Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Can you believe that Sony released the amazing PlayStation 5 almost three years ago? It’s not surprising that these still sell out in seconds. So, give yourself a pat on the back if you were one of the luckiest ones to get one! With this cutting-edge, next-generation system, you’re living in the future.

Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

But PS5 users shouldn’t worry. You can play a lot of great games right now on your white, oblong pyramid, not just the old PS4 games in the PS Plus Collection. Even though not all of the games on our list are exclusive to the PlayStation 5. Their 4K graphics and lightning-fast SSD start times will make you happy to jump into the next generation.

1

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

This is an amazing AAA game franchise
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Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Have you tried Assassin’s Creed Valhalla yet? It’s the newest addition to the franchise and it’s amazing! The open-world RPG experience is so immersive, just like Origins and Odyssey. Definitely worth checking out!” As Eivor, a Viking warrior, you sail through England in the 9th century and crush everything in your way.

You will not only raid and steal, but you will also build and care for a settlement and get involved in the bigger Assassin’s Creed mythology.

2

Astro’s Playroom

One of the best free 3D game in PS5
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Astro’s Playroom is one of the best games on the PlayStation 5, even though it comes with the system for free. This 3D platformer builds on Team Asobi’s great work on previous Astro Bot games. It takes you through PlayStation’s long history. From a museum dedicated to the PS1 to a demo of the PS5 DualSense controller’s innovative and engaging haptic features.

3

C-Smash VRS

PS VR2 game to experience the reality in games
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Have you heard about the PlayStation VR 2 headset? It’s perfect for PlayStation 5 owners who want to explore the incredible world of virtual reality. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed! Check out C-Smash VRS if you want a PS VR2 game that will really make you feel something.

This remake of a niche Japanese Dreamcast game uses hypnotic visuals and music to turn the simple game of squash into a mind-bending trip through space and time. So, jump in and get ready to play.

4

Demon’s Souls

An action RPG Horror Video Game
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

In 2009, the PS3-only game Demon’s Souls created a whole new type of action-RPGs that are hard to understand and play. We wouldn’t have Dark Souls, Bloodborne, or the new Elden Ring without it. Bluepoint Games has crafted a fresh take on FromSoftware’s horror classic. And with a slick PS5 upgrade, you can dive back into the spine-tingling fun you know and love.

5

Death Stranding: Director’s Cut

A masterpiece by Metal Gear Creators.
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After he broke up with Konami, Hideo Kojima, the creator of Metal Gear, really let his freak flag fly with Death Stranding. In this game, Norman Reedus has to rebuild America by sending packages and fighting time ghosts while carrying a baby in a jar.

The PS5 Director’s Cut makes the graphics look better, changes some of the game’s mechanics, and adds new story tasks. But really, we just want to see more of Mads Mikkelsen.

6

Deathloop

Play as a Killer who is Stuck on an Island
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

When you play an Arkane game, you know what to expect. Games like Dishonored and Prey give you interesting powers that let you approach and mess up their carefully planned clockwork worlds in your own unique way. Deathloop makes this even better. You play as a killer who is stuck on an island that is stuck in a time loop.

You have to figure out how to kill all your targets in one day. By running the game over and over, you learn the skills and information you need to bend time to your will.

7

Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition

Kill Demons with Special Powers
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Devil May Cry totally revolutionized the gaming world with its “stylish action” genre! It’s so epic to slice and blast through those monster armies while looking like a total badass. This Devil May Cry 5 update for the next-generation consoles shows why no other series (maybe except for Bayonetta) does the genre better. You can switch between Dante, Nero, and V, each of whom has their own special powers to kill demons. The criminal world has no chance.

8

Final Fantasy XVI

It’s packed with dark medieval stories and action fights.
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Final Fantasy XVI, the popular role-playing series from Square Enix, changes in a big way once again. This game is more like Game of Thrones and Devil May Cry than previous ones because of its dark medieval story and action-packed fights. But there’s nothing wrong with change, and FF16’s great sense of scale is reason enough to check it out, even if you’ve never played a Final Fantasy game before.

9

Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut

It is an action & adventure game with open world’s amazing experience.
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Ghost of Tsushima is a beautiful action-adventure game with an open world that takes place during the Mongol raids of the 13th century. Travel through fields that look like they came right out of a Kurosawa film. Take part in careful sword fights and sneaky takedowns. Iki Island is a whole new place to discover thanks to this PS5 update.

10

God of War Ragnarök

Amazing God Fights with Kratos and his Son Atreus
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023
Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Kratos is a well-known video game hero, but the 2018 reboot of God of War made the angry god into a real person instead of just a symbol of heavenly destruction. In God of War Ragnarök, Kratos and his son Atreus fight against more Norse gods as the end of the world draws near.

