Other PC game releases in 2021
These are the other PC games that are expected to release in 2021.
Note: The schedules are subject to change.
After the Fall (Vertigo Games): Early 2021
A VR game set during a zombie plague outbreak in Los Angeles.
Blood Bowl 3 (Cyanide Studio): Early 2021
It’s American football combined with Warhammer Fantasy. What more can you ask for?
Cris Tales (Dreams Uncorporated): Early 2021
Cris Tales is an ode to classic JRPG art and mechanics, where you get to glimpse into the past all while altering the present and future.
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires (Koei Tecmo): Early 2021
Bring your strongest fighters from Wei, Shu, Wu, and other factions and take over the land.
Praey for the Gods (No Matter Studios): Early 2021
Currently an Early Access title, Praey for the Gods has you surviving an endless winter while climbing atop gargantuan bosses that you need to defeat.
Roller Champions (Ubisoft): Early 2021
A competitive sporting game where you take on the opposing team on your rollerblades. Perhaps it will give Rocket League a run for its money?
King Arthur: Knight’s Tale (NeocoreGames): Q1 2021 (Early Access)
This tactical RPG blends Arthurian mythology and dark fantasy. You guide Sir Mordred, reborn after striking down King Arthur. It’s up to you to gather your own Knights of the Round Table, manage the loyalties of your heroes, and prevent their deaths. Please note that King Arthur: Knight’s Tale will be an Early Access title once it releases. The official launch/1.0 version will follow later this year.
Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 (CI Games): Q1 2021
Take down your targets from afar in massive maps set in the Middle East.
Starbase (Frozenbyte): Q1 2021
An MMORPG set in an expanding universe with destructible environments. Will be releasing via Steam Early Access this year.
Warhammer 40,000: Dakka Squadron (Phosphor Games): Q1 2021
Kontrol bombas an’ dakkajets wit’ ‘da Boyz ‘n dis game featur’n ‘da orks. Don’t be a git, ‘umie.
New World (Amazon Games): Spring 2021
Journey to the mystical world of Aeternum in this MMORPG from Amazon.
R-Type Final 2 (Granzella Inc.): Spring 2021
The side-scrolling shoot ’em up is back.
The Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller): Spring 2021
A standalone game based on the award-winning Skyrim mod, you’ll visit a ruined city in order to unravel the mystery behind its doom. Delays have plagued the release of the standalone title, but we’ll see a Roman Empire-esque reimagining.
Book of Travels (Might and Delight): Q2 2021
Create a character, explore a lush world, and meet other travelers in this tiny multiplayer online (TMO) game.
Naraka: Bladepoint (24 Entertainment): Summer 2021
A flashy action game where with emphasis on platforming via lots of jumps, wall-climbing, and grappling hooks.
Halo Infinite (343 Studios): Q4 2021
Witness the return of Master Chief in the latest addition to the Halo mythos. Halo Infinite will be releasing for the Xbox One, PC/Windows, and the Xbox Series X/S, Microsoft’s next-gen console.
Once Upon A Time In Roswell (Quarter Circle Games): Late 2021
A family has disappeared in Roswell, and it’s up to you to conduct an investigation. What horrors await?
Crimson Desert (Pearl Abyss): Winter 2021
This open-world RPG combines impressive visuals and some online action to boot.
The games listed below are expected to release in 2021, though no definite quarter or season has been announced yet.
Alaloth – Champions of the Four Kingdoms (Gamera Interactive)
Play as a human, elf, dwarf, or orc and explore a massive world in this ARPG. Alaloth is being developed in collaboration with Chris Avellone.
Aluna: Sentinel of the Shards (Digiart Interactive)
An action-RPG based on the Aluna comic book series.
Ashes of Creation (Intrepid Studios)
This highly ambitious MMORPG promises a plethora of choices and outcomes that’ll determine how the world responds to your actions.
Biomutant (THQ Nordic)
An open-world adventure game that combines shooting, melee combat, martial arts, and even mutant abilities.
