50 Best Survival games for Playstation 4

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The best 50 Survival games for Playstation 4 daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Playstation 4. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are AWAY: The Survival Series released the 30 March 2021 and ranked #46, Remnants released the 28 February 2021 and ranked #25, DYSMANTLE released the 30 December 2020 and ranked #45.

1# We Happy Few - 2018

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From the independent studio that brought you Contrast, We Happy Few is an action/adventure game set in a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England. Hide, fight and conform your way out of this delusional, Joy-obsessed world.

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2# This War of Mine - 2015

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In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. During the day snipers outside stop you from leaving your refuge, so you need to focus on maintaining your hideout: crafting, trading and taking care of your survivors.

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3# The Long Dark - 2017

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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.

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4# Frostpunk - 2018

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Frostpunk is the first society survival game. As the ruler of the last city on Earth, it is your duty to manage both its citizens and its infrastructure. What decisions will you make to ensure your society's survival? What will you do when pushed to breaking point? Who will you become in the process?

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5# The Flame in the Flood - 2017

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The PS4 exclusive Complete Edition features directors' commentary, a dynamic theme, two avatars, and a "host of gameplay tweaks".

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6# Playerunknown's Battlegrounds - 2017

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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is a battle royale shooter that pits 100 players against each other in a struggle for survival. Gather supplies and outwit your opponents to become the last person standing.

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7# The Survivalists - 2020

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A living world full of surprises, secrets and danger awaits in The Survivalists, an adventure-filled survival sandbox set in The Escapists universe. Explore, build, craft and even train monkeys with up to three friends in a desperate bid to survive. Have you got what it takes to be a Survivalist?

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8# Subnautica - 2018

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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.

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9# Subterrain - 2016

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Uncompromising Sci-Fi survival on Mars! Manage the entire colony single-handed! Craft, Research, Explore and Fight against evolving mutants. Vast open world and randomly generated levels to explore! Can you survive long enough to escape the horror?

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10# Sheltered - 2017

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Given a head-start over the billions lost in a nuclear holocaust, you must gather as many supplies as possible en route to the concrete underground shelter that will soon become your family home for the foreseeable dire future. Ensure that theyre well equipped as you strategize, securing victory against those who threaten the survival of your family in tense turn based combat.

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11# Rust Builder - 2018

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The only aim in Rust is to survive. To do this you will need to overcome struggles such as hunger, thirst and cold. Build a fire. Build a shelter. Kill animals for meat. Protect yourself from other players. Create alliances with other players and together form a town. Whatever it takes to survive.

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12# The Final Station - 2016

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Travel by train through a dying world. Look after your passengers, keep your train operational, and make sure you can always reach the next station. Make your way through swarms of infected at each station. Explore mysterious and abandoned stations looking for supplies and survivors.

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13# Smoke and Sacrifice - 2018

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On a frozen wasteland of a world, a small patch of fertile land survives thanks to the blessing of the Sun Tree. As she ventures into a hidden land where the very air threatens to steal her life and memory, will Sachi ever discover the truth of what happened to her son? Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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14# ARK: Survival Evolved - 2017

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Stranded on the shores of a mysterious island, you must learn to survive. Use your cunning to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter other players to survive, dominate... and escape!

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16# The Forest - 2018

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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.

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18# H1Z1: Battle Royale - 2018

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20# aaceeRelics of ancestors - 2019

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This game is a RPG adventure and exploration role-playing game. The story takes place in Beijing six thousand years later. At present, this work is a beta version, with only one occupation and one chapter of plot. In the beta version, adventurers can set up their own adventure team to explore and discover the heritage.

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21# Outward - 2019

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No remarkable journey is achieved without great effort. Outward is an open-world RPG where the cold of the night or an infected wound can be as dangerous as a predator lurking in the dark. Explore the vast world of Aurai, embark on memorable adventures alone or with your friend.

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22# Breathedge - 2018

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Early Access

Experience the life of a simple Man with simple needs who is trying to survive in the depths of the deep space. Explore space, build stuff, kick corpses, and poke everything with a chicken.

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23# Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey - 2019

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Survive your evolution in Neogene Africa starting 10 million years ago. Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is a third-person open world survival game where you Explore, Expand, and Evolve to advance your clan to the next generation in the exciting new adventure from Panache Digital Games.

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24# The Wild Eight - 2017

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The Wild Eight is an unforgiving survival game set in Alaska full of mystery and danger. Explore, hunt and craft shoulder-to-shoulder with friends or random players online. Unless you are brave enough to survive this nightmare on your own?

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25# Remnants - 2021

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Early Access

Tackle starvation, dehydration, thermal conditions, radiation poisoning, and toxic gas inhalation while trying to keep your sanity intact. Shack up, cook some chicken, and make friends or enemies as you discover, explore, learn, build, and develop your skills and strategies needed to survive.

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