Top 10 PlayStation 5 Games – Best Games for 2023

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If you just got a PlayStation 5 or you recently purchased it for someone else, then you probably want to know what games you should get first.

Maybe you want to buy some games for yourself, or maybe your kids are on break from school, and they want to find some new games to play during their days off. It’s also possible that you’re just thinking ahead as you shop for games that you could buy for a birthday or holiday present. Regardless of the situation, you are in there are a lot of great games available for the PS5 consoles – especially when you factor in the PS5 consoles’ backward compatibility.

When you are looking for a new game for yourself, your kids, or someone else there are 3 things to keep in mind. The most important thing to keep in mind when choosing which games to buy is to make sure that they’re something you, or whoever you are buying it for, will enjoy playing. The next thing to keep in mind, especially if you are buying a game for young kids, is to check the game’s content rating to make sure that the game is age-appropriate. And lastly, with so many games offering online play, buying popular games might increase the chances that you will be able to play with your friends.

Before we show you our list of the most popular games, we wanted to show you a few games that we really enjoy. If you want to skip directly to the list of the most popular games, click here.

Here Are Some of Our Favorite PlayStation 5 Video Games


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NBA 2K23 came out on September 8, 2022, 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 2K23 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 2K23 will give them hours of entertainment.

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Whether you are talking about long-time gamers or younger gamers who want a fun age-appropriate game, Sonic the Hedgehog has a long history of fun and popular games. Sonic Frontiers, which was released on August 17, 2022, is the latest game in the popular franchise.

In his latest adventure, Sonic the Hedgehog is stranded on an ancient island full of unusual creatures as he searches for the missing Chaos emeralds. As he makes his way across the massive Starfall Islands Sonic will encounter action, adventure, and mystery, which will require him to use all of his speed and agility to navigate through it. With challenges and puzzles around every corner, this open zone platforming adventure is sure to please!

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Released on October 7, 2021, Far Cry 6 is the sixth offering in the Far Cry series. The action takes place on the fictional Caribbean island of Yara, which is ruled as a dictatorship by “El Presidente” Antón Castillo who is raising his son Diego to follow in his rule. Players of Far Cry 6 play as Dani Rojas, who is a guerilla fighter trying to overthrow the Castillo regime. If you are looking for an action-adventure first-person shooter game set in an open-world environment Far Cry 6 is a popular option.

Here is a promotional video that gives you a feel for the game’s storyline.

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If you are looking for a fun adventure game that is appropriate for most of the family, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, which is rated E10+ for everyone 10 or older, might be just the ticket. In this visually impressive video game, you can help Ratchet & Clank stop a robotic emperor intent on conquering cross-dimensional worlds, as their own universe is next in the firing line. This latest installment of the PlayStation exclusive franchise was released on June 11, 2021, and really takes advantage of the more powerful PS5 consoles. The trailer for Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is shown below.

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The FIFA Soccer franchise from EA Sports is one of the most polished sports video games out there. FIFA 23 is a must-have video game for that soccer player in your life. It was released on September 27, 2022.

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Every year football fans and video game fans eagerly await the latest version of the Madden NFL franchise. This year it arrived on August 19, 2022. Madden NFL 23 is sure to please both football and sports video game fans alike.

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If you are looking for a party game and like music and dancing, Just Dance 2023 is a terrific game to buy. This newly updated version of the popular franchise was released on November 22, 2022, and is great fun during holiday gatherings or other get-togethers.

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The latest installment in the LEGO Star Wars video game series, The Skywalker Saga, became available on April 5, 2022, for the PlayStation 5 console.

The game encompasses the nine-part Skywalker saga and features over 300 characters to play as well as 100 vehicles and various puzzles to solve and enemies to defeat. The game also includes a multiplayer mode, making it a fantastic way for families to spend time playing together.


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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.


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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

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The 18th and newest game in the Call of Duty series is Call of Duty: Vanguard, which was just released on November 5, 2021. This visually impressive first-person shooter is set during WWII where you will experience combat around the globe.

Any game franchise that has been around this long has a large fanbase and with that fanbase comes high expectations meaning these Call of Duty (COD) games have a lot to live up to. To be fair we should mention that with COD: Vanguard some diehard fans feel that it is too similar to some past titles, while others believe the game offers too little innovation in the gameplay department. That said, between its campaign, multiplayer, and zombie modes Call of Duty: Vanguard most people will find that it is a very fun game to play.

Below is a trailer that gives you a feel for the game.

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If you’re not into WWII and want a game based in a more recent time period, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, which was one of the most exciting combat games to be released in 2020 could be what you are looking for. Offering tactical, grounded gameplay and player choice, it is hard to go wrong with this franchise for online combat fans. This edition of the popular video game franchise 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.

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In Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy video game, you play as Star-Lord, a heroic space pilot who has persuaded a crew of unlikely heroes to join him on his adventures. After a chain of catastrophic events, it’s up to you to help the Guardians of the Galaxy save the universe. A world of surprises awaits. If you think it’s going to be easy, you’ve got another thing coming. You’ll encounter powerful new beings and you’ll meet classic characters in an all-new story. Released on October 26, 2021, this highly regarded game will be sure to both please and surprise Guardians of the Galaxy fans. This game is rated T for Teen.

