The PlayStation 4 is an excellent console that has given us many high-quality video games. As with every platform, there is no shortage of exclusive PS4 games, which may be reason enough to buy the console. In this article, we have selected 25 of the best exclusive games for PlayStation 4. Go ahead and try them; you will not regret it!
Note: We will try to update the list as games lose their exclusivity. We also include games that can be played on PC but only through PS Now.
Ghost of Tsushima
One of the most pleasant surprises that 2020 has brought us has come in the form of the Ghost of Tsushima. In it, you are Jin Sakai, a samurai warrior, and leader of the Sakai clan. After a successful invasion by the Mongols, Jin sets out to take his own revenge and try to rescue Shimura, his uncle.
To achieve this goal, you must recruit other warriors and people who share the same desire to liberate the land of Tsushima. Armed with deadly techniques and powerful weaponry, you will face numerous enemies both face-to-face and from the shadows. In general, the game gives you the option to be stealthy... or go bare-chested against your opponents!
Oh, let's not forget the audiovisual section and the setting so successful that Ghost of Tsushima has. It's amazing!
From Software, the creators of Demon's Souls and Dark Souls, brought to PS4 a title just as demanding and fun, with an even more exciting setting. It places us in a fantastic context based on the Victorian era, with a gothic and steampunk influence. The city of Yharnam is infested by a terrifying disease, and the protagonist sets out to discover what and the cause.
As From Software has accustomed us, in Bloodborne we are constantly faced with challenges that are beyond us. To advance, you need to prepare well and choose your weapons and equipment wisely. You can develop the character however you want, but the important thing is to discover how and when to attack. Each enemy is a different world!
God of War
Kratos returned in style with the new installment of God of War, undergoing several changes compared to what was previously seen. This game abandons Greek mythology to focus on Norse, and Kratos is accompanied by his son! Also, the gameplay takes a more earthy and gritty but less acrobatic direction.
God of War's story is a personal one, with a Kratos traveling with his son after his mother's death. The balance between the narrative and the playable is handled perfectly, taking care of every aspect and moment in detail. The combats are spectacular and some scenes will leave you speechless. Kratos' new story is intense, engaging, and leaves you wanting more. May the sequel come soon!
Person 5 Royal
Persona 5 was expanded and improved with the Royal version, exclusively for PS4. If before it was a masterpiece, with this edition it is even more so! Within the JRPG genre, Persona 5 Royal is one of the greatest exponents in the last decade. The game exudes quality from every pore: characters, art style, soundtrack, gameplay, and content. It stands out in all these sections.
Persona 5 Royal takes full advantage of the benefits of the saga. Character development and combat are better than ever, and this is accompanied by a masterful plot and social elements that enrich the experience. Believe us: you will have many hours of entertainment until you beat Persona 5 Royal, full of surprises. You'll never see it coming!
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
The last adventure of good old Nathan Drake turned out to be one of the most cinematic playable experiences on the console. And it looks great at all times! Uncharted 4 maintains the same formula as the previous installments although, this time, it seeks more spectacular action. Likewise, it focuses more on the narrative, making us part of a story that could well have been a series.
Uncharted 4 takes us on a journey that spans multiple years and countries around the world. Nathan Drake sets out to unravel the mystery of Henry Avery's treasure, but the investigation is fraught with danger. With chases, jumps, and fights everywhere, you must overcome all obstacles until you discover the truth. If you loved the Uncharted trilogy, don't miss this or The Lost Legacy!
The Last of Us Part II
After Uncharted 4, Naughty Dog set out to create the sequel to The Last of Us. This game is raw, with revenge, savagery, and strong emotions. So strong that it has divided the fans!
The Last of Us Part II recounts the desperate path that Ellie travels after the unexpected events at the beginning of the game. The game becomes a river of blood that seems to have no end, and some scenes make the player uncomfortable. If Uncharted 4 was a very cinematic game, The Last of Us Part II is even more narrative-driven, worthy of a movie. It will not leave you indifferent, especially for its superb graphic quality.
Final Fantasy VII: Remake
After so many years of rumors, the remake of Final Fantasy VII finally saw the light in 2020. With everything and that it only covers the Midgar part, do not be fooled: it is a long game. With around 40 hours of content, Final Fantasy VII tells that portion of the story with numerous additions. Although some changes shocked fans, this is a very good JRPG!
