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. This listing will often be updated throughout the year.

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: December 2, 2021. 

January 2021 RPGs

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  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Heart of the Forest [Switch] - January 7

  • Shards of Feyra [PC] - January 10

  • Princess Connect! Re: Dive [mobile] - January 18

  • Ocean's Heart [PC] - January 21

  • Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights [PC] - January 21 (Entering Early Access)

  • Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen [PC] - January 22

  • King Arthur: Knight's Tale [PC] - January 26 (Entering Early Access)

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

  • Dragon Quest Tact [mobile] - January 27

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

  • Yakuza Remastered Collection [XB1/XS/PC] - January 28

  • Sword of the Necromancer [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - January 28

  • Citizens Unite!: Earth x Space [PS4/Switch/PC] - January 28

  • Disjunction [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - January 28

  • Outcast in Mars [PC] - January 29

February 2021 RPGs

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

  • Skyforge [Switch] - February 4

  • Haven [PS4/Switch] - February 4

  • Kowloon Highschool Chronicle [Switch] - February 4 (NA)

  • 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

  • Healer's Quest [Switch] - February 11

  • Dragonborne [PC] - February 12

  • Wheel of Fate [PC] - February 12

  • Osteoblasts [PC] - February 12

  • Good Night, Knight [PC] - February 16 (Entering Early Access)

  • Bravery Network Online [PC] - February 16 (Entering Early Access)

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

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

  • Viola: The Heroine's Melody [PC] - February 17

  • Shores Unknown [PC] - February 17 (Entering Early Access)

  • Shattered - Tale of the Forgotten King [PC] - February 17 (Exiting Early Access)

  • The Protagonist: EX-1 [PC] - February 18 (Entering Early Access)

  • Steven Universe: Unleash the Light [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - February 19

  • Persona 5 Strikers [PS4/Switch/PC] - February 23

  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse — Heart of the Forest [PS4/XB1] - February 21

  • Wigmund. The Return of the Hidden Knights [PC] - February 25 (Entering Early Access)

  • Hellpoint [Switch] - February 25

  • Bravely Default II [Switch] - February 26

March 2021 RPGs

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

  • The Fellowship Saga [PC] - March 2

  • Neptunia Virtual Stars [PS4] - March 2 (NA), March 5 (EU)

  • Blade & Soul Revolution [mobile] - March 4

  • Everhood [Switch/PC] - March 4

  • Loop Hero [PC] - March 4

  • Gnosia [Switch] - March 4

  • Star Renegades [PS4] - March 10

  • Pascal's Wager: Definitive Edition [PC] - March 12

  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning [Switch] - March 16

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

  • Marvel's Avengers [PS5/XS] - March 18

  • Realms of Antiquity: The Shattered Crown [PC] - March 22

  • Vaporum: Lockdown [Switch] - March 22

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

  • Yakuza 6: The Song of Life [XB1/XS/PC] - March 25

  • Black Legend [PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - March 25

  • Octopath Traveler [XS/XB1] - March 25

  • Dandy Ace [PC] - March 25

  • Monster Hunter Rise [Switch] - March 26

  • Neptunia Virtual Stars [PC] - March 29

  • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 ReMIX [PC] - March 30

  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue [PC] - March 30

  • Kingdom Hearts III + Re Mind DLC [PC] - March 30

  • Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory [PC] - March 30

  • Shachibato! President, It's Time for Battle! Maju Wars [PC] - March 30

  • Disco Elysium: The Final Cut [PS5/PS4/PC/Stadia] - March 30

April 2021 RPGs

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  • Outriders [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC]  - April 1

  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III [Stadia] - April 1

  • Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana [Stadia] - April 1

  • Fantasian (Part 1) [Apple Arcade] - April 2

  • The Slormancer [PC] - April 6 (Entering Early Access)

  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV [Switch/PC/Stadia] - April 9

