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List Rules Only games released in 2018. No ports or remakes.

Here are the best new RPG games of 2018, ranked by gamers everywhere. Featuring action RPG games and multiplayer RPG games, this list of 2018 games includes popular titles for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. What are the top role-playing games released in 2018?

Some good 2018 RPGs include Monster Hunter World, Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, Long Gone Days, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, and Valkyria Chronicles 4.

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The Banner Saga 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4
The Banner Saga 3 is a tactical role-playing video game developed by Stoic. It is the final installment in a trilogy of games that began with The Banner Saga (2014) and The Banner Saga 2 (2016). ...more
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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfi... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is a role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Versus Evil. It is the sequel to the 2015's Pillars of Eternity, and was ...more
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84 60
Monster Hunter: World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Monster Hunter: World is an action role-playing game developed and published by Capcom. A part of the Monster Hunter series, it was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January ...more
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an action role-playing video game developed by Warhorse Studios and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It is set in the ...more
5
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Octopath Traveler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Nintendo Switch
Octopath Traveler is a turn-based role-playing video game developed by Square Enix, in collaboration with Acquire, and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. The game was released ...more
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30 39
Valkyria Chronicles 4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Valkyria Chronicles 4 is a tactical role-playing game developed and published by Sega. It was released in Japan for the PlayStation 4 in March 2018, and is scheduled to be released worldwide in ...more
7
22 32
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdo... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is a role-playing video game developed by Level-5 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. The game is a sequel to Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, and ...more
8
24 40
Vampyr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Vampyr is an action role-playing video game developed by Dontnod Entertainment and published by Focus Home Interactive. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on 5 ...more
9
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I Am Setsuna is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Kleber Menezes added
I Am Setsuna is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix. It was released for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in Japan in February 2016, ...more
10
18 33
Moonlighter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One
Moonlighter is an action-RPG indie game developed by Spanish indie studio Digital Sun and released for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 29, 2018. Moonlighter has the ...more
11
20 38
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a turn-based RPG developed by Airship Syndicate and published by THQ Nordic. Based on the Battle Chasers fantasy comic book series by Joe Madueira, the game involves ...more
12
16 35
Lost Sphear is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Lost Sphear is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix. The game is the second to be developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, and considered a ...more
13
8 26
The Swords of Ditto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4, Windows, Linux
The Swords of Ditto is an action role-playing video game developed by Onebitbeyond and published by Devolver Digital. The Swords of Ditto is an action role-playing video game with roguelike ...more
14
8 26
Shining Resonance Refrain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Shining Resonance Refrain is a Japanese role-playing game developed by O-Two Inc. and published by Sega. Originally developed by Media.Vision, it is an entry in Sega's Shining series of video ...more
15
9 30
The Alliance Alive is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Nintendo 3DS
The Alliance Alive is a Japanese role-playing video game for the Nintendo 3DS handheld video game console developed by Cattle Call, with assistance from Grezzo and FuRyu. The game was published ...more
16
7 27
Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Al... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings is a role-playing video game developed by Gust, and originally released in Japan for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation ...more
17
8 34
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best RPG 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
18
5 28
Death's Gambit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Windows, PlayStation 4
Death's Gambit is an action, platformer game developed by American studio White Rabbit and published by Adult Swim Games. The game was released for Windows and PlayStation 4 in August 2018. ...more
19
5 29
Long Gone Days is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux
Long Gone Days is an dystopian role-playing video game for Windows, OSX and Linux, being developed by BURA. The original demo was written, developed, and illustrated by Camila Gormaz. It ...more
20
4 32
The Witch and the Hundred Knig... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4
The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Nippon Ichi Software for the PlayStation 4. Featuring a different witch than its predecessor ...more
21
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Little Witch Academia: Chamber... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best RPG Games Of 2018, Ranked
PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time is an action role-playing video game developed by A+ Games and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the anime franchise Little Witch Academia. ...more