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In Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition, Miles Morales discovers explosive powers that distinguish him from his mentor, Peter Parker. You’ll learn how to perfect using explosive bio-electric venom blasts and covert camouflage power, web-slinging acrobatics, and gadgets and skills when you’re swinging around town. With a war breaking out in New York between a reprehensible energy corporation and a high-tech criminal group. Miles must use his powers for the greater good. As his personal and crime-fighting life become intertwined, he will discover who he can trust and what it means to be home. Released on November 12, 2020, Spider-Man: Miles Morales is rated T for Teen.


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Between allowing players to turn their imaginations on while 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 PlayStation consoles since 2014. Thanks to the backward compatibility offered by the PS5 consoles you can continue to play this fan favorite. Know that as with most games these days you need the PlayStation Plus Membership in order to play Minecraft online with friends. Minecraft is rated: E for Everyone 10+.

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Gran Turismo the celebrated driving simulator, which has been a PlayStation exclusive for 25 years, returned on March 4, 2022, with Gran Turismo 7 Launch Edition.  Whether you’re a racer, collector, tuner, designer, photographer, or arcade fan; with the return of classic cars, iconic tracks, and fan-favorite modes like GT Simulation and Sport Mode, Gran Turismo 7 has something to offer everyone. Plus with the Launch Edition, you will also get 100,000 CR (in-game credit) and a three-car pack that includes MAZDA RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT Stealth Model, Porsche 917 LIVING LEGEND, and a Toyota Supra GT500 ’97 (Castrol TOM’S).

Here is a video clip from the Gran Turismo trailer.

Below is a list of the Top 10 Most Popular PlayStation 5 Games for 2023. Enjoy.