  • Disgaea RPG [mobile] - April 12

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

  • SaGa Frontier Remastered [PS4/Switch/mobile/PC] - April 15

  • Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack [PS4/Switch/PC] - April 22

  • We Are The Caretakers [PC] - April 22 (Entering Early Access)

  • Infinite Adventures [Switch] - April 22

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

  • Judgment [PS5/XS/Stadia] - April 23

  • Death End re;Quest [Switch] - April 27

May 2021 RPGs

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  • Dragon Quest Builders II [XB1] - May 4

  • Almighty: Kill Your Gods [PC] - May 5 (Entering Early Access)

  • The Hand of Merlin [PC] - May 11 (Entering Early Access)

  • Jin Conception [Switch/PC] - May 12

  • Mass Effect: Legendary Edition [PS4/XB1/PC] - May 14

  • void tRrLM();++ //Void Terrarium++ [PS5] - May 18

  • Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy [PC] - May 20 (Entering Early Access)

  • Koowloon Highschool Chronicle [Switch] - May 21 (EU)

  • Miitopia [Switch] - May 21

  • Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster [PS4/Switch/PC] - May 25

  • Biomutant [PS4/XB1/PC] - May 25

  • Maneater [Switch] - May 25

  • Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards [Switch/PC] - May 26

  • Solasta: Crown of the Magister [PC] - May 27

  • Pecaminosa [Switch/PC] - May 27

  • Empire of Ember [PC] - May 31 (Entering Early Access)

June 2021 RPGs

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  • Anima: The Reign of Darkness [PC] - June 1

  • World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic [PC] - June 1

  • Griftlands [PC] - June 1 (Exiting Early Access)

  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC/Stadia] - June 1 (PC), June 8 (PS4, XB1)

  • The Last Spell [PC] - June 3 (Entering Early Access)

  • Conglomerate 451: Overloaded [PS4/XB1/Switch] - June 3

  • Griftlands [PS4/XB1/Switch] - June 4

  • Lost Epic [PC] - June 5 (Entering Early Access)

  • Edge of Eternity [PC] - June 8

  • Neptunia ReVerse [PS5] - June 8 (NA), June 11 (EU)

  • Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis [XS/XB1/PC] - June 9

  • Rise Eterna [PC] - June 9

  • Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade [PS5] - June 10

  • Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons [PC] - June 10

  • Wildermyth [PC] - June 15 (Exiting Early Access)

  • Dark Deity [PC] - June 15

  • Runescape [mobile] - June 17

  • Mitrasphere [mobile] - June 21

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - June 22

  • Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights [Switch/PC] - June 22 (Exiting Early Access)

  • Live by the Sword: Tactics [PC] - June 23 (Entering Early Access)

  • Empire of Angels IV [PS4/XB1/Switch] - June 23 (PS4/XB1), June 24 (Switch)

  • Legend of Mana [PS4/Switch/PC] - June 24

  • The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos [PS4/XB1/Switch] - June 24

  • Scarlet Nexus [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - June 25

  • Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny [Switch] - June 29

  • Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights [XS/XB1] - June 29

  • GreedFall: Gold Edition [PS5/XS] - June 30

July 2021 RPGs

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  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox [Switch/PC] - July 6 (NA/PC), July 9 (EU)

  • Atelier Online: Alchemist of Bressisle [mobile] - July 8

  • Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin [Switch/PC] - July 9

  • Swords of Legends Online [PC] - July 9

  • Space Punks [PC] - July 14 (Entering Early Access)

  • Trials of Mana (2020) [mobile] - July 15

  • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD [Switch] - July 16

  • Punishing Gray Raven [mobile] - July 16

  • The Protagonist: EX-1 [PC] - July 19 (Exiting Early Access)

  • Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights [PS4] - July 20

  • Cris Tales [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC/Stadia] - July 20

