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All the new video games launching in 2023

2023 will be a massive year for new games

The greatly anticipated The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom launches May 12 on Nintendo Switch, and will likely be one of 2023’s biggest games.
| Image: Nintendo EDP/Nintendo

More than 100 major video game releases are expected in 2023, from highly anticipated RPGs like Starfield, Final Fantasy 16, and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, to new, mainline entries in series like Marvel’s Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed, and Street Fighter, and the long-awaited return of franchises like Diablo and Pikmin.

While video game release dates are constantly in flux, Polygon’s guide to the video games coming out in 2023 will be regularly updated with new games, new release dates, and games’ inevitable delays. Here’s a look at what the year has in store for upcoming games.

New video games in 2023

January

  • One Piece Odyssey (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 13
  • Persona 3 Portable (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 19
  • Persona 4 Golden (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 19
  • Colossal Cave (Mac, Meta Quest 2, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 19
  • Fire Emblem Engage (Nintendo Switch) — Jan. 20
  • Forspoken (PlayStation 5, Windows PC) — Jan. 24
  • NBA All-World (Android, iOS) — Jan. 24
  • Hi-Fi Rush (Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 25
  • Dead Space (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 27
  • Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition (Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Jan. 31
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One) — Jan. 31
A wizard faces down a dragon in a screenshot from Hogwarts Legacy
Hogwarts Legacy
Image: Avalanche Software/Portkey Games/Warner Bros. Games

February

  • Deliver Us Mars (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 2
  • Hogwarts Legacy (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 10
  • Tomb Raider Reloaded (Android, iOS) — Feb. 14
  • Theatrhythm Final Bar Line (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4) — Feb. 16
  • Wild Hearts (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 17
  • Atomic Heart (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 21
  • Like a Dragon: Ishin! (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 21
  • PlayStation VR 2 launches (PlayStation 5) — Feb. 22
  • Horizon Call of the Mountain (PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Fantavision 202X (PlayStation 5, PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Moss (PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Moss: Book 2 (PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Puzzling Places (PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Rez Infinite (PS5, PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Tetris Effect: Connected (PS5, PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Zenith: The Last City (PlayStation VR 2) — Feb. 22
  • Blood Bowl 3 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 23
  • Company of Heroes 3 (Windows PC) — Feb. 23
  • Sons of the Forest (Windows PC) — Feb. 23
  • Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe (Nintendo Switch) — Feb. 24
  • Kerbal Space Program 2 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 24 (early access)
  • Octopath Traveler 2 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC) — Feb. 24
  • Destiny 2: Lightfall (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — Feb. 28
A golfer in a blue shirt and white pants swings an iron on the Pebble Beach fairway, with three yachts in the distance off the Monterey coastline, in EA Sports PGA Tour Image: EA Tiburon/Electronic Arts

March

  • Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — March 3
  • Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — March 9
  • Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon (Nintendo Switch) — March 17
  • WWE 2K23 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — March 17
  • EA Sports PGA Tour (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — March 24
  • Resident Evil 4 Remake (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — March 24
  • Crime Boss: Rockay City (Windows PC) — March 28
  • The Last of Us Part I (PC) — March 28
  • MLB The Show 23 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — March 28
  • Dredge (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — March 30
  • System Shock remake (Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — TBA
  • Sifu (Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — TBA
Cal Kestis engages in a lightsaber battle with a masked opponent in a screenshot from Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Image: Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts

April

  • Hogwarts Legacy (PlayStation 4, Xbox One) — April 4
  • Meet Your Maker (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — April 4
  • GrimGrimoire OnceMore (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5) — April 4
  • Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC) — April 14
  • Minecraft Legends (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — April 18
  • Dead Island 2 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — April 28
  • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — April 28
  • Star Trek: Resurgence (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — TBA

May

  • Redfall (Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — May 2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo Switch) — May 12
  • Amnesia: The Bunker (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — May 16
  • Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — May 28
An angel rises above the player in Diablo 4, holding their hands in front of their golden wings
Diablo 4
Image: Blizzard Entertainment

