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List of PlayStation 5 launch games, install sizes and 2021 releases

Sony has revealed a list of all the PS5 launch games and install sizes, plus over a hundred additional PS5 titles coming in 2021 and beyond.

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Every seven years or so, one video game console life cycle comes to a close and a next-generation begins. As it turns out, 2020 is one of those years. In November, both Microsoft and Sony are releasing high-end new consoles within weeks of each other. The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 have their unique quirks and eccentricities, but when it comes to raw power, they're comparable.

For many then, choosing which console to buy will come down to the games available on the platform. Which collection of experiences most tickle your fancy will ultimately push you towards one console or the other. For the first time since the Xbox arrived to combat PlayStation, both manufacturers have a big suite of in-house developers working on exclusive titles, too.

Also Read: PlayStation 5 Review
Also Read: DualSense Review
Also Read: Full list of Xbox Series X games.

Below you will find a regularly updated list of all the games confirmed, announced and rumoured to be coming to the PS5. Where possible we have indicated the planned release window and console exclusivity. Release dates are global, although prices can differ between regions based on exchange rates.

Note, console exclusivity ignores the game's appearance on PC. And a "timed exclusive" is one whereby the game will release on PlayStation first, then appear on the Xbox Series X, and potentially Nintendo Switch, at a later date.

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List of confirmed PlayStation 5 launch games

The below games are confirmed to be available for the launch of the PlayStation 5 console and through to the end of 2020. It does not include backwards compatible games, only titles with a known PS5 release or PS5 specific update. Note: Both Destruction AllStars and Marvel's Avengers have dropped from the launch line-up and into 2021.

Gane Release Notes Release Date Next-Gen Exclusive at Launch
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 4K at 60fps, Cross-gen via Ubisoft Connect, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy Also coming to Switch 3 December Yes
Astro's Playroom Free game built into the console Launch Day Yes
Borderlands 3 4K at 60fps, Cross-gen coming in 2021, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
Bugsnax Free with PlayStation Plus during November Launch Day Yes
Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War 4K up to 120fps, Cross-gen and cross-play support, $10 upgrade fee from PS4 13 November No
Cyberpunk 2077 Will be backwards compatible, but full next-gen update due in 2021 10 December No
Demon's Souls 4K at 30fps or 1440p at 60fps Launch Day Yes
Destiny 2: Beyond Light 4K at 60fps, Cross-play support, Free upgrade from PS4, 120fps in Crucible mode 8 December No
Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition 4K up to 120fps, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
Dirt 5 4K up to 120fps, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
FIFA 21 TBC 4 December No
Fortnite Cross-gen and cross-play support, free-to-play Launch Day No
Godfall TBC Launch Day Yes
Goonya Fighter Jiggy Haptic Edition TBC Launch Day No
Immortals Fenyx Rising TBC 3 December No
Just Dance 2021 TBC 24 November No
King Oddball TBC Launch Day No
Maneater 4K at 60fps, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
Madden NFL 21 TBC 4 December No
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales 4K at 30fps or 1440p at 60fps Launch Day Yes
Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered 4K at 30fps or 1440p at 60fps, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day Yes
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate 4K, Cross-gen support, Free upgrade from PS4 17 November No
NBA 2K21 Free upgrade from PS4 if you have Mamba Forever Edition Launch Day No
No Man's Sky 4K at 60fps, Cross-gen and cross-play support, free-to-play Launch Day No
Observer: System Redux 4K Launch Day No
Planet Coaster: Console Edition 4K, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
Rocket League 4K (checkerboarded) 60fps, HDR Launch Day No
Sackboy: A Big Adventure Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day Yes
Spirit of the North: Enhanced Edition TBC 26 November Yes
TemTem TBC Launch Day Timed
The Pathless 4K up to 60fps Launch Day Yes
Warhammer: Chaosbane - Slayer Edition TBC Launch Day No
Watch Dogs: Legion 4K at 30fps, Cross-gen via Ubisoft Connect, Free upgrade from PS4 Launch Day No
Worms Rumble TBC 1 December Yes
WRC 9 Timed next-gen exclusive Launch Day No

