The Most Popular PS5 Games Of 2022

Here are the most popular PlayStation 5 games of 2022, ranked by gamers everywhere! Featuring the latest releases and long-awaited sequels, this list covers every new 2022 game on the PS5 and includes titles like Scarlet Nexus, Tormented Souls, and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. In addition, this list covers the best 2022 games of every genre, from the most popular action RPG's to the best racing games of 2022. What are your favorite new PS5 games of 2022?

Vote up the best new PlayStation 5 games of 2022 and check back as we update this list with other upcoming games coming out in 2022. Be sure to check out the most anticipated games of 2022!

  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
    Photo: Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales/Insomniac Games

    Spun-off of 2018 Marvel's Spider-Man and inspired by the 2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the game have won numerous awards and nominations for its graphics, and reliable gameplay. Both critics and players alike praise the game, not only making the game a worthy spin-off, but a worthy entry for one of the top PS5 games of the year. 

    • Released: 2020
    • Developer: Insomniac Games
    • Genres (Video game): Action, RPG
  • Horizon Forbidden West
    Photo: Guerrilla Games

    Sequel to 2017's Horizon Zero Dawn, Forbidden West continues Aloy's story as she ventures out a new dangerous frontier known as the Forbidden West to find the source of a mysterious plague. The game is a triumphant combination of enthralling combat, and a captivating and immserive open world, making the game an exciting sequel that goes beyond the quality of the first game.

    • Released: 2022
    • Developer: Guerrilla Games
    • Genres (Video game): Action, Role-playing, Single player, Open world
  • 3
    33 votes
    Elden Ring
    Photo: Elden Ring/ FromSoftware

    The dark fantasy game created by Hidetaka Miyazaki, and George R. R. Martin is FromSoftware’s largest and most ambitious game that features an extremely difficult experience that rivals the Dark Souls and Bloodborne series. Elden Ring brings its relentlessly challenging combat to an incredible and large open world that gives players the freedom to choose their own path as they traverse through a setting filled with horrific monsters, soul crushing boss battles, and an incredibly cryptic storyline. 

    • Released: 2022
    • Developer: FromSoftware
    • Genres (Video game): Action, Role-playing game, Fantasy
  • 4
    31 votes
    Photo: Housemarque

    Returnal features a dark and ominous atmosphere that is properly matched a disturbing story that gradually unfolds as you slowly piece together the past and your place in it. In addition, the time looping space game is littered with Lovecraftian alien ruins, disturbingly shaped monsters, and a terror that comes from trying not to die every 10 minutes, making this one of the top PS5 games of 2022. 

    • Released: 2021
    • Developer: Housemarque
    • Genres (Video game): Third-person shooter
  • Cult of the Lamb
    Photo: Cult of the Lamb / Devolver Digital

    Saved on the brink of annihilation, Cult of the Lamb thrusts players into the shoes of a lamb rescued by an ominous stranger. In return for this freedom, the stranger only asks for one thing, to build a following in his name. Players must now traverse the lands and build a following for this mysterious stranger in the world of false idols. Players must manipulate and warp the minds of the many to form the greatest cult known to man and destroy the non-believers who would dare question the powers of their new god.

    • Released: 2022
    • Developer: Massive Monster
    • Genres (Video game): Action, Adventure, Horror, Simulation
  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection
    Photo: Naughty Dog

    A compliation remaster of A Thief's End and The Lost Legacy, players take on the role of Nathan Drake and Chloe Frazer as they confront their past and forge their legacies. The Legacy of Thieves Collection updates the games graphics, load times, and audio, that not only fully immerses players in the action-packed adventure, but captivates them with fast-paced gameplay and dynamic cinematics that keep them coming back for more.

    • Released: 2022
    • Developer: Naughty Dog
    • Genres (Video game): Action, Adventure, Third person