New Games Coming Out This Week: June 19, 2023

Final Fantasy XVI

Each week, NextPlay brings you the newest games hitting digital stores and storefronts. While we can’t include every game released, we strive to highlight the ones that have caught our interest. So without further ado, let’s have a look at a selection of new games coming out this week!

The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom

Release Date: June 20 
Developer: ZeniMax Online Studios 
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks 
Platform: PS4, Xbox One (already available on PC/Mac)

Traverse the Telvanni Peninsula in Morrowind and preserve secrets ascribed to the unfathomable realms of Apocrypha. Unlock the runic power of a brand-new class – the Arcanist – and fight to uphold reality itself.

Crash Team Rumble

Release Date: June 20
Developer: Toys for Bob 
Publisher: Activision 
Platform: Xbox One, PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

In Crash Team Rumble, players can play as Crash, Dingodile, and a host of other friends and frenemies, each of which has their own distinct power, personality, and playstyle, as they compete across wild and varied arenas in four-versus-four team-based online multiplayer action. To lead their squad to victory, players will slide, smash, bump and bash as a team to be the “fur-st” to bank the most Wumpa fruit in their drop-off zone, while simultaneously defending the opponent team’s drop zone.

Aliens: Dark Descent

Release Date: June 20
Developer: Tindalos Interactive 
Publisher: Focus Entertainment 
Platform: Xbox One, PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox Series X|S

In Aliens: Dark Descent, command a squad of hardened Colonial Marines to stop a terrifying Xenomorph outbreak on Moon Lethe. Lead your soldiers in real-time combat against iconic Xenomorphs, rogue operatives from the insatiable Weyland-Yutani Corporation, and a host of horrifying creatures new to the Alien franchise.

Final Fantasy XVI

Release Date: June 22
Developer: Square Enix 
Publisher: Square Enix 
Platform: PS5

An epic dark fantasy world where the fate of the land is decided by the mighty Eikons and the Dominants who wield them.
This is the tale of Clive Rosfield, a warrior granted the title “First Shield of Rosaria” and sworn to protect his younger brother Joshua, the dominant of the Phoenix. Before long, Clive will be caught up in a great tragedy and swear revenge on the Dark Eikon Ifrit, a mysterious entity that brings calamity in its wake.

Harmony: The Fall of Reverie

Release Date: June 22
Developer: DON’T NOD
Publisher: DON’T NOD 
Platform: PS5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S

The fate of humanity is at stake. Use your gift of clairvoyance to see into the future and stop an apocalypse that threatens the balance between your world and the deities’.

The Bookwalker

Release Date: June 22
Developer: Do My Best
Publisher: tinyBuild 
Platform: Xbox One, PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox Series X|S

The Bookwalker is a narrative adventure where you play as Etienne Quist, a writer-turned-thief with the ability to dive into books. Use your powers to traverse reality and book worlds, and track and retrieve famous items like Thor’s Hammer and the Excalibur in exchange for your creative freedom.


Release Date: June 22
Developer: Cyborn
Publisher: Cyborn 
Platform: Meta Quest 2, PlayStation VR2 (currently available on Oculus Rift, SteamVR, Windows Mixed Reality)

Hubris is a VR action-adventure game set in the unique and intriguing Hubris sci-fi universe. You will have to use all of your agility and strength to survive the harsh environment and wildlife on a planet which is being terraformed. Along the way you will have to fight like a real OOO agent. You will learn to craft weaponry and control vehicles and machinery. But more than that, you will need all the help you can get, as there are other factions eager to unravel the long-forgotten secrets of the OOO.

Fire Emblem [GBA]

Release Date: June 22
Developer: Intelligent Systems
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: Nintendo Switch Online

A gripping storyline, memorable characters and red-hot gameplay will keep you enthralled from the get-go. With a range of different character classes, and factors such as terrain and weather, Fire Emblem’s huge array of scenarios can be tackled in many different ways. Plus, simple controls and easy-to-grasp gameplay make it accessible to newcomers.

Sonic Origins Plus

Release Date: June 23
Developer: Sega
Publisher: Sega
Platform: Xbox One, PS4, PS5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S

Experience the collected adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog in the newly remastered Sonic Origins Plus! With 16 legendary Sonic titles including 12 game gear games, new playable characters, modes, challenges, behind the scenes content, and more, this is the definitive way to play these classic games!

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