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10 Must-Play Upcoming Video Games Releasing in June 2023

As the calendar flips to June, gamers can anticipate another wave of thrilling video game releases and countless exciting events.

In addition to video game releases, some big events are happening in June. While there is no E3 this year, you can still look forward to hour-long showcases such as the Summer Games Fest, the Xbox Games Showcase, and Steam Next Fest. So, there is plenty to look forward to. If you missed the PlayStation Showcase 2023, you can check it out here.

Whether you’re a fan of long-awaited sequels or eagerly seeking fresh experiences, this month has an impressive lineup in store. So, get ready to delve into the realms of fantasy, action, and exploration as we unveil some of the most anticipated video games set to release in June.

Street Fighter 6

Street Fighter 6 is the latest instalment in the popular fighting video game series. It features a new graphics engine that brings the characters and stages to life, a revamped combat system that is more fluid and responsive, and a new single-player story mode that puts players in the shoes of Luke, a new character who is trying to make his mark on the world of Street Fighter. You can check out the opening gameplay footage here.

Street Fighter 6 releases on June 6, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam.

Diablo 4

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Diablo 4 is the long-awaited sequel to the popular action role-playing game. It features a new open world that is full of danger and adventure, a new class system that allows players to create their own unique characters and a new story that will take players on a journey to the depths of Hell. Plus, it even has a KFC partnership for in-game rewards!

Diablo 4 releases on June 6, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC via Battle.Net.

If you want to check out more articles on Diablo 4, you can view our guides here.

Loop8: Summer of Gods

Loop8: Summer of Gods is a coming-of-age RPG developed by Marvelous and published by XSEED Games.

The game is set in August 1983, in a world where humanity is on the brink of extinction at the hands of otherworldly entities known as the Kegai. The player takes on the role of Nini, a newly earthbound teen who arrives in the quaint Japanese town of Ashihara. Nini must use his newfound ability to loop time to save the world from the Kegai.

Loop8: Summer of Gods releases for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam, on June 6, 2023.

Harmony: Fall of the Reverie

Harmony: Fall of the Reverie is a visual novel game by the experts at DONT NOD that features a branching storyline. Players’ choices affect the outcome of the game, and they will have the power to decide the fate of humanity. The game also features a vibrant and colourful art style, and it is sure to be a visual treat for players.

Harmony: Fall of the Reverie releases on June 6, 2023, for Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. The game will launch on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S on June 22, 2023.

Layers of Fear (2023)

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Layers of Fear (2023) is a psychological horror game, featuring elements from the original games of the same name. It features a first-person perspective, a suspenseful story, and a disturbing atmosphere. The game will keep you on the edge of your seat as you try to uncover the truth about your past.

Layers of Fear releases for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam, on June 15, 2023.

F1 23

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F1 23 is the official video game of the 2023 Formula One season. It features all the latest cars, drivers, and tracks, as well as a new career mode that allows players to create their own team and rise through the ranks of Formula One.

F1 23 will release for PlayStation 4PlayStation 5Xbox OneXbox Series X|S, and PC via EA App (previously Origin)Epic Games Store, and Steam, on June 16, 2023. If you purchase the Championship Edition, you will receive 3 days of early access.

Park Beyond

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Park Beyond is a theme park construction game. It features a variety of rides, attractions, and buildings, as well as a sandbox mode where players can create their own parks. The game is sure to be a hit with fans of theme parks, and it is sure to provide hours of creative fun.

Park Beyond will release on June 16 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and PC via Steam. There will also be an Open Beta for the game, running from June 7th to June 16th.

Crash Team Rumble

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Crash Team Rumble is an exhilarating 4v4 team-based competition that immerses you in the epic clash between the legendary heroes and villains of the Crash Universe.

In this fast-paced battle, each hero possesses distinctive skills and abilities, allowing for strategic coordination and teamwork. You must unite to face the rival team head-on, safeguard your precious Wumpa Bank, and conquer strategic locations across the dynamic map, all in a bid to provide vital assistance to your comrades.

Crash Team Rumble will release on June 20 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

Aliens: Dark Descent

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Aliens: Dark Descent is a tactical action game set in the Alien universe. It features a squad-based combat system, a branching storyline, and a terrifying atmosphere. The game is sure to please fans of the Alien franchise, and it is sure to provide hours of tense and exciting gameplay.

Aliens: Dark Descent will release on June 20, 2023, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC via Steam.

Final Fantasy 16

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Final Fantasy 16 is the latest instalment in the popular role-playing game series. It features a new world, a new cast of characters, and a new combat system. The game is sure to be a hit with fans of the series, and it is sure to provide hours of epic adventure. If you want to learn more about what the game looks like, you can check out our demo preview here.

Final Fantasy 16 releases for PlayStation 5, as a timed exclusive, on June 22, 2023.

Furthermore, Game Crater is currently holding a giveaway for a chance to win a copy of Final Fantasy 16 on your preferred platform. You can enter here.

If you want to check out more news and guides on FF16, you can visit our guides hub here.

More June Video Game Releases

It’s natural that more than ten games are released every month, making it impossible to include all of them in our favourites list. However, we have compiled a list of some additional games that didn’t make it to our top 10 list:

  • We Love Katamari REROLL + Royal Reverie (PS5, Switch) – June 1
  • Killer Frequency (PC, PS5) – June 1
  • Lucy Dreaming (XBO, XBX/S) – June 1
  • Urban Flow (PC) – June 1
  • Homebody (PC, PS5) – June 1
  • Mythrealm (PC) [Early Access] – June 1
  • Driftwood (PC) [Early Access] – June 1
  • Sugar Tanks (PC, XBO) – June 2
  • Super Mega Baseball 4 (PC, PS5) – June 2
  • Tiny Thor (PC) – June 5
  • CityDriver (PC) – June 5
  • Amnesia: The Bunker (PC, PS5) – June 6 — Delayed from May.
  • Raiden III x Mikado Maniax (SWITCH, PC) – June 6
  • Nocturnal (PC, PS5) – June 7
  • Espresso Tycoon (PC) – Jun 7
  • Zombie Soup (PC) [Early Access] – June 7
  • Tour de France 2023 (PC, PS5, XBX) – June 8
  • Mask of the Rose (PC) – June 8
  • MotoGP 23 (PS5, PC) – June 8
  • Bleak Sword DX (PC) – June 8
  • Undead Citadel (PC) – June 8
  • Greyhill Incident (PC, PS5) – June 9
  • Dordogne (PC, Switch) – June 13
  • Heist Kitty: Multiplayer Cat Simulator (PC) – June 14
  • Dubium (PC) – June 14
  • Daydream: Forgotten Sorrow (PC) – June 14
  • Pixel Ripped 1978 (PC, PS5, PSVR 2) – June 15
  • Fall of Porcupine (PS5, Switch) – June 15
  • Corbid! A Colorful Adventure (Switch) – June 16
  • AEW: Fight Forever (PS4, PS5, XBO, XBX, Switch, PC) – June 29

On top of all the events coming this month, there will be plenty of video games to play. June features countless new entries in iconic franchises, including Diablo, Final Fantasy, and Street Fighter.

With so many new games coming out, it’s a great time to be a gamer! What video game are you looking forward to playing in June? Let us know in the comments below!


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