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Game Release Dates Of 2019: Death Stranding, Witcher 3 Switch, Final Fantasy 8 Remaster

Below you can see release dates for the biggest games of 2019.

There is an assortment of exciting new games coming out this year. While we've made it through the halfway mark of the year, there's still plenty on the way and you won't have to wait long, either. Highly-anticipated games like Pokemon Sword & Shield, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, and The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening remake make up only a tiny number of what's ahead. (And that's not to mention other big games, like Resident Evil 2 Remake and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice that have already arrived in the early half of the year.)

The latter half of 2019 is sure to be an exciting time to play games. While it seems as if next-generation consoles like Sony's PS5 and Microsoft's Project Scarlett are just around the corner, you won't have to worry about any shortage of exciting new games. They're still coming

To help you keep track of all the games coming out next year, we've compiled a list of all the noteworthy release dates for the biggest ones confirmed to come out in 2019 so far. More release dates are likely to be confirmed as the year goes on, so be sure to check back often as we update this article with new additions or potential changes. Which games are you looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey3DSJanuary 11Amazon
New Super Mario Bros U DeluxeSwitchJanuary 11Amazon
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive EditionPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchJanuary 11Amazon
Onimusha: WarlordsPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchJanuary 15Amazon
The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 3PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchJanuary 15Amazon
YIIK: A Postmodern RPGPS4, PC, SwitchJanuary 18PlayStation,
Ace Combat 7: Skies UnknownPS4, Xbox OneJanuary 18Amazon
Travis Strikes Again: No More HeroesSwitchJanuary 18Amazon
Life is Strange 2: Episode 2PS4, Xbox One, PCJanuary 24Amazon
Resident Evil 2 RemakePS4, Xbox One, PCJanuary 25Amazon
Kingdom Hearts IIIPS4, Xbox OneJanuary 29Amazon


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Ace Combat 7: Skies UnknownPCFebruary 1Steam
WargrooveSwitchFebruary 1Amazon
Apex LegendsPS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 4PlayStation,
Etrian Odyssey: Nexus3DSFebruary 5Amazon
The Occupation PS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 5Amazon,
God Eater 3PS4, PCFebruary 8Amazon,
The Liar Princess and the Blind PrincePS4, SwitchFebruary 12PlayStation,
Final Fantasy IXXbox One, SwitchFebruary 13Microsoft,
Crackdown 3Xbox One, PCFebruary 15Amazon
Far Cry: New DawnPS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 15Amazon
Jump ForcePS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 15Amazon,
Metro ExodusPS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 15Amazon,
Yakuza Kiwami PCFebruary 19Steam
AnthemPS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 22Amazon
Dirt Rally 2.0PS4, Xbox One, PCFebruary 26Amazon,
The Lego Movie 2PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchFebruary 26Amazon,
Trials RisingPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchFebruary 26Amazon
Deltarune: Chapter 1SwitchFebruary 28Nintendo


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Dead or Alive 6PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 1Amazon,
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the GroovePS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMarch 1PlayStation,
Left AlivePS4, PCMarch 5Amazon
Devil May Cry 5PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 8Amazon,
Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn3DSMarch 8Amazon
The Caligula Effect: OverdosePS4, Switch, PCMarch 12Amazon,
Tom Clancy's The Division 2PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 15Amazon
One Piece: World SeekerPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 16Amazon,
Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon: Every BuddyPS4, SwitchMarch 20PlayStation,
The Sinking CityPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 21Amazon,
Sekiro: Shadows Die TwicePS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 22Amazon
Final Fantasy VIIXbox One, SwitchMarch 26Microsoft,
Assassin's Creed III RemasteredPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 29Amazon
Danganronpa TrilogyPS4March 29Amazon
Tropico 6PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 29Amazon
Yoshi's Crafted WorldSwitchMarch 29Amazon


