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The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games  

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Building has become a very popular genre within gaming, and there are plenty of PlayStation 4 titles that fit the mold. From Minecraft to Fortnite, let's rank the best PS4 building games available on the console right now.

One PlayStation 4 game with a building element is Fallout 4. Released in late 2015, the newest installment in the Fallout series added a new building and crafting mechanic to an already amazingly in-depth game. If you've never played No Man's Sky, they just released a huge update, so now is a good time to try it out. Other options include City Skyline, Conan Exiles, and Stardew Valley.

Not every building game on this list is a PS4 original - take 7 Days To Die for example, which came out in 2013. However, all these building games are currently available on the PlayStation Store, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite building game for PlayStation 4, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide if you're looking for more titles to play.

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Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action Role-Playing
Fallout 4 is an action role-playing game set in an open world environment, gameplay is similar to that of Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, the two previous primary iterations in the series. ...more

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Open world, Action game, Sandbox
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more

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7 Days to Die is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Survival Horror
In “7 Days to Die”, the player spawns into a randomly-generated world or the preset world of Navezgane, Arizona, with the objective of surviving for as long as possible against the elements and ...more
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Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Survival, Sandbox
Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In ...more

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Cities: Skylines is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
City-Building, Construction and Management Simulation
Cities: Skylines is a city-building game developed by Colossal Order and published by Paradox Interactive. The game is a single-player open-ended city-building simulation. Players engage in ...more

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Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action Adventure, Survival
Conan Exiles is a survival video game developed and published by Funcom for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is set in the world of Conan the Barbarian, with the custom ...more

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No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Adventure, Survival
No Man's Sky is an action-adventure survival game played from a first or third person perspective that allows players to engage in four principal activities: exploration, survival, combat, and ...more
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Surviving Mars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Simulation, Strategy
Surviving Mars is a simulation video game developed by Bulgarian Haemimont Games and published by Paradox Interactive. It was released on Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on ...more

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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more

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Tropico 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Construction And Management Simulation, Government Simulation
With multiplayer, diplomacy allows the players to share resources, construction workers, and electricity. Additionally, they are able to help each other with cash. Finally, players are able to ...more
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Portal Knights is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action Role-Playing, Survival
Portal Knights is an independent survival action role-playing video game developed by Keen Games and published by 505 Games. It was first released on Steam on 25 February 2016 and subsequently ...more

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Don't Starve Together is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action- Adventure, Survival
Don't Starve Together is a spin-off game of Don't Starve, and features the requested multiplayer mechanics. It is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play ...more

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Lego Worlds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Sandbox
Lego Worlds is a Lego sandbox game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game allows players to build constructions in a 3D procedurally ...more
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Frostpunk is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Frostpunk is a city-building survival game developed and published by 11 bit studios for Microsoft Windows. The player character starts out with a small group of survivors (that consist of ...more
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Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action-Adventure, Survival
Don't Starve is a 2013 action-adventure video game with survival and roguelike elements, developed and published by the indie company Klei Entertainment. The game was initially released via ...more

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Valhalla Hills is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Strategy, City Builder
Valhalla Hills is a building strategy game in the tradition of games like The Settlers or “Cultures”. The player has to lead his outcast Viking heroes to the top of a mountain, where a magical ...more
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How To Survive 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Survival Horror, Action Role-Playing
Players play as one of three survivors - the all rounded Kenji, the fast, arczar Abbie or the brawling Jack - shipwrecked on one of four zombie-infested islands that form an archipelago. How to ...more
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Fallout Shelter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Construction and Management Simulator
Fallout Shelter is a free-to-play simulation video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios, with assistance by Behaviour Interactive, and published by Bethesda Softworks. Part of the Fallout ...more

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Fallout 4 VR is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action Role-Playing
With the power of VR, you’ll be able to get up-close-and-personal with the dangers of a post-apocalyptic world as you fight for survival. Featuring new combat, crafting and building systems ...more
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Sheltered is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Survival, Construction and Management Simulator
Sheltered is a post-apocalyptic survival game developed by Unicube. Team17 published it on March 17, 2016, for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, IOS, Android and Nintendo Switch. ...more

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FAR: Lone Sails is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Vehicle Adventure
FAR: Lone Sails is an exploration adventure video game. In FAR, the player controls the driver of a large vehicle as they search through a post-apocalypse setting. The game's vehicle is a hybrid ...more
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How to Survive is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Action role-playing game
How to Survive is a survival horror action RPG video game developed by EKO Software and published by 505 Games. It was released on October 23, 2013 for the Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft Windows ...more
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Bridge Constructor Porta... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Simulation, Puzzle
Bridge Constructor Portal is an engineering simulation and puzzle video game set in the universe of the Portal series. Players are tasked with designing and constructing bridges to get one or ...more
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Fantastic Contraption is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Building, Virtual Reality
Fantastic Contraption is a puzzle game in which players use the motion controls to construct machines from building materials in order to meet challenges. Using basic components such as beams ...more
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Beholder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Building Games
Adventure, Strategy
Beholder is a video game about a life in a totalitarian State. The game was developed by Warm Lamp Games and published by Alawar Entertainment. Beholder is inspired by dystopian works of George ...more