PlayStation Plus Essential Games

This regularly-updated PlayStation Plus Essential games list contains the monthly PS5 and PS4 lineup and the PS Plus Collection games — with trophies, game reviews, and completion estimates.

In addition to the PlayStation Plus Essential games list for Sony’s subscription, we also offer a PlayStation Plus Extra games list, PlayStation Plus Premium games list, and PlayStation Plus Deluxe games list. If you need a guide to the table, check out our PlayStation Plus game list article.

Note: Not all games are available in every region, so please check the official store too.
Game Score Ratio Gamers Comp % Comp Time Rating Added
Alan Wake Remastered (EU) (PS4) Alan Wake Remastered (EU) (PS4) 3,128 1.95 4,618 8.9
4.3
04 Jul 23
Alan Wake Remastered (PS4) Alan Wake Remastered (PS4) 3,430 2.14 3,941 7.1
4.3
04 Jul 23
Batman: Arkham Knight Batman: Arkham Knight 4,794 1.98 185,976 1.6 40-50 hours
4.2
21 Jan 22
Battlefield 1 Battlefield 1 4,470 2.31 158,519 2.2 25-30 hours
4.1
02 Oct 20
Battlefield 2042 (EU) (PS4) Battlefield 2042 (EU) (PS4) 3,062 2.43 7,633 7.7
-
11 Mar 23
Battlefield 2042 (PS4) Battlefield 2042 (PS4) 3,566 2.83 8,656 5.0
-
11 Mar 23
Biomutant (PS4) Biomutant (PS4) 2,446 1.87 21,525 20.9 35-40 hours
3.2
04 Jul 23
Bloodborne Bloodborne 2,103 1.37 177,488 26.3 60-80 hours
4.7
25 Jun 21
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS4) Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PS4) 4,000 3.00 64,841 2.5
3.6
04 Jul 23
Chivalry 2 (PS4) Chivalry 2 (PS4) 4,524 3.35 4,840 2.9
-
02 May 23
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back 2,282 1.79 86,439 20.2 12-15 hours
4.3
29 Oct 20
Crisis Wing (Asia) Crisis Wing (Asia) 1,452 1.10 1,252 76.2
-
04 Oct 22
Crisis Wing (JP) Crisis Wing (JP) 1,443 1.09 702 76.4
-
01 Nov 22
Days Gone Days Gone 4,404 2.47 175,418 1.7 60-80 hours
4.2
10 Jun 21
Death's Door Death's Door 1,799 1.38 6,984 40.3 15-20 hours
4.0
01 Aug 23
Death's Door (PS4) Death's Door (PS4) 1,778 1.36 1,962 43.5
-
01 Aug 23
Detroit: Become Human Detroit: Become Human 2,187 1.66 177,289 18.8 20-25 hours
4.3
15 Oct 20
Dreams Dreams 4,898 3.51 22,823 1.8 60-80 hours
3.9
01 Aug 23
Dreams (Asia) Dreams (Asia) 3,865 2.77 712 3.8
-
01 Aug 23
Endling - Extinction is Forever (PS4) Endling - Extinction is Forever (PS4) 2,134 1.58 3,722 34.6 2-3 hours
3.4
04 Jul 23
Final Fantasy VII Remake Final Fantasy VII Remake 2,696 1.75 26,412 6.8 60-80 hours
4.6
22 Dec 21
Final Fantasy VII Remake (Asia) Final Fantasy VII Remake (Asia) 2,221 1.44 3,983 16.6
-
22 Dec 21
Final Fantasy VII Remake (EU) Final Fantasy VII Remake (EU) 2,548 1.65 22,015 8.3 80-100 hours
4.6
22 Dec 21
Final Fantasy XV Final Fantasy XV 5,886 2.27 68,807 0.8 60-80 hours
4.0
09 Oct 20
Final Fantasy XV (EU) Final Fantasy XV (EU) 5,437 2.10 66,424 1.1 60-80 hours
4.0
04 Feb 21
Gravity Heroes Gravity Heroes 1,931 1.46 8 0 09 Apr 21
GRID Legends GRID Legends 5,405 2.54 16,231 2.0 50-60 hours
3.6
21 Jun 23
HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED (PS4) HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED (PS4) 4,385 2.95 16,446 1.6 40-50 hours
3.3
04 Oct 22
Legendary Edition: Mass Effect Legendary Edition: Mass Effect 1,845 1.46 40,755 30.1 25-30 hours
4.5
04 Jul 23
Monster Hunter: World Monster Hunter: World 3,345 2.48 147,847 6.7 200-300 hours
4.2
09 Oct 20
Mortal Kombat X Mortal Kombat X 4,962 3.21 150,628 2.3 60-80 hours
4.0
05 Oct 21
NBA 2K23 (PS4) NBA 2K23 (PS4) 6,073 4.50 6,215 1.0
-
17 Jun 23
Nioh 2 Remastered Nioh 2 Remastered 3,434 1.77 17,123 9.7 80-100 hours
4.5
01 Nov 22
Outer Wilds Outer Wilds 3,022 2.03 2,271 5.7
-
15 Sep 22
Paladins Paladins 3,017 2.34 68,840 5.2 30-35 hours
3.3
29 Jun 22
PGA TOUR 2K23 PGA TOUR 2K23 3,215 2.41 9,478 9.1 20-25 hours
-
01 Aug 23
PGA TOUR 2K23 (PS4) PGA TOUR 2K23 (PS4) 2,846 2.13 2,154 12.7
-
01 Aug 23
Ratchet & Clank Ratchet & Clank 2,054 1.52 198,373 30.3 20-25 hours
4.2
09 Oct 20
Realm Royale Reforged Realm Royale Reforged 2,783 2.13 25,015 12.1 20-25 hours
2.8
22 Aug 22
Rogue Company (PS4) Rogue Company (PS4) 2,460 1.88 40,866 14.0 40-50 hours
3.4
08 Feb 22
Rogue Explorer (Asia) Rogue Explorer (Asia) 1,419 1.05 1,088 88.6
-
04 Oct 22
Rogue Explorer (JP) Rogue Explorer (JP) 1,416 1.05 760 88.4
-
04 Oct 22
Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS4) Sackboy: A Big Adventure (PS4) 3,068 2.27 15,022 10.1 20-25 hours
4.2
21 Jun 23
SMITE SMITE 3,961 2.97 35,154 2.6
3.8
22 Feb 22
Tails Of Iron (PS4) Tails Of Iron (PS4) 1,987 1.49 4,883 4.7 8-10 hours
-
21 Jun 23
The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan 3,261 2.50 3,814 9.0
-
18 Oct 22
The Last Guardian The Last Guardian 3,224 2.53 31,443 9.6 25-30 hours
3.8
09 Oct 20
War Thunder (PS4) War Thunder (PS4) 945 3.00 3,808 0.9
-
08 Mar 23
Way Down Way Down 1,393 1.11 232 78.4
-
07 Oct 22
What Remains of Edith Finch What Remains of Edith Finch 1,374 1.06 6,846 85.2 2-3 hours
4.1
01 Sep 22
Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel 739 2.35 15,806 5.7
3.7
19 Jan 22
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