Upcoming PS5 games 2021 and beyond

All the PS5 games confirmed for release in the next few months

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The new generation of consoles have been out for a while now, but due to the impact of the global pandemic, we’ve still had very little experience with true new-gen games. However, the list of upcoming PS5 games is growing, and it’s keeping fans optimistic for the future.

From triple-A games like Horizon Forbidden West to indie stunners like Stray, the future of PS5 games is looking pretty bright. But with ongoing delays, regular announcements, and stealth releases, it’s becoming increasingly tricky to keep track of all the new games.

So to ease the pressure on your old bones, we’ve put together an exhaustive list of the upcoming PS5 games for 2021 and beyond, helping you keep track of when and where you can play the next big game. If you’re interested in seeing what you’ll be able to get your hands on in the next couple of months, sit back, relax, and enjoy.

Here are all the upcoming PS5 games: 

Kena with a mast in one hand, looks at a little sprite on her shoulder

Kena: Bridge of Spirits

This lush action-adventure game looks like a movie straight out of the Dreamworks movie suite and we can’t wait to get our hands on it. The timed exclusive game puts you in the shoes as Kena, a spirit guide who helps free trapped spirits and helps ghosts to their final resting place.

  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits release date: September 21, 2021
  • Pre-order: Playstation Store

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Diablo II: Resurrected

This faithful remaster of the original game, plus its Lord of Destruction expansion will have you climbing the Forgotten Tower, forging a path through the Jungle of Kurast, and storming the gates of Hell for the first time in 20 years.

  • Diablo II: Resurrected release date: September 23, 2021
  • Pre-order: Amazon

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Death Stranding Director’s Cut

Hideo Kojima’s latest game has been recreated for the PS5 and this Director’s Cut includes everything from the original PS4 game and more. Players can expect improved graphics and lots of new weapons, equipment, vehicles, modes, missions, and storylines.

The game also takes advantage of the PS5 DualSense’s haptics.

  • Death Stranding Director’s Cut release date: September 24, 2021
  • Pre-order: Amazon

Ygami can be seen with a piece of evidence in his hand.

Lost Judgement

Yagami returns in Lost Judgment with a collection of new cases to solve as well as a murder mystery which is at the heart of the story. With a returning cast of beloved characters and the same trademark humour you know from RGG Studios’ other games, Lost Judgment looks like a real treat

  • Lost Judgement release date: September 24, 2021
  • Pre-order: TBC

FIFA 22

EA is bringing FIFA back with this latest instalment, which promises to improve long-standing modes like Career, Ultimate Team, and Pro Clubs. With changes to Divisions Rivals, Weekend League, and co-op play, there should be something for everyone.

It’s worth noting that EA Play subscribers get ten hours of early access gameplay from September 10, and Ultimate Edition owners will be able to play the game in full from September 27.

AlAn Wake Remastered

Alan Wake arrives on PlayStation for the first time with Alan Wake Remastered with enhanced visuals and all the DLC that was released back when the game first hit store shelves. This cult classic is worth checking out ahead of a rumoured Alan Wake sequel and PS5 will be the best place to do it.

  • Alan Wake Remastered release date: October 5, 2021
  • Pre-order: TBC

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Far Cry 6

In Far Cry 6, you’ll assume the role of resistance fighter Dani Rojas to attempt to break the island of Yara free from the tyrannical reign of dictator Anton Castillo. Expect the usual high-tempo, explosive combat usually found in Far Cry games.

  • Far Cry 6 release date: October 7, 2021
  • Pre-order: Ubisoft

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Back 4 Blood

Back 4 Blood is the third game Left 4 Dead fans have always wanted. its a snappy story-driven PvE mode that has a rogue-like element to keep each playthrough unique and a thrilling PvP mode that feels like its been plucked out of the original game, there’s lots to enjoy in Back 4 Blood.

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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

Eidos Montreal has taken on the Guardians of the Galaxy story and tried to put its own spin on it. In this game, you’ll play as Star-Lord in an attempt to save the galaxy from an ill-conceived mistake you’ve already made. The game has a set end, but the decisions you make throughout the game will affect how you get there.

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy release date: October 26, 2021
  • Pre-order: Amazon

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Riders Republic

This is the perfect game for the adrenaline junkies among you. Riders Republic is Ubisoft’s new extreme sports game and it’ll allow you to chuck yourself off various cliffs, slopes, and everything in between.

  • Riders Republic release date: October 28, 2021
  • Pre-order: Ubisoft

CALL OF DUTY VANGUARD

Call of Duty: Vanguard is the next Call of Duty game to hit the shelves and its campaign focuses on four individuals who changed the tide of the Second World War. Coming with a comprehensive multiplayer and a continuation of the Dark Aether zombies storyline, there’s something there for everyone.

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Jurassic World Evolution 2

Jurassic World Evolution 2 brings the park management came back with significant enhancements for PS5, such as a new narrative campaign, a selection of new dinosaur breeds, and a Chaos Theory mode that lets you experiment with the creatures.

  • Jurassic World Evolution 2 release date: November 9, 2021
  • Pre-order: TBC

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Battlefield 2042

This is a true Battlefield game, but unlike one we’ve ever seen before. Battlefield 2042 is online-only and will feature three modes: All-Out Warfare, Battlefield Portal, and Hazard Zone. The first two will feature 128-player battles and the last will put your survival skills to the test in a new innovative mode.

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Dying Light 2

This zombie hack and slasher will be making its way to PS5 in December after a number of delays. With more parkour, more terrifying zombies, and a faction-based map that’ll develop as you play, Techland’s sequel, which is set 20 years after the first game, will certainly keep you on your toes.

