Sony’s new console, PlayStation 4, is set to release on November 15th. PlayStation 4 is a powerful system that allows for many exciting new features and games. PlayStation 4 has an 8GB hard drive that can store games and other media.
The system also comes with a Blu-ray player and supports both digital and physical media. PS4 games are some of the best that you can play on a gaming console. Whether you are looking for an action-packed game or something more cerebral, there is a PS4 game out there for you. In this article 20 best PS4 games are under discussion.
Top 20 Best PS4 Games in 2022
It’s hard to believe that the PlayStation 4 is already six years old, but in 2022 it will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. To commemorate this momentous milestone, we’ve put together a list of the top 20 best PS4 games of all time.
This list was no easy task to compile. The PS4 has been home to some of the most critically acclaimed and best-selling games of all time.
1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a 2015 action role-playing video game developed and published by CD Projekt RED. It had released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is the third in the series, preceded by The Witcher and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, which are based on the series of fantasy novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was Released on May 18, 2015.
Mode: Single-player video game
Developer: CD Projekt
Original Author: CD Projekt
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft Windows
The Witcher 3 was designed as a conclusion to Geralt of Rivia’s story; the developers decided to make the game open-world in order to better convey the scale of the world and its characters.
Introduced New Mechanics
They also introduced new mechanics, such as horseback riding and sailing, to improve player exploration. Geralt’s primary goal is to find his adopted daughter Ciri, who has been traced to a location known as “The White Wolf’s Lair”.
2. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
The Uncharted series has been one of the most popular PlayStation exclusives for years. With its stunning graphics, thrilling action, and compelling story, gamers have been eagerly awaiting the release of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End was released on May 10, 2016, by Emilia Schatz, Robert Cogburn, Kurt Margenau, Anthony Newman, and Ricky Cambier
Designers: Emilia Schatz, Robert Cogburn, Kurt Margenau, Anthony Newman, Ricky Cambier
Composer: Henry Jackman
New Trailer For The Game
Recently, Naughty Dog released a new trailer for the game, which reveals that the game will be set three years after Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Nathan Drake has apparently retired from his life of treasure hunting and settled down with his wife Elena Fisher.
However, Drake is forced to return to his old life when his brother Sam appears out of nowhere with a potentially life-changing discovery. The trailer also features some new gameplay footage, which looks just as exciting as the previous games in the series.
3. Horizon Zero Dawn
Horizon Zero Dawn is an upcoming action role-playing video game in development by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. The game is scheduled for release in 2017.
Story Tell by Horizon Zero Dawn
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Horizon Zero Dawn tells the story of Aloy, a hunter, and archer who aims to discover her destiny among the ruins of the old world. The gameplay focuses on Aloy’s exploration of the open world, fighting hostile machines and interacting with other characters.
Development of Horizon Zero Dawn
Development of Horizon Zero Dawn began in 2011, with writer John Gonzalez coming on board in 2012. The game was first announced at E3 2014 as an early concept titled “Project Beast”.
It was reannounced at E3 2015 as Horizon Zero Dawn, with a planned release date of 2016. However, the game was delayed to February 28, 2017, to allow more development time.
Composers: The Flight, Joris de Man
Mode: Single-player video game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows
Features of Horizon Zero Dawn
Here are the following Features of Horizon Zero Dawn:
- Vast open world
- Diverse landscapes
- Unique machines to battle
- Customizable weapons and armor
- Skill tree with unlockable abilities
- Interesting story
The latest game from renowned game developer FromSoftware and critically acclaimed author Hidetaka Miyazaki, Bloodborne is a Playstation 4 exclusive that takes players on a dark and twisted adventure through the city of Yharnam.
Bloodborne was released on March 24, 2015.
Composers: Tsukasa Saitoh, Michael Wandmacher, Nobuyoshi Suzuki, Yuka Kitamura, Cris Velasco, Ryan Amon
Inspired By Classic Action Games
Inspired by classic action games like Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls, Bloodborne is an intense experience that will test players’ skills to their very limits. With its deep and rewarding combat system, Bloodborne is sure to be one of the most talked-about games of 2015.
Features of Bloodborne
Here are the following Features of Bloodborne:
- Bloodborne’s Chalice Dungeons
- The Bloodborne Art Style
- The Weapons of Bloodborne
- The Lore of Bloodborne
- The Chalice Dungeons of Bloodborne
- The Enemies of Bloodborne
5. Persona 5
Persona 5 is a “role-playing game” for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 video game consoles, developed by Atlus. It is chronologically the sixth installment in the Persona series, which is part of the larger Megami Tensei franchise.
