The PlayStation 4 sits comfortably atop the throne of this generation’s arbitrary console wars. It’s the best-selling platform of the lot, with its early success being pinned mostly to its solid exclusive titles and aggressively-timed DLC deals in the face of the competition. Things have evened out in recent years when it comes to exclusives, but throughout the generation, Sony’s wedge of a machine has built up a healthy catalog of games across every conceivable genre.
With its successor, the PS5, planned for a holiday 2020 launch, we’ve combed through the archives to build this definitive list of the best PS4 games for you to check out before the next generation drowns out the past.
With so many exciting upcoming PS4 games on the way, we’re here to help you keep on track of the release dates you’ll be wanting to mark your calendars with. There are some truly incredible games coming this year, with some of the most hotly anticipated releases filling the PS4’s line-up. And who could forget Sony’s upcoming next-generation console? We already know about a big heap of upcoming PS5 games for the PS5 on the way too. There’s certainly a lot to look forward to.
This list is your guide to what is coming for PS4 and when, all handily compiled in date order so you know what to be excited about first. We’ve picked the biggest games – even those that aren’t exclusive to PS4 – so you’ll know just what you have to look forward to over the coming months. Want to know more? You can get an in-depth insight on the best upcoming PS4 games by subscribing to Official PlayStation Magazine in print or digital at a saving of up to 54%.