July was a surprisingly fun month for gamers with the release of multiplatform games such as Exoprimal and Remnant 2. I’m currently deep in the latter which arrived on PS5 in late July. But as the month wraps up and we prepare for even more heat in August, we’re taking a look at the next batch of games set to arrive on PS4 and PS5.
Below are some of the bigger titles releasing in August 2023 on PS4 and PS5. Skip to the next page for a full list of new games coming.
Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical (August 10)
Largely inspired by Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s musical episode, “Once More, With Feeling,” Stray Gods is a roleplaying musical game. Accused of murdering the last muse, you must prove your innocence to a pantheon of Greek Gods by wielding the powers of music to discover the truth behind Calliope’s death.
Madden NFL 24 (August 18)
It’s officially football season. The NFL kicks off its preseason in early August leading into the release of Madden NFL 24 on August 18. This year’s game looks to add increased realism with FieldSENSE improvements and the all-new SAPIEN Technology. EA and ESPN recently spent the recent weeks going over the player ratings in this year’s game. Here are the players in this year’s 99 Club.
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon (August 25)
From developer FromSoftware, comes the latest in mecha-based vehicular combat games. Armored Core VI is the first in the series since 2013’s Verdict Day. Step into a customizable mech and try to earn a new life on the planet of Rubicon 3. While the popular arena returns in the form of a “combat aptitude evaluation program” that rewards you with completed missions, but subtracts from your compensation and reward depending on completed objectives. Thankfully, the debt system from earlier games does not return.