A Motherload of Console Exclusives
This year is giving us an truckload of PS4 console exclusive games. With so many to keep track of, we’ve compiled them all here for your convenience. Click ahead to check out all of Sony’s exclusives coming in 2017.
Check back often as we update this gallery with more games and release dates as they’re confirmed.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone
Developer: Sega | Release Date: January 10 | Watch the Trailer
2064: Read Only Memories
2064: Read Only Memories is an expanded version of the 2015 cyberpunk adventure game of the same name. Unlike the original release, the new version includes full voice acting, new puzzles, and new writing.
Developer: Midboss | Release Date: January 17 | Watch the Trailer
Gravity Rush 2
Gravity Rush 2 once again puts you in control of Kat, as she goes on a gravity-defying adventure to defeat the evil forces terrorizing the aerial city of Hekseville.
Developer: SIE Japan Studio and Project Siren | Release Date: January 20 | Watch the Trailer
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue is a collection that includes a high-definition remaster of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance as well as two new pieces of story content that expand upon the events of previous games.
Developer: Square Enix 1st Production Department | Release Date: January 24 | Watch the Trailer
Tales of Berseria
Tales of Berseria is an action-RPG tells the story of the ill-tempered Velvet as she journeys across the sacred kingdom of Midgand with a group of pirates.
Developer: Bandai Namco Studios | Release Date: January 24 | Watch the Trailer
Yakuza 0 is a prequel to the well-regarded Yakuza series. Set in 1988, you play as both mainstay protagonists–Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima–during their formative years working to climb the ranks of Japan’s criminal underworld.
Developer: Sega | Release Date: January 24 | Watch the Trailer
Double Dragon IV
Double Dragon IV continues the legacy of the classic beat ’em up series, bringing back the old school visual style from its earliest entries.
Developer: Arc System Works | Release Date: January 30 | Watch the Trailer
Digimon World: Next Order
Digimon World: Next Order is the first Digimon World game to reach the West in over 10 years. It follows the adventures of a high school student that gets sucked into the Digital World only to discover that it’s under siege by an army of Machinedramons.
Developer: B.B. Studio | Release Date: January 31 | Watch the Trailer
Divide is an open-ended sci-fi dungeon crawler that tells the story of David, a widowed father in search of his kidnapped daughter.
Developer: Sega | Release Date: January 31 | Watch the Trailer
Nioh is a Dark Souls-like dungeon crawler set in a Sengoku-era Japan that’s overrun by a demon infestation. It’s developed by Team Ninja, the studio behind the brutally difficult Ninja Gaiden series.
Developer: Team Ninja | Release Date: February 9 | Watch the Trailer
Ys Origin is the prequel to the long-running Ys franchise. It takes place 700s year before the events of the first game.
Developer: Nihon Falcom | Release Date: February 21 | Watch the Trailer
Horizon: Zero Dawn
Horizon: Zero Dawn is an upcoming open world action-RPG that puts you in control of a hunter named Aloy as she journeys across a post-apocalyptic world dominated by mechanical creatures.
Developer: Guerrilla Games | Release Date: February 28 | Watch the Trailer
Disc Jam is a fast-paced action-sports game that pits up to four players against each other in a frantic combination of air hockey and tennis.
Developer: High Horse Entertainment | Release Date: March 7 | Watch the Trailer
Nier: Automata is the sequel to a cult favorite action-RPG released in 2010. It takes place sometime after the events of the first game and puts you in the role of a powerful android soldier tasked with driving off an invasion of machine-like beings.
Developer: Platinum Games | Release Date: March 7 | Watch the Trailer
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX is a PS4 re-release of the PS3 high-definition remasters of several Kingdom Hearts games.
Developer: Square Enix 1st Production Department | Release Date: March 28 | Watch the Trailer
MLB The Show 17
MLB The Show 17 once again provides fans with a realistic baseball experience while adding a variety of new features, such as the ability to import career saves from last year and an in-depth RPG mode that allows you to influence the season in myriad ways both on the field and off.
Developer: SIE San Diego Studio | Release Date: March 28 | Watch the Trailer
Danganronpa 1•2 Reload
Danganronpa 1•2 Reload is a collection of the first two games in the cult favorite Danganronpa adventure game series.
Developer: Spike Chunsoft | Release Date: March 31 | Watch the Trailer
Drawn To Death
Developer: The Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency | Release Date: April 4 | Watch the Trailer
The long-running Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series is back with its fifth entry. It follows the adventures of a group of high school kids who secretly moonlight as supernatural cat burglars.
Developer: Atlus | Release Date: April 4 | Watch the Trailer
The Silver Case
The Silver Case is an HD remaster of developer Suda 51’s first game with studio Grasshoppper Manufacture. Set in a city called the “24 Wards,” it tells the story of a bizarre series of murders and the detectives investigating the case.
Developer: Grasshopper Manufacture | Release Date: April 18 | Watch the Trailer
Dragon Quest Heroes II
Dragon Quest Heroes II is the latest in the Dynasty Warriors and Dragon Quest mash-up series. It expands upon its predecessor by providing online multiplayer with up to four people, as well as the ability to transform into and battle as monsters.