Persona 5 was released in Japan in September 2016, and worldwide in April 2017.
Composer: Shoji Meguro
Nominations: The Game Award for Game of the Year
Designers: Naoya Maeda, Katsura Hashino
The player controls a high school student who becomes a vigilante known as a “Phantom Thief” after being wrongfully accused of a crime he did not commit. He and his friends use their personas to steal treasures from corrupt individuals identified by their Phantom Thief names.
The story is told primarily through interactions with non-player characters (NPCs) over the course of routine daily life, interspersed with dungeon-crawling sequences set within the minds of those same NPCs.
- The Characters
- The Story
- The Music
- The Graphics
- The Gameplay
- The Ending
6. Batman: Arkham Knight
Batman Arkham Knight is an upcoming action-adventure video game. Which had been developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One video game consoles, and Microsoft Windows.
It is the sequel to 2013’s Batman: Arkham Origins, and the fourth main installment in the Batman: Arkham series.
The game had been released worldwide on June 23, 2015.
Series: Batman: Arkham
Developer: Rocksteady Studios
Mode: Single-player video game
Nominations: The Game Award for Best Performance
Composers: David Buckley, Nick Arundel
The game’s main story will follow a matured Bruce Wayne as he confronts Scarecrow, who has returned to Gotham City to unite the city’s criminal underworld to destroy Batman.
The game will feature new gameplay mechanics, including the ability to drive vehicles.
- Batman’s new suit
- The Batmobile
- Gotham City
- The villains
- The story
- The gameplay
7. Rocket League
Rocket League is a video game developer and published by Psyonix. The game is a vehicular soccer game and features single-player and multiplayer modes.
The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 in July 2015, with an Xbox One release following in February 2016. Rocket League has been critically acclaimed, with praise directed at its physics-based gameplay, its cross-platform support, and the amount of content available.
Awards: British Academy Games Award for Multiplayer, MORE
Nominations: British Academy Games Award for Multiplayer, MORE
Developer: Epic Games, Psyonix
Original author: Epic Games, Psyonix
25 Million Players
In March 2017, Psyonix announced that it had reached over 25 million players across all platforms. A sequel, Rocket League: Ultimate Edition, was announced in September 2017 for release the following month on Nintendo Switch.
Features of Rocket League
Here are the following Features of Rocket League:
- Unique Gameplay
- Immersive Graphics
- Addictive Mechanics
- Intuitive Controls
- Robust Community
- Endless Replayability
8. Madden NFL 25
The newest Madden game, Madden NFL 25, was released on August 27th for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The game is available in both a standard and Hall of Fame edition. The Hall of Fame edition includes special features like an exclusive rookie player card, 2,500 Madden Ultimate Team points, and a public service announcement from NFL legends Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith.
Madden NFL 25 was released on August 13, 2009.
Composer: Christopher Lennertz
Developers: EA Tiburon, EA Mobile, Exient Entertainment, Budcat Creations, Sandcastle
Publishers: Electronic Arts, EA Sports, EA Mobile
Madden NFL 25 has several new features including the ” Connected Franchise” mode which allows players to control a team for an entire season; “NFL Game Rewind” which allows players to watch past games; “Coaching Carousel” which gives players the chance to be a head coach in the NFL; and ” Owner Mode” which allows players to become an owner of an NFL team.
Graphics Have Been Improved
The graphics in Madden NFL 25 have also been improved.
9. MLB 15 The Show
MLB 15 The Show is one of the most highly anticipated video games of the year. The game is set to be released on March 31st for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. This year’s version of the game is said to be more realistic than ever, with players being able to dive for catches and make more accurate throws.
It was released on March 31, 2015.
Developer: San Diego Studio
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Series: MLB: The Show
New Animations And Graphics
In addition to the enhanced gameplay, MLB 15 also includes all new animations and graphics that are sure to please fans. The Show has always been a favorite among baseball fans, and this year’s version looks like it will be no exception.
Features of MLB 15 The Show
- New stadiums!
- Improved graphics!
- Fun new game modes!
- Franchise mode improvements!
- More realistic player movements!
- Bonus content for pre-orders!
10. NBA 2K15
In NBA 2K15, gamers will have the ability to control their favorite team on both offense and defense. There are new animations and a “My Player” mode that allows players to create their own basketball player and play through their careers.
Updated “The Association” Mode
The game has an updated “The Association” mode which lets gamers control all aspects of their team including trades, free agency, and building their roster. In addition, the soundtrack for the game includes songs by Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, and many more.
NBA 2K15 was released on October 7, 2014.
