30 PS4 RPGs to discover the depth of console role-playing games

The PlayStation 4 has a vast library of role-playing games. From MMOs and open-world epics to niche Japanese RPGs (or JRPGs) and traditional text-heavy adventures, there's something for just about everyone. It's an expansive genre in which the East meets the West. However, some titles are better than others, so we've rounded up what we think are the best RPGs on PS4 right now.


Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (Day One Edition) 1

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (Day One Edition)

31,20 £ on Amazon

Adol wakes up shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and mysterious ruins on the remote island.

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YS IX: Monstrum Nox - Pact Edition

47,99 £ on Amazon

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox is a solid action-RPG that has a story. It's the fast-paced, satisfying and addictive gameplay that elevates the gameplay experience as well. Adol's latest adventure is certainly not a classic, but for the most part, it's still a fun ride.

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Kingdom Hearts III

7,89 £ on Amazon

KINGDOM HEARTS III tells the story of the power of friendship and light versus darkness. Set in multiple Disney and Pixar worlds, Kingdom Hearts 3 follows the journey of Sora, an unwitting heir to spectacular power. Sora is joined by Donald Duck and Goofy to stop an evil force known as Heartless from taking over the world.

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Ni no Kuni II

14,35 £ on Amazon

Dive back into the animated world of Ni no Kuni in this sequel to the epic RPG developed by LEVEL-5. Explore a rich world and experience the story in an all-new RPG adventure. LEVEL-5 once again calls on Yoshiyuki Momose for character design.

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Ys Memories of Celceta

22,39 £ on Amazon

In Ys: Memories of Celceta, developer Falcom revisits the world and characters of the cult Ys IV. This remake of the fourth installment in the Ys series takes a whole new approach. With an updated battle system and a larger, more varied world, Ys Memories of Celceta is a must-play on PS4.

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster HD

11,73 £ on Amazon

This box set brings you two classic RPGs, now in high definition. Expect over 200 hours of gameplay, including the never-before-released international content in the West. Relive the fateful journey with fully remastered HD visuals and remixed music.

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Dragon Quest Heroes II - Explorer's Edition

19,99 £ on Amazon

After 1,000 years of peace, the Seven Kingdoms suddenly enter into conflict as if guided by a mysterious and malevolent force. Now you must lead a group of powerful heroes on a quest to defeat the evil and save the war-torn world. That's the pitch for Dragon Quest Heroes II.

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The Legend of Heroes Trails Of Cold Steel II

19,99 £ on Amazon

Following the occupation of Heimdallr by the Noble Faction, civil war has broken out across Erebonia. Provincial armies, loyal to the aristocracy and the Four Great Houses, claimed many of the country's major cities in the name of the Noble Alliance, of which your character is a part.

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The Legend of Heroes Trails Of Cold Steel IV

31,99 £ on Amazon

The Erebonian Empire is on the brink of all-out war! Taking place shortly after the end of Trails of Cold Steel III, the heroes of this fourth installment find themselves up against the full force of the Empire in an attempt to stop its expansion. In addition, Erebonian Civil War hero and Class VII instructor Rean Schwarzer has gone missing.

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YS Origin

23,99 £ on Amazon

YS Origin takes place 700 years before the events of Ys I and II. At that time, the land of Ys was on the verge of destruction. Demons came en masse and forced the twin goddesses who ruled the land to flee into the clouds.

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Evoland Legendary Edition

16,55 £ on Amazon

Evoland Legendary Edition features two unique RPGs, with graphics and gameplay that change as you progress. Full of humor and references to the classics of the genre, the Evoland series promises an epic, fairytale-like and extraordinary adventure.

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Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization

15,90 £ on Amazon

This is an action-oriented RPG made under the supervision of Sword Art Online creator Reki Kawahara! Kirito receives a single mysterious message: "I'm back in Aincrad"; and is once again pulled into a familiar world he was once trapped in. This is where your adventure begins.

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Dragon Quest XI: Fighters of Destiny - Definitive Edition

11,19 £ on Amazon

This definitive edition includes all the content of the original version of the popular DRAGON QUEST XI, and adds additional character-specific scenarios, the choice of playing with the original soundtrack or an orchestral version of the music, the ability to switch between 2D and 3D graphics modes, and much more.

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Exist Archive : Other Side of Sky

17,79 £ on Amazon

This is an RPG in which Kanata and others have been imbued with pieces of the soul of the black god Yamatoga, and are sent to Protolexa, for reasons unknown to them. Battle enemies and Hunter armies as you search for your fellow teammates, complete quests and side missions, and find out why they were sent to Protolexa.