June

  • Street Fighter 6 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — June 2
  • Diablo 4 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) — June 6
  • Final Fantasy 16 (PlayStation 5) — June 22
  • RoboCop: Rogue City (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X) — TBA

July

  • Hogwarts Legacy (Nintendo Switch) — July 25

August

  • Baldur’s Gate 3 (Windows PC) — TBA

2023 video games with a launch window, but no date

Q1 (January-March)

  • AEW Fight Forever (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Deceive Inc (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Rise of the Triad: Ludicrous Edition (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Tortuga: A Pirate’s Tale (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
an image of a character wielding a magical staff in fae farms. they appear to be firing a magical projectile.
Fae Farm
Image: Phoenix Labs

Q2 (April-June)

  • Fae Farm (Nintendo Switch)
  • Nine Sols (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC)
  • Valheim (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)

Q3 (July-September)

  • EA Sports FC (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • F1 23 (PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Madden NFL 24 (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • NBA 2K24 (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • R-Type Tactics I-II Cosmos (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC)
Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth
Image: Square Enix

Q4 (October-December)

  • Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth (PlayStation 5)
  • NHL 24 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X)
  • The Day Before (Windows PC)

First half of 2023 (Jan. 1-June 30)

  • DNF Duel (Nintendo Switch)
  • Forza Motorsport (Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Hollow Knight: Silksong (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Homeworld 3 (Windows PC)
  • Layers of Fears (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • STALKER 2: Heart of Chornobyl (Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Starfield (Windows PC, Xbox Series X)

Midyear (April 1-Sept. 30)

  • Bomb Rush Cyberfunk (Nintendo Switch, Windows PC)
  • The Expanse: A Telltale Series (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Freedom Planet 2 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Goodbye Volcano High (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC)
  • Rune Factory 3 Special (Nintendo Switch)
  • Story of Seasons: A Wonderful Life (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)

Second half of 2023

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 (PlayStation 5) - “Fall 2023” release
Basim from Assassin’s Creed Mirage jumping down from above a bunch of people
Assassin’s Creed Mirage
Image: Ubisoft

Games expected in 2023 with no launch date

  • After the Fall (PlayStation VR 2)
  • Age of Empires 4 (Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Alan Wake 2 (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Aliens: Dark Descent (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Ark 2 (Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Armored Core 6 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Assassin’s Creed Mirage (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Atlas Fallen (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Black Myth: Wukong (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Blood Bowl 3 (Nintendo Switch)
  • Blue Protocol (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Cities VR – Enhanced Edition (PlayStation VR 2)
  • Convergence: A League of Legends Story (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Crash Team Rumble (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Crime Boss: Rockay City (consoles)
  • Crossfire: Sierra Squad (PlayStation VR2)
  • Disney Speedstorm (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Dungeons 4 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Everspace 2 (PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One)
  • Everywhere (platforms not announced)
  • Exoprimal (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X)
  • Fallout 4 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X)
  • Flashback 2 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Gloomhaven (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Hyper Light Breaker (Windows PC) early access
  • Immortals of Aveum (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Jurassic World Aftermath Collection (PlayStation VR2)
  • Lies of P (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Lollipop Chainsaw remake (platforms not announced)
  • The Lords of the Fallen (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Marvel’s Midnight Suns (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Metal Slug Tactics (Nintendo Switch, Windows PC)
  • Mina the Hollower (Linux, Mac, Windows PC)
  • Mortal Kombat: Onslaught (Android, iOS)
  • Moving Out 2 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • Palworld (PC)
  • Party Animals (Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Payday 3 (platforms not announced)
Pikmin 4
Image: Nintendo
  • Pikmin 4 (Nintendo Switch)
  • Pragmata (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Remnant 2 (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Replaced (Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Sea of Stars (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC)
  • The Settlers: New Allies (Amazon Luna, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Skull and Bones (Amazon Luna, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story (Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Slitterhead (platforms not announced)
  • Star Wars: Hunters (Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch)
  • Suikoden 1 & 2 HD Remaster Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows PC, Xbox One)
  • Super Bomberman R 2 (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Syberia: The World Before (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR (PlayStation VR2)
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 (PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox Series X)
  • The Wolf Among Us 2 (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X)

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