If you just got a PlayStation 4 or if you just purchased one as a gift for someone else you are probably thinking about what games are the best ones to buy first.
On a similar note, maybe your kids are on break from school and they want to find some new games to play during their days off.
You might also be thinking ahead as you shop for games that you could buy for holiday presents.
Regardless of the situation, you are finding yourself in you want to know which PlayStation 4 games are the best and most popular options to consider. It is not only important to get a good/fun game, but you also want to have a game that is popular. With more and more games allowing for online play with multiple players getting a popular game is more important than ever. Getting a popular game increases the chances that your friends will also have the same game, which will allow you to play with them online and playing with friends is always more fun.
Before we show you our list of the most popular games we wanted to highlight a few games that we really enjoy. Some of these might be on your list and others may not, but all of them could be a great holiday or birthday gift. If you want to skip directly to the list of most popular games click here.
Here Are Some of Our Favorite PlayStation 4 Video Games
If you are a Spider-Man fan or a fan of the Marvel Universe in general, September 4, 2019, was a big day. That is the day that Marvel’s Spider-Man: Game of The Year Edition video game was released exclusively on the PS4. Enjoy a brand new Spider-Man adventure and experience action in a free-roaming open world.
The FIFA Soccer franchise from EA Sports is one of the most polished sports video games out there. FIFA 21 is a must-have video game for that soccer player in your life. It was released on October 9, 2020.
Over the years Star Wars has not only provided us with a multitude of movies, toys, and more recently spin-off series like The Mandalorian, it has also given us several Star Wars inspired video games. The latest of these video games is Star Wars: Squadrons, which was released on October 2, 2020. If you or the person you are shopping for have ever watched one of the Star Wars movies and ever wished that you could be a pilot in one of the X-wing fighters, TIE fighters, or ships from any of the other starfighter classes from both the New Republic and Imperial fleets, this is the video game for you. You can play the thrilling Star Wars single-player story set in the time after Return of the Jedi. You can also compete online in multiplayer modes (Dogfight, Fleet Battles, and Custom Matches).
The Official Reveal Trailer (below) gives you a great feel for what the game is like.
NBA 2K21 came out on September 4, 2020, and is considered by many to be the best basketball video game out there. If you are an NBA fan or a basketball fan in general NBA 2K21 should be on your must-have video game list. So if you are looking for a video game for that basketball fan in your life NBA 2K21 will give them hours of entertainment.
Every year football fans and video game fans eagerly await the latest version of the Madden NFL franchise. This year it arrived on August 28, 2020. Madden NFL 21 is sure to please both football and sports video game fans alike.
If you are looking for a party game and like music and dancing, Just Dance 2021 is a terrific game to buy. This new version of the popular franchise was released on November 12, 2020, and is great fun during holiday gatherings or other get-togethers.
On November 10, 2020, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the latest offering in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, was released. In Assassin’s Creed Valhalla you become Eivor, a legendary Viking raider on a quest for glory. Explore England’s Dark Ages as you raid your enemies, grow your settlement, and build your political power. You will shape the growth of your character and your clan’s settlement with every choice you make.
Released on April 26, 2019, the PlayStation exclusive Days Gone is an apocalyptic thriller that is one of the best in the best in the zombie genre. Experience an incredibly realistic and detailed open-world experience as you play as Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter facing a struggle for survival while searching for a reason to live.
September 4, 2020, was a good day for Avengers fans as that was the day that Marvel’s Avengers video game was released. In this game, you get to play an original Avengers story that includes Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor with both single-player and co-operative gameplay. Assemble into a team of up to four players online and defend the Earth from escalating threats. Marvel’s Avengers is rated: T for Teen
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is one of the most exciting combat games coming out this year. Offering tactical, grounded gameplay and player choice. It is hard to go wrong with this franchise for online combat fans. This most recent edition of the popular video game franchise was released on November 13, 2020. It takes place in the depths of the Cold War’s volatile geopolitical battle of the early 1980s and puts you in locations like East Berlin, Vietnam, Turkey, Soviet KGB headquarters, and more.
Here is a promotional video that gives you a flavor of what the game is like.
If you have some young Harry Potter fans that you are shopping for the LEGO Harry Potter Collection is a great choice. This super-affordable collection follows Harry Potter on all 7 years of his adventures. Since it is rated E for Everyone 10+ it is suitable for most young gamers. Not only are Lego video games fun, but with this huge collection of games, the fun will last for a very long time.
