Every Video Game Release Date for September 2020

August 28, 2020

September is usually the time when developers and publishers look to start to release their biggest games. With the slower summer months now over, the industry traditionally gears up for the holiday period. Of course, 2020 is a little different thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the upcoming launch of next-gen consoles.

But with the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X not expected until November, gamers need a steady supply of releases. Fortunately, September is due to include a raft of new games to enjoy. These range from big hitters such as Marvel’s Avengers to highly anticipated indies like Spelunky 2. Just take a look at these upcoming launches to get an idea of what you might want this September.

Here is every video game release date for September 2020.

Ary and the Secret of Seasons

Release Date: September 1, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

The upcoming action-adventure game follows a young girl named Ary. She must restore the seasons of the fictional continent of Valdi. This will involve taking on the mantle of the male-dominated Guardians of the Seasons. Featuring gameplay similar to The Legend of Zelda series, it will be familiar to most gamers.

Crusader Kings 3

Release Date: September 1, 2020

Platforms: PC

Crusader Kings 3 is the third entry in the grand strategy franchise. Like its predecessors, it puts players in charge of setting up and running a dynasty. The ultimate goal is to ensure that the family name lives on through history. This sequel will start in the time of the Vikings and go up until the Fall of Byzantium.

Hitman 1 & 2

Release Date: September 1, 2020

Platforms: Google Stadia

IO Interactive brought back the classic assassin series in 2016 to plaudits. The highly-acclaimed sequel followed in 2018, again giving players control of Agent 47. Both titles are now coming to Google Stadia for the first time. They have previously released for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

MX vs ATV All Out

Release Date: September 1, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

MX vs ATV All Out is a racing game that originally launched in 2018. As you might have guessed from the name, it features off-road vehicles. Players can choose from a variety of vehicles. These include ATVs, UTVs, and bikes, which allow users to experience what it is like to race through the mud.

Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale

Release Date: September 3, 2020

Platforms: PC

Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale is a virtual reality game, tasking players with becoming a chef in a busy restaurant. As you progress further through the cute and quirky campaign, things soon begin to get frantic. Careful management of the kitchen is needed to be successful.

WRC 9

Release Date: September 3, 2020

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

WRC 9 is the ninth entry in the longrunning rally series. Based on the 2020 World Rally Championship, it includes the cars and circuits from that competition. In total there are 50 teams across four different categories. Initially, it is only available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. But it will later come to Nintendo Switch and next-gen consoles.

Doraemon Story of Seasons

Release Date: September 4, 2020

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Doraemon Story of Seasons has been available for the Nintendo Switch for a while now. But this marks the first time the title is available on PlayStation 4. The farming simulator franchise has been around for more than 20 years already. It also works in a similar way to Stardew Valley.

Marvel’s Avengers

Release Date: September 4, 2020

Platforms: Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Arguably the biggest release in September is Marvel’s Avengers. While the game was criticized when it was unveiled for poor graphics, it now looks much better. There is currently an extensive beta test for the game, which will allow players to take on the roles of famous Marvel heroes.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2

Release Date: September 4, 2020

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is a remake of the first two skateboarding games in the classic series. The first entry since 2015’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, it revamps the visuals and sound from the original titles. The developers have also added tricks from later games. This gives players even more options when it comes to scoring points.

AVICII Invector Encore Edition

Release Date: September 8, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

AVICII Invector Encore Edition is a rhythm game featuring music from legendary DJ AVICII. Containing frantic action and pulsing soundtracks, the game is already available on other platforms. However, this Encore Edition is exclusive to the Nintendo Switch and contains extra content.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

Release Date: September 8, 2020

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

A remaster of the original role-playing game, Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning sees a significant upgrade to its graphics. Set in a huge open world with a story by author R. A. Salvatore, the game has a large fanbase. Those looking to invest hundreds of hours into a game should look no further.

OkunoKA Madness

Release Date: September 8, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

A tough-as-nails platformer, OkunoKA Madness will challenge players with incredibly hard levels. With more than 100 levels and additional speedrun modes, there is plenty of content to keep things fresh. OkunoKA Madness is also colorful, stylish, and vibrant. That helps to make it distinct from other platform games on the market.

Bounty Battle

Release Date: September 10, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Bounty Battle is essentially Super Smash Bros., but for indie games. The brawler features characters from the likes of Darkest Dungeons, Dead Cells, and Guacamelee. In total, there are over 20 characters to choose from across a variety of different areas. Already available on PC, it is now coming to consoles.

BPM: Bullets Per Minute

Release Date: September 15, 2020

Platforms: PC

BPM: Bullets Per Minute combines the FPS genre with rhythm games. Players have to move and shoot enemies in time with the music that blasts out during the action. Each run into the generated dungeons is unique, as the game also includes elements from the rogue-like genre.