Additional List of PS5 PlayStation Plus Collection games available at Launch

Sony may not have a service to match Game Pass, which is offered by Xbox, but it does have a counter move to entice fans to its console. At launch, 18 games will be made available for free to PlayStation Plus subscribers. The list consists of some of the best PS4 games of the current generation, made backwards compatible for the PS5. So, they're not new games, but they are free.

Here is the list of PlayStation Plus Collection games being offered to PS5 owners. Note: these games will not be available for free to PS4 owners.

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Battlefield 1
  • Bloodborne
  • Days Gone
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • Fallout 4
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • God of War
  • inFAMOUS: Second Son
  • The Last Guardian
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Persona 5
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
  • Until Dawn

List of PS5 game install sizes

Much like it was with the last generation, hard drive space is going to be a big concern for early adopters of the PlayStation 5 console. Officially, there is 825GB of internal storage space, which is less than what you would get with the latest PS4s. But this drops to 667GB after the operating system is installed. It was one of the main criticisms in our PlayStation 5 review.

It's not much space. Although it's important to note that Xbox Series X owners will face the same issue.

To make things more frustrating, the PS5's most vital hardware upgrade is its NVMe M.2 SSD hard drive. With up to 9GB/second read speed, it's the engine that drives fast loading and larger, more detailed game worlds. So, if you want all those things, you can't just play a game off an external HD. You'll need to go get an NVMe M.2 SSD internal drive – which isn't cheap.

At the time of writing, the only hard drive likely to fill this role in the short term is Western Digital's WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD. It comes in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB forms, ranging from AU$225 to AU$839. I pushed Western Digital on whether the SN850 was indeed PS5 compatible and was given the following statement:

With read/write speeds of up to 7000/5300MB/s, our WD_BLACK SN850 meets the performance requirements Sony has announced. However, we are still working with Sony to officially qualify our SN850 drive as PlayStation 5-compatible.”

Western Digital representative

Below you will find the known install sizes of PlayStation 5 games. I've got these from checking on the PS5 Store, and double checked on launch day. We'll update it as more install sizes come to hand, and if these figures change closer to release. These are for the base versions of each game, with special edition copies likely to have more content and bigger installs.

* Denotes that size is taken from Xbox Series X version of the game, which should be more-or-less the same.

Game Install Size (GB)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 47.1
Astro's Playroom 11
Balan Wonderland 20*
Borderlands 3 76*
Bugsnax 5.26
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 133
Control Ultimate Edition 50.5*
Cyberpunk 2077 100.8*
Demon's Souls Remake 66
Destiny 2: Beyond Light 70.78
Destruction AllStars 26
Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition 44
Dirt 5 71.8*
Far Cry 6 60*
Fortnite 50.2*
Godfall 50
Goonya Fighter Jiggy Haptic Edition 0.225
Hitman 3 96*
Immortals: Fenyx Rising 36*
King Oddball 0.174
Madden NFL 21 46.6*
Maneater 16.5*
Marvel's Spider Man Remastered 55
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales 52
NBA 2K21 101.4*
No Man's Sky 11.9*
Observer: System Redux 10.2*
Outriders 84*
Overcooked: All You Can Eat 8.9*
Planet Coaster: Console Edition 13.7*
Poker Club 7.4*
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 3.4*
Riders Republic 121*
Rocket League 1.46
Sackboy: A Big Adventure 32
Undead Horde 0.564*
War Thunder 32.2*
Warhammer: Chaosbane 27.9*
Watch Dogs: Legion 45.5*
WRC 9 29.5*

All PlayStation 5 games confirmed, exclusive, release dates and more

We have put together the Internet's most extensive list of PlayStation 5 games. These have either been confirmed or we have been led to believe they will be coming to the console based on our daily conversation with all the major players in the industry. It's worth noting that release dates can shift, especially given the challenges the coronavirus pandemic has placed on production.

