The year 2020 has come to an end, so all the review scores are on the titles that were released during the year. Metacritic has compiled all the data, revealing the best video games for 2020 for each available platform and listing them. This includes all of the best PlayStation 4 games released in 2020, and the list shows that Sony’s PS4 delivered quite a bit of variety to gamers last year.
The highest rated PS4 game of 2020 on Metacritic was none other than Persona 5 Royal, which had an impressive score of 95. Persona 5 Royal is an enhanced version of the original Persona 5 with some additional content to make it an even more experience. complete. A couple of other PS4 games scored a 90 or better in 2020, including The Last of Us 2 with an average review score of 93 and Dragon Quest 11 S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition, which also scored 93. .
Other PlayStation exclusives that made the cut include Dreams, Media Molecule’s latest effort, which had an average critical score of 89. Final Fantasy 7 Remake took eighth place with an average score of 87, and many agreed that Square Enix’s long-awaited action RPG lived up to the hype.
AHere are the 10 highest rated PS4 games of 2020, according to Metacritic:
- Person 5 Royal – 95
- The Last of Us 2 – 93
- Dragon Quest 11 S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition – 93
- Dreams – 89
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 – 89
- Pistol Whip – 88
- Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition – 88
- Final Fantasy 7 Remake – 87
- Doom Eternal – 87
- Spelunky 2 – 87
The top 10 rated PS4 games also include a couple of virtual reality titles, with Dreams compatible with PlayStation VR and Pistol Whip built exclusively for VR. Pistol Whip had an impressive 88 rating, establishing itself as one of the world’s most popular VR games currently available.
Compared to the list of the best Switch games of 2020 that Metacritic published, the PS4 list has many more higher-budget triple-A video games. However, there are still a few indie titles to take note of, including Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition and Spelunky 2, which scored 88 and 87, respectively. Spelunky 2 is also notable for having been a timed PlayStation console exclusive.
There are plenty of great PlayStation games releasing in 2021, so it will be interesting to see what this year’s lineup looks like when all is said and done. However, Sony will slowly focus more on the PlayStation 5 rather than the PS4, so the PS4 may miss out on some of the biggest games of the year. Regardless, you should still have plenty of quality game releases, from indies to exclusive PlayStation releases.