Chernobylite (The Farm 51)
A survival action game where you explore the deadly contaminated zones surrounding Chernobyl. The game is currently part of Steam’s Early Access program and is expected to officially release in 2021.
Chains of Fury (Cobble Games)
A retro-inspired FPS with comic book art style. You can even destroy and blow up walls to get around places.
Chorus (Deep Silver)
In this sci-fi space shooter, your character will be able to unlock new abilities and devastating weapons for her ship.
Corepunk (Artificial Core)
An MMORPG with steampunk themes.
Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studios)
Did somebody order a battle axe and a suit of armor? Well, it’s time to get medieval. Steam already has Mordhau, and it looks like Chivalry 2 will be competing as an Epic store exclusive.
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course (Studio MDHR)
A DLC offering which packs quite a punch (and a new challenge) for your heroes. It also introduces Ms. Chalice, a new character that will be playable for the DLC and the original adventure.
Dark Envoy (Event Horizon)
A non-linear RPG inspired by the likes of the Divinity, Dragon Age, and XCOM series.
Darkest Dungeon II (Red Hook Studios)
The follow-up to the hit rogue-lite title featuring grim locales and damned characters arrives as an Early Access title in 2021.
Dual Universe (Novaquark)
A civilization-building MMORPG. It’s expected to release this year.
Dying Light 2 (Techland)
Say goodbye to Harran. Actually, say goodbye to most of humanity. The living have been nearly wiped out by the virus, and the undead stalk the lands in this massive new city. Dying Light 2 will also feature co-op action for up to four players. The game has been delayed with no tentative release date window.
Evil Dead: The Game (Saber Interactive)
Play co-op with friends, or eliminate them with your boomstick in PvP as you go up against the undead.
Evil Genius 2: World Domination (Rebellion)
The first game released all the way back in 2004. The sequel will be releasing in 2021 and it’s ready to kick down the doors of the baddie’s lair. No, wait — you’re the bad guy, and it’s up to you to set up your defenses and train your minions to stave off the heroes.
GhostWire: Tokyo (Tango Gameworks)
From the mind of Shinji Mikami — director of Resident Evil, Dino Crisis, and The Evil Within — and Tango Gameworks, comes GhostWire: Tokyo. The city’s residents are disappearing, and it’s up to you to uncover the mystery. Yet, instead of zombies and mutated monstrosities, you’ll have to deal with the supernatural beings and horrifying creatures from Japanese folklore.
Gladiux (Starcaster Games)
A combat game where you battle in the ludus or coliseums as a gladiator.
Gotham Knights (WB Games Montreal)
Robin, Nightwing, Batgirl, and Red Hood team up to face countless foes in this action game.
Hogwarts Legacy (Avalanche Software/Warner Bros.)
Explore Hogwarts and its surrounding lands in this open-world adventure game. It’s set in the late 1800s, well before the start of the Harry Potter novels.
Knights of Honor II – Sovereign (Black Sea Games)
Get medieval on your foes in this RTS/grand strategy hybrid.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (TT Games)
This action-adventure game will feature your favorite characters from the Star Wars films (as LEGO figures). Best of all, the entire game will span all nine films from Episode I: The Phantom Menace to the upcoming Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. No storefront page is available at this time.
Overwatch 2 (Blizzard)
The sequel to Blizzard’s fan-favorite multiplayer shooter, Overwatch 2 promises to deliver the big thrills. The game will also have a PvE mode and the cosmetics you’ve earned in the original will still be present. The original rumors pointed to a 2020 release date due to a now-deleted tweet from Sony PlayStation Brazil’s official account, though it remains to be seen when the game would be out.
Phantom Doctrine 2: The Cabal (CreativeForge Games)
Take down a terrorist organization in various locales around the globe.
Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine): 2021
The long-awaited sequel to one of gaming’s greatest cult classics. It’s getting closer one agonizing year after another. It’s been delayed to 2021 because, hey, it’s Psychonauts 2.