Make sure you pay attention to the "Status", which can be one of four categories:

  1. Confirmed: Some games have been officially confirmed.
  2. Announced: Some games have been announced, but the formats are currently unknown, usually a sure sign they're cross-generation.
  3. Rumour: Some games are heavily rumoured, but not yet officially announced.
  4. Likely: These are games that are highly likely to be on the PS5 based on the historical release patterns of the series or publisher, or the intended release date of beyond 2020.

This list of PS5 games will be updated regularly on the road to the console's launch. If you know of a title that is not on this list, please do let us know.

Full list of confirmed PS5 games

Game Developer PlayStation Exclusive Expected Release Date
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Ubisoft No 10 Nov, 2020
Astro's Playroom Japan Studio Yes Pre-installed
Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy GUST Studios Yes 29 January 2021
Atomic Heart Mundfish No 2021
Avatar Project Ubisoft Massive No 14 July, 1905
Balan Wonderland Balan Company No 26 March, 2021
Battlefield VI (Working Title) DICE No 2021
Borderlands 3 Gearbox Software No TBC
Braid Anniversary Edition Jonathan Blow No 2021
Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead ClockStone No 19 November 2020
Bugsnax Young Horses Yes Launch
Call Of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War Treyarch / Raven Software No Launch
Call of Duty: Warzone Infinity Ward No Launch
Chivalry 2 Torn Banner Games No Launch
Chorus Fishlabs No 2021
Control Remedy No 2021
Cris Tales Dreams Uncorporated / SYCK No 2021
Cyberpunk 2077 CD Projekt Red No 10 December 2020
Deathloop Arkane Studios Yes (Timed) 21 May 2021
Demon's Souls Remake Bluepoint Games Yes Launch
Destiny 2 Bungie No 2021
Destiny 2: Beyond Light Bungie No Launch
Destruction AllStars Lucid Yes February 2021
Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition Capcom No Launch
Dirt 5 Codemasters No 2021
Doom Eternal iD Software No 2021
Dragon Age 4 BioWare No 2022
Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance Wizards of the Coast No 2021
Dustborn Red Thread Games No 2021
Dying Light 2 Techland No 2021
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires Omega Force No Early 2021
Earthlock 2 Snowcastle Games No 2021
eFootball PES 2022 Konami No 2021
Eiyuden Chronicle Rabbit and Bear Studios No 2022
Fallen Aces Trey Powell and Jason Bond No 13 Jul 1905
Far Cry 6 Ubisoft Toronto No 2021
FIFA 21 EA Sports No 4 December 2020
Final Fantasy VXI Square Enix Timed 2021
Five Nights At Freddy’s: Security Breach scottgames Yes TBA
Foreclosed Antab Studio No 2021
Fortnite Epic Games No Launch
Ghostrunner One More Level No 2021
Ghostwire: Tokyo Tango Gameworks No 2021
Godfall Conterplay Games Yes Launch
God Of War Ragnarok SIE Santa Monica Studio Yes TBA
Goodbye Volcano High KO-OP Mode Yes 2021
Goonya Fighter Jiggy Haptic Edition Mutan No Launch Day
Gotham Knights Warner Bros. Games Montréal No 2021
Gothic Remake THQ Nordic No 2021
Gran Turismo 7 Polyphony Digital Yes TBA
Graven Slipgate Ironworks No 2021
GTA V Rockstar Games No H2 2021
Guilty Gear Strive Arc System Works Yes 2021
Haven Game Bakers No 2020
Heavenly Bodies 2pt Interactive Yes 2020
Hellpoint Cradle Games No Jul-13
Hitman 3 IO Interactive No Jan-21
Hogwarts Legacy Warner Bros. No 2021
Hood: Outlaws and Legends Sumo Digital No 2021
Horizon: Forbidden West Guerrilla Games Yes TBA
Hyper Scape Ubisoft No 2020
Immortals: Fenyx Rising Ubisoft No 3 Dec 2020
In Sound Mind We Create Stuff No 2021
Jett: The Far Shore Superbrothers & Pine Scented Yes 2021
Just Dance 2021 Ubisoft No Launch
Kena: Bridge of the Spirits Ember Lab Yes (Timed) 2021
King Arthur: Knight's Tale NeocoreGames No Q1 2021
King Oddball 10tons Ltd No Launch
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Traveller's Tales No Q2 2021
Little Devil Inside Noestream Interactive No TBA
