PlayStation 4 is getting an incredible lineup of games on the horizon. Check out our top 10 games releasing in 2019!
Fresh off the heels of an outstanding year in 2018, Sony is ready to take on 2019 full a phenomenal catalogue of first-party and third-party titles to support the PlayStation 4 console. Recently, Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the PlayStation 4 has crossed the threshold of 91.6 million consoles sold—so there’s a good chance one is in your home.
If that is the case, you might be wondering what games are coming down the pipeline. On the flip side, you may be looking for an upcoming title that will be a great entry point as you purchase a new PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 4 Pro.
With so many fun and exciting games on the way, I have compiled a list of games that deserve your attention. Let’s dive in, shall we?
|Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition||January 11, 2019||Buy Now|
|Onimusha Warlords||January 15, 2019|
|Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown||January 18, 2019||Buy Now|
|Resident Evil 2||January 25, 2019||Buy Now|
|Kingdom Hearts 3||January 29, 2019||Buy Now|
|Apex Legends||February 4, 2019|
|God Eater 3||February 8, 2019||Buy Now|
|Far Cry New Dawn||February 15, 2019||Buy Now|
|Jump Force||February 15, 2019||Buy Now|
|Metro Exodus||February 15, 2019||Buy Now|
|ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove||February 15, 2019|
|Death end re;Quest||February 19, 2019||Buy Now|
|Steins;Gate Elite||February 19, 2019||Buy Now|
|Anthem||February 22, 2019||Buy Now|
|NieR: Automata – Game of the YoRHa Edition||February 26, 2019||Buy Now|
|DiRT Rally 2.0||February 26, 2019|
|Trials Rising||February 26, 2019|
|The LEGO Movie 2 Videogame||February 26, 2019||Buy Now|
|Dead or Alive 6||March 1, 2019||Buy Now|
|Left Alive||March 5, 2019||Buy Now|
|Devil May Cry 5||March 8, 2019||Buy Now|
|The Caligula Effect: Overdose||March 12, 2019|
|LEGO Marvel Collection||March 12, 2019||Buy Now|
|Tom Clancy’s The Division 2||March 12, 2019||Buy Now|
|One Piece: World Seeker||March 15, 2019||Buy Now|
|SNK 40th Anniversary Collection||March 19, 2019||Buy Now|
|Fate/Extella Link||March 19, 2019|
|Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice||March 22, 2019||Buy Now|
|MLB The Show 19||March 26, 2019||Buy Now|
|The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel||March 26, 2019|
|Assassin’s Creed III Remastered||March 29, 2019||Buy Now|
|Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition||April 3, 2019|
|Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy||April 9, 2019|
|Dangerous Driving||April 9, 2019||Buy Now|
|Zanki Zero: Last Beginning||April 9, 2019||Buy Now|
|Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain||April 11, 2019|
|World War Z||April 16, 2019||Buy Now|
|Mortal Kombat 11||April 23, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Days Gone||April 26, 2019||Preorder Now|
|UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure||April 26, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Rage 2||May 14, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Sniper Elite V2 Remastered||May 14, 2019|
|Bubsy: Paws On Fire||May 16, 2019|
|Castlevania: Anniversary Edition||May 16, 2019|
|Team Sonic Racing||May 21, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Everybody’s Golf VR||May 21, 2019|
|Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland||May 21, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Blood & Truth||May 28, 2019|
|Lapis x Labyrinth||May 28, 2019||Preorder Now|
|The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II||May 28, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Kingdom Come: Deliverance – Royal Edition||May 28, 2019|
|Trover Saves the Universe||May 31, 2019||Preorder Now|
|The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr||June 4, 2019||Preorder Now|
|MotoGP 19||June 6, 2019|
|Vacation Simulator||June 18, 2019|
|Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled||June 21, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Judgment||June 25, 2019|
|Guacamelee! One-Two Punch Collection||June 25, 2019|
|F1 2019||June 28, 2019|
|Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers||July 2, 2019|
|Stranger Things 3: The Game||July 4, 2019|
|Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle||July 5, 2019|
|Dragon Quest Builders 2||July 12, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Wolfenstein: Youngblood||July 26, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot||July 26, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Kill la Kill The Game: IF||July 26, 2019|
|Shenmue III||August 27, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Control||August 27, 2019|
|Catherine: Full Body||September 3, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Borderlands 3||September 13, 2019||Preorder Now|
|Star Wars – Jedi: Fallen Order||November 15, 2019||Preorder Now|
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Now that you’ve seen the PS4 video games list for 2019, let’s take a closer look at some of the highlights!
Release Date: February 15, 2019
Ubisoft Montreal returns to the fictional Hope County, Montana for the first direct sequel to a Far Cry game. After the climax of Far Cry 5 left Hope County in utter shambles, Far Cry New Dawn picks up 17 years later, and find the survivors rebuilding a new world.