The already great fighting system gets more depth and new ideas, and the huge levels look even better because they are all shown in a single shot.

11

Gran Turismo 7

Next-gen gear, cars, tracks, and weather effects look better than ever.
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The Forza series from Microsoft is a great driving game, but Sony’s Gran Turismo is still the best “racing sim you’d swear is real.” After Gran Turismo Sport on PS4 was a letdown, Gran Turismo 7’s GT Simulation Mode game goes back to Polyphony Digital’s racing roots. On next-gen gear, cars, tracks, and weather effects look better than ever. Just start training now before the AI drivers beat us to the finish line.

12

Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon: Forbidden West’s next-generation sequel.
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Guerrilla Games showed with Horizon Zero Dawn that it could do more than just make boring Killzone titles. Horizon: Forbidden West, the next-generation sequel, brings us back to this cool sci-fi world where robot dinosaurs and human groups live together.

Explore the lush surroundings with new ways to move and fight enemies in a number of different ways. If you wanted more Horizon, but with a larger scale and better gameplay, this is it.

13

Kena: Bridge of Spirits

A spirit guide who travels the world with magical creatures
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Even though Kena: Bridge of Spirits looks like a next-gen game, it plays like an action-adventure game from the past. You play as Kena, a spirit guide who travels the world with magical creatures called Rot to clean up a dirty land. This adventure is fun for everyone because it has a good mix of fighting, platforming, and puzzles, and the pictures look like they came from Pixar.

14

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Standalone sequel to Insomniac’s PS4 Spider-Man game
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023
Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Miles Morales is the future of web-slinging, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse showed the world that. In this standalone sequel to Insomniac’s praised PS4 Spider-Man game, you can now play as Miles. Swing through Harlem, use electricity and stealth to fight bad guys, and just look cool. 

15

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart

A Game with Sci-Fi Worlds and Weird Guns.
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Sony recently bought the company Insomniac, with whom it had worked closely for many years. The most recent Ratchet and Clank game shows why this was a good choice. You’ll still shoot weird guns in sci-fi worlds, just like in the previous games. But with the PS5, you can move between whole dimensions in a matter of milliseconds thanks to its SSD. The live cartoon is a real treat for the eyes.

16

Returnal

A Rough Style Indie Game to play with Alien Villians.
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Returnal blends the roguelike style of indie games with the beautiful production quality of AAA games. As you dodge and move to avoid being killed by aliens, this tough third-person shooter almost turns into a bullet hell. With tight controls, you have complete responsibility for every outcome. But with each setback, you are one step closer to achieving a triumphant victory.

17

The Last of Us Part I

Ellie and Joel’s Journey after the end of the World.
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If you haven’t yet had the chance to experience the incredible gameplay of Naughty Dog’s survival classic, The Last of Us, then the PS5 remake is the perfect opportunity to do so. Although some may debate the necessity of a full-priced release, there’s no denying the quality of the game and the excitement it brings to players. 

Ellie and Joel’s journey through the world after the end of the world is still a sad reflection on loss and how cruel people can be. Plus, it will catch you up before the HBO show comes out.

18

The Pathless

Its an Artsy Indie Game with Amazing landscapes
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

The Pathless is a fabulous change of pace from the big AAA games that are becoming more popular with each new generation. In this artsy indie game, you move through the abstract landscapes by moving in a fluid way. Use your bow and arrow to kill bosses and solve tasks to get rid of the curse on the land. 

19

Elden Ring

It packs with Hard Boss Fights Unique Landscapes
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Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Elden Ring’s game world is empathetic, with excellent level creation and unique landscapes. Combat is also great, with hard boss fights pushing players to their limits.

20

Hitman: World of Assassination

An Action-Packed adventure, a thrilling shooter, or a relaxing puzzle game.
Best PlayStation 5 Games for 2023
Best Sony PlayStation 5 Games for 2023

Some of the best spy games ever made are the Hitman games. Hitman: World of Assassination combines all three games into one package that is endlessly fun and has so many ways to play that it’s hard to keep track. Each level is like a small puzzle box that you can move in many different ways.

As Agent 47, players must use their creativity and resourcefulness to complete jobs in a setting with a constantly changing set of problems and dangers. The variations on the idea made by IO Interactive are brilliantly made. The rules of each task push players to interact with NPCs and environments in new and creative ways.

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Conclusion:

The PS5 has a great library of games, with something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed adventure, a thrilling shooter, or a relaxing puzzle game, you’re sure to find something to enjoy. So, what are you waiting for? Start playing today!

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