  • Dying Light 2 release date: December 7, 2021
  • Pre-order: Amazon

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Elden Ring

It’s true: Elden Ring is real and it’s coming to the PS5. This Dark Souls-esque game is written by none other than George R. R. Martin, and despite the fact we know basically nothing about it, we’re hyped.

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RAINBOW SIX EXTRACTION

Rainbow Six Extraction is Ubisoft’s new tactical game set inside the Rainbow Six universe. It borrows a lot of the Siege operators and their gadgets, but this time pits them against AI-enemies called the Archaean.

  • Rainbow Six Extraction release date: January 2022
  • Pre-order: Ubisoft
  • Aloy stands in front of an ancient-looking tower on a beach

    HORIZON FORBIDDEN WEST

    In this sequel, you’ll rejoin Aloy as she braves the Forbidden West, a dangerous frontier that conceals new hidden threats. During her journey, Aloy will meet new tribes and work out why humanity is heading for extinction before it’s too late.

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Sifu

A stylish beat-em-up game that focuses on hand-to-hand combat. Sifu, the new game from the creators behind Absolver, follows a young Kung Fu student on a quest to hold the murderers of his family to justice.

  • Sifu release date: February 22, 2022
  • Pre-order: TBC

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Saints Row

The Saints are back, this time in rebooted fashion. Opting for a modern contemporary feeling this Saints Row reboot keeps the core gameplay of the franchise but tells a unique story focusing on building up a crime empire and becoming self-made.

  • Saints Row release date: February 25, 2022
  • Pre-order: TBC

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Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7 is the next entry in the popular racing series built from the ground-up for PS5, to take advantage of all the hardware features the console offers. With a full campaign mode, livery editor, a collection of legendary circuits and multiplayer, the package Polyphony Digital are offering is a complete one for fans of the franchise.

  • Gran Turismo 7 release date: March 4, 2022
  • Pre-order: TBC
  • Trevor points at something while Michael looks on

    GTA 5 REMASTERED

    A new and improved version of Grand Theft Auto 5 is on the way for PS5 users and it comes with new and improved graphics and performance. Rockstar says we’re also getting additional in-game content too, but we’re not sure what just yet.

    • GTA 5 remastered release date: March 2022
    • Pre-order: Amazon

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Marvel’s Midnight Suns

Marvel gets dark with Firaxis’ tactical RPG Marvel’s Midnight Suns. Coming face to face with Supernatural forces, you will unite heroes, teaming them up against a force known as Lilith. Firaxis are one of the best tactical game developers so we are sure to be in store for a great Marvel game with Midnight Suns.

  • Marvel’s Midnight Suns release date: March 2022
  • Pre-order: TBC

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STRAY

In this adventure game, you’ll explore a world filled with robots as a stray cat on a quest to find its family. Before you find them though, you’ll need to solve a whole host of puzzles, including moving obstacles and platforms.

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Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection

Bringing Uncharted 4 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy together in one package, the Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves collection remasters both titles for PS5, complete with enhanced visuals and PS5 feature support. Both games are a great conclusion to the franchise and there is no reason not to play them again on PS5.

  • Uncharted: Legacy Of Thieves Collection release date: Early 2022 TBC
  • Pre-order: TBC

Frey can be seen on a train.

Forspoken

As Frey Holland, you leave the real world and travel to the mysterious land of Athia and learn to fight and use the powers of the land to survive. With large, open environments and tight combat, the ambitious RPG comes from Square Enix’s new in-house team Luminous Productions. Designed for PS5, the game will make use of everything Sony’s new console has to offer.

  • Forspoken release date: Spring 2022 TBC
  • Pre-order: TBC

A man in a mask stands in front of a Tori gate in the Neon-lit streets of Tokyo

GHOSTWIRE TOKYO

In this spooky action-adventure, you’ll need to use a powerful arsenal of spectral abilities to fight the deadly supernatural forces that have overrun Tokyo, causing 99% of the population to disappear overnight.

Some of the game's characters are pictured including Darth Vader.

LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

All nine films in the franchise come together in the biggest and most ambitious LEGO game to date. Evolving the gameplay formula with set-pieces, an over-the-shoulder camera and a number of other changes LEGO: Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga lets you explore all of the films in any order you wish.

  • LEGO: Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga: Spring 2022
  • Pre-order: TBC

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God of War: Ragnarok

A new God of War game is on the way, but it doesn’t have an official name yet. Fans have nicknamed the game God of War: Ragnarok because all we’ve seen so far from trailers is a Norse symbol and a confirmation that Ragnarok is coming.

  • God of War: Ragnarok release date: 2022 TBC
  • Pre-order: TBC

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Marvel’s Spider-man 2

Miles and Peter team up together to take down Venom in the sequel to one of the best selling PS4 exclusives. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will elevate the gameplay from both Marvel’s Spider-Man and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 release date: 2023 TBC
  • Pre-order: TBC

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Marvel’s Wolverine

Insomniac lend their talents to a grittier, darker, more emotional tale in the Marvel universe. Despite being early in development, the game is highly anticipated and will no doubt make a big splash when it releases.

  • Marvel’s Wolverine release date: TBC
  • Pre-order: TBC

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OVERWATCH 2

We still don’t know much about Overwatch 2, but we do know Blizzard is making a number of changes to the make-up of the game. Multiplayer games are moving to a 5v5 format, new characters are going to be introduced, and there’ll be PvE modes to play.

Phew, that’s a lot of upcoming PS5 games. As you can see there’s plenty on the horizon, but if you’re looking to get stuck into something while you wait, make sure to check out our best PS5 games and best PS4 games list. There’ll be something in there you’ll like, we promise.

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