August 2018: All The Games Releasing This Month (VIDEO)

August 2018

Here we are at the beginning of a new month, with summer at its peak and the game avalanche of the Fall just beyond the horizon. As such, there admittedly aren’t too many big releases in August 2018, but the shortage of heavy hitters is more than made up with the presence of numerous indies and re-releases. Available in the coming weeks, the most notable titles include the “Final Season” of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead saga, the PC release of Monster Hunter World, and the long-anticipated dystopian adventure We Happy Few.

The theme for the month seems to be the word “ultimate” as games Rocket League, Monster Hunter Generations, and Divinity: Original Sin II are putting out all-in-one editions under this name. The re-releases continue with favorites such as Okami HD for Nintendo Switch, the crime-indulging Yakuza Kiwami 2, and the classic Shenmue I & II collection. August 2018 will also be home to an epic crossover event between Monster Hunter World and Final Fantasy XIV. Okay, on second thought, this month’s theme is probably better being “Monster Hunter” at this point.

Check out the full list of game releases for August 2018 below and let us know in the comments if you’ll be unleashing hole-y disaster in Donut County, heading to the endzone in Madden NFL 19, or engaging with VR shooter Firewall: Zero Hour. Also, be sure to follow Don’t Feed the Gamers on Twitter and Facebook to stay informed of the latest in gaming and entertainment news 24 hours a day!


August 1


  • ECHOES OF WAR: The Last Heartbeat (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift)
  • Free Games With Prime: August 2018
    • Antihero (PC)
    • Death Squared (PC)
    • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (PC)
    • Steamworld Dig (PC)
    • Wizardry Bundle (PC)
      • Wizardry 6
      • Wizardry 7
      • Wizardry 8
  • One More Dungeon (Xbox One)
  • PlayStation Plus Free Games: August 2018
    • Dead by Daylight (PlayStation 4)
    • Mafia III (PlayStation 4)
    • Bound by Flame (PlayStation 3)
    • Serious Sam 3: BFE (PlayStation 3)
    • Draw Slasher (PlayStation Vita)
    • Space Hulk (PlayStation Vita)
  • Star Traders: Frontiers (PC)
  • State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Xbox Free Games With Gold: August 2018
    • Forza Horizon 2 (Xbox One)
    • Dead Space 3 (Xbox 360, Xbox One)
  • Yakuza 0 (PC)
  • Ziq (Mac, PC)

August 2


  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (Nintendo Switch)
  • Armored Warfare (Xbox One)
  • Crush Your Enemies (Nintendo Switch)
  • Flat Heroes (Nintendo Switch, PC)
  • Madden NFL 19
  • Monster Hunter World
  • MoonStrike (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift)
  • Picross S2 (Nintendo Switch)
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
    • Beast of Winter Expansion (PC)
  • PUSS (PC)
  • Road to Ballhalla (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Russian Subway Dogs (PC)
  • Salt and Sanctuary (Nintendo Switch)

August 3


  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (Xbox One)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Ding Dong VR (HTC Vive, Mixed Reality, Oculus Rift)
  • Doughlings: Arcade (Xbox One)
  • Fugue in Void (PC)
  • Ghostbusters VR: Now Hiring (HTC Vive)
  • Jump Gunners (Xbox One)
  • Super Dungeon Tactics (Xbox One)
  • WarioWare Gold (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Zazmo Arcade Pack (Xbox One)

August 7


  • Dead Cells (Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Dreamland Defender (HTC Vive)
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Flipping Death (Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Overcooked 2 (Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Pilot Rudder VR (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift)
  • H1Z1: Battle Royale (PlayStation 4)
  • Hearthstone
    • The Boomsday Project Expansion (Android, iOS, Mac, PC)
  • Hyper Universe (Xbox One)
  • Madden NFL 19
    • Pre-Order Access (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
    • Playable Demo (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Slam Land (Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4)

August 8


  • 2260 VR (HTC Vive)
  • AnimVR (HTC Vive, Mixed Reality, Oculus Rift)
  • Nano Nebula (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift)

August 9


  • City of the Shroud (PC)
  • Gladiabots
    • Early Access (PC)
  • Monster Hunter World (PC)
  • Okami HD (Nintendo Switch)
  • Three Life (HTC Vive)

August 10


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
    • Closed Beta (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
    • Pre-Order Beta (PC)
  • Madden NFL 19 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Prehistoria (HTC Vive)
  • We Happy Few (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

August 11


  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
    • Open Beta (PC)

August 13


  • Sword Legacy: Omen (PC)

August 14


  • 2064: Read Only Memories Integral (Nintendo Switch)
  • Deathgarden
    • Early Access (PC)
  • Death’s Gambit (PC, PlayStation 4)
  • Cosmic Star Heroine (Nintendo Switch)
  • Phantom Doctrine (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • TerraTech (PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4)
  • The Walking Dead: The Final Season
  • World of Warcraft
    • Battle for Azeroth Expansion (PC)

August 15


  • Hero Defense (Xbox One)
  • Red’s Kingdom (Nintendo Switch)
  • StarDrone VR (HTC Vive, Mixed Reality, Oculus Rift)
  • State of Mind (Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

August 16


  • Destination Primus Vita
    • Episode 1 (Mac, PC)
  • Hero Defense (PC, PlayStation 4)
  • Xbox Free Games With Gold: August 2018
    • For Honor (Xbox One)
    • Disney’s Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (Xbox 360, Xbox One)

August 20


  • Space Maze (Oculus Rift)

August 21


  • All-Star Fruit Racing (Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Guacamelee 2 (PC, PlayStation 4)
  • Shenmue I & II HD (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Track Lab (PlayStation VR)

August 23


  • Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

August 24


  • The Eerie Inn VR (Oculus Rift)
  • F1 2018 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

August 28


  • Bow to Blood (PlayStation VR)
  • de Blob 2 (Nintendo Switch)
  • Donut County (iOS, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4)
  • Fire Pro Wrestling World (PlayStation 4)
  • Firewall: Zero Hour (PlayStation VR)
  • The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of War – Definitive Edition (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Nintendo Switch)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Rocket League Ultimate Edition (Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Strange Brigade (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Torn (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR)
  • Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PlayStation 4)

August 29


  • Green Hell
    • Early Access (PC)

August 30



August 31


  • Divinity: Original Sin II – Definitive Edition (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Dinosaur Hunter VR (HTC Vive)
  • The Lost And Forgotten (HTC Vive)
  • Paradise Checkers VR (Oculus Rift)
  • Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • Shadows: Awakening (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

August 2018 TBA


  • Dissidia Final Fantasy NT
    • Rinoa Heartilly Character DLC (PlayStation 4)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Far Cry 5
  • Frozen Synapse 2 (PC)
  • Mavericks Proving Grounds
    • Closed Beta (PC)
  • Naked Sun (Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR)
  • SCUM
  • Star Wars Battlefront II
    • Clone Trooper Update (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)
  • The Witcher TRPG (Tabletop)

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Phone-browsing Wikipedia in one hand and clutching his trusty controller in the other, the legendary Eric Hall spreads his wealth of knowledge as a writer for Don't Feed the Gamers. Be sure to catch his biweekly "Throwback Thursday" segment for a nostalgic look at trivia from the past.

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