At the time of writing, microchip supply issues still limit imports of Sony’s PS5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X to a trickle. Most gamers will have to wait to find out which of the competing consoles can do the most with their next-gen ray-traced graphics and blazing-fast processors.
But that’s just one part of the story. As everyone knows, no matter how technologically impressive the hardware, gaming consoles are nothing without a library of games to play on them.
Should you get your hands on a PS5, there are literally thousands of games available to play on day one thanks to PS4 backwards compatibility. However, most new console owners will be looking for next-gen native experiences. From Sony-developed exclusives to cross-generational, multi-platform blockbusters and next-gen remasters of the best PS4 games, there’s already a surprisingly wide range of titles to choose from that do just that.
Here’s our pick of the top 20 PS5 games to play right now. (And if you’re preparing to start your next-gen journey with Microsoft, then check out our top Xbox Series X games.)
The best PS5 games
1. Death Loop
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/gaming/features/best-ps5-games-2021-playstation-5/ From Demon’s Souls to Spider-Man, here’s what to play on your new PlayStation 5