2023's Most Notable Upcoming Licensed Games - Prima Games

2023’s Most Notable Upcoming Licensed Games

A rundown of popular media franchises releasing games in 2023

by Grant Testa
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While 2023 is scheduled for an impressive slate of original videogames with the return of classic series, as well as a host of exciting new IPs, gamers might be surprised to learn that the year will also feature an overabundance of licensed games from a variety of popular media franchises. From films and television to comics and novels, 2023 will feature a variety of notable titles that rose to prominence through other entertainment mediums. Here is every confirmed and unconfirmed licensed videogame set for launch in 2023 and beyond, sorted by release date.

Confirmed Licensed Game Release Dates/Windows

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Developer: Purple Lamp Studios (Published by THQ Nordic)

Release Date: January 31, 2023

Hogwarts Legacy

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Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Avalanche Software (Published by Warner Bros. Games)

Release Date: February 10, 2023 (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S), April 4, 2023 (PS4, Xbox One), July 25, 2023 (Nintendo Switch)

Related: Hogwarts Legacy Pre-Order Edition Differences Explained

Peaky Blinders: The King’s Ransom

Platforms: Oculus Quest, PC

Developer: Maze Theory

Release Date: March 9, 2023

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

Platforms: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Respawn Entertainment (Published by Electronic Arts)

Release Date: March 17, 2023

Peppa Pig World Adventures

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Petoons Studio (Published by Outright Games)

Release Date: March 17, 2023

The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners – Chapter 2: Retribution

Platforms: Meta Quest 2, PICO 4, PS4, PS5, PSVR, PSVR2

Developer: Skydance Interactive and Skybound Entertainment

Release Date: March 21, 2023 (PSVR, PSVR2)

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Platforms: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Rocksteady Studios (Pubished by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Release Date: May 26, 2023

Related: Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Battle Pass Scandal Explained

Robocop: Rogue City

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Teyon (Published by Nacon)

Release Date: June 2023

Baldur’s Gate III

Platforms: macOS, Windows

Developer: Larian Studios

Release Date: August 2023

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Platforms: PS5

Developer: Insomniac Games

Release Date: Fall 2023

Licensed Games With Unconfirmed Release Dates

A Quiet Place

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Saber Interactive

Release Date: TBA

Aliens: Dark Descent

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Tindalos Interactive (Published by Focus Entertainment)

Release Date: TBA

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Platforms: PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Massive Entertainment (Published by Ubisoft)

Release Date: TBA

Disney Illusion Island

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Developer: Dlala Studios

Release Date: 2023

Dune: Awakening

Platforms: PC

Developer: Funcom

Release Date: 2023

Dune: Spice Wars

Platforms: PC

Developer: Shiro Games (Published by Funcom)

Release Date: 2023 (Currently Early Access)

The Expanse

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Telltale Games and Deck Nine (Published by Telltale Games)

Release Date: 2023

Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord

Platforms: Meta Quest 2, PSVR2

Developer: nDreams (Published by Sony Pictures Virtual Reality)

Release Date: TBA

Indiana Jones Game

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Machinegames (Published by Bethesda Softworks)

Release Date: TBA

Killer Klowns From Outer Space – The Game

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Teravision Games (Published by Good Shepherd Entertainment)

Release Date: 2023

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

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Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Daedalic Entertainment

Release Date: 2023

Marvel’s Black Panther/Captain America

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Skydance New Media

Release Date: TBA

Marvel’s Iron Man

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Electronic Arts

Release Date: TBA

Marvel’s Wolverine

Platforms: PS5

Developer: Insomniac Games

Release Date: TBA

Project 007

Platforms: TBA

Developer: IO Interactive

Release Date: TBA

Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remake

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Frogwares

Release Date: 2023

Star Trek: Resurgence

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Dramatic Labs (Published by Bruner House LLC)

Release Date: 2023

Terminator Survival Game

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Nacon

Release Date: TBA

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Sumo Digital (Published by Gun Media Holdings Inc.)

Release Date: 2023

Tron: Identity

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Bithell Games

Release Date: TBA

The Wolf Among Us 2

Platforms: macOS, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S

Developer: Telltale Games, Adhoc Studio (Published by Telltale Games and Athlon Games)

Release Date: 2023

Wonder Woman

Platforms: TBA

Developer: Monolith Productions (Published by Warner Bros. Games)

Release Date: TBA

Grant Testa

Grant Testa is a writer for Prima Games. His interests are songwriting, fantasy football, horror films, earning Platinum trophies, and talking about himself in the third person.