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Upcoming PS5 games: All the new PS5 games for 2021 and beyond

Images of top upcoming PS5 games - clockwise from top left: Stray, Horizon Forbidden West, Ghostwire Tokyo, and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
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The upcoming PS5 games list is basically a collection of everything to look forward to for Sony's latest console in 2021 and beyond. Whether it's remasters, remakes, cross-platform releases, or console definers, these new PS5 games have a bit of everything on the horizon.

Sony's brand new PS5 already has a diverse range of new games confirmed, including some hot ticket PS5 exclusives. Not all of them have release dates yet, but there are some great titles lined up for launch across the next few years. You'll find them all in our list of upcoming PS5 games. Combine this little lot with all the best PS5 games so far, the PS5 launch games and some free PS5 upgrades for PS4 titles, and there are some excellent experiences to have on Sony's latest console. 

Whatever your hopes for upcoming PS5 games, you're sure to find something on this list to get hyped about, with stunning sequels, innovative survival horror, and inspiring indie games on the way. We've made sure to bring you the latest updates on all of them, so you can make sure your PS5 wishlist is fully up to date and that you know when to plan some strategic vacation time during 2021. So here they are, all the upcoming PS5 games!

2021

Life is Strange: True Colors

Life is Strange: True Colors

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Developer: Deck Nine
Publisher: Square Enix
Release date: September 10, 2021

Take a walk in the shoes of Alex Chen in Life is Strange: True Colors when it launches later this year. The latest in the graphic adventure series is being developed by Deck Nine and will see Chen reunited with her brother after eight years of separation, foster homes, and traumatic experiences. But, sadly, they don't stop there as Chen's brother is killed in a mysterious accident, forcing her to use her psychic empathy powers to read and manipulate the emotions of those in the town, in an attempt to discover what really went down. 

Deathloop

Deathloop - Upcoming PS5 games

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Developer: Arkane Lyon
Publisher: Bethesda
Release date: September 14, 2021

We got our first proper look at Deathloop gameplay during Sony's Future of Gaming show, and it looks like it's shaping up to deliver some assassinating action with Ground Hog Day vibes. From the developer behind the Dishonored series, Deathloop sees two rival assassins locked in a time loop, with eight targets to eliminate. Colt, one of the assassins, is hellbent on taking out the targets, while Juliana appears to want to protect them from harm. It's one of the upcoming PS5 games that's a timed exclusive, and will eventually launch on PC too. 

Kena: Bridge of Spirits

Kena: Bridge of Spirits - Upcoming PS5 games

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Developer: Ember Lab
Publisher: Ember Lab
Release date: September 23, 2021

Ember Lab studio founders and brothers Josh and Mike Grier introduced their upcoming game Kena: Bridge of Spirits coming to PS5 during Sony's showcase, and it looks absolutely magical. With its beautiful world complete with adorable little fuzzy creatures known as Rot who act as your spirit companions that can manipulate the environment, Kena: Bridge of Spirits instantly piqued our interest. It's described as a "story-driven action-adventure in a charming world rich with exploration and fast-paced combat", and will see you battling monsters as you try and bring peace to this spirit realm. Easily one of the GamesRadar team's top upcoming PS5 games.

Death's Stranding Director's Cut

BB in a flower meadow in the Death Stranding Director's Cut

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Developer: Kojima Productions
Publisher: Sony
Release date: September 24, 2021

The Death Stranding Director's Cut is the PS5 version of the latest Kojima title, and - as the name suggests - will offer additional content on top of what the original PS4 version delivered. Along with remastered graphics, you should expect new content and enhanced gameplay features, which will include more weapons, equipment, and vehicles, new modes, missions, and areas to explore, and even expanded storylines and UI enhancements. Online features are getting a boost too, with Friend Play and Leaderboards. 

Far Cry 6 

Far Cry 6

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Developer: Ubisoft Toronto
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release date: October 7, 2021

Set on the tropical island of Yara, the next entry in the Far Cry franchise sees you play as Yaran Dani Rojas, a guerilla fighter leading a resistance against the dictatorship ruling over the nation. Said to be an island "stuck in time," you lead your fellow fighters in a bid to free the island from its tyrannical leader, Anton Castillo (played by Giancarlo Esposito).  We don't know much about the gameplay just yet, but it'll no doubt deliver another helping of Far Cry's own blend of open-world action. 

