Here it comes – what has already been a stellar year for games will kick into overdrive these fall months. Learn more with the 5 best games of September 2023. Oh, and we won’t make you click through five pages to look at the entire list.
5 Best Games of September 2023
Bethesda’s first new universe in over 25 years, the intergalactic world of Starfield is almost here.
Set in the Settled Systems, things will take place 20 years after the Colony War that occured between the United Colonies and the Freestar Collective. As a member of the Constellation space explorers, players will commandeer spaceships, build one of five different skill trees, and customize their own character.
Starfield will come out for the Xbox Series X|S and PC on September 6.
Mortal Kombat 1
The world of Mortal Kombat is reborn with the release of NetherRealm Studios and WB Games’ Mortal Kombat 1.
Included in this entry is a story mode and online multiplayer with rollback netcode. For longtime fans of the series, a number of characters like Cyrax, Frost, Goro, and Jax Briggs will return as Kameo Fighters.
Mortal Kombat 1 will come out for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC on September 19.
Lies of P
Inspired by The Adventures of Pinocchio, Neowiz Games and Round8 Studio’s Lies of P will adapt the classic book into a soulslike formula. Players will take control of the humanoid Pinocchio as they explore the city of Krat and fight biomechanical enemies. True to the source material, the title features a “Lying System” that leads to one of three different endings.
Lies of P will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on September 19.
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
A new spy-thriller adventure for CD PROJEKT RED’s Cyberpunk 2077, Phantom Liberty will make its way to the title this month.
Mercenary V will once again take the spotlight, this time tasked with saving the NUS president through the Dogtown district. While there, players will infiltrate buildings, fight professionals, and take out everybody that stands in their way.
Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty will come out for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on September 26.
The Crew Motorfest
The Crew series of racing games is going to Hawaii with the release of Ubisoft Ivory Tower’s The Crew Motorfest.
Set on the island of O’ahu, this title will use cars, boats, and planes as part of a festival this is happening on the island. The development team has previously worked on Motorfest and the first two Test Drive Unlimited titles that were released more than a decade ago.
The Crew Motorfest will come out for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on September 14.