Developer: Omega Force | Release Date: April 25 | Watch the Trailer
Birthdays: The Beginning
Birthdays: The Beginning is the newest game by legendary Japanese developer Yasuhiro Wada, the creator of the Harvest Moon series. It’s a colorful god game that focuses on simple, easy-to-understand mechanics.
Developer: Toybox, Inc. | Release Date: May 9 | Watch the Trailer
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception
Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception is a strategy RPG follows the story of Haku, a mysterious amnesiac who gets dragged into the political turmoil of the nation of Yamato.
Developer: Atlus | Release Date: May 31 | Watch the Trailer
Crash Bandicoot: N.Sane Trilogy
Crash Bandicoot: N. Sane Trilogy is a collection of high-definition remasters of the first three Crash Bandicoot games.
Developer: Vicarious Visions | Release Date: June 30 | Watch the Trailer
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is the latest installment of the long-running Ys franchise. It follows the adventures of protagonist Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden
Developer: Nihon Falcom | Release Date: Fall 2017
Ace Combat 7
Ace Combat 7 is the first true addition to the long-running flight simulator series in nearly a decade. It fully supports PlayStation VR, which means your dream of being an ace fighter pilot is this much closer to becoming a reality.
Developer: Project Aces | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Boundless is a sandbox MMORPG where you and others explore a procedurally generated world. Its major highlight is its portal mechanic, which lets you place doors that can take you to other worlds.
Developer: Wonderstruck | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony continues the bloody saga of previous games, pitting another group of students against one another in a Battle Royale-esque conflict of violence and logic.
Developer: Spike Chunsoft | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Death’s Gambit is an atmospheric Dark Souls-like dungeon crawler that’s displayed from a 2D-sidescroller perspective.
Developer: White Rabbit | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age is the high-definition remaster of the critically acclaimed twelfth entry in the Final Fantasy series. Rather than build the version that launched in the US in 2006, the game is a remaster of the expanded International Zodiac Job System edition, which was only released in Japan.
Developer: Square Enix | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Gran Turismo Sport
Gran Turismo Sport is the latest entry in the long-running racing simulator series. It focuses on providing players with real-life awards for competing in and winning Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile-sponsored racing competitions.
Developer: Polyphony Digital | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is the latest action game by Ninja Theory, the studio behind Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey of the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry. The game’s story is based around Celtic mythology and tells the story of Senua, a warrior embarking on a journey through a hellish underworld.
Developer: Ninja Theory | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Mages of Mystralia
Mages of Mystralia is a Zelda-inspired action-adventure where you play as a mage on an epic quest to master her magical skills. Its major highlight is a customizable magic system that allows you to apply a variety of effects to spells.
Developer: Borealys Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
New Hot Shots Golf [Working Title]
A new entry in Sony’s iconic golfing franchise is set to launch sometime this year. It’s adding customizable golfer avatars, new online gameplay modes, and free-roam golf courses.
Developer: JAPAN Studio / Clap Hanz | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Nex Machina: Death Machine
Developer: Housemarque | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Nidhogg 2 brings back its predecessor’s signature back-and-forth competitive swordplay while adding in a wealth of new abilities and weapons, as well as an expressive new visual style.
Developer: Messhof Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is the long-awaited sequel to 2010’s Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch. Rather than focus on the continued adventures of the protagonists from the first game, it introduces a completely new cast of characters who must fight against an emerging threat in the kingdom of Ding Dong Dell.
Developer: Level-5 | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Pyre is the latest game by Supergiant Games, the studio behind the critically acclaimed Bastion and Transistor. It’s an action-RPG that tasks you with leading a band of exiles to freedom from a dangerous and mystical land.
Developer: Supergiant Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
PaRappa the Rapper Remastered
PaRappa the Rapper Remastered is an HD re-release of the fan favorite 1997 PS1 rhythm game.
Developer: SIE Japan Studio | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
The long-awaited third entry in the cult classic Shenmue series continues Ryo Hazuki’s desperate search for his father’s killer, Lan Di. This time he’s travelling from Yokosuka, Japan to the mountainous region of Guilin, China.
Developer: Neilo and Us Net | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Tokyo 42 is an isometric action title inspired by classics like Syndicate and the first Grand Theft Auto. It put you in the role of an assassin working to uncover a dark conspiracy.
Developer: SMAC Games | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is a stand-alone chapter in the Uncharted series where you play as fan-favorite character Chloe Frazer, as she embarks on an adventure in search of a mystical treasure known as The Tusk of Ganesha.
Developer: Naughty Dog | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
What Remains of Edith Finch
What Remains of Edith Finch is an adventure game tells the story of Edith, the last surviving member of the Finch family, who’s on a personal journey to discover the truth behind her mysterious family.
Developer: Giant Sparrow | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Windjammers is a one-on-one action-sports game that mixes air hockey and tennis. It originally came out on the Neo Geo arcade system back in 1994.
Developer: Data East | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Yakuza Kiwami is a remake of the first entry of the Yakuza series. It improves the resolution, textures, and loading times, as well as clear up some of the first game’s more confusing plot lines and inconsistencies.
Developer: Sega | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer
Wipeout: Omega Collection
Developer: Various studios | Release Date: TBA 2017 | Watch the Trailer