October 2016 PS4, PSVR, PS3 & PS Vita New Releases in North America and Europe

September 26, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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As you might expect, October 2016 is filled with lots of big games, including Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, World of Final Fantasy, Mafia 3, Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, WWE 2K17, Dragon Quest Builders, Skylanders Imaginators, Batman: Return to Arkham, and much more.

October also sees the release of PlayStation VR on October 13. Some of the launch lineup titles include PlayStation VR Worlds, RIGS: Mechanized Combat League, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood, Batman: Arkham VR, DriveClub VR, EVE: Valkyrie, Battlezone, and more.

As of right now, here’s everything scheduled to release next month; for an up to the minute list, head over to our October 2016 new releases page, which we keep up to date:

PlayStation 4 Games

North America

  • Aragami (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Laser Disco Defenders (PSN) – October 4
  • Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Shu (PSN) – October 4
  • Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Wheels of Aurelia (PSN) – October 4
  • Mafia 3 (Retail & PSN) – October 7
  • 100ft Robot Golf (PSN) – October 10
  • Dragon Quest Builders (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour (PSN) – October 11
  • Manual Samuel (PSN) – October 11
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • PayDay 2: The Big Score (Retail) – October 11
  • Reus (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • WWE 2K17 (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Yesterday Origins (PSN) – October 13
  • Skylanders Imaginators (Retail) – October 16
  • Batman: Return to Arkham (Retail & PSN) – October 18
  • Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky (Retail & PSN) – October 18
  • LEGO Harry Potter Collection (Retail & PSN) – October 18
  • Battlefield 1 (Retail & PSN) – October 21
  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Farming Simulator 17 (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Just Dance 2017 (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Mark McMorris Infinite Air (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence Ascension (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • World of Final Fantasy (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (Retail & PSN) – October 28
  • Titanfall 2 (Retail & PSN) – October 28

Europe

  • Aragami (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Laser Disco Defenders (PSN) – October 4
  • Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Shu (PSN) – October 4
  • Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide (Retail & PSN) – October 4
  • Wheels of Aurelia (PSN) – October 4
  • Mafia 3 (Retail & PSN) – October 7
  • Ride 2 (Retail & PSN) – October 7
  • Grand Prix Rock ‘N Racing (PSN) – October 7
  • WRC 6 (Retail & PSN) – October 7
  • 100ft Robot Golf (PSN) – October 10
  • Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour (PSN) – October 11
  • Manual Samuel (PSN) – October 11
  • Reus (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • WWE 2K17 (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • Yesterday Origins (PSN) – October 13
  • Dragon Quest Builders (Retail & PSN) – October 14
  • NOW That’s What I Call Sing 2 (Retail & PSN) – October 14
  • Skylanders Imaginators (Retail) – October 14
  • Batman: Return to Arkham (Retail & PSN) – October 18
  • Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky (PSN) – October 18
  • LEGO Harry Potter Collection (Retail & PSN) – October 21
  • Air Conflicts Ultimate Edition (Retail) – October 21
  • Battlefield 1 (Retail & PSN) – October 21
  • Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Daybreak: Special Gigs (Retail & PSN) – October 21
  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Farming Simulator 17 (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Just Dance 2017 (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Mark McMorris Infinite Air (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (Retail & PSN) – October 28
  • Nobunaga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence – Ascension (Retail & PSN) – October 28
  • World of Final Fantasy (Retail & PSN) – October 28
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (Retail & PSN) – October 28
  • Titanfall 2 (Retail & PSN) – October 28

PlayStation VR Games

North America & Europe

  • Ace Banana (PSN) – October 13
  • Batman: Arkham VR (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • Battlezone (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • DriveClub VR (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • EVE: Gunjack (PSN) – October 13
  • EVE: Valkyrie (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • Fated: The Silent Oath (PSN) – October 13
  • Harmonix Music VR (PSN) – October 13
  • Headmaster (PSN) – October 13
  • Here They Lie (PSN) – October 13
  • Hustle Kings VR (PSN) – October 13
  • Loading Human: Chapter 1 (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • PlayStation VR Worlds (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • Rez Infinite (PSN) – October 13
  • RIGS: Mechanized Combat League (Retail & PSN) – October 13
  • SuperHyperCube (PSN) – October 13
  • Super Stardust Ultra VR (PSN) – October 13
  • Tethered (PSN) – October 13
  • The Playroom VR (PSN) – October 13
  • Thumper (PSN) – October 13
  • Tumble VR (PSN) – October 13
  • Until Dawn: Rush of Blood (PSN) – October 13
  • Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live (PSN) – October 14
  • Pixel Gear (PSN) – October 20
  • Weeping Doll (PSN) – October 27
  • Carnival Games VR (PSN) – October 28

North America Only

  • Rollercoaster Dreams (PSN) – October 13

PlayStation 3 Games

North America

  • WWE 2K17 (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Skylanders Imaginators (Retail) – October 16
  • Just Dance 2017 (Retail & PSN) – October 25

Europe

  • WWE 2K17 (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Skylanders Imaginators (Retail) – October 14
  • Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Daybreak: Special Gigs (PSN) – October 21
  • Just Dance 2017 (Retail & PSN) – October 25

PlayStation Vita Games

North America

  • Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Dragon Quest Builders (PSN) – October 11
  • Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni (Retail & PSN) – October 11
  • Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky (Retail & PSN) – October 18
  • Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls (Retail & PSN) – October 18
  • World of Final Fantasy (Retail & PSN) – October 25
  • Yomawari: Night Alone (Retail & PSN) – October 25

Europe

  • Dragon Quest Builders (PSN) – October 14
  • Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky (PSN) – October 18
  • Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls (Retail & PSN) – October 21
  • Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Daybreak: Special Gigs (PSN) – October 21
  • World of Final Fantasy (Retail & PSN) – October 28
  • Yomawari: Night Alone (Retail & PSN) – October 28

DLC, Open Betas

North America & Europe

  • Star Wars Battlefront ‘Death Star’ DLC (PS4) – October 4
  • Battleborn ‘Attikus and the Thrall Rebellion’ DLC (PS4) – October 13
  • World War Toons Open Beta (PS4, PSVR) – October 13
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Open Beta (PS4) – October 14 to 17
  • Dark Souls 3 ‘Ashes of Ariandel’ DLC (PS4) – October 25

Also Scheduled for October 2016

  • Mortal Blitz (PS4)
  • Pool Nation VR (PS4, PSVR)
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter (PS4)
  • SteamWorld Collection (PS4)
  • Wayward Sky (PS4)

*Keep in mind that all release dates are subject to change and new PSN releases are added weekly.

**Some PlayStation VR games play regularly on PlayStation 4 without the need for a headset or PlayStation Camera, while others may require the PSVR headset, PlayStation Camera, and PlayStation Move motion controllers. Check the box art/product page for each game to know what you need. Some games released before October 13, like 100ft Robot Golf, will be compatible with PlayStation VR.

Expect the October 2016 PlayStation Plus free games to be announced on Wednesday, September 28.

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