Last month was relatively packed in terms of Japanese game releases. August on the other hand is more relaxed with most publishers ready to release everything from September onwards. This month has some interesting Japanese game releases across all platforms. This includes Metal Wolf Chaos returning in the form of Metal Wolf Chaos XD, Tokyo RPG Factory’s third game in the form of Oninaki, and PlatinumGames’ Astral Chain. Here are the games you need to play in August 2019.

Japanese games to play in August 2019:

August 1

Omega Labyrinth Life
D3 Publisher
Nintendo Switch

Labyrinth Life
D3 Publisher
PS4

August 6

Metal Wolf Chaos XD
Devolver Digital
PS4, Xbox One, PC

August 9

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Complete Edition
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe
Nintendo Switch

August 20

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution
Konami
Nintendo Switch

August 22

Oninaki
Square Enix
PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC

August 29

Pokemon Masters
The Pokemon Company International
iOS, Android

August 30

The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors
United Games
PS4, Nintendo Switch

Crystar
Spike Chunsoft/Numskull Games
PS4, PC

We will update this if more games get announced for a release this month.