Best Games Releasing August 2021 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X, Switch, PS4, Xbox One)

The hits keep coming, and they don't stop coming.

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.

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GamePlatformsRelease Date
The FalconeerPS4, PS5, SwitchAugust 5, 2021
GodfallPS4August 10, 2021
SkateBIRDPC, Switch, Xbox OneAugust 12, 2021
Naraka: BladepointPCAugust 12, 2021
HadesPS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 13, 2021
12 MinutesPC, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 19, 2021
Madden NFL 22PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X August 20, 2021
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's CutPS5August 20, 2021
King's Bounty 2PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 24, 2021
HoaPC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 24, 2021
Aliens: Fireteam ElitePC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 24, 2021
Kena: Bridge of SpiritsPC, PS4, PS5August 24, 2021
Psychonauts 2PC, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 25, 2021
No More Heroes 3SwitchAugust 27, 2021
KeyWePC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series XAugust 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.

For more upcoming releases, check out When Will Phasmophobia Come to All Consoles or Nintendo Switch OLED Pre-Order Guide.

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