The RPG Battle: PS3 versus Xbox 360

It seems our articles about the top RPGs coming in October, November and December for Xbox 360 and PS3 caused a bit of a debate amongst people in our comments and elsewhere about just which system has a superior game line-up for RPG fans. We thought this made for a perfect opportunity to view just how many RPGs are coming and how many are already out for each system!

While all this information is available in our database, we figured it'd be useful for those looking to discuss the finer points of each console's line-up to have a list all in one place. The tables below are presented in no particular order, and do not reflect when games were or are to be released. Here we go... Please read the FAQ before commenting! This is a simple list -- nothing more!

Xbox 360 Exclusive RPGs (Released)
- Blue Dragon
- Lost Odyssey
- Mass Effect (PC also)
- Infinite Undiscovery
- Tales of Vesperia
- Too Human
- Dark Messiah of Might & Magic Elements (PC Also)
- Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom (PC also)
- Spectral Force 3
- Apocalypse -Desire Next- (Japan Only)
PS3 Exclusive RPGs (Released)
- Folklore
- Disgaea 3
- Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom
- Mist of Chaos (Japan only)
- Tears to Tiara: Kakan no Daichi (Japan Only)Xbox 360 Multiplatform RPGs (Released)
- Enchanted Arms
- Eternal Sonata
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
- Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
- Phantasy Star Universe (PS2 also)
- Record of Agarest War (Japan Only)
- Two WorldsPS3 Multiplatform RPGs (Released)
- Enchanted Arms
- Eternal Sonata
- The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
- Marvel: Ultimate Alliance
- Record of Agarest War (Japan Only)

Xbox 360 Exclusive RPGs (Unreleased)
- Fable II
- Star Ocean: The Last Hope
- Cry On
- Spectral Diario
- Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures (PC also)
- Defense Grid: The Awakening (PC also)
- Divinity 2 -- Ego Draconis (PC also)
- Dungeon Hero (PC also)
- The Secret World (PC also)
- Champions Online (PC also)


PS3 Exclusive RPGs (Unreleased)
- Final Fantasy Versus XIII
- White Knight Chronicles
- Valkyria Chronicles
- Free Realms
- DC Universe Online
- Cross Edge
- Angel Love OnlineXbox 360 Multiplatform RPGs (Unreleased)
- Final Fantasy XIII
- Fallout 3
- Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
- The Last Remnant (Exclusivity Period)
- Rise of the Argonauts
- Borderlands
- Talisman
- Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Fusion
- Alpha Protocol
- Arcania: A Gothic Tale
- ElveonPS3 Multiplatform RPGs (Unreleased)
- Final Fantasy XIII
- Fallout 3
- Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
- The Last Remnant
- Rise of the Argonauts
- Borderlands
- Talisman
- Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 Fusion
- Alpha Protocol
- Arcania: A Gothic Tale
- Elveon
- Two Worlds


FAQ:
Q: Hey, where's...?
A: If we've missed something, get in touch via the contact page or the comments. We're not including unannounced projects without names (so you won't find Untitled Namco RPG on this list) and we're also not including stuff that hasn't been 100% confirmed, so while Tales of Vesperia is likely for PS3, we are not putting on this list as it hasn�t been officially announced. We're not including any PSN or XBLA titles, either -- or anything that's had nothing new released since 2006 -- there were a few for both consoles -- but they've been so quiet let's assume they got cancelled.

Q: Hey, Mass Effect isn't Exclusive!
A: Yes, I know it's on the PC. But This is a battle of the consoles, and in the console world it is 360 exclusive.

Q: What else have you omitted?
A: Expansion packs like Shivering Isles, Two Worlds: The Temptation etc.

Our work here is done. The list seems pretty even overall, with Xbox 360 edging out in the exclusives, but mostly due to ports of lower budget PC RPGs. Draw your own conclusions, people, and feel free to drop them in the comments or on our RPGSite Forums.

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