New & Upcoming Video Game Releases – April 2021

What are the new and upcoming game releases of April 2021? We’re already 4 months into the year and there have been some fairly wonderful releases so far. Like It Takes Two, Monster Hunter Rise, Little Nightmares 2 and so much more!

If you’re looking to pick up a new game, or maybe pre-order one of April’s releases, then over the Easter bank holiday the GameByte Shop has 10% off all games, including new releases and pre-orders. The offer runs until April 6 at 23:59. Just use the voucher code EASTER10 at checkout.

What about the games coming out this month though? What can we expect to see? Although the releases are fairly spaced out this month there’s definitely reason to be hyped about a variety of titles. Let’s dive in.

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Outriders – April 1 – Buy

The latest looter shooter coming from the devs behind Bulletstorm and Gears of War Judgement and published by Square Enix. A demo ran last month that allowed gamers to play quite a bit of it to see if it’s for them. If you like the sound of it you can play it on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

Oddworld Soulstorm – April 6

It’s been so long since we had a brand new Oddworld game. PS+ owners with a PS5 will get it as part of their PS+ games for the month but PC and PS4 gamers will be able to jump into Abe’s latest adventure too.

Returnal – aPRIL 30 – bUY

One of the first big exclusives of the year for the PlayStation 5. Returnal is a roguelike third person shooter made by the team behind Resogun. It’s coming exclusively to the PS5.

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New Pokemon Snap – April 30 – Buy

Pokemon Snap is back. Take pictures of your favourite Pokemon in this brand new follow up to the N64 classic. Only available on Nintendo Switch

Other April Releases

There’s other games coming in April too and we know some of you just want to see a nice list of things so you can get your information in an easy to digest way. We’ve got you.

01/04/2021Outriders [PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S] – Buy
06/04/2021Oddworld: Soulstorm [PS4, PS5, PC]
Lost Words: Beyond the Page [PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC]
Star Wars: Republic Commando [PS4, Nintendo Switch]
08/04/2021Before Your Eyes [PC]
Cozy Grove [PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PC]
09/04/2021The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel IV [Nintendo Switch – Buy, PC]
Say No! More [Nintendo Switch, PC, iOS]
13/04/2021Poison Control [PS4, Nintendo Switch] – Buy
15/04/2021Ashwalkers [PC]
SaGa Frontier Remastered [PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, iOS, Android]
Pocoyo Party [Nintendo Switch]
Rain on Your Parade [PC, Nintendo Switch]
16/04/2021MLB: The Show 21 [PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X]
22/04/2021Atelier Mysterious Trilogy Deluxe Pack [PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC]
MotoGP 21 [PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, Stadia] – Buy
23/04/2021Judgment [PS5, Xbox Series X, Stadia] – Buy
NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 [PS4, Xbox One, PC] – Buy
29/04/2021Total War: Rome Remastered [PC]
30/04/2021Returnal [PS5] – Buy
Terminator: Resistance Enhanced [PS5] – Buy
New Pokemon Snap [Nintendo Switch] – Buy
R-Type Final 2 [PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch] – Buy
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Featured Image Credit: Nintendo, Reef Entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Oddworld Inhabitants