It is always an exciting time in the video game community when a new generation of consoles usher in a whole new age of gaming with never-before-seen graphics and performance. The PlayStation 5 will be the next-generation console for the fan-favorite Sony gaming platform. With the PS4 having historic success over the past few years, fans are expecting the PS5 to continue to provide high-quality gaming experiences heading into the future. You have to have great games to be a good console, and fortunately for prospective PS5 players there already been a handful of games confirmed to be coming to the console in the future. With this in mind, we have gathered together all of the officially confirmed games for the PS5 so far.
Confirmed PS5 Games
Call of Duty: Warzone
Over 60 million players have experienced the high-octane action of Call of Duty: Warzone following the Battle Royale’s official release. Fortunately for fans, they will be able to continue to enjoy everything that Call of Duty: Warzone has to offer on the PS5. Warzone will be the one constant in the Call of Duty franchise, as it continues to release a yearly main series game every year on the next-generation of consoles.
Dying Light 2
Dying Light 2 is the next entry in the parkour zombie slaying franchise and will be one of the games that cross generations when it comes to the PS4 and PS5. Players moving onto the PS5 will still be able to enjoy all of the intense and exciting action that Dying Light 2 is ready to show players brave enough to dive into its terrifying world.
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Assassins Creed Valhalla
Assassins Creed Valhalla will be just like Dying Light 2 in the fact that it will be made available on PS4 in addition to being one of the first significant games for the PS5. Players who dive into the next entry in the legendary franchise will get to play as a Warrior in the Viking era in what will be the most ambitious title in the Assassins Creed franchise so far.
Rainbow Six Quarantine
The PS5 will be home to the next entry in the fan-favorite Rainbow Six franchise when Rainbow Six Quarantine releases. This game will see players engage in adrenaline-fueled player versus environment combat where they must fend off against a mutated alien parasite infecting humans and their surroundings.
Rainbow Six Siege
Rainbow Six Siege is one of the most popular competitive multiplayer games in the world. Fortunately for fans of Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft has confirmed that it will be launch day title for the PS5, which means that you will not have to stop collecting your highlight kills and wins when you switch to the next-generation console later this year.
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
PS5 players will have the chance to experience the newest video game in The Lord of the Rings franchise when the stealth adventure game, known as The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, makes its arrival to fans on the PS5 console. Fans will be able to experience the fascinating world in a whole new way with the powerful graphics and performance capabilities of the PS5 when the title launches in 2021.
It would be hard to imagine something cooler than being a space ninja. Warframe allows players to do just that and will continue to do so when the PS5 launches. Players on the next-generation of consoles will be able to experience the vast universe and exciting gameplay that Warframe has to offer when it crosses into the next age of console gaming. Welcome, Tenno!
Watch Dogs: Legion
Watch Dogs: Legion is set to the most daring entry in the hacker themed franchise considering it will allow players to play as any character in the game where the two previous entries focused on one playable protagonist. Players will be able to experience this revolutionary kind of gameplay on the PS5 thanks to Watch Dogs: Legion being confirmed to be a launch title for the next-generation console.
WRC 9 is the next entry in the World Rally Racing franchise and will release on current-generation consoles on September 3rd. Players who will be making the switch to the PS5 do not have to worry, however, as WRC9 is officially coming to the next-generation of consoles. It will be another cross-generational game for the PS4 and PS5 platforms.
Square Enix and People Can Fly will be entering the looter-shooter genre when its third-person shooter Outriders becomes available for players to jump into and enjoy. Outriders is another highly anticipated game that will see its release take place on the PS4 and the PS5. Players switching to the next-generation of consoles will not have to worry about not being able to enjoy all of the action that Outriders will be dishing out to the community.
Gothic is a cult-classic that has been a favorite for plenty of players to enjoy. Fortunately, fans of Gothic will be able to enjoy the game with the latest in gaming hardware thanks to THQ Nordic, revealing that it would be making a full-fledged remake of Gothic for the PS5. Those who have stuck with the original will now be rewarded with a completely revamped experience for the PS5.
Godfall is a fantasy RPG that will be one of the first looter-slashers on the next-generation of consoles. It was actually the very first confirmed game for the PS5, which has no doubt drawn plenty of attention to what it will be bringing players with its universe filled with powerful knights and arcane magic. There is no doubt that Godfall will be providing plenty of fun for PS5 players and set a precedent for the kinds of high-quality experiences players will be able to have on the next-generation console.
Details on the next entry in the iconic Battlefield franchise are very scarce to where no one knows what exactly it will be about or what it will entail. However, EA confirmed in an interview with Gamespot that Battlefield 6 will be “targeting new innovation that will be enabled by next-gen platforms.” It remains to be seen if Battlefield 6 will appear on the current generation of consoles, but there is no doubt that PS5 players will be able to enjoy all of the action that Battlefield 6 is ready to provide to first-person shooter fans.
The PS5 is not even available for players to enjoy yet but already has a plethora of confirmed games injecting plenty of excitement into the video game community. There will be even more games confirmed for the PS5 leading up to its release and following its official debut on the market. Plenty of jaw-dropping and adrenaline-fueled stories and experiences will be told and provided on the PS5 through these confirmed games above and the ones that will arrive on the next-generation console in the future. What ones are you looking forward to the most?
Skol! Viking fans around the world raised when Assassin’s Creed Valhalla was officially revealed as the next title in Ubisoft’s sneaky-stabby series. While the setting for Valhalla brings us much closer to the present, Norse culture is no less rich and chock full of excitement. So what does this mean for us?
Nicholas Barth is a lover of all games but has cultivated a powerful fondness for first-person shooters and battle royales over the years. You can find him either writing to help players understand their favorite games better or diving deep into an esports scene that he knows he has no chance of being good enough to compete in himself. You can find him on Twitter @budah62