Sony’s next-generation gaming console, PlayStation 5 has been the talk of the town for a while now. Since its release on November 12 in the USA, Canada, Australia and more countries, the console has attracted eyeballs for its advanced features and futuristic remote controller.
While the console has been released, game publishers have also geared up to present gamers with a long list of games for PS5. Several popular game publishers like Ubisoft, Activision, and Gearbox have confirmed their titles for PlayStation 5.
The selection of games available exclusively for PlayStation 5 is limited at the moment but game developers have announced their plans to release game titles by the end of this year or in the next year. if you are searching for best PlayStation 5 exclusive titles, we have prepared a handy list for you. Below we have mentioned the best PS5 exclusive games and the reasons why you should be excited about them.
These titles have been arranged in no particular order.
Best PS5 Exclusive Games
1. Astro’s Playroom
Astro’s Playroom is the game used by Sony to describe the prowess of its latest DualSense controller including the new haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. The family-friendly game comes pre-loaded in the new PS5 and has been developed by the same developers who introduced us to PlayStation VR adventure ASTRO BOT: Rescue Mission. Astro’s Playroom has also several hidden references to PlayStation’s history so that’s one way to pay a tribute to the legendary gaming console.
Developed by independent game studio Young Horses, Bugsnax takes you to a journey to a mystical land called Snaktooth Island and your aim in the game is to find and capture the legendary half-bug half-snack creatures called Bugsnax. The game is one of the most interesting PS5 exclusive titles you can play on the new console. It brings a well-settled combination of difficulty, entertainment, frustration at times and much needed comic relief. We highly recommend you to try Bugsnax.
Gearbox’s Godfall is a legendary title that is one of the first exclusive titles confirmed for the gaming console. The action RPG game focuses on the “loot slasher” theme wherein you have to acquire new abilities in the game to reach new levels. The trailer of Gearbox’s Godfall shows shiny armours, mysterious realms and brave knights. Counterplay Games, the developer behind the game has also confirmed that Godfall will be playable in both co-op and solo modes thus spiking the interests of gamers.
4. Demon’s Souls
Demon’s Souls has been announced as a PS5 exclusive title by developer Bluepoint Games. The action role-playing game features absolutely mind-blowing graphics and the game has been hailed by those who have played the classic title. The game developer has done an excellent job in ironing out the common glitches like long load times and frequent backtracking that was prevalent in the previous edition. While you are enjoying this classic remake, make sure to pay attention to the newly recorded game music.
5. Gran Turismo 7
Sony cannot release a PlayStation edition without a Gran Turismo title. The new Gran Turismo 7 offers a near to life driving experience with the new DualShock 5 controllers on the PlayStation 5. Developed by Polyphony Digital, Gran Turismo 7 is the eighth mainline instalment in the Gran Turismo series. A video titled ‘New Worlds to Explore’ showcased the Chevrolet Corvette Gr.3 in action at Willow Springs Big Willow., a location confirmed for Gran Turismo 7. The small video has PS5 fans waiting for the game to release soon.
Bethesda Softworks’ Deathloop is set for PS5 release on May 21, 2021. The classic assassin themed video game puts you in a character of an assassin who has been tasked to eliminate his targets with the help of advanced weapons and powers. What makes Deathloop one of the best video games for PS5 is its multiplayer support. Your friend can join the game as a rival assassin and destroy your attempts and completing your missions. This gives an interesting take to the video game title.
7. Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Were you really expecting the list of PS5 exclusive titles without Spider-Man: Miles Morales? We didn’t hope so. One of the most popular superhero games has been made available for PS5 and PS4 but with PS5’s fast load speed and crystal clear visuals, the game experience is manifold better. Recently, Insomniac Games, the developer of Spider-Man: Miles Morales has introduced ray tracing at 60fps which means you no longer to choose one between 60fps fluidity and the aesthetic delights of ray tracing as you can enjoy both at the same time now.
8. Destruction AllStars
Lucid Games’ Destruction AllStars is a multiplayer, vehicular combat game that is described by tis developers as a “global sports entertainment event where stars & cars collide”. Announced at June 11, 2020, at the Sony PS5 release event, Destruction AllStars hands over you the control of one of 16 AllStars and each AllStar has access to a unique vehicle. The aim of the game is to destroy the vehicles of your opponents. An interesting storyline combined with ultra-rich graphics of PS5, Destruction AllStars has everything a gamer could demand from an engaging game.
9. Horizon Forbidden West
Set for release in 2021, Horizon Forbidden West is an action RPG developed by Guerrilla Games. The game is set in Forbidden West, the mysterious land where Aloy the protagonist is set on a journey to find the source of a mysterious plague that kills all it infects. The game experience will be accentuated with PS5 owing to the console’s increased processing power, custom SSD, Tempest Engine and Dualsense controller. The video game title is the sequel of the popular Horizon Zero Dawn game.
Housemarque is celebrating its 25 year anniversary with Returnal, a third-person action title. In the game, you get to play as Selene, an Astra space scout trapped in a hellish loop of endless resurrection while trapped on a hostile planet. What makes this PS5 exclusive as one of the best titles to play on your new console it that it will allow players to feel the natural ambience of the video game as the controller will mimic the environmental effects. Housemarque has announced that Returnal will be available for PS5 on March 19, 2021.
We agree that PlayStation 5’s launch lineup is thin as several titles had to be delayed to 2021 due to the pandemic but still, there are many games like Astro’s Playroom that you can enjoy on your new Sony Playstation 5. Many previous generation titles that were available for PS4 will soon be available for PS5.
Some games will get free upgrades while others could be released as standalone titles but since PS5 supports backward compatibility, there will be a never-ending list of titles that you can play on the PlayStation 5. We will keep updating this list as and when we’ll hear about new, exclusive PS5 titles. If you think we have missed any interesting title in this list, you can mention its name in the comment section.