New PS4 Games of 2021: All The Release Dates

What's coming up on the PS4 horizon?

PS4 Pro console
PS4 Pro

Prepare to lift your lighters in the air: 2021 will be one of the final years that the PS4 is properly supported as the main Sony console, especially now that the PS5 is out. After seven years as the head honcho, we’ll slowly start seeing new PS4 games dry up until all that remains is FIFA.

2021 won’t mark the immediate end of the PS4; Sony are going to support the second most successful console of all time for a good while yet. When huge exclusives like Horizon Forbidden West are quite surprisingly going to be available on both the PS4 and PS5, it’s clear that Sony won’t be abandoning the console for a long, long time. If the PS4 is to be knocked off its throne, though, its upcoming games are as good a send-off for the king as any.

From long-awaited remakes to sequels that look like they might change how we view narrative-driven experiences, there are a tonne of new games coming up on the PS4 that demand your attention over the coming year. We’ll be adding to this list when new PS4 games are announced, though we won’t be going into detail on ports and remasters.

PS4 Games 2021 Release Dates

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GameRelease Date
Hitman 3January 20th, 2021
Werewolf: The Apocalypse - EarthbloodFebruary 4th, 2021
Little Nightmares 2February 10th, 2021
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time RemakeMarch 18th, 2021
Balan Wonderworld March 26th, 2021
OutridersApril 1st, 2021
Guilty Gear StriveApril 9th, 2021
NieR ReplicantApril 23rd, 2021
Resident Evil Village May 7th, 2021
CoD 2021October 2021
FIFA 22October 2021
Roller ChampionsEarly 2021
Oddworld: SoulstormTBC 2021
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2TBC 2021
Rainbow Six QuarantineTBC 2021
Skull & BonesTBC 2021
Psychonauts 2TBC 2021
Dying Light 2TBC 2021
Aeon Must DieTBC 2021
Aragami 2TBC 2021
BiomutantTBC 2021
Black Myth: Wu KongTBC 2021
Blood Bowl 3TBC 2021
Chivalry 2TBC 2021
ChorusTBC 2021
Diablo 4TBC 2021
Dragon Age 4TBC 2021
Dynasty Warriors 9 EmpiresTBC 2021
Far Cry 6TBC 2021
Goodbye Volcano HighTBC 2021
Gotham KnightsTBC 2021
Hogwarts LegacyTBC 2021
Hood: Outlaws and LegendsTBC 2021
Horizon Forbidden WestTBC 2021
Jett: The Far ShoreTBC 2021
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker SagaTBC 2021
Little Devil InsideTBC 2021
Martha is DeadTBC 2021
Mass Effect Legendary EditionTBC 2021
Neo: The World Ends with YouTBC 2021
Operation: TangoTBC 2021
Praey for the GodsTBC 2021
Scarlet NexusTBC 2021
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of AshesTBC 2021
The Good LifeTBC 2021
The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of DoomTBC 2021
Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster WorldTBC 2021
Babylon's FallTBC
Atomic Heart TBC

Find a full list of all 2021 releases here.

PS4 Games Release Schedule 2021: The Biggest Games

Horizon Forbidden West
Horizon Forbidden West

First of all, it is very odd to put together a list of upcoming games and have no The Last of Us Part II, Cyberpunk 2077, or Final Fantasy VII Remake to include as games to look forward to. It’s almost surreal that they are now out.

The biggest PS4 game of the year will quite comfortably be Horizon Forbidden West, which may very well be the final big first-party game to come to the system. Not a great deal is known about it at this time of writing, but Aloy will be fighting more exotic robot dinosaurs in all new locales. Sign us up.

Resident Evil Village was revealed close to launch to also be a PS4 game, despite it earlier looking like just coming to next-gen and PC. It’s a similar game to Resident Evil 7, which was an absolute beauty on the system, so here’s hoping Capcom can delivering the scares again with Village.

Hitman 3 is maybe one of the best ways to start 2021 and it’s coming to PS4 in early January. As well as providing the slick stealth action the World of Assassination trilogy has almost perfected, Hitman 3 on PS4 will also come with VR support so now you can chuck briefcases at hapless civilians in virtual reality.

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake may not have blown many minds when it was first revealed, though Ubisoft have given themselves enough time to give it a fresh lick of paint. Hopefully this will lead to a brand new Prince game down the line, as long as it’s successful and if people give it a chance.

Outriders in April is another live-service loot shooter amidst a sea of them, though its focus on giving players seemingly superpowers may help it to stand out more. People Can Fly know how to make great action, so at least it should play well.

Far Cry 6 is due out in 2021 and, yes, it is certainly Far Cry from everything we’ve seen so far. Hey, it’s a good formula, so they can’t be blamed for sticking with it. Travel to Yara and take down the dictator Gus Fring Moff Gideon Anton Castillo, portrayed by the almost always excellent Giancarlo Esposito.

A couple of WB adaptations, Hogwarts Legacy and Gotham Knights, will be two of the most sought after new PS4 games of the year. Fair to say people are generally a little more excited for the latter than the former, though Knights’ apparent live service nature may not go down too well over time.

There are also quite a few AWOL games that might be worth keeping an eye out for in 2021 on PS4. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, Rainbow Six Quarantine, Skull & Bones, Dying Light 2, and even Dead Island 2 may see the light of day over the course of the year, but don’t hold your breath.

Which PS4 games are you most looking forward to in 2021?

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