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The RPGs of 2021: Every RPG and their release dates

If you are looking for the 2020 RPG list, click here.

Here we list the upcoming RPGs we expect to see in 2021. Many have not been dated yet, but this listing will often be updated up to and through 2021.

Now - we know - defining what exactly is an 'RPG' is can be a little tricky. While some of the games below may not best be labeled as an 'RPG', we wanted to include games that have evident role-playing elements. We allow for a little bit of wiggle room.

Let us also note: our list only includes games with confirmed English versions set to release in 2021 and will be updated regularly throughout the year. Games that do not have confirmed English localizations or have not yet been announced with 2021 release plans will not be included.

Find the list below. Feel free to let us know in the comments if you see any omissions or mistakes!

Last updated: November 23, 2020. Some titles listed below have a chance to release at the tail end of 2020.

January 2021 RPGs

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  • Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends and the Secret Fairy [PS5/PS4/Switch/PC] - January 26 (NA), January 29 (EU)

  • Märchen Forest: Mylne and the Forest Gift [PS4/Switch/PC] - January 28

  • Star Renegades [PS4]

February 2021 RPGs

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  • Outriders [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC]  - February 2

  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox [PS4] - February 2 (NA), February 5 (EU)

  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - February 4

  • Nioh Remastered - The Complete Edition [PS5] - February 5

  • Nioh 2 Remastered - The Complete Edition  [PS5/PC] - February 5

  • Fallen Legion Revenants [PS4/Switch] - February 16 (NA), February 19 (EU)

  • Azur Lane Crosswave [Switch] - February 16 (NA), February 19 (EU)

  • Bravely Default II [Switch] - February 26

  • Shores Unknown [PC] (Entering Early Access)

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March 2021 RPGs

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  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon [PS5] - March 2

  • Saviors of Sapphire Wings / Stranger of Sword City Revisited [Switch/PC] - March 16 (NA), March 19 (EU)

  • Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town [Switch] - March 23 (NA), March 26 (EU)

  • Monster Hunter Rise [Switch] - March 26

  • King's Bounty II [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

April 2021 RPGs

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  • Poison Control [PS4/Switch] - April 13 (NA), April 16 (EU)

  • NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 [PS4/XB1/PC] - April 23

Undated 2021 RPGs

  • 4 Minutes to the Apocalypse [PC]

  • Alaloth: Champions of the Four Kingdoms [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Alchemic Cutie [Switch/PC]

  • Archaelund [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Arisen - Chronicles of Var'Nagal [PC]

  • Black Book [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Black Legend [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Bless Unleashed [PC]

  • Book of Travels [PC]

  • Broken Roads [PC]

  • Chained Echoes [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Colony Ship: A Post-Earth Role Playing Game [PC]

  • Cris Tales [PS5/XS/PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Cyber Knights: Flashpoint [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Dark Envoy [PC]

  • Darkest Dungeon II [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Death Trash [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Digimon Survive [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny [Switch]

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance [PC/consoles]

  • Echo Generation [XB1/XS]

  • Edge of Eternity [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Eldest Souls [Switch/PC]

  • Fae Tactics [Switch]

  • Frozen Flame [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Gamedec [PC]

  • Garden Story [Switch/PC]

  • Gestalt: Steam & Cinder [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Get in the Car, Loser [PC]

  • Glitched [PC]

  • Good Night, Knight [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Gotham Knights [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC]

  • Hazelnut Bastille [PC]

  • Haven [PS4/Switch]

  • Hogwarts Legacy [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC]

  • Horizon: Forbidden West [PS4/PS5]

  • Jack Move [Switch/PC]

  • King Arthur: Knight's Tale [PS5/XS/PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Kitaria Fables [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Little Witch in the Woods [PC]

  • Live by the Sword: Tactics [PC]

  • Lost Ark [PC]

  • Magic: Legends [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Maneater [Switch]

  • Mass Effect: Legendary Edition [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons [Switch]

  • Monster Harvest [PC]

  • Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin [Switch]

  • Neptunia Virtual Stars [PS4]

  • NEO: The World Ends With You [PS4/Switch]

  • New World [PC]

  • Nighthawks [PC]

  • No Place for Bravery [Switch/PC]

  • Osteoblasts [PC]

  • Peachleaf Pirates [PC]

  • Pecaminosa [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis [XS/XB1/PC]

  • Project Witchstone [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Quartet [PC]

  • Radio the Universe [PC]

  • Realms Beyond: Ashes of the Fallen [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Rogue Lords [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Ruined King: A League of Legends Story [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Rune Factory 5 [Switch]

  • Sacred Fire [PC]

  • She Dreams Elsewhere [XB1/PC]

  • Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster [PS4/Switch]

  • Shin Megami Tensei V [Switch]

  • SpellMaster: The Saga [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Tale of Ronin [PC]

  • The Ascent [XB1/XS/PC]

  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV [Switch/PC]

  • The Magister [Switch, PC]

  • The Protagonist: EX-1 [PC]

  • The Slormancer [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • The Unliving [PC]

  • UnDungeon [PC]

  • Unsouled [PC]

  • Urban Strife [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 [PS5/XS/PS4/XB1/PC

  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Weird West [PC]

  • Wigmund. The Return of the Hidden Knights [PC] (Entering Early Access)

  • Within the Cosmos [PC]

  • Wolfstride [PC]

  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII [Xbox One]

  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox [Switch/PC]

  • Zengeon [PS4/XB1/Switch]

  • Zoria: Age of Shattering [PC]

RPGs that might release in 2021

These last few RPGs are games that have revealed plans for an English release and we feel could release in 2021, but have not strictly been confirmed for launch in 2021.

  • Babylon's Fall [PS4/PC]

  • Biomutant [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Boyfriend Dungeon [PC]

  • Disco Elysium [PS4/XB1]

  • Eastward [Switch/PC]

  • Elden Ring [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Final Fantasy XVI [PS5]

  • Fuga: Melodies of Steel [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • Granblue Fantasy: Relink [PS4/PC]

  • Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire [Switch]

  • RPG Time: The Legend of Wright [XB1/PC]

  • Scarlet Nexus [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC]

  • Sports Story [Switch]

  • System Shock [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Tales of Arise [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • The Good Life [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • The Iron Oath [PC]

  • The Last Spell [PC]

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