Top 15 Best PS5 Games to Play in 2022

Before we see the list of the top 15 best ps5 games in 2021, I sincerely hope that you all got your PS5 consoles because it is tough to secure for yourself nowadays. People are buying PS5 consoles not only for playing ps4 games but also for playing upcoming next-gen games.

The following list contains PS5 exclusive games and non-exclusive games(which means you can play on Xbox as well). Our list contains major Sony’s first-party titles that will show the speed of the PS5’s storage, RAM, GPU to third-party games to cross-gen games.

15 Best PS5 Games to Play in 2022

Our best PS5 games currently comprise family-friendly adventures with fun, charming characters to third-person shooters with impressive graphics. Whether you want to feel the PS5’s DualSense controller capability or a new action-packed first-person shooter to play through, the PS5 has almost everything in the store for you.

Some titles on our list are yet to be released and based on the trailers of those games, and I am pretty sure that those games will be awesome, and I am hoping that they will be released sometime in 2021.

#1: Marvel’s Spiderman: Miles Morales

Marvel's Spiderman Miles Morales

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When the official trailer was launched around June 2020, everyone got really excited to play Marvel’s Spiderman: Miles Morales. The predecessor of this game was a big hit, and it was developed by the same studio which is Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a succession of Marvel’s Spider-Man that follows the adventure of Miles Morales who is an endearing student, another superhero from Harlem who also found himself was bitten by a genetically enhanced spider, giving him powers much like Peter Parker but with some extra capabilities like Venom Punch.

Marvel’s Spider-Man has some pretty new moves, missions, and perhaps the best hero that comic fans will enjoy every single moment of, especially thanks to its admirable performance on PS5.

Miles Morales games support two modes on PS5.

  1. Fidelity Mode
  2. Performance Mode

At launch, Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS5 can run at 60fps in Performance mode or at 30fps but with ray tracing in Fidelity mode, meaning that you need to pick between buttery-smooth frames rates or higher graphical fidelity while playing through the game.

#2: Demon’s Souls

Demon's Souls

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Demon’s Souls is an action-packed, role-playing adventure game with groundbreaking changes from the PS3 version. The Demon’s Souls is a launch title for PS5 published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, and oh boy, it impressed it in every way. It is an ideal candidate to purchase when you buy your PS5 console.

Demon’s Souls has everything from new rings, armor, weapons, and objects called “Grains” that grant temporary resistance to effects like poison or bleeding.

Demon’s Souls takes place in the kingdom of Boletaria. In ancient times, due to the misuse of magic known as the Soul Arts, Boletaria was attacked by a being called the Old One. The world was nearly consumed by the magical “Deep Fog” and the soul-eating demons it created.

Those who enter the Demon’s Souls become an adventurer who enters the fog with an intent of defeating the Old One once more to bring the peace to the kingdom.

#3: Astro’s Playroom

Astro's Playroom

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Astro’s Playroom is a built-in PS5 game published by Sony Interactive Entertainment to showcase the new PS5 Controller capabilities. Every PS5 comes with a copy of Astro’s Playroom as an inpack title. Astro’s Playroom is a 6 hrs of nostalgia of PlayStation 1 to 4. It has become one of the classic games of PlayStation.

The game follows Astro, the same energetic little robot from PSVR’s Astro Bot Rescue Mission, as he explores the innards of the PlayStation 5 across several unique worlds. It is a perfect blending of Playstation nostalgia, a cool story, and a showcase of DualSense Controller. While you are playing the game, you can feel that there is rain through the controller. You can feel little details through dualsense controller.

#4: Assassin’s creed: Valhalla

Assassin's creed Valhalla

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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is the next entry in Assassin’s Creed Franchise published by Ubisoft. It is a different entry from its previous games. The Valhalla game explores a previously untouched ground circa 873 AD or the Viking invasion of Britain. If you have seen the “Vikings” show, you are quite familiar with the term “Valhalla“. It means heaven.

This Open World game is released on both PS5 and Xbox platforms, and it is created by Ubisoft.