Little Nightmares II Tarsier Studios No 2021
Lords of the Fallen 2 Hexworks No 2021
Lost in Random Zoink Games No 2021
Madden NFL 21 EA Sports No 4 December 2020
Maneater Tripwire Interactive No Launch
Maquette Graceful Decay Yes TBC
Marvel's Avengers Crystal Dynamics No 2021
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Insomniac Games Yes Launch
Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Insomniac Games Yes Launch
Mass Effect 5 BioWare No 2022
Mass Effect Legendary Edititon Collection BioWare No 2021
Metal: Hellsinger The Outsiders No 2021
MicroMan Glob Games No 2021
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom FDG Entertainment No TBA
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate NetherRealm Studios No 18 November, 2020
Mundaun Hidden Fields No Q1 2021
MXGP 2020 Milestone Yes 14 January, 2021
NBA 2K21 2K Games and Visual Concepts No Launch
Nioh 2 Remastered Team Ninja Yes 5 February 2021
No Man's Sky Hello Games No Launch
Nour: Play with your Food Terrifying Jellyfish Yes TBA
Observer: System Redux Bloober Team No Launch
Oddworld: Soulstorm Oddworld Inhabitants Timed 2020
Outriders People Can Fly No 2 February, 2021
Overcooked: All You Can Eat Ghost Town Games No Launch
Override 2: Super Mech League Modus Studios No 22 December 2020
Paradise Lost PolyAmorous No 2020
Path of Exile 2 Grinding Gear Games No 2021
Planet Coaster: Console Edition Frontier Developments No Launch
Poker Club Ripstone Games No 19 November 2020
Pragmata Cpacom No 2022
Project 007 IO Interactive No 2022
Project Athia (Working Title) Luminous Games/Square Enix Yes TBA
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Sega No TBC
Quantum Error Teamkill Media Yes 2021
Rainbow Six: Quarantine Ubisoft No 2021
Rainbow Six Siege Ubisoft No 1 December 2020
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Insomniac Games Yes TBA
Recompile Phigames No TBC
Resident Evil 8: Village Capcom No 2021
Returnal Housemarque Yes TBA
Ride 4 Milestone No 21 Jan, 2021
Riders Republic Ubisoft Annecy No 21 Feb, 2021
Rock Band 4 Harmonix No TBC
Rocket League Psyonix No Launch
Sackboy: A Big Adventure Sumo Digital Yes Launch
Scarlet Nexus Bandai Namco No 2021
Shadow Warrior 3 Flying Wild Hog No 2021
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One Frogwares No 2021
Skate 4 EA No TBA
Solar Ash Heart Machine No 2021
Soulborn Pixelmad Studios No 2021
Spacelords MercuryStream No Launch
Spirit of the North Infuse Studio Yes 26 November, 2020
Steelrising Spiders Studio No 2021
Stray Bluetwelve TBC 2021
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Rocksteady Studios No 2022
Sword of the Necromancer JanduSoft / Grmorio of Games No 2020
TemTem Crema Timed Launch
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes Supermassive Games No 2021
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope Supermassive Games No 2020
The Elder Scrolls Online Bethesda No 2021
The Invincible Starward Industries No 2021
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Daedalic Entertainment No 2021
The Pathless Giant Squid Yes Launch
The Pedestrian Skookum Arts Yes 2021
The Sims 5 Maxis No 2021
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt CDProjekt Red No 2021
Toy Soldiers HD Accelerate Games No 2021
Tribes of Midgard Norsfell No TBA
Ultimate Fishing Simulator 2 MasterCode No 2021
Undead Horde 10 Tons No 2020
Unknown 9: Awakening Reflector Entertainment No 2021
Vampire: The Masquerade - Battle Royale Sharkmob No 2021
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 Hardsuit Labs No 2021
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong Hardsuit Labs No 2021
Vigor Bohemia Interactive TBC 2020
Warframe Digital Extremes No Launch
Warhammer: Chaosbane Eko Software No 2020
Watch Dogs: Legion Ubisoft No 2021
Werewolf the Apocalypse - Earthblood Cyanide Studios No 2021
White Shadows Monokel No 2021
Worms Rumble Team17 Yes 2020
WRC 9 Kylotonn No Launch
Yakuza: Like A Dragon Sega No 4 March 2021

