All notable game releases for December 2018.

The final month of 2018 is just around the corner, and with it comes the final game releases of 2018. December isn’t usually a busy period for game releases, and this year is no exception. However, that doesn’t mean that there are no games to look forward to. Here are all the notable game releases for December 2018. As usual, we’ll take a look at the highlights first:

Just Cause 4

PC, PS4, Xbox One | Avalanche Studios | 4th December, 2018 | Link 

Fourth game in the open-world action-adventure franchise. Protagonist Rico Rodriquez returns to take on Black Hand, the world’s most powerful private army. New features include extreme weather effects, new physics, and AI improvements.

Override: Mech City Brawl

 PC, PS4, Xbox One | The Balance Inc | 4th December, 2018 | Link

Fighting game where players take control of giant mechs. Interestingly, the 3D arenas are modelled after real world cities and countries including Tokyo, Egypt, San Francisco, and Mexico. Features game modes such as a story campaign, versus, and co-op. Will also feature mech customisations.

Don’t Starve: Hamlet

PC | Klei Entertainment | 6th December, 2018 | Link

The third expansion for survival game Don’t Starve. Currently in Early Access, the expansion will fully release in December. Lose yourself in a lost town of aristocratic Pigmen within a foreboding tropical jungle. We hope to have a review of this soon. So stay tuned.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Switch | Bandai Namco Studios, Sora Ltd | 7th December, 2018 | Link

Nintendo’s crossover fighting game franchise makes its debut on the Switch. As expected, the game will feature the traditional style of gameplay it’s known for. Impressively, the game will include every playable character from previous Smash Bros. titles, as well as some newcomers. As well as the return of classic game modes, new game modes include Smashdown, Squad Strike, and Tournament.

Insurgency: Sandstorm

PC | New World Interactive | 12th December, 2018 | Link

Multiplayer first-person tactical shooter, and sequel to Insurgency. Like it’s predecessor, Insurgency: Sandstorm intends to have a high level of realism. New features include vehicles and improved graphics. Also coming to consoles sometime in 2019.


That’s the highlights. Let’s take a look at the rest of the notable game releases for December 2018:

4th December

  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch)
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Persona 3: Dancing in the Moonlight (PS4, PS Vita)
  • Persona 4: Dancing All Night (PS4)
  • Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight (PS4, PS Vita)
  • Subnautica (PS4, Xbox One)
  • Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales (PS4, Xbox One)

6th December

  • The Last Remnant: Remastered (PS4)

7th December

  • Katamari Damacy Reroll (PC, Switch)
  • Path of Exile (PS4)
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PS4)

11th December

  • Earth Defense Force 5 (PS4)

13th December

  • God Eater 3 (PS4)
  • GRIS (PC, Switch)
  • Judge Eyes (PS4)
  • Omensight: The Definitive Edition (Switch)

18th December

  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2 (PS4)

20th December

  • Dragon Quest Builders 2 (PS4, Switch)


And that’s the game releases for December 2018 wrapped up. We’ll update the list as more release dates get confirmed throughout the month, so be sure to check back.

Also, be sure to keep an eye out for our “upcoming games of 2019” feature.

What games are you looking forward to this month?