Sony launched the PS5 last year and it is one of the best PlayStations that has ever been made. With features such as having a high-speed SSD and a GPU that enables ray tracing and the choice to choose between the digital one and the disk version, the PS5 is a perfect gaming console out there. And if you have a PS5 and looking for some top games to play on your PS5, then you are at the right place. With that being said, let’s take a look at the best PS5 games to play right now.
The PlayStation console lineup still stands up thanks to the exclusive PlayStation-only titles such as Ratchet and Clank, Gran Turismo, God of War, and many others that have kept the PlayStation consoles relevant to date. Yes, you can play PS4 games on the PS5, transfer cloud saves, and game progress thanks to its backward compatibility. If you are lucky enough to have managed to get hold of a PS5, here is a list of the best games for PS5 to play right now.
Best PlayStation 5 Games
There are many games available for PlayStation 5 that creates confusion that which games you should try first. In case if any of your PS4 games are left to finish and it’s compatible with PS5, you can take it to PS5 to finish (You can use this guide to transfer PS4 data to PS5). But if you have already finished all your games and looking for some new titles to enjoy on your new PS5, then check out the list of best games for PlayStation 5.
1. Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Starting with one of the best PS5 games ‘Spider-Man Miles Morales’. Spider-Man games have always been fun to play. The story, the characters, and the gameplay are what everyone enjoys about these games. In this Spider-man game, you play the role of Miles Morales, a teenager who is trying to adjust to his new home but is always under attack by a power that’s always out and about attacking New York City. If he wishes to follow the footsteps of Peter Parker, the only way to begin is by saving his city from the enemies.
You will have a good time swinging around between skyscrapers and the streets of NYC and also thanks to the haptic feedback on the new Dual Sens controller, fighting around enemies should be even more fun. What’s even better is getting to see the whole city in 4K and HDR. The game is available as a digital download and can also be played on the PS4. Spider-Man: Miles Morales was released in 2020 and costs $49.99.
2. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
The last Ratchet and Clank game was released in 2016 for the PS4. And finally, the PS5 console also gets a new Ratchet and Clank game. This new PS5 game has a new world for Ratchet and Clank to rift across and Dr. Nefarious is back again with his evil plans and dream of ruling the galaxy. The game has new weapons and an even better-looking world with tits visually impressing graphics.
You also get to play as Rivet, a fellow Lombax ready to fight against Dr. Nefarious. Considering that you will be rifting across various universes shouldn’t be a problem thanks to the high-speed SSD in the PS5. The game is available in two versions. The standard versions will cost you $69.99 and the deluxe version with a lot of additional goodies will cost you $79.99. There is also a physical copy of the game which will cost you $69.99. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart was released in June of 2021.
3. Destruction AllStars
Next in the list of best PS5 games, we have a fun driving-racing game where you get to collide and crash into other people’s cars and make use of various kinds of weapons. More like a drive and combat game if you will. You can also hop out of your idea, and go attack around other players and even just right away take their vehicles. This PS5 game allows 16 players to combat around in an arena, where the ones with the best tactics and skills will only survive and win the game. The Global Destruction federation has around 28 cars for you to choose from. When a new match begins there will be several cars placed around the arena for you to drive and fight.
And the best part? Each car has its special skills and disabilities which you will need to use perfectly to take advantage of your opponents. There are several single-player story events as well as over 50 kinds of events to take part in and compete in. Winning these events helps in unlocking new cars, banners, and even emotes. There is a new DLC titled Hotshots which brings in a new character to this PS5 game. There is a photo mode where you can make use of the free mode camera to take pictures of your cars. If you wish to unlock new stuff and win some rewards, there is the AllStars pass that you can purchase to unlock tons of stuff. The game costs $19.99 on the PlayStation Store and was released in February of 2021.
4. Resident Evil Village
A new Resident Evil game to finally play. Resident Evil Village is the next pick in our list of best PS5 games. This is the 8th game in the Resident Evil series. One of the best horror games out there available to play on the PS4 as well as the PS5. Ethan Winters and Mia think that they are finally living in peace, but not for long as horror is ready to strike them out once again. With the game playable in the first-person mode, you will have a good experience in various battles and horror elements that pop up. There are some characters from the older Resident Evil games, and in terms of enemies, there are ones that you have never encountered at all.
The game has good graphics and the village looks incredible at night which falls perfectly for a horror-themed game. This PS5 game is so popular that players of the PC version are out and about having a field time with tons of mods that can be used. The PlayStation Store has a free demo that you can play before you decide to buy the game. The game was released in May of 2021. There are three versions of the game and they will cost you between $59.99 to $79.99.
5. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Moving on to the next title in the list of best PS5 Games, we have an Assassin’s Creed game. The Assassin’s Creed games have been always fun to play apart from a few of them which didn’t turn out quite well. Valhalla has the dark age open world that you can explore and combat around as well as take the lead of various kinds of raids that take place in England. Of course, it does have the RPG elements which let you upgrade and grow your character as and when the game progresses on.
