We saw a variety of big new game releases in June and July, and the last month of summer is no exception. We are seeing some of the best new games of 2020 arriving this month.
Here are the biggest new game releases for August 2020:
The multiplayer video game is heavily inspired by obstacle racing reality shows like Ninja Warrior and Wipeout. Play with up to 60 others in this PVP game, taking on epic challenges in the ultimate race to a single crown-- and victory! A bonus? It's free to PlayStation Plus subscribers!
A mysterious skull washes up on a strange island. The land is embroiled in an ages-old conflict between three god-like creatures that live here. Play as Skully in the title, as you roll, bounce, and explore the world. Meet characters, solve puzzles, and discover a compelling story on any major platform!
Call of Duty features its newest season of PvP releasing right around the corner. There's a group of newcomers, known only as Shadow Company. Additionally, there are rumors of a new loot train and the Stadium opening up. These aren't confirmed, but something to look forward to as the August 5th date approaches.
This hit title is already available on Windows, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The free-to-play smash hit was announced at UIbisoft Forward that is heading to Android and iOS. Beat up other players in the PvP arena with several different casuals and ranked modes. Pick from over 40 characters, each able to use a dozen weapons in combat.
This upcoming title is an action racing game. It's full of scenes from the hit movie series and featuring beloved characters like Dom. Play as a new and upcoming part of the crew in the single-player story with RPG features, or check out the online play with friends.
The award-winning RPG gets a fresh release! Play as Alloy, the fiery-haired huntress in a strange world full of mechanical beasts. Follow her epic story and discover countless secrets. Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition includes the original game, the Frozen Wilds expansion, and several new outfits and travelers' packs.
Get a new grip on drifting in this upcoming driving game. Using dual-drift technology, you'll control your car on the track from two separate points. Choose from 12 vehicles, each with its own perks and unique handling. Hone your skills in single-player, then hop onto local multiplayer for play with friends.
Play as an adventurer in this RPG game based on the hit anime series. Gods live among mortals in the city of Orario. Explore the world while serving one of these gods. Level up with expansive skill trees, collect countless weapons and armor, and experience brand-new content exclusive to the game.
The 3D platformer focuses on Willy, a clever boy whose father sends a mysterious letter. Explore a strange pirate town in this fantasy-based point and click third-person adventure. Discover what lurks beneath the surface, following the epic journey of Willy, as he finds out precisely what happened to his father.
Combine Total War's turn-based civilization building with massive battles like never before in Troy, the all-new installment from the series. The game explores the Trojan War from both perspectives: Greek and Trojan alike. Play as one of eight heroes from the Trojan War, strategically organizing battles and learning the truth behind the legend.
The cult classic gets a makeover with the upcoming THPS series. Drop in the half-pipe, grind along rails, and pull sick tricks with the original roster from Tony Hawk 1 & 2, as well as the original soundtrack and tracks. Experience levels with completely rebuilt graphics, designed for current-gen consoles!
The unexpected sci-fi thriller finally gets a physical release. Soon, Earth's resources are depleted. The Moon sustains colonies that provide Earth with desperately needed energy. One day, the provinces go silent. Play as the astronaut tasked with discovering what happened to the colonies, and uncover a horrifying reality.
The long-awaited UFC title brings gameplay improvements, among many other things. Play as an amateur in the campaign mode, and rise through the rankings to take on the greats. Go head-to-head with players worldwide and check out Blitz Battles, a new method that offers quick online matches.
Microsoft is bringing a completely fresh look to the classic Flight Simulator. Experience a fully rendered, realistic world from the cockpit of 20 different planes. Plot a destination anywhere in the world, take off from 30 hand-crafted airports, and enjoy flight challenges. There are even accurate weather charts!
Play as Pastel a nine-tailed fox, in this single-player 3D platformer. Wake up in a beautiful forest with no memories of what happened or how Pastel arrived. Travel through time using Pastel's abilities, and survive long enough to dig up the tale of what brought Pastel to the dangerous place.
Check out an isometric, turn-based RPG in the expansive Pathfinder universe with Pathfinder: Kingmaker. Create a custom party with tons of classes, set out, and defeat monsters and kingdoms alike. Take the lands and turn them into a massive empire. Manage it with dozens of choices and endless random encounters.
