Are you a big fan of horror zombie-apocalyptic games with gruesome killings, or games that can gross or freak you out, get you all pumped up with adrenaline, and test your survival instincts? Then, you should check this out.
Many people have thought or daydreamed about a time when the world would be overrun by the undead, and they’d have to fight them off to survive. To be honest, I think everyone who has seen a zombie movie is guilty of this.
Anyway, you would never get a chance to kill zombies literally. Well, I hope you don’t. For your sake and mine. Hopefully, it never comes to that because I don’t see a chance of anyone surviving a zombie apocalypse. If the brain-eaters don’t get you first, starvation or sickness will eventually. So let’s just hope our imaginations don’t become a reality.
However, many games can give you a similar experience to the ones in your imagination and that’s what we’re going to share with you in this article. Yup. In these games, you get to experience a world overrun by zombies and kill as many of those brain-eating mindless creatures as you wish.
Not just that, these games can give you an idea of how long you’d last in a zombie apocalyptic scenario. Maybe you’ll change your mind about wanting to experience a zombie apocalypse after playing these games.
Alright then, that’s enough talking, let’s aim for the head and take a look at the top 10 PS4 & PS5 zombie games you should play.
Top PS4 & PS5 Zombie Games Ranked
Here is a list of the best 10 PS4 & PS5 zombie games you should try. Also, they’re not arranged in a particular, you can try any or all of them out as you wish. Let’s get to it.
1. Dying Light 2: Stay Human
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Available on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox series XS, and Nintendo Switch
Dying Light 2: Stay human is an amazing RPG zombie-apocalyptic game with an open world overrun by mindless zombies to explore. This installment is Tech land’s follow-up to Dying Light, which is the first installment.
Played from a first-person perspective, Dying Light 2 is an open-world action-adventure survival horror game set 20yrs after the events in Dying Light where the infected have taken over the city of Haran.
In this new installment, you get to control a character named Aiden Caldwell and explore the world around you fighting off hordes of zombies and other hostile humans. This game involves a lot of parkour movements and relies heavily on the melee combat system.
Players will do a lot of climbing, leaping off edges, jumping off walls, sliding, and more in the game. Players also get access to other weapons such as guns, spears, crossbows, etc.
2. Days Gone
Available on PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows.
Here we have another amazing open-world zombie-apocalyptic game set in the post-apocalyptic city of Oregon. It’s set around the story of a former outlaw named Deacon whose main objective is to find his wife who he thinks is still alive.
In this game, you get to control Deacon and explore the open world around you as you ward off the nasty-looking undead creatures named Freakers who would stop at nothing to kill you. Also, you’d have to defend yourself against other hostile humans.
You get to move around most of the time with Deacon’s motorcycle or can also explore the world around you on foot if you wish. Also, you have access to several weapons such as melee weapons, traps, explosives, firearms, etc.
These weapons will aid you in your survival against these Freakers and other hostile humans.
3. Resident Evil 3
Available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows
Developed by Capcom, Resident Evil 3 is a remake of the 1999 version of Resident Evil 3:Nemesis with better and more interesting gameplay.
It’s an amazing survival horror game played from a third-person perspective where players get to explore and escape a city filled with the infected. In this game, players get to control a character named Jill Valentine who is a former agent and a mercenary called Carlos Oliveira, and try to find the vaccine that can cure the T virus and kill these cannibalistic creatures in the process.
You’re also trying to defend yourself against a creature named Nemesis which is the main antagonist as you move through the game. This creature constantly pursues you through the game.
It’s really fun to play.
4. Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Google stadia.
Imagine a world overrun by a horde of Nazi armies led by zombie Adolf Hitler. Yeah. It’s terrible. That’s what this game is about.
It’s a third-person shooter survival horror game set after the events of the Zombie Army Trilogy in the year 1946 after Hitler supposedly died and went to hell. Or so they thought. In hell, Hitler builds himself an army of hellish zombies and with the help of his death cult on earth, he continues to wage war against the world.
You get to make use of several amazing weapons and ammunition to kill these nasty-looking zombies such as pistols, SMGs, flame throwers, snipers, buzz saws, machine guns, etc.
