Looking for some first-person shooters on the PlayStation 4? Why not take a look at our top ten picks for the genre? Being a list, this is simply opinionated, as there is countless FPS for Sony’s latest console, but these ten have been well received and worth being checked out. Of course, we want your opinions as well! Do you agree with our picks or are we missing out on a video game that should be added in? Let us know by leaving us a comment down below.
Without further ado, here are our top ten picks for FPS on the PlayStation 4.
If you’re wanting to enjoy a Call of Duty style multiplayer, but lack the ability to pick up the latest title or a PlayStation Plus membership? We suggest taking a look at Blacklight Retribution, a free-to-play first-person shooter that has similar mechanics found in the popular Call of Duty franchise. Players can equip different guns, perks, upgrades, and enjoy a slew of different game modes.
Battlefield has been a franchise that focuses on war outside of America but within Battlefield Hardline, gamers get a taste of the war on crime. Instead of the military setting, the game has players becoming a thieving criminal or a member of the police Special Response Unit. Gamers will race through the busy streets in game modes that include heists, rescue missions, standard deathmatches, and even a makeshift capture the flag mode called Hotwire.
Tom Clancy Rainbow Six Siege
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege is a first-person tactical shooter in which the players take on the role of a member within the counter-terrorist unit. After the Rainbow Program becomes activated once again, players learn of their next target, a new enemy group known as The White Masks. With their overall plot unknown, the group has quickly started to bring chaos across the world which means you’re one of the last options to track and take these terrorists down.
After developing the Halo series, Bungie brought out their latest first-person shooter to the world, Destiny. The game focuses on online gameplay with players teaming up to take on the various quests or each other in a PvP style match. With story constantly being tweaked and added on, overall the game is set in a mythic science-fiction world filled with options of exploration, creating peace, and technological advancements.
PlanetSide 2 is free-to-play massively multiplayer first-person shooter by Daybreak Game Company. The game is set in the future where players decide on one of three factions to join. From there, players will enter a never ending game where factions fight to take over territory. With several classes, weapons, perks, and upgrades, gamers can easily spend countless hours in one sitting. Additionally, you can expect a massive audience of gamers with the game even earning a Guinness World Record for the biggest first-person shooter battle which total over a thousand players in a single battle.
Wolfenstein: The New Order
Wolfenstein: The New Order is a reboot of the iconic Wolfenstein franchise. The game puts players into an alternate universe where the world has successfully been taken over by the Nazis party. Overall, the game focuses on BJ Blazkowicz, a man who was once on death row, but managed to escape and join the resistance to fight off the Nazis and regain a peaceful regime.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Call of Duty: Black Ops III is the sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Taking place in 2065, most of the world has become too advanced causing warfare to resort back to soldiers doing most of the work on-ground. However, this time, the soldiers have the ability to using augmentations that will allow soldiers to become cyborg supersoldiers. Of course, the highly popular zombies mode was brought back giving players swarms of the undead to defeat wave after wave.
Battlefield has always been about insane battles and with the fourth main entry in the Battlefield franchise, EA Digital Illusions CE expanded its gameplay tenfold. Battlefield 4 takes place six years after the events of its predecessor with the United States and Russia’s tensions growing to an all time high. Now with Russia aiming to overthrow China, the United States is forced into making a move before Russia becomes an overpowering force.
Far Cry 4
Far Cry 4 is the successor to Far Cry 3 and the fourth main installment of the Far Cry franchise. This time around, Far Cry 4 takes place in a fictional country of Kyrat which is located in the Himalayas. Civil war has broken out with the country of Kyrat now under the control of the tyrannical king Pagan Min. When players travel back to their home, they come face-to-face of Pagan Min. Upon escaping Min’s clutches, our protagonist must free Kyrat from its tyranny control, but with each choice, the country of kyrat’s fate may dwindle away.
Grand Theft Auto V
While Grand Theft Auto V is more of a third-person shooter, the latest generation of console has brought on a first-person option. Who doesn’t enjoy roaming around the world of Los Santos causing chaos and evading the police? The open world is massive and being Grand Theft Auto, it’s essentially up to the player as to what they want to do while not going through the main campaign.