Best PlayStation 4 War Games

There’s a ton of great video games releasing into the market each year and in the mix are war based titles. If you own a PlayStation 4 console and are looking for some great video games taking place in war then you’ll want to check out our list.

We’ve compiled our personal favorite war games which can be based on past wars in fictional futuristic settings. Without further ado, check out our favorite PlayStation 4 war games down below and let us know what some of your favorite war games on the console by leaving a comment down below.


Battlefield 1

  • Developer: EA DICE
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: October 21, 2016

Developed by EA DICE, the Battlefield franchise has recently taken a step back by taking players back to World War One with Battlefield 1. The video game is the fifteenth in the Battlefield series and much like the past installments, Battlefield 1 is an FPS.

While the game features a fully fleshed out multiplayer filled with game modes, players who pick up the game also have a narrative campaign. The campaign will have a few different characters from around the globe who will offer their story of the war.


Call of Duty: WWII

  • Developer: Sledgehammer Games
  • Publisher: Activision
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: November 3, 2017

The Call of Duty franchise as of late has been focused more on futuristic gameplay. That, however, will change with Call of Duty: WWII as developers are bringing the title back to its roots. Players will follow a squad during 1944 to 1945 in the European theater of conflict.

Outside of a single-player campaign set in the second World War, there will be the ever-popular zombies cooperative game mode attached as well.


Nier: Automata

  • Developer: PlatinumGames
  • Publisher: Square Enix
  • Platforms: PS4, PC
  • Release: March 7, 2017

Nier: Automata is an upcoming action role-playing video game. Taking place after the fourth ending of the previously released Nier, Automata follows YoRHa, androids sent to Earth to fight the invaders in a proxy war.

The game has received a positive reception once it released and its certainly one game we recommend for both its gameplay and narrative journey.


Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

  • Developer: MachineGames
  • Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO, NS
  • Release: October 27, 2017

The video game Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus follows the events of Wolfenstein: The New Order which alters historical events. With the Nazi Regime ruling the world, a military resistance looks to fight back within America, acting as the nation’s second American Revolution against the Nazi rule.


Valiant Hearts: The Great War

  • Developer: Ubisoft Montpellier
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: Android, iOS, PC, PS4, PS4, X360, XBO
  • Release: June 24, 2014

Valiant Hearts was released by Ubisoft and is set within the Great War. The game focuses on four characters that grow closer together throughout the war as each attempt to save one another from the horrors that follow during the battles of World War I. Unlike the typical war-based video game, Valiant Hearts is a puzzle adventure where players must complete certain tasks which may require players to locate specific objects.

Although within the mixture of puzzle-based levels, Valiant Hearts is broken up into sections of melee combat and time-based minigames. Not only does Valiant Hearts have a touching story but the gameplay is designed through Ubisoft’s UbiArt Framework, the in-house engine that was used to deliver Rayman Origins and Child of Light.


This War of Mine

  • Developer: 11 Bit Studios
  • Publisher: 11 Bit Studios
  • Platforms: PC, iOS, Android, PS4, XBO
  • Release: November 14, 2014

This War of Mine is a war survival video game that is a bit different than your standard war based titles. Taking place during a siege, players take on the role of keeping civilians alive during the woes of battle.

There’s plenty of strategies that go into the video game as players will need to fortify their base, go out at night to acquire new resources while making tough decisions based on morals. Likewise, you’ll need to be alert of any other civilian groups who decide to raid your base for resources.


Verdun

  • Developer: M2H, Blackmill Games
  • Publisher: M2H, Blackmill Games
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: April 28, 2015

Verdun is a first-person shooter based on the first World War. Players will fight within the trenches while using authentic weapons from the time period. Gameplay is intense and merciless with developers showcasing a realistic World War I setting on the western front between 1914 and 1918.

Since the game is set to be as realistic as possible for the time period, players will also be able to play with friends in a tactical squad-based game mode. You and your squadmates will go through battles within the trenches to fend off the enemy factions through the smog of dirt and gunpowder.


Sudden Strike 4

  • Developer: Kite Games
  • Publisher: Kalypso Media
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: August 11, 2017

Sudden Strike is back with a fourth installment and the game will bring in bigger battlefields, more units, better graphics, new scenarios, and legendary commanders. The fourth installment was originally considered to be a reboot in the franchise, Sudden Strike 4 has since been confirmed to be another installment of the Sudden Strike series.

Players will complete three extensive campaigns that will take place in various battlefields of World War II. No matter what faction your command, players will be able to control over a hundred different units into battle along with the ability to choose from one of nine individual commanders such as George Patton or Bernard Montgomery.


For Honor

  • Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: February 14, 2017

For Honor is an action hack-and-slash type video game. Within this For Honor world, factions of medieval knights, samurai, and Vikings meet up on a battlefield in one epic war.

This being more of a fighting-based video game, there is a big emphasis on multiplayer where friends can jump online and battle in a series of modes such as brawls, skirmishes, and elimination type matches.