  • Death's Door [XS/XB1/PC] - July 20

  • NEO: The World Ends With You [PS4/Switch] - July 27

  • Tribes of Midgard [PS5/PS4/PC] - July 27

  • Blightbound [PS4/XB1/PC] - July 27

  • NieR Re[in]carnation [mobile] - July 28

  • Chernobylite [PC] (Exiting Early Access) - July 28

  • Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster [PCmobile] - July 28

  • Final Fantasy II Pixel Remaster [PC/mobile] - July 28

  • Final Fantasy III Pixel Remaster [PC/mobile] - July 28

  • Eldest Souls [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - July 29

  • Fuga: Melodies of Steel [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - July 29

  • The Ascent [XB1/XS/PC] - July 29

August 2021 RPGs

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  • Grime [PC/Stadia] - August 2

  • Dragon Star Varnir [Switch] - August 3

  • Death Trash [PC] - August 5 (Entering Early Access)

  • Dreamscaper [Switch/PC] - August 5 (Exiting Early Access)

  • Dodgeball Academia [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - August 5

  • Bless Unleashed [PC] - August 6

  • Zengeon [Switch] - August 6

  • Godfall [PS4] - August 10

  • Black Book [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - August 10

  • Garden Story [Switch/PC] - August 11

  • Boyfriend Dungeon [XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - August 11

  • Hades [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1] - August 13

  • Fantasian (Part 2) [Apple Arcade] - August 13

  • King's Bounty II [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - August 24

  • Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness [PC] - August 26 (Entering Early Access)

  • Baldo [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - August 27

  • Beyond Mankind: The Awakening [PC] - August 31

  • Monster Harvest [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - August 31

  • Soul Nomad & The World Eaters [PC] - August 31

  • Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1 [Switch] - August 31 (NA), September 3 (EU)

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September 2021 RPGs

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  • Mercenaries Blaze: Dawn of the Twin Dragons [PS4] - September 1

  • Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous [PC] - September 2

  • Bravely Default II [PC] - September 2

  • The Magister [XB1/Switch/PC] - September 2 (Switch/PC), September 3 (Xbox One)

  • Kitaria Fables [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - September 3

  • Encased [PC] - September 7 (Exiting Early Access)

  • Crown Trick [PS4/XB1] - September 7

  • Final Fantasy IV Pixel Remaster [PC/mobile] - September 8

  • World Flipper [mobile] - September 8

  • Tales of Arise [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - September 10

  • Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town [PC] - September 15

  • Gamedec [PC] - September 16

  • Eastward [Switch/PC] - September 16

  • Nexomon [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch] - September 17

  • Tails of Iron [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - September 17

  • Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls [Apple Arcade] -  September 17

  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom - Prince's Edition [Switch] - September 17

  • Arisen - Chronicles of Var'Nagal [PC] - September 21 (Entering Early Access)

  • Get in the Car, Loser [PC] - September 21

  • Collection of SaGa Final Fantasy Legend [mobile] - September 22

  • Diablo II: Resurrected [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - September 23

  • Castlevania Advance Collection [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - September 23

  • Actraiser Renaissance [PS4/Switch/mobile/PC] - September 23

  • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot + A New Power Awakens Set [Switch]  - September 24

  • Lost Judgment [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1] - September 24

  • Peachleaf Pirates [PC] - September 27

  • New World [PC] - September 28

  • Chernobylite [PS4/XB1] - September 28

  • Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai: A Hero's Bonds [mobile] - September 28

  • Alchemic Cutie [XS/XB1] - September 28

  • Dandy Ace [XB1/Switch] - September 28

  • NEO: The World Ends With You [PC] - September 28

  • Astria Ascending [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - September 30

  • Rogue Lords [PC] - September 30

  • Darksiders III [Switch] - September 30

  • Xuan Yuan Sword 7 [PS4/XB1] - September 30

  • Unsighted [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - September 30

  • Death's Gambit: Afterlife [Switch/PC] - September 30

  • Mary Skelter Finale [PS4/Switch] - September 30 (NA), October 1 (EU)

