2018 in video gaming

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Notable Events[edit | edit source]

  • E3 2018 was held on June 12 - June 14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  • BlizzCon 2018 was held on November 2 - November 3 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Notable Game Releases[edit | edit source]

Video game releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s) Platform(s)
'n Verlore Verstand December 6, 2018 Video Game Europe Nintendo Switch
'n Verlore Verstand December 6, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
10 Second Run Returns February 22, 2018 Video Game Europe Nintendo Switch
10 Second Run Returns January 25, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
10 Second Run Returns February 22, 2018 Video Game Australia Nintendo Switch
100% Orange Juice: Core Voice Pack 2 January 29, 2018 DLC International Steam for Windows
1001 Ultimate Mahjong 2 October 25, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
12 orbits April 27, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
12 orbits April 26, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
428: Shibuya Scramble September 4, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
428: Shibuya Scramble September 21, 2018 Video Game Europe PlayStation 4
428: Shibuya Scramble September 4, 2018 Video Game North America PlayStation 4
428: Shibuya Scramble September 6, 2018 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
A Way Out March 23, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
ABZÛ November 29, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Ace of Seafood February 22, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion July 17, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Agony May 29, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Airships: Conquer the Skies August 16, 2018 Video game International Steam for Windows
All-Star Fruit Racing June 6, 2018 Video Game Europe Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs September 28, 2018 Video Game International Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Odyssey October 5, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Assassin's Creed Odyssey October 5, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 November 29, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Back in 1995 March 14, 2018 Video Game Japan New Nintendo 3DS
Bacon Man: An Adventure March 6, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Baseball Stars Professional May 17, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch, Xbox One
Baseball Stars Professional May 17, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
Battlefield V October 19, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Bayonetta 2 February 16, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Bayonetta 2 February 17, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Beat Saber November 20, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
Below December 14, 2018 Video Game International Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
Black Paradox July 27, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, SteamMac
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle June 5, 2018 Video Game International Undefined
Burnout Paradise: Remastered March 16, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Cabela's: The Hunt - Championship Edition November 16, 2018 Video Game Europe Nintendo Switch
Cabela's: The Hunt - Championship Edition October 23, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
Cabela's: The Hunt - Championship Edition November 16, 2018 Video Game Australia Nintendo Switch
Call of Cthulhu October 30, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII October 12, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle September 18, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle October 10, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle September 20, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker July 13, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch
Celeste January 25, 2018 Video Game International GNU/Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ September 13, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy June 29, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy October 18, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Cube Life: Island Survival 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Cultist Simulator May 31, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Cuphead October 19, 2018 Video Game International macOS
Dandara February 6, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Dangun Feveron April 4, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Darksiders III November 27, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
De Blob June 26, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
De Blob 2 February 27, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Death's Gambit August 14, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
Detective Pikachu March 23, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo 3DS
Detroit: Become Human May 25, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
Devil May Cry 2 March 13, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Devil May Cry HD Collection March 13, 2018 Bundle International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze May 4, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze May 3, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Dragon Ball FighterZ January 26, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Dragon Ball FighterZ February 1, 2018 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Dragon Blaze April 5, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age September 4, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4
Dreadnought October 14, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Dynasty Warriors 9 February 13, 2018 Video Game Europe Steam for Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Dynasty Warriors 9 February 13, 2018 Video Game North America Steam for Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Dynasty Warriors 9 February 8, 2018 Video Game China Steam for Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Dynasty Warriors 9 February 8, 2018 Video Game Japan Steam for Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
EA Sports UFC 3 February 2, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Empire: Total War - Definitive Edition November 18, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, Steam for macOS, Steam for GNU/Linux
F1 2018 August 24, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Fallout 76 November 14, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Far Cry 5 March 27, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Farm Together February 22, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Farming Simulator 19 November 19, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, Steam for macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Fe February 16, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
FIFA 19 September 28, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age February 1, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition February 8, 2018 Video Game International Android, iOS
Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition HD September 7, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition March 6, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, Microsoft Store
FLASHBACK June 17, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Football Manager 2018 April 13, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Football Manager 2019 November 2, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, Steam for macOS
Football Manager 2019 December 6, 2018 Video Game Europe Nintendo Switch
Football Manager 2019 November 27, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
Football Manager 2019 November 27, 2018 Video Game Australia Nintendo Switch
Forza Horizon 4 October 2, 2018 Video Game International Xbox One
God Eater 3 December 13, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
God of War (2018) April 20, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice April 11, 2018 Video Game International Xbox One
Hitman 2 November 13, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Hollow Knight June 12, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Home Sweet Home (2017) October 16, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Insurgency: Sandstorm December 12, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Judgment December 13, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
Just Cause 4 December 4, 2018 Video Game International
Just Dance 2019 October 26, 2018 Video Game Europe Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Just Dance 2019 October 23, 2018 Video Game North America Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Just Dance 2019 October 25, 2018 Video Game Australia Wii, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Ketsui: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi November 29, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
Kingdom Come: Deliverance February 13, 2018 Video Game International Undefined
Kirby Battle Royale January 19, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo 3DS