The characters and the interactions between them have been enriched on the occasion of the remake. If you already liked the protagonists, prepare to become much more attached to all of them. Final Fantasy VII Remake has several aces up its sleeve to surprise you both in the plot and in the gameplay, and all of this is nothing more than an indication of what awaits us in the future. Hope you don't have to wait long for the next part!
Marvel's Spider-Man is one of the best games based on his universe. That is something we can assure you. And the fact is that the action is impeccable in this game, where you can use all kinds of skills and gadgets that will make you feel as if you were Spider-Man himself.
Of course, what would a Spider-Man game be without a good repertoire of villains? Well, that's what he stands out for. From the Rhino and the Kingpin to Mister Negative and the Black Cat, Marvel's Spider-Man features a roster of dream villains. Each fight against them is unique and more spectacular than the previous one. If you love this superhero, you will be glued to the screen for hours!
The Last Guardian
Team ICO and Fumito Ueda have always made unique and unrepeatable games. In The Last Guardian, you control a boy who tries to advance in huge scenarios, mainly in solving puzzles. It is an emotional adventure in which the interaction with Trico, a gigantic bird-mammal, is crucial. In fact, the animal will react to you as if it were real!
It is not a very difficult game, but it does challenge you at times to discover how to overcome the puzzles and come out on top in combat. Due to the dimensions of the scenarios, one is stunned looking around and trying to find a clue to help us continue. The Last Guardian is one of the most enjoyable experiences on PS4; We heartily recommend the game!
Even though zombies have gone a bit out of fashion, that hasn't stopped Days Gone from becoming one of the best games on PS4. It's not without bugs, but it's still a great action, adventure, and survival game. The protagonist is Deacon, a bounty hunter who goes in search of her wife, hoping to find her alive.
One of the wonderful things about this game is the effect that changing weather and time of day have. Depending on the conditions, some types of zombies will be more dangerous or less threatening. Knowing when to engage in combat or opt for stealth is important in order to accomplish objectives. Days Gone integrates a crafting system with which to get weapons and items. You can never be prepared for a zombie apocalypse!
Ratchet & Clank
Inspired by the animated movie of the same name, Ratchet & Clank is a reimagined version of the original game from 2002. It takes advantage of several of the mechanics introduced in the series since then, and it also has a tremendous facelift! With spectacular graphics and settings, the action of Ratchet & Clank is better than ever.
As you travel from planet to planet, you will fight against multitudes of enemies and bosses. To do this, you will be able to use a wide selection of weapons and gadgets that will provide specific advantages in battles. In Ratchet & Clank, there is no shortage of puzzles and short mini-games to overcome obstacles and progress. In short, it is an incredible action-adventure game. To save the universe!
Gravity Rush 2
The first Gravity Rush was a pleasant surprise in the PS Vita and PS4 catalog, an essential title for owners of these consoles. The sequel, Gravity Rush 2, takes over and expands the proposal to reach a higher level of quality. It contains a much larger number of quests to complete, larger mapping, and three ways to affect gravity.
Gravity Rush 2 is a more complete, beautiful, and alive game than its predecessor. You will be able to interact more with the inhabitants of the town that you must free, and you will fight with a greater number of different enemies. You will accompany Kat, Raven, and Syd with the aim of defeating the oppressors, and the truth is that the journey is never heavy. A more than an enjoyable game!
Gran Turismo Sport
In racing simulation games, Gran Turismo is a saga that does not usually fail. In particular, Gran Turismo Sport is a game more than recommended for car lovers. The number of cars included exceeds 300, and it's not bad at all in terms of circuits, all emblematic. Whether you play in Sport or Arcade mode, Gran Turismo Sport will give you hours of fun.
The seventh numbered Yakuza saga (counting Yakuza 0) presents us with another exciting adventure of Kazuma Kiryu, the quintessential protagonist. As usual in the franchise, we are faced with situations that call into question the safety of those he considers family. Once again, he has to raise his fists and beat us through!
Yakuza 6 isn't the strongest installment in the saga, but it's still a highly entertaining game for fans of action and adventure. It's a game that doesn't take itself very seriously, getting us into absurd situations at times and with some mini-games to laugh at. With more than 30 hours of content in total, Yakuza 6 is recommended for both fans of the saga and newcomers.
Until Dawn became a popular game for its excellent proposal. If you put together a horror game with an adventure game where you make decisions, that's where Until Dawn comes from! It is a title that knows how to keep you tense at all times, and that tests your reactions and your decision-making capacity. Depending on what you do, some characters will die and others will live.
