March is now underway, which means players have a slew of new titles to look forward to. In contrast to last month, which was dominated by remasters and re-releases like Shadow of the Colossus and Bayonetta 2, March is filled with some of the year's most anticipated sequels, including Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom and Far Cry 5. On top of those games, players will be able to pick up some intriguing original titles like A Way Out and the crime-solving Pokemon game Detective Pikachu on 3DS this month.
Below, you can find a roundup of the biggest games set to arrive on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and 3DS in March 2018. For a full look at all of the major titles coming to each platform throughout the rest of the year, check out our comprehensive 2018 game release date list.
Kirby Star Allies (Switch) -- March 16
This month's big Switch exclusive is Kirby Star Allies, the first Kirby game developed for Nintendo's hybrid console. Like most of the puffball's previous adventures, Star Allies is a side-scrolling platformer through the colorful world of Dream Land, which is under attack by a dark new force. On top of his signature copy ability, Kirby can now toss hearts at enemies to turn them into allies, who can be controlled by up to three other players for co-op platforming.
Nintendo Switch Exclusive Kirby Game Features A Weirdly Buff King DededeAll The New Switch Games Shown During The Nintendo Direct January 2018Sea of Thieves (Xbox One, PC) -- March 20
Rare's highly anticipated pirate game, Sea of Thieves, makes landfall on Xbox One and PC this month. The online co-op adventure puts players in the role of a pirate, banding together with friends to sail the high seas, plunder treasure, and do battle with other pirate crews in the name of becoming a pirate legend. The title is also the first Microsoft exclusive to arrive on Xbox Game Pass the same day it launches and supports cross-play between Xbox One and PC.
Sea of Thieves: 10 Reasons We're ExcitedSea of Thieves Has Huge Potential, But We Have Some ConcernsA Way Out (PS4, Xbox One, PC) -- March 23
EA's innovative co-op game, A Way Out, arrives on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on March 23. Developed by Hazelight, the studio founded by the creators of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, A Way Out puts players in the roles of Leo and Vincent, two former convicts on the lam after breaking out of prison. What makes the game unique is that it can only be played cooperatively, either locally or online, as both players need to work in tandem to outrun the police and survive outside of prison.
EA's Co-Op Prison Escape Game Crosses A Big MilestoneNew Co-Op Game Lets You Play With A Friend Who Doesn't Own ItNi no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (PS4, PC) -- March 23
After several delays, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is finally slated to arrive on PS4 and PC this month. The sequel to PS3's beloved RPG Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Revenant Kingdom takes place hundreds of years after the first game and follows the story of Evan Pettiwhisker Tildrum, the deposed boy-king of Ding Dong Dell who sets off to found his own kingdom. The game also features a completely revamped battle system, as well as kingdom-building and real-time strategy elements.
Check Out A New Boss Fight From PS4/PC's Beautiful RPG Ni No Kuni 2Ni No Kuni 2 Makes Some Dramatic Changes To The Series' Battle SystemFar Cry 5 (PS4, Xbox One, PC) -- March 27
Ubisoft's controversial new Far Cry game, Far Cry 5, arrives near the tail end of March, closing the month out in spectacular fashion. Set in Hope County, Montana, an isolated mountain region overrun by a cult of religious extremists known as Eden's Gate, the ambitious first-person shooter features a vast open world and plenty of over-the-top heroes and villains, including a murderous grizzly bear named Cheeseburger. The game also supports online co-op, allowing you to take down zealots with a friend.
Far Cry 5's DLC Sounds CrazyNew Far Cry 5 Gameplay Shows Familiar Insanity In A New SettingFull March Release ScheduleBravo TeamPSVRMarch 6Final Fantasy XV: Royal EditionPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 6FranticsPS4March 6Scribblenauts ShowdownPS4, Xbox One, SwitchMarch 6Fear Effect SednaPS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMarch 6 The 25th Ward: The Silver CasePS4, PCMarch 13Devil May Cry HD CollectionPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 13GolemPSVRMarch 13Pure Farming 2018PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 13Kirby Star AlliesSwitchMarch 16Assassin's Creed Rogue: RemasteredPS4, Xbox OneMarch 20Attack on Titan 2PS4, Xbox One, PC, SwitchMarch 20Sea of ThievesXbox One, PCMarch 20Titan QuestPS4, Xbox OneMarch 20A Way OutPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 23Detective Pikachu3DSMarch 23Ni no Kuni II: Revenant KingdomPS4, PCMarch 23Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious PaintingsPS4, PC, SwitchMarch 27Far Cry 5PS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 27MLB The Show 18PS4March 27The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2PS4March 27AgonyPS4, Xbox One, PCMarch 30
Info from Gamespot.com