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The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020 

Kyle Townsend
Updated March 27, 2020 28 votes 4 voters 15 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite new PlayStation 4 releases.

We’re ranking the best PS4 games of 2020. While Sony’s acclaimed console is known for its addictive exclusives like Horizon Zero Dawn and Spider-Man, this year’s roster of new games includes some of the biggest and most-anticipated releases in recent years.

From the long-awaited Final Fantasy VII remake to highly anticipated sci-fi extravaganzas like Cyberpunk 2077 and more, there are plenty of awesome PS4 games to check out this year. Sure, there have been plenty of exciting PlayStation releases in recent years, but what are your top picks for the best PS4 games this year?

Vote up all your favorite new PS4 games, and vote down all the titles you tried but couldn’t get into. And if your favorite new PS4 games are missing, add them below. Don’t forget to check back often as we update this list with more games.

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Atelier Ayesha is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX

Genres (Video game): Role-playing video game

Metacritic score: 80%

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Gust Co. Ltd. The character designs are by Hidari. It is the fourteenth title in the Atelier series, ...more
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Doom Eternal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (id Software)

Genres (Video game): First-person shooter

Doom Eternal is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is the fifth main title in the Doom series and a sequel to 2016's Doom. Players once again ...more
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Granblue Fantasy Versus ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Arc System Works)

Genres (Video game): Fighting, role-playing game

Granblue Fantasy Versus is a 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works for the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows. Granblue Fantasy Versus is mainly a fighting game where the goal is to ...more
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Darksiders Genesis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Airship Syndicate)

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure game, Hack and slash

Metacritic score: 76%

Darksiders Genesis is a top-down hack and slash action role-playing video game developed by American studio Airship Syndicate and published by THQ Nordic. The game was released for Stadia and ...more
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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (CyberConnect2)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing

Metacritic score: 74%

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a semi open-world action role-playing game developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the Dragon Ball franchise, released for ...more
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One-Punch Man: A Hero No... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Spike Chunsoft)

Genres (Video game): Fighting

Metacritic score: N/A

One-Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows is an upcoming fighting video game developed by Spike Chunsoft and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment. Based on the manga series One-Punch Man, it will be ...more
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Journey to the Savage Pl... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Typhoon Studios)

Genres (Video game): First-person adventure

Metacritic score: 76% (PC)

Journey to the Savage Planet is a satirical take on space exploration. As an explorer for Kindred Aerospace (the fourth-best interstellar exploration company), you’ve been sent to AR Y-26, an ...more
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Zombie Army 4: Dead War ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Rebellion Developments)

Genres (Video game): Tactical shooter, survival horror

Metacritic score: 72%

Zombie Army 4: Dead War is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed and published by Rebellion Developments. It is a sequel to the 2015 compilation game Zombie Army Trilogy, ...more
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Hunt: Showdown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Crytek)

Genres (Video game): First-person shooter, survival horror

Metacritic score: 80%

Hunt: Showdown is a first-person shooter survival horror video game published by Crytek. The game is set in the late 1890s, and details the hunters who take down various monsters that have ...more
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Dreams is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Media Molecule)

Genres (Video game): Game creation system

Metacritic score: 89%

Dreams is a game creation system developed by Media Molecule and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. The game puts focus on 'play, create and share', and allows ...more
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Romance of the Three Kin... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Koei)

Genres (Video game): Strategy

Metacritic score: N/A

Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIV, also known as Sangokushi 14, is the 14th installment in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms (Sangokushi) strategy game series by Koei. It was released on January ...more
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Nioh 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (Team Ninja)

Genres (Video game): Action role-playing

Nioh 2 is an action role-playing game developed by Team Ninja. A sequel to Nioh (2017), the game was released for the PlayStation 4 on March 13, 2020 and was published by Koei Tecmo in Japan and ...more
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My Hero One's Justice 2 ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020

Genres (Video game): Fighting

My Hero One's Justice 2, also known as My Hero Academia: One's Justice 2 in Japan, is 3D battle action fighter video game. It is a sequel to 2018's My Hero One's Justice. It was released on ...more
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MLB The Show 20 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020
Released: 2020 (SIE San Diego Studio)

Genres (Video game): Sports

MLB The Show 20 is a baseball video game by SIE San Diego Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, based on Major League Baseball (MLB). It is the fifteenth entry of the MLB: The ...more
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One Piece: Pirate Warrio... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New PS4 Games Of 2020

Genres (Video game): Action-adventure Beat 'em up

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 is an action-adventure video game developed by Omega Force (Koei Tecmo) and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, ...more