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This is a confirmed list of video games in development, but are scheduled for release beyond 2021 or currently carry no release date at all.

2022[edit | edit source]

Title Release window[Note 1] Platform(s) Genre(s) Ref.
Earthlock 2 Unknown Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X Role-playing [1]
Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes October Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch 2 Role-playing [2]
Homeworld 3 Q4 Microsoft Windows Real-time stratagy [3]
Pragmata Unknown Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X Unknown [4]
Sea of Stars Unknown Microsoft Windows, consoles Role-playing [5]
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Unknown Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X Action-adventure [6]
  1. The calendar year is divided into four quarters, often abbreviated Q1 (January to March), Q2 (April to June), Q3 (July to September) and Q4 (October to December).

In development[edit | edit source]

Title Platform(s) Genre(s) Ref.
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Microsoft Windows Real-time stratagy [7]
Age of Empires IV Microsoft Windows Real-time stratagy [8]
Untitled Avatar game Unknown Unknown [9]
Avowed Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X Action role-playing [10]
Babylon's Fall Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 Hack & slash [11]
Back 4 Blood Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One First-person shooter [12]
Baldur's Gate III Microsoft Windows, Stadia Role-playing [13]
Bayonetta 3 Nintendo Switch Action, Hack & slash [14]
Beyond Good and Evil 2 Unknown Action-adventure [15]
Untitled BioShock game Unknown First-person shooter [16]
Black Myth: Wukong Unknown Action role-playing [17]
Blue Protocol Microsoft Windows Role-playing [18]
Bright Memory Infinite Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X First-person shooter [19]
Convergence: A League of Legends Story Microsoft Windows, consoles Platform [20]
Crash Bandicoot: On the Run Android, iOS Endless runner [21]
Darkest Dungeon 2 Microsoft Windows Dungeon crawler [22]
Diablo IV Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Action role-playing [23]
Untitled Dragon Age game Unknown Action role-playing [24]
Dying Light 2 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Action role-playing [25]
Earthworm Jim 4 Amico Platform, Shoot 'em up [26]
Elden Ring Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Action role-playing [27]
The Elder Scrolls VI Unknown Action role-playing [28]
Everspace 2 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Shooter [29]
Everwild Microsoft Windows, Xbox One Action-adventure [30]
Everywhere Unknown Unknown [31]
Evil Genius 2 Microsoft Windows Real-time stratagy [32]
Final Fantasy XVI Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5 Action role-playing [33]
Forza Motorsport Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X Racing [10]
Gori: Cuddly Carnage Microsoft Windows Hack & slash [34]
Gothic Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X Action role-playing [35]
Gran Turismo 7 PlayStation 5 Simulation racing [36]
Hardspace: Shipbreaker Microsoft Windows Simulation [37]
Hollow Knight: Silksong Microsoft Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux, Nintendo Switch Metroidvania [38]
Untitled The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild sequel Nintendo Switch Action-adventure [39]
Little Devil Inside PlayStation 5 Action role-playing [40]
Lords of the Fallen 2 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X Action role-playing [41]
Magic: Legends Microsoft Windows MMORPG [42]
Medieval Engineers Microsoft Windows Sandbox, simulation [43]
Untitled Metro game Unknown First-person shooter [44]
Metroid Prime 4 Nintendo Switch Action-adventure [45]
Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Microsoft Windows Action role-playing [46]
New Pokémon Snap Nintendo Switch Rail shooter [47]
Overwatch 2 Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One First-person shooter [48]
Path of Exile 2 Microsoft Windows Role-playing [49]
Payday 3 Unknown First-person shooter [50]
Pokémon Unite Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch Free-to-play Real-time strategy, MOBA [51]
Quake Champions Microsoft Windows First-person shooter [52]
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart PlayStation 5 Third-person shooter [53]
Returnal PlayStation 5 Unknown [54]
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story Microsoft Windows, consoles Role-playing [20]
Untitled Saints Row game Unknown Action-adventure [55]
Scarlet Nexus Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X Hack & slash [56]
Untitled Science Adventure game Unknown Unknown [57]
Scorn Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X Survival horror, First-person shooter, Adventure [58]
Senua's Saga: Hellblade II Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X Action-adventure [59]
The Settlers Microsoft Windows Real-time stratagy [60]
Untitled Skate game Unknown Unknown [61]
Skull & Bones Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Action-adventure [62]
Untitled Sonic the Hedgehog game Unknown Unknown [63]
Sons of the Forest Unknown Unknown [64]
Sports Story Nintendo Switch Role-playing adventure [65]
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X First-person shooter [66]
Star Citizen Microsoft Windows Space trading and combat [67]
Starfield Unknown Action role-playing [68]
State of Decay 3 Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X Survival [69]
Steins;Gate 0 Elite Unknown Visual novel [70]
System Shock 3 Unknown Action role-playing [71]
Tales of Arise Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Action role-playing [72]
The Talos Principle 2 Unknown Puzzle [73]
Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown Unknown Racing [74]
The Universim Microsoft Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux Simulation [75]
Untitled Bungie game Unknown Unknown [76]
Untitled Creative Assembly game Unknown Tactical shooter [77]
Untitled Firaxis Games game Unknown Unknown [78]
Untitled Ghost Story Games game Microsoft Windows Unknown [79]
Untitled IO Interactive game Unknown Unknown [80]
Wayward Tide Microsoft Windows Action-adventure [81]
Witchbrook Microsoft Windows Simulation, Role-playing [82]
The Wolf Among Us 2 Microsoft Windows, consoles Graphic adventure [83]

Unknown status[edit | edit source]

The following list includes games that were announced four or more years ago but which have not been released nor may have not seen progress updates in years. These games may be in development hell or deemed as vaporware in the future.

Title Platform(s) Genre(s) Original announcement date Ref.
Agent PlayStation 3 Stealth, Action June 2009 [84]
Dead Island 2 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Action role-playing June 2014 [85]
Deep Down PlayStation 4 Action role-playing February 2013 [86]
Elysian Shadows Microsoft Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux, Dreamcast, iOS, Android, Ouya Action-adventure, role-playing August 2014 [87]
Pikmin 4 Nintendo Switch Real-time stratagy September 2015 [88]
Tekken X Street Fighter PlayStation 4, Xbox One Fighting, Beat 'em up July 2010 [89]
Two Worlds III Unknown Action role-playing March 2016 [90]
Wild PlayStation 4 Survival, Adventure August 2014 [91]

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