Game releases in April 2021

April is a month that brings some interesting games to the public. So far, we haven’t had a calendar full of many top titles, with the exception of a few trendy games like Hitman 3 and Persona 5 Strikers.

As we have already entered the fourth month of the year, things are starting to get lively, as usual, and big releases are getting closer and closer. April will offer interesting games, including a major PlayStation 5 exclusive that has caught the attention of many owners of the new Sony console.

Returnal, a game developed by Housemarque, is one of the highlights of this month. The PlayStation exclusive will arrive on April 30, promising to deliver an interesting experience that mixes elements of roguelike, psychological terror and third-person shooting. In Returnal, players will control Selene, a character who had to make a forced landing on an alien planet and now has to fight for her survival. On each occasion that Selene loses her life, the woman returns to continue her journey in this tense and visceral looping.

Returnal promises to deliver explosive combat, while the player must also be concerned with equipment management and the need to scour for alien technology to hone his skills.

Returnal is a title awaited by many PlayStation 5 players.

Another April highlight is Oddworld: Soulstorm, a game that will continue the Mudokon journey called Abe. Despite being also a PC title, the new Oddworld will appeal to PlayStation players a lot because it is one of the free games for PS Plus subscribers in April.

Oddworld: Soulstorm will be available on Plus from the day of its release, April 6. After Abe discovers his boss Molluck’s plans and decides to save himself and others of his kind, Mudokon’s journey will continue in this new franchise title. The game promises to deliver a lot of action and several puzzles in 2.9D scenarios of cinematic scale.

An interesting game that arrives directly on PS Plus!
An interesting game that arrives directly on PS Plus!

Outriders is another game of prominence in April. Available from the first of the month, People Can Fly’s cooperative role-playing game will delight the green side of the force. Just like Oddworld: Soulstorm will arrive directly on Plus, Outriders arrived directly on the Xbox Game Pass, becoming available to subscribers of the service.

In Outriders, players can venture alone or in coop on the planet called Enoch, while various powers and abilities can be used against the various enemies that appear along the way.

A new adventure available on the Xbox Game Pass.
A new adventure available on the Xbox Game Pass.

April releases

Check out the main game releases in April, as well as their exact dates, genres and which platforms will be available.

Outriders

  • PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Google Stadia, PC
  • RPG / Third person shooting
  • April 1st
  • Developer: People Can Fly
  • Studio: Square Enix

Oddworld Soulstorm

  • PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 e PC
  • Platform / Action & Adventure
  • 6 of April
  • Developer: Oddworld Inhabitants
  • Studio: Oddworld Inhabitants and Microids

Star Wars: Republic Commando

  • PlayStation 4 e Nintendo Switch
  • First-person shooter
  • 6 of April
  • Developer: Aspyr Games
  • Studio: Aspyr Games

The Legend of Heroes: Tails of Cold Steel IV

  • Nintendo Switch
  • RPG
  • April 9th
  • Developers: Nihon Falcom, Engine Software and PH3 GmbH
  • Studio: Nihon Falcom

Poison Control

  • PlayStation 4 e Nintendo Switch
  • RPG / Shooting
  • April 13th
  • Desenvolvedor: Nippon Ichi Software
  • Studio: Nippon Ichi Software

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  • PlayStation 4, Xbox One e PC
  • RPG / Action
  • April 23rd
  • Developer: Toylogic
  • Studio: Toylogic

Judgment

  • PlayStation 5 e Xbox Series X/S
  • Fighting / Action and adventure
  • April 23rd
  • Desenvolvedor: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
  • Studio: Sega

New Pokémon Snap

  • Nintendo Switch
  • Simulator
  • April 30th
  • Developer: Bandai Namco
  • Studio: Nintendo

Returnal

  • PlayStation 5
  • Roguelike / Third person shooting
  • April 30th
  • Developer: Housemarque
  • Studio: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Terminator: Resistance Enhanced

  • PlayStation 5
  • First-person shooter
  • April 30th
  • Developer: Teyon
  • Studio: Reef Entertainment

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