Between allowing players to turn their imaginations playing in creative mode and going on adventures in survival mode the action in Minecraft never ends. You can play alone or with friends in split-screen multiplayer and online. That is why Minecraft has been a favorite on the PS4 since 2014. Know that you need the PlayStation Plus Membership in order to play Minecraft online. Minecraft is rated: E for Everyone 10+
Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America at the dawn of the modern age. Set in 1899 America, the end of the wild west era has begun as lawmen hunt down the last remaining outlaw gangs. Those who will not surrender or succumb are killed. Even though Red Dead Redemption 2 was released on October 26, 2018, this immersive game continues to be very popular and was one of the top-selling games for the 2020 holiday season.
Below is a list of the Top 10 Most Popular PlayStation 4 Games for 2021. Enjoy.
- Play and share with friends on console, mobile and Windows 10
- Discover community creations in the new in-game store, Access new mini games and game modes through Servers, Share the couch with four player split screen
- Starter Pack Contents - Includes 700 Tokens, LittleBigPlanet Mash-Up, Greek Mythology Mash-Up, Skin Pack 1, City Texture Pack
- NBA 2K21 is the latest release in the world-renowned, best-selling NBA 2K series.
- With exciting improvements upon its best-in-class gameplay, competitive and community online features, and deep, varied game modes, NBA 2K21 offers 1 of-a-kind immersion into all facets of NBA basketball and culture - where Everything is Game.
- MyCAREER - Embark on your own personal, cinematic basketball journey to reach your ultimate destination: The National Basketball Association.
- MyTEAM - Assemble your G.O.A.T. NBA fantasy team of current players and historic legends and compete against the world.
- NEIGHBORHOOD - Live out your virtual, day-to-day basketball life in a neighborhood that doesn’t sleep and that always offers something to do.
- Rock star
- Incredible games; Endless entertainment
- All new lighter slimmer PS4
- 1TB hard drive
- All the greatest, games, TV, music and more
- Be Lucky - Star in a new spirit adventure, featuring voiceover by isabela merced
- Bond with spirit - grooming your faithful mustang helps him grow stronger and Trek to new regions
- Ride the frontier - Explore a Wild, open landscape Full of collectables. How many will you find?
- Show your style - give Lucky a new look with the outfits and items you find on your adventures
- Live the life - Rescue animals in danger, help the townsfolk, compete in horse races, and more!
- Pre-order to get the Time Warriors Skin Pack: Get a glimpse of the future with three new character skins. The Time Warriors Skin Pack includes Dark Web Noob Saibot, HCF Liu Kang & Blood Moon Skarlet.
- Experience 2 robust and critically acclaimed story campaigns from Mk11 & Mk11: aftermath
- Play as the complete 37-character roster including newly added fighters mileena, RaiN & rambo
- Thousands of Skins & weapons & Gear for an unprecedented level of Fighter customization
- Includes all previous guest fighters such as Terminator Joker spawn & robocop
- Miles morales discovers explosive powers that set him apart from his mentor, peter parker. Master his unique, bio-electric venom Blast attacks and covert camouflage power alongside spectacular web-slinging acrobatics, gadgets and skills.
- a war for control of Marvel's new York has broken out between a devious Energy Corporation and a high-tech criminal army. With his new home at the heart of the battle, miles must learn the cost of becoming a hero.
- Traverse the snowy streets of his new, vibrant and bustling Neighborhood as miles searches for a sense of belonging. When the lines blur between his personal and crime-fighting lives, he discovers who he can trust, and what it feels like to truly be home.
- The official videogame of the 2021 Formula One world Championship
- My team mode - create a driver, choose a sponsor, an engine supplier, hire a teammates and compete as the 11th team on the grid
- Expanded driver stats that now include 'focus' And new team-critical department events to address
- Acclaimed ten-year Career mode, including updated research and development and Practice Programmers, and new quick Practice
- F1 2021 supports Xbox Smart Delivery and PlayStation’s free upgrade when players switch to an Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5
- Pre-order* Battlefield 2042 now and get:
- Early Access to Open Beta - Dates TBD, will be announced by Electronic Arts
- Baku ACB-90 melee takedown knife
- “Mr. Chompy” Epic Weapon Charm
- "Landfall" Player Card Background + "Old Guard" Tag
- Available on September 4th, 2020 for PlayStation 4, plus PlayStation 5 owners can upgrade to the PS5 version of the game at no additional cost; Players can also enjoy cross-gen play between PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5
- Marvel’s Avengers is a unique take on these iconic Super Heroes, including Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor; Unlock powerful skills and new gear to build your ideal version of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes
- Up to 4 players can assemble online to defend the Earth from escalating threats
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