The PlayStation 4 had a long list of exclusive games, and it seems incredibly likely the PlayStation 5 will follow suit. While we don't know everything that is coming, some exclusive titles have already been announced. At Sony's PS5 showcase The Future of Gaming, a whole host of new titles were unveiled.
There are three different types of exclusives: full exclusives that are only available on PlayStation 5, console exclusives that are also available on PC, and timed exclusives, which are only exclusive for a certain amount of time. It's worthwhile to note that this list does include games that are also confirmed to be available on PC, or may start out as console exclusives but eventually end up eventually being timed exclusives.
Full PS5 Exclusives
Untitled God of War sequel
During Sony's latest PS5 gaming showcase, the company surprised fans by revealing a sequel to God of War. In a very brief teaser, we see a handful of runes appear over the logo of the game, with the words "Ragnarok is Coming" appearing sometime later. The game is set to launch in 2021, and will once again be developed by Sony Santa Monica.
The lovable Astro Bot is back in a new, non-PSVR adventure developed by Japan Studio. This Playroom includes a variety of environments that serve as a demo for the DualSense controller. Best of all, it comes pre-installed on every PS5!
Demon's Souls for PS5
Bluepoint Games was confirmed to be working on a PlayStation 5 game, which has since been revealed as a remake of FromSoftware's Demon's Souls for PS5. Developed with support from Sony's Japan Studio, this remake is using ray-tracing in some capacity. Also, it provides the choice of two modes: one focusing on graphical fidelity and the other on a high framerate. Demon's Souls was confirmed to be a launch day game for the PlayStation 5, and will retail for $69.99 when it does release.
Destruction All Stars
Being developed by Lucid Games with support from Wushu Studios, Destruction All Stars is all about wrecking the competition. Destruction All Stars will launch alongside the PlayStation 5 on November 12 and November 19, and will retail for $69.99 when it releases.
Gran Turismo 7
Polyphony Digital returns with a new racing game built for the next generation in Gran Turismo 7.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
Insomniac is also currently developing Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart for the PS5. This wacky adventure showcases dimension-hopping and ray-tracing effects that wouldn't be possible on the prior generation's hardware.
This strange new title from Housemarque appears to be taking a "AAA roguelike" approach. This hostile alien world continues to change every time you die.
PS5 Console Exclusives
Final Fantasy XVI
One of the biggest surprises from Sony's September PS5 showcase, Final Fantasy 16 was revealed to be a PS5 exclusive during the show. In a brief trailer showcased during the event, players saw some of the staples of the franchise, including Chocobos and summons, while also getting a glimpse into the newest world. Final Fantasy XVI will launch sometime in 2021, with no official word on release information for platforms outside of PS5.
First revealed at the Game Awards 2019, Godfall is a "Looter-Slasher" being developed by Counterplay Games and published by Gearbox Software. It's a third-person game set in a fantasy universe where the Knight's Order is trying to keep the apocalypse at bay. Godfall is a PlayStation 5 launch title, though it'll also be available on PC through the Epic Games Store.
Melee combat is the focus, with players able to carry two weapons at a time and combat taking inspiration from the Monster Hunter franchise. Counterplay Games is taking advantage of the PlayStation 5's SSD to facilitate having no load times, while haptic feedback in the controller is being used to make combat feel better.
Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Ember Lab is bringing a story-driven adventure to a beautiful new world. Kena: Bridge of Spirits is coming to PS5, PS4, and PC (via the Epic Games Store) and is aiming to release sometime in Holiday 2020.
Square Enix and Luminous Productions are developing a next-generation fantasy title for the PS5 and PC. We don't know much else about it right now, but it's being "designed for PS5" to take full advantage of the new hardware.
PS5 Timed Exclusives
Announced at E3 2019, Arkane Lyon's Deathloop blends stylish first-person action with some interesting invasion-style multiplayer mechanics. Players have to kill eight targets before midnight to break the loop, but another player can invade your world to try and stop you.
Deathloop is a console exclusive to the PS5 for a limited amount of time when it launches in Holiday 2020, though it's also coming to PC. It runs at 4K 60FPS on Sony's next-generation machine.
Revealed back at E3 2019, Ghostwire: Tokyo is the new project from Tango Gameworks. Taking place in a Tokyo overrun by spirits after 99% of the population disappears, Ghostwire: Tokyo is debuting exclusively on PS5 and PC at some point in 2021.
Games launching on both PS4 & PS5
Horizon Forbidden West
Aloy is returning in Guerrilla Games' next big title, Horizon Forbidden West, and in a shocking development, Sony revealed that the game would be releasing on the PlayStation 4 along with the PS5. No word was given on what, if any, differences the two versions will have, but fans of the series who aren't ready to move on to the next-generation consoles are sure to be happy with this news. This game takes place in the former Western USA and has virtually no loading times due to the PS5's SSD. It's set to release at some point in 2021.
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Insomniac Games has been busy, as it has announced Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales for the PS5. In a brand new gameplay demo showcased during Sony's September showcase, Miles was seen facing off against the Tinkerer, a brand new villain. Sony also confirmed that it would be releasing the Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition for the PlayStation 5, which will bundle the new game with a remastered version of the original Spider-Man game. Spider-Man: Miles Morales will launch alongside the PlayStation 5 as one of its launch titles, and will retail for $49.99 for the base version and $69.99 for the Ultimate Edition.
Sackboy A Big Adventure
Sumo Digital is giving this classic character his own platforming game, and players won't have to wait long to play it. During Sony's latest PS5 showcase, the company confirmed that Sackboy A Big Adventure will launch alongside the PlayStation 5, and will retail for $59.99.
More to come
This is only the beginning. More and more PlayStation 5 titles will be announced, both from third-party partners (like with Godfall) or from the many internal teams of developers working at Sony Worldwide Studios. We'll continue to update this list as more PlayStation 5 exclusive games are announced. As things change, we'll also be sure to update what games are filed under which categories.
Get your hands on it before it sells out
The PS5 isn't available for preorder just yet, but a few retailers are letting fans sign up for notifications so they don't miss out. With two versions to choose from, you'll be able to pick which best suits your budget. PS5 is the place to be for next-gen exclusives like Spider-Man and Horizon Forbidden West.
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