The Best Survival Games for Playstation 4

Update, : Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness added at rank #35.
1

Subnautica (2018)

View Similar Games
97
Review score
Logo of Subnautica Screenshot of Subnautica Screenshot of Subnautica Screenshot of Subnautica

Xbox One Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch Playstation 5 s Xbox Series X PC Windows Mac OS

Descend into the depths of an alien underwater world filled with wonder and peril. Craft equipment, pilot submarines and out-smart wildlife to explore lush coral reefs, volcanoes, cave systems, and more - all while trying to survive.


  • survival
  • underwater
  • crafting
  • open-world
  • exploration

2

The Forest (2018)

View Similar Games
95
Review score
Logo of The Forest Screenshot of The Forest Screenshot of The Forest Screenshot of The Forest

Oculus Rift HTC Vive Playstation 4 PC Windows

As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.


  • survival
  • survival-horror
  • horror
  • crafting
  • open-world

3

Rain World (2017)

View Similar Games
93
Review score
Logo of Rain World Screenshot of Rain World Screenshot of Rain World Screenshot of Rain World

Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch Android

You are a nomadic slugcat, both predator and prey in a broken ecosystem. Grab your spear and brave the industrial wastes, hunting enough food to survive, but be wary— other, bigger creatures have the same plan... and slugcats look delicious.


  • survival
  • platform
  • post-apocalyptic
  • pixel
  • difficult
  • exploration
  • metroidvania

4

ASTRONEER (2019)

View Similar Games
87
Review score
Logo of ASTRONEER Screenshot of ASTRONEER Screenshot of ASTRONEER Screenshot of ASTRONEER

maybe-Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox One

A game of aerospace industry and interplanetary exploration.


  • survival
  • crafting
  • sandbox
  • open-world
  • space
  • exploration
  • cooperative
  • base-building
  • drop-out

5

The Long Dark (2017)

View Similar Games
91
Review score
Logo of The Long Dark Screenshot of The Long Dark Screenshot of The Long Dark Screenshot of The Long Dark

maybe-Xbox One Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Linux Mac OS PC Windows

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. Welcome to the Quiet Apocalypse.

Buy

  • survival

6

Rust (2018)

View Similar Games
86
Review score
Logo of Rust Screenshot of Rust Screenshot of Rust Screenshot of Rust

maybe-Xbox One Android Mac OS PC Windows Playstation 4 Xbox One

The only aim in Rust is to survive. Everything wants you to die - the island’s wildlife and other inhabitants, the environment, other survivors. Do whatever it takes to last another night.


  • survival
  • crafting

7

Endling - Extinction is Forever (2022)

View Similar Games
79
Review score
Logo of Endling - Extinction is Forever Screenshot of Endling - Extinction is Forever Screenshot of Endling - Extinction is Forever Screenshot of Endling - Extinction is Forever

Xbox Series X/s Playstation 5 maybe-Xbox One PC Windows Xbox One Nintendo Switch Playstation 4 Xbox Series X

As the last mother fox on Earth, your cubs need all your care to survive in a merciless world that slowly destroys itself. You have to help them, teach them and save them. And you should never forget that extinction is forever.


  • survival
  • skill
  • side-scrolling
  • narrative

8

No Man's Sky (2016)

View Similar Games
90
Review score
Logo of No Man's Sky Screenshot of No Man's Sky Screenshot of No Man's Sky Screenshot of No Man's Sky

maybe-Xbox One Oculus Rift HTC Vive Nintendo Switch Xbox Series X osvr psvr Playstation 5 Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

No Man's Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated universe.

Buy

  • inventory
  • exploration
  • survival
  • crafting
  • sci-fi
  • pirates
  • resource
  • discovery
  • trading
  • aliens
  • space
  • sandbox
  • combat
  • endless
  • narrative

9

DYSMANTLE (2020)

View Similar Games
87
Review score
Logo of DYSMANTLE Screenshot of DYSMANTLE Screenshot of DYSMANTLE Screenshot of DYSMANTLE

Android Xbox Series X IOS iPhone PC Windows Mac OS Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 Playstation 5

- App shortcuts can be used to select whether the game runs on OpenGL or Vulkan (if supported) renderer. Vulkan is the default renderer, but if there are graphics issues, long-tap the launcher icon to select OpenGL.


  • zombies
  • survival
  • crafting
  • open-world
  • post-apocalyptic
  • baseball
  • rpg
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • agriculture

10

The Eternal Cylinder (2021)

View Similar Games
81
Review score
Logo of The Eternal Cylinder Screenshot of The Eternal Cylinder Screenshot of The Eternal Cylinder Screenshot of The Eternal Cylinder

Xbox Series X/s Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Playstation 4 PC Windows Xbox One

In The Eternal Cylinder, players control a herd of adorable creatures called Trebhums and must explore a strange alien world filled with exotic lifeforms and surreal environments.


  • survival
  • puzzle
  • exploration
  • surreal
  • platform

Not seeing your game?