PlayStation 5 is definitely the most talked-about video game console in 2021. Of course, the gaming community is talking about it because of console’s shortage in the global market. However, the other reason why PS5 is at the top of the hype graph is because of all the amazing upcoming PS5 exclusives.
PC and Xbox players envy PlayStation players because of PS exclusive titles such as Horizon Zero Dawn, Spider-Man, God of War, etc. Well, Sony likes to maintain its reputation for exclusives by giving us more incredible PS5 exclusive games. So, let’s dive straight to find out what’s coming to PS5 in 2021 and beyond.
Best Upcoming PS5 Exclusives
|S.No.||Upcoming PS5 Games||Release Date|
|1.||Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart||June 11, 2021|
|2.||God Of War Ragnarok||2022 (Expected)|
|3.||Returnal||April 30, 2021|
|4.||Gran Turismo 7||2022|
|5.||Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade||June 10, 2021|
|7.||Horizon Forbidden West||2021|
1. Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
The first upcoming PS5 exclusive we are going to talk about is Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart. Sony announced the much-awaited Ratchet & Clank sequel in 2020, and it is set to release in June 2021. So, if you managed to get your hands on PS5, you’ll be following the story of Ratchet and his robotic friend Clank in a few months.
In Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, the dynamic duo will jump between different dimensions while trying to save the world. And it goes without mentioning that game’s combat will be interesting because of several fictional and fancy-looking firearms. In short, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is one of the best upcoming PS5 exclusives coming in 2021.
Release Date: June 11, 2021
2. God Of War Ragnarok
2018’s God Of War, which was exclusive to PS4 at the time of release, made PC and Xbox players envy PS4 owners. Well, Sony is already working on the sequel of the same title, which is scheduled to release in 2021. However, there are high chances that God of War Ragnarok will be delayed to 2022.
God of War Ragranok will start where its predecessor left off, and it is surely one of the best upcoming PS5 exclusives. Millions of God of War fans are desperately waiting for the game’s release. It’s speculated that the God of War sequel might see a battle between Kratos and Thor. So, you could understand why there’s so much excitement for the game.
Release Date: 2022 (Expected)
Developed by Housemarque, Returnal is a third-person psychological horror game. It is one of the most interesting upcoming PS5 exclusives that will feature a space pilot stranded on an alien planet. Remember Doctor Strange’s ending where Stephen Strange got stuck in a death time loop? Or Tom Cruise’s Edge of Tomorrow? Well, Returnal will follow a similar concept. The game’s protagonist, Selene, is resurrected every time she dies. After her revival, Selene has to explore this strange alien environment and discover ways to break this unending loop.
Release Date: April 30, 2021
4. Gran Turismo 7
If you own a PS5, you’re lucky enough to play Gran Turismo 7 when it arrives in 2022. The game will feature an astonishing single-player campaign along with special events, championships, etc. Initially, players speculated that the new Gran Turismo game would arrive for PS4 and PS5. However, Sony confirmed that Gran Turismo 7 isn’t coming for PS4, making it one of the best upcoming PS5 exclusives.
Release Date: 2022
5. Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
Who isn’t familiar with the award-winning Final Fantasy VII Remake? The action role-playing title was one of the most popular and hyped-up video games of 2020. The developers want to maintain the hype by releasing Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, which is exclusive to PS5.
The upcoming PS5 exclusive is a visually enhanced and expanded version of Final Fantasy VII Remake. Besides visual improvements, the game will feature some new story arcs and other gameplay additions. The DLC will let players take control of Yuffie, who wasn’t available in the original game.
Release Date: June 10, 2021
Initially called Project Athia, Forspoken is an upcoming action RPG title developed by Luminous Productions. The game is scheduled to release in 2022 for PS5 and Microsoft Windows. In the “narrative-driven adventure,” you’ll play as Frey Holland, who has to survive in a dangerous, yet beautiful world using her magical abilities. As of now, it’s unclear if the game would be available on the Xbox console. However, in terms of video game consoles, only PS5 owners would enjoy the game.
Release Date: 2022
7. Horizon Forbidden West
Horizon Forbidden West is the much-awaited sequel of critically acclaimed Horizon Zero Dawn. The game is scheduled to release in 2021 for PS4 and PS5. Horizon forbidden West isn’t exactly an upcoming PS5 exclusive, but it is still under the PS exclusive umbrella. And while we are talking about the best upcoming PS5 games, Forbidden West deserves to be on the list.
Zero Dawn was one of the masterpiece video games that was PS4 exclusive for a long time until it was released for PC. It’s safe to presume that Forbidden West might follow a similar path. However, only PS4 and PS5 players would be able to enjoy the game for a long, long time.
Release Date: 2021
Best Upcoming PS5 Games: Wrapping Up
That’s it, these are the best upcoming PS5 exclusives you should look out for in the future. Of course, Sony will announce more PS5 exclusives in the coming months. So, we’ll update the list accordingly. Meanwhile, Fossbytes offers some amazing gaming content, so make sure to explore that before you leave.