The graphic quality and setting are among the best in the horror genre. You can see the hard work in capturing movements and facials, and the care to create an atmosphere that generates insecurity. Until Dawn has several endings, which is an extra incentive to replay and see which of the characters make it out alive. Watch your back well!
If you really liked Until Dawn, don't hesitate to try Hidden Agenda, also from the same creators.
Infamous: Second Son
Infamous: Second Son is the third main installment in the saga, in which you control a new protagonist. Like the previous one, he also has superpowers that he can use for both good and evil. Will you be the salvation of the citizens or their downfall? Will you kill the enemies or just stop them? You choose what and how you will do everything!
Infamous: Second Son's combat is some of the most spectacular and dynamic you'll find on the console. The powers that Delsin, the protagonist, has allow him to fight with a good variety of moves and abilities. The DUP, the enemy Delsin faces, is tough to crack, forcing you to harness every superpower at your disposal!
Dreams are not strictly speaking a video game, but it is a powerful tool to create and play all kinds of games. Dreams are pure creativity and imagination without limits, suitable for both beginners and experts in game design. It is made for everyone! Create, share and enjoy the adventures that everyone does. All of this is a game in itself and never gets repetitive.
Everybody's Golf is a game with a very casual and arcade tone. It doesn't matter if you are a golf fan or not; the truth is that, if you dare to play it, hours will pass without realizing it! We recommend playing Everybody's Golf with your friends, as it's best to see who can get the golf ball in with the fewest strokes. Excellent to have a good time!
It's time to destroy robots and goblins! Knack II is the sequel to a game that was already very fun at the time, and now brings us more hours of entertainment. If you've never played Knack, it's an action-adventure game where combat prevails. Knack has several skills, which you can unlock, and has everything to stop entire armies. Don't stop hitting!
Hello, again MediEvil! After more than a decade of silence, our favorite skeleton knight is finally back. We are talking about the remake of the first MediEvil from 1998, which brings us updated graphics, a few gameplay changes and extra content. Inaction and hack & slash games, MediEvil is a title that does not fail and that pleases both nostalgics and those who are just starting out in the saga with this game.
Judgment is a spin-off of the Yakuza franchise that features a similar combat system and is set in Kamurocho, the same fictional district as the series. In this game, you put yourself in the shoes of a detective in search of a murderer who takes the eyes of his victims. Therefore, you must not only fight and complete various side missions but also find clues, investigate and pursue suspects. And it's great at all times!
Concrete Genie is one of the most original and beautiful games you can play on PS4. You control Ash, a young man whose notebook is stolen by some thugs. The pages of the notebook end up torn and scattered around the town, so Ash sets out to find them. He suddenly finds a brush with which he is able to bring his creations to life.
The best thing about the game is that it gives you freedom in your creativity. Depending on the shape of the creatures and the color you paint them, they will have their own abilities and personality. As you create paintings and bring the town back to life, you'll witness a place go from dark and dead to a welcoming home. The creative team deserves a round of applause!
Killzone: Shadow Fall
Killzone has always been a saga that demonstrates the potential of Sony consoles. Not only that, but they are powerful shooters, packed with action. Killzone: Shadow Fall opted to turn the tables a bit, featuring more open scenarios and giving the player the ability to opt for stealth. Removing that, the graphic spectacular does not diminish at any time, with Killzone: Shadow Fall is one of the most attractive titles in the PS4 catalog.
Without a doubt, Tetris Effect is the most colorful and impressive game in the entire series! The base is the same, but the presentation reaches a level never seen before. There are different modes, and due to the visual changes that happen from phase to phase, this game never feels monotonous or repetitive. Finally, you can enjoy Tetris Effect in VR.
Following the success of the first Nioh with critics and gamers alike, it's no surprise to see a sequel! On this occasion, it is possible to create your own character, who you will also develop in the way you prefer, according to your style of play. The chapters that comprise the story are set as prequels to Nioh 1, so it helps us understand more of the context of this universe.
Nioh 2 is challenging, just like its predecessor. Hostile yōkai are dangerous and not very easy to defeat, as this game is not a simple button-mashing hack & slash game. You have to think carefully about each movement and hit, as it is easy to be exposed to enemy attacks. It is vital to know the enemies well and understand how to fight them. If you liked Dark Souls and Bloodborne, Nioh 2 is a good alternative!