In simple words, the choices that you make will affect the gameplay. The game has a ton of missions and side quests for you to complete. The game’s world and its graphics look quite pleasing that one would spend a bit of extra time to just roam around the world freely and even capture pictures and videos that too with the Dualense’s dedicated create button. Assassins Creed Valhalla was released in 2020. There are three versions of the game and they will cost you between $59.99 to $119.99.
6. Watch Dogs: Legion
The list of best PS5 games continues with the Watch Dogs Legion. The third Watch Dogs game now takes place in the fictional United Kingdom with a lot of the notable hotspots of London spotted within the game. The game continues around with the hacking, interception, and other missions that have always been a part of Watch Dogs 1 and Watch Dogs 2. You can play as anyone in the city, know their backstory, personal traits, and skillsets as well. Because it deals with the near future, there will be a ton of drones, and spiders bots to take control of around the city.
Your enemies will always be up to something with new technical equipment to try and do everything it takes to overthrow the city. Apart from doing various missions, you can explore and free roam around the city driving around various kinds of vehicles in this PS5 game. Since Watch Dogs: Legion has great graphics, you will experience it in outstanding 4K visuals all thanks to the PS5’s powerful GPU and CPU that help to achieve such an output. The game was released in 2020 and starts at around $59.99 and upwards based on the edition of the game your purchase.
7. Hitman 3
The older Hitman games have been fun to play in the early years. Everyone enjoyed playing as Agent 47 taking out enemies and assassinating them away. It is one of the most popular PS5 games that PS5 users can play. With Hitman 3, you can once again put yourself in the shoes of Agent 47 and assassinate your enemies. In Hitman 3 there are three new locations: Dartmoor, Chongqing, and Dubai. A camera has now been added as a default item to Agent 47. You get to do everything a hitman is capable of doing. From performing contract jobs, sniping out enemies and silently taking the enemies out you can do it all.
With everything about Hitman 3 being so good, on the PS5 you will now be able to play the game at 4K 60FPS with HDR enabled as well. This is one game on the PS5 games list that you should play if you’ve enjoyed the previous Hitman games. Hitman 3 was released in 2021 and costs between $59.99 to $79.99. There is a free starter pack for the game as well as a VR edition if you have the VR headset for your PS5.
8. Dirt 5
If you like playing racing PS5 games with thrilling action, then you will love Dirt 5. Everything you could wish for in an off-road racing game is available right here. Codemasters Dirt 5 is that one game you should be playing if you love offroad vehicles and a bit of rally-styled arcade racing. There are so many game modes for you to try out from career mode to Arcade, Time trials, Multiplayer, and even a Creative Mode where you can use your imagination to the max. Dirt 5 has 10 different locations around the world for you to race around in various kinds of cars from classics to 80s to 90s and even modern cars.
There are so many car classes within the game: Cross Raid, Rock Bouncer, Formula OffRoad, Rally Cross, Classic Rally, 80’s rally, 90s rally, Modern Rally, Rally GT, Sprint, Pre-Runners, Unlimited, and Super Lites. With so many car classes to choose from, the racing and thrill do not end at all. And what’s more, fun is being able to play online with other people or friends. The best part of playing it on a PS5? Being able to play at 120 FPS right away. Dirt 5 is priced at $59.99
This list of best PS5 games would be incomplete without the mention of Fortnite. One of the most popular battle royale games out there that has the highest number of players all thanks to its ease and cross-platform compatibility. The gameplay is quite fun as you get to play as a squad, duo, or even as a single person. A total of 100 players will jump off the Fortnite bus, land, pick up weapons, and other health portions. Players will be able to revive their teammates. The main goal is the last person/team/pair standing by wiping out all of the other players on the map.
You can also build out various kinds of structures to protect yourself from being seen by other players or block their shoots with your building skills. If you wish to unlock more stuff then you could always purchase a battle pass that changes every season. The game is however popular among kids and few middle-aged people. Overall, a fun game to pass the time away. The game is free to play from the PlayStation Store.
10. Immortal Fenyx Rising
If you enjoy open-world action-adventure games with Greek Mythology then we have Immortal Fenyx Rising as one of the best PS5 games. Immortals Fenyx Rising is the game you need to play. The game has tons of puzzles to solves, secrets to uncover, and monsters to defeat. The main aim of the game is you, a Fenyx soldier have to rescue the Greek Gods from the Typhon the Titan. The game will feel familiar to those who have played Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The game gives players a lot of things to do in the wide open-world game such as climbing various hills and gliding around in the air.
You also have various kinds of Superpowers that will assist while battling out with your enemies. There are seven realms for you to explore. In terms of game progression, it is left on to you on how you decide to progress around, there are various combat mechanics in the game as well. The game has been developed by Ubisoft and was released in 2020. The game retails at $59.99 on the PlayStation Store.
Apart from these PS5 games, there are even more games that will be coming soon to the PS5 such as MediEvil, Gran Turismo 7, Hogwarts Legacy, Horizon Forbidden West, Project Athia, and Final Fantasy XVI. These PS5 games are expected to release later this year or next year. So far, all the games mentioned on this are the best games you can play on your PS5.
So that’s all on the list of best PS5 games. Since it is a small list, you may find some other best games missing from it. In case if we miss an important game, then let us know in the comment section.