Full list of rumoured PS5 games

Game Developer PlayStation Exclusive Status Expected Release Date
BioShock 4 Cloud Chamber No Announced 2022
Braid Anniversary Edition Jonathan Blow No Announced 2021
Dead Island 2 Dambuster Studios No Announced 2021
Elden Ring From Software No Announced 2021
Earth Defense Force 6 Sandlot No Announced 2021
Everspace 2 Rockfish No Announced 2021
F1 2021 Codemasters No Announced 2021
Metro IV 4A Games No Announced 2022
Of Bird and Cage Capricia Productions No Announced 2021
Project Cars 3 Slightly Mad Studios No Announced 2021
Saints Row V Volition No Announced 2021
Smallland Merge Games No Announced 2021
Starfield Bethesda No Announced 2021
The Elder Scrolls VI Bethesda No Announced 2022
The Outlast Trials Red Barrels No Announced 2021
Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Merge Games No Likely 2021
Apex Legends Respawn Entertainment No Likely Launch
Diablo IV Blizzard No Likely 2021
Icarus Rocketwerkz No Likely 2021
Minecraft Mojang No Likely Launch
Minecraft Dungeons Mojang No Likely Launch
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit remake Criterion Games No Likely Launch
Overwatch 2 Blizzard No Likely 2021
PES 2021 Konami No Likely Launch
PGA Tour 2K21 2K Games No Likely 2020
RiMS Racing RaceWard Studio No Likely 2021
Sky Beneath Mindhaven Games No Likely 2021
Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown KT Racing No Likely 2022
The Pedestrian Skookum Arts Yes Likely 2021
Unknown 9: The Awakening Reflector Entertainment No Likely 2021
WWE 2K Battlegrounds 2K Games No Likely Launch
Beyond Good & Evil 2 Ubisoft No Rumour 2021
Metal Gear Solid Remake Konami Yes Rumour 2021
Roller Champions Ubisoft No Rumour 2021
Skull & Bones Ubisoft No Rumour 2021
The Last of Us Part III Naught Dog Yes Rumour 2022
Timesplitters 4 THQ Nordic No Rumour 2022
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Backwards compatibility on the PS5

Like the consoles before it, you will be able to play a huge selection of the most popular PS4 games on the PlayStation 5. We have not included these titles in the list below, as they are made for PS4, even if they can be played on PS5.

It is worth noting that Sony has placed an edict on developers that any title released for PS4 after 13 July 2020 must work with PS5. Some of the notable games this includes are Fast & Furious Crossroads, Ghosts of Tsushima, PGA Tour 2K11, Marvel's Avengers and Cyberpunk 2077.

It doesn't mean that they will be PS5 games per se, only that they will work on PS5. However, we are expecting some games to receive dedicated PS5 editions that make use of the new console.

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