Rainbow Six Quarantine (Ubisoft)
Imagine Rainbox Six with zombies, and that’s what you’ll get from Quarantine. It will feature a team of three operators versus mutated hordes. This and a couple of other major titles from Ubisoft have been delayed, with no definite release date as of yet. This is following the poor reception of Ghost Recon Breakpoint which led Ubisoft to adjust its financial targets.
Read Only Memories: Neurodiver (MidBoss): 2021
The game combines narrative-driven adventure and point-and-click-based gameplay. There are even some easter eggs and tie-ins to Va-11 Hall-A.
Resident Evil Village (Capcom)
The 8th major installment in the Resident Evil franchise brings you more survival horror and action.
Roadwarden (Moral Anxiety Studio)
Set out on a journey in this text-based RPG that combines pixel art and visual novel flair.
Sable is a coming-of-age tale of discovery through exploration across a strikingly rendered open world desert.
Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco)
Use your psionic powers in this action RPG. Perhaps you’d be able to fend off the “Others” who want to eat your brains.
Co-op, survival, and PvP in a post-apocalyptic frozen world are the highlights of Scavengers.
Shadow Warrior 3 (Flying Wild Hog)
Lo Wang returns in this action game combining FPS gunfights, melee combat, and free-running.
Skull and Bones (Ubisoft)
A swashbuckling, open-world multiplayer pirate title.
Songs of Conquest (Lavapotion)
A turn-based game where you build a kingdom, raise armies and control powerful magicians called Wielders.
Sons of the Forest (Endnight Games)
A spinoff title from the makers of The Forest.
Star Citizen: Squadron 42 (Cloud Imperium Games)
A single-player spacefaring game set in the Star Citizen universe. Alpha and beta releases, and possibly a full version, are expected to release this year.
Starship Troopers – Terran Command (The Aristocrats)
With humanity on the verge of extinction, you’ll need to take control of soldiers to defeat the Arachnids in this RTS. It’s time to do your fight against the bugs, citizen. Would you like to know more?
Super Meat Boy Forever (Team Meat)
Meat Boy returns in this adventure that takes you through, apparently, 7,000 levels!
Syberia: The World Before (Microids)
Solve puzzles and uncover a mystery that spans multiple continents and timelines.
The Ascent (Neon Giant)
This ARPG takes place in a cyberpunk-themed world.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes (Supermassive Games)
The third entry in The Dark Pictures Anthology has been revealed via a premonition in Little Hope. It releases in 2021. You can watch the teaser trailer below.
The King Of Fighters XV (SNK)
Not much is known about the upcoming title except that it’s being developed by SNK and is slated for a release later this year.
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV (Nihon Falcom)
The final chapter of the JRPG saga.
The Lord Of The Rings – Gollum (Daedalic Entertainment): 2021
An action-adventure game featuring Smeagol; releases in 2021.
The Outlast Trials (Red Barrels)
A survival horror game with four-player co-op. The Outlast Trials is set in the Outlast universe in the midst of the Cold War.
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe (Galactic Cafe)
Originally slated to come out in 2019, this expansion has been delayed until 2021. It’ll have more content, including additional endings, to satisfy fans of the game.
Tormentum 2 (OhNoo Studio)
A point-and-click game set in a dark and horrifying land.
Truck Driver (SOEDESCO)
Play as, you guessed it, a truck driver. Haul cargo and take on various jobs as you build your career.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 (Hardsuit Labs/Paradox Interactive): 2021
The return of the cult classic RPG set in the World of Darkness. The sequel has been slightly delayed. It will no longer release during the first quarter of 2020. It’s now expected to come out sometime this year.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong (Big Bad Wolf)
The game based on the tabletop RPG’s 5th edition might be a worthy addition to the franchise.
Warhammer 40,000: Darktide (Fatshark)
From the makers of the Vermintide games comes this co-op shooter set in the Warhammer 40K universe.