15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games

2021 is on the way, and there are some extremely exciting PS5 games coming up. PS5 is out, but has not received the games to discover its glory. There is a huge catalogue waiting, with amazing sequels, spooky horrors of survival, and inspiring indie games. We’ve prepared a list of games for which you should be hyped for. So, be ready to plan your strategic vacation in 2021 to enjoy these titles.

Here’s our list of 15 Best Upcoming Playstation 5 Games.

Far Cry 6

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Far Cry 6
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  • Publisher(s): Ubisoft Toronto
  • Genre:(s) Action-Adventure | First-Person Shooter | Open World
  • Release Date: May 25, 2021

A Caribbean island simmering with unprecedented stress is unveiled by Far Cry 6. The game features Actor Giancarlo Esposito as President Anton Castillo. Castillo, the violent tyrant who holds an iron fist over the island of Yara, promising a return to its former glory. With an arsenal of arms and allies at your back, you (as Dani Rojas) will take on the government of Castillo and fight for Yara’s future.

You will help stoke the fires of revolution through guerrilla warfare across the island of Yara, from verdant jungles to the urban streets of the capital city, Esperanza. You can use a powerful arsenal of weapons and vehicles to create a network of allies, including Fangs for Hire like Chorizo, the dangerously annoying Wiener dog, to battle alongside you.

As President Castillo prepares his son Diego (played by Anthony Gonzalez) to succeed him, you will do whatever you can to make sure that his plans do not come to fruition.

Outriders

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Outriders
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  • Publisher(s): Square Enix
  • Genre(s): Third-Person Shooter | Role-Playing Game
  • Release Date: February 2, 2021.

Outsiders as a game seems to be the blend of Gears of War, Destiny and Division. Outriders is a 1-3 co-op shooter, set in a dark sci-fi world. 

You will build your own Outrider. As civilization bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you will embark on a journey across the hostile world. Your Outrider will belong to one of the four special classes, where each class has its own skill-set and offers a diverse style of gameplay. You will leave behind the slums and shantytowns of the First City with rich storytelling spanning a diverse globe, and cross forests, mountains and desert in search of a mysterious signal.

Destruction AllStars

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Destruction AllStars
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  • Publisher(s): Lucid Games
  • Genre(s): Vehicular Combat
  • Release Date: February 2021

Destruction AllStars is a “global sports entertainment event where stars & cars collide” according to Lucid Games. One of the 16 AllStars, each of which has access to unique hero vehicles, is managed by the player. Vehicles are equipped with different weapons and tools, for instance a vehicle is fitted with a blade that can slice opponents in half. The game is a vehicular fighting game in which players have to search for ways to kill opponents’ vehicles.

In order to survive, whose car was already lost, will have to navigate the arena on foot and avoid incoming attacks. Although in this scenario, the player character is weak, each AllStar has unique abilities that can turn the combat to their advantage. Some can become invisible, for example, and others can take over the car of an opponent.

Sony revealed that the game will be released in February 2021, and that it would be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers for free during the game’s first two months of release.

Gran Turismo 7

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Gran Turismo 7
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  • Publisher(s): Polyphony Digital
  • Gerne(s): Sim Racing
  • Release Date: Q1/Q2 of 2021

Gran Turismo 7 as the 8th addition to Gran Turismo series, will mark the return of the GT Simulation Mode, encompassing the long-established and definitive single player campaign feature. Other classic features such as the return of traditional racing tracks and vehicles, Special Events, Championships, Driving School, Tuning Parts Store, Used Cars dealership, GT Auto, while still maintaining the current GT Sport Mode, Brand Central and Discover introduced in Gran Turismo Sport.

The game will take advantage of the DualSense controller, Tempest Engine and dedicated ray tracing hardware from the PlayStation 5 to enable advanced haptic feedback, spatial 3D audio and real-time ray tracing effects, improving the experience of player immersion. The game would have shortened load times and run at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second with support for high dynamic range due to the improved computing capacity and addition of a custom solid state drive storage in the PlayStation 5.

Resident Evil Village

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Resident Evil Village
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  • Publisher(s): Capcom
  • Genre(s): Survival Horror
  • Release Date: 2021

Some years after Resident Evil 7, starring Ethan and Mia, the next entry in the Resident Evil franchise takes place. Chris Redfield enters the scene and is seen to set off a series of events that sends Ethan desperate for answers to a mysterious village, somewhere in Europe. Oh, and werewolves also tend to feature.

The game is designed on the RE Engine, just like Resident Evil 7, and will be played from a first-person perspective.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Quarantine

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Quarantine
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  • Publisher(s): Ubisoft
  • Genre(s): Tactical Shooter
  • Release Date:  Q1 of 2021

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Quarantine is the fourteenth iteration of the franchise. The game is set several years in the future, and a three-player team has the task to prevent technological parasites.

Inspired by the Outbreak incident, the game will see the return of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege’s different gameplay mechanics. It will also use diverse operators, such as Vigil and Ela, from the previous game.

Horizon Forbidden West

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Horizon Forbidden Forrest
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  • Publisher(s): Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Genre(s): Action role-playing game
  • Release Date: 2021

With another adventure, Aloy is back!

Aloy, a young Nora tribe huntress, went on a search to find the origins of a deadly plague that destroys everything it infects at the arcane border known as the Forbidden West. Aloy encounters hostile regions battered by huge storms and populated by dangerous enemies and deadly machines on her journey through these uncharted lands.

The game will explore the mysterious frontier known as the Forbidden West, set in an open world situated in post-apocalyptic California, Utah and Nevada. The map will be larger than the previous game, loaded with secrets from the world of the Old Ones lying underneath the ruins. The game will feature a multitude of famous locations with multiple biomes, including a ruined San Francisco and the Yosemite Valley. The underwater exploration portion is one of the primary additions to the sequel.

