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Snuggle up with the best cozy games on PS4 and PS5

This thoughtfully curated selection of peaceful and life-affirming games will help you unwind, de-stress and generally chill out.

Cozy life simulations

Live your dream life

Settle down somewhere far from the stresses and demands of the daily grind. 

Disney Dreamlight Valley

Live among Disney and Pixar characters in a world of your design. Restore magic to a land blighted by the Forgetting and unlock themed Realms that will bring more familiar faces to your neighbourhood.

Cozy Grove

A haunted island might not sound particularly cozy, but the ghostly residents of Cozy Grove just want to make friends. Set up camp on this painterly island, soothe restless spirits and restore colour to their home.

Grow: Song of the Evertree

This relaxing sandbox game gives you the power to create and nurture entire worlds. Take time to explore beautiful environments, gather materials, catch fish and bugs, and restore the Evertree to its former glory.

Cozy exploration games

Discover fantastical worlds

Take a welcome break from reality and venture into unfamiliar realms that will fill you with wonder.

Stray

Ponder an ancient mystery as a playful kitty in this thoughtful adventure game. Slink and scratch your way through a neon-lit cyberpunk city, making friends with amusing androids along the way.

ABZU

Dive into a serene underwater odyssey and explore the depths of the ocean of wisdom. Lose yourself to this meditative and mystical journey as you swim with whales, turtles and guppies galore.

Spiritfarer

Become ferrymaster to those who have passed on, in this emotional, hand-drawn adventure. Upgrade your vessel, forge meaningful relationships with spirits seeking closure, and explore the open seas of the afterlife.

Hohokum

Let your guard down and embrace your imagination in a curiosity-rewarding playground. Unwind with the Long Mover, a swooping, looping kite-snake, as you explore and experiment your way around a colourful, surreal world.

Creative cozy games

Express yourself

Enjoy the freedom to unleash your imagination and let your artistic side flourish.

Dreams Universe

Shape your wildest dreams into playable reality with this remarkable creative engine. Join a welcoming global community of creatives and draw inspiration from an ever-growing universe of imagination.

Short cozy games

Short and sweet

Bite-sized outings that will stay with you long after the credits roll.

Unpacking

Find comfort in organization in this zen puzzle game. Experience a lifetime of moving into new homes, with a unique narrative told through the objects you unpack that will renew your appreciation for your own long-held belongings.

Behind The Frame: The Finest Scenery

A picture paints a thousand words in this lavishly animated piece of interactive fiction. Packed with light puzzles that are as satisfying as they are calming, this is a touching, inspirational tale not to be missed.

Cozy narrative games

Wrap yourself up in a snug story

Lose yourself in this collection of comforting tales.

A Memoir Blue

Explore new storytelling depths as you dive into this interactive poem that follows a champion swimmer’s turbulent childhood. Recommended for fans of gripping family dramas and magical realism.

I Am Dead

From the creators of Hohokum comes a disarming, life-affirming adventure about what awaits us after death. Gorgeously rendered, touching and refreshingly laidback, this is a meditative must.

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