New Video Game Releases Week 42, 2016

20 October 2016
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Battlefield 1 launch

Here is the list of this week’s new video game releases. Popular video games released this week are: Battlefield 1 and Sid Meier’s Civilization VI.

The new releases are here! 😀

New retail releases are:

  • Batman: Return to Arkham (PS4, Xbox One) — Includes: Batman: Arkham Asylum & Batman: Arkham City.
  • Battlefield 1 (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  • Note: Friday worldwide release.

  • Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky (PS4, PS Vita)
  • Lego Harry Potter Collection (PS4) — Includes: Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 & Years 5-7.
  • Rhythm Heaven Megamix (3DS) — Note: Late European/Australian release.
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (PC) — Note: Friday worldwide release.

New downloadable games include:

  • Newly available on the PlayStation Store: [updates Tuesday]
    PS+ Free Games in October: Resident Evil (PS4), Transformers: Devastation (PS4), Mad Riders (PS3), From Dust (PS3), Code: Realize – Guardian of Rebirth (PS Vita), Actual Sunlight (PS Vita).
    PS4: The Bug Butcher, HoPiKo, The Jackbox Party Pack 3, Mordheim: City of the Damned.
    PS4 VR: Pixel Gear, SportsBarVR.
    PS4 Retail Downloads: Battlefield 1, Batman: Return to Arkham, Lego Harry Potter Collection, Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky.
    PS Vita Retail Downloads: Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky, Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls.
  • What’s added on Xbox Live Marketplace: [updates Wednesday]
    Xbox One Free Games with Gold in October: Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings all month and from the 16th you also get The Escapists.
    Xbox One: The Bug Butcher, HoPiKo, The Jackbox Party Pack 3, Mordheim: City of the Damned, Gas Guzzlers Extreme, Horse Racing 2016, Slain: Back From Hell.
    Xbox One Retail Downloads: Battlefield 1, Batman: Return to Arkham, We Sing.
    Xbox 360 Free Games with Gold in October: I Am Alive until the 15th and from the 16th you also get MX vs ATV Reflex.
  • New games on the 3DS & Wii U eShop: [updates Thursday]
    3DS Retail Downloads: Rhythm Heaven Megamix (EU/AU).
    3DS eShop: Pokémon Sun & Pokémon Moon: Special Demo Version (catch a special Ash-Greninja that transfers to the full game), Fairune 2 (USA), Ping Pong Trick Shot (EU).
    3DS Virtual Console: Super Castlevania IV, Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts.
    New 3DS Virtual Console: Pirate Pop Plus, Breath of Fire (USA).
    Wii U eShop: Pirate Pop Plus, Fire: Ungh’s Quest, Super Destronaut 2: Go Duck Yourself.
    Wii U Virtual Console: The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (USA).
    Wii Classics on Wii U: Project Zero 2: Wii Edition (EU).
  • New game additions on the Apple App Store: [updates Thursday]
    iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch: Battlefield Companion (free), Plants vs. Zombies Heroes (CCG), Evil Dead: Endless Nightmare, Return of the Zombie King, Eggggg, Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1 (free).
  • New game additions on Steam: [updates all week]
    PC/Mac/Linux: Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, Sakura Nova, Astral Heroes, Paypal 2: John Wick Weapons Pack DLC, Total Warhammer – The King and the Warlord & Wurrzag DLCs, Stellaris: Leviathans Story Pack DLC, Serious Sam VR: The Last Hope (VR), Rusty Lake: Roots, Train Simulator: DB VR 112.1 Loco DLC, Negligee, AdventureQuest 3D, The Infinite Black, Crush Crush, Demolish & Build Company 2017, Accounting (VR), The Jackbox Party Pack 3.

Take a look at the Battlefield 1 trailer:

Here’s the Sid Meier’s Civilization VI launch trailer:

Watch the Rhythm Heaven Megamix trailer:

Lastly, here’s a Batman: Return to Arkham trailer:

What video games will you be playing this week? Any of these?

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Ferry Groenendijk By Ferry Groenendijk: He is the founder and editor of Video Games Blogger. He loved gaming from the moment he got a Nintendo with Super Mario Bros. on his 8th birthday. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook and at Google+.


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