Total Nerd The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games  

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When it comes to good survival games for Playstation 4, there is a pretty good amount of variety. For that reason, we're ranking the best PS4 survival games, with the help of your votes.

One of the more popular Playstation 4 games about the staying alive is Fortnite. Released in 2017, this game has you gathering materials to build your own cover as you fight your way to become the last man standing. If you've never tried No Man's Sky, now is a perfect time to pick up this survival game for Playstation 4, since they just released a massive update. Other options include 7 Days To Die, Stardew Valley, and The Long Dark.

Not every survival game on this list is a PS4 original - take Resident Evil 4 for example, which came out in 2005. However, all these survival games are currently available on the Playstation Store, regardless of release date. Vote up your favorite survival 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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Dying Light: The Following is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Dying Light: The Following Survival Horror, Role-Playing
Dying Light: The Following is an expansion pack for the open-world first-person survival horror video game Dying Light. The game was developed by Techland, published by Warner Bros. Interactive ...more

2
59 41
7 Days To Die is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
7 Days To Die Survival, Crafting

3
61 45
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Survival, Crafting, Sandbox
Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In ...more

4
31 25
The Long Dark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
The Long Dark Survival

5
44 40
Fallout 4 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Fallout 4 Action Role-Playing

6
41 41
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Open world, Action game, Sandbox
Minecraft is a sandbox independent video game originally created by Swedish programmer Markus "Notch" Persson and later developed and published by the Swedish company Mojang. The ...more

7
33 33
Conan Exiles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Conan Exiles Action-Adventure, Survival

8
22 24
No Man's Sky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
No Man's Sky Discovery, Survival, Building

9
23 29
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Survival Horror
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a 2017 survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom. The story follows civilian Ethan Winters as he searches for his wife Mia, which leads him to a ...more

10
6 8
Metro Exodus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Metro Exodus
Metro Exodus is a first-person shooter video game developed by a Ukrainian Malta-based studio 4A Games and published by Deep Silver. It is the third installment in the Metro video game series ...more

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18 25
Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more

12
19 29
Don't Starve is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Action-Adventure, Survival
Don't Starve is a 2013 action-adventure video game with survival and roguelike elements, developed and published by the indie company Klei Entertainment. The game was initially released via ...more

13
18 28
This War Of Mine is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
This War Of Mine Survival

14
9 17
Far: Lone Sails is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Far: Lone Sails Exploration, Survival, Vehicle Adventure

15
15 27
H1Z1 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Just Survive is a survival sandbox massively multiplayer online game released in 2015, developed and published by Daybreak Game Company for Microsoft Windows. The game, originally known as H1Z1 ...more

16
15 29
Alien: Isolation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Alien: Isolation Action-adventure, stealth, survival horror

17
9 20
How To Survive 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
How To Survive 2 Action Role-Playing, Survival Horror

18
11 24
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter
Resident Evil 4, known as Biohazard 4 in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and released by multiple publishers, including Capcom, Ubisoft, Nintendo ...more

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5 17
Dead Rising 4 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Dead Rising 4 Action-Adventure, Survival
Dead Rising 4 is an action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It is the fourth installment in the Dead ...more

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5 19
The Evil Within 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Survival Horror, Third Person Shooter
The Evil Within 2 is a third-person survival horror video game developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game was ...more

21
4 17
Resident Evil 6 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Shooter game, Action-adventure game, Third-person Shooter
Resident Evil 6, known as Biohazard 6 in Japan, is an action-adventure third-person shooter video game and the ninth installment in the Resident Evil series, developed and published by Capcom. ...more

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7 25
Metal Gear Survive is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Metal Gear Survive Survival, Shooter, Third-Person

23
4 19
Outlast 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Outlast 2 Survival Horror
Outlast 2 (stylized as OU⸸LASTII) is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Red Barrels. It is the sequel to the 2013 video game Outlast, and features a journalist ...more

24
12 50
Fortnite is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 4 Survival Games
Survival
Fortnite is a co-op sandbox survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, the former also publishing the game. The game was released as a paid early access title for Microsoft ...more