Detective Pikachu (Nintendo 3DS) - March 23
Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom (PC, PlayStation 4) – March 23
Far Cry 5 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) - March 27

Other Notable 2018 Releases

They say patience is a virtue, and it's one that players will have plenty of time to work on while waiting for more solid information regarding the following games that are slated to release at an unspecified date later this year.

A Plague Tale: Innocence (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Xbox One)
Age of Empires 4 (PC)
Anno 1800 (PC)
Antigraviator (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Ape Out (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Artifact (PC)
Ashen (PC, Xbox One)
Battalion 1944 (PC)
Battlezone: Combat Commander (PC)
Bayonetta 3 (Nintendo Switch)
Below (PC, Xbox One)
Beyond Good and Evil 2
Biomutant (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle
Blood and Truth (PlayStation VR)

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One)
Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Children of Morta (PlayStation 4)
Code Vein (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Concrete Genie (PlayStation 4)
Darksiders 3 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Dark Souls Remastered (Nintendo Switch) - May 25
Days Gone (PlayStation 4)
Dead Dozen (PC)
Death Stranding (PlayStation 4)
Detroit: Become Human (PlayStation 4)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze (Nintendo Switch) - May 4.
Donut County (PC, PlayStation 4)
Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age (3DS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4)
Dragon’s Crown Pro (PlayStation 4)
Dreams (PlayStation 4)
Earth Defence Force: Iron Rain (PlayStation 4)
Fantasy Strike (PlayStation 4)
Firewall: Zero Hour (PlayStation VR)
Frostpunk (PC)
Ghost of Tsushima (PlayStation 4)
GreedFall (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Guacamelee 2 (PlayStation 4)
Hollowpoint (PC)
Horizon Chase Turbo (PlayStation 4)
Hover (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition (Nintendo Switch)
Insurgency: Sandstorm (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Katana Zero (PC)
Left Alive (PC, PlayStation 4)
Lord of the Rings Living Card Game (PC)
Lost Soul Aside (PC, PlayStation 4)
Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo Switch)
Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries (PC)
MediEvil (PlayStation 4)
Mercenaries Saga Chronicles (Nintendo Switch) - February
Metroid Prime 4 (Nintendo Switch)
Minit (PC)
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One)
Monster Hunter World (PC)
Moonlighter (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
Morphies Law (Nintendo Switch)
Moss (PlayStation VR)
Mothergunship (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord (PC)
Mugsters (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Mulaka (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
My Hero Academia: One’s Justice (PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One)
Neopolis (PC, PlayStation 4)
No Heroes Allowed (PlayStation VR)
Omen of Sorrow (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
One Piece World Seeker (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Ori and the Will of the Wisps (PC, Xbox One)
Patapon 2 Remastered (PlayStation 4)
Phantom Doctrine (PC)
Pokemon (untitled entry) (Nintendo Switch)
Project Octopath Traveler (Nintendo Switch)
Psychonauts 2 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Racing Apex (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
RiftStar Raiders (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
Routine (PC)
Sea of Solitude (PC)
Shin Megami Tensei V (Nintendo Switch)

Sky (iOS, Apple TV)
Soulcalibur 6 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Space Hulk: Deathwing – Enhanced Edition (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Spelunky 2 (PC, PlayStation 4)
Spider-Man (PlayStation 4)
Star Child (PlayStation VR)
Steep (Nintendo Switch)
Strange Brigade (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Super Meat Boy Forever (Nintendo Switch)
Super Cane Magic ZERO (Nintendo Switch)
Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (3DS)
The Church in the Darkness (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
The Crew 2 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
The Gardens Between (PlayStation 4)
The Hong Kong Massacre (PlayStation 4)
The Last Night (PC, Xbox One)

The Last of Us Part 2 (PlayStation 4)
The Walking Dead: The Final Season (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
The World Ends With You -Final Remix- (Nintendo Switch)
Titan Quest (Nintendo Switch)
Tower 57 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (Nintendo Switch)
UFC 3 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Unto the End (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Valkyria Chronicles 4 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)
Vane (PlayStation 4)
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Witchfire (PC)
Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus (Nintendo Switch)
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (PC)
World War Z (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA (Nintendo Switch)