Are you an owner of PS4? Are you by any chance a devotee of the RPG genre as well? Then, we are more than happy to present you this list of some of the most successful role-playing games of 2020 designed for the PS4 platform! Note, some of these games can be played exclusively on PS4, while others are available for some other platforms as well. In this set, a lot of fantasy is waiting for you, but not only!
Persona 5 Royal
If you have ever played previous versions of Persona, you definitely know this game is a fantastic combination of a simulator and role-playing. Beyond a shadow of a doubt, such a great combination of genres created a large group of fascinated adorers of Persona.
This year, the developers pleased us with the continuation of the series releasing Persona 5 Royal. Actually, this game looks like the most stylish product of the JRPG genre and, possibly even of the RPG genre in general.
The plot of Persona 5 Royal is not typical for RPGs since it is not related to any fantasy or even dystopian worlds. Here, you are getting right into the group of Japanese teens who are very busy trying to break free from the traditions and norms dictated by the society unwilling to change. Furthermore, one of the crucial topics covered by Persona 5 Royal is the theme of abuse.
Enjoy state-of-the-art character design and an insane soundtrack resembling of acid jazz while getting through a campaign of the game lasting for a hundred of hours. Persona 5 Royal has a lot of new element including fresh battle features and unknown characters. This blend of a dungeon crawler and a social simulator is a pretty large game which will give you hours of pleasure.
For the time being, you can play Persona 5 Royal only on your PS4.
Final Fantasy 7 Remake
Another role-playing game of 2020 available exclusively for the owners of PS4 so far is Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
If you have ever been interested in this RPG series, you might know that the original of Final Fantasy was released more than twenty years ago! Actually, the first part of that game occurred on the market in 1997. Needless to day, a lot has changed since then, however, the gaming experts and RPG enthusiasts have already noticed that the 2020 version of Final Fantasy is one of the most successful.
For example, many players agree that the combat system of exactly this Final Fantasy game is simply outstanding allowing you to smoothly switch from one member of the party to another. Another notable feature of Final Fantasy, is undeniably, its state-of-the-art graphics and art. The fans of the entire Final Fantasy believe the seventh game of the series was created with real affection and dedication of the developing team.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
If a sophisticated storyline of a role-playing game is crucial for you, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the game you can’t miss. Actually, you will see there is more exciting plot in the side quests of this game than the majority of other, even most successful RPGs have in their main storylines. Yet, be prepared for some tricky challenges and tasks which might need some effort and time for solving.
If you have never played any of the previous highly successful The Witcher games, you should know that you will turn into a mysterious monster hunter living in the magic world of the game resembling a bit of Skyrim. Still, the mechanics of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt differs from Skyrim since the action in this game is taken mostly in the third person.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can be played not only on PS4, but also on PC, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Dark Souls III
Those gamers who are searching for a totally fresh experience while playing role-playing games, should pay their attention to the third part of Dark Souls released in 2020. This is an absolutely outstanding RPG with a brand-new feature you will hardly find in any other game of this genre.
Undeniably, one of the most essential features of RPGs is the process of levelling your character up. Yet, the developers of Dark Souls III decided to try something absolutely new. Thus, the mechanics of the game requires actual learning of the patters of the attacks of your enemies as well as the knowledge of the surrounding world in order to be successful or at least to survive. In addition to it, each class has its own skills which can be used with various weapons and understanding them is crucial for being effective on the battlefield. Sounds quite realistic, doesn’t it?
Dark Souls III is available for PC and Xbox One as well.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Some players enjoy playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but find it somewhat too serious. If you have already happened to play this game and got exactly the same impression, try playing another great RPG of 2020 which is Dragon Age: Inquisition. Yet, be prepared to the fact this game, albeit massive, is more limited when it comes to the openness of its world than The Witcher 3.
Dragon Age: Inquisition will give you the power of a figure of an almost god position which has a political power and is deeply involved in taking serious decisions about the game world which makes the storyline quite absorbing and exciting.
This game can be played on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3 and PS4.