This Week’s Japanese Game Releases: PS5, Xbox Series

Demon's Souls, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and more.

This Week's Japanese Game Releases: PS5, Xbox Series

PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are highlights of this week’s Japanese video game releases.

Notable exclusive titles launching alongside PlayStation 5 include Demon’s Souls, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Godfall, and more.

Notable exclusive titles launching alongside Xbox Series X and Xbox Series X include Gears Tactics, Bright Memory, and Tetris Effect: Connected.

Multiplatform launch titles include Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition, NBA 2K21, Watch Dogs: Legion, and more.

A few other new titles not related to the new console launches are also due out this week—most notably Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC.

Get the full list of this week’s Japanese game releases below. It should be noted that Gematsu will receive a small percentage of money from purchases made through Play-Asia links. You can also save five percent using our “GEMATSU” coupon code.


  • PlayStation 5
  • PlayStation 5 Digital Edition
  • Xbox Series X
  • Xbox Series S

Physical and Digital


  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Xbox Series, Xbox One, PC [Epic Games Store]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Astro’s Playroom (PS5) – Launching worldwide.
  • Baroque: Original Version (Switch)
  • Bugsnax (PS5, PS4, PC [Epic Games Store]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Bright Memory (Xbox Series) – Launching worldwide.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Xbox Series, Xbox One, PC []) – Launching worldwide.
  • Cookie’s! Theory of Super Evolution (Switch) – Launching worldwide.
  • Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition (Xbox Series) – Launching worldwide.
  • Fortnite (PS5, Xbox Series) – Launching worldwide.
  • Freakout: Calamity TV Show (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • G-Mode Archives 24: Sangokushi Nendaiki DX (Switch)
  • Godfall (PC [Epic Games Store]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Goonya Fighter (PS5) – Launching worldwide.
  • Hidden Through Time (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Just Dance 2021 (Xbox One) – Launching worldwide.
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory (Xbox One) – Launching worldwide.
  • NBA 2K21 (Xbox Series) – Launching worldwide.
  • Planet Coaster: Console Edition (PS5, Xbox Series / One, PS4) – Launching worldwide.
  • Ranshima Monogatari Lairland Story: Shoujo no Yakujou Remake (Switch)
  • Roombo: First Blood (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (PC [Steam]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Tetris Effect: Connected (Xbox Series, Xbox One, PC [Microsoft Store]) – Launching worldwide.
  • Urban Flow (Switch) – Already available worldwide.
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Coteries of New York (PS4, Switch, PC [DMM Games Store]) – Already available worldwide.
  • Watch Dogs: Legion (PS5, Xbox Series) – Launching worldwide.
  • Zombie’s Cool (Switch) – Launching worldwide.

The PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Switch titles listed above can be purchased through Japanese PlayStation Network and Nintendo accounts using prepaid cards:

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