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At the launch of any new console or handheld, a handful of games are available on the day of the system's release. Sometimes these games' official release dates are before the release of the system, and sometimes a games comes with the new hardware. All of these games qualify as launch titles.

*** - Included with the system.

Atari 2600

North America - October 14, 1977

Atari 2600

Atari 5200

North America - November 1982

Atari 7800

North America - June 1984

Atari 7800

Atari Jaguar

North America - November 18, 1993

Atari Jaguar

Atari Lynx

North America - September 21, 1989

Bally Astrocade

North America - 1977

Bandai Wonderswan

Japan - March 4, 1999

Wonderswan

Bandai Wonderswan Color

Japan - December 9, 2000

ColecoVision

North America - August 5, 1982

ColecoVision

Microsoft Xbox

North America - November 15, 2001

Microsoft Xbox

Japan - February 22, 2002

Jet Set Radio Future

Europe - March 14, 2002

Halo: Combat Evolved

Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade

North America - December 3, 2004

Xbox Live Arcade/XBLA

Microsoft Xbox 360

North America - November 22, 2005

Microsoft Xbox 360

Europe - December 2, 2005

Perfect Dark Zero

Japan - December 10, 2005

Microsoft Xbox One

North America - November 22, 2013

NEC TurboGrafx 16

Japan - October 30, 1987

North America - August 29, 1989

TurboGrafx-16

Nintendo 3DS

Japan - February 26, 2011

Nintendo 3DS

Europe - March 25, 2011

North America - March 27, 2011

Nintendo 3DS eShop

North America - June 6 2011

Japan - June 7 2011

Europe - June 7 2011

Nintendo 64

Japan - June 23, 1996

Nintendo 64

North America - September 29, 1996

Europe - March 1, 1997

Nintendo DS

North America - November 21, 2004

Nintendo DS

Japan - December 2, 2004

Kimi no Tame Nara Shineru

Europe - March 11, 2005

WarioWare Touched!

Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom

Japan - July 15, 1983

NES

North America - October 18, 1985

Europe - September 1, 1986

Nintendo Game Boy

Japan - April 21, 1989

Nintendo Game Boy

North America - August 1989

Europe - 1990

Nintendo Game Boy Advance

Japan - March 21, 2001

Game Boy Advance

North America - June 11, 2001

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Europe - June 22, 2001

Super Mario Advance

Nintendo Game Boy Color

Japan - October 21, 1998

Game Boy Color

North America - November 19, 1998

Europe - November 23, 1998

Nintendo GameCube

Japan - September 14, 2001

Nintendo GameCube

North America - November 18, 2001

Europe - May 3, 2002

Luigi's Mansion

Super Nintendo Entertainment System / Super Famicom

Japan - November 21, 1990

North America - August 23, 1991

Europe - April 11, 1992

Nintendo Famicom Disk System

Japan - February 21, 1986

Nintendo Virtual Boy

Japan - July 21, 1995

Nintendo Virtual Boy

North America - August 14, 1995

Nintendo Wii

North America - November 19, 2006

Nintendo Wii

Japan - December 2, 2006

The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess

Europe - December 8, 2006

Wii Sports

Nintendo Wii Virtual Console

North America - November 19, 2006

Japan - December 2, 2006

Super Mario Bros.

Europe - December 8, 2006

Super Mario 64

Nintendo WiiWare

North America - May 12, 2008

Japan - May 25, 2008

Europe - May 20, 2008

Nintendo Wii U

Japan - December 8, 2012

North America - November 18, 2012

Europe/Australia/New Zealand - November 30, 2012

Nintendo Wii U eShop

Japan - December 8, 2012

Digital versions of retail titles:

Download-only titles:

  • TBA

North America - November 18, 2012

Digital versions of retail titles:

Download-only titles:

Europe - November 30, 2012

Digital versions of retail titles:

Download-only titles:

Nokia N-Gage

North America - October 7, 2003

Nokia N-Gage

Panasonic 3DO

North America - October 4, 1993

Japan - March 20, 1994

Sega 32X

North America - November 1994

Sega 32X

Europe - November 14, 1994

Japan - December 3, 1994

Sega CD

Japan - December 12, 1991

Sega CD

North America - October 15, 1992

Europe - April 19, 1993

Night Trap

Sega Dreamcast

Sega Dreamcast

Japan - November 27, 1998

North America - September 9, 1999

Europe - October 14, 1999

Sega Game Gear

Japan - October 6, 1990

Sega Game Gear

North America - April 26, 1991

Sega Genesis

Japan - October 29, 1988

Sega Genesis

North America - August 14, 1989

Sega Master System

Japan - October 20, 1985

Sega Master System

North America - June 1986

Europe - Fall 1986

Sega Saturn

Japan - November 22, 1994

Sega Saturn

North America - May 11, 1995

Europe - July 8, 1995

SNK Neo Geo

Japan - January 31, 1990

SNK Neo Geo

North America - 1990

SNK Neo Geo Pocket Color

North America - June 1, 1999

Japan - March 16, 1999

Europe - 1999

Sony PlayStation

Japan - December 3, 1994

Sony PlayStation
  • A. IV Evolution
  • Crime Crackers
  • Gokujou Parodius Da! Deluxe Pack
  • Mahjong Station Mazin
  • Mahjong Goku Sky: Atsushi
  • Ridge Racer
  • Nekketsu Oyaku
  • TAMA

North America - September 9, 1995

Battle Arena Toshinden

Europe - September 29, 1995

Sony PlayStation 2

Japan - March 4, 2000

Sony PlayStation 2

North America - October 26, 2000

SSX

Europe - November 24, 2000

Tekken TAG Tournament

Sony PlayStation 3

Japan - November 11, 2006

Sony PlayStation 3

North America - November 17, 2006

Resistance: Fall of Man

Europe - March 23, 2007

MotorStorm

Sony PlayStation 4

North America - November 15, 2013

Sony PSP

Japan - December 12, 2004

Sony PSP

North America - March 24, 2005

Lumines: Puzzle Fusion

Europe - September 1, 2005

Wipeout Pure

Sony PlayStation Vita

Japan - December 17, 2011

PS Vita Logo

North American - February 22nd, 2012

3G Launch Bundle (US)

Tiger Game.com

North America - September 1997

Tiger Game.Com

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