The story of the Game follows a Viking raider named Eivor, who soon finds himself stuck in a dispute between the Templar Order and the Brotherhood of Assassins. It follows the format of previous Assassin’s Creed games with Vikings addons.

You can play this game as Eivor: Male or Female. This game has everything that lures you in. It comes with a wide variety of weaponry, including swords, flails, and dual-wielding with unique pieces of gear. If you are a true Vikings lover, then you are in for a treat.

The game is split up into a mixture of different missions and optional activities, as well as a hub area in the main settlement that players can return to as a base while learning more about both the Vikings and England as a whole. You don’t want to miss this game.

#5: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War

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The Call of Duty: Blackops Coldwar is published by Activision Blizzard. The blackops cold war is the latest entry in the Call of Duty franchise. The blackops cold war game follows a group of agents assigned to follow an individual known as Qasim Javadi and Arash Kadivar for their cooperation in the Iran hostage crisis.

BlackOps ColdWar’s operations are set during the early 1980s of the Cold War, taking place between Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010) and Black Ops II (2012) chronologically.

Call of Duty: Blackops Coldwar comes with Zombies mode returns that follow the “Tag der Toten” continuity. This is the first shooter game you definitely try on PS5 because it’s well worth every second. Multiplayer features new and returning game modes, as well as maps that accommodate both the traditional 6v6 format as well as larger 12v12 combat.

#6: Outriders


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Outriders is a cooperative role-playing third-person video game developed by People Can Fly and published by Square Enix’s European subsidiary. The game is available on PS, PC, and Xbox platforms that means you can play it on PS5 or PS4 and Xbox Series X or S.

It is probably the most smartly designed looter game at launch because it keeps it simple. The gameplay showed so far features content only from the first few hours of the campaign. Throughout your travels across Enoch, you will find great variety in surroundings and colorful environments.

Outriders game has smooth, fast-paced combat and incredibly robust RPG systems that allow for loads of unparalleled build potential. Washington Post reviewed this game as: ‘Outriders’ is a game too tasty and too expensive to stay online only. It is still a newly launched game, but I guess gamers across the world like this game.

#7: Godfall


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Godfall is a Playstation exclusive game, and it is a launch title for PS5. It is an action RPG game sets in the fantasy world with five different realms of Fire, Water, Air, Earth, and Spirit, and players take on the role of a member of the Knight’s Order to stop the apocalypse from happening.

Godfall is packed with cinematic action and “looter-slasher” concepts that inspire gaming professionals to defeat enemies for better loot.

Godfall offers both single-player selections and a co-op with drop-in, drop-out modes that inspire gamers to play as long as they like and then jump out. Although. the game faced some negative criticism; in my opinion, it is still a good game to play on PS5 consoles.

#8: Returnal


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Returnal is an upcoming third-person shooter science-fiction, PlayStation exclusive video game produced by Housemarque and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Returnal follows Selene – a Greek-American ASTRA deep-space scout and finds out more about her past on the alien planet Atropos. A broadcast signal of unknown origins draws Selene to an unmapped world. The signal follows her to the Atropos world and her experience with this world is a violent one: an explosive accident mid-orbit sends her ship Helios spiraling into a crash landing.

It is an explorative platformer, action thriller packed with psychological horror. The launch date of Returnal is April 30. You don’t want to miss this game of PS5.

#9: Resident Evil: Village

Resident Evil Village

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Resident Evil: Village is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom. It will be the tenth installment in the Resident Evil series and the sequel to Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Resident Evil Village has a kind of small open-world design called Metroidvania by the team. There’s more of a focus on traveling the village, connecting different areas, and returning to areas than most recent Resident Evil games.

The game has a Lady Vampire lady named Dimitrescu. The recent teaser trailer showed her tall, bold, and horrifyingly good-looking lady. The internet is freaked out on her look. The lady Dimitrescu is evil, and she runs a coven of her daughters, who are “bewitching, vampiric characters.”

