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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: January 19, 2021. 

January 2021 RPGs

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

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

  • Ocean's Heart [PC] - January 21

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

  • King Arthur: Knight's Tale [PS5/XS/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

  • Star Renegades [PS4]

  • Shards of Feyra [PC]

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)

  • Skyforge [Switch] - February 4

  • 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

  • Good Night, Knight [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)

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

  • Hellpoint [Switch] - February 25

  • 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

  • The Fellowship Saga [PC] - March 2

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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Monster Hunter Rise [Switch] - March 26

  • Neptunia Virtual Stars [PC] - March 29

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

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

April 2021 RPGs

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

  • 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]

  • ANNO: Mutationem [PS4/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]

  • Crimson Desert [Consoles/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]

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

  • Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny [Switch]

  • Disgaea RPG [mobile]

  • 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]

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

  • Haven [PS4/Switch]

  • Hazelnut Bastille [PC]

  • Horizon: Forbidden West [PS4/PS5]

  • Jack Move [Switch/PC]

  • Jin Conception [PC]

  • Kingdom of Night [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

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

  • Little Witch in the Woods [PC]

  • Live by the Sword: Tactics [PC]

  • Loop Hero [PC]

  • Lost Ark [PC]

  • Magic: Legends [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Maneater [Switch]

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

  • Monster Harvest [PC]

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

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

  • New World [PC]

  • Nighthawks [PC]

  • No Place for Bravery [Switch/PC]

  • Osteoblasts [PC]

  • Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous [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)

  • Re:Legend [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC] (Exiting Early Access)

  • Rogue Lords [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

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

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

  • Rune Factory 5 [Switch]

  • Sacred Fire [PC]

  • SaGa Frontier Remastered [PS4/Switch/mobile/PC]

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

  • Scarlet Nexus [PS5/PS4/XS/XB1/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 Good Life [PS4/XB1/Switch/PC]

  • The Hand of Merlin [PC]

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

  • Eastward [Switch/PC]

  • Elden Ring [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Final Fantasy XVI [PS5]

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

  • Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire [Switch]

  • Sports Story [Switch]

  • System Shock [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • Tales of Arise [PS4/XB1/PC]

  • The Iron Oath [PC]

  • The Last Spell [PC]

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