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The Best PlayStation 4 Sci-Fi Games

Updated November 18, 2020 1.5k votes 263 voters 10.3k views44 items

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

One of the more popular 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, but others are more general. 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, whether they're open-world epics, RPG series, or even action-adventure titles, or simply use this list as a recommendation guide if you're looking for more titles to play.

  • Horizon Zero Dawn1

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

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  • Detroit: Become Human2

    Genres (Video game)Adventure

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  • Prey3



    Genres (Video game)First Person Shooter

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    Genres (Video game)Action RPG

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  • NieR: Automata5

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

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  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided6

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

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  • No Man's Sky7

    Genres (Video game)Adventure, Survive

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    Genres (Video game)First Person Shooter

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

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    Genres (Video game)First Person Shooter

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  • Dishonored 211

    Genres (Video game)First Person, Stealth

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  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus12

    Genres (Video game)First Person Shooter

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  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain13

    Genres (Video game)Action-Adventure, Stealth

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  • Star Wars Battlefront II14

    Genres (Video game)First Person Shooter

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    Genres (Video game)First Person Shooter, Action RPG

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  • Mass Effect: Andromeda16

    Genres (Video game)Action Role-Playing

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  • Titanfall 217

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order18

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure

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

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  • Infamous: Second Son20

    Genres (Video game)Action-Adventure

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  • BioShock Infinite21

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game

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  • Death Stranding22

    Genres (Video game)Action

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    Genres (Video game)Adventure

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

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    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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