Since it’s release in the fall of 2013, the PlayStation 4 has arguably been the best console of the decade, featuring some of the best PS4 games ever. As there are still a few months left before Sony unveils the long-awaited PlayStation 5 (PS5), Sportytell will be looking into some of the best PS4 games 2020 (already released), that deserves at least a large portion of your gaming time right now, with choices from various genres.
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What Are The Best PS4 Games 2020?
21. Apex Legends
Well if you’ve played Battle Royale games like PUBG and Fortnite, and you want to try something different and yet of the same genre, then Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends is definitely worth some of your gaming time. You get to form squads of threes while going up against other players to try and gather as much loot as possible, while also trying to be the last squad or player standing. What makes Apex Legends all the more interesting is the fact that you get to take on one of 8 classes each represented by a special character having several abilities, in a Titanfall Universe, all of which adds to the dynamic experience of the game. And just like most Battle Royale games, you get to enjoy Apex Legends for free.
20. Devil May Cry 5
Fans of the Devil May Cry series have definitely had to wait a long while for the fifth instalment of the game. Capcom actually did a reboot of the series in 2015 where Dante and his twin brother Virgil, had to defeat the demon king Mundus who banished his father and killed his mother. Dante later had to defeat his brother Virgil. Devil May Cry 5 sees the return of Nero and Dante alongside V a mysterious new protagonist as they battle the demon king Urizen. You, the player gets to use all 3 characters who use different fighting styles and abilities with V having the most interesting ability to call upon demons to fight for him. This action-packed game is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
Remedy Entertainment’s Control sets the stage in the Federal Bureau of Control an agency that deals with the paranormal. The player gets to be Jesse Haden, the new director who has to uncover the mystery of her brother’s disappearance, and defeat several enemies and saving the world from certain doom along the way. The third-person shooter game also includes a healthy mix of abilities including levitation, telekinesis, and an interesting ability to control some enemies.
18. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
Ubisoft’s RPG franchise got their most recent Assassin’s Creed spot-on. Thanks to its stunning graphics and adventure-packed gameplay, you get to explore the ancient world of Greece as a Mercenary in the Peloponnesian war. Players get to choose between Alexios and Kassandra as they try to navigate turbulent waters while uncovering their history.
17. Hitman 2
The stealth-action packed adventure game, Hitman 2 is the sequel to the reboot which IO interactive released in 2016. As Agent 47, you get to silently take out high-value targets in different ways, thanks to the variety of weapons available to you.
16. Call of Duty Modern Warfare
Released in 2019, this call of duty diverts from the traditional futuristic weaponry, gadgets and zombies that most fans are used to in the previous instalments of the franchise. Modern Warfare as the name implies gives you the present-day experience of military engagements as seen in the middle East.
15. Death Stranding
Kojima Productions’ Death Stranding is the first Game the company produced after leaving Konami in 2015. The open-world action game sees the player control a courier named Sam Porter who is tasked with making deliveries of supplies to different isolated colonies which got fractured as a result of an apocalyptic event called the Death Stranding, saw the rise of invisible and destructive creatures that roam the earth.
14. Red Dead Redemption 2
Rockstar really shook the gaming world with this one, and if for some reason you haven’t had the opportunity to play Red Dead Redemption 2 then now is your chance. Set in the era of the Wild West, Authur Morgan a bank robber and member of a deadly gang called Van Der Linde. You get to gun down outlaws, chase bounties and explore the most tumultuous era of the United States.
13. FIFA 20
Yes, Electronic Arts’ FIFA has been there year after year to give all football lovers a virtual experience of their beloved sport. With this year’s FIFA probably the best of the entire lot, EA clearly listened to some of the fans suggestions adding some clever tweaks to the gameplay and ensures a more rewarding game of football for its players.
12. Rage 2
If you’re a fan of Doom and the crazy Mad Max, or you got to play Rage and enjoyed it, then you are definitely going to enjoy spending some time playing Rage 2. Players get to control a ranger named Walker, who has to survive in an apocalyptic world with crazy mutants and dangerous bandits. The first-person shooter game gives players access to change some of Walkers attributes, including his attire, skills and gender.
11. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Fallen Order tells the tale of young Cal Kestis, a young Jedi Padawan who is being hunted by the Galactic Empire while also trying to complete his Jedi training and restore the Jedi Order which had apparently been wiped out. As Cal Kestis, you get to explore the Star Wars Universe using several space crafts, the Force, a Light Saber and all the acrobatic moves that you would really love a Jedi to have.
10. Grand Theft Auto V
If you’re coming from PS3, you’ll attest to the fact that GTA 5 is a fan favourite. The amazing gameplay, hardware improvements, expanded heists and the intuitive first-person mode would lock you on hours of repeat in Los Santos. The Grand Theft Auto V is Rockstar’s best PS4 open-world game composition right now. The new release makes it possible to have large online games. To cap it all up, if you’ve previously got characters created in PlayStation 3 you can go right ahead to upload them.
9. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Shadows Die Twice is set in a fictional 16th century Japan, and takes swordplay to a whole new level. Armed with his favoured weapon a Katana, the ‘Wolf’ gets to attack the enemies’ posture and balance until an opening is exposed for a single killing blow. The player gets to choose between three different endings, but it requires a lot of patience to get to that stage of the game, thus making the game all the more rewarding.
8. The Surge 2
Drawing inspiration from one of the most successful PS4 exclusive Bloodborne, the same developers Decker13 Interactive, created and released The Surge in 2017. This action-packed sci-fi game focuses on targeting the limbs of enemies with the same aggression and speed that made Bloodborne so intriguing. The Surge 2 is actually a much-upgraded version of the first game, with players having to battle a lot more bosses with a more open city to explore.
7. Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil 2 was first released in 1998, and it was a fun combination of combat, puzzles and horror. All of which made it an intriguing game which was well received back then. Then Capcom decided to do a remake of the same game with enhanced graphics and controls that have made gaming in the 21st century a lot more interesting. So fans who never had the opportunity to play one of the original sequels that made Resident Evil such a huge success can now have a good at it.
6. Shadow of the Colossus
The original Shadow of the Colossus was released in 2005, and it was one of Sony’s greatest hits back then. By 2018, an ultra-high-definition remake for our beloved console PS4 was released in February 2018. The gameplay is pretty much the same, but with better graphics and a more interesting set of controls.
5. Shadow Of The Tomb Raider
Lara Croft never gets old, and the series just gets better with each new sequel. Shadow of the Tomb Raider continues the origins story of the 2015 instalment the Rise of the Tomb Raider, where Lara Croft continues her journey into becoming the tomb raider. She battles the paramilitary forces of Trinity while also trying to stop an Apocalypse she unknowingly unleashed.
4. Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
One of the best Konami’s Metal Gear series—Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is one of the best PS4 games worth your exploration for days and even months. If you’re new to Metal Gear Solid V, the secretes and gameplay involved would make you approach the game differently. Furthermore, the killer voice-acting and soundtrack from the ’80s makes it one of the best games you can play on your PS4 right now. Also, you should definitely consider the newer version released as MGS5: The Definitive Experience which incorporates MGS5: Ground Zeroes prologue, including all Metal Gear Online DLC items.
3. Darksiders Genesis
If you’ve been following the Darksider series, then you would definitely be interested in their latest edition which became available on PS4 in February 2020. This instalment is more or less seen as a prequel to the Darksider series. So if you’re new to the Darksiders, then this game is definitely a good starting point. As a player, you get to control the Strife, which is the fourth Apocalyptic Horseman.
The web-slinging superhero of the Marvel Universe has had several games to his name, but none has come close to the most recent one exclusive to PS4. It features an excellent combat system, an intriguing story, and a wide array of web-slinging mechanics in an almost accurate New York.
1. God of War
Yes, our favourite anti-hero Kratos. This list just wouldn’t be complete without including arguably the best game of the decade and the best PS4 game right now. After laying waste to almost every greek god in the previous sequels begins a new journey into Norse mythology. Set in the realm of Midgard in ancient Norway, Kratos who just lost his second wife wants to fulfil her wish of scattering her ashes at the highest peak of the nine realms. Kratos along with his little son Atreus must fight several monsters and Norse gods in another thrilling adventure.
There you have it—Our listing of the top-20 Best PS4 Games 2020: PlayStation 4 Games To Play Right Now. What do you think about these games? Please share with us in the comments section below.