Back 4 Blood

Back 4 Blood - Upcoming PS5 games

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Developer: Turtle Rock Studios
Publisher: Warner Bros.
Release date: October 12, 2021

Back 4 Blood is Left 4 Dead 3 in all but name, and we're 100% here for it. Having spent some time with the alpha, we can assure Left 4 Dead fans that the same frantic team-focused gameplay, distinctive style, and loud personality are back in Back 4 Blood. Everything we've seen from Turtle Rock on Back 4 Blood is pure, nostalgia-inducing glee in the form of an upcoming next-gen co-op zombie bashing romp, and we absolutely can't wait to team up on PS5.

Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042

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Developer: DICE
Publisher: EA
Release date: October 22, 2021

Battlefield 2042 is the next installment in the series and it's going multiplayer only. On PS5, expect huge 128-player matches across Conquest and Breakthrough all-out warfare modes. These will be set across dynamic, vast maps that scatter across the globe. Battle conditions will constantly change, including conjuring up sandstorms, rocket launches, and tornadoes - all of which you'll have to adapt to on the fly. 

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy

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Developer: Eidos Montreal
Publisher: Square Enix
Release date: October 26, 2021

Eidos Montreal is putting its own spin on the Guardians of the Galaxy, with an adventure where you play as Star-Lord. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy will have a single beginning and end, but the decisions you make as the leader of this gaggle of misfits will affect how the game plays out. The decisions extend to combat too, with you able to command the other Guardians in battle. It's a brand new take on the Guardians, but with the same banter and charm you've come to expect from the MCU and the comics. 

Riders Republic

Riders Republic

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Developer: Ubisoft Annecy
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release date: October 28, 2021

Riders Republic is a brand new extreme sports game featuring snowboarding, skiing, flying wingsutis, and biking across a vast and varied map. Up to 50 players can explore a single map together, with events, viewpoints, and other activity types to discover. It sounds like a great way to gather a load of friends together online. 

 GTA 5 

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Developer: Rockstar North
Publisher: Rockstar Games
Release date: November 11, 2021

Sony kicked off its latest PS5 showcase with a helping of action from GTA 5, confirming that a shiny expanded version of Rockstar's wildly successful game is coming to the PS5 sometime in 2021. The trailer shows off some of the more recent DLC content, so it looks like this expanded version will be coming with everything and more. Not only that, but it will also be enhanced on the next-gen console. 

Dying Light 2

Dying Light 2 Stay Human

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Developer: Techland
Publisher: Techland
Release date: December 7, 2021

Originally scheduled for release on PS4, Xbox One and PC in Spring 2020, Dying Light 2 recently got a major delay that stripped it of any kind of release window. While that's a huge blow for current-gen gamers, it makes the idea of a cross-generation release much more tangible. After all, developer Techland has already confirmed Dying Light 2 will come to PS5. If you're out of the loop, Dying Light 2 is the sequel to the immense parkouring, zombie-slaying adventure, and is set 15-years after the original. Techland itself describes the time period for this new game as the 'new Dark Ages', which suggests just how desperate humanity has become in this particular zombie apocalypse. Watch the above 4K demo just to see what you're in for.

TBC 2021

Sifu

Sifu

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Developer: Sloclap
Publisher:
Devolver
Release date:
TBC 2021

Sifu comes from the creators of Absolver, and aims to deliver a story inspired by classic Kung Fu films. You play as a young student who's spent their life training to take revenge on the assassination squad that killed his entire family. You'll have to hunt down the murderers one by one across a fictional Chinese city. Obviously, there's a lot of focus on the game's combat, which aims to be realistic and raw, but along the way, you'll also discover an ancient mystery. This involves a magical pendant that revives you after death - but at a cost.

