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The Most Anticipated PS4 / PS5 Games of 2024

The Most Anticipated PS4 / PS5 Games of 2024
Written by: ASH
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30/01/2024

As we step into 2024, the gaming world buzzes with excitement for the upcoming releases on PS4 and PS5. Last year set a high bar with titles like Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and Final Fantasy XVI, but 2024 promises to elevate the gaming experience even further. This year, PlayStation fans have a lot to look forward to, with a blend of remastered classics and brand-new adventures.

 

Among the most anticipated games, we find a mix of genres and stories, each promising to offer unique experiences. From the immersive worlds of action RPGs to the thrilling narratives of adventure games, PS4 and PS5 are set to deliver entertainment that caters to every gamer's taste. Let's dive into the titles that are generating the most buzz in the PlayStation community this year.

 

 

 

PlayStation Exclusives

 

 

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered

 


Coming to PS5 on January 19, 2024, this remastered version of the acclaimed 2020 Game of the Year breathes new life into the gripping narrative and intense gameplay. Enhanced with native 4K in fidelity mode and improved frame rates, it also introduces fresh game modes, including a speedrun option and unrestricted guitar play. Fans eagerly await the release, anticipating a deeper dive into the game's emotionally charged world.


Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

 

 

Set for release on February 29, 2024, exclusively on PS5, this sequel to the Final Fantasy VII Remake continues the reimagined epic. Players will rejoin Cloud and Sephiroth in a story that promises to deviate creatively from the original. The game blends direct action with turn-based mechanics, offering expansive exploration areas, including Chocobo rides. It's a must-play for RPG enthusiasts and series fans.

 

 

Rise of the Ronin

 


Launching on PS5 on March 22, 2024, this ambitious project from Team Ninja sets players in a tumultuous period of Japanese history. As a masterless samurai, players will navigate a civil war-torn Japan, facing both human conflicts and deadly epidemics. This action-RPG promises a blend of historical narrative and deep combat mechanics, offering a unique open-world experience.

 

 

Death Stranding 2

 

 

Expected in 2024 for PS5, this sequel to Hideo Kojima's innovative title brings back Norman Reedus, Léa Seydoux, and Troy Baker, alongside newcomer Elle Fanning. While details are scarce, the anticipation is high for this narrative-driven experience. The first trailer hints at a continuation of the original's unique blend of storytelling, exploration, and surreal elements.

 

 

Silent Hill 2 Remake

 


Also anticipated in 2024 for PS5, this remake of the survival horror classic will utilize Unreal Engine 5 to deliver a modernized experience. Retaining the original's haunting narrative, it shifts to a third-person camera, enhancing the immersion. Players will revisit the eerie town of Silent Hill, following James Sunderland's search for his deceased wife, in a story that remains as compelling as it is terrifying.

 

Also Read: Top 10 Eagerly Awaited Video Games of 2024

 

 

Non-Exclusive Games

 

 

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

   

 

Launching on January 15, 2024, this game revives the beloved series with a 2.5D adventure. Players will guide Sargon through platforming challenges and boss battles, unlocking new abilities in a Metroidvania-style exploration. The Lost Crown promises a nostalgic yet fresh experience for both new and returning fans.

 

 

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

 

 

Set for a February 2, 2024 release, this action-packed title brings a unique twist to the DC Universe. Players control Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and King Shark, each with unique abilities, in an open-world Metropolis. The game combines solo and cooperative gameplay, offering an intense, narrative-driven experience.

 

 

Skull and Bones

   

 

Releasing on February 16, 2024, this pirate-themed adventure from Ubisoft lets players command their ship in intense naval battles. Set in the Indian Ocean, the goal is to rise as the ultimate pirate, a premise reminiscent of Assassin’s Creed Black Flag's beloved naval mechanics.

 

 

Dragon’s Dogma 2

   

 

Coming on March 22, 2024, this open-world action RPG continues the legacy of its predecessor. Players embark on a fantastical journey, battling dragons and other mythical creatures. The game features AI companions, the Pawns, enhancing the solo gameplay experience with cooperative-like dynamics.

 

 

Black Myth: Wukong

 

 

Scheduled for August 20, 2024, this action RPG draws inspiration from the classic Chinese tale "Journey to the West." Players will navigate a beautifully rendered world using Unreal Engine 5, embodying the legendary Sun Wukong in a challenging, lore-rich adventure.

 

 

Star Wars Outlaws

 

 

Expected in 2024, this action-adventure game offers a fresh perspective in the Star Wars universe. Players follow Kay Vess, a galactic outlaw, in a story set between "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi." The game promises a blend of adventure, strategy, and rich storytelling.

 

 

Hollow Knight: Silksong

 

 

Anticipated in 2024, this sequel to the critically acclaimed Hollow Knight introduces a new kingdom to explore. Players control Hornet, navigating through a world filled with intricate challenges and enemies, maintaining the series' reputation for fluid gameplay and high difficulty.

 

 

The Plucky Squire

 

 

Also expected in 2024, this imaginative title blends 2D and 3D gameplay. Players follow Jot, a storybook squire who leaps into the real world, offering a variety of gameplay styles from platforming to puzzle-solving, reminiscent of the innovative "It Takes Two."

 

 

Visions of Mana

 

 

Slated for 2024, this latest entry in the Mana series brings a new story and real-time 3D combat. Players embark on a quest to protect a sacred tree, exploring a world filled with magic and engaging in dynamic battles, promising a revival of the classic RPG experience.

 

Also Read: PS5 vs Xbox Series X: Which Console Should You Buy?

 

 

Conclusion

 

As 2024 unfolds, PlayStation enthusiasts have a thrilling lineup to anticipate on both PS4 and PS5. From remastered classics like The Last of Us Part 2 and Silent Hill 2 to innovative new titles like Rise of the Ronin and Death Stranding 2, there's something for every gamer. This year also welcomes diverse genres, from action RPGs like Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to unique adventures like The Plucky Squire. Whether you're a fan of intense narratives, strategic gameplay, or immersive worlds, 2024 is set to be an unforgettable year in gaming for PlayStation fans.

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