PlayStation 5 gamers have plenty to look forward to in 2023. Here are some of the most anticipated games coming out this year.
Sony had a number of first-party titles hit consoles in 2022. From Horizon Forbidden West to God of War Ragnarök, Sony dominated the scene last year. And things are looking even better in 2023, with a number of huge titles set to arrive throughout the year from PlayStation studios.
With plenty to look forward to, here are 10 of the most anticipated games coming to PlayStation 5 in 2023.
10 Most Anticipated PlayStation 5 Exclusive Games Coming in 2023
1. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 - Fall 2023
The sequel to the 2018 release of Marvel's Spider-Man, Marvel's Spider-Man 2 sees Bryan Intihar and Ryan Smith return as creative director and game director, respectively. While little has been revealed about this upcoming sequel, the game is set to release in Fall 2023 for the PlayStation 5.
2. Final Fantasy XVI - June 22
Square Enix's tentpole franchise is getting its next installment later this year. Produced by Final Fantasy XIV's Naoki Yoshida, Final Fantasy XVI follows the story of Clive Rosfield in pursuit of the dark Eikon Ifrit, after the destruction of his home kingdom. The game is set for release on June 22, 2023 for PlayStation 5.
3. Forspoken - Jan. 24
A brand new IP from Square Enix, developed by Luminous Productions, Forspoken introduces us to the story of Frey Holland who finds herself transported from New York City to the fantasy world of Athia. Equipped with new magical powers, Frey must survive Athia under its tyrannical rule by the Tantas and find her way home. Forspoken is set for release Jan. 24 on PlayStation 5 and PC.
4. Horizon Call of the Mountain (PSVR 2) - Feb. 22, 2023
A new adventure in the Horizon world, Call of the Mountain will debut on the PSVR 2, and follows Ryas, a disgraced former soldier. The game will feature characters new and old, including Aloy, across its adventure. The game will release for the PSVR 2 on Feb. 22, 2023.
5. Silent Hill 2 Remake - TBD
A remake of the iconic survival horror game of the same name, Silent Hill 2 is being developed by Bloober Team under the watchful eye of Konami. The remake was announced by Konami in October 2022, and while a release date has yet to be given it will be heading to the PlayStation 5.
6. Death Stranding 2 - TBD
Announced during The Game Awards 2022, Death Stranding 2 (working title) is yet another ambitious project from Kojima Productions. Like the first, the game will feature Norman Reedus and Léa Seydoux, alongside others, though their roles have yet to be defined. A release dater for the game has yet to be announced, but it will be launching on PlayStation 5.
7. Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth - Winter 2023
The second part of Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII Remake trilogy, Rebirth is set to release in Winter 2023. The game will follow on from the expanded retelling seen in Final Fantasy VII Remake, and will lkely resume the story of Cloud and co. after leaving Midgar.
8. Stellar Blade - TBD 2023
Formally known as Project Eve, Stellar Blade is an upcoming action game from Shift Up Corp that sees players drop into an extinct Earth as Eve, on her journey to save Earth and protect the surviving citizens of Xion. Stellar Blade does not have a release date, but the game will be coming to PlayStation 5.
9. The Dark Pictures: Switchback (PSVR 2) - Feb. 22, 2023
A spin-off of The Dark Pictures Anthology, The Dark Pictures: Switchback is an upcoming rail shooter developed and published by Supermassive Games for the PlayStation VR2. This horror-themed shooter will feature locations from the four games of The Dark Pictures first season, such as Little Hope.
10. Marvel's Wolverine - TBD
Though little has been revealed about Insomniac Games' upcoming Marvel's Wolverine, the short teaser captured fan attention. The game doesn't have a release date just yet, but it is currently in development for the PlayStation 5.
Wondering what's coming out later this month? Check out our list of game releases for January 2023.