Top 5 RPG games for PS4 in 2022

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Get lost in fantastic worlds and embark on unforgettable quests with these essential PlayStation 4 role-playing games.

The history of role-playing games is rich and fascinating. From humble tabletop beginnings, RPGs have evolved into the most influential and ambitious genre of games, with a catalogue as diverse as it is critically acclaimed.

Gamers have spent hours immersed in those incredible universes, whether they are stunning high fantasy kingdoms teeming with knights and dragons, exciting sci-fi realms brimming with possibilities, or even extraordinary versions of our world.

However, which PS4 RPGs should be considered the best? You should know the PS4 has a wide selection of role-playing games. The genres range from MMOs and open-world epics to niche Japanese RPGs.

We have compiled five of the best RPGs on the PS4 that combine a rich storytelling tradition with deep and engaging gameplay.

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5. Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV has proven to be somewhat divisive, but it’s a unique title that carves out its path through the current RPG landscape. Its blend of realism and fantasy sets it apart from most of the competition.

4. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

The sequel to Assassin’s Creed Origins expands on the RPG elements introduced in the first game with branching dialogue options and plenty of cool loot.

Among Ubisoft’s finest, the game’s combat system has been refined, there is a more in-depth skill tree that lets you customise your play style, and mythical boss battles keep things exciting.

3. Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a Dragon is a turn-based RPG inspired by Dragon Quest. For the first time in SEGA’s main series, Kazuma Kiryu is relieved of his role as protagonist and is replaced by the supremely endearing Ichiban Kasuga and his merry band of misfits.

While the adventure retains story ties to previous instalments, Like a Dragon is a rebirth — and it’s fantastic fun.

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2. Bloodborne


This twisted take on the Cthulhu tales is destined to become one of the most iconic games of the PS4 generation, with a stunning setting and flawless combat.

Yharnam’s cobbled streets are a character unto themselves, as Victorian neighbourhoods fold and overlap, creating the setting for some of the most epic battles on any platform.

1. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition

Nothing beats Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition for endless character progression and loot.

This action RPG with what appears to be an infinite amount of things to do is a blast whether you’re playing with friends or grinding through the demon hordes on your own. It’s one of the tightest PS4 titles, supremely polished and intuitive.

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