Button Mash The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games  

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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 PlayStation 4 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 PS4 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 PlayStation 4, 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
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
2
22 9
Detroit: Become Human is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Detroit: Become Human Adventurer
3
17 7
Prey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
4
12 4
NieR: Automata is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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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16 9
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Action RPG, First Person Shooter, Stealth
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16 10
Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Fallout 4 Action RPG
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12 7
Borderlands: The Handsome Coll... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection First Person Shooter, Action RPG
8
12 8
Warframe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
9
13 10
Destiny 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
10
10 8
Infamous: Second Son is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
11
8 6
Ratchet & Clank is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
12
7 5
Dishonored 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
13
10 9
Star Wars Battlefront II is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
14
10 9
No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
No Man's Sky Adventure, Survive
15
6 5
XCOM 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
16
7 8
Final Fantasy XV is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
17
5 6
Killzone: Shadow Fall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Killzone: Shadow Fall First Person Shooter
18
8 10
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
19
12 15
Mass Effect: Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
20
3 5
The Persistence is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
The Persistence First Person Shooter, Virtual Reality
21
6 9
Elex is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Elex Action Role-Playing
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5 9
Wolfenstein II: The New Coloss... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
23
3 7
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor -... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr Action Role-Playing
24
2 6
Apex Legends is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games
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
25
3 8
Anthem is listed (or ranked) 25 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