The 10 best games on PlayStation right now (2022)

PlayStation is one of the best consoles there is, and it has millions of fans. PlayStation 5 is the newest and best-selling console Sony offers, but PlayStation 4 is still widely used. The news generation is still tough to find, and many users are sticking to version 4. However, the new games coming out for PlayStation 5 is just breathtaking and are a major reason to upgrade. Let’s have a look over the 10 best games for PlayStation to play right now.

The best games for PlayStation 5

Many great titles are already available, and much more will come in 2022. Here is a couple that we can recommend you to try right away. Note that there are spoilers ahead, so better read only the titles if you want to be surprised. 

Returnal

This is a fantastic game for PS5. Returnal is a third-person psychological horror shooter game. The main character is Selena, and she is a space pilot. After her crash to the alien planet Atropos, she tries to find her way through this very strange world. At some point, she finds her own corpse. 

The time loop in the game will return you to your ship every time you die. But after each death, the world is not staying the same as the enemies and the world will constantly change. This roguelike will keep you on the edge of your seat and challenge you every time you play it. 

Demon’s Souls

Demon’s Souls is an exclusive game for PlayStation 5. If you are a fan of the Dark Souls series, you will definitely enjoy the horrifying world in which the game will put you. You will be a lone warrior with the mission the find and defeat The Old One – the final, biggest, and badest boss in the game.

You will have to fight many monsters until you get to the final stage and face The Old One. You will have to go through this scary land which with the amazing graphics will make you hold your breath waiting for the next monster to show.

Resident Evil: Village

The next game from the Resident Evil world, and if you are a fan of the saga, you won’t be disappointed. Resident Evil: Village is a first-person survival horror game that will fascinate you with an amazing story and visuals. The story is set to take place 3 years after Ethan Winter’s story. 

After Ethan’s wife is killed and his daughter is taken away by Chris Redfield, the main character tries to get her back. The game will take us to a small village in Eastern Europe where Ethan must fight against four different mutant lords. One of them is Lady Alcina Dimitrescu which many fans of the game love and are excited to see. 

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is a wonderful continuation of the games with our favorite duo. Ratch has repaired Dimensionator, and he searches for his missing family. The game will take you to an alternative universe. To be able to defeat Dr. Nefarious, who is now known as Emperor Nefarious, Ratchet and Clank will have to team up with Rivet – a new hero in the story. 

The graphics are so beautiful, and you will enjoy playing it so much. You will be able to use portals and move faster between different areas. Magnificent new weapons are also added to the game. It is an excellent game for even younger players who enjoy a beautiful universe. 

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Marvel heroes and games are favorites of many players. Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a new title that is also beloved by PlayStation fans. The story follows Miles and his training done by Peter Parker. The new Spider-Man will have to become the new hero of New York and face many old enemies – Rhino, Kingpin, and the classic J. Jonah Jameson.

The game has some really cool additions like the new powers of Miles – like Venom Blast and many more gadgets and tools. The mechanics of the games are more or less the same as previous versions, but still the new graphics and the outstanding technical capabilities of PlayStation 5, you will enjoy it so much. 

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

If you are a fan of Assassin’s Creed, this game won’t disappoint you. The new RPG Assassin’s Creed Valhalla follows the journey of the Vikings that are on their way to invade Britain. Eivor Varinsdottir is the main character, and his goal will be the unite the tribes in order to win over the armies of the other Anglo kingdoms. Something very cool is to be able to choose between a male and a female main character.

The new Assasins Creed follows the same logic as previous games but offers more customization. The story isn’t linear, and you can choose which side mission to play and when. The choices you will make in tasks and conversations will highly affect the story and the behavior of other characters. 

Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6 is a first-person shooter game taking place in the tropical country of the nation of Yara. Following the tradition of Far Cry, the main character will be fighting a much more powerful villain. You will have to find a way to create chaos and undermind the power of the villain. The new features of the game are making it very dynamic and engaging.

You will have to choose between many extremely powerful weapons. The main character is called Dani Rojas and will fight Antón Castillo, which is the dictator having control over Yara. 

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Another game part of a big franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, is a game perfect for every fan of a first-person shooter. It is inspired by actual events. The main character is ‘Bell,’ a soldier recruited by the CIA. Your mission would be to hunt down a USSR group of extremists during the Cold War Era. To complete the mission, you will travel between Berlin, Vietnam, Russia, and many more places. 

Life is Strange: True Colors

Life is Strange: True Colors is perfect for the fans of graphic adventures. This is the fifth part of the franchise, and the main focus will be on Alex Chen. She has the remarkable ability to understand and control the emotion of other people. She will try to find the truth behind the death of her brother. 

The story is set in a village called Haven Springs. You will have to use the superpowers of Alex to investigate everything and get to the truth. Many conversation options will determine how the story will develop. 

The Pathless

This game will offer you a very enchanting experience, and if you are a fan of very interactive games, then The Pathless is just for you. It is a third-person adventure game, and the main character is a powerful archer named Hunter. His mission is to lift the curse that was put on the island. 

The graphics are fascinating, and the story is very dynamic. You will have to battle against cursed spirits that will do everything in their power to stop Hunter on his path. You won’t be provided with a map to follow, so it will be even more interesting since everyone can find their own way in the game. 

Final words

No matter if you are a fan of shooter games or magic adventures, there is definitely a game out there that you would love to play on your PlayStation 5. Many great titles will come out as well during 2022, and surely they will be as exciting as the ones already available. Find the one you believe you will enjoy the most, and don’t wait – get it and start playing. 

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Gabriela Gavrailova
Gabriela Gavrailova
Austria | Gabriela is a person with many and diverse hobbies. If you don't find her reading a book at home or baking something, she will probably be out hiking or taking some classes to learn a new skill.

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