Video game releases are a constant in the entertainment industry. Each month brings new and exciting releases for players to enjoy across a multitude of platforms. August 2021 is no different. There are a handful of high-profile releases debuting this August. Here are some of the titles launching on PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
While some of these titles have been released before, several of them hit certain consoles for the first time.
|The Falconeer||PS4, PS5, Switch||August 5, 2021|
|Godfall||PS4||August 10, 2021|
|SkateBIRD||PC, Switch, Xbox One||August 12, 2021|
|Naraka: Bladepoint||PC||August 12, 2021|
|Hades||PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 13, 2021|
|12 Minutes||PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 19, 2021|
|Madden NFL 22||PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 20, 2021|
|Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut||PS5||August 20, 2021|
|King's Bounty 2||PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 24, 2021|
|Hoa||PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 24, 2021|
|Aliens: Fireteam Elite||PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 24, 2021|
|Kena: Bridge of Spirits||PC, PS4, PS5||August 24, 2021|
|Psychonauts 2||PC, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 25, 2021|
|No More Heroes 3||Switch||August 27, 2021|
|KeyWe||PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X||August 31, 2021|
August starts off the tidal wave of games sure to come this fall, with a litany of titles sure to follow in the latter months of 2021.
Several titles we recommend keeping an eye on are:
- Kena: Bridge of Spirits - a gorgeous indie with Asian influence helming Sony's fall releases, promising unique gameplay and a charming story.
- Psychonauts 2 - The long awaited sequel to the psychedelic 2005 platformer that promises to keep the charm of the original.
- Hades - This Rogue-Like won multiple Game of the Year awards for it's phenomenal gameplay, soundtrack, voice acting, and mechanics. Newcomers on PlayStation and Xbox are sure to have a great time with this mythological masterpiece.