Best PlayStation 4 Stealth Games
The best PlayStation 4 stealth games you can play today.
If you enjoy sneaking about and planning out your kills in a video game carefully, then we have the list for you. There are a plethora of stealth video game titles available in the market and each year a new mix of titles gets added to the list of must-haves in collections.
For those who own a PlayStation 4, we have looked at our personal favorite stealth video games that you can pick up and enjoy today. From futuristic steampunk settings to classic franchises, there’s a stealth game for just about everyone on our list.
Without further ado, here are our picks for the very best PlayStation 4 stealth video games. Take a look at our list and let us know some of your favorite stealth games by leaving a comment down below!
Within Dishonored players step into the role of Corvo, a man who contains supernatural abilities. There’s a big emphasis on using stealth to your advantage during combat or roaming around the city locations. Likewise, there is a bit of a steampunk futuristic setting offering some unique gadgets and weapons when battling against the enemies.
Dishonored 2 is an action-adventure stealth video game title that takes place fifteen years after the events of Dishonored.
Within Dishonored 2, Empress Emily Kaldwin is deposed by an otherworldly usurper. Players at the start of the video game will have the option to go through the video game as either Emily Kaldwin or her father and bodyguard Corvo Attano.
Both characters will have abilities which can be forfeited as the game story will offer a wide variety of ways to progress through the game. Players can opt to go with a more stealth or action-filled approach as they attempt to reclaim the throne to its rightful owner, Emily Kaldwin.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Taking place after the events of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, players can enjoy the last installment of the beloved franchise in which was directed under Hideo Kojima. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain follows Snake as he goes through a new mission that takes him to a Soviet-occupied Afghanistan territory.
During the journey, Snake seeks his revenge on those who destroyed his forces during the ending of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, however, to do so, Snake will be exploring an open world environment. For fans of the franchise, this latest installment is seen to be a bit different in terms of the gameplay with this time around, developers have allowed players a little more freedom when it comes to completing objectives.
The Last of Us Remastered
The Last of Us saw countless awards once the studio unleashed this video game into the market.
This is an action-adventure survival horror type video game set in a world where a disease that turns people into mindless creatures similar to zombies has started to spread globally. Players take on the role of Joe who must deliver a young girl named Ellie to a group safely across the United States. With bandits, thieves, military, and lastly, infected between Joel and his objective, players will have to carefully maneuver around the levels.
Hitman, from developers IO Interactive, is the sixth entry in the Hitman series, and outside of the prologue, the video game takes place seven years after the events of Hitman: Absolution. Furthermore, this is an episodic video game title that holds a total of six episodes, with the first season containing all of the episodes available today.
Much like previous installments, players will be taking on the role of Agent 47, a genetically enhanced assassin, as he travels to international locations to eliminate specific targets. Each episode is more of an open-world sandbox environment where players will have to explore, infiltrate, eliminate a target, and leave without being noticed or killed.
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided takes place in 2029, exactly two years after the events of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Players will once again step into the shoes of Adam Jensen as he seeks out the Illuminati, a group that was responsible for the Aug Incident of Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
Adam Jensen is an augmented former private security officer that is now working with a special Interpol unit known as Task Force 29. Set to seek out terrorist groups, players will use their augmentations to stealthily take down the enemy or enter restricted areas undetected.
Tomb Raider has been around for years since its release on the original PlayStation. However, developers Crystal Dynamics gave the video game title a proper reboot showing Lara Croft as a vulnerable young woman trapped alone on a hostile island.
It’s through this adventure title that Lara Croft becomes the famed tough Tomb Raider who must stop supernatural entities and opposing forces while using the element of surprise to her advantage.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Set as the sequel to the reboot Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider tells the story of Lara Croft who has become labeled insane with the organization Trinity covering up the events that took place in Yamatai. Now to prove she’s not insane, Lara Croft must make her way into the ancient city of Kitezh.
What the city contains may prove to be something of use in order to prove to those who’ve doubted her. Unlike Tomb Raider, this latest installment has Lara Croft with a few well tuned skills in which she can put to use.
The Thief series of games is classically set in a steampunk setting called The City, where players take on the role of Garrett, the master thief, who becomes embroiled in the political goings-on in the city.
This is a reboot to the series and offers more of the ability to take different approaches to complete a mission throughout the levels, though of course, there is still an emphasis on using a stealth approach.
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Assassin’s Creed Origins is the latest installment within the Assassin’s Creed series. Players are taken to the end of the Ptolemaic period in Egypt as they witness the origins of the conflict that is the Brotherhood of Assassins and the Templar Order.
Being an Assassin’s Creed game, you can expect a heavy emphasis on stealth with Origins being more opened world to explore during your game progression.
Watch Dogs 2
After the success Ubisoft had with their new IP Watch Dogs, a sequel, Watch Dogs 2, was released back in 2016. This time around, players are taken to the San Francisco Bay Area to explore and cause havoc by hacking various terminals connecting to city functions or personal smartphones.
Much of the same gameplay mechanics are present, though the developers did make a few overhauls such as driving. Players can use their tech gadgets and know how to use against the enemy while keeping a low profile.
In this third-person stealth game Aragami, players are cast into the role of an undead assassin with the power to control the shadows. This is a heavily influenced old school stealth title where players are forced to be crafty with their take downs and quick to flee the scene when caught. However, there is some slight ability to choose a play style as you progress.