Horizon Forbidden West

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Developer: Guerrilla Games
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Status: In development
Release date: TBC 2021

Aloy is well and truly back. That's right, a Horizon Zero Dawn sequel has officially been revealed and it'll see Aloy head to post-apocalyptic San Francisco. The trailer looked absolutely gorgeous and bursting with vibrant colours, mysterious machines, and new environments to explore. We even see Aloy underwater wearing what appears to be some kind of breathing mask, which could mean we can expect some underwater sections. It's great to see that we'll be able to return to the rich world created by Guerrilla Games and experience a new journey on the PS5. 

Solar Ash

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Developer: Heart Machine
Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
Status: In development
Release date: TBC 2021

From the developer behind Hyper Light Drifter, Solar Ash is Heart Machine's latest upcoming game to be announced as part of the PS5 lineup. With its distinct colourful art style, players will journey through a rift in space known as the Ultravoid which is swallowing whole worlds. In this dangerous setting with its surreal and versatile environment, the characters "must find solace in each other to make it through the spiral of despair they find themselves trapped in." Head of Heart Machine's Ash Preston described Solar Ash's story as a personal experience that evolves to something "beyond just the weight of the struggle into something more hopeful." 

Open Roads

Open Worlds

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Developer: Fullbright
Publisher: Annapurna
Release date: TBC 2021

The latest title from Fullbright (Gone Home, Tacoma) is Open Roads. It follows a mother and daughter who set out on a road trip adventure to discover a series of abandoned family properties to discover a mystery and secrets about their own kin long buried. Like previous Fullbright games, there's a big emphasis on interactive narrative, but this time we'll be exploring multiple destinations and chilling in the car en route between them too.

Little Devil Inside

Little Devil Inside - Upcoming PS5 games

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Developer: Neostream Interactive
Status: In development
Release date: TBC 2021

Little Devil Inside first began life on Kickstarter back in 2015. Fast forward five years later and we see a debut trailer during the PS5 reveal stream with the news that it will be a timed exclusive. As an RPG with survival elements, Little Devil inside is set in the "Victorian-like" era in a semi-open world. The trailer showed off a whole host of monsters and also gave us brief glimpses of some of the combat elements and features. It was easily one of the biggest surprises of the recent showcase. 

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach

Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach

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Develope / Publisher: Steel Wool Studios
Release date:
TBC 2021

Touted as the most ambitious Five Nights at Freddy's game yet, Security Breach is another of the upcoming PS5 games arriving at some point in 2021. It features a new location called the Mega Pizza Plex, and stands as the symbol that Freddy Fazbears' Pizza isn't just a small pizzeria chain anymore. It's like Pizza Planet from Toy Story got invaded by all of Sid's horrible creations, but with more animatronics and murder than anything Pixar's ever created. Darkened hallways, arcades, and creepy toys galore on PS5 later this year.

Goodbye Volcano High

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Developer: KO_OP
Status: In development
Release date: TBC 2021

Goodbye Volcano High follows the story of dinosaur teens in their final year at high school. As a choice-based narrative game with beautiful hand-painted backgrounds, you'll follow the teenagers as they try to figure out where to go next and who they want to be. Along with all of the struggles of entering adulthood, you can also try to find love along the way. With a non-binary protagonist, a lovely art style, and its story-driven focus on the themes we can all relate to, Goodbye Volcano looks set to tug at your heartstrings. 

Heavenly Bodies

Heavenly Bodies

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Developer: 2pt Interactive
Status: In development
Release Date:
TBC 2021

Revealed during the PS5 Indies Initiative event, Heavenly Bodies suits you up for work on a spacecraft in outer space. You'll use your left and right triggers to move your character's respective limbs and navigate weightlessness. It looks like a situation where players might assume what's actually a mechanically disorienting task to be simple and easy, resulting in gut-busting struggles. Just watch the trailer above for some examples. Heavenly Bodies has also been confirmed for PS4 for release sometime in 2021.

Quantum Error

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Developer: TeamKill Media
Publisher: TeamKill Media
Release date: TBC 2021

A multiple Future Games Show alum, Quantum Error is an upcoming next-gen sci-fi horror shooter coming to PS5 at an undisclosed date. With shades of Half-Life, Doom, and Dead Space, you'll control a skilled fireman from a first-person perspective as you hack at and blast away deep space mutants. Watching the recent 4K PS5 trailer from the Future Games Show, you'd never believe a team of just four developers is working on Quantum Error.

