A significant number of the best PS5 and PS4 games are exclusive to PlayStation. Sony upped its game in the exclusives department with the PS4, and the PS5 has already started to build on that tradition with its own growing stable of standout exclusives, including Demon’s Souls, Returnal, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. We’ve rounded up the best PlayStation exclusives for PS5 and PS4. Many of these games are playable on both platforms–with performance improvements on the new hardware in some cases–but there are a handful of titles here that are exclusive to PS5.
If you own a PlayStation console, we’d consider all of these to be must-play experiences. A few of these titles are also available on PC, but for the purpose of this list, all PlayStation console exclusives are eligible. The 25 best PlayStation exclusives are listed in alphabetical order, and some of them are free to play on PS5 if you’re a PS Plus subscriber.
For more PlayStation game recommendations, check out our roundups of the best PS5 games so far and best PS4 games. First-person shooter fans will notice that this list doesn’t feature any in the genre, but we do have a roundup of the best PlayStation shooters, too.
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