Rogue Legacy is what happens when a rogue-lite game meets a dynasty. Every time you die while exploring, offspring takes over. Every character is new and unique, so you'll never get the same skills twice. Explore an unforgiving world and progress the legacy while progressing a bit further with every generation.
This is a third-person shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world. Monsters run wild, and humanity teeters on the brink of extinction. Play as one of the last humans, and join up to two other players exploring the brutal world. Kill hordes, gather resources, and rebuild humanity once again.
Summary: The anime dating simulator comes to Nintendo Switch with a splash. Enter a world where people use gravity-defying shoes to play sports in the sky! Meet and get to know four different girls, then take things to the next level. Your choices affect all relationships in this hand-drawn, emotional game.
Get out on the course with the latest golfing game from PGA. It features 15 real-world courses rendered entirely in 4K. Create your own golfer or pick from 12 pre-made Pro players. Check out the campaign mode or hop online and play with millions of other digital golfers worldwide.
Get ready for high-speed action in this sports game. Descenders features downhill extreme biking. Follow the path that's the fastest, but be prepared for the danger that entails! Perform tricks and complete objectives on each uniquely designed level to earn a new high-score and bragging rights on the ranking board.
Hit the streets with this upcoming sports title! Arcade-style graphics and gameplay give street football a fast-paced, exciting feel. Go head-to-head against classic famous street footballers, learning new tricks, and unleashing them on unsuspecting opponents. Become the Street King in Street Power Soccer, soon available on all major consoles!
Madden is one of the confirmed next-generation titles. Climb your way to the top of the NFL in the campaign mode, choosing from any number of positions. Guide your team to victory. There's also cross-platform online play, where you can pit yourself against amateur players and maybe even some pros!
Rhythm-infused combat combines with an epic story of rebellion in this colorful upcoming title. Form a rock band and smash the EDM Empire by using different instruments as tools of fighting. Rock and electronica collide in this musical platformer stuffed full of struggle, song, and a vibrant, eclectic world.
Play as a rebellious young woman in this horror title. Two women, Jen and Linn, are trapped together in the circumstances beyond their control but discover something else awful at play. See what lurks in the darkness as they work together, learning the evil secrets of the inn in which they are trapped.
Take on the world of Final Fantasy in this remastered story of danger and bravery. Crystals keep the darkness at bay in the world, but even they are susceptible to evil. Play as a young adventurer and his team, tasked with the perilous journey of purifying these crystals.
Epic has already done a great job of remaking the world of Fortnite several times. With Season 3 due to launch on August 26, anything is still possible for Season 4! There's a giant flood about to cleanse everything, so definitely tune in to see what happens next.
Summary: Elite Squad brings the hardcore FPS style of Tom Clancy games to mobile. Gang up on other players in free-for-all, or join a guild and experience team PVP. Level up, unlock new weapons and abilities and become the most elite crew in the world in this mobile, PVP shooter game.
The manga classic has yet another video game coming out soon! With top-notch anime graphics, you can experience the thrill of the football field yourself. Choose from 25 different characters, compete in matches, and show off an impressive set of professional skills. The sports game offers a front seat to the action.
The world is under an unknown threat. Take on the role of hero in a riveting story, playing as one of the countless anime stars. This epic crossover fighting game features characters from animes like Dragon Ball, One Piece, and even Deathnote. Additionally, hop online and play with others in casual or ranked.
Race your way to the top in this graphically stunning car game. There's a campaign mode for single-player fun, where you can earn experience points, rank up, and endlessly customize your personal ride. Or, hop online and ride with friends in the natural and quick drop-in mode.
This game is the direct sequel to the RPG hit, Wasteland 2. It features turn-based squad combat in a hostile post-apocalyptic setting. Make choices that affect the world around you in seen and unseen ways. Help humanity come back from the brink alone or together with the co-op campaign feature.
The middle of the ocean is a dangerous place! Survive a hostile environment in this adventure game. Washed up on a deserted island, discover useful ways to create tools and learn to thrive. Explore, gather, and collect resources in hopes of one day rescuing yourself from the lonely isolation.
That's a wrap Summer 2020 -- bring on the final months of the year! We can look forward to even more epic titles such as Cyberpunk 2077, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, and so much more.