2022

Forspoken (Project Athia)

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Developer: Luminous Productions
Publisher: Square Enix
Status: In development
Release date: January 2022

Where do we start with Project Athia? This game that was "designed for PlayStation 5," is a console exclusive from Square Enix, and looks beautiful. The protagonist is seen leaping across cliffs, attacking huge wolves with tree root-esque abilities, and overlooking a gorgeous cloud-filled landscape from the top of a mountain. What's more is that famed screenwriter and author Gary Whitta (Star Wars: Rogue One, The Walking Dead) is in charge of a team of "A-list writers" working on the game, which means it could be something very special indeed.

Rainbow Six Extraction

Rainbow Six Extraction

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Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release date: January 2022

Rather than a spin-off from the very successful Rainbow Six Siege, this is something new, and a little bit more supernatural. You still play as a Rainbow Six Operator, but instead of human foes, you'll be tasked with taking down a totally new breed of alien parasite that's infecting the human race. In this exciting addition to the upcoming PS5 games list, you'll operate in squads of three, playing in PvE matches where the environment is filled with these new, terrifying, rather fast-moving foes.  

Elden Ring

Elden Ring summer game fest still

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Developer: FromSoftware
Publisher: Bandai Namco
Release date: January 21, 2022

The next FromSoftware title is a partnership between the acclaimed developer and Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin. Elden Ring is another action RPG, but this is brand new and will follow a new protagonist seemingly known as the Tarnished. You'll be able to explore the game's world on horseback, and attack from it too, as this game will feature melee, magic, and ranged combat to use against its giants, fantastical creatures, and other monstrosities. 

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands

Wonderlands

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Developer:  Gearbox
Publisher: 2K Games
Release date: Early 2022

Tiny Tina is taking on the role of twisted Dungeon Master in this Borderlands spin-off entitled Tiny Tina's Wonderlands. This story-driven campaign features co-op for up to four players, and offers a high fantasy twist on the Borderlands formula. Tiny Tina makes up the rules in this world of magic, monsters, treasures, and even a Dragon Lord (voiced by the one and only Andy Samberg), so expect the unexpected.

Ghostwire: Tokyo

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Developer: Tango Gameworks
Publisher: Bethesda
Release date: Early 2022

Ghostwire: Tokyo has officially been confirmed to be coming to the PS5 in 2021, and we also saw some gameplay footage showing off the first-person combat. Set in Tokyo, Japan, Tango Gameworks takes you to the city which has been overrun by paranormal threats. Strange occult events have caused devastation, and the vast majority of the city's population has mysteriously disappeared.  After you gain supernatural abilities of your own, it's up to you to explore and fend off evil spirits. Said to take full advantage of the PS5's hardware, Ghostwire Tokyo is set to deliver an immersive, supernatural experience.

Stray

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Developer: BlueTwelve Studio
Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
Release date: Early 2022

In this new adventure coming to the PS5 from BlueTwelve Studio, you play as a cat in a world filled with robots. As a cat exploring this strange world, you'll gain a unique perspective from the eyes of a feline who can sneak under cars, traverse over rooftops and go about unnoticed. Viv, the game and creative director at the studio, said, "we are inspired every day by Murtaugh and Riggs, our two cats. Most of the team are cat owners as well, giving us all a lot of helpful first-hand references. Cats are always so playful, cute, and lovingly annoying that it's an endless stream of gameplay ideas for us."

Gotham Knights

Gotham Knights

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Developer: WB Games Montreal
Publisher: Warner Bros
Release date: TBC 2022

The long-awaited WB Games Montreal title is Gotham Knights; an open-world, action RPG set in what the dev is calling the "most dynamic and interactive Gotham City yet". The big story beat is that Batman is dead, leaving the Gotham Knights (Robin, Batgirl, Nightwing, and Red Hood) to protect the city from its full roster of bad guys. This is a completely original story for the upcoming PS5 games list, rather than any kind of re-enactment of the comics. In terms of villains, we know that the Court of Owls are at least involved, but others including Mr. Freeze will also play a part in the game's narrative. It features drop-in, drop-out co-op too, with the kind of gameplay you'd expect to see from a Batman: Arkham title. 

