21 Best Anticipated Games Released in Japan 2021

List of best new games released in Japan 2021 and later

Anticipated Games in 2021

Gaming at home is one of the most popular things worldwide especially after the COVID-19’s spread. The Nintendo’s latest game console Nintendo Switch is being sold well and the expected PlayStation 5 was released by Sony in November, 2020. A large number of hot games for computers are developed and released every season, too.

There are numerous anticipated new games released in 2021, and here is the list of 21 best anticipated games released in Japan 2021 including the popular sequel title available after 2021. Check the trendy game titles and their release dates.

1. Monster Hunter Rise (モンスターハンターライズ)

Release: March 26, 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

2. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (ゼルダの伝説 スカイウォードソード HD)

Release: July 16, 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

3. New Pokémon Snap (New ポケモンスナップ)

Release: April 30, 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

4. FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE INTERGRADE

Release: June 30, 2021
Console: PlayStation 5

5. Resident Evil Village (バイオハザード ヴィレッジ)

Release: May 8, 2021
Console: Windows/PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5/Stadia/Xbox One/Xbox Series X/Xbox Series S

6. Little Nightmares II (リトルナイトメア2)

Release: February 11, 2021
Console: Windows/Nintendo Switch/PlayStation 4/Stadia/Xbox One/PlayStation 5/Xbox Series X/Xbox Series S

7. Apex Legends for Nintendo Switch

Release: March 9, 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

8. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Release: June 11, 2021
Console: PlayStation 5

9. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Hinokami Keppuutan (鬼滅の刃 ヒノカミ血風譚)

Release: 2021
Console: PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5/Steam/Xbox One/Xbox Series X/Xbox Series S

10. Shin Megami Tensei V (真・女神転生V)

Release: 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

11. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (スーパーマリオ3Dワールド+フューリーワールド)

Release: February 12, 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

12. Mario Golf: Super Rush (マリオゴルフ スーパーラッシュ)

Release: June 25, 2021
Console: Nintendo Switch

13. Deathloop

Release: May 21, 2021
Console: PlayStation 5/Windows

14. Ghostwire: Tokyo

Release: 2021
Console: PlayStation 5/Windows

15. God of War (ゴッド・オブ・ウォー)

Release: 2021
Console: PlayStation 5

16. Horizon Forbidden West

Release: TBA
Console: PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5

17. Marvel’s Avengers (アベンジャーズ)

Release: TBA
Console: PlayStation 4/PlayStation 5

18. FINAL FANTASY XVI (ファイナルファンタジー16)

Release: TBA
Console: PlayStation 5

19. The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild 2 (ゼルダの伝説 ブレス オブ ザ ワイルド 続編)

Release: TBA
Console: Nintendo Switch

20. Splatoon 3 (スプラトゥーン3)

Release: 2022
Console: Nintendo Switch

21. Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate (ドラゴンクエストXII 選ばれし運命の炎)

Release: TBA
Console: TBA


Some of the anticipated games above have been already played internationally, and more new game titles will be announced in the future. Check the latest information provided officially!

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