The all-new next-gen console, PlayStation 5 has become the fastest-selling console around the globe, and gamers from all over are looking to get their hands on adventure games. And although the relatively new console has only a handful of titles available, we’ve managed to compile a list of the best adventure games for PlayStation 5 you can play right now.
PS5’s backward ability allows you to access the wide library of PS4 games as well and if you find some adventure games from the previous generation, don’t hesitate to try them on the better looking PlayStation 5.
If you’re eager to get your hands on the best adventure games available for PlayStation then we highly recommend sticking till the very end to find out our picks. Without any further ado, we’ll get right to it.
Best Adventure Games for PlayStation 5
1. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
The all-new Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is the latest addition to the vast library of PlayStation 5 adventure games and its flawless cinematics are setting the bar really high. With Peter Parker out of the picture, Miles Morales, who was also bitten by a genetically enhanced spider, finds himself as the protector of the city and has to face off thugs from all over.
In addition to an intriguing plot, the visuals are absolutely stunning and when the ray-tracing feature is enabled, the graphics are likely to blow you away. For adventure game fanatics, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is highly recommended for PlayStation 5.
2. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
While the latest installment in the franchise, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is available on PlayStation 5, we’re going with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey because of its unmatched adventure and story-telling. Also, nothing can ever top Kassandra’s struggle to unite her family and make Sparta great again.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey consists of a very long campaign along with interesting side quests that will keep you occupied for a long time. The RPG elements have also greatly contributed to the success of this action/adventure game on PlayStation 5 and if you haven’t played it yet, you better hurry.
3. Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima is an open-world adventure game full of breath-taking visuals and a brilliantly written plot that will leave you drooling. The story-telling is even better and as usual, Sucker Punch, the developers behind this exceptional game, did their job remarkably well and managed to create a game that will be praised for decades.
Ghost Tsushima is set in the Mongol era and tells fictional tales of their efforts to invade Japan but, Jin Sakai, a samurai, stands in their way to protect his homeland, Tsushima Island. But to succeed in defending his motherland, Jin reached out to his allies to stick it to the Mongols.
In the adventure-game genre, Ghost of Tsushima holds a special place and if you haven’t played it already, we suggest playing this adventure game on PlayStation 5 to enjoy its stunning visuals and storytelling that is guaranteed to leave you in awe.
4. Marvel’s Avengers
The dream of every Marvel fanatic came true with the much anticipated, Marvel’s Avengers as it provided us with the opportunity to play with our favorite superheroes. From Tony Stark’s Iron Man, Captain America to the might green-blooded Hulk, players had to bash around the evil forces with the help of these avengers.
Although Marvel’s Avenger has received mixed reviews from critics, it is undoubtedly a wonderful adventure game on the PlayStation 5. The opportunity to control some of the most powerful heroes on the face of the earth and beyond is alone more than enough to impress some.
Marvel’s Avengers is a game that will thrill anyone who enjoys throwing punches with the mighty Hulk or smashing enemies with the infamous shield of Captain America.
5. A Plague Tale: Innocence
In a land crawling with stranger creatures during the plague, matters take a turn for the worst when Amicia de Rune, the main protagonist, has to flee the enemies with her brother, Hugo. And while plotting to avenge the death of her father, Amicia has to take every step with extreme caution if she is to survive with her brother.
This adventure/action game has undoubtedly one of the most compelling plots of all time, and the game’s gameplay is so unique and engaging that you’ll never be bored of it. Thankfully, A Plague Tale: Innocence is readily available on PlayStation 5 and the second installment of A Plague Tale is already in the works.
A quite unusual adventure/horror third-person game, Control tells the dark story of Jesse Faden who is on a quest to find her brother in a strange facility occupied by all kinds of evil creatures. The fast-paced shooter surely brings an unforgettable adventure and backed with those stunning visuals, once you’ve played Control, you are likely to keep the horrid scenes in your mind for quite a long time.
And as you make progress, each floor gets even more intense with more and more creatures making their way to hunt you down. Although Control is an adventure game that doesn’t appeal to a much wider spectrum of gamers because of its unusual storyline, you’re likely to enjoy it if you aren’t a faint-hearted person.
Fortunately, Control’s Ultimate edition is readily available on PlayStation 5 and if you’re after adventure games, Control is highly recommended.
7. Death Stranding
The unsettling journey of Sam and BB attached to his chest tells a tale of a memorable adventure that’s made even more realistic by PlayStation 5. And with enhanced shock sensors on the DualSense PS5 controller, you’re like to experience all kinds of emotions while playing the infamous adventure/action game known as Death Stranding.
The adventure between the realm of the living and the dead gets even more interesting as you make progress in the game and although the campaign is roughly 50 hours long, you’re likely to enjoy every bit of it.
That’s all folks!