Lord of the Rings: Gollum

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Developer: Daedalic Entertainment
Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment
Release date: TBC 2022

We are all so intrigued to see what a game where you play as the dual-personalities of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will actually be like. And thankfully, that's exactly what Daedalic Entertainment is going to give us. It's been unveiled as one of the confirmed upcoming PS5 games, and will arrive sometime in 2021 to let you play as Gollum. 

The creature starts out as a prisoner in Barad-dûr, a fortress in Mordor, but eventually you will traverse more of Middle-Earth, with the developer promising "giant, persistent environments, each harbouring several questlines and a range of friendly or unfriendly faces" in an interview with Edge Magazine in early 2020. During that interview the game is also described as a "stealth-action-adventure with an intriguing dual-personality mechanic, gigantic levels, and a densely wrought aesthetic inspired by Tolkien's own drawings". 

A Plague Tale: Requiem

A Plague Tale: Requiem

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Developer: Asobo Studio
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Release date: TBC 2022

The Flight Simulator studio, Asobo, is going back to its original series with a sequel - A Plague Tale: Requiem. The game will follow the original heroes Amicia and Hugo in their quest to survive in the rat-infested city and The Inquisition. With literal seas of rats featured in the game's reveal trailer, we can only imagine that things have got a lot harder for our brother and sister duo. 

God of War 2: Ragnarok 

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Developer: Sony Santa Monica Studio
Publisher: Sony
Release date: TBC 2022

Ragnarok is coming. Yes, God of War 2 is happening and it's set to land on the PS5 at some point in 2021. During a Sony games showcase, a short but goose-bump-inducing teaser trailer announcement featured Kratos' voice saying that "the time draws near, you must prepare yourself". Ooh. God of War: Ragnarok is set to release sometime next year, and it'll likely take us on quite the journey. 

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

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Developer: Rocksteady
Publisher: Warner Bros
Release date: TBC 2022

Rocksteady is continuing its work on the Batman: Arkham series but taking a detour into Suicide Squad territory. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is a brand new sotry, with 1-4 player co-op, an evil Superman, and four playable characters. These take the form of Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark, all of which come with their own unique weapons, and the option to switch between them at any time. 

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora

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Developer: Massive Entertainment
Publisher: Ubisoft
Release date: TBC 2022

After years of silence, we now have a name, a trailer, and a vague release date for Ubisoft's Avatar title. Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is coming sometime in 2022 and is a standalone story from any of the movies. This first-person, action-adventure sees you play as a Na'vi and journey across the Western Frontier, which is a part of Pandora not seen before. You'll have to use your surroundings and try to survive against the onslaught of RDA forces.

The Callisto Protocol

The Callisto Protocol

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Developer: Striking Distance
Publisher: Krafton
Release date: TBC 2022

The spiritual successor to Dead Space in all but name, The Callisto Protocol is a fresh survival horror game coming from new studio Striking Distance, helmed by none other than Glen Schofield. Its aim is to deliver the most-terrifying next-gen horror experience ever, and from what we've seen so far of the game, it's looking likely to deliver. Set on Jupiter's moon in 2320, there's a conspiracy to unfold and horrific creatures to face in this third-person story. A great addition to the upcoming PS5 games. 

Hogwarts Legacy

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Developer: Avalanche
Publisher:
Warner Bros. Games
Status: In development
Release date: TBC 2022

Set before the events of the books in the 1800s at the famous Hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry and the world beyond, Hogwarts Legacy is described as an open-world RPG that will take you on an adventure in the Harry Potter universe. Added to the list of upcoming PS5 games for 2022 after a delay, Adrian Ropp, head of Avalance, wrote in a blog post on PlayStation's official website that the next-gen console will let create immersive experiences that will let "a player practically feel the terror of Inferi bearing down upon them" or "sense the ground rumbling beneath them as a heard of angry centaurs surrounds them".  

