The Best Survival Games for Playstation 5

Update, : Endling - Extinction is Forever added at rank #2.
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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.


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

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Endling - Extinction is Forever (2022)

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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

3

No Man's Sky (2016)

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

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

4

DYSMANTLE (2020)

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- 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

5

The Eternal Cylinder (2021)

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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

6

Chernobylite (2019)

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

Chernobylite is a science-fiction survival horror RPG. Set in the hyper-realistic, 3D-scanned wasteland of Chernobyl’s Exclusion Zone, explore a non-linear storyline in your search to uncover the truth of your tortured past.


  • survival
  • stealth
  • survival-horror
  • crafting
  • horror
  • sci-fi
  • supernatural
  • first-person
  • shooter
  • heist
  • base-building
  • rpg
  • post-apocalyptic
  • military
  • narrative

7

Tribes of Midgard (2021)

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Nintendo Switch Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5 PC Windows Playstation 4

The Giants are coming! Form a tribe with up to 10 players to defend your village from the relentless onslaught of deadly spirits and gigantic brutes hel-bent on bringing on the end of the world in this game with a unique blend of action, survival, and roguelite elements.


  • survival
  • crafting
  • rogue-like
  • cooperative
  • tower-defense
  • boss
  • mythology

8

Unturned (2017)

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You're a survivor in the zombie infested ruins of society, and must work with your friends and forge alliances to remain among the living.


  • survival
  • zombies
  • crafting

9

Medieval Dynasty (2021)

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

Hunt, survive, build and lead in the harsh Middle Ages: Create your own Medieval Dynasty and ensure its long-lasting prosperity or die trying!


  • survival
  • medieval
  • empire
  • crafting
  • farming
  • simulation
  • rpg
  • management

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Breathedge (2018)

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Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 PC Windows

Survive in outer space! Together with your immortal chicken, discover the truth behind your sudden spaceship crash. Craft tools, pilot vehicles, and even control space stations to survive and explore the wreckage.


  • survival
  • crafting
  • space
  • base-building
  • open-world

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