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PS5 launch games: All the PlayStation 5 launch games confirmed so far

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The PS5 launch games have really taken shape over the last few weeks, and you're looking at quite the line-up for day one with your brand new PS5. With adventures on offer including jaunts with Sackboy and Spider-Man, to becoming a Viking in the next Assassin's Creed. Whatever you're into though, there's definitely something for you - especially with the PlayStation Plus Collection games that'll be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers on PS5 too.

If you managed to get a PS5 pre-order in, these PS5 launch games should pretty much include something for everyone. Don't forget to check out the PS4 games confirmed for a free PS5 upgrade too. 

We've got some shiny new trailers for the titles coming day one to the PS5. Of course, it helps that we now have a release date, confirmation of the PS5 price, and a long list of upcoming PS5 games.

Below you'll find all the confirmed PS5 launch games - not including those that are getting upgraded to a PS5 version - either for free or for a fee. We'll be updating this page as more information comes in, so keep checking back. 

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Set one year after the end of the last Insomniac Spider-Man game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales will see how Miles is adapting to his new powers. New York's Spanish Harlem will be the main setting for the game, which finds itself in the middle of a turf war between a criminal gang, led by the Tinkerer, and an energy corporation. 

In PlayStation's September showcase, we saw some brief gameplay, including an encounter between Spider-Man and the Tinkerer. Miles' best friend, Ganke Lee, also featured as the two walked through a snow-covered New York City. This isn't quite the sequel we were expecting, but it's something more comparable to the size/scale/length of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.

Astro's Playroom

A bit like the The Playroom on PS4, Astro's Playroom is arriving pre-installed on your PS5 and aims to show off the unique features of the PS5 controller. However, it's not just a tech demo, it's also a super adorable platformer featuring some of our favourite dinky robots as they travel across various themed words. Cute, and educational!

Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Sackboy is coming to your brand new PlayStation console on day one if you want him, as the new title Sackboy: A Big Adventure has been confirmed as one of the PS5 launch games. It's an all-new 3D platforming adventure for our knitted pal, which you can experience solo or with friends in co-op for what Sony calls "collaborative, chaotic multiplayer". Sounds like there won't be the creative element usually featured in LittleBigPlanet titles, but don't fear because there's always Dreams for that.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla has now been confirmed as one of the PS5 launch games arriving on day one of the console's lifecycle. In the game, you play as Viking warrior Eivor who arrives in England during the Dark Ages with the intent of settling their clan. Play as a female or male version of Eivor as they fight, bargain, and deal their way into British life. 

Demon's Souls

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Yep, you read that right folks; the upcoming Demon's Souls remake is going to be a launch title for the PS5. It looks absolutely gorgeous, all the locations and enemies have been recreated down to a T as you can see in the latest Demon's Souls PS5 trailer. A brutal hellscape where you can die around every corner has never looked so pretty!


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Godfall, the brand new fantasy IP from Counterplay Games and Gearbox, is another confirmed PS5 launch game. It's described as a looter shooter that focuses on intense action, set in a mysterious world. It's a solo experience that can also be experienced with two friends online cooperatively. Blending knights, arcane magic, you'll explore a world that's been split into the four different elemental realms - water, fire, air, and earth. But of course, the focus is on loot and upgrading too, so get fighting on day one.


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Probably the cutest game in the PS5 launch line up, Bugsnax puts you in the role of an investigative journalist. You're sent to the village of Snaxburg to investigate the Bugsnax phenomenon, where cute creatures eat even cuter bugs that then turn them into food. You'll be trapping the critters, photographing them, helping out the residents in the village and trying to get the scoop. It's from the same people that created that deliciously mad Octodad, so they know how to do weird and do it well. 

Watch Dogs Legion

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The latest in Ubisoft's hacking sim is also another PS5 launch game, and also weirdly another title set in the UK. You'll be existing in a London ravaged by the post-Brexit society, where technological advancements means drones swarm the sky, and all the citizens are very unhappy indeed. Thankfully, that means they're ripe for the picking into your Dedsec crew, and literally any NPC can become part of your team. 

Dirt 5

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It's almost comforting to know that as part of the PS5 launch games lineup you'll have the option of tearing across the mud in a variety of vehicles in Dirt 5. With tracks set in some of the most iconic routes around the world, you'll be experiencing the most immersive off-roading experience the series has offered to date. Plus, there's a brand new campaign mode narrated by Nolan North and Troy Baker too. 

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

PS5 launch games: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, the next instalment in the Call of Duty franchise, will be a PS5 launch title thanks to PlayStation's ongoing partnership with the series. The latest trailer showcases the first campaign mission in the game, where Frank Woods, Alex Mason, and Russell Adler plan to take out a high value target at a Turkish airfield. What ensues is a typically COD high-octane road battle followed by the fastest RC-XD we've ever seen.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

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Dante and co. are back, because a remastered version of Devil May Cry 5 will be on PS5 at launch. Officially titled Special Edition, the DMC 5 trailer looks especially gorgeous with vivid colours and the rapid combat we've come to expect from the series. Unfortunately, it'll only be available digitally at launch — news on a physical edition is yet to be announced.


Fortnite PS5

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Was there any surprise? Not really, but we've now got confirmation through the Fortnite PS5 trailer that one of the biggest games of all time will be available on PS5 at launch. It'll also be on Unreal Engine 4 before being ported to Unreal Engine 5 later down the line. Victory royales from day one, baby!

Destruction AllStars

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Although it didn't feature in the September showcase, Destruction AllStars has been announced as a launch title for PS5. While it's not a flagship title by any means, it does look like a chaotic vehicular combat multiplayer game, Destruction Derby-esque. Check out the announcement trailer for Destruction AllStars here.

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