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Bomber Crew: Complete EditionPS4, SwitchApril 2Amazon
Darksiders: Warmastered EditionSwitchApril 2Amazon
Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World MissionPC, SwitchApril 5Amazon
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney TrilogyPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchApril 9PlayStation,
Dangerous DrivingPS4, Xbox OneApril 9Amazon
Neo Atlas 1469SwitchApril 9Amazon
Zanki Zero: Last BeginningPS4, PCApril 9Amazon,
Earth Defense Force: Iron RainPS4April 11PlayStation
Hellblade: Senua's SacrificeSwitchApril 11Nintendo
Konami Anniversary Collection: Arcade ClassicsSwitchApril 18Nintendo
Anno 1800PCApril 16Ubisoft
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD RemasterXbox One, SwitchApril 16Amazon
World War ZPS4, Xbox One, PCApril 16Amazon,
CupheadSwitchApril 18Nintendo
Katana ZeroSwitchApril 18Amazon
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen SwitchApril 23Nintendo
Mortal Kombat 11PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchApril 23Amazon
SteamWorld Quest: Hand of the GilgamechSwitchApril 25Nintendo
Boxboy + BoxgirlSwitchApril 26Amazon
Days GonePS4April 26Amazon
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac AgeXbox One, SwitchApril 30Amazon


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel IIPS4May 7Amazon
Life is Strange 2: Episode 3PS4, Xbox One, PCMay 9PlayStation,
Yakuza Kiwami 2PCMay 9Steam
A Plague Tale: InnocencePS4, Xbox One, PCMay 14Amazon,
Rage 2PS4, Xbox One, PCMay 14Amazon
Bubsy: Paws on Fire!PS4, Switch, PCMay 19Amazon,
Assassin's Creed III RemasteredSwitchMay 21Amazon
Everybody's Golf VRPSVRMay 21Amazon
Resident Evil 0SwitchMay 21Nintendo
Resident EvilSwitchMay 21Nintendo
Resident Evil 4SwitchMay 21Nintendo
Team Sonic RacingPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMay 21Amazon,
Total War: Three KingdomsPCMay 23Steam
Trover Saves The UniversePSVRMay 31Amazon


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
The Elder Scrolls Online: ElsweyrPS4, Xbox One, PCJune 4Amazon
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IIPS4June 4Amazon
Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth3DSJune 4Amazon
Trover Saves The UniversePCJune 4Steam
Octopath TravelerPCJune 7Steam
Cadence of HyruleSwitchJune 13Nintendo
Blaster Master ZeroPCJune 14Steam
Bloodstained: Ritual of the NightPS4, Xbox One, PCJune 18Amazon
Crash Team Racing Nitro FueledPS4, Xbox One, SwitchJune 21Amazon
Heavy RainPCJune 24Epic
Bloodstained: Ritual of the NightSwitchJune 25Amazon
JudgmentPS4June 25Amazon
Samurai Shodown (2019)PS4, Xbox OneJune 25Amazon
The Sinking CityPS4, Xbox One, PCJune 27Amazon,
F1 2019PS4, Xbox One, PCJune 28Amazon,
Super Mario Maker 2SwitchJune 28Amazon


GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Apex Legends Season 2PS4, Xbox One, PCJuly 2
Final Fantasy XIV: Shadow BringersPS4, PCJuly 2
Stranger Things 3: The GamePS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchJuly 4
Sea of SolitudePS4, Xbox One, PCJuly 5

PlayStation, Microsoft

Senran Kagura: Peach BallSwitchJuly 9
Umihara Kawase Fresh!SwitchJuly 9
Dr. Mario World iOS, AndroidJuly 10
Blazing ChromePS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchJuly 11
Dragon Quest Builders 2SwitchJuly 12Amazon
God Eater 3SwitchJuly 12
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black OrderSwitchJuly 19
Beyond: Two SoulsPCJuly 22
The Ninja Saviors: Return of the WarriorsPS4, SwitchJuly 25
Raiden V: Director's CutSwitchJuly 25
DoomSwitchJuly 26
Doom IISwitchJuly 26
Doom IIISwitchJuly 26
Fire Emblem: Three HousesSwitchJuly 26Amazon
Kill la Kill: IfPS4, PC, SwitchJuly 26Amazon
Wolfenstein: YoungbloodPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchJuly 26Amazon,
Mutant Year Zero Road to Eden: Deluxe EditionSwitchJuly 30


