With September 12th being National Video Games Day, there’s no better time than now to take a look at the calendar of upcoming video game releases so you’ll know exactly when your next favorite is going to be released through the fourth quarter of 2017.
September’s Top Games
This year has already been a stellar year for gamers as several top-tier games have already been released. But, the bounty isn’t stopping in August because September has a rich supply of anticipated games.
The top games being released in September include:
- Destiny 2 (PS4, Xbox One) on September 6th
- Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on September 15th
- NBA Live 18 (PS4, Xbox One) on September 15th
- NHL 18 (PS4, Xbox One) on September 15th
- Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS) on September 15th
- Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on September 19th
- Pokémon Gold and Silver (3DS) on September 22nd
- FIFA 18 (PS4, Xbox One Switch, PS3, Xbox 360, PC) on September 29th
There are more than 20 games being released this September and the month has something for everybody.
October’s Top Games
If the past tells us anything it’s that October is when some of the year’s biggest releases are made available because these are the games that will most likely be on every gamer’s holiday wish list. And, this year is no different. Some of the must-have video games being released in October include:
- Forza Motorsport 7 (Xbox One, PC) on October 3rd
- Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions (3DS) on October 6th
- Middle-Earth: Shadow of War (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on October 10th
- The Evil Within 2 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on October 13th
- Gran Turismo Sport (PS4) on October 17th
- WWE 2K18 (PS4, Xbox One) on October 17th
- Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (PC) on October 19th
- Just Dance 2018 (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, PC) on October 24th
- Assassin’s Creed Origins (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on October 27th
- Super Mario Odyssey (Switch) on October 27th
- Wolfenstein: The New Colossus (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on October 27th
November’s Top Games
Although October usually tends to be the month with the most must-have games, this year, November has some big releases on its calendar. Topping the list is Call of Duty: WWII (PS4, Xbox One, PC) which is being released on November 3rd. Some of the other games being released in November include:
- Need for Speed Payback (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on November 10th
- Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on November 14th
- Pokémon Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon (3DS) on November 17th
- Star Wars Battlefront II (PS4, Xbox One, PC) on November 17th
This year, December has a very slim release calendar. In fact, as of right now only Steep – Road to the Olympics (PS4, Xbox One, PC) has a set release date of December 5th.
How to Celebrate National Video Games Day
National Video Games Day is the one day a year when gamers celebrate their love of games with the world. On this day, gamers dock in for a full day’s worth of gaming. It’s the day gamers reunite with their favorite games or they try something new. So, make sure your game controllers are all charged and ready to go. Stock up on snacks and drinks. And most importantly, get gaming!