The Ultimate 2019 JRPG Release Calendar

All Upcoming JRPG Releases in 2019 Updated Daily

Find every upcoming JRPG release date for 2019 in the tables below. I update this daily so check back regularly to see what’s coming around the corner.

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2019 is a big year for JRPG releases

Among the upcoming JRPG releases for 2019 are none other than Kingdom Hearts 3, Code Vein, and Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition.

 

 

I’m most excited for Tales of Vesperia because I missed the boat when it was an exclusive on the Xbox 360.

 

 

What upcoming JRPGs are you hyped for in 2019? Comment section is available at the end of the page!

January

January marks a huge starting month for JRPGs in 2019. We get both Kingdom Hearts 3 and Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition.

Here’s hoping that the rest of the year is full of surprises that can match January.

GamePlatformRelease Date
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'S Journey3DS11-January
Tales of Vesperia - Definitive EditionPC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch11-January
Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark ForceSwitch17-January
Yakuza 4PS417-January
Another Eden: The Cat Beyond Time and SpaceiOS, Android28-January
Kingdom Hearts IIIPS4, Xbox One29-January

February

God Eater 3 lands February 8th 2019. Consider getting it for your significant other on Valentines Day.

Okay, don’t do that (unless they swing the JRPG way of course…)

GamePlatformRelease Date
Record of Agarest War: MariagePC1-February
Etrian Odyssey Nexus3DS5-February
God Eater 3PC, PS48-February
Death end re;QuestPS419-February
Yakuza KiwamiPC19-February

March

As usual, a new Atelier game comes West in the spring.

Check back to see if more JRPGs are confirmed for March 2019.

GamePlatformRelease Date
The Caligula Effect: OverdosePC, PS4, Switch12-March
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel - Decisive EditionPS412-March
Super Robot Wars TPS4, Switch20-March
Nelke & The Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of The New WorldPC, PS4, Switch26-March
Danganronpa TrilogyPS426-March
Final Fantasy VIISwitch, Xbox One26-March

April

Zanki Zero: The Last Beginning is a new JRPG IP releasing April 2019. 

In April we also see Switch and Xbox One ports for the Final Fantasy remasters.

GamePlatformRelease Date
Zanki Zero: Last BeginningPS4, PC9-April
Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD RemasterSwitch, Xbox One16-April
Dragon's Dogma: Dark ArisenSwitch23-April
Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac AgeSwitch, Xbox One30-April

May

Yet another new Atelier game releases in May, and we also get a fast port of Death End re:Quest to Steam. 

And it’s good to see another new IP, and on the Switch too with Lapis x Labyrinth releasing May 28th, 2019.

GamePlatformRelease Date
Yakuza Kiwami 2 PC9-May
Death end re:QuestPC16-May
Atelier Lulua: The Scion of ArlandPS4, PC, Switch21-May
Sword Art Online: Hollow Realisation Deluxe EditionSwitch24-May
Lapis x LabyrinthPS4, Switch28-May
Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost SoulsPC29-May

June

Octopath Traveler makes its way to PC June 7, 2019. This Switch title was one of the best JRPGs of last year!

Then we have Trails of Cold Steel II landing on PS4, June 4th, 2019. I want to get into this series, but the length is just super intimidating to me!

 

GamePlatformRelease Date
Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth3DS4-June
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II - Relentless EditionPS44-June
Octopath TravelerPC7-June
The Last Remnant RemasteredSwitch10-June
Collection of ManaSwitch11-June
Dragon Star VarnirPS411-June
Bloodstained: Ritual of the NightPS4, Xbox One, PC18-June
Super Neptunia RPGPC20-June
Super Neptunia RPGPS4, Switch25-June

July

The first Fire Emblem game for a home console platform in a very long time releases in July 2019 on the Nintendo Switch. 

Might be my most anticipated JRPG of the year!

GamePlatformRelease Date
FINAL FANTASY XIV: ShadowbringersPS4, PC2-July
Dragon Quest Builders 2PS4, Switch12-July
God Eater 3Switch12-July
Fire Emblem: Three HousesSwitch26-July

August

So far, a quiet August sees only the port of Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet to the Nintendo Switch. 

Hopefully the month fills out with more JRPG releases.

GamePlatformRelease Date
Omega Labyrinth LifePS4, Switch1-August
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Complete Edition Switch9-August
Grandia HD Collection Switch16-August
OninakiPS4, Switch, PC22-August

September

Code Vein gets a new release date for Sept 27 2019, making it a full year since Bandai-Namco first delayed the game.

Monster Hunter World continues to see more content, and the visual novel strategy JRPG Utawarerumono adds another installment. 

GamePlatformRelease Date
Final Fantasy VIII RemasteredPS4, PC, Xbox One, Switch3-September
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (expansion)PS4, Xbox One6-September
Utawarerumono: ZANPS410-September
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch RemasteredPS4, PC20-September
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White WitchSwitch20-September
Code VeinPS4, PC, Xbox One27-September
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive EditionSwitch27-September
Dragon Quest ISwitch27-September
Dragon Quest II: Luminaries of the Legendary LineSwitch27-September
Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of SalvationSwitch27-September

October

New alchemist Ryza and her magical thighs arrive October 29, 2019 in a brand new Atelier game.

Disgaea 4 Complete+ releases the same day!

GamePlatformRelease Date
The Alliance Alive HD RemasteredPS4, Switch, PC8-October
Dragon Star VarnirPC9-October
Grandia HD RemasterPC15-October
Destiny ConnectPS4, Switch22-October
Mary Skelter 2Switch22-October
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IIIPS422-October
Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret HideoutPS4, Switch, PC29-October
Disgaea 4 Complete+PS4, Switch29-October

November

Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield arrive November 15th, 2019. Instead of the traditional handheld release, the mainline franchise is coming to Nintendo Switch!

Which is sort of a handheld, right?

GamePlatformRelease Date
Pokémon SwordSwitch15-Nov
Labyrinth of the WitchSwitch14-Nov

December

Star Ocean: First Departure R is a port and remaster of the earlier PSP remake. It’s due out for PS4 and Switch December 5, 2019.

What’s in store for JRPGs in 2020?

GamePlatformRelease Date
SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions PS4, Switch, PC, iOS, Android3-December
Star Ocean: First Departure RPS4, Switch5-December
Dragon Quest Builders 2PC10-December
Omega Labyrinth LifePC10-December
The Last RemnantiOS, Android12-December
Vestaria Saga I: War of the ScionsPC27-December

To be Confirmed…

Will Final Fantasy VII Remake finally be given a release date? Will it be a JRPG of 2019? Well, I’m putting it on here for good luck!

Update: It’s been just announced that Final Fantasy VII Remake will release March 3rd, 2020!

Keep an eye on this page as it continues to be updated each day with every new announcement for upcoming JRPGS in 2019!

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