New games for 2021: console and PC release dates

New games for 2021: console and PC release dates

The Nintendo Switch is likely to have another strong year, with some highly-anticipated releases on the way to the handheld console – and to the updated Switch OLED too.What’s more, streaming services like Amazon Luna are also set to improve in 2021, and of course, let’s not forget about PC gaming, which continues to set the standard in both hardware power and flexibility.

Make sure you check out our dedicated release date lists too, which cover the new PS5 games and new Xbox Series X games, as well as our best PC gaming list. If you’re on a budget and desperate for a new game, take a look at our best free games on Steam, and best free PC games pick.

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  • We’ve got you covered if you’re searching for a list of all the new games coming out in 2021. In terms of new game releases, the first half of 2021 was pretty quiet. But now that we’re reaching the conclusion of the year, everything has changed. More and more big-name games are being announced for release in 2021, including Halo Infinite, Battlefield 2042, and Call of Duty: Vanguard, among others. Developers are pushing the capability of the PS5 and Xbox Series X, making this an exciting year for gaming. However, next-gen console owners will not be the only ones having a good time this year.

  • We know it can be challenging to keep track of which upcoming games are being released and when you can expect them. That’s why we’ve created this guide – which we regularly update – filled with the new games coming out in 2021 and beyond, so you always know what’s on the horizon.