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The Best PlayStation 4 Shooter Games You Should Be Playing

Updated May 18, 2020 9.6k votes 1.6k voters 44.5k views63 items

Considering it's one of the most popular genres in gaming today, it's not surprising that there are a ton of good shooter games for PlayStation 4. This list ranks the best PS4 shooter, including first-person shooters for PS4, as well as third-person shooters. PlayStation 4 boasts an impressive array of multiplayer shooters, including Destiny, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, and Star Wars Battlefront.

If multiplayer isn't your thing, then titles like Doom and  Far Cry 4 are probably more your speed. These single player shooters for PlayStation 4 are not only highly rated, but feature addictive gameplay and beautiful graphics. Doom in particular is an incredible feat, especially when you consider how long the game was in limbo.

Vote up the best PlayStation 4 shooters on this list, whether it's a first person shooter, third-person shooter, multiplayer shooter, or anything in between.

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    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter, Tactical shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter, Tactical shooter

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    DeveloperEA DICE

    DeveloperEA DICE

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

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    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    DeveloperEA Digital Illusions CE

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person Shooter

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    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. A sequel to 2014's Titanfall, the game was released worldwide on October 28,...  more
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    DeveloperRockstar North

    DeveloperRockstar North

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Racing video game

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure game, Racing video game

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    DeveloperInfinity Ward

    DeveloperInfinity Ward

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Tactical shooter, First-person Shooter

    Genres (Video game)Action game, Tactical shooter, First-person Shooter

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a 2007 first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. A...  more

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    Developerid Software

    Developerid Software

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Doom is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks. A reboot of the Doom franchise, it is the fourth title in the main series and the first major...  more

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    Developer4A Games

    Developer4A Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Metro: Last Light is a single-player first-person shooter and horror video game developed by Ukrainian studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation 3 and...  more
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    DeveloperTreyarch

    DeveloperTreyarch

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    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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    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    DeveloperRebellion Developments

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, stealth

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, stealth

    Sniper Elite 4 is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion Developments. The sequel to Sniper Elite III, the game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4...  more
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    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was released in May 2016 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One....  more

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    DeveloperMachineGames

    DeveloperMachineGames

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, first-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)Action-adventure, first-person shooter

    Wolfenstein: The New Order is an action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by MachineGames and published by Bethesda Softworks. It was released on 20 May 2014 for Microsoft Windows,...  more
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    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    DeveloperUbisoft Montreal

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Far Cry 4 is an open world action-adventure first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and...  more
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    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

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    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

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    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    DeveloperBethesda Game Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing

    Genres (Video game)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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    DeveloperGearbox Software, Iron Galaxy Studios

    DeveloperGearbox Software, Iron Galaxy Studios

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game, First-person Shooter

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing game, First-person Shooter

    Borderlands 2 is an action role-playing first-person shooter video game, developed by Gearbox Software and published by 2K Games on September 18, 2012. It is the second game in the Borderlands series...  more

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    DeveloperUbisoft Massive

    DeveloperUbisoft Massive

    Genres (Video game)Third-person Shooter, Action role-playing game, Massively multiplayer online game

    Genres (Video game)Third-person Shooter, Action role-playing game, Massively multiplayer online game

    Tom Clancy's The Division is an online-only action role-playing video game developed by Massive Entertainment and published by Ubisoft, with assistance from Red Storm Entertainment and Ubisoft...  more
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    DeveloperGearbox Software

    DeveloperGearbox Software

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, first-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)Action role-playing, first-person shooter

    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 the...  more

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    DeveloperIrrational Games

    DeveloperIrrational Games

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter

    BioShock is a first-person shooter video game developed by 2K Boston, and published by 2K Games. The game was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 platforms in August 2007; a PlayStation 3...  more

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    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    DeveloperNaughty Dog

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

    Genres (Video game)Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Platform game, Third-person Shooter, Action game

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    DeveloperStreum On Studio

    DeveloperStreum On Studio

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, Indie

    Genres (Video game)First-person shooter, Indie

    Necromunda: Hired Gun is a first-person shooter indie game developed by Streum On Studio and published by Focus Home Interactive. The game was released on June 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox X/S, PC,...  more
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    DeveloperUbisoft Ukraine, Ubisoft Romania, Ubisoft Quebec, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Montpellier

    DeveloperUbisoft Ukraine, Ubisoft Romania, Ubisoft Quebec, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Montpellier

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

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

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is a 2013 historical fiction action-adventure open world stealth video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the sixth major installment...  more
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    DeveloperCI Games

    DeveloperCI Games

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, Stealth

    Genres (Video game)Tactical shooter, Stealth

    Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is a tactical shooter, stealth game developed and published by CI Games. The game was released on June 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox X/S, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox...  more
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    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    DeveloperRespawn Entertainment

    Genres (Video game)Battle royale, First-person shooter

    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 One...  more

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