Game Release Dates Of 2018: Red Dead Redemption 2, Far Cry 5, And More

Below you can release dates for the biggest games releasing in 2018 so far.

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Now Playing: The Biggest Games Coming In 2018

There was a wealth of amazing games to play in 2017. However, it seems 2018 is primed with its own roster of exciting new games, including big-budget adventures like Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, Sea of Thieves, Kingdom Hearts III, Crackdown 3, and a whole lot more. To help you keep track of all the games coming out, we've compiled all the 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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GamePlatformRelease Date
The Escapists 2SwitchJanuary 11
Forged Battalion PCJanuary 16
Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced EditionPS4, Xbox OneJanuary 16
Street Fighter V: Arcade EditionPS4, PCJanuary 16
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's MemoryPS4, VitaJanuary 19
Kirby Battle Royale3DSJanuary 19
IconoclastsPS4, VitaJanuary 23
Lost SphearPS4, Switch, PCJanuary 23
OK KO: Let's Play HeroesPS4, Xbox One, PCJanuary 23
The InpatientPSVRJanuary 23
My Time at PortiaPCJanuary 23
Velocity 2X: Critical Mass EditionPS4, VitaJanuary 23
CelestePS4, Switch, PCJanuary 25
Dust and SaltPCJanuary 25
Dragon Ball FighterZPS4, Xbox One, PCJanuary 26
Monster Hunter WorldPS4, Xbox OneJanuary 26
Railway EmpirePCJanuary 26
Dissidia: Final Fantasy NTPS4January 30
Railway EmpirePS4, Xbox OneJanuary 30


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GamePlatformRelease Date
Batallion 1944 (Early Access)PCFebruary 1
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgePCFebruary 1
Night in the WoodsSwitchFebruary 1
SteamWorld DigSwitchFebruary 1
EA Sports UFC 3PS4, Xbox OneFebruary 2
Shadow of the ColossusPS4February 6
Civilization VI: Rise and Fall (Expansion)PCFebruary 8
Dragon Quest BuildersSwitchFebruary 9
The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of BritanniaPS4February 9
Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late[st]PS4, PS3, VitaFebruary 9
Crossing Souls PS4, PCFebruary 13
Dynasty Warriors 9PS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 13
The Fall 2: UnboundPS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 13
Kingdom Come: DeliverancePS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 13
OwlboyPS4, Xbox One, SwitchFebruary 13
The Longest Five MinutesSwitch, Vita, PCFebruary 13
Monster Energy Supercross: The Official VideogamePS4, Xbox One, Switch, PCFebruary 13
Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology3DSFebruary 13
Secret of ManaPS4, PS Vita, PCFebruary 15
Bayonetta + Bayonetta 2SwitchFebruary 16
FePS4, Xbox One, Switch, PCFebruary 16
Age of Empires: Definitive EditionPCFebruary 20
Metal Gear SurvivePS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 20
Xenon Valkyrie+Xbox OneFebruary 20
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 PlusSwitchFebruary 22
Stellaris: ApocalypsePCFebruary 22
Past CurePS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 23
Sword Art Online: Fatal BulletPS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 23
Yume Nikki: Dream DiaryPCFebruary 23
GravelXbox OneFebruary 26
De Blob 2PS4, Xbox OneFebruary 27
Immortal RedneckXbox OneFebruary 27
Payday 2SwitchFebruary 27
Riftstar RaidersXbox OneFebruary 27


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Bravo TeamPSVRMarch 6
Final Fantasy XV: Royal EditionPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 6
FranticsPS4March 6
Scribblenauts ShowdownPS4, Xbox One, SwitchMarch 6
Fear Effect SednaPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMarch 6
Devil May Cry HD CollectionPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 13
GolemPSVRMarch 13
Pure Farming 2018PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 13
Kirby Star AlliesSwitchMarch 16
Assassin's Creed Rogue: RemasteredPS4, Xbox OneMarch 20
Attack on Titan 2PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMarch 20
Sea of ThievesXbox One, PCMarch 20
Titan QuestPS4, Xbox OneMarch 20
A Way OutPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 23
Detective Pikachu3DSMarch 23
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant KingdomPS4, PCMarch 23
Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious PaintingsPS4, PC, SwitchMarch 27
Far Cry 5PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 27
MLB The Show 18PS4March 27
AgonyPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 30


GamePlatformRelease Date
Pillars of Eternity II: DeadfirePCApril 3
ExtinctionPS4, Xbox One, PCApril 10
Yakuza 6: The Song of LifePS4April 17
Total War Saga: Thrones of BritanniaPCApril 19
God of WarPS4April 20
Nintendo Labo Variety KitSwitchApril 20
Nintendo Labo Robot KitSwitchApril 20
Adventure Time: Pirtes of the EnchiridionPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchApril 24


GamePlatformRelease Date
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical FreezeSwitchMay 4
Conan ExilesPS4, Xbox One, PCMay 8
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux3DSMay 15
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive EditionSwitchMay 18
State of Decay 2Xbox One, PCMay 22
Dark Souls RemasteredPS4, Xbox One, Switch, PCMay 25
Detroit: Become HumanPS4May 25


GamePlatformRelease Date
BlazBlue: Cross Tag BattlePS4, PC, SwitchJune 5
OnrushPS4, Xbox OneJune 5
VampyrPS4, Xbox One, PcJune 5
Mario Tennis AcesSwitchJune 22


GamePlatformRelease Date
Captain Toad: Treasure TrackerSwitchJuly 13
Octopath TravelerSwitchJuly 13


GamePlatformRelease Date
World of Warcraft: Battle for AzerothPCSeptember 21


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GamePlatformRelease Date
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4PS4, Xbox One, PCOctober 12
Red Dead Redemption 2PS4, Xbox OneOctober 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.

Ace Combat 7: Skies UnknownPS4, Xbox One, PC
Code: VeinPS4, Xbox One, PC
Crackdown 3Xbox One, PC
The Crew 2PS4, Xbox One, PC
Darksiders 3PS4, Xbox One, PC
Dragon Quest XIPS4, Switch, 3DS
Jurassic World EvolutionPS4, Xbox One, PC
Kingdom Hearts IIIPS4, Xbox One
Left AlivePS4, Xbox One
Metro ExodusPS4, Xbox One, PC
Persona Q23DS
Shenmue IIIPS4, PC
Skull & BonesPS4, Xbox One, PC
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary CollectionPS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
Super Smash Bros. (Working Title)Switch
Travis Strikes Again: No More HeroesSwitch
Valkyria Chronicles 4PS4, Xbox One, Switch
The Walking Dead Season 4TBA
The Wolf Among Us: Season 2TBA
Yoshi (2018)Switch

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