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The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked  

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List Rules Only games released in 2018.

Here are the best new fighting games of 2018, ranked by gamers everywhere. Featuring tag team fighting games with characters from Marvel, Capcom, and anime, this list of 2018 games includes popular titles for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. What are the top fighting games released in 2018?

Some good 2018 fighting games include Dragon Ball FighterZEA Sports UFC 3BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, and Dissidia Final Fantasy NT.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Dragon Ball FighterZ is a 2018 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows, based on the ...more
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BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is a 2D fighting game developed and published by Arc System Works, released on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows. It features characters from the ...more
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Blade Strangers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Blade Strangers is a 2D crossover fighting game developed by Studio Saizensen and published by Nicalis, released on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows via Steam in August 2018, ...more
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Red Dead Redemption II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Mihailo Ignjatovic0 added
Red Dead Redemption 2 (stylized as Red Dead Redemption II) is a Western-themed action-adventure video game developed and published by Rockstar Games. It is scheduled to be released for ...more
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Fighting EX Layer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Playstation 4, Arcade
Fighting EX Layer is a fighting video game developed by Arika. It is a spiritual successor to Fighting Layer and the Street Fighter EX series, and features many of the same characters from the ...more
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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Arcade, PlayStation 4
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a fighting game with action role-playing elements developed by Koei Tecmo's Team Ninja and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4. The game is a follow-up to ...more
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EA Sports UFC 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4 Xbox One
EA Sports UFC 3 is a mixed martial arts fighting video game developed by EA Canada and was published by EA Sports. Conor McGregor, the previous cover fighter of EA Sports UFC 2 returned as the ...more
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A Certain Magical Virtual-On is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
A Certain Magical Virtual-On is a fighting game developed and published by Sega. The game features fast, action-oriented gameplay requiring quick reflexes. The game is a collaboration between ...more
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The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia is a 2018 action-adventure fighting game developed by Natsume Atari and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for PlayStation 4.
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Way of the Passive Fist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fighting Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Way of the Passive Fist is a fighting video game developed and published by Household Games Inc. for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. Way of the Passive Fist is a unique and colorful arcade ...more