Sony's PlayStation 5 is an incredibly powerful and exciting games console, capable of incredible graphical fidelity and performance. It's been months since its launch day and we've seen some fantastic games for the PS5 that have brought us an entirely new level of realism, performance, and of course, excitement.
If you're looking for the best PS5 games on the market, then you've come to the right place. Here we've compiled the absolute best PS5 games so far; from blockbuster shooters like Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War to the action-adventure role-playing juggernaut that is Demon's Souls, we've got you covered!
So, what are the best PS5 games that you can buy right now? Read on to find out!
God of War
God of War, the upcoming action-adventure game from Sony Interactive Entertainment, is one of the most anticipated exclusive releases for the PlayStation 5 console. The game is the eighth installment in the series and the sequel to the 2010 God of War III.
The game deals with Norse mythology and it follows Kratos, the protagonist of the series, and his son Atreus. The story follows both characters weaving together father and son together on a journey through a distinctly Norse universe. It largely uses a third-person perspective with brutal, visceral combat.
God of War promises to be an exciting and engaging game, featuring 8K graphics, ray-tracing support, top-notch audio design and lighting, and the kind of fast-paced action the series is known for. The game is set to release sometime in 2021, and is sure to be one of the standout releases for any PlayStation 5 owner.
The Last of Us Part II
The Last of Us Part II lands on the PlayStation 5 as one of the most anticipated games of 2020. Developed by Naughty Dog, the sequel to the beloved 2013 release tells the powerful story of revenge, love, and loss in a post-apocalyptic world. Players continue the journey into the lives of Ellie and Joel, taking on the challenging gamplay of the original while being enhanced by the advanced graphics and game mechanics of the PS5.
This sequel is full of intense action and exploration, featuring a brutal combat system, immersive world, and an emotional storyline that will leave players on the edge of their seats. Littered with memorable characters, enemies and environments, The Last of Us Part II is a landmark achievement for narrative-driven gameplay. Alongside the addition of a variety of weapons and difficulty settings, this is the perfect title for post-apocalyptic survival fans.
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is one of the most exciting upcoming games for PS5, putting you in the shoes of young superhero Miles Morales as he fights to protect his beloved home of New York City. The game looks to expand upon Spider-Man's already excellent mechanics while introducing a host of new abilities and enemies. With dynamic weather effects, stunning next-gen visuals, and a great story to tell, fans of the series should definitely keep this one on their radar. You'll be able to take Miles Morales's powers to the next level with the PS5's DualSense controller, and you won't want to miss out on all the exciting adventures to be had.
Demon's Souls Remake
Demon's Souls is one of the most anticipated titles on the PS5. Originally released in 2009, the game is getting a remake with updated graphics and improved gameplay. With the support of Bluepoint Games, the developers of the Shadow of the Colossus remake, the updated version of Demon's Souls will look and feel much better than the original when it releases.
Demon's Souls is a notoriously difficult game, but with the updated look and game design, the game should be even more enjoyable to play. The lighting and shadows look far more realistic than before, allowing players to experience the world of Boletaria in entirely new ways. A core focus of the game is customizability, with character customization options and the ability to customize your spells and weapons.
The game is sure to be a hit when it releases, with upgraded graphics and improved gameplay, there is bound to be plenty of excitement around Demon's Souls Remake. Fans of the original are sure to be in for a treat.
Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn is a beloved action-RPG from developer Guerrilla Games, and the sequel Horizon Forbidden West is coming to PS5 in 2021. The long-awaited follow up promises to expand on the epic story of Aloy and her struggle against the ever-advancing machines that threaten the world. With improved visuals and improved combat, Horizon Forbidden West is sure to be a must-have for PS5 owners. Look forward to exploring beautiful post-apocalyptic environments and engaging in intense battles in this open-world masterpiece.
Gran Turismo 7
The Gran Turismo series is back for the PS5 and it looks better than ever. Gran Turismo 7 is shaping up to be the pinnacle of racing games, with photorealistic graphics and a revised physics engine. With over 1,000 cars and 80 tracks, you’ll be able to take to the tracks in any vehicle you choose.
Gran Turismo 7 also features a deep online component, allowing you to create clubs, races and tournaments to compete in against your friends. With improved AI and dynamic weather conditions, Gran Turismo 7 is an immersive and ever-evolving experience.
Ghost of Tsushima
Kicking off our list of top 10 PS5 games is Ghost of Tsushima. Developed by Sucker Punch, who are best known for the inFAMOUS and Sly Cooper series, Ghost of Tsushima is an action-adventure game set in the era of Samurai warriors on the mythical Tsushima Island. Players take on the role of Jin Sakai, a samurai who must use the ancient traditions of the samurai to take back the island from the invading forces of the Mongol Empire.
Ghost of Tsushima features stunning visuals and set pieces, non-linear missions, and engaging combat with a variety of weapons and techniques. There’s also an engaging storyline, with plenty of meaningful choices to make. With the power of the PS5, Ghost of Tsushima is looking like one of the best games the console has to offer.
Resident Evil 3 Remake
The Resident Evil 3 remake is a much anticipated game for the PS5, with a release date of April 3rd, 2020. This game features a reimagined version of the classic RE3 that updates the classic formula with modern graphical fidelity of the current generation. The game follows Raccoon City after the events of Resident Evil 2, taking on the role of Jill Valentine as she races against time to escape the city overran by the relentless pursuit of the relentless T-Virus-infected zombies and the terrifying bioweapon Nemesis. With a new edition of the already thrilling action horror game, the remake of Resident Evil 3 is sure to please veteran players and newcomers alike.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, developed exclusively for the PlayStation 5, is an action-adventure game with elements of RPG, Shoot'em Up and Platforming gameplay. As in previous entries of the series, the player takes the role of Ratchet, a mechanic-in-training with a love for adventure and a knack for gadgets and jokes. Clank is always there to help out.
In Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, players will find exciting new levels set in colorful and vibrant galaxies, with a multitude of enemies and bosses to face. They'll also find a vibrant array of weapons and gadgets, including new weapons that use rifts to travel to different worlds, equip unique armor pieces and customize their playstyle with a new skill-tree system.
You can look forward to awesome visuals, varied gameplay, engaging story and a unique art-style throughout. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is a must-have for any PlayStation 5 players, and one of the best action-adventure game you can enjoy on the system.
The PS5 has plenty of great gaming titles available including some of the best reviewed, highest rated and most popular games out right now. From racing games to first-person shooters and RPGs, there are a wealth of options for those looking to make the most of their PS5 experience. While the console has only been out for a short time, we look forward to the incredible games coming in the future and hope this list helps you find the perfect PS5 game for you.