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?

Game Release Date Link
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!

Far Cry New Dawn

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!

Metro Exodus

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!

Anthem

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.

The Division 2

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!

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

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?

Days Gone

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!

Shenmue 3

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!

Death Stranding

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.

No matter which video game genres you enjoy best, PS4 has you covered this year! Be sure to check out Walmart Canada’s video game section for all PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One titles!

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