Developer: Visual Concepts
Nominations: The Game Award for Best Sports/Racing Game
Features of NBA 2K15
Here are the following Features of NBA 2K15:
- New Animations
- Updated Graphics
- MyTeam Mode
- The Park
11. FIFA 15
EA Sports has announced that FIFA 15 will be released on September 23 in North America and September 25 in Europe for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC. The game will feature “over 30 leagues, 650 teams, and 16,000 players.”
“FIFA Ultimate Team Legends” will return from FIFA 14, and new features include “in-game challenges” and “Co-operative Seasons”. Pre-ordering the game will give access to a “Lionel Messi loan player for five matches”.
FIFA 15 was released on September 18, 2014.
Developers: Electronic Arts, EA Vancouver
Publishers: Electronic Arts, EA Sports, ak tronic Software & Services GmbH
12. Need for Speed Rivals
Need for Speed Rivals is the twenty-first installment in the popular Need for Speed series of racing video games, developed by Ghost Games and Criterion Games, and published by Electronic Arts.
It was released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 19, 2013, and for Microsoft Windows on November 22, 2013. The game is a reboot of the franchise, and pits players against each other in a race to become “the fastest driver in the world”.
Three Different Game Features
The game features three different types of gameplay: singleplayer, multiplayer, and co-operative.
Need for Speed Rivals was released in 2013.
Developers: Criterion Software, EA Gothenburg
Awards: Satellite Award for Outstanding Sports Game
Nominations: Satellite Award for Outstanding Sports Game, VGX
13. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Sledgehammer Games, the developers of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, have announced that all DLC for the game will be released first on Xbox platforms. The DLC will include new multiplayer maps, co-op modes, and more. Microsoft has also announced that they will offer a season pass for the game which will include all of the DLC.
This is not the first time that Xbox has been given preferential treatment when it comes to Call of Duty DLC. Last year’s game, Call of Duty 6661 error with Ghosts, saw all of its DLC released first on Xbox platforms. Sony has responded by saying that they are not happy with this decision, but they understand that it is a business decision by Activision.
Activision has not yet announced a release date for the DLC, but it is expected to arrive sometime in early 2015.
It was released on November 4, 2014.
Developers: Sledgehammer Games, Raven Software, High Moon Studios
Publishers: Activision, Square Enix
Composer: Harry Gregson-Williams
Features of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Here are the following Features of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare:
- Advanced Graphics
- New Maps and Environments
- Weapons and Gear
- Multiplayer Modes
- Zombies Mode
14. God of War
God of War is an action-adventure game franchise that was created by David Jaffe at Sony’s Santa Monica Studio.
First Game Releasing Date
The first game in the series was released on March 22, 2005, for the PlayStation 2 console. The series has been a commercial success, with over 20 million copies sold as of November 2013.
The story centers around Kratos, a Spartan warrior who becomes the God of War after killing Ares, the former God of War. Kratos is usually accompanied by his son Atreus. The games are violent and gory, with Kratos often ripping enemies apart with his bare hands.
The games have been praised for their fluid combat, graphics and epic set pieces. The franchise has also been criticized for its overly sexualized depiction of female characters and excessive violence.
God of War was released on April 20, 2018.
Composer: Bear McCreary
Developers: Santa Monica Studio, Jetpack Interactive
Features of God of War
- Brutal Combat
- Rich Storytelling
- Gorgeous Graphics
- Dynamic World
- Intense Atmosphere
- Satisfying Gameplay
15. Dark Souls 3
Dark Souls 3 is an upcoming video game being developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. It is the fourth entry in the Dark Souls series, and the sequel to Dark Souls II.
Announced in February 2015 following a trademark filing by Bandai Namco, Dark Souls III was officially unveiled at E3 2015 during Sony’s press conference. The game uses Unreal Engine 4.
The game was released on April 12th, 2016 in Japan, and will be released on April 12th, 2016 in North America and Europe for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Developer: FromSoftware Inc., BNE Entertainment
Original author: FromSoftware Inc., BNE Entertainment
Composers: Yuka Kitamura, Motoi Sakuraba
Features of Dark Souls 3
Here are the following Features of Dark Souls 3:
- The Return of Souls
- The Epic World
- The Diverse Characters
- The Intense Gameplay
- The Deep Lore
- The Dark Atmosphere
16. Death Stranding
Death Stranding is an upcoming video game being developed by Kojima Productions. It had set to be released for the PlayStation 4. The game is directed by Hideo Kojima and produced by Kojima Productions, Sony Interactive Entertainment, and Norman Reedus.
Death Stranding stars Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, and Lindsay Wagner. It will be the first game released by Kojima Productions following their split from Konami in 2015.