Hours of over-the-top gameplay will be available as many of the usual staples of the Far Cry series are present—large open-world exploration, reclaiming outposts, etc. However, Ubisoft Montreal aims to put a spin on a few key aspects. For starters, who doesn’t want to be able to craft their own buzz-saw crossbow? I know I do!
Release Date: February 15, 2019
4A Games is finally taking players outside of the Russian tunnels. Based on Dmitry Glukhovsky’s line of Metro novels, 4A Games is ready to unleash the third game in Metro series. Metro Exodus will open up the world and finally let players freely explore the surface level.
Series protagonist, Artyom now has the chance to get a breath of fresh air as his journey across Russia begins. Featuring a dynamic day and night cycle, players will get a chance to absorb all the gorgeous details—when not fighting off mutated creatures that is!
Release Date: February 22, 2019
Exosuits have never looked better! BioWare’s newest IP is in the running for one of 2019’s best-looking games. Jump into Anthem with a group of friends or explore the world on your own. Either way, you’ll be able to fly around in your own customizable Javelin.
BioWare is known for expansive, open-worlds, and with Casey Hudson at the helm, Anthem will likely have a ton of rich lore to go through.
Release Date: March 15, 2019
Another great game for players looking to squad up with friends is Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment’s The Division 2. Opposed to the NYC street, players are now placed in Washington D.C. Players can dive in on their own or form a group of four to take back the city.
The Division is known for grinding out missions to unlock new loot and customizable items for your character. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can take a stroll through the “Dark Zone” for some serious challenge and a shot at some rare items—hope to see you in there!
Release Date: March 22, 2019
If you’re like me and enjoy the challenging games that come from Hidetaka Miyazaki and his team at FromSoftware, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice should be on your radar. Instead of the gothic-inspired backdrop players of Dark Souls and Bloodborne fans may be accustomed to, 1500s Japan was used as an inspirational focal point.
On top of that, FromSoftware has developed a way to incorporate more verticality into their game. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gives players a grappling hook, encouraging faster gameplay. So, when you’re not dodging an enemy’s axe or sword, you can swing to a nearby rooftop, or over a wall. Everything is better with a grappling hook, right?
Release Date: April 26, 2019
This is an exciting one! SIE Bend Studio’s Days Gone makes the list as the first PlayStation exclusive game. Bend Studio has been relatively quiet this console generation, tinkering with their survival-horror title—and it seems to have paid off!
Nothing gets the heart racing than witnessing a horde of “freakers” charging towards you. Those these zombie-like foes won’t be your only enemy. Playing as Decon St. John, you’ll come across other bandits, which will allow you to get a little creative in how you deal with them. Set up a trap, or lure one of the undead over to them—put those brains to good use!
Release Date: August 27, 2019
Neilo and Ys Net have been working tirelessly to bring the next installment of Ryo Hazuki’s story to fruition. It has been 14 years since we last caught up with Ryo and for a while, it seemed like we’d never get to see his story conclude.
Thankfully, Sony’s E3 conference back in 2015 revealed a Kickstarter campaign that was being launched to help the development of Shenmue 3. After a successful campaign, and four years of development time, the wait is almost over! Fans that grew up playing the first game 20 years ago are very eager to reach the conclusion of Ryo’s story.
The Outer Worlds
Release Date: TBA 2019
As soon as we got a glimpse of The Outer Worlds during The Game Awards 2018, it made my list. Development Studio, Obsidian Entertainment know RPG games inside and out. Add to that, Leonard Boyarsky and Tim Cain, who had critical roles during the creator of the original Fallout, are helming the project.
From what we’ve seen so far, The Outer Worlds features a fun assortment of characters living on a planet where sci-fi meets the 1940s—think Bioshock in space. This will also mark the last Obsidian Entertainment title to be released on the PlayStation 4 as development was already underway when Microsoft acquired the studio last year.
The Last of Us: Part Two
Release Date: TBA
Sony’s Naughty Dog studio has continually delivered top-tier story-driven games. While The Last of Us: Part Two still does not have a firm 2019 release date, many have speculated this is the year we reunite with Ellie and presumably Joel—who we have not seen in the previews.
Based on the few trailers we have seen so far, The Last of Us: Part Two flaunts incredibly detailed character models and environments. While story elements have been kept close to Naughty Dog’s chest, if it’s even half as impactful as the first, we’re in for a real an emotional ride!
Release Date: TBA
Wrapping up this list is the most mysterious game this generation, Death Stranding. Helmed by esteemed game director, Hideo Kojima, Death Stranding has had people around the world theorizing what this game is all about.
Featuring a star-studded cast including Norman Reedus, Mads Mikkelsen, and Lindsay Wagner, Death Stranding is another title that looks to push the limits on fidelity. Kojima Productions have released several trailers, each more cryptic than the last. Few gameplay mechanics have been revealed, though Kojima has explained that Death Stranding tackles the concept of life and death in a way uncommon in modern video games.