TBC 2023

Pragmata

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Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Status:
In development
Release date: TBC 2023

Capcom revealed a mysterious new game called Pragmata that leaves more questions than it answers, but certainly piqued a lot of interest when it was added to the upcoming PS5 games list. Described as a "thought-provoking game", the trailer shows someone in what looks like a space suit in a futuristic setting, where they encounter a young girl and holo-cat. While it won't be coming until 2022, we're certainly eager to learn more about this rather enigmatic adventure. 

TBC

Final Fantasy 16

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Developer: Square Enix
Publisher: Square Enix
Release date: TBC

Yes, Final Fantasy 16 has officially been confirmed and it's set to be a PlayStation console exclusive that will come to the PS5. Produced by Final Fantasy 14 director Naoki Yoshida and directed by Hiroshi Takai, the debut trailer was revealed during the most recent PS5 showcase, giving us our first proper look at the next installment. We don't know too much about where it will take us just yet, but the trailer does mention how the "Crystals shaped our world." More information is set to come in 2021. 

Season

Season

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Developer: Scavengers Studio
Publisher: Scavengers Studio
Release date: TBC

Channelling almost Ghibli-esque vibes, Season is a game about riding around on a bicycle and discovering the world for the first time. You play as a young woman who's lived in a secluded community, but for some reason is now able to explore, take photos, and make new memories. But, there's not much time to do any of it in, as a mysterious cataclysm is about to engulf the world for good. But heck is a beautiful way to spend your last season. 

Indiana Jones

Indiana Jones Bethesda game

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Developer: MachineGames
Publisher: Lucasfilm Games / Bethesda
Release date: TBC

Bethesda studio MachineGames is working on a brand new Indiana Jones game, in conjunction with the newly established Lucasfilm Games. All we've had so far is a tiny teaser trailer, which is more matte painting than gameplay footage. But, from it, we've deduced that it's probably set in Rome in 1937, which would place the game after Raiders of the Lost Ark and the Temple of Doom, and yet before The Last Crusade. It seems to involve ancient stone circles and standing stones, and potentially even a lost race of giant cyclops. Bethesda says we'll be waiting a while for more info though - including 100% confirmation of whether it is on PS5, seeing as it's a Bethesda game. 

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2

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Developer: Hardsuit Labs
Publisher: Paradox Interactive
Release date: TBC

Looking for a game with a bit of extra bite? Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 puts you in the seedy underbelly of Seattle, which should suit you just fine as a vampire ready to test out your new fangs. Turned as an act of vampire terrorism during the 'Mass Embrace', you'll soon get caught up in vampire faction politics, where you're still just trying to deal with your new way of life. This is an RPG at its core too, filled with player choices, a strong narrative, and branching dialogue options too. 

Ubisoft's open-world Star Wars game

Ubisoft Star Wars game

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Developer: Massive Entertainment
Publisher: Ubisoft / Lucasfilm Games
Release date: TBC

Another fresh title coming out of the new Lucasfilm Games, this is an open-world Star Wars title from Ubisoft's Massive Entertainment. We don't know much about the game yet, as it's clearly in very early stages of development, but it will run on Massive's custom Snowdrop Engine. We're expecting it to be a photorealistic action-adventure with sprinklings of RPG elements, a la The Division, but obviously set in Star Wars lore. No platforms have officially been confirmed, but expect it to be released on PS5 whenever it does arrive.

Project 007

Project 007

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Developer: IO Interactive
Publisher: IO Interactive
Release date: TBC

IO Interactive is gearing up to tell the origin story for James Bond in a brand new game currently titled Project 007. Although details are scarce, and an official name is yet to be revealed, what we do know is that it's going to be an entirely original James Bond story - so not tied to the novels or films. Hakan Abrak, CEO of IO says that it is "the most ambitious game in the history of our studio". Exciting times ahead. 

Elder Scrolls 6

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Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher:
Bethesda
Status:
In development
Release date: TBC

Ah, the Elder Scrolls 6. The 37-second trailer that blew the world's mind at E3 2018. The game that we know nothing about beyond this same trailer, that is in development somewhere within Bethesda Game Studios along with Starfield. Because it is so far away from release, you can bet your bottom coin that it's going to appear - at some point - on the PS5 (although hopefully not whatever the PS6 could be). 

