Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019

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It’s a new year and 2019 comes with a whole list of video game release dates to watch out for in the coming months.

In this article:

  1. January Releases
  2. February Releases
  3. March Releases
  4. April Releases
  5. May Releases
  6. June Releases
  7. August Releases
  8. Video Games With No Release Dates Yet


2019 Video Game Release Dates to Mark on Your Calendar


January Releases

1. New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe — January 11

This new Super Mario Bros game also comes with New Super Luigi. It’s a family-friendly adventure with 164 platforming courses, and also comes with two new playable characters: Nabbit and Toadette.

Consoles: Nintendo Switch

2. Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition — January 11

The definitive edition marks the celebration of the game’s 10th anniversary and it comes with a whole set of remastered graphics, new characters, an expanded storyline, and more!

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

3. Onimusha: Warlords — January 15

Onimusha: Warlords | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Onimusha: Warlords Photo by Steam

This single-player, hack and slash RPG game is a remaster of the original PlayStation 2 game. Now, you can be a samurai fighting Japan’s most famous warlord during the Sengoku period on so many platforms!

RPG Video Game Definition: Also known as “Role-Playing (Video) Game,” this type of game puts players in the role of a character (or characters) in a story. The character’s actions, which are guided by in-game rules and guidelines, progress the narrative of the game.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

4. The Walking Dead: The Final Season Episode 3 — January 15

It’s the final season and the third episode is all about Clementine fighting to protect her newfound community of survivors. From the trailer, we also get to see a new way of surviving the Walkers: covering yourself in zombie guts.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

5. YIIK: A Postmodern RPG — January 18

This RPG style campaign features 25 hours of adventure in the late ’90s during a surreal time when the world is about to end. It comes with unique combat and epic battles, traps, and puzzles.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch

6. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown — January 18

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Photo by Steam

Ace Combat 7 is making the most out of their entry into new gaming consoles with the evolution of their graphics engine. You can expect realistic and engaging aerial battles with detailed cityscapes and weapons.

Consoles: PS4, Xbox One, PC (Feb 1)

7. Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes — January 18

It’s time for Travis to avenge the murder of his daughter while he gets sucked into the world of a gaming console. Just like the No More Heroes 2, this game is filled with hilarious interactions, co-op attacks, and iconic characters.

Consoles: Switch

8. Resident Evil 2 Remake — January 25

Resident Evil is a well-loved zombie game on any console, and this remake aims to modernize its storyline and game mode. Whether you’re a noobie to the series or you’ve been struggling to keep one eye open since the original games of the ’90s, you’ll realize why this game has stood the test of time.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

9. Kingdom Hearts III — January 29

Another game series that has been around for a while, Kingdom Hearts III follows the story of Sora and his friends, Goofy and Donald Duck, as they enter the world of Disney filled with iconic princesses and evil. The game still manages to sneak in a couple of surprises even after a couple of iterations —

Consoles: PS4, Xbox One

February Releases

10. Crackdown 3 — February 15

Crackdown 3 continues the gameplay of taking down kingpins and bosses, but in this third installment, everything can be virtually destroyed. Be careful, though since destructive environments can now hurt you as well.

Consoles: PC, Xbox One

11. Far Cry: New Dawn — February 15

This new storyline in Far Cry follows the story of twin sisters, Lou and Mickey, in a fight against Highwaymen in a post-apocalyptic lawless town.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

12. Jump Force — February 15

Jump Force | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Jump Force Photo by Steam

Jump Force is an arcade fighting game where famous manga heroes are part of a group called Jump Force. In this game, you’ll finally see some manga favorites like Naruto, Son Goku, and Ichigo Kurosaki onscreen together.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

13. Metro Exodus — February 15

Metro Exodus is a first-person shooting game that revolves around an epic story of horror, survival, and exploration. Immerse yourself in this open world filled with zombies and enemies.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

14. Anthem — February 22

Anthem is an online multiplayer game where you leave your homeworld to explore different planets and galaxies. It’s a third-person shooting game in an open world where you can interact with other players and build relationships with NPCs.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

15. Anno 1800 — February 26

Anno 1800 | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Anno 1800 Photo by Steam

Anno 1800 is a city-building strategy game set in the 19th century during the Industrial Revolution. It comes with additional gameplay features to choose from, such as multiplayer, story campaign, and sandbox mode.

Consoles: PC

16. Dirt Rally 2.0 — February 26

Dirt Rally 2.0 features four iconic locations from around the world and immersive gameplay where the smallest mistake can send you flying off the track.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

17. Trials Rising — February 26

Trials Rising is a multiplayer motorcycle racing game set in different courses filled with obstacles and iconic locations like Mount Everest and the Eiffel Tower.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

18. Left Alive — February 28

Left Alive is a first-person shooting game where you can play as any of the three unique protagonists and try your best to survive in a war-torn setting in 2127.

