With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s not less than a miracle that Sony managed to launch its PS5 console timely. However, many high-profile games planned to release in 2021 suffered delays. What does a PS5 owner do if he won’t be able to play a new installment until 2022? Luckily, there are many games worth playing that have arrived for PS5.
Although PS5 is just a few months old, it’s difficult to get a hold of it. It has a flourishing list of amazing games to give a shot. From family adventures to third-party hooligans with enticing backdrops, the all-new PS5 games have something to offer to all of us. As PS5 is pretty new, you can expect plenty of games that will roll out later this year or next year.
Moreover, PS5 comes with comprehensive backward compatibility which allows you to play the best PS4 games on your brand new console.
Confused about which game to try? No problem, we have come up with this list of the best PS5 games you must try in 2021. Keep on reading to know more about the best PS5 games and ascertain which one serves your liking.
List of 9 Best New PS5 Games for 2021
Let’s have a look at the best PS5 games one by one.
1. Demon’s Souls
Do you remember which was the most taxing game on PS3? It was Demon’s Souls. It returns with a remake on PS5. Demon’s Souls comes up with many changes to the original version and added new features. Demon’s Souls comes with next-gen visuals. Its loading time is at most 3 seconds making level transitions extra smooth.
It is famous for its spine-chilling combats, dark fantasy elements, and enriching moments that make you feel on top of the world as you finish them. It has a multiple-player mode as well. We can say, it’s fairly difficult and time and again it will check your perseverance. But the result makes it worth giving a try. With practice and hundreds of attempts, you can become a pro at it.
2. Hitman 3
Hitman 3 is the final chapter of the Hitman trilogy that started in 2016. It has received critics’ love as it has mind-blowing twists and turns to keep the player on his toes. Beautiful storytelling and well-built characters make it different from the earlier series. On the other hand, there isn’t much change in the way of assassination.
Hitman 3 comes with a gripping storyline set in new locations like China, Argentina, and Dubai. Each location has impressive graphic visuals which makes it visually appealing. Adding all the new elements, we can say Hitman 3 deserves to be on the list of best PS5 games.
Hitman series fans can enjoy all the seasons on the PS5 console. The level and progress of both predecessors can also be imported to Hitman 3. Don’t you think that’s cool?
3. Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima looks breathtaking on PS5 and the credit goes to its recent update and increased graphical horsepower. You can play it at 60fps even while running on the highest resolution mode. Ghost of Tsushima also has a brand-new multiple-player mode named Legends.
Overall we can say as compared with PS4, it works like magic on PS5. The enhanced game’s responsiveness with incredible scenery and cinematic shots make it one of the must-have games.
4. It Takes Two
Are you looking for a co-op game? It Takes Two is the best co-op game available on PS5. It’s fun, adventurous, and entertaining that both gamers, as well as non-gamers, will like. This game is made by taking elements from different games and connecting them to come up with a new game. You can invite your friend to play even if he doesn’t have the game using the Friend’s Pass option. The best thing about this game is that kids can also play it.
5. Astro’s Playroom
After Wii Sports, Astro Playroom is an amazing pack-in game. It perfectly demonstrates what the new system of Sony can do. This gem comes pre-installed on every PS5 console. Astro Playroom’s main highlights are satisfying 3D audio along with crystal-clear 4K graphics.
The DualSense controller offers numerous features one must try. Sony’s adaptive triggers and new haptic feedback make you feel all the possible sensations. Astro Playroom gives a dreamlike, magical experience which everyone should experience before jumping to other games. Not to mention, it is a family-friendly game that is entertaining and fun. And it’s a fairly short 6 hours game that will keep you hooked till the end.
6. Dirt 5
Dirt 5 is a PS5 exclusive racing game. If you’re a Forza or Mario fan, this game is a must-try for you. Dirt 5 is an off-road racing contest wherein you follow different race modes like off-roading, ice racing, etc. For racing, you have beautiful cars, beetles, trucks, buggies. And the racing events are set in different locations from China to New York City.
Dirt 5 is the best series that allows enough driving time for everyone. It’s a wonderful game even for new players and offers a lot to do.
Another PS5 exclusive RPG is Godfall. It is set in a fantasy world with 5 varied dimensions of Air, Water, Earth, Spirit, and Fire. Players are designated with the role of a member to fend off catastrophe. Godfall offers 5 armor sets to its players and they have to make a choice out of them. Players can go with a polearm, dual blades, two-handed sword, longsword, or a two-handed war hammer.
Not only the customizations, but it also comes with both one-player mode and co-op. Players can also select drop-in or drop-out mod. It helps to motivate them to play as much as they want and then jump out of the ongoing battle.
8. Destiny 2
Destiny 2 falls into the category of challenging games. Its free version has lured many but later they get puzzled from where to begin. However, for all its die-hard fans Destiny 2 has a lot in stores. Due to the incredible next-gen update and expansion in Beyond Light, Destiny 2 has improved manifold. Loading time is reduced and performance is enhanced that demonstrates the mind-blowing backdrop and brawls perfectly.
Control is an intuitive and fast-moving action game. It is built by the same team who’s behind Max Payne. Its storyline revolves around a mid-century office building.
The admirable thing about this game is that it’s aware of the fact when to take itself sincerely (when a projectile hits a cabinet with flawless animation), and when to appreciate the absurd nonsense (when the plot and world-building enters). Control got a new life after the upgrade for the PS5. It can be rightly said, Control never looked better than this.
To conclude we can say the PS5 games head to a strong start. However, many exclusive games aren’t launched till now. It’s expected they will roll out later this year or next year. Till then you can enjoy our top 9 recommendations.
With that being said we come to the end. We hope you found this comprehensive list covering every genre of games helpful and insightful.