2021 was a wild ride, but at least you’ve had some pretty decent games to pass the time!

 

You probably have already seen and/or played:

  • Code Geass: Genesic Re;CODE
  • Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
  • The Promised Neverland: Escape from Hunting Garden
  • Shaman King: Funbari Chronicle…

 

…Just to name a few of the big-name games of last year!

 

But now, let’s take a look at the next lot of upcoming games for 2022-2023 to get hyped for!

 

 

Digimon Survive

 

 

This one is sure to grab a lot of attention! Digimon is one of the classic nostalgia-fueled anime and has recently seen a resurgence of relevance.

 

First the movies, a new anime series, and now a survival game! Digimon Survive looks to be a tactical JRPG style using traditional 2d and turn-based strategy combat.

 

Witchcraft Studios are the developers and are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Digimon franchise.

 

Featuring an entirely new cast, this game should be accessible to old-time fans and newcomers alike!

 

Along with Tsubasa and many other anime games, it is published by Bandai Namco and will be out on Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and Windows.

 

Release Date: July 28 in Japan on PS4 and Nintendo Switch – July 29, Worldwide on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and Steam

 

 

 

Full Metal Alchemist Mobile

 

 

Square Enix announced that “The Greatest Manga of All Time” gets a new smartphone game for iOS and Android.

 

The game will be free-to-play with optional in-game purchases. It is a fighting game as well. Pre-registration is now open!

 

 

Release Date: August 4, 2022

 

Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness

 

 

An Action RPG videogame for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam will arrive in Autumn 2022!

 

 

Spike Chunsoft is the developer, who also made the Danganronpa series!

 

 

Also, remember that Made in Abyss: Retsujitsu no Ougonkyou, a sequel of the anime, has been announced for Summer 2022.

 

 

 

Release Date: September 2, 2022

 

Click here to their official site.

 

 


 

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R

 

 

This title is based on the All-Star Battle fighting game that was released in 2013 but remastered for new consoles!

 

Jotaro Kujo, DIO, Giorno Giovanna, Jolyne Cujoh, and other characters gather across multiple generations in this new game available for Play Station 4 & 5, Xbox Series, Steam, and Nintendo Switch.

 

 

With 50 playable characters from all arcs, this title consists of All-Star Battle Mode, Arcade Mode, Online Mode, Versus Mode, Practice Mode, and Gallery Mode.

 

 

Release Date: September 2, 2022

 

 

 

Black Clover Mobile

 

 

One of the greatest shonen of all time is getting a new mobile game in 2022.

 

 

It is also getting a global release!

 

Click here for their official Twitter account.

 

Release Date: 2022

 

 

Jujutsu Kaisen: Phantom Parade

 

 

Jujutsu Kaisen will get a mobile game for iOS and Android devices by developer Sumzap.

 

The game will be free-to-play with optional in-app purchases.  Jujutsu Kaisen the anime is also getting season 2 in 2023 over 2 consecutive cours..

 

 

Here is their official website.

 

Release Date: 2022

 

 

The Seven Deadly Sins: Origin

 

 

Netmarble announced a new open-world game based on Nakaba Suzuki’s The Seven Deadly Sins for consoles (they did not specify which ones), PC, and mobile devices.

 

The game will feature an original story and a new protagonist.

 

Trailer:

 

 

 

Release date: 2023

 

My Hero Academia Ultra Rumble

 

 

Another game of Boku No Hero Academia has been announced!

 

 

 

The game will be free-to-play and it will be available on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam. Bandai Namco Entertainment is developing the game.

 

 

 

Official website

 

Release Date: TBA

 

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Keppu Kengeki Royale

 

 

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Keppu Kengeki Royale is an upcoming mobile game based on the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime. As with most mobile games, this will be free-to-play but will have in-app purchases.

 

 

However, this game got delayed in 2021, and nothing has been said about this game since.

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

Infinity Strash – Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai

 

 

Another game for Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai will be released! However, no release date or platform has been announced.

 

This was meant to be released in 2021, but it got delayed.

 

During the Dragon Quest 35th Anniversary Special live stream, Publisher Square Enix and developer Game Studio showcased four new screenshots:

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, Infinity Strash was announced to be coming to the West, with more information to be announced at a later date.

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

Haikyu!!

 

HAIKYU‼ TO THE TOP 2
HAIKYU‼ TO THE TOP 2

 

A smartphone game of the best sports anime has been announced!?

 

 

And G Holdings is the developer.

 

 

The mobile game will be a volleyball game featuring super-deformed characters. As well as a story mode that follows the anime, but there will also be characters original to the game.

 

 

Release Date: TBA

 

 

One Piece Odyssey

 

One Piece Odyssey Logo

 

 

Another One Piece game is upcoming! One Piece Odyssey is a new open-world, turn-based role-playing game by Bandai Namco!

 

 

ILCA, who are known for Pokémon games, the NieR games, Voice of Cards, and Naruto Ultimate Storm 3, are developing the game.

 

 

The game will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and Steam.

 

 

There was an 18-minute gameplay video at Anime Expo 2022.

 

 

Release Date: January 13, 2023

 

Gundam Evolution

 

 

A recent phenomenon sweeping the world, Gundam Evolution has taken over! It’s being called a mix between Gundam and Overwatch, and it is a first-person shooter.

 

The game is free-to-play and is on Steam, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, and Playstation 4 and 5. It was published by Bandi Namco.

 

Release Date: September 20, 2022

 

 

Summertime Rendering Another Horizon

Summertime Rendering Another Horizon box art from Gematsu

 

A video game of the hit series Summertime Rendering is happening! It will be released on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

 

It’s classified as a “time leap adventure game” and features six routes and all the characters from the anime.

 

Release Date: January 26, 2023

 

 


 

Thanks for reading our first article on anime video games! If you’d like to see more of this kind of content, please tell us!

 

We will update this article if new announcements are made.

 

 

What is your favorite upcoming anime game? What are you most looking forward to?

 

 

As you know, beyond big mainstream titles like Dragon Ball Z and One Piece, fewer anime games are released on the Xbox One. Do you think this will change with the Xbox Series X?  What games do you most want to see come to this platform?

 

What anime games do you most want to see on the PS5 and Xbox Series? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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