10 best PS Plus games you can play right now

Check out some of the best PS Plus Extra and Deluxe tier games you need to play right now.

Sony launched the revamped PS Plus subscription earlier this year, which brings a library of hundreds of games similar to the Xbox Game Pass. While PS Plus Essential tier members get 3 free games every month, Extra and Deluxe tier members get many more. The PS Plus catalog has a wide variety of fantastic first-party and third-party games that you can play for several hours. Check out some of the best PS Plus games you can play right now if you are an Extra or Deluxe tier subscriber.

1. Bloodborne

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Bloodborne is considered as one of the best souls games ever made. Players have been eagerly waiting for a remaster or a PC release of Bloodborne for several years. The classic PS4 title takes place in a gothic Lovecraftian setting, where you play as the Hunter on the streets of Yharnam. You will come across various dangerous enemies and monsters on your journey through the eerily beautiful world of Bloodborne. The game takes soulsborne combat to another level by encouraging players to play aggressively. You can’t rely much on resisting damage and dodging as well as finding openings to attack are the best ways to take down bosses.

2. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and The Lost Legacy

Uncharted 4 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy are arguably the best games in the series. Uncharted 4 concludes Nathan Drake’s saga. The game has some of the best and most adventurous gameplay experiences in the franchise with a great story. Meanwhile, The Lost Legacy is a bit different from the mainline games with a smaller runtime and characters like Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross. Both of these games encourage free exploration of the beautiful open world, while also showing off its huge set pieces. The games tell incredible stories about companionship, whether it comes to family, friends, or enemies.

3. God of War

Santa Monica Studio recently launched God of War Ragnarok for PS4 and PS5, which is the sequel to 2018’s God of War. While it’s unclear when Ragnarok will be added to the PS Plus library, you can definitely play the previous game in the series. God of War has a sprawling open world and an intimate story that explores the complex father-son relationship between Kratos and Atreus. The combat experience is fantastic and you will come across a wide variety of bosses and gods to slay. God of War is definitely one of the must-play games on PlayStation consoles.

4. Ghost of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima starts a new and promising PlayStation franchise with a memorable open world and great characters. The game is based on the 13th-century Mongol invasion of Japan with cinematic storytelling that will remind you of Akira Kurosawa’s films. The combat experience is pretty fun as well. You can either approach fights like a true samurai and call out your foes to fight you, or stealthily move into enemy territory and take them out sneakily. Ghost of Tsushima delivers a truly memorable experience, thanks to its great storytelling, combat, and open world.

5. Marvel’s Spider-Man and Miles Morales

Marvel’s Spider-Man and its spinoff Spider-Man: Miles Morales are some of the best superhero games you can play right now. Both games deliver exactly what you would expect from a Spider-Man game including swinging across buildings in New York City, cleaning up the streets, and defeating dangerous villains in the Spider-Man universe. These games have great combat where you can attack multiple enemies with objects in your environment as well as some awesome abilities. You can also unlock different types of suits that give you special abilities.

6. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey takes the RPG mechanics introduced in Origins to another level. The game is set in ancient Greece in the midst of a war between Athens and Sparta. The beautiful open world is filled with lush forests, tropical and volcanic islands, and bustling cities. You can shape the story of Odyssey with the decisions you make as they have a lasting impact on future events. With this, you can play the game over and over again to get multiple endings. Besides these, you can customize your gear, ship, and abilities to assist you in combat. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey also has mythical beasts that can be defeated for some great gear.

7. Outer Wilds

Outer Wilds is a phenomenal game that focuses mainly on exploration. You play as the newest recruit of Outer Wilds Ventures, a space program uncovering mysteries of a constantly evolving solar system. The solar system has multiple unique and strange planets with their own mechanics to figure out. While playing through the game, you will realise that you are stuck in a time loop and you need to discover the reason behind it. Every secret in the solar system is hidden in different locations that will be available only for a limited time in each run. Outer Wilds also has a beautiful soundtrack that makes this game even better.

8. Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade brings one of the greatest RPGs to modern consoles. FF7R blends the story of the original 1997 title with modern gameplay mechanics. The combat also shifts from the original turn-based format to real-time. Intergrade brings the popular Final Fantasy title to the PS5 with enhanced visuals, Intermission DLC, performance options, faster load times, and a brand-new photo mode. Both Remake, as well as Intergrade, are set in Midgar, an industrial city ruled by the Shinra corporation. The game tells the story of the people of Midgar and its heroes Cloud, Barret, Tifa, and Yuffie with some great combat and action-packed sequences. Besides these, PS Plus Extra and Deluxe subscribers also get access to other Final Fantasy games including the original Final Fantasy 7, Final Fantasy 8 Remastered, Final Fantasy 10, 10-2 HD Remaster, Final Fantasy 12 The Zodiac Age, and Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition.

9. Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption serves as a prequel to the original Red Dead Redemption. The game takes place 12 years before the events of the original and follows a colourful, chaotic, and nuanced cast of characters led by Arthur Morgan. The western epic has a massive and detailed open world with various strange characters to encounter and fun activities. The main story deals with a gang of outlaws who are hunted by the authorities in the changing landscape of America. The slow-burn storytelling and amazing characters of Red Dead Redemption 2 are definitely worth checking out.

10. Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the latest entry in the popular Yakuza series, which features a new combat system, gameplay mechanics, and protagonists. You play as Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking grunt in a low-ranking yakuza family. Ichiban faces an 18-year prison sentence after taking the fall for a crime committed by his boss. After serving time, he realizes that no one was waiting for him outside and his clan has been destroyed by his former boss. Ichiban teams up with a ragtag group of people to uncover the truth behind his family’s betrayal. The dynamic RPG combat experience is fun and unique, where your attacks will depend on the jobs you choose. Besides these, Like a Dragon has Yakuza’s signature goofy side-missions, arcades, karaoke, and other engaging activities. PS Plus catalog also contains all other Yakuza games in the franchise.