Best PS5 Games To Play In 2022

From console exclusives to third-party hits, the PS5's library is full of great games.


Over its more than 1.5-year lifecycle so far, the PlayStation 5 has built up a pretty great library of games. The best PS5 games span across a wide variety of genres, and 2022 has brought several new standouts into the fold. From first-party exclusives to generation-defining third-party titles, the best PlayStation 5 games take advantage of Sony's stellar console in unique and exciting ways. While some of the games on this list are PS5 console exclusives--Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Returnal, Deathloop, to name a few--the majority of the best PS5 games can also be played on PS4. For the purposes of this list, both native PS5 games and some PS4 games that got big PS5 updates are included, and we'll continue to update this list periodically to consider new releases. We've listed our picks for the best PS5 games in alphabetical order.

PS5 accessory recommendations

If you're still looking to get a PS5, you can check out our PS5 restock guide as well as our guide for moving from PS4 to PS5. Those who have a PS5 should check out our roundups of the best monitors and 4K TVs that make the most of the PS5's power. And if you own other systems too, take a peak at our guides to the best PS4 games, best Xbox Series X games, best Xbox One games, and best Nintendo Switch games.

Best PS5 Games

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