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Madden NFL 20PS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 2
The Church in the DarknessPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchAugust 2
Age of Wonders: PlanetfallPCAugust 6
Metal Wolf Chaos XDPS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 6
Pillars of EternitySwitchAugust 8
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Complete EditionSwitchAugust 9
Friday the 13th: The GameSwitchAugust 13
Rebel Galaxy OutlawPCAugust 13
EricaPS4August 19
Hotline Miami CollectionSwitchAugust 19
SuperhotSwitchAugust 19
RadPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchAugust 20
Remnant: From the AshesPS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 20PlayStation,
Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link EvolutionSwitchAugust 20
Life is Strange 2: Episode 4PS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 22PlayStation,
OninakiPS4, PC, SwitchAugust 22
Ancestors: The Humankind OdysseyPCAugust 27Steam
The Bard’s Tale IV: Director's CutPS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 27
CrystarPS4, PCAugust 27
ControlPS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 27Best Buy,
World of Warcraft: ClassicPCAugust 27
Azur Lane: CrosswavePS4August 29
Pokémon MastersiOS, AndroidAugust 29
Astral ChainSwitchAugust 30Amazon
Blair WitchXbox One, PCAugust 30
The Dark Pictures: Man of MedanPS4, Xbox One, PCAugust 30
The Ninja Saviors: Return of the WarriorsPS4, SwitchAugust 30


GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Catherine: Full BodyPS4September 3Amazon
Phoenix Point PCSeptember 3
Final Fantasy VIII RemasteredPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchSeptember 3
Spyro Reignited TrilogyPC, SwitchSeptember 3
Monster Hunter World: IcebornePS4, Xbox OneSeptember 6
Gears 5Xbox One, PCSeptember 10Amazon, Steam
Borderlands 3 PS4, Xbox One, PCSeptember 13Amazon,
Daemon X MachinaSwitchSeptember 13Amazon
NHL 20PS4, Xbox OneSeptember 13
AI: The Somnium FilesPS4, PC, SwitchSeptember 17Amazon,
The Legend of Zelda: Link's AwakeningSwitchSeptember 20Amazon
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (Remaster)PS4, PC, SwitchSeptember 20
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced EditionPS4, Xbox One, SwitchSeptember 24
Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced EditionPS4, Xbox One, SwitchSeptember 24
Contra: Rogue CorpsPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchSeptember 24
Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition PS4, Xbox One, SwitchSeptember 24
The Surge 2PS4, Xbox One, SwitchSeptember 24
Code VeinPS4, Xbox One, PCSeptember 27Amazon
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionSwitchSeptember 27Amazon
FIFA 20PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchSeptember 27


GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon BreakpointPS4, Xbox One, PCOctober 4Amazon,
The Alliance Alive HD RemasteredPS4, SwitchOctober 8
IndivisiblePS4, Xbox One, PCOctober 8
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete EditionSwitchOctober 15
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Complete EditionSwitch, PCOctober 18
Call of Duty: Modern WarfarePS4, Xbox One, PCOctober 25
MediEvilPS4October 25Amazon
The Outer WorldsPS4, Xbox One, PCOctober 25
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutPS4, Switch, PCOctober 31
Luigi's Mansion 3SwitchOctober 31


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GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Planet ZooPCNovember 5
Death StrandingPS4November 8Amazon
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire's ConspiracySwitchNovember 8
Pokemon Sword & ShieldSwitchNovember 15Amazon
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderPS4, Xbox One, PCNovember 15Amazon
Shenmue IIIPS4, PCNovember 19Amazon,
Doom EternalPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchNovember 22


GamePlatformRelease DateBuy / Pre-Order
Life is Strange 2: Episode 5PS4, Xbox One, PCDecember 3PlayStation,
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced EditionPS4, Xbox One, SwitchDecember 3
Ancestors: The Humankind OdysseyPS4, Xbox OneDecember TBAN/A

Big Games Confirmed for 2019

Below you can find a list of the biggest games that don't have explicit release dates but are confirmed to release sometime in 2019. We'll be moving each of these games into the release date sections above as soon as official dates are announced.

Babylon's FallPS4, PC
BattletoadsXbox One, PC
Doraemon: Nobita's Story of SeasonsSwitch
Town (Working Title)Switch
Twin MirrorPS4, Xbox One, PC

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Matt Espineli

Matt Espineli is an Editor at GameSpot. He loves MGS, film noir, and westerns, but he very much loves YOU too.
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