New Games Releasing This Week: October 16 - 22

 
 

Don’t know what games are coming out this week? Don’t worry! We here at NZGamer.com have you covered, organising some of the biggest releases into one handy article. Remember, you'll also get VIP points for following games – so make sure to add these ones too!

For a broader look at what's coming out, check out for the October 2017 Game Release Schedule. For an overview of the year, check out the 2017 Game Release Schedule, which we'll periodically be updating.

Note: While this list is intended to be as comprehensive as possible, it is difficult to cover everything, especially with the growing prominence of downloadable and indie games. The dates of some releases can also shift around. If you notice anything that's missing, please let us know in the comments, or by emailing news@nzgamer.com.

October 17th

South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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PS4, Xbox One, PC

From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes South Park: The Fractured but Whole, a sequel to 2014's award-winning South Park: The Stick of Truth. Players will once again assume the role of the New Kid and join South Park favorites Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman in a new hilarious and outrageous RPG adventure.

WWE 2K18

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PS4, Xbox One, PC

The biggest video game franchise in WWE history is back with WWE 2K18! Featuring cover Superstar Seth Rollins, WWE 2K18 promises to bring you closer to the ring than ever before with hard-hitting action, stunning graphics, drama, excitement, new game modes, additional match types, deep creation capabilities, and everything you’ve come to love from WWE 2K. Be Like No One.

October 18th

Gran Turismo Sport

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PS4

Gran Turismo Sport is the latest entry in the long running Playstation racing franchise. With the upgraded graphics, physics and audio on Playstation 4, GT Sport promises to be the most authentic racing game in the series. This time around, Polyphony Digital have teamed up with the FIA to offer Championships two championships that will be run simultaneously. Support your favorite Car Manufacturers or your Country, with awards presented to the winners of both at the FIA prize giving ceremony alongside the likes of Lewis Hamilton.

October 19th

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition

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PC

Fully remastered with 4k graphics, re-orchestrated soundtrack, major gameplay improvements, new narrative, Xbox Live multiplayer and achievements, the Definitive Edition brings back the classic game and its Rise of Rome expansion.

October 20th

Fire Emblem Warriors

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Switch, 3DS

Take control of classic and new Fire Emblem heroes, issue them strategic commands in the midst of battle, pair up heroes to unleash stunning attacks, and more. Lead your heroes into battle on Nintendo Switch, playable anywhere, anytime, with anyone; or take charge on your Nintendo 3DS consoles.



 

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Comments Comments (11)

 
Posted by kniteowl
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 8:52 AM
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So much hype for GT sport and Fire Emblem Warriors :)
 
 
 
Posted by darklordfoamy
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 8:57 AM
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South Park for me this week.
 
 
 
Posted by CoffeeAddict
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 9:02 AM
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PSVR this week - Megaton Rainfall (superhero sim) 17th and possibly The Invisible hours 17th (European release date so not 100% on that one,
 
 
 
Posted by Xaphriel
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 9:48 AM
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FEW will be cool, but man, AoE is where it's at. Let's bigdaddy it up in here!
 
 
 
Posted by Syn-Ryn
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 10:16 AM
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Uh, Age of Empires got delayed to 2018...
 
 
 
Posted by Overdrive5000
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 10:20 AM
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South park for me 2
 
 
 
Posted by Bank
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 11:13 AM
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GTSPORT time... it's been 84 years...
 
 
 
Posted by Newsboy
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 2:32 PM
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Need me some of that South Park on PC. Wish there was a Switch version though ;)
 
 
 
Posted by ThatUndeadLegacy
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 4:12 PM
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South Park is the only series Ubisoft does right when they first release the game, Normally it takes them a year after release to become what it should have been on sale.
 
 
 
Posted by ThatUndeadLegacy
On Monday 16 Oct 2017 4:14 PM
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16 October 2017, 04:12 PM Reply to ThatUndeadLegacy
South Park is the only series Ubisoft does right when they first release the game, Normally it takes them a year after release to become what it should have been on sale.
and because it was Obsidian. the South Park creators delay the game until they think it's finished, which is the exact opposite of Ubisoft.
 
 
 
Posted by birdman
On Tuesday 17 Oct 2017 3:08 PM
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South Park definitely on the backlog radar, GT Sport vs. PCARS 2 is a tougher choice though...