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The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games 

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Updated May 18, 2020 1k votes 205 voters 7.3k views 25 items

When it comes to good sci-fi games for PlayStation 4, there is a great amount of variety. For that reason, we're ranking the best PS4 sci-fi games, with the help of your votes. 

One of the newest PlayStation 4 science fiction games is Detroit: Become Human. Released in early 2018, the newest installment from developer Quantic Dream allows you to decide the fate of the characters you play in this next generation choose your own adventure game. If you never played Horizon Zero Dawn, it's a must-play sci fi game for any PS4 owner. Other options include No Man's Sky, Warframe, and the very underrated Prey from Bethesda.

A few of the sci-fi games on this list are PlayStation 4 exclusives - take Infamous: Second Son for example, which came out in 2014. All these sci-fi games are currently available on the PlayStation Store, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite sci-fi game for PS4, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide if you're looking for more titles to play.

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Horizon Zero Dawn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2017 (Guerrilla Games)

Genres (Video game): Open World, Action-Adventure, Stealth

Horizon Zero Dawn is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The plot revolves around Aloy, a hunter and archer living ...more

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Detroit: Become Human is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Genres (Video game): Adventurer

Detroit: Become Human is an adventure game developed by Quantic Dream and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, released worldwide on 25 May 2018. The plot revolves ...more

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Prey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Prey is a 2017 first-person shooter video game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. In Prey, the player controls Morgan Yu while exploring the space station Talos I, ...more
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2016 (Eidos Montréal)

Genres (Video game): Action RPG, First Person Shooter, Stealth

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is an action role-playing stealth video game developed by Eidos Montréal and published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One in August ...more
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NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2017 (PlatinumGames)

Genres (Video game): Action Role-Playing, Hack and Slash

Nier: Automata is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Square Enix. Set in the midst of a proxy war between machines created by otherworldly invaders ...more

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Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2015 (Bethesda Game Studios)

Genres (Video game): Action RPG

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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delete is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2016 (Hello Games)

Genres (Video game): Adventure, Survive

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Ratchet & Clank is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2002 (Idol Minds)

Genres (Video game): Shooter, Action-Adventure, Platform

Ratchet & Clank is a 2002 3D platform video game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2. Ratchet & Clank is the first game in the ...more
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Borderlands is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2009 (Gearbox Software)

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter, Action RPG

Borderlands is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game that was developed by Gearbox Software for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is the first game in ...more
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Metal Gear Solid V: The ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2015 (Kojima Productions)

Genres (Video game): Action-Adventure, Stealth

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is an open world action-adventure stealth video game developed by Kojima Productions and directed, co-produced and co-written by Hideo Kojima, currently in ...more

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Wolfenstein II: The New ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is a 2017 action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game is the eighth main entry in ...more
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Dishonored 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Genres (Video game): First Person, Stealth

Dishonored 2 is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The sequel to 2012's Dishonored, the game was released for Microsoft ...more
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Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2017 (Bungie)

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Destiny 2 is a 2017 online-only multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Activision. Set in a "mythic science fiction" world, the game features ...more

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Mass Effect: Andromeda ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2017 (BioWare)

Genres (Video game): Action Role-Playing

Mass Effect: Andromeda is a 2017 action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. Set in space during the 22nd century, the player assumes the role of either ...more

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Infamous: Second Son is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2014 (Sucker Punch Productions)

Genres (Video game): Action-Adventure

Infamous Second Son is an open world, action-adventure video game developed by Sucker Punch Productions and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 4. The game was released ...more
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XCOM 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2016 (Firaxis Games)

Genres (Video game): Tactical RPG, Turn-Based Tactics

XCOM 2 is a turn-based tactics video game developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K Games for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux in February 2016, and for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in ...more

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Star Wars Battlefront II... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2017 (EA DICE)

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Star Wars Battlefront II is a 2017 action shooter video game developed by EA DICE, in collaboration with Criterion Games and Motive Studios, and published by Electronic Arts. Based on the Star ...more

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Warframe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2013 (Digital Extremes)

Genres (Video game): Shooter game, Third-person Shooter

Warframe is a free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter video game, under development by Digital Extremes for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Although the game is free to ...more

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Destiny is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2014 (Bungie)

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Being a first-person shooter, it employs the MMO model that allows players to ally or battle each other. One intriguing fact about Destiny is that the game randomly matches people ...more

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Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Genres (Video game): Action RPG

Final Fantasy XV is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Square Enix; the game is the fifteenth main installment in the company's Final Fantasy series. It released in ...more

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Killzone: Shadow Fall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Killzone Shadow Fall is a science fiction first-person shooter video game, developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the sixth game to be released for the ...more
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Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2019 (Respawn Entertainment)

Genres (Video game): Battle royale, first-person shooter

Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment. Set in the same universe as Titanfall, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox ...more

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Call of Duty: Advanced W... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2014 (High Moon Studios)

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is a first-person shooter video game published by Activision. The eleventh major installment in the Call of Duty series. Advanced Warfare, like the other Call of ...more

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Anthem is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Anthem is an online multiplayer action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was initially slated for a 2018 release on Microsoft Windows, ...more
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Call of Duty: Black Ops ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Released: 2015 (Treyarch)

Genres (Video game): First Person Shooter

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision. It is the twelfth entry in the Call of Duty series and the sequel to the 2012 ...more

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