Offline gaming may sound more amusing, especially when you want to spend some me time. Here are the 5 best single-player games for PS5.
Single-player games with campaign-based story modes are always appreciated by those who love to lose themselves in free-roaming environments. Whether your friends are offline or if you want to cool off from the competitiveness of the multiplayer world, you can always dive into the single-player story modes. The CPU Guide has compiled the top 5 single-player games you can play on PlayStation 5 in 2023, winning players’ approval across the globe.
1. The Last of Us Part 1
Naughty Dog‘s fine production was initially released on PlayStation 3, which was later ported to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The remastered version of the game for PS5 retains the original voice acting and action from the motion captured in the older version.
The Last of Us Part 1 portrays a post-apocalyptic world featuring Joel and Ellie running for their survival. The title has recently earned fame for being success adaption of the game in The Last of Us HBO Series. Naughty Dog’s CEO did confirm the Last of Us multiplayer after the game got delayed for PC for the second time.
2. God of War Ragnarok
The God of War series has always been recognized in the PlayStation universe. The God of War Ragnarok is among the most famous games for PS4 and PS5, with record-breaking sales of 5.1 million copies. Following the gameplay of its prequel, the God of War Ragnarok brings a range of new adventures from Norse mythology.
This game offers a more extensive single-player experience by directing control of Atreus in various game scenarios. This God of War has a large environment to explore, so you will always be occupied with the story mode. If you’re downloading the game in 2023, you may face a ‘Stuck on queued for copying’ error which is pretty easy to fix by following a few simple solutions.
3. Horizon Forbidden West
Guerrilla Games brings a strong competitor to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild by releasing Horizon Forbidden West. This title brings a vast open world, new weapons to choose from, and new mounts to explore various environments. All these elements make Horizon Forbidden West a perfect choice for single-player action.
The game is full of lush green environments portrayed in the post-apocalyptic, making you feel like a wild explorer. The open world in this game is so extensive that you may require hours to discover new places and offerings added to the game. Horizon Forbidden West was released for both PS4 and PS5, leading it to secure greater numbers of audience.
4. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
While Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is yet to release, you can keep yourself occupied with Spider-Man Miles Morales for PS5, which offers the good old superhero action in interactive gameplay. The game was more like a PlayStation exclusive as it beautifully syncs with the console’s hardware.
Like its prequel, the game is focused on the concept of a similar superhero journey as presented in its prequel, with a new web-slinger named Miles Morales in action. After being under the training of Peter Parker for over a year, Miles landed himself in the conflict between criminals of the Underground gang and Roxxon Energy Corporation. The winning formula is based on the first game with some fresh Spidey skills and abilities.
5. Elden Ring
Last but not least game on our list is the Elden Ring, another great title known for offering great single-player action. The game is arguably among the best open-world games to play on PlayStation 5 as it offered all the greatness promised by FromSoftware in their other titles like Dark Souls and Bloodborne.
Elden Ring follows the story of a protagonist in Tarnished group. We aim to restore the Elden Ring of ancient times to become the Lord of Elden. Players must travel across the immersive world while combating bosses that reveal the necessary material to restore the Elden Ring.
The game titles mentioned above would be worthwhile to keep you occupied in the story mode. With every new release and the fresh sequel, players expect to experience fresh action that works equally well for multiplayer and single-player action. Which games do you prefer to play on PlayStation 5? Let me know in the comments.