PES 2021

Release Date: September 15, 2020

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Unlike in previous years, Konami is not releasing a brand new Pro Evolution Soccer game. Instead, they are offering a discounted season update for the previous version of the title. This is to allow the developer to concentrate on next-gen entries in the franchise. The pack includes all the latest club and player data along with a new tournament mode.

Spelunky 2

Release Date: September 15, 2020

Platforms: PlayStation 4

The sequel to the indie darling roguelike, Spelunky 2 will release on PlayStation 4 first. Expanding the story of the first game, it takes players to new dungeons as they search for treasure. Like Spelunky, each run will be different as the world is randomly generated each time.

Pacer

SuperResolution

Release Date: September 17, 2020

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Originally known as Formula Fusion, Pacer is a racing video game by R8 Games. Funded through Kickstarter, it began life as a successor to Wipeout. However, an Early Access release last year received mixed reviews due to a lack of content and many bugs. Fans can only hope these issues have been fixed for the full launch.

WWE 2K Battlegrounds

Release Date: September 18, 2020

Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

WWE 2K Battlegrounds is not like most wrestling games. Rather than focus on realistic visuals and gameplay, it puts the emphasis on over-the-top action. Containing a huge roster of WWE stars, with interactive arenas and fast-paced action, this should excite wrestling fans who want a more casual experience.

Hello Neighbor

Release Date: September 20, 2020

Platforms: Google Stadia

Hello Neighbor is a 2017 stealth horror game about a creepy man. Already available on most platforms, it is now coming to Google Stadia. Players take on the role of a child investigating a strange house on their street. A deep AI system means the neighbor learns more about you as you play. This means it can learn to combat your playstyle to stop you from uncovering hidden secrets.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

Release Date: September 22, 2020

Platforms: PlayStation 4

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has already launched in Japan but is now coming to other regions. Featuring a range of different genres, it mixes real-time strategy with side-scrolling adventure elements. The story follows a group of 13 students who time travel into a futuristic war.

Little Big Workshop

Release Date: September 24, 2020

Platforms: Xbox One

Little Big Workshop is a factory simulator, which sees players managing their own workshop. That means keeping tabs on the workers and machines within the building to keep everything flowing smoothly. Eventually, you will be able to put together a dream factory. But only if you are efficient and prudent.

Serious Sam 4

Release Date: September 24, 2020

Platforms: Google Stadia and PC

The classic FPS series is returning in an action-packed sequel. Serious Sam 4 is being published by Devolver Digital and carries on the series’ story. Humanity is on its last legs and only Sam can lead the Earth Defense Force to victory over Mental’s hordes.

Tears of Avia

Release Date: September 24, 2020

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Turn-based strategy game Tears of Avia is set in the fictional world of Estera. Players have to take a side between the two biggest city-states as the continent descends into war. Along the way, you can also discover the secrets to Estera and make a range of moral choices.

Tennis World Tour 2

Release Date: September 24, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Tennis World Tour 2 is another simulation game based on the popular sport. Featuring many of the world’s top players and famous venues, it is the most complete tennis game available. There are also extensive singleplayer and multiplayer options. This allows people to play singles or doubles online with friends.

Ampersat

Release Date: September 25, 2020

Platforms: PC

Ampersat takes inspiration from franchises such as Smash TV and Zelda. In it, players have to battle against large ASCII bosses to free captured letters. The adventure will also include looting treasure and blasting monsters in gameplay that mashes together hack-and-slash action with RPG progression.

Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia

Release Date: September 25, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia asks players to dive into the Trollhunters world as Jim Lake Jr. He must stop the Trickster troll from taking over the land. The game also suggests teaming up with Claire. This means there is plenty of couch co-op action as well as upgradeable armor and weapons.

Mafia: Definitive Edition

Release Date: September 25, 2020

Platforms: Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

This remastered edition of Mafia has been built from the ground up. The developers have put a huge amount of effort into upgrading every aspect of the original 2002 game. Taking place in 1930s America, the story follows Tommy Angelo as he enters the world of organized crime.

Zengeon

Release Date: September 25, 2020

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

The colorful Zengeon is a combination of an action RPG and a roguelite, with the hero battling to save the world. An army of demons threatens humanity during a lunar eclipse, prompting the Celestial Academy to intervene. Ultimately, a wide variety of skills and battle combinations provides a lot of strategies to explore as you battle against huge bosses.

Second Extinction

Release Date: September 2020

Platforms: PC

Described as an intense three-player co-op shooter, Second Extinction forces players to work as a team. Meanwhile, the enemy you must defeat is a horde of mutated dinosaurs that has been unleashed on the world. Think of it as an online version of Dino Crisis, which the game closely resembles. Unfortunately, there’s currently no exact release date other than September 2020.

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