PlayStation 4 has dominated the console war for this generation but it looks like the upcoming PS4 games will be what defines it. Sony managed to sell over 100 million units of PlayStation making them undisputed champions when competing against Microsoft’s Xbox.
But Sony’s clear advantage was in delivering some of the best games that we have gotten to experience and if those were the benchmarks then, Sony is gearing up to smash that with some of the upcoming PS4 games that will revolutionize the way you perceive gaming.
Big attention-grabbing titles like The Last of Us 2 and Ghost of Tsushima are yet to be released making them one of the most wanted and highly anticipated titles we’ve seen in a long time.
It is for sure that PlayStation 5 will have a huge impact but Sony wants to let the PlayStation 4 go out with a huge bang. Check out the list of upcoming PS4 games and see what’s in store for 2020 and beyond.
Top Upcoming PS4 Games 2020 and beyond
1. Last of Us 2
Ever since Naughty Dog released Last of Us in 2013, people have been waiting for its sequel and while Naughty Dog produced other games during this period they’re back with Last of Us 2. This is set a while after the series of events that took place in the first game.
Ellie and Joel’s story has touched millions of players worldwide and it garnered enough attention to even be made into a TV show. Players have voted Last of Us to be one of the best titles of the decade and it looks like the sequel is going to be even better.
2. Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima tells the story about a Samurai who fights against the Mongol invasion to save his land. Ghost of Tsushima differs from other samurai games as this looks more like a retelling of a classical Samurai Japanese film.
The customization looks endless and you get to choose your own path in this beautiful looking art of violence. Each decision will lead to changes in the branches of destiny and it looks like Sucker Punch Studios have hit it out of the park with Ghost of Tsushima. It is easily one of the best upcoming games on the ps4.
3. Marvel’s Avengers
Suit up as your favorite superheroes as Marvel’s Avengers will bring all of your childhood heroes to your ps4 console. Get ready to play as some of the iconic members of the Avengers squad and even others who will quite surprise you in ways you never thought you could be.
Marvel’s Avengers is yet another foray into the world but unlike Spider-Man, this project is made by Square Enix and we can expect it to be an amazing game when it launches in September. Until then, check out other games that are scheduled to release for the ps4.
4. Watch Dogs Legion
When the Government is run over by corrupt individuals, you have to step up and take charge to become the revolution, and Watch Dogs Legion focuses on that aspect. It instills the faith that it takes more than one person to bring about change in society. You will be up against many factions who have control over London.
Each character brings something different to the game and offers their services that to help other agents and also to make sure that you get the job done. Select from a wide variety of characters depending on the task and you will soon reclaim the streets of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs Legion is sure to show a glimpse into the future.
Disintegration is what you get when you take an FPS game and merge it with an RTS. This new amazing title if from Marcus Lehto, the co-creator of Halo who has been working on this futuristic sci-fi battle where you command a team.
Disintegration looks like a balancing act of different genres that will come together to deliver a unique experience that will surpass anything that you’ve ever felt before. Make sure to check out Disintegration as it will surely be one of the most competitive games on the ps4.
6. Beyond Good & Evil 2
If judging solely by the trailer, Beyond Good & Evil 2 looks better than anything else on this list. One game offers you interstellar travel along with some of the best world-building ever seen.
Ubisoft has been working on this game for quite some time now and it is in the pipeline, so make sure that you’re ready when it finally drops. Being one of the most anticipated games on the PS4, Beyond Good & Evil 2 will surely rock your socks off.
7. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
The franchise that changed a generation is finally made into a lego series videogame. The Skywalker Saga is the amalgamation of all 9 films that span over from the early 1970s to 2019. This covers a vast saga and to have that with the silliness of Lego will be amazing.
Imagine scenes of Luke Skywalker destroying the Death Star or Obi-Wan Kenobi fighting off Darth Maul. You will get to experience it all, and for those who have played any of the Star Wars Lego games, they know that this will be unmissable.
8. Cyberpunk 2077
CD Projekt RED’s most ambitious game yet, Cyberpunk 2077 shows us a dystopian world where cybernetic enhancement is the norm and there is little to differentiate between men and machines. This future world has been run over by gangs and left alone to rot, murder, and survive all on their own.
The players have the ability to customize just about everything in the game, from your look, genitals to even your backstory giving each player a different experience as they play Cyberpunk 2077. Cyberpunk has been in the making for close to a decade now and will be one upcoming game on the ps4 you won’t want to miss.
9. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Assassin’s Creed takes us to the time when Vikings first came to England. You play as Eivor, a Viking that has to lead his camp to safety and cross the from the Nordic lands. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla promises to be a stellar entry in the franchise.
It looks like it will continue to mix both history and fantasy to carve out a new narrative and introduce how difficult it was at that time to not only find new lands to conquer but also manage to find the line between a raider and a villager. Get ready as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is coming out later this year.
10. Gods & Monsters
From the developer of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey comes another Greek Mythology adventure where all of the Greek Gods come together and bestow you with their powers as you are left responsible for taking on the mythological creatures who have invaded the Isle of the Blessed.
It is up to you to save the Gods and go up against some of the most fearsome creatures to challenge the Gods. Gods & Monsters looks like it will be a narrative brilliance that will enchant and scare players as they progress.
11. Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
Crash Bandicoot is back for another adventure and it promises to bring back all the adventure wrapped up in a funny and addictive game. This is the sequel to the Crash Bandicoot trilogy and will give players the chance to play with a different character at different times in the story.
Developer Toys For Bob is looking to redefine not only Crash’s legacy but also to change the perspective of platformer games. Crash Bandicoot has been synonymous with the PlayStation fans and there are a lot of expectations riding on Crash’s furry little shoulders.
If you’ve ever thought that being an astronaut wasn’t exciting or thrilling enough in itself you have to check out Beyond’s trailer. It has you play as an astronaut where you will fight against other astronauts in a first-person shooter game.
What’s even crazier is that it looks like there will be tons of weapons and armor to choose from with deployable cover and everything in between. The graphics look amazing and if you’ve thought about Space Force, this game will surely give you enough food for thought to think about it. This is one game that we’re really excited for and hope more developers come up with ideas like this.
13. Little Nightmares 2
The idea of taking up all your childhood nightmares and wrapping them up in a video game worked wonders for Bandai Namco when they released Little Nightmares, the sequel, however, hopes to take you deeper into those nightmares.
This platformer will have you solving puzzles, escaping monsters, and all that will simplistic design and captivating storyline. Little Nightmares 2 hopes to reintroduce players to your worst thoughts and make sure you realize a few things along the way too. Take a jump into insanity and let this immersive title take you on a wild ride.
14. Skull and Bones
Assassin’s Creed Black Flag introduced us with naval fights that didn’t seem to last long enough, Skull and Bones are developed to give you just the pirate battles and nothing else. Command a crew of degenerates, look for loot and become the fiercest pirate the world has ever seen.
Ubisoft quickly realized the potential this genre has as it involves not only fantasies that players have held on for a long time but the immense potential it can bring to the Developer. Though no release date has been given out, Skill and Bones already look like it will become an instant hit.
15. Twin Mirrors
Twin Mirrors is a unique take on the psychological thriller genre where you will play to reverse solve a case. The premise is quite gripping and will have you solve clues and find evidence but you’re not alone in this as you will be accompanied by your alter ego who will advice you on things.
This journey will certainly test your mental strength and put it up for a lot of twists and tales as you try to uncover one clue after the other. Twin Tales has been delayed but it looks like the gameplay involving the physical locations and mind palace will give different perspectives on what happened there and how to proceed.
16. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
To all those who are well versed with the Lego series of games know the number of hilarious jokes and gameplay mechanisms that are included while keeping the main storyline as crisp as possible.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will include the story of all the 9 movies into a single game taking you from the prequel time to the current finale of the Skywalker Saga. Get ready for some things that you’ve never been possible and build things like an X Wing or a TIE Fighter in an instant.
This game will certainly give you a new perspective on not only the Star Wars series but is one of the greatest contrast in visuals when you compare this game with the other Star Wars game out there.
17. God of War Ragnarok
During Sony’s PlayStation 5 reveal they managed to sneak in a little glimpse about God of War Ragnarok. This will serve as the sequel to the God of War game that came out in 2018.
Sony’s Santa Monica Studio revolutionized the series making Kratos giving him emotions and responsibility of fathering a child after the loss of his wife. God of War Ragnarok looks to add to this gaming franchise by taking the story of Kratos and his son Loki ahead in this Nordic tale of gods and monsters.
God of War Ragnarok has not yet been announced for the PS4 but, there are tons of rumors indicating that it will be made available after the launch on the PS5.
18. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
The next installment in the biggest franchise in gaming will take players back to the midst of the Cold War when tensions between the USSR and the USA were at the highest. With a nuclear fallout in the distance, it will be up to the players to stop it from happening.
Players will battle out in all of Europe and are more likely to check out both sides of this war, the USSR and USA were both pushing for the helm of Nuclear prowess that could have ended the world as we know it.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War looks to give the players a glimpse into what it was during one of the tensest times in world Politics. Make sure to jump into Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War right on day one as no other Call of Duty game has looked this game ever before.
19. Hogwarts Legacy
Get back to the world of Magic and surprise with Hogwarts Legacy long before Harry Potter and his friends took their first steps in the magnificent and magical school.
Playing through Hogwarts Legacy is going to bring up memories of one of the best movie franchises in recent history as well as players will finally be able to interact with the world and discover every magical beast and wonder there is.
Get your broomsticks ready for quidditch and a lot more sorcery than ever before, you will come up against some of the well-known characters as well as be introduced to some that you’ve never heard of before and this will give everyone a new perspective that alters from the Harry Potter timeline.
20. Worms Rumble
If Worms 3D was a great game, Worms Rumble is going to push current-gen gaming capabilities while adhering to the charming yet chaotic gameplay of Worms intact.
The objective is simple enough, all you have to do is kill the worms that are in the game with you with a crazy amount of firepower in this turn-based adventure. Each weapon provides significant value to the player and some might even backfire resulting in a disappointing loss.
Worms 3D was one of the classic games on the PC that survived generation leaps while still being true to its core values and art style. We cannot wait to get our hands on Worms Rumble when it launches later this year.
This wraps up our list of the best upcoming games for the PS4, make sure to check out games that are scheduled to release for the Xbox One in 2020 and beyond. Let us know what you think of this list and if we missed out on any of your favorite games.