Our Picks for Must-Play Video Games Releasing in June 2024

June 2024 brings a host of exciting video game releases across multiple platforms including Nintendo Switch, PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. This month features several noteworthy expansions, remasters, and new titles that cater to a variety of gaming preferences. Below is a comprehensive list of the 10 most significant video game releases for June 2024, followed by 12 honorable mentions for those seeking even more options.

Elden Ring – Shadow of the Erdtree

About: “The Shadow of the Erdtree expansion features an all-new story set in the Land of Shadow, imbued with mystery, perilous dungeons, and new enemies, weapons, and equipment. Players can discover uncharted territories, face formidable adversaries, and immerse themselves in the intricate drama and intrigue of the characters.”

Release Date: June 21 via PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S

Still Wakes the Deep

About: “Still Wakes the Deep is a return to the first-person narrative horror genre for The Chinese Room. Players assume the role of an off-shore oil rig worker fighting for survival through a deadly storm and perilous surroundings. The game promises a chilling experience with severed communication lines and the need to face an unknown horror.”

Release Date: June 18 via PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S

V Rising (PS5 Port)

About: “V Rising is a vampire survival action RPG in which players awaken after centuries, weakened and thirsty for blood. The game features exploration, combat, and the ability to rise in power to conquer the world of the living. It can be played solo, cooperatively, or in a persistent online multiplayer mode.”

Release Date: June 11 via PS5 (Available on PC)

Destiny 2: The Final Shape

About: “The Final Shape expansion for Destiny 2 introduces players to a nightmarish calcification of reality caused by the Witness’s twisted design. Players embark on a perilous journey into the heart of the Traveler, rally the Vanguard, and aim to end the War of Light and Darkness.”

Release Date: June 4 via PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S

Songs of Silence (Early Access)

About: “Songs of Silence is a fantasy 4X strategy game that combines deep, tactical gameplay with fast-paced auto battles and an engaging narrative. It features an extensive single-player campaign and several competitive and cooperative multiplayer modes, presented in a unique graphical style derived from the Art Nouveau movement.”

Release Date: June 4 via PC

Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble

About: “Super Monkey Ball Banana Rumble introduces, for the first time in the series’ history, the ability for up to 16 players to compete online. Players can enjoy multiple game modes, including racing to the finish line, collecting bananas, and teaming up to take down robots.”

Release Date: June 5 via Nintendo Switch

Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game

About: “Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game is an asymmetrical multiplayer horror game based on the iconic ’80s film. Players can either partner up to harvest humans or save them from the alien invasion in the battle between Killer Klowns and the citizens of Crescent Cove.”

Release Date: June 4 via PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S

Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD

About: “Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD tasks players with retrieving missing shards of the Dark Moon from several distinct haunted mansions, each featuring unique puzzles and ghosts to capture. This visually enhanced version of the game originally released for the Nintendo 3DS offers a high-definition experience on the Nintendo Switch.”

Release Date: June 27 via Nintendo Switch

Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance

About: “Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance includes two complete story paths. The ‘Canon of Vengeance’ presents a new tale of revenge featuring new characters and the Qadistu demons, while the ‘Canon of Creation’ revisits the eternal conflict between angels and demons from the original Shin Megami Tensei V story.”

Release Date: Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S

Until Then

About: “Until Then follows Mark Borja and his friends through another year of high school in a post-catastrophe world. The narrative adventure focuses on daily insecurities, relationships, and a chain of events that disrupts Mark’s life, leading to a search for hidden truths before time runs out.”

Release Date: June 25 via PC and PS5

12 Honorable Mentions

  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Road — June 3 — TRAILER
  • Slime Rancher 2 (PS5 Port) — June 11 — TRAILER
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted 2 (PS5 Port) — June 5 — TRAILER
  • Thalassa: Edge of the Abyss — June 18 — TRAILER
  • Star Wars Hunters — June 4 — TRAILER
  • Tchia (Switch Port) — June 5 — TRAILER
  • Monster Hunter Stories — June 14 — TRAILER
  • Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin — June 14 — TRAILER
  • Wanderer: The Fragments of Fate — June 27 — TRAILER
  • Garage: Bad Dream Adventure (Switch Port) — June 6 — TRAILER
  • Blud — June 18 — TRAILER
  • NeoSprint — June 17 — TRAILER

Wrapping Up

June 2024 offers a robust lineup of video games, ranging from expansions and remasters to new titles and ports. These releases span various platforms, ensuring that gamers have plenty of options to explore. For additional details and updates, visit HitPlay.

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