November is always a huge month for video games, and this year is no exception. With over 30 games releasing this month, across all major platforms (and most genres), there is literally something for everyone this month. From the next iteration of the acclaimed Call of Duty franchise, to the reboot of the Need For Speed franchise, the next big expansion for StarCraft II, to the long-awaited debut of the Yo-Kai series in North America, November has it all.

Here are the games coming out this month you won’t want to miss!

[Note: The below release dates are subject to change at the sole discretion of the game publisher at any time]

Need For Speed

Release Date: November 3, 2015

Platform(s): Deluxe Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Regular Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One

ESRB Rating: T (Teen, 13+)

The latest game in the storied Need For Speed franchise is a full reboot courtesy of EA’s Ghost Games studio. Set in the fictional city of Ventura Bay, California, Need For Speed offers five different play styles— Outlaw, Style, Build, Speed, or Crew—inspired by real-world automotive icons. Each of these styles has their own unique story and challenges, giving you the freedom to play the way you want to!

Call of Duty: Black Ops III

Release Date: November 6, 2015

Platform(s): Juggernog Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Regular Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC

ESRB Rating: M (Mature, 17+)

Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be the twelfth game this long-standing first-person shooter franchise, and this time it’s once again set in a future dominated by advanced war. Step into the boots of an elite Black Ops soldier augmented with superhuman abilities, and possessing various “cybercore” technologies like remote hacking and control over nanodrones. The ever popular Zombie mode also returns, this time offering a full-game experience complete with its own storyline!

Yo-Kai Watch

Release Date: November 6, 2015

Platform(s): Nintendo 3DS

ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10+)

The Japanese sensation Yo-Kai Watch is finally coming to North America shores! Yo-kai are mysterious beings that cannot be seen by the naked eye, so you’ll need to use your Yo-kai to find them, befriend them, and in many cases, battle them. Each Yo-kai has its own unique skills and strengths, including fun “Soultimate” abilities that you power-up through mini-games on the Nintendo 3DS touchpad. There are over 200 Yo-kai to find in all!

Fallout 4

Release Date: November 10, 2015

Platform(s): Collector’s Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Regular Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

ESRB Rating: M (Mature, 17+)

Enter the post-apocalyptic world of Fallout 4 as a survivor of Vault 111, an underground bomb shelter created by Vault-Tec. In typical Fallout style, you’ll experience a vast world ravaged from nuclear war where you have the complete freedom to go where you want, do what you want, and speak to whomever you want. This time you’ll also be able to build settlements in the irradiated Wasteland, and townsfolk can even come settle in and aid you on your quest!

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Release Date: November 10, 2015

Platform(s): Xbox One, Xbox 360

ESRB Rating: M (Mature, 17+)

Get ready for the next adventure of Lara Croft in Rise of the Tomb Raider, exclusive on Xbox platforms this holiday. The developers are going back to Lara’s roots as an explorer of ancient tombs in some of the most beautifully hostile environments on earth. You’ll need to overcome intricate puzzles and deadly traps in order to survive!

Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival

Release Date: November 13, 2015

Platform(s): Wii U

ESRB Rating: E (Everyone)

Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival is a fun, new interactive board game for up to four players. You’ll experience village life in a whole new way as you live through one month of Animal Crossing events. The game bundle comes with the Isabelle and Digby amiibo figures, and three cards, letting you jump in and start playing right away!

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void 

Release Date: November 19, 2015

Platform(s): Collector’s Edition – PC

Regular Edition – PC

ESRB Rating: RP (Rating Pending)

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void is a brand new standalone expansion pack to hit real-time strategy PC game, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. This is the final chapter in this epic sci-fi storyline and continues the Protoss campaign featuring Artanis and Zeratul. Legacy of the Void also adds the new Archon Mode, a two-player co-operative experience that has both players share control over a single base and army!

Star Wars Battlefront

Release Date: November 17, 2015

Platform(s): Deluxe Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Regular Edition – PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

ESRB Rating: T (Teen, 13+)

Powered by the award-winning Frostbite game engine, Star Wars Battlefront will set you in gorgeous, photorealistic Star Wars locations for enormous 40-person competitive multiplayer battles. Play as some of the most iconic characters from the original trilogy, including Darth Vadar, Boba Fett, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and more. At launch, the game will feature 12 multiplayer maps that span iconic Star Wars places like Sullust, Jakku, Endor, Tattooine, and Hoth!

Additional games releasing in November 2015:

November 3

November 10

November 17

November 19

  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Limited Edition – PC, Gold Edition – PC)

November 20

November 24

Are there any games releasing this month you’re thinking of getting? Let me know in the comments section below!

Paul Hunter

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I work out of Toronto, Ontario as the Editor of Gaming here on the Plug-in Blog and as Editor-in-Chief of NextGen Player.  I am thankful for having a loving and patient wife who doesn’t mind my 40 hour a week obsession with gaming. You can follow me on Twitter @NextGenPlayer