Apart from trying to defend yourself against the horde of undead Nazis in this game, you’re also faced with hell-powered German vehicles, tanks, and even zombie sharks.
Available On Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4
Day Z is an open-world survival horror zombie-apocalyptic game developed by Bohemian Interactive. It was set in a fictional Republic of Chernarus where the majority of humans have been infected by a plague and have become cannibalistic creatures.
Your main goal in this game is to survive attacks from these zombies by killing them and also move around to gather supplies and items that can aid your survival.
Apart from the zombies, you have to fend off in other to survive, you also have to fight against other hostile humans in the game.
6. Back For Blood
Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and Series S, and Microsoft Windows
Back for blood is a first-person shooter survival horror game set in a world overrun by infected mindless zombie-like creatures known as the ridden. These creatures have no other objective than to feast on the flesh of the remaining human survivors on earth.
In this game, players get to play the role of characters named cleaners and form a team of four. Back for blood relies heavily on teamwork as you fight with your team against these cannibalistic creatures and try to save and reclaim what’s left of the world.
To aid you in killing these creatures, you get to make use of several weapons as you progress through the game such as shotguns, assault rifles, machine guns, snipers, sidearms, and melee weapons such as axe, bats, knives, etc.
7. The Last Stand: Aftermath
Available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows,
Developed by Con Artist games, The Last Stand: Aftermath is an apocalyptic-themed horror game set in a world plagued by the undead. There’s no special objective in this game than for you to survive this hostile world.
As you play through the game and try to kill the zombies, there’s going to be a lot of looting as you must try to gather as many supplies as possible. The farther you can travel, the more supplies you’ll be able to gather. Also, you get to pick parts that can be used to upgrade your weapons.
It’s no easy task surviving in this game as every corner and street is filled with grim flesh-eaters who would stop at nothing to kill you.
Another interesting fact of this game is that you’re also infected and can turn into one of these mindless creatures you’re trying to get away from if u don’t pick up injections that can help slow the rate of the infection.
8. World War Z
Available on Playstation 4, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Google Stadia and Nintendo Switch.
World War Z is a team-oriented first-person shooter zombie-apocalyptic game set in a similar world to the 2013 world War Z movie. In this world, a vast majority of humans have been infected by a virus that has turned them into zombies.
Players for a team of four and fight against hordes of zombies moving through different zombie-infested cities such as Moscow, Rome, New York, Tokyo, Marseille, Jerusalem, and Kamchatka. Also, you get to choose from different classes of characters to control.
9. 7 Days to Die
Available on Playstation 4, Xbox One, Linux, and Microsoft Windows.
7 days to die is a first-person shooter open-world RPG survival horror game set in a world devastated by the nuclear third world War. Only a few survivors are left on the earth after this war and the majority of these survivors have been transformed into blood-thirsty zombies by an unknown virus.
You get to play as a survivor in Navezgane, Arizona, and explore the surrounding environment in searches of shelter and supplies like food, water, and other items to help keep up your stamina, health, hydration level, etc. You can also plant and harvest crops and hunt games in this game.
Also, you have to fight off zombies that will attack you, especially at night when they are stronger, faster, and more aggressive. This means you have to make good use of the daytime to collect enough supplies.
You can protect yourself against these zombies by crafting weapons, setting traps, and building up defenses with items you collect while scavenging.
10. The Last Of Us Part II
Available on PS4 and can be played on PS5
It’s no surprise that the last of us part II is one of the best selling and fastest selling PS4 games ever because of its amazing gameplay.
The last of us part II is an action-adventure survival horror game played from a third-person perspective. It is set in the post-apocalyptic United States filled with cannibalistic zombie creatures infected by a mutated fungus strain and several hostile humans.
Players get to make use of stealth, melee weapons and attacks, firearms, and crafted weapons to defend themselves against these zombie-like creatures and other hostile human beings that will definitely try to kill
Wrapping It up
That’s all on our list for the top 10 PS4 & PS5 Zombie Games. We hope you have lots of fun when playing either of these games.
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