26.01.2021

Video Game Release Dates For April 2019: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, And PC

April is officially underway, which means we’re almost halfway through 2019. This year has already has seen some major titles arrive across PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch, and while this month is fairly quiet compared to March, there are still some big-name games on the way to each platform.

The month’s biggest releases have to be Mortal Kombat 11 and Days Gone. The latest in NetherRealm’s gory fighting series, and Sony’s long-awaited zombie tale are the big-budget highlights, but the month has plenty of other games on the horizon. Two of 2017’s most acclaimed titles, Cuphead and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, hit Switch in April, and Square Enix is bringing Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age to Switch and Xbox One.

There are plenty of other titles on the way this month as well, from SteamWorld Quest: The Hand of Gilgamech and BoxBoy + BoxGirl, the first Switch installment in HAL’s clever puzzle-platforming series. You can see all of the biggest game releases for April 2019 below. For a wider look at what’s ahead this year, be sure to check out our complete list of game release dates in 2019.

Nintendo Labo VR Kit (Switch) – April 12

Nintendo’s marquee Switch release this month is the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, the fourth set in the company’s growing line of DIY games/peripherals. The full package comes with a game card and an assortment of crafting materials used to assemble six unique Toy-Con accessories, which when combined with the Switch hardware will allow you to play a handful of minigames-and even some Switch titles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-in basic VR. The full Labo VR Kit costs $80, while the starter set runs for $40.

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Cuphead (Switch) – April 18

More than a year after it first released on Xbox One and PC, Microsoft and developer Studio MDHR are bringing their critically acclaimed platformer, Cuphead, to Nintendo Switch on April 18. Not only will the Switch version will feature the same challenging run-and-gun gameplay and hand-drawn 1930s-style visuals that made it such a beloved hit on other platforms, it’ll also receive Xbox Live support through a post-launch update, allowing you to unlock Achievements for the game even when you play on Nintendo’s hybrid console.

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Mortal Kombat 11 (PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – April 23

The latest entry in NetherRealm’s long-running fighting game series, Mortal Kombat 11, arrives on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch later this month. Picking up after the events of 2015’s Mortal Kombat X, the game tells a time-bending story in which past and present versions of characters come face to face and must stop the machinations of Kronika, the Keeper of Time. It also boasts an impressive roster of fighters, from returning favorites like Scropion and Liu Kang to entirely new characters like the Elder God Cetrion.

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Days Gone (PS4) – April 26

It’s been a long time coming, but Sony’s PS4-exclusive zombie survival game Days Gone is finally set to release on April 26. The game puts players in the role of Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter who travels around the open-world, post-apocalyptic remains of the Pacific Northwest on his motorcycle, battling zombie-like creatures known as Freakers and coming to the aid other survivors.

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Full April Release Schedule
Game Platform Release Date
Bomber Crew: Complete Edition PS4, Switch April 2
Darksiders: Warmastered Edition Switch April 2
Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission PC, Switch April 5
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch April 9
Dangerous Driving PS4, Xbox One April 9
Neo Atlas 1469 Switch April 9
Shovel Knight Showdown PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch April 9
Zanki Zero: Last Beginning PS4, PC April 9
Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain PS4 April 11
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Switch April 11
Nintendo Labo VR Kit Switch April 12
Konami Anniversary Collection: Arcade Classics Switch April 18
Anno 1800 PC April 16
Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Xbox One, Switch April 16
World War Z PS4, Xbox One, PC April 16
Cuphead Switch April 18
Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Switch April 23
Mortal Kombat 11 PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch April 23
SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Switch April 25
BoxBoy + BoxGirl Switch April 26
Days Gone PS4 April 26
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Xbox One, Switch April 30

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