The game’s debut trailer was shown at Sony’s E3 2016 press conference and generated a great deal of speculation online about its gameplay and story. A second trailer was shown at The Game Awards in December 2017 which further hinted at the game’s plot.
It was released on November 8, 2019.
Designer: Hideo Kojima
Developer: Kojima Productions
Features of Death Stranding
Here are the following Features of Death Stranding:
- Unique mechanics
- Gorgeous visuals
- Multiplayer elements
- Dark and mysterious themes
- Exciting trailers
17. Final Fantasy 15
Final Fantasy XV has had a long and arduous road to release. The game was first announced all the way back in 2006 as Final Fantasy Versus XIII, and it would be another six years before the game would actually hit store shelves.
In that time, the game changed directors, switched publishers, and saw numerous other changes. But the wait was worth it- Final Fantasy XV is one of the best games in the series.
The story of Final Fantasy XV is a classic “road trip” adventure, following Prince Noctis and his three closest friends on their journey across the kingdom of Lucis.
The world is gorgeously detailed, and there’s always something to see or do; I never found myself bored while playing. The combat is action-based rather than turn-based, which takes some getting used to but ultimately makes for a more exciting experience.
Final Fantasy 15 was released on November 29, 2016.
Developer: Square Enix
Designers: Tetsuya Nomura, Wan Hazmer and MORE
Original Author: Square Enix
Features of Final Fantasy 15
Here are the following Features of Final Fantasy 15:
- The return of classic FF combat mechanics
- The expansive open world
- The breathtaking visuals
- The gripping story
- The fantastic music
- The endearing characters
18. Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is Bethesda Softwork’s latest attempt at a reboot of the Wolfenstein series. The game is set in an alternate history 1961 where the Nazis won World War II and have taken over America. You play as B.J. Blazkowicz, who is fighting to liberate America from Nazi rule.
The game was released on October 27, 2017, and received mixed reviews from critics. Some praised the game’s fast-paced action and its story, while others criticized its dated graphics and poor AI.
Designer: Arcade Berg
Developers: MachineGames, Panic Button Games
Features of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
Here are the following Features of Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus:
- Nazis in America
- Guns, Gore and Glory
- The Beauty of Destruction
- Frenemies and Fascists
- Who’s the Boss?
- Kill Nazis, Save the World
Doom is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. A reboot of the Doom series, it is the fourth title in the main series and the first major installment since Doom 3 in 2004.
Doom is set on Mars, where an unnamed space marine unit of the United States Space Marine Corps (U.S.S.M.C.) is stationed. Following a demonic invasion of Earth via a teleportation portal from Hell.
The marines are dispatched to secure the planet’s two moons: Phobos and Deimos, with the ultimate goal of preventing them from being used as a staging ground for an invasion of Earth.
The game was released on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on May 13, 2016.
Developer: id Software
Original author: id Software
Composer: Bobby Prince
Features of Doom
Here are the following Features of Doom:
- Brutal Combat
- Varied Weaponry
- Rich Lore
- Diverse Environments
- Emergent Gameplay
- Endless Replayability
20. Dishonored 2
Dishonored 2 is one of the most eagerly awaited sequels in video game history. Arkane Studios, the developers of Dishonored 2, released a demo at E3 2016 that left fans wanting more. The demo showed off new powers and abilities for both Corvo Attano and Emily Kaldwin, as well as new environments to explore.
Players Can Choose Whether to Play as Corvo or Emily
Dishonored 2 takes place fifteen years after the first game, with Corvo and Emily fighting to reclaim the throne of Dunwall from Delilah Copperspoon. Players can choose whether to play as Corvo or Emily, each with its own unique set of powers and abilities.
The game promises to be even more ambitious than its predecessor, with a larger open world to explore and more ways to complete missions.
The game was released on November 11, 2016.
Composer: Daniel Licht
Designer: Dinga Bakaba
Developer: Arkane Studios
Features of Dishonored 2
Here are the following Features of Dishonored 2:
- Unique Abilities
- Play Your Way
- The World of Karnaca
- A Vibrant and Diverse City
- The Clockwork Mansion
- Emily Kaldwin
In conclusion, the best PS4 games in 2022 are sure to provide hours of entertainment for gamers of all ages. Whether you are a fan of action, adventure, puzzle, or strategy games, there is something for everyone on this list. So be sure to add some of these titles to your wish list and get ready for some serious gaming fun!
If you are looking for a new game to play, one of these should be perfect for you. Be sure to keep an eye out for new releases, as they are sure to bring excitement and hours of entertainment.
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