quarterly video game releases

2023 Video Game Release Wrap Up

2023 is over! Over the year we try to help you with video game acquisitions for your libraries by creating lists of the video games released for a particular quarter. To complete the year we are revisiting all four quarters of the year plus adding a year end wrap up! As usual you can sort the spreadsheets by column – ESRB, Cost, Platform to help you with your acquisitions!

January to March

The list of games released from January to March of this year is 142 games. There are 77 games available for the PS4, 76 available for the PS5, 58 available for the Xbox One, 61 games available for the Xbox S|X, 87 games available for the Nintendo Switch, 10 games available for iOS, 11 games available for Android, 21 games available for MacOS, and 123 games available for Windows. The average cost of games released this quarter is about $33.83.

January to March List

April to June

The list of games released from April to June of this year is 140 games. There are 79 games available for the PS4, 83 available for the PS5, 70 available for the Xbox One, 77 games available for the Xbox S|X, 86 games available for the Nintendo Switch, 7 games available for iOS, 9 games available for Android, 17 games available for MacOS, and 119 games available for Windows. The average cost of games released this quarter is about $34.93. The ESRB breakdown is 23 games rated E, 31 rated E 10+, 53 rated T, 23 rated M, 1 whose rating is still pending, and 9 games which did not receive an ESRB rating.

April to June List

July to September

July to September List

October to December

The list of games released from October to December of this year is 258 games. There are 121 games available for the PS4, 161 available for the PS5, 100 available for the Xbox One, 141 games available for the Xbox S|X, 156 games available for the Nintendo Switch, 26 games available for iOS, 27 games available for Android, 48 games available for MacOS, and 228 games available for Windows. The average cost of games released this quarter is about $32.40. The ESRB breakdown is 45 games rated E, 45 rated E 10+, 75 rated T, 58 rated M, 1 whose rating is still pending, and 34 games which did not receive an ESRB rating.

October to December List

Complete 2023

After combining the lists for all four quarters and being deduplicated the Voltron-like annual list of games released is 740 games. There are 390 games available for the PS4, 443 available for the PS5, 323 available for the Xbox One, 382 games available for the Xbox S|X, 451 games available for the Nintendo Switch, 65 games available for iOS, 67 games available for Android, 129 games available for MacOS, and 645 games available for Windows. The average cost of games released this quarter is about $32.89. The ESRB breakdown is 125 games rated E, 142 rated E 10+, 258 rated T, 135 rated M, 1 whose rating is still pending, and 79 games which did not receive an ESRB rating.

2023 Video Game List

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