October 2021 RPGs

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  • Vagrus: The Riven Realms [PC] - October 5

  • Book of Travels [PC] - October 11 (Entering Early Access)

  • Disco Elysium: The Final Cut [XS/XB1/Switch] - October 12

  • Monster Crown [Switch/PC] - October 12 (Exiting Early Access)

  • Dungeon Encounters [PS4/Switch/PC] - October 14

  • Tears of Avia [Switch] - October 14

  • The Good Life [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - October 15

  • Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town [PS4/XB1] - October 15 (EU), October 26 (NA)

  • The Caligula Effect 2 [PS4/Switch] - October 19 (NA), October 22 (EU)

  • Sacred Fire [PC] - October 19 (Entering Early Access)

  • Elyon [PC] - October 20

  • Disciples: Liberation [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - October 21

  • Collection of SaGa Final Fantasy Legend [PC] - October 21

  • Sword and Fairy 7 [PC] - October 21

  • Spire of Sorcery [PC] - October 21 (Entering Early Access)

  • Sands of Aura [PC] - October 21 (Entering Early Access)

  • Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch/PC] - October 26

  • Moonglow Bay [XS/XB1/PC] - October 26

  • Darkest Dungeon II [PC] - October 26 (Entering Early Access)

  • The Unliving [PC] - October 26 (Entering Early Access)

  • Neptunia x Senran Kagura: Ninja Wars [PS4] - October 26 (NA), October 29 (EU)

  • Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars [PS4/Switch/PC] - October 28

  • Super Robot Wars 30 [PC] - October 28

  • Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi [PS4/XB1/Switch] - October 28

  • Sword of the Necromancer [PS5/XS] - October 31

November 2021 RPGs

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  • Tales of Luminaria [mobile] - November 4

  • Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi [PC] - November 4

  • Blue Reflection: Second Light [PS4/Switch/PC] - November 9

  • Final Fantasy V Pixel Remaster [PC/mobile] - November 10

  • Ragnarok Origin [mobile] - November 10 (NA)

  • Seven Knights 2 [mobile] - November 10

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - November 11

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic [Switch] - November 11

  • Mercenaries Rebirth: Call of the Wild Lynx [Switch] - November 11

  • Alchemic Cutie [PC] - November 12

  • Shin Megami Tensei V [Switch] - November 12

  • Dandy Ace [PS4] - November 16

  • Ruined King: A League of Legends Story [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] - November 16

  • Unsouled [PC] - November 16 (Entering Early Access)

  • Fae Tactics [XS/XB1] - November 18

  • Undungeon [XB1/PC] - November 18

  • Tears of Avia [PS4/Switch] - November 18

  • Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Pokemon Shining Pearl [Switch] - November 19

  • Death's Door [PS5/PS4/Switch] - November 23

  • Death's Gambit: Afterlife [PS4] - November 30

December 2021 RPGs

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  • Wartales [PC] - December 1 (Entering Early Access)

  • Lineage 2M [mobile] - December 2

  • Mechajammer [PC] - December 2

  • Archvale [XB1/Switch/PC] - December 2

  • Dauntless [PS5/XS] - December 2

  • The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos [PS5/XS] - December 3

  • Grim Dawn: Definitive Edition [XB1] - December 3

  • Spellforce III Reforced [PC] - December 6

  • Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker [PS5/PS4/PC] - December 7

  • Wolfstride [PC] - December 7

  • Rune Factory 4 Special [PS4/XS/XB1/PC] - December 7

  • Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX [Switch/mobile/PC] - December 9

  • Loop Hero [Switch] - December 9

  • Vaporum: Lockdown [PS5/PS4/XB1] - December 10

  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning - Fatesworn [PS4/XB1/PC] - December 14 (Expansion)

  • Moon [PS5/PS4] - December 16

  • Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/Switch] - December 16*

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