Bestseller No. 1
God of War Ragnarök - PlayStation 5
  • Feel your journey through the Norse realms, made possible by immersive haptic feedback and adaptive trigger functionality.
  • Take advantage of multidirectional 3D Audio; hear enemies approaching from any direction. (3D audio with stereo headphones (analog or USB))
  • Bask in the beautiful worlds you travel through, brought to life by precise art direction and arresting attention to detail.
  • Switch between full 4K resolution at a targeted 30 frames per second, or dynamic resolution upscaled to 4K at a targeted 60fps. (4K resolution requires a compatible 4K TV or display)
  • English (Playback Language)
Bestseller No. 2
Hello Neighbor 2 Standard Edition - PlayStation 5
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Hello Neighbor 2 Standard Edition - PlayStation 5
  • - You have an entire town as your playground, with plenty of houses and AI-driven residents to interact with.
  • - The game feels like an investigative journalist simulator - sneak around and find out your neighbors’ secrets. Why does this moustached gentleman go down to the amusement park every night?
  • - Can you outsmart the AIs? Every character in Hello Neighbor 2 is powered by a neural network AI and learns from the players, doing everything in their power to protect their gated community and its secrets.
  • - Uncover the big mystery hidden in Raven Brooks!
  • English (Playback Language)
SaleBestseller No. 3
Sonic Frontiers - PlayStation 5
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Sonic Frontiers - PlayStation 5
  • Race across five massive overworlcl islands, each with their own unique action-platforming challenges and hidden secrets to uncover
  • Blaze a trail as you see fit and discover side quests, solve puzzles, scale enormous structures, go fishing, and encounter a firendly face or two along the way
  • Unlock Cyber Space levels featuring signature 3D platforming at Sonic speeds and a variety of challenges to test your skills like never before
  • Use the all-new battle system and skill tree upgrades, combining moves such as dodges, parries, counters, combos, and the new Cyloop ability to take down mysterious foes
  • Become Sonic and journey to uncover the mysteries of the remains of an ancient civilization plagued by robotic hordes
SaleBestseller No. 4
PGA Tour 2K23 - PlayStation 5
  • Take your skills on the PGA TOUR and become the next FedExCup Champion as you compete against TOUR pros and establish new rivalries.
  • For the first time, play as male and female pros including Tiger Woods, in online and local play. Also features licensed courses such as East Lake Golf Club, TPC Sawgrass, TPC Scottsdale, and more.
  • Create your own dream course with the Course Designer, which features thousands of customizable objects and cross-platform sharing.
  • Introducing Topgolf with competitive 1-4 player local and online play, bringing the range’s excitement and fun to both casual and seasoned players.
  • Plus, run your own online societies to manage tournaments and seasons or test your skills against your friends in Divot Derby and Casual mode.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Just Dance 2023 Edition - Code in box, PlayStation 5
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Just Dance 2023 Edition - Code in box, PlayStation 5
  • For the first time ever, dance to BTS with ""Dynamite"" and other top chart hits including: Harry Styles – As It Was, Lady Gaga Ft. Beyoncé - Telephone, Billie Eilish – Therefore I Am, Cast from Encanto - We Don't Talk About Bruno, BTS - Dynamite, Glass Animals - Heat Waves, Justin Timberlake - CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!, BTS Ft. Halsey - Boy With Luv, Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven, K/DA Ft. Madison Beer, (G)I-DLE, Lexie Liu, Jaira Burns & Seraphine - More, Linkin Park - Numb, Dua Lipa - Physical, Ava Max - Sweet but Psycho, Imagine Dragons - Radioactive, Apashe ft. Alina Pash - Witch, Doja Cat – Woman AND MORE…
  • New User Interface: Spend more time dancing and less time searching thanks to a new, more modern, and intuitive user interface. Everything is one click away: playlists, game modes and songs!
  • Personalized Experiences: Unlock custom-made sessions and songs tailored to your preferences and playing habits. Plus, Just Dance will keep track of your progress and scores, so you can show off your dancing skills!
  • Download code only - This product does not contain a CD or disc. Internet connection, Ubisoft Account and PlayStation Network Account required to redeem the code.
Bestseller No. 6
Sackboy: A Big Adventure - PlayStation 5
  • Collaborative, Chaotic and Joyful Multiplayer - Take on side-splitting challenges in local and online party play.
  • Stuffed! Stitched! Zipped! - Face thrilling, unpredictable challenges as you explore distinctive hand-crafted lands through deeply immersive and expressive controls.
  • Perilous Platforming Experience - Explore here, there and everywhere as you utilize Sackboy’s cool, diverse move-set to face a huge variety of thrilling challenges, fierce enemies and startling surprises.
  • Re-stuffed. Re-stitched. RE-zipped. - Sackboy returns to the big time stuffed with fresh moves and game-changing gadgets in an awe-inspiring and downright fun 3D adventure in this new, but familiar world.
Bestseller No. 7
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales – PlayStation 5
  • Stunning Visuals: Travel to a snowy Marvel’s New York in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, realized in beautiful 4K and HDR.* Experience reflections on buildings with ray tracing, and improved lighting, shadow, and character detail. An optional 60fps performance mode brings the Spider-Man universe to life.
  • Fast Loading: Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales takes advantage of fast loading, using ultra-high speed SSD. Zip across Marvel’s New York in no time and reload almost instantly
  • Adaptive Triggers: Feel Spider-Man’s webs on your fingertips with the DualSense controller’s adaptive triggers in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
  • Haptic Feedback: Each one of Miles Morales’s punches, web shots and venom blasts is felt in your hands with the immersive haptic feedback of the DualSense wireless controller
  • Tempest 3D AudioTech: Hear the city come alive around you in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales with 3D spatial audio enabling you to hear what’s happening around you from the rooftops to the city streets. The sounds of the city immerse you in Marvel’s New York and bring blockbuster Spider-Man moments to life with the PS5 console’s Tempest 3D AudioTech
Bestseller No. 8
Gran Turismo 7 Standard Edition - PlayStation 5
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Gran Turismo 7 Standard Edition - PlayStation 5
  • With the return of classic cars, iconic tracks, and fan-favourite modes like GT Simulation and Sport Mode - Gran Turismo 7 is the complete Real Driving Simulator, 25 years in the making.
  • Find your line. Whether you're a racer, collector, tuner, designer, photographer or arcade fan - immerse yourself in the facets of automotive culture that matter most to you.
  • Connect and compete. Join an international community of drivers to share race strategies, tuning tips, livery designs and photos, before taking to the track to go head-to-head.
  • English (Subtitle)
SaleBestseller No. 9
No More Heroes 3 – Day 1 Edition - PlayStation 5
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No More Heroes 3 – Day 1 Edition - PlayStation 5
  • Day 1 Edition contains a 5.3” x 7.3” softcover 70-page art book, a CD featuring select songs from the soundtrack, and a 7” x 4” Santa Destroy commemorative biker license plate, all in a custom box with an original illustration
  • Grow Your Galactic Legend - In classic No More Heroes style, the Galactic Superhero Rankings are packed with outrageous boss battles, each oozing with personality; Soar through the ranks and prove you're the baddest in the universe
  • Old Dog, New Tricks - From beam katana boss to wrestling pro, Travis can do it all; Take violence to new extremes with the customizable Death Glove, and punish those deadly invaders with combat that suits your style
  • Superheroic Side Hustles - Explore Santa Destroy on Travis’ Demzamtiger to pick up odd jobs, from Coast Guard missions to toilet cleaning, then hit the road to unique locales like Neo Brazil and Thunderdome to keep the cash rolling in
  • Bolder, Badder, and Better Than Ever - Thanks to sharper visuals, No More Heroes 3 has never looked better; Add in improved load times and better responsiveness, and you’ll be dishing out eye-popping ultra-violence in no time
SaleBestseller No. 10
Marvel's Midnight Suns Enhanced Edition - PlayStation 5
  • Fight the legions of Lilith in style with the Marvel’s Midnight Suns Enhanced Edition!
  • Darkness Falls. Rise Up!
  • Live Among the Legends
  • Fight and Think Like A Super Hero
  • English (Playback Languages)

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