Recompile

Recompile

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Developer: Phi Games
Status: In development
Release date: TBC

A classic example of indie devs making smart use of limited resources to make distinctive, beautiful environments, Recompile is an inventive platformer where you've got a pretty heavy task in front of you: hack your way through a virtual landscape, "bring about the first technological singularity," and save humanity. In your way are all sorts of alien-looking creatures, which you can shoot down, rush into, or dash around stealthily. This one seems to draw from all sorts of different inspirations, from Nier: Automata to Journey, but with a look (and soundtrack) all its own.

Dead Space Remake

Dead Space

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Developer: Motive
Publisher: EA
Release date: TBC

Dead Space is coming back to haunt all our highmares with a brand new remake that's being specially "rebuilt" for the PS5. With no loading screens, no microtransactions, and potentially content cut from the original game, this will be the best way to experience Dead Space yet. And with the team behind Star Wars: Squadrons and Star Wars: Battlefront 2 on the job, you know it's going to look fantastic. 

Dragon Age 4

Dragon Age 4

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Developer: BioWare
Publisher: EA
Release date: TBC

Although technically no platforms have been announced for Dragon Age 4 - or whatever the next Dragon Age is officially called - at this point it would seem odd not to think of it as an upcoming PS5 game. We may not have a release date yet, but at least we know that Solas and co are making a return at some point in the future. What we have seen is some glorious concept art, and the confirmation that it will continue on from where Dragon Age: Inquisition left off. 

Project Oxygen

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Developer: Far From Home
Publisher: Far From Home
Release date: TBC

New studio Far From Home is coming swinging out of the gates with an ambitious project that depicts a world devastated by climate change after humanity's inaction. Project Oxygen sees the player descend into a now environmentally-hostile Earth inside an advanced zeppelin. There will be light combat, but it's mostly about surviving through resource management, crafting, and puzzle-solving. The aircraft itself will also be key to your survival and could hold the answer to repairing the ecological damage done to Earth. The studio is made up of developers from Techland (Dying Light, Dead Island), The Farm 51 (Chernobylite), Bloober Team (Layers of Fear, Blair Witch), and Larian Studios (Divinity: Original Sin, Baldur's Gate 3), so plenty of reputable talent is on board, making Project Oxygen even more enticing.

New Mass Effect

Mass Effect tease

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Developer: BioWare
Publisher: EA
Release date: TBC

It might be quite a way off release, but that isn't going to stop us being ridiculously overexcited for a brand new Mass Effect game - aka Mass Effect 5. Seemingly picking up after the events of Mass Effect 3, we'll be seeing some old faces return and some plot lines picked back up. Of course, the big question of whether Shepard will return remains, but we're ready for everything.

Atomic Heart

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Developer: Mundfish
Publisher:
 Mundfish
Release date: TBC

Horror fans should rejoice to hear that Mundfish is bringing Atomic Heart to next-gen consoles. The wild-looking sci-fi horror game only rears its grotesque head every so often, but when it does, the world collectively gasps with shock and intrigue. Its monsters are unforgettable, we've already seen a good range of unique alien weapons, and the story already has us asking more questions than we have answers. Atomic Heart looks incredibly ambitious for a smaller studio, and we can't wait to see if it lands the jump on PS5.

Gran Turismo Sport

(Image credit: Polyphony Digital)

Developer: Polyphony Digital
Publisher:
Sony
Release date:
TBC

It's been a brief spell since Gran Turismo Sport arrived on PS4, but there's a reason why it's at the top of this list of potential upcoming PS5 games. A Wired article from last year explains that the writer got to test a few games on a PS5 devkit. One of those included, and I quote, "a version of Gran Turismo Sport that Sony had ported over." It was being used to show off the new haptic capabilities of the PS5 controller, moving from driving on the dirt and the track. Now, it would be a bit of a waste to port the game over just for a tech test, so we expect GT Sport will be racing on over to PS5 at some point in the future.