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    Games released coinciding with new hardware.

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    Launch Title last edited by Marino on 10/27/21 06:39PM View full history

    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 2600

    Atari 5200

    North America - November 1982

    Atari 7800

    North America - June 1984

    Atari 7800
    Atari 7800

    Atari Jaguar

    North America - November 18, 1993

    Atari Jaguar
    Atari Jaguar

    Atari Lynx

    North America - September 21, 1989

    Bally Astrocade

    North America - 1977

    Bandai Wonderswan

    Japan - March 4, 1999

    Wonderswan
    Wonderswan

    Bandai Wonderswan Color

    Japan - December 9, 2000

    ColecoVision

    North America - August 5, 1982

    ColecoVision
    ColecoVision

    Microsoft Xbox

    North America - November 15, 2001

    Microsoft Xbox
    Microsoft Xbox

    Japan - February 22, 2002

    Jet Set Radio Future
    Jet Set Radio Future

    Europe - March 14, 2002

    Halo: Combat Evolved
    Halo: Combat Evolved

    Microsoft Xbox Live Arcade

    North America - December 3, 2004

    Xbox Live Arcade/XBLA
    Xbox Live Arcade/XBLA

    Microsoft Xbox 360

    North America - November 22, 2005

    Microsoft Xbox 360
    Microsoft Xbox 360

    Europe - December 2, 2005

    Perfect Dark Zero
    Perfect Dark Zero

    Japan - December 10, 2005

    Microsoft Xbox One

    North America - November 22, 2013

    No Caption Provided

    Microsoft Xbox Series X/S

    North America - November 10, 2020

    Xbox Series X and S
    Xbox Series X and S

    NEC TurboGrafx 16

    Japan - October 30, 1987

    North America - August 29, 1989

    TurboGrafx-16
    TurboGrafx-16

    Nintendo 3DS

    Japan - February 26, 2011

    Nintendo 3DS
    Nintendo 3DS

    Europe - March 25, 2011

    North America - March 27, 2011

    Nintendo 3DS eShop

    North America - June 6 2011

    No Caption Provided

    Japan - June 7 2011

    Europe - June 7 2011

    Nintendo 64

    Japan - June 23, 1996

    Nintendo 64
    Nintendo 64

    North America - September 29, 1996

    Europe - March 1, 1997

    Nintendo DS

    North America - November 21, 2004

    Nintendo DS
    Nintendo DS

    Japan - December 2, 2004

    Kimi no Tame Nara Shineru
    Kimi no Tame Nara Shineru

    Europe - March 11, 2005

    WarioWare Touched!
    WarioWare Touched!

    Nintendo Entertainment System / Famicom

    Japan - July 15, 1983

    NES
    NES

    North America - October 18, 1985

    Europe - September 1, 1986

    Nintendo Game Boy

    Japan - April 21, 1989

    Nintendo Game Boy
    Nintendo Game Boy

    North America - August 1989

    Europe - 1990

    Nintendo Game Boy Advance

    Japan - March 21, 2001

    Game Boy Advance
    Game Boy Advance

    North America - June 11, 2001

    Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
    Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

    Europe - June 22, 2001

    Super Mario Advance
    Super Mario Advance

    Nintendo Game Boy Color

    Japan - October 21, 1998

    Game Boy Color
    Game Boy Color

    North America - November 19, 1998

    Europe - November 23, 1998

    Nintendo GameCube

    Japan - September 14, 2001

    Nintendo GameCube
    Nintendo GameCube

    North America - November 18, 2001

    Europe - May 3, 2002

    Luigi's Mansion
    Luigi's Mansion

    Super Nintendo Entertainment System / Super Famicom

    Japan - November 21, 1990

    No Caption Provided

    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
    Nintendo Virtual Boy

    North America - August 14, 1995

    Nintendo Wii

    North America - November 19, 2006

    Nintendo Wii
    Nintendo Wii

    Japan - December 2, 2006

    The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess
    The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess

    Europe - December 8, 2006

    Wii Sports
    Wii Sports

    Nintendo Wii Virtual Console

    North America - November 19, 2006

    No Caption Provided

    Japan - December 2, 2006

    Super Mario Bros.
    Super Mario Bros.

    Europe - December 8, 2006

    Super Mario 64
    Super Mario 64

    Nintendo WiiWare

    North America - May 12, 2008

    Japan - May 25, 2008

    No Caption Provided

    Europe - May 20, 2008

    Nintendo Wii U

    Japan - December 8, 2012

    No Caption Provided

    North America - November 18, 2012

    No Caption Provided

    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:

    Nintendo Switch

    North America - March 3, 2017

    Nokia N-Gage

    North America - October 7, 2003

    Nokia N-Gage
    Nokia N-Gage

    Panasonic 3DO

    North America - October 4, 1993

    Japan - March 20, 1994

    Sega 32X

    North America - November 1994

    Sega 32X
    Sega 32X

    Europe - November 14, 1994

    Japan - December 3, 1994

    Sega CD

    Japan - December 12, 1991

    Sega CD
    Sega CD

    North America - October 15, 1992

    Europe - April 19, 1993

    Night Trap
    Night Trap

    Sega Dreamcast

    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
    Sega Game Gear

    North America - April 26, 1991

    Sega Genesis

    Japan - October 29, 1988

    Sega Genesis
    Sega Genesis

    North America - August 14, 1989

    Sega Master System

    Japan - October 20, 1985

    Sega Master System
    Sega Master System

    North America - June 1986

    Europe - Fall 1986

    Sega Saturn

    Japan - November 22, 1994

    Sega Saturn
    Sega Saturn

    North America - May 11, 1995

    Europe - July 8, 1995

    SNK Neo Geo

    Japan - January 31, 1990

    SNK Neo Geo
    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
    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
    Battle Arena Toshinden

    Europe - September 29, 1995

    Sony PlayStation 2

    Japan - March 4, 2000

    Sony PlayStation 2
    Sony PlayStation 2

    North America - October 26, 2000

    SSX
    SSX

    Europe - November 24, 2000

    Tekken TAG Tournament
    Tekken TAG Tournament

    Sony PlayStation 3

    Japan - November 11, 2006

    Sony PlayStation 3
    Sony PlayStation 3

    North America - November 17, 2006

    Resistance: Fall of Man
    Resistance: Fall of Man

    Europe - March 23, 2007

    MotorStorm
    MotorStorm

    Sony PlayStation 4

    North America - November 15, 2013

    No Caption Provided

    Sony PlayStation 5

    North America - November 12, 2020

    PlayStation 5
    PlayStation 5

    Sony PSP

    Japan - December 12, 2004

    Sony PSP
    Sony PSP

    North America - March 24, 2005

    Lumines: Puzzle Fusion
    Lumines: Puzzle Fusion

    Europe - September 1, 2005

    Wipeout Pure
    Wipeout Pure

    Sony PlayStation Vita

    Japan - December 17, 2011

    PS Vita Logo
    PS Vita Logo

    North American - February 22nd, 2012

    3G Launch Bundle (US)
    3G Launch Bundle (US)

    Tiger Game.com

    North America - September 1997

    Tiger Game.Com
    Tiger Game.Com
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