The must-play blockbusters on PlayStation Plus Game Catalogue

From big-name franchises to modern remasters of some of gaming's biggest hits, discover, rediscover and experience a huge range of must-play blockbusters via Game Catalogue available for all PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium/Deluxe members.

Deathloop

Enjoy your stay on Blackreef island! We recommend: joining in the jive of two assassins with two very different endgames.

Whether you choose a stealthy or all-guns-blazing approach, DEATHLOOP is the stage where you set the tempo of your targets’ demise. Embrace the chaos, feel the funky tunes and let the good times loop. 

For players who liked: Ghostwire: Tokyo, Returnal 

Genre: First-person shooter

Kingdom Hearts III

Dive into an action-packed adventure with the latest instalment of Square Enix's and Disney's action role-playing series. 

Kingdom Hearts follows Sora, a Keyblade wielder, as he sets out with Donald and Goofy to stop the Heartless invasion. Along the way the heroic trio will team up with beloved Disney and Pixar characters as they embark on unforgettable adventures.

For players who liked: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Disney Dreamlight Valley

Genre: Role-playing game / JRPG

Returnal

Crash land onto Atropos, a shifting planet of alien biomes, ancient civilisations, and scores of inhabitants who are less than thrilled by your arrival.

At Returnal’s core is flow-state-inducing gunplay, a booming soundtrack of electronica, and a hard sci-fi schtick. All pulled together by a central mystery that’ll keep you coming back for more. 

For players who likedAlienation, Hades, Doom Eternal

Genre: Action / roguelike

Marvel's Spider-Man Miles Morales

If the Supervillains of Marvel's New York thought they’d get an easy ride with Spider-Man out of town, they’ve got another thing coming.

The follow-up to Insomniac Games’ incredibly realised Marvel's Spider-Man (2018) delivers a heartfelt coming-of-age story and builds on its predecessor’s hefty combat. All in the space of a condensed runtime.

For players who liked: Batman Arkham Knight, inFAMOUS: Second Son

Genre: Action / adventure

Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut

Lead a one-man resistance on the shores of Tsushima Island, forging the honourable techniques of the Samurai with underhand guerrilla tactics.

Follow the guiding winds through a jaw-droppingly gorgeous feudal Japan. You’re unlikely to find another game that lets you dispatch a group of marauding Mongols then stop to compose a haiku about it.  

For players who liked: Assassin’s Creed OdysseySekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Genre: Action / adventure

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

A true gaming icon, Bethesda's sprawling epic is every bit as immersive and magical as it was when it first debuted over a decade ago. 

If you missed it the first time around, or if you're just aching to revisit the embattled climes of Skyrim, with its labyrinthine dungeons and hardy Nords, there's never been a better time.

For players who liked: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Elden Ring

Genre: Role-playing game / adventure

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Slip on the mask of Star-Lord and lead your fellow Guardians through this explosive sci-fi adventure.

A stellar blend of tactical third-person combat, killer tunes, and irreverent humour. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is an absolute blast for fans of single-player stories with loads to explore.

For players who likedMarvel’s Spider-Man, Mass Effect Legendary Edition

Genre: Action / adventure

Metro Exodus

All aboard the Aurora, an armoured train that’s your ticket out of the Moscow Metro (the series’ previous setting) and into what’s left of the world.

Expect a restrained approach when it comes to exploration – rather than an icon-filled map, it’s up to you to find your way through each of the immersive sandbox levels. No free rides in this wasteland!

For players who liked: Fallout 4, Dying Light 2

Genre: First-person shooter

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City - Definitive Edition

Welcome to the 1980s. From the decade of big hair, excess and pastel suits comes a story of one man's rise to the top of the criminal pile. Combining non-linear gameplay with a character-driven narrative, explore a town brimming with delights and degradation.

Featuring across-the-board enhancements including brilliant new lighting and environmental upgrades, high-resolution textures, increased draw distances and much more, this beloved classic comes to life with new levels of detail.

For players who liked: Grand Theft Auto VRed Dead Redemption 2

Genre: Action / adventure

Leaves the PlayStation Plus Game Catalogue 20th February, 2023.

Marvel's Avengers

Stylish superhero action with a human story at its heart – Marvel’s Avengers is a must-play for fans of the cinematic universe.

With tons of content for dedicated players to discover in both single player and co-op, assembling iconic heroes and smashing through supervillains is a satisfying experience with great replayability.