RPG PS4 PEGI 16 years old

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GreedFall (PS4)

15,99 £ on Amazon

Discover uncharted lands as you set foot on a remote island steeped in magic and filled with riches, lost secrets, and fantastical creatures. Shape the destiny of this new world as you befriend or betray companions. This is an immersive RPG that will not leave you indifferent.

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Code Vein

13,55 £ on Amazon

Code Vein is an elegant JRPG with an interesting battle system that is not without its flaws. Its inspirations are diverse and varied, but it brings enough originality to stand out on its own. This title is promising, and could become a great franchise.

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Horizon Zero Dawn

12,81 £ on Amazon

Horizon Zero Dawn is a PS4 exclusive action-RPG developed by Guerrilla Games, the creators of the Killzone franchise. As you take on the role of Aloy, the main protagonist of Horizon Zero Dawn, explore a vibrant and lush world inhabited by mysterious mechanized creatures.

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Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness

11,06 £ on Amazon

Set between the events of Star Ocean: The Second Story and Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness takes place centuries after humans left Earth to conquer space. On a planet in the distant Faykreed star system, you will take on the role of swordsman Fidel Camuze.

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Sakura Wars (PS4)

21,59 £ on Amazon

Set in 1940s steampunk Tokyo, this RPG features a dynamic LIPS dialogue system so you can build relationships through what you say and how you say it. Lead your motivated team members to victory on the battlefield for an original and exciting RPG experience.

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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

31,96 £ on Amazon

A departure from the traditional fantasy style of the Vanillaware studio, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is an RPG that takes place in a modern setting punctuated by giant mechs. While the world may be dark, Vanillaware's artistic brilliance and beautiful aesthetic bring the characters and story to life in 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim.

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Chronos: Before the Ashes

15,99 £ on Amazon

An adventure RPG with a refreshing combination of adventure game elements and RPG mechanics. The main strength of this game is its in-depth combat system: a variety of weapons, abilities and powers are available to the player in the pursuit of his quest. There is also an aging mechanism.

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Monster Hunter: World

15,99 £ on Amazon

In Monster Hunter World, you take on the role of a hunter venturing to a new continent where you track down and kill ferocious beasts in epic and nerve-wracking battles. This new land and its diverse inhabitants play a vital role in each quest as you strategically use the environment.

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Persona 5 Royal - Phantom Thieves Edition

71,91 £ on Amazon

Persona 5 Royal - Phantom Thieves Edition offers an all-new RPG experience in the Persona saga universe. Persona 5 Royal is packed with new characters, each adding depth to the story. There are also new locations to explore and a grappling mechanism for quick access to new areas of the map.

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Final Fantasy XV - Royal Edition

12,62 £ on Amazon

Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition takes the RPG to a whole new level with additional content and new features. Join Prince Noctis and his closest friends as they fight against the empire to reclaim their fallen kingdom.

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Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Golden Harvest Limited Edition

68,18 £ on Amazon

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin combines a side-scrolling action game with a crafting and farming simulation with a deep gamepaly. Players take on the role of Sakuna, a spoiled harvest goddess banished to a dangerous island with a group of outcast humans.

Special Notes

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The Witcher 3_Wild Hunt

24,38 £ on Amazon

In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, explore a massive open world, slay beasts and decide the fate of entire communities with your actions, all with breathtaking high-definition graphics. In this new iteration of The Witcher license, you still play as Geralt of Rivia.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

11,96 £ on Amazon

The story of this Mass Effect opens after a 600-year journey through the Andromeda galaxy, as the crew begins to search for a new home for humanity. Dreams of an easy settlement are quickly shattered, as worlds that are supposed to be paradises are instead hostile lands.

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NieR: Automata

13,96 £ on Amazon

NieR producer Yosuke Saito, director Taro Yoko and composer Keiichi Okabe are back, teaming up with character designer Akihiko Yoshida and Platinum Games to present the next iteration of the saga; NieR: Automata.

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Secret of Mana

18 £ on Amazon

Originally released in 1993, "Secret of Mana" is by far the most popular title in the Mana series. This PS4 version is a complete 3D remake. The game faithfully tells the story while adopting modern 3D graphics and controls. It features a remastered soundtrack, dubbed characters and new content.

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Re: Zero - The Prophecy of The Throne Limited Edition

52,59 £ on Amazon

In addition to the game, this limited edition of Re: Zero - The Prophecy of The Throne includes 4 exclusive limited edition pins in a presentation box, featuring Emilia, Subaru, Rem and an all-new character to be revealed, a full-color artbook with concept art, sketches and commentary.


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