New Games Coming In March 2021 For PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Switch, And PC


March is upon us, and it’s looking to be an extremely good month for RPG fans and anyone with a Nintendo Switch. Monster Hunter Rise brings intense battles against enormous creatures to the very-much-not-enormous Nintendo Switch, and the cooperative experts at Hazelight launch their next adventure It Takes Two this month, as well.

Below, you can see the biggest game releases in March on all major platforms. You can also check out our video games release dates of 2021 article for a comprehensive list of the whole year.

Release Date Game Platform
March 2 Harvest Moon: One World PS4, Switch
Yakuza: Like a Dragon PS5
March 4 Sea of Solitude: Director’s Cut Switch
March 9 Apex Legends Switch
March 16 Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Switch
Samurai Shodown Xbox Series X|S
March 23 Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town Switch
March 25 Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Xbox One, PC
March 26 Balan Wonderland Switch, PS5, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC
It Takes Two Switch, PS5, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC
Monster Hunter Rise Switch
March 30 Evil Genius 2: World Domination PC
March TBA Disco Elysium: The Final Cut PS5, PS4, PC, Stadia

Apex Legends (Switch) — March 9


It’s available on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox already, but Respawn’s Apex Legends has been absent on the Nintendo Switch for more than two years. That is finally changing on March 9, with the game support cross-platform play and all the same features as the versions on more-powerful systems. On Switch, you’ll get 30 free levels for the Season 8 Battle Pass as well as a double XP bonus for the first two weeks. Plus, the port is being handled by the wizards at Panic Button, so we’re confident it’s going to run smoothly.

Further reading:

  • New Apex Legends Switch Gameplay Trailer Shows Off Legendary Pathfinder Skin
  • Apex Legends Switch Gameplay Debuts During Nintendo’s February Direct
  • Apex Legends Has Made $1 Billion In Less Than Two Years

It Takes Two (PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch, PC) — March 26


Eccentric director Josef Fares–has built a reputation for himself and studio Hazelight as a master of cooperative adventure. We saw it with the multiplayer-only A Way Out, and Hazelight’s It Takes Two, as the name suggests, will also be multiplayer-only. A more colorful and whimsical take on the concept than its predecessor, It Takes Two looks like Fares’ take on a game by Double Fine or Media Molecule, and the game comes with an online Friend Pass so someone can join you without buying it.

Further reading:

  • Josef Fares: It Takes Two Is Co-Op Because “I Like To F–k With The Players’ Minds
  • First 22 Minutes Of It Takes Two
  • A Way Out Dev Josef Fares Says It’s “So Sick” That People Don’t Finish Games

Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) — March 26


Monster Hunter games had a big following on handheld systems, including 3DS, before the massively successful Monster Hunter World released on consoles and PC. The franchise is coming back to Nintendo with Monster Hunter Rise, a full-fledged role-playing adventure complete with wyvern riding and a new “Wirebug” tool that lets you go almost anywhere. Though it’s perfect for shorter play sessions, it isn’t a watered-down experience, and it should also be a good entry point for newcomers.

Further reading:

  • Monster Hunter Rise Streams Announced For Early March
  • Monster Hunter Rise Fine-Tunes Many Of The Series’ Familiar Elements
  • Thanks To Resident Evil 3 And Monster Hunter, Capcom Expects To Make A Lot Of Money

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