For players who liked: Gotham Knights, Marvel’s Iron Man VR

Genre: Action / adventure

Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Definitive Edition

Experience the latest critically acclaimed adventure in the long-running Dragon Quest franchise, now featuring a new orchestral score and a special 2D graphics mode.

Take on the role of The Luminary - a chosen warrior who must strive to restore balance and peace to world that vows to hunt him down. With a unique band of loyal companions, work to overthrow dark forces and a plot to plunge the world into chaos. 

For players who liked: Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom / Persona 5

Genre: Role-playing game / JRPG

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade

Witness sheer spectacle unfold in this epic reimagining of the classic '90s JRPG on PS5.

This sophisticated remake firmly turns up the volume. An ambitious story and unforgettable characters combine with a visually stunning world and a rousing soundtrack. Required reading for RPG lovers.

For players who liked: Persona 5 Royal, Final Fantasy XV

Genre: Role-playing game / JRPG

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Experience one of modern gaming's most enduring tactical shooters, still going strong with seasonal updates, new Operators and maps, seven years on from its initial launch.

Dive in now and choose from dozens of distinct Operators and engage in highly-refined tactical team combat across a range of possible modes, including Hostage Rescue, Secure Area and Bomb Diffuse.

For players who liked: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2Battlefield 2042

Genre: First-person shooter / team shooter

Death Stranding Director's Cut

Saddle up for a meditative trek across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Deliver packages, reconnect the world and try to keep up with the surreal story. 

You’ll find original ideas in every rocky crevice of this genre-defying game from Hideo Kojima. There’s a star-studded cast, moody soundtrack and a satisfying loop of making it from point A to point B. 

For players who liked: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Returnal

Genre: Open-world / adventure

Stray

Become the feline you always wanted to be in this platforming, puzzle-solving tale of adventure through dark, forgotten corners.

Navigate your way home through a neon-soaked cityscape; as you slink through this hushed world filled with robots, feel the fuzzy protagonist nuzzling their way into your heart. Cat naps optional but encouraged.  

For players who liked: Outer Wilds, Journey

Genre: Action / adventure

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Set out from the ancient island of Kephallonia and explore the vast island chains of southern Greece, by horse, by foot and by boat as you embark on a journey of self-discovery.

Set in the picturesque climes of classical Greece, explore a truly enormous game world, filled with stories to unravel, weapons and armour to discover and allies and enemies to be made along the way.

For players who liked: Ghost of TsushimaThe Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Genre: Action / adventure

God of War

At once cinematic and visceral, this is a coming-of-age journey through the harsh Norse wilds – for both father and son.

Join forces in combat with Kratos and Atreus in God of War. Combine this with their deeply personal odyssey together, and by the time credits roll, you’ll be right there with them on the highest peak in all the Realms.   

For players who likedHorizon Zero Dawn, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Genre: Action / adventure

Yakuza 0

Go back to where it all began as a headstrong Kiryu Kazuma brawling his way through boom-era Tokyo.

From gripping criminal melodrama to laugh-out-loud comedy, the tonal whiplash of Yakuza 0’s story is like nothing else. Combined with satisfying combat and endless optional diversions, there’s hours of content here to enjoy.

For players who liked: Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Mafia: Definitive Edition

Genre: Role-playing game / JRPG

Demon's Souls

A ground-up remake of the seminal 2009 original, Demon’s Souls brings the brutal world of Boletaria to PlayStation 5. 

Discover the game that quietly sparked the Souls’ series rise to popularity. Lovingly rebuilt and enhanced by Bluepoint Games, Demon’s Souls is an immersive fantasy adventure with tense combat and awesome boss fights.

For players who liked: Elden Ring, Bloodborne

Genre: Action / RPG

Saint's Row: The Third - Remastered

Silly, self-aware and effortlessly good fun – Saint’s Row: The Third Remastered is an enhanced port of one of the franchise’s finest entries.

Expand the Saints’ empire and take on rival crime syndicates for control of Stillwater city in this irreverent open-world sandbox. Need more mayhem? Double the destruction with a friend in online co-op.

For players who liked: Grand Theft Auto V, Just Cause 4

Genre: Action / adventure

The hidden gems of PlayStation Plus Extra

PlayStation Plus Extra is the best place to try new gaming experiences, from action-packed platformers and hardcore roguelikes to slow-burning story-driven adventures.