#10: Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West

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Horizon Forbidden West is an upcoming action role-playing, exclusive PS5 game and sequel of Horizon Zero Dawn developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Horizon Forbidden West story follows Aloy – a skilled warrior who uncovers the secrets behind these threats and restores order and balance to the world. As the story progresses, she must rejoin with old friends, forge unions with warring new machines and unravel the legacy of the biblical past – all the while trying to stay one step ahead of an ostensibly undefeatable new enemy.

The game has an expansive open world where you can discover distant lands, new enemies, rich cultures, and striking characters. You can explore the dense forests, inundated cities, and towering mountains of a distant future America.

The game has all types of adventures, like strategic battles against enormous machines and mounted human enemies by using weapons, gear, and traps crafted from salvaged parts.

#11: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is an upcoming, third-person shooter platform, exclusive PlayStation 5, a reboot on a 2016’s Ratchet & Clank developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It will launch on June 11, 2021.

Whether you’re a long-time Ratchet fan or new to the series, get ready for an unforgettable trip across the universe. The intergalactic adventurers return with a bang with new faces, bizarre weaponry, and stunning visuals within the power of the PS5.

The game takes place in a science-fiction world. It follows Ratchet’s adventures, who is a feline humanoid known as a Lombax, who is a mechanic, and Clank, who is a tiny, sensitive Zoni robot. As they travel through the different parts of the universe, saving from evil forces that consistently threaten it.

The latest entry is PS5 exclusive so that it will use the complete power of the PS5 console and its controller, and we all can’t wait to play this awesome game.

#12: Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Sackboy - A Big Adventure

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Sackboy: A Big Adventure game is developed by Sumo Digital and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PS4 and the PS5.

The game follows Sackboy, who takes part in 3D platforming levels to travel a wide world made of different materials. Sackboy must travel to prevent the evil Vex from threatening the captivating people of Craftworld. To accomplish this, he must finish five different planets, traveling the diverse levels in between.

With a plethora of collectibles to hoover up, the blend of music and exploration, and Sackboy’s various outfits to uncover, Sackboy: A Big Adventure game is the complete package of everything we admired about LittleBigPlanet.

#13: Pathless


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The Pathless is an action-adventure video game developed by Giant Squid and published by Annapurna Interactive. The Pathless is a third-person action-adventure game where players control the Hunter, whose task is to lift the curse on a massive island. 

The pathless follows the story of a Hunter who is a master archer who must use her talents and her pointed bow and arrow skills in a request to navigate the land while searching for a way to induce peace back to the world.

The Hunter can use a specific Spirit Vision to find out new areas and collect crystals to improve her eagle earn new abilities. Various enemies would attempt to separate the Hunter from her eagle, and she must need to finish those as soon as possible.

#14: Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6

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Far Cry 6 is an upcoming first-person shooter game developed by Ubisoft Toronto and published by Ubisoft. It is the sixth installment of the Far Cry Franchise. It will be available on Amazon Luna, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Stadia.

The villain in this game is played by Breaking Bad alumni Giancarlo Esposito. Far Cry 6 takes place on the fictional Caribbean island of Yara, which is inspired by Cuba. Far Cry 6 leaves behind the Montana of Far Cry 5 and New Dawn. The island of Yara is described as “the largest Far Cry playground to date” and “It is a tropical heaven frozen in time”.

#15: Ghost of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima

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Our last pick is the last Playstation 4 exclusive game of 2020, “Ghost of Tsushima”. It is developed by Sucker Punch Productions and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The Ghost of Tsushima is an open-world game that follows the story of Jin Sakai, a samurai on a crusade to protect Tsushima Island during the first Mongol invasion of Japan. In this open-world action-adventure, you will traverse expansive countrysides and gregarious terrain to meet rich characters, explore ancient landmarks, and reveal the hidden beauty of Tsushima.

It is a well-crafted, if not particularly imaginative, adventure that evokes some of the most important films of all time. It’s big and beautiful but you need to have some patience with a samurai to determine what makes it special.

Wrapping up

These are my top 15 games to play on a brand new PlayStation 5, and yes, I know some of these games are not even released yet, but the chances are 100% that they will get a launch date sometime in 2021. I hope you agree with my picks, and if you are not, then happy to hear your thought on this list in the comment section.

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