PS4 Console Exclusives Confirmed for 2017
By Matt Espineli and Kallie Plagge | @inkydojikko on
A Motherload of Console Exclusives
This year is giving us a truckload of PS4 console exclusive games. With so many to keep track of, we've compiled them all here for your convenience. Click ahead to check out all of Sony's exclusives coming in 2017.
Check back often as we update this gallery with more games and release dates as they're confirmed.
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is a collection that includes a high-definition remaster of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance as well as two new pieces of story content that expand upon the events of previous games.
Developer: Square Enix 1st Production Department | Release Date: January 24 | Watch the Trailer
Digimon World: Next Order
Digimon World: Next Order is the first Digimon World game to reach the West in over 10 years. It follows the adventures of a high school student that gets sucked into the Digital World only to discover that it's under siege by an army of Machinedramons.
Developer: B.B. Studio | Release Date: January 31 | Watch the Trailer
Divide is an open-ended sci-fi dungeon crawler that tells the story of David, a widowed father in search of his kidnapped daughter.
Developer: Sega | Release Date: January 31 | Watch the Trailer
Ys Origin is the prequel to the long-running Ys franchise. It takes place 700s year before the events of the first game.
Developer: Nihon Falcom | Release Date: February 21 | Watch the Trailer
Nier: Automata is the sequel to a cult favorite action-RPG released in 2010. It takes place sometime after the events of the first game and puts you in the role of a powerful android soldier tasked with driving off an invasion of machine-like beings.
Developer: Platinum Games | Release Date: March 7 | Watch the Trailer
MLB The Show 17
MLB The Show 17 once again provides fans with a realistic baseball experience while adding a variety of new features, such as the ability to import career saves from last year and an in-depth RPG mode that allows you to influence the season in myriad ways both on the field and off.
Developer: SIE San Diego Studio | Release Date: March 28 | Watch the Trailer
Drawn To Death
The Silver Case
The Silver Case is an HD remaster of developer Suda 51's first game with studio Grasshoppper Manufacture. Set in a city called the "24 Wards," it tells the story of a bizarre series of murders and the detectives investigating the case.
Developer: Grasshopper Manufacture | Release Date: April 18 | Watch the Trailer
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest Heroes II is the latest in the Dynasty Warriors and Dragon Quest mash-up series. It expands upon its predecessor by providing online multiplayer with up to four people, as well as the ability to transform into and battle as monsters.
Developer: Omega Force | Release Date: April 25 | Watch the Trailer
LocoRoco Remastered is an HD port of the 2006 PSP puzzle platformer of the same name.
Developer: SCE Japan Studio | Release Date: May 9
Summon Night 6: Lost Borders
Summon Night 6: Lost Borders is a tactical role-playing game that combines elements of visual novels.
Developer: Media.Vision, Felistella | Release Date: May 23
Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2
Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 is the second edition of Arc System Works' 2014 fighter, Guilty Gear Xrd.
Developer: Arc System Works | Release Date: May 26
That's You! is a competitive party quiz game similar to the the recently popular Jackbox Party Pack games.
Developer: Wish Studios | Release Date: July 4 | Watch the Trailer
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is the high-definition remaster of the critically acclaimed twelfth entry in the Final Fantasy series. Rather than build the version that launched in the US in 2006, the game is a remaster of the expanded International Zodiac Job System edition, which was only released in Japan.
Developer: Square Enix | Release Date: July 11 | Watch the Trailer
Sundered is a Metroidvania-inspired adventure that utilizes procedurally generated rooms. You play as Eshe, a wanderer of a ruined world who discovers an ancient monument that sucks her into a vast, otherworldly cavern.
Developer: Thunder Lotus Games | Release Date: July 28
Patapon Remastered is a HD re-release of the 2007 PSP game of the same name.
Developer: SCE Japan Studio | Release Date: August 1
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is the latest action game by Ninja Theory, the studio behind Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey of the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry. The game's story is based around Celtic mythology and tells the story of Senua, a warrior embarking on a journey through a hellish underworld.
Developer: Ninja Theory | Release Date: August 8 | Watch the Trailer
LawBreakers is a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by ex-Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski and his team at Boss Key Productions.
Developer: Boss Key Productions | Release Date: August 8 | Watch the Trailer
Matterfall is a sci-fi side-scrolling shooter game similar to Contra and Metal Slug.
Developer: Housemarque | Release Date: August 15
Undertale is a port of the critically acclaimed RPG of the same name on PC.
Developer: Toby Fox | Release Date: August 15
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
A new entry in Sony's iconic golfing franchise is set to launch sometime this year. It's adding customizable golfer avatars, new online gameplay modes, and free-roam golf courses.
Developer: JAPAN Studio / Clap Hanz | Release Date: August 29 | Watch the Trailer
Warriors All-Stars is a cross-over based on the popular Warriors franchise that features characters from both Koei's and Tecmo's history.
Developer: Omega Force| Release Date: August 29
Tooth and Tail
Tooth and Tail is a real-time strategy game where you lead an army of woodland creatures in a revolution against a corrupt government.
Developer: Pocketwatch Games | Release Date: September 12
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is the latest installment of the long-running Ys franchise. It follows the adventures of protagonist Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden
Developer: Nihon Falcom | Release Date: September 12
Hob an action-adventure game developed by Runic Games, the studio behind the well received Torchlight series.
Developer: Runic Games | Release Date: September 26
Gundam Versus is a fast-paced 2v2 action fighting game with a roster consisting of the Gundam franchise's most iconic mobile suits.
Developer: Bandai Namco | Release Date: September 29
Gran Turismo Sport
Gran Turismo Sport is the latest entry in the long-running racing simulator series. It focuses on providing players with real-life awards for competing in and winning Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile-sponsored racing competitions.
Developer: Polyphony Digital | Release Date: October 17 | Watch the Trailer