Kirby Star Allies March 16, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
LEGO DC Super-Villains October 19, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
LEGO DC Super-Villains October 16, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 August 2, 2018 Video Game International Steam for macOS
LEGO The Incredibles July 13, 2018 Video Game Europe Undefined
LEGO The Incredibles June 15, 2018 Video Game North America Undefined
Limbo June 28, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Lost Sphear January 23, 2018 Video Game Europe Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Lost Sphear January 23, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Lost Sphear January 23, 2018 Video Game Australia Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Luigi's Mansion (2018) October 19, 2018 Video Game Europe Nintendo 3DS
Luigi's Mansion (2018) October 12, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo 3DS
Luigi's Mansion (2018) October 20, 2018 Video Game Australia Nintendo 3DS
Madden NFL 19 August 10, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle January 18, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Mario Tennis Aces June 22, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Marvel's Spider-Man September 7, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
Mercury Race November 30, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows
Metal Gear Survive February 22, 2018 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Metal Gear Survive February 20, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Metal Gear Survive February 22, 2018 Video Game Australia Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Metal Gear Survive February 21, 2018 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Metropolis: Lux Obscura April 4, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Milanoir May 31, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch
Miles & Kilo July 5, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Millie February 15, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
MLB The Show 18 March 27, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
Monster Hunter: World January 26, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
MotoGP 18 June 7, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
MotoGP 18 October 9, 2018 Video Game Japan Steam for Windows
MUSYNX December 5, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
MUSYNX June 21, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden December 4, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
Nairi: Tower of Shirin November 29, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 April 26, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
NASCAR Heat 3 September 7, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
NBA 2K19 September 11, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom March 23, 2018 Video Game International Undefined
Nier: Automata June 26, 2018 Video Game International Xbox One
No Man's Sky July 24, 2018 Video Game International Xbox One
Octopath Traveler July 13, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Overcooked! 2 August 7, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, Steam for macOS, Steam for GNU/Linux
Phantasy Star Online 2 April 4, 2018 Video Game Japan Nintendo Switch
Planet Alpha September 4, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 August 30, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 August 28, 2018 Video Game North America Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
R.B.I. Baseball 18 June 14, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Red Dead Redemption 2 October 26, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Rise of the Tomb Raider April 12, 2018 Video Game International Steam for macOS
Rust February 8, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, macOS
Shadow of the Colossus (2018) February 7, 2018 Video Game Europe PlayStation 4
Shadow of the Colossus (2018) February 6, 2018 Video Game North America PlayStation 4
Shadow of the Colossus (2018) February 7, 2018 Video Game Australia PlayStation 4
Shadow of the Colossus (2018) February 8, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
Shadow of the Tomb Raider September 14, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Soulcalibur VI October 19, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
South Park: The Fractured But Whole April 24, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Spintires: MudRunner November 27, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Spyro Reignited Trilogy November 13, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Star Trek Trexels II: The Next Resolution May 25, 2018 Video Game International Android, iOS
Star Trek: Fleet Command September 22, 2018 Video Game International Android, iOS
Starlink: Battle for Atlas October 16, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Stellaris October 1, 2018 Video Game International GOG.com for Windows, GOG.com for macOS, GOG.com for GNU/Linux
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection May 29, 2018 Video Game Europe Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection May 29, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection May 29, 2018 Video Game Australia Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection October 25, 2018 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Super Mario Party October 5, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate December 7, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Surviving Mars March 15, 2018 Video Game International GNU/Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido June 8, 2018 Video Game International Undefined
Syberia 3 October 18, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Tacoma May 8, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
Tennis World Tour June 12, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
The Caligula Effect: Overdose May 17, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
The Chaser October 28, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, macOS
The Crew 2 June 29, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
The Darkside Detective February 7, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker June 5, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
The Jackbox Party Pack 5 October 17, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild February 1, 2018 Video Game China Wii U, Nintendo Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild February 1, 2018 Video Game South Korea Wii U, Nintendo Switch
The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game August 28, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, macOS
The Lost Child June 22, 2018 Video Game Europe PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch
The Lost Child June 19, 2018 Video Game North America PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch
The Lost Child July 6, 2018 Video Game Australia PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch
The Quiet Man November 1, 2018 Video Game International PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Three Kingdoms Blade January 28, 2018 Video Game South Korea Android, Play Store
Toki Tori March 30, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Total War: Warhammer II November 20, 2018 Video Game International Steam for macOS, Steam for GNU/Linux
Tower Duel January 31, 2018 Video Game International iOS, Android
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan March 20, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Unravel Two June 9, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
V-Rally 4 September 25, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
V-Rally 4 September 7, 2018 Video Game Europe PlayStation 4, Xbox One
V-Rally 4 September 11, 2018 Video Game North America PlayStation 4, Xbox One
V-Rally 4 September 6, 2018 Video Game Australia PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Valkyria Chronicles 4 September 25, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Valkyria Chronicles 4 March 21, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation 4
Vampyr June 5, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Vegas Party June 21, 2018 Video Game North America Nintendo Switch
Warframe November 20, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
Warriors Orochi 4 October 16, 2018 Video Game North America Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
West of Loathing May 31, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
White Album 2: Extended Edition February 14, 2018 Video Game Japan Microsoft Windows
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus June 29, 2018 Video Game International Nintendo Switch
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth August 14, 2018 Expansion International Microsoft Windows, macOS
Wreckfest June 14, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
WWE 2K19 October 5, 2018 Video Game International Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Yakuza 0 August 1, 2018 Video Game International Steam for Windows
Zanki Zero: Last Beginning July 5, 2018 Video Game Japan PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Hardware releases[edit | edit source]

Name Release Date Category Region(s)