Hogwarts Legacy

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Hogwarts Legacy
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  • Publisher(s): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Genre(s): Action Role-Playing | Open World
  • Release Date: 2021

Following a student at Hogwarts, Hogwarts Legacy is set in the late 1800s. At Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the player will get to pick their Hogwarts House and attend lessons, and explore an open world consisting of locations like the Forbidden Forest and Hogsmeade Village. The player character can learn in the game to cast different magical spells, concoct potions, tame magical beasts, and master other battle skills. A scheme of morality will also play a role in the game.

Deathloop

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Deathloop
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  • Publisher(s): Bethesda Softworks
  • Genre(s): Action-adventure game | Shooter game
  • Release Date: June 2021

Deathloop has two opposing assassins trapped in a time loop, with eight targets to be eliminated. One of the assassins, Colt, is hellbent on taking the targets out while Juliana seems to want to protect them from harm. With lots of supernatural-looking elements, we get to see some first-person action and it leaves us keen to learn more. 

The game has a multiplayer feature in which Julianna and Colt will enter a random player’s game when the player assumes his position and will interfere with their play. The multiplayer portion is optional and players can stop anyone from playing Julianna’s role in their game, hence leaving it to a computer-controlled competitor to try to stop Colt.

Chernobylite

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Chernobylite
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  • Publisher(s): All In! Games
  • Genre(s): Action | Survival | Horror
  • Release Date: 2021

The player plays as a scientist formerly working at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant who, 30 years ago, suffers from the loss of his loved one in the Chernobyl Disaster and returns to the disaster zone to search for his partner. Much of the single-player gameplay revolves around exploring the exclusion zone, collecting supplies and instruments while meeting “Stalkers” and hostile military personnel.

The player is also pressured to make choices that impact the nonlinear story-line. There is also a method of crafting, which helps the player to craft their own weapons and equipment. It is possible for any character to die and any mission to fail. Because of the “chernobylite” generated from the nuclear aftermath, strange supernatural threats often lie deep in the polluted area.

GhostWire: Tokyo

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: GhostWire: Tokyo
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  • Publisher(s): Bethesda Softworks
  • Genre(s): Action-Adventure | Horror
  • Release Date: 2021

Almost all of the residents of Tokyo have mysteriously disappeared, and the city has been overrun by otherworldly spirits (known as visitors). The supernatural powers of the player character start manifesting. He meets a group wearing Hannya masks as the player battles the spirits haunting the area, who may unveil the mystery behind the strange events in Tokyo.

To combat the ghosts and spirits roaming Tokyo, the player can use different psychic and paranormal powers. The battle was described as “karate meets magic” by Combat Director Shinichiro Hara, as the player character uses hand movements influenced by Kuji-kiri hand gestures to cast spells. The heart is revealed when an opponent loses much of its health and the player can use takedown moves to destroy it, destroying the spirit.

Gotham Knights

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Gotham Knights
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  • Publisher(s): Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Genre(s): Action Role-Playing 
  • Release Date: 2021

The game’s tale takes place sometime after the presumed death of Batman. With the GCPD having become corrupt after the death of James Gordon, there is an uptick in crime and lawlessness in the area, leaving the allies of Batman – Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Red Hood as the only ones willing to restore justice to Gotham and prevent it from collapsing into anarchy.

Four playable characters to choose from, Nightwing, Batgirl, Robin, and Red Hood; each character has its own unique playstyle and powers, such as being able to teleport through the satellite of the Justice League. The game also features a two-player cooperative multiplayer mode, where the second player can drop in and out at any time without affecting the other one, although it can be played solo.

Hitman 3

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Hitman 3
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  • Publisher(s): IO Interactive
  • Genre(s): Stealth
  • Release Date: January 20, 2021

In what will be the end to the World of Assassination trilogy, Agent 47 is back in the forthcoming instalment of Hitman.

Hitman 3 is a stealth game played from a third-person viewpoint, like its predecessors, and players once again assume control of assassin Agent 47. Agent 47 can fly to different locations in the game and conduct contracted assassinations of criminal targets across the globe.

The base game features six new locations, including Dubai, which was revealed alongside the game, with the subsequent announcement of Dartmoor and Chongqing. Players who own Hitman (2016) and Hitman 2 (2018) will be able to import Hitman 3 maps, levels, and development.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2
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  • Publisher(s): Paradox Interactive
  • Genre(s): Action Role-Playing
  • Release Date: 1st half of 2021

At the beginning of the game, the player creates his Vampire character. An identity will also be assigned to the character which defines the traits of the character when he was human. The selection process offers a lot of choices. 

Once you create your Vampire character be ready to join the night as one of several people assaulted inexplicably in a Mass Embrace, unexpectedly plunged into Seattle’s dangerous and brutal vampire politics. Tensions are at an all-time high between the groups in Seattle, and this unsanctioned assault throws the status quo into turmoil. To get to the root of the mystery, an investigation is summoned, and you’re the star witness… whether you like it or not.

I.G.I Origins

15 Best Upcoming PlayStation 5 Games: I.G.I Origins
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  • Publisher(s): Eidos Interactive
  • Genre(s): Tactical shooter
  • Release Date: 2021

1980 is the year. You play the code name “Regent” in the active-duty MI6 service of an agent. Tasked with vital national security duties, Regent will perform a series of missions around the globe in a dramatic, filmy experience that investigates the history of the Institute of Geotactical Intelligence to achieve the aims of Spy paymasters.

Your actions will define the limits of where allies and enemies lie, using a range of weapons and devices at your disposal, as you attempt to discover the truth behind events that lead to world-shattering repercussions.

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