Top 6 Upcoming Turn-Based Tactics RPGs Of 2024

Written by Jericho

Top 6 Tactics Turn-Based RPGs Of 2024

With summer right around the corner, we are about to get an influx of different games. Today, though, we are going to focus on some of the top tactics RPGs that are coming in 2024. Now, this list compiles both top wish-listed games and some that were recently announced. From 4X to Heroes of Might and Magic inspired to even Final Fantasy Tactics-like games, we have a lot coming up.

Sword of Convallaria

Sword of Convallaria Gameplay

To start off our list we have Sword of Convallaria which is set to release this summer. Inspired by Final Fantasy Tactics, this title describes itself as a “Fantasy Tactical RPG revitalizing the beloved Japanese turn-based & pixel art genre.” Boasting stunning graphics, character driven story, a vast character roster, and even a score by the legendary Hitoshi Sakimoto best known for scoring FF Tactics, FFXII, and Tactics Ogre.

Personally, I am beyond excited about this title. From the art style to the animations, I look forward to the full release of this game this summer.

Players can expect a journey through a world of plot twists where every choice you make will reshape your destiny. Craft your squad and find the strategy to tackle every situation in Sword of Convallaria coming this summer.

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus II

Mechanicus II

Warhammer is one of the most expansive gaming franchises. Going from being only a tabletop game to spreading across multiple console generations and PC gaming. Warhammer 40K: Mechanicus II drops you in a fast-paced tactical strategy game. Taking control of either the ancient and deathless Necron legions or the tecno-religious acolytes of the Omnissiah, leaving the fate of their world in the player’s hands.

Players will have the freedom to customize and control their forces. From managing their own troops to managing their territory’s garrisons. They will also be able to wage war capture and defend regions from their foes while generating crucial resources. Players will need to learn and adapt to each battle as each faction has their strengths and weaknesses – take cover behind terrain as the Mechanicus or destroy it as the Necrons. The choice is yours.

Pennon and Battle

Pennon and Battle

Now, what would this list be without a game inspired by the legendary Heroes of Might and Might? Well, Pennon Battle, developed by PB Studio, is on track to release on June 19th, which is right around the corner.

Pennon and Battle is an expansive turn-based strategy war game where players will need to take control of their lord and revive the kingdom of Ruachland by utilizing tactics, and magic to eliminate enemy forces. While also taking control of multiple heroes and nearly a hundred different types of soldiers. With over 60 spells at your command, they can assist you in both combat and as you adventure through the lands.

Want to play with friends? Multiplayer is also included beyond the single-player campaign. Explore maps together, fight together, or challenge each other to see who has the better strategies.

Die in the Dungeon

Die in the dungeon

Die in the Dungeon is a deck-building, turn-based roguelite game, but there is a catch. Players will not be using cards but dice to deal with their enemies. Combine powerful dice on the board and boost their effects with different magical relics.

This game takes a tried-and-true genre and really goes for something new. With each dice representing a different action, players will have to find and create synergies between them. Personally, I think this game looks incredible; from the art style to the mechanics, I would keep this one on your radar. Unfortunately, there is no confirmed release date, but there is a free prologue to try.



Overhype Studios, the team behind the highly reviewed Battle Brothers, is back again with a new turn-based tactical RPG called MENACE, yes, with all caps. In MENACE, players will lead a strike force against an alien threat. They will need to answer distress calls from different worlds, train and equip their troops, and even deploy tanks and mechs to assist them in battle.

Reminiscent of other turn-based strategy games such as Wartales and XCOM, mixed in with some Company of Heroes squad mechanics, this brings a uniqueness to the genre. With each unit having their own strengths and weaknesses, but the developers leave that for you to decide.

The game also has an added survival aspect. In the description, the developers mention, “Expect to permanently lose squad leaders and their squads, and prepare to adapt to constantly evolving situations on the battlefield.”

Did I mention that there is endless replayability? The game features procedurally generated multi-mission operations and battle maps, making every run of MENACE different and unique.

Metal Slug Tactics

Metal Slug Tactics

Metal Slug makes its grand return with a dynamic tactical RPG with some rogue-lite thrown in there. Of course, they had to keep their original run’n’gun action from the series, but now it’s redefined. Tasked with the same mission of assembling your squad and taking down the infamous Rebel Army.

While there is no confirmed release date other than Fall of this year, fans of the series can look forward to a new addition. Players will be able to choose between iconic characters from the Metal Slug series and create their own team to bring into combat.

Boasting a mechanic called SYNC, this will allow your characters to launch a simultaneous attack on the enemy, similar to combo abilities in Disgaea, or Marvels Midnight Suns.

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I have been a fan of turn-based games since I was a young boy. My first ever being Final Fantasy Tactics, which still to this day is my undisputed favorite game. Writing is another passion of mine, and when I'm not writing you can catch me watching movies or listening to podcasts. Can't wait to see the future of turn-based games!