The Best 4X Games for Playstation 4

Update : Nuwa added at rank #5.
Here are our 10 Best 4X Games for Playstation 4:
1

Humankind (2022)

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Android Playstation 4 Xbox Series X/s Xbox One PC Windows Mac OS Playstation 5 stadia Xbox Series X

Experience the thrill of rewriting history in HUMANKIND™, a strategy game that lets you build unique civilizations, make critical decisions, and create scientific breakthroughs. With customizable leaders, complex diplomacy options, and flexible winning conditions, you can leave your mark on the world in a way that's uniquely you.


What we like:
  • Fresh take on empire-building
  • Personalized leaders and cultures
  • In-depth diplomacy options
  • Streamlined gameplay
  • Constant shifting of strategies
What could be improved:
  • Clunky mechanics
  • Unbalanced DLC
  • Confusing combat

  • 4x
  • historical
  • strategy
  • empire
  • turn-based

2

Age of Wonders: Planetfall (2019)

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PC Windows Mac OS Playstation 4 Xbox One

Age of Wonders: Planetfall is the new strategy game from Triumph Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Age of Wonders series, bringing all the exciting tactical turn-based combat and in-depth empire building of its predecessors to space in an all-new, sci-fi setting.

Buy

  • turn-based
  • strategy
  • 4x
  • empire
  • tactical
  • fantasy
  • cyborg-zombies
  • battle

3

CIV (2022)

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PC Windows Mac OS Linux Nintendo Switch Playstation 4

Build your civilization, research technologies, expand your cities and defeat your foes!


  • 4x
  • strategy
  • turn-based
  • historical
  • tactical

4

Stellaris (2016)

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PC Windows IOS iPhone Android Playstation 4 Xbox One Linux Mac OS

Explore a galaxy full of wonders in this sci-fi grand strategy game from Paradox Development Studios. Interact with diverse alien races, discover strange new worlds with unexpected events and expand the reach of your empire. Each new adventure holds almost limitless possibilities.

Buy

  • grand-strategy
  • empire
  • 4x
  • strategy
  • sci-fi
  • resource
  • exploration
  • space
  • real-time
  • war
  • politics
  • construction
  • military

5

Nuwa (2023)

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Mac OS Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch PC Windows

Nuwa is a Sci-Fi Strategy Game. Explore an unknown galaxy, discover alien civilization relic and incredible giants, make creatures to help you terraform the planets.


  • outbreak
  • collector
  • creature
  • colony
  • simulation
  • space
  • 4x
  • sandbox
  • mars
  • exploration
  • automation
  • science
  • base-building

6

Thea 2: The Shattering (2018)

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Nintendo Switch PC Windows Xbox One Playstation 4

In the dark lands inspired by Slavic myth, life is a struggle for survival against ever increasing odds, be it natural or malevolent. Can you lead your flock to prosperity in this innovative blend of 4X strategy, RPG and card game?


  • card
  • 4x
  • turn-based
  • strategy
  • crafting
  • rpg
  • survival
  • battler
  • cooperative
  • fantasy
  • innovative
  • rogue-like

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