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 7 | Developer: Larian Studios | Publisher: Larian Studios
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC, Mac
An ancient evil has returned to Baldur’s Gate, intent on devouring it from the inside out. The fate of Faerun lies in your hands. Alone, you may resist. But together, you can overcome.
Release Date: September 5 | Developer: Rundisc | Publisher: Focus Entertainment
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch
In this game of adventure and enigmas where ancient languages are both the lock and the key, travel the endless steps of a prodigious labyrinth, multiply unexpected encounters and unveil the mysteries of a fantastic world inspired by the myth of Babel.
Rune Factory Special 3
Release Date: September 5 | Developer: Marvelous | Publisher: Marvelous, XSEED Games
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Settle down in an idyllic fantasy town as a young adventurer with a monstrous secret in Rune Factory 3, remade for a new generation on Nintendo Switch and PC.
Features brand new to Rune Factory 3 Special include Newlywed Mode, standalone adventures unlocked after marriage to each of the game’s 11 eligible bachelorettes; and a “Hell” difficulty level to challenge even veteran players!
Whether it’s your first visit or you’re returning after a long time away, experience the unforgettable story of Rune Factory 3 with improved graphics and redesigned 3D character models.
Release Date: September 6 | Developer: Bethesda Game Studios | Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Platform: Xbox Series X|S, PC
In this next-generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, create any character you want and explore with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.
Release Date: September 7 | Developer: Gammera Nest | Publisher: Gammera Nest
Platform: PlayStation 4, Mac, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch
The Many Pieces of Mr. Coo is a whimsical point’n’click adventure with a surrealist story, astounding hand-drawn animations and hilarious puzzles. Mr. Coo is trapped and broken into pieces. But most of all, he has no idea of what’s going on. Is that a giant chicken over there?
Release Date: September 7 | Developer: Square Enix | Publisher: Square Enix
Platform: iOS, Android
Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis is a mobile game covering the whole FFVII timeline by splitting each story into short chapters focused on important moments using animated cutscenes, some with conversation options, followed by a battle.
Relive the most memorable moments from FFVII and experience the journey of a young hero Sephiroth.
Release Date: September 7 | Developer: Agera Games | Publisher: Agera Games
Platform: PlayStation VR2, SteamVR, Oculus VR
A bananas VR climbing platformer where you play as an acrobatic ape with the strength to swing and toss yourself freely between obstacles in challenging playgrounds.
Release Date: September 8 | Developer: MAGES | Publisher: Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
Platform: PlayStation 4, PC, Nintendo Switch
The story starts on February 6, 2036, when an accident involving computers going berserk destroys many large cities around the world. The massive disaster is named the “2036 Problem”, but there’s a prediction that there will be a similar incident in 2038. So a group of scientists use the Gaia Supercomputer to create an “Earth Simulator” to prevent it from happening, but fail because human birth potential has dropped dramatically.
Release Date: September 8 | Developer: Vadzim Liakhovich | Publisher: Vadzim Liakhovich
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Sprout Valley is an upcoming farming simulator game where you can step back from the busy life and grow the garden of your dreams. Captivating story, hand-crafted experience, cute graphics and many more!
Release Date: September 8 | Developer: Phoenix Labs | Publisher: Phoenix Labs
Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch
Escape to the fairytale life of your dreams in Fae Farm, a cozy farm-sim RPG for 1-4 players. Craft, cultivate, and decorate to grow your shared homestead—and use spellbinding magic to explore the enchanted island of Azoria.
Release Date: September 8 | Developer: Visual Concepts | Publisher: 2K
Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S
Grab your squad and experience the past, present, and future of hoops culture in NBA 2K24. Enjoy pure, authentic action and limitless personalized MyPLAYER options in MyCAREER. Collect an impressive array of legends and build your perfect lineup in MyTEAM. Relive your favorite eras as a GM or Commissioner in MyNBA. Experience next-level gameplay and lifelike visuals with your favorite NBA and WNBA teams in play now.
Release Date: September 8 | Developer: NExT Studios | Publisher: Level Infinite
Platform: PlayStation 4, PC
Synced is a companion shooter game set in a techno-apocalyptic future. You are a Runner who must fight against enemy teams and synchronize with Nano companion classes to deploy in combat. Strengthen your squad, upgrade your weapons, and discover the mysteries of the Meridian.
Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles
Release Date: September 8 | Developer: Nippon Ichi Software | Publisher: Nippon Ichi Software
Platform: PlayStation 5, PC, Nintendo Switch
Enjoy the next verse of Marl Kingdom adventures with Rhapsody II: Ballad of the Little Princess and Rhapsody III: Memories of Marl Kingdom! Join Kururu, the daughter of Cornet and Ferdinand, as she pursues her dreams of true love, and experience these classic RPGs in full forte as they take center stage! With improved visuals, a heart-warming story, a charming soundtrack, and an emotional conclusion, Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles comes ready to win your heart as it makes its welcome western debut!