Last year was a big mess, but gamers worldwide rejoiced to hear they could get their hands on the next-gen consoles — PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. However, when the release day came, people realized that there aren’t enough PS5s for everyone, thanks to the scalpers. New consoles mean new fantastic games, yet so far, it’s been “meh.” We got the Demons’ Soul remake, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and some tech demo games, and that’s it. But the future holds much hope, and we’re about to prove it!
Here are 10 most anticipated games for PS5!
Disclaimer: it’s a mix of exclusive and non-exclusive games, you’ve been warned.
A spaceship pilot gets trapped on a hostile planet and has to fight off bizarre, deadly enemies. After each death, they return to the beginning of the loop, and the player’s task is to break this vicious circle.
Release date: April 30
2. Resident Evil Village
You’ve seen all the Lady Dimirtescu memes by now, you know what’s up. Vampires, ghouls, werewolves, and of course, the 9-feet-tall drink of icy water for all those thirsty boys and girls. It’s also a ResE game, so it will be cheesy and fun!
Release date: May 7
3. Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
Remember one of the best 2019 games, FF7 Remake? It’s back with a Next-Gen update and some content to hold us over till the next part is out. In Intergrade, we’ll get to play as the adorable assassin Yuffie, and we’re all about it!
Release date: June 10
4. Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Kena looks visually amazing. The slightly cartoony and colorful creatures are going to win even the most callous hearts, while the nasty-looking enemies may leave you sleep-deprived. This is a fantasy adventure that raises serious topics and tells a story that is not as childish as it looks.
Release date: August 24
5. Back 4 Blood
What could be more fun than slaying zombies with friends? Back 4 Blood will send us to the zombie apocalypse, where we will have to fight gruesome mutants using an impressive arsenal of weapons. This game would fly right under our radar if it weren’t for the fact that it’s made by the same developers that did Left4Dead.
Release date: October 12
6. GhostWire: Tokyo
Ghostwire: Tokyo is being developed by Tango Gameworks, who gave us both of The Evil Within installments. The gameplay will revolve around magical techniques and spells to deal with the spirits that have flooded Japan’s capital. This is a very weird game, and we can’t wait to try it out.
Release date: October 2021
7. Horizon: Forbidden West
Aloy’s story is not over, and we can’t wait to find out where fate will take her this time. The title of the game and the trailer hint at the West Coast of the United States, where we’ll get to dismantle robo-turtles and robo-sharks, among other things.
Release date: Late 2021
8. Forspoken (Project Athia)
The debut teaser trailer for what used to be known as “Project Athia” looks very intriguing, and the developers promise to surprise us with cutting-edge graphics and stunning gameplay. While not much is known about the plot and features, we have seen enough to put the game on this list.
Release date: 2022
9. The Callisto Protocol
In this horror game, players will have to survive the alien attack in a prison colony on one of Jupiter’s moons. Remarkably, the game takes place in the same universe as PUBG, but in the distant future, relatively to the popular battle royale. The developers, who also worked on Dead Space, promise to give us the scariest game in history.
Release date: 2022
10. God of War: Ragnarok
The ending and post-credits scene of the God of War on PS4 left us with many questions, and hopefully, the writers will answer them in Ragnarok. There will be a lot of action, epic fights with huge monsters, and even more furious Kratos, who just loves to invent new ways to kill the almighty gods. It looks like Thor and Odin are next!
Release date: 2022