June’s a big month for video game releases this year, as more than one title coming out this month has been delayed once (or twice), for various reasons including COVID-19.

Keep in mind that even if they’ve gone gold, release dates are subject to change, and we’ll do our best to keep this list updated!

Valorant – PC

Release Date: June 2nd

Valorant, from Riot Games, is a team-based tactical first-person shooter. Development started all the way back in 2014 and was officially announced on March 1st of this year. The closed beta began on April 7th, and they announced that the full game would be released in June on Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest stream.

The Outer Worlds – Nintendo Switch

Release Date: June 5th

Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds first debuted on the PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One on October 25th, 2019 to generally favorable reviews from critics and gamers alike (Our reviewer, Robin, gave it a 8.5). Announced for the Nintendo Switch in July of last year, it was delayed once due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Disintegration – PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Release Date: June 16th

Disintegration is the brainchild of Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto and his studio, V1 Interactive. It’s a sci-fi first-person shooter/real-time strategy hybrid that’s going to consist of a single-player campaign, and a multiplayer component with three different modes at launch.

The Last of Us Part II – PlayStation 4

Release Date: June 19th

If you feel like it’s been forever since Naughty Dog officially announced The Last of Us Part II was coming, you would be correct as the game was officially announced in December of 2016. After facing two delays, one for further development and then due to logistical problems due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June release date was announced.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III – Nintendo Switch

Release Date: June 30th

The Legends of Heroes series is one of the most prolific series of role-playing games out there, as the series started in 1989 in Japan. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III a direct sequel to the prior Trails of Cold Steel games, picking up a year and a half after Cold Steel II. Engine Software, a video game developer based in the Netherlands and who specializes in handheld video games, is handling the port to the Nintendo Switch.

Other June releases:

These games are not all that June has to offer; like in May, there’s quite the mix of titles heading our way.

  • Little Nightmares (Stadia) – June 1st
  • Command & Conquer Remastered Collection (PC) – June 5th
  • Project Warlock (PlayStation 4) – June 9th
  • Ys: Memories of Celceta (PlayStation 4) – June 9th
  • Project Warlock (Nintendo Switch) – June 11th
  • Samurai Shodown/Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection (PC) June 11th
  • Project Warlock (Xbox One) – June 12th
  • Desperados III (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – June 16th
  • Burnout Paradise Remastered (Nintendo Switch) – June 19th
  • Little Town Hero (PlayStation 4) – June 23rd
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated (PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – June 23rd
  • Ninjala (Nintendo Switch) – June 24th
  • Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia (Nintendo Switch) – June 25th
  • Mr. Driller Drill Land (PC, Nintendo Switch) – June 25th
  • Blaster Master Zero/Blaster Master Zero 2 (PlayStation 4) – June 29th
  • Collar x Malice (Nintendo Switch) – TBA
  • Death Come True (PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Mobile) – TBA

About The Author

Amanda G.

Mom, Army wife, talkative introvert and retail veteran are the best adjectives to describe this Midwestern native. Amanda has been playing games since Tomb Raider back in the ’90s. Fast forward 20-some-odd years, you’ll find her with a little less time on her hands, but she’ll still play anything with a great story and memorable characters. (Bonus points if there’s a female protagonist involved!) In her free time you’ll find her playing tabletop RPG’s with friends, and hanging out with her husband Adam, son Will, and Boykin Spaniel/Corgi/Blue Heeler mix Arya Bark!