Consoles: PC, PS4

March Releases

19. Dead or Alive 6 — March 1

Dead or Alive 6 is the 19th installment in the series and it comes with graphics improvements to make the most out of its entry into new consoles. You’ll be able to see more realistic sweat, blood, and visible fighting marks on the characters for an elevated gaming experience.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

20. ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove — March 1

Back in the Groove will follow the same gameplay as the other ToeJam & Earl games with a few additional mini-games, additional characters, and cooperative gameplay.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

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21. Total War: Three Kingdoms — March 7

Total War: Three Kingdoms | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Total War: Three Kingdoms Photo by Steam

This 12th installment is another strategy game in the Total War series set during the warring times of Three Kingdoms in China. Choose between the warlords Sun Jian, Liu Bei, and Cao Cao.

Consoles: PC

22. Devil May Cry 5 — March 8

This is another fast-paced hack and slash game in the Devil May Cry series where you can play as Nero, Dante, or a mysterious new character, “V”.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

23. One Piece: World Seeker — March 15

One of the most anticipated video game release dates is the launch of this new One Piece game where you can set sail in Luffy’s point-of-view and meet familiar friends and enemies.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

24. Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 — March 15

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 comes with three different game modes (campaign, co-op, and PvP) with their own set of missions and challenges. There’s also a whole new set of weapons and gears that are customizable and have their own unique specializations.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

25. The Sinking City — March 21

The Sinking City is an open world mystery game set in H.P. Lovecraft’s works. Set in the 1920s, you’ll be playing as an investigator plagued with a flood that appears to have been caused by the supernatural.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

26. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice — March 22

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice lets you play as a disfigured warrior fighting to protect the descendant of an ancient bloodline during the 1500s during the Sengoku in Japan.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

27. Tropico 6 — March 29

Tropico 6 | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Tropico 6 Photo by Steam

Tropico 6 is a strategy game where you build your own empire. In this installment, you can now play on a large archipelago and manage different islands.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

April Releases

28. Mortal Kombat 11 — April 23

Mortal Kombat 11 is another installment in the series featuring iconic Mortal Kombat characters, Scorpion and Raiden. Be prepared for an action-packed fighting game with a lot more gore.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

29. Days Gone — April 26

Explore the post-apocalyptic open world in Days Gone as you try to survive as a former bounty hunter trying to escape the “Freakers,” zombie-like humans and animals. Use the various player options at your disposal, including stealth mode, crafting, and using long-range weapons.

Consoles: PS4

May Releases

30. Rage 2 — May 14

Rage 2 is another upcoming game in 2019 set in an open post-apocalyptic world. It’s a first-person shooting game where you’re fighting against packs of biomes and a new authoritarian rule that seeks complete obedience.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

31. Team Sonic Racing — May 21

This upcoming Sonic racing game is a spinoff with 15 playable characters and a whole lot of sports cars to choose from. It also has cooperative gameplay where teams of players can work together to win the race.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One

June Releases

32. Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled — June 21

Another classic game from the PlayStation 1 is making a comeback. This new Crash Bandicoot game comes with a whole new set of tracks, customizable karts, and online play.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

August Releases

33. Shenmue III — August 27

Shenmue III | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
Shenmue III Photo by Steam

This adventure fighting game set in 1980s China follows the story of a teenage martial artist looking for his father’s killer. We expect big things as Shenmue III is one of the most highly-funded video games to be released this year.

Consoles: PC, PS4

Video Games With No Release Dates Yet

There are upcoming games in 2019 with no precise release dates, but make sure your wallets are ready for sudden pre-orders to pop out in early 2019.

34. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: Legacy of the First Blade Episode 3

The 3rd episode of Legend of the First Blade is set to be released early this year, with episode 1 and episode 2 having been released in December last year and earlier this month respectively.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Xbox One

35. Blazing Chrome

Blazing Chrome is a must-have for fans of Contra and Metal Slug. In this game, the developers recreated 2D games with a different set of characters but familiar gameplay where human rebels fight to take control of society by overthrowing their machine overlords.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch

36. The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Photo by Steam

This sequel throws its four distinct protagonists (furry alien, a gnome mage, elf princess, and narcissistic human) in Aventasia where they must fight to protect it from a force that’s turning everything into puppies and dollhouses.

Consoles: Switch

37. Rad Rodgers Radical Edition

This new edition comes with additional game features including two-player co-op, battle mode, and additional characters. There will also be a new world, minigames, levels, abilities, and collectibles to look forward to.

Consoles: Switch

38. The Raven Remastered

This remaster of the mystery game set in 1964 London is filled with new characters, locations, voice acting, and improved animations. In this game, you take on the roles of different characters who are involved in a whodunnit adventure that starts when an ancient gem is stolen from the British Museum.

Consoles: Switch

39. RICO

RICO | Video Game Release Dates To Look Forward To In 2019
RICO Photo by Steam

RICO is an upcoming first-person shooting game with a co-op game mode where you and a friend play as police officers trying to crack down on a list of tough cases. Survive and finish each case with new weapons and traits and be prepared for new enemies to encounter.

Consoles: PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One


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Other video game release dates haven’t been announced, but there are a lot more games to look forward to in the coming months. In the meantime, keep your notifications on for updates on pre-orders and early releases. We hope this guide has helped you learn more about the upcoming games in 2019. Happy gaming!

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