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It’s no secret that PlayStation is known for it’s expansive game library, and this year we have many popular franchises returning as well as new games with new worlds to explore and take up all of our free time. In this article we have picked 5 PlayStation games that we cannot wait to play this year. Most of these titles are set to release over the next weeks so that’s all the more reason to get excited!

Let’s start our list with a title from a fan-favorite franchise.

Assassin’s Creed Mirage

Assassin's Creed Mirage Gameplay

Assassin’s Creed Mirage is an upcoming action-adventure game that fans of the genre are extremely excited about. The game, developed by Ubisoft Bordeaux and published by Ubisoft, takes players on a voyage through the Islamic Golden Age in ninth-century Baghdad, following the story of Basim Ibn Ishaq, a street thief who becomes a full-fledged member of the Assassin Brotherhood. The game offers a new but nostalgic experience, returning to the series’ roots with a focus on linear storytelling and stealth gameplay, both of which were prominent in earlier installments.

The open-world environment, parkour, close-quarter combat, and stealth are all important gameplay features that players can engage in. In addition, players will have access to a variety of weapons and gadgets to enhance their gameplay experience. Assassin’s Creed Mirage is an exhilarating and thrilling gaming experience for lovers of the franchise, thanks to its deep plot, compelling gameplay, and rich open-world environment.

It also offers a distinct location, new characters, and story while paying homage to the original game in the series and bringing back the features that made the franchise popular. It is a game that will appeal to both new and old fans of the franchise, making it a must-play for everyone who enjoys action-adventure, stealth, and open-world games.

Dead Space

Dead Space Remake Gameplay

Dead Space is an upcoming survival horror game that is certain to both frighten and enthrall lovers of the genre. The game, developed by Motive Studio and published by Electronic Arts, is a remake of the 2008 game of the same name, providing players with a richer and more immersive experience. The story of the game follows Isaac Clarke, a crewman aboard a repair vessel sent to the USG Ishimura, a gigantic planetary mining ship that has gone silent, as he tries to save his remaining crewmates and find the truth behind Ishimura’s loss while being attacked by mutated human corpses.

The survival horror aspect of the game is accentuated by its intense and scary atmosphere, which is established through the game’s jaw-dropping visual fidelity, ambient audio, and gameplay advancements. In order to survive, players will be totally immersed in the science fiction scenario as they travel the derelict spaceship, solving puzzles and fending off terrifying creatures. The game also includes an uninterrupted sequence shot, which improves the whole experience and adds to the sensation of immersion and tension. The game also promises to reveal additional mysteries not found in the original, making it a must-play for everyone who enjoys survival horror and wants to play a game that will keep them on the edge of their seat.

Star Wars: Jedi Survivor

Star Wars: Jedi Survivor

Respawn Entertainment’s highly anticipated Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is a third-person action-adventure game set in the expansive Star Wars universe. The game begins five years after the events of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and follows the continuing path of Cal Kestis, a great Jedi Knight, as he faces the Galactic Empire’s ever-increasing darkness. As they take control of Cal and navigate through an untamed galaxy, players will experience a new level of immersion as they discover new worlds and familiar frontiers, each with its own biomes, obstacles, and threats. The game has an advanced cinematic combat system, as well as new Force abilities and lightsaber fighting styles, allowing players to take on a slew of opponents and unravel the secrets that lie ahead.

Players will be compelled to make tough decisions as they continue Cal’s adventure in order to save those dearest to them. Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, which is slated to be released on March 17, 2023, promises to provide an exciting and immersive gaming experience for lovers of the Star Wars series and action-adventure games alike. The game will include a single-player story option, and it will be interesting to see how it bridges the gap between the two titles.

Season: A Letter to the Future

Season: A Letter To The Future Gameplay

Season: A Letter to the Future is a widely anticipated game that promises to take players on an enthralling journey of discovery. The game follows Estelle, a young woman from a remote village, as she embarks on an excursion to gather memories before a devastating disaster threatens to sweep everything away. The gameplay is centered around exploration, documentation, social interactions, and discovering the secrets of the mysterious world around Estelle.

Players will be given tools such as a camera and microphone to document and record various aspects of their surroundings, leading to moments of introspection and curiosity. The PlayStation 5 DualSense controller will enhance the gameplay experience by letting players feel the tactile sensation of the terrain beneath Estelle’s tires and find hidden places and new discoveries when wandering off the beaten path. The game’s objective is to inspire players to seek personal meaning and understanding, as well as answers to the larger concerns of what this season signifies and why it is ending.

Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy Gameplay

Hogwarts Legacy is an upcoming open-world action RPG that immerses players in the magical world of Harry Potter, set in the 1800s. Players assume the character of a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry student who bears the key to an ancient mystery that threatens to split the wizarding world in two. Players can freely travel Hogwarts, Hogsmeade, the Forbidden Forest, and the surrounding Overland area, learning spells, brewing potions, growing plants, and tending to magical beasts. Players can also get sorted into their house, forge relationships, and master skills to become the witch or wizard they want to be.

The game also features an unexplored era, where players can uncover a hidden truth from the past, battle against trolls, Dark Wizards, goblins and more, as they face a dangerous villain threatening the fate of the wizarding world. The game offers numerous customization options for players to create their own character, from choosing your appearance, house, and gender to customizing voice, body type and adding accessories such as glasses. Players can also upgrade different spells, talents, and abilities, as they progress in the game, and make the room of requirement according to their own preference. The game promises an exciting adventure for players to immerse themselves in the magical world of Harry Potter and discover new stories and characters.

Thank you for taking the time to read our list of PlayStation 5 Games. Are there any games you’re excited for this year? Let us know by leaving a comment down below.