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!
Release Date: September 18 | Developer: Flaming Fowl Studios | Publisher: Asmodee Digital
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S (already available on PC)
In Gloomhaven, you play as a team of mercenaries on their own personal quests to go conquer a world of gloomy and wicked decadence. Choose your group members wisely, because in the turmoil of battle you can only rely on your wits, skills and spells to fight your way through the putrid dungeons and forgotten ruins. In this rogue-like dungeon-crawling adaptation of the famous board game, you will journey through terrifying randomly generated dungeons, fight against increasingly horrific and powerful foes…or die trying.
Release Date: September 19 | Developer: NetherRealm Studios | Publisher: WB Games
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S
A new era has begun.
It’s In Our Blood. Discover a reborn Mortal Kombat Universe created by Fire God Liu Kang. Mortal Kombat 1 ushers in a new era of the iconic franchise with a new fighting system, game modes, and Fatalities!
Release Date: September 19 | Developer: Koi Snowman Games | Publisher: Koi Snowman Games
Spirited Thief is a tactical stealth game with a quirk: take your time to scout and plan your heist, then break in to steal your target under increasing pressure.
Release Date: September 19 | Developer: Round8 Studio | Publisher: NEOWIZ
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Mac, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S
Inspired by the familiar story of Pinocchio, Lies of P is an action souls-like game set in a dark Belle Époque world. Guide Pinocchio on his unrelenting journey to become human.
Release Date: September 20 | Developer: Studio Supersoft | Publisher: Studio Supersoft
Moonstone Island is a creature-collecting life-sim set in an open world with 100 islands to explore. Make friends, brew potions, collect Spirits, and test your strength in card-based encounters to complete your Alchemy training!
Release Date: September 20 | Developer: Recreate Games | Publisher: Source Technology
Platform: Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X|S
Fight your friends as puppies, kittens and other fuzzy creatures in PARTY ANIMALS! Paw it out with your friends both online and offline. Interact with the world under our realistic physics engine. Did I mention PUPPIES?
Release Date: September 21 | Developer: Mixed Realms | Publisher: Mixed Realms
Platform: Meta Quest 2, SteamVR, PS VR2
Hellsweeper VR is a roguelike first-person combat game where you take on the role of an undead immortal. Traverse the underworld where every step brings a challenge or a chance. Gain mastery of your weapons and elemental magic, or fall to the unrelenting onslaught of dark creatures.
Release Date: September 21 | Developer: Starbreeze Studios | Publisher: Prime Matter
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S
Payday 3 is the much anticipated sequel to one of the most popular co-op shooters ever. Since its release, Payday-players have been reveling in the thrill of a perfectly planned and executed heist. That’s what makes Payday a high-octane, co-op FPS experience without equal. Step out of retirement back into the life of crime in the shoes of the Payday Gang, the envy of their peers and the nightmare of law-enforcement wherever they go. Several years after the crew’s reign of terror over Washington DC has ended, they assemble once again to deal with the threat that roused them out of early retirement.
Release Date: September 21 | Developer: Secret Item Games | Publisher: Mindscape
Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch
Meet Paperman and the team in a platform adventure to find the lost mail. Explore colorful worlds, uncover secrets and defeat the greedy dragon!
Release Date: September 21 | Developer: CAPCOM | Publisher: CAPCOM
Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Xbox Series X|S
The mission requires secrecy. Failure is not an option.
Play as Ada Wong in this additional scenario and experience the events of Resident Evil 4 from her perspective, filling in unanswered questions posed in the main story.
In addition to the action available in the base game with Leon, a grappling gun can be used to get to various locations, as well as take down enemies from a distance and launch a ranged melee attack. This allows for a more exciting and fast-paced gameplay experience.