When it comes to video games, survival-based games are one of the most growing trends in today’s gaming world. Large online communities are formed that solely discuss these games, plan joint missions, play online, and whatnot.
When it comes to survival games, there are different types of them. Some are like PubG and COD where a person or a team has to be the last one to live to survive and win the game, kind of like the Hunger Games. But others are totally on the other side of the spectrum: we are talking about zombie games.
So, if you have got a PS4 and the courage to fight with zombies, check out these 10 best zombie games PS4 editions.
1. Dying Light
The concept of zombie video games is utterly fantastic, and what makes it more terrifying is games like Dying Light. Released in 2015, Dying Light is centered totally on mutated man-eating zombies. Several elements of thrill and terror are loaded together in this game, which makes it even more fun to play.
Apart from the blood and gore, the plot of this game is also something that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Zombies aren’t going to be the only ones you will have to fight against. Human enemies with ulterior motives are going to make your life hell as well.
DayZ first gained popularity as a mod for the ARMA 2: Operation Arrowhead. But the mod was so good that it inspired developers to make it a separate game. In DayZ, you are tasked with surviving a fictional post-Soviet Republic world during a zombie apocalypse.
In the start, you will have practically nothing to fight with. It is up to you to scavenge items from around the map and use your survival skills. Humans can also interact in this game. They can either join forces or fight against each other.
3. World War Z
If you have watched the 2013 Brad Pitt movie of the same name, you would have an idea about what this game is based on. That being said, the game is not exactly like the movie. There are some really good alterations.
World War Z zombie game revolves around the main character called Doug, a lone survivor of the zombie apocalypse. Doug travels through different locations in search of his son in Japan. 28 levels of this consist of different challenges.
4. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Zombies)
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare marked COD’s entrance into zombie games. The game comes in three modes: campaign, multiplayer, and zombies. Similar to every other COD game edition, Infinite Warfare has an amazingly unique and rich plot. And with the addition of zombies, the game offers something that it has never done before. It reaches a completely new level.
5. Dead Island
If you are not afraid of some real-deal horror, Dead Island is a game for you. But again, beware, this game is known to stir up a little fright in people. This open world is set on the island of Banoi, where all the adventure is happening.
The plot revolves around four playable characters who are trying to escape the island, but it’s not that easy because it is a wild and primitive island.
The vivid, sharp, and clear graphics make this game even more fun to play.
6. Killing Floor
This first-person shooting game is packed with features for both single-player and multiplayer options. Killing Floor brings us face to face with zombie-like creatures known as Zeds. Players fight against Zeds at each level of the game.
With each level, the challenge gets bigger. The best thing about this game is that you can play it in a team of up to 6 players. Even though Killing Floor was released in 2016, it is still regarded as one of the best zombie games for PS4.
7. Days Gone
Released in 2019, Days Gone is an action-adventure game of modern design and extremely sharp and vivid graphics. The game is set in the post-apocalyptic state of Oregon two years after the beginning of an outbreak that turned humanity into hideous and vicious zombies.
The game revolves around former outlaw Deacon St. John as he discovers that his wife might still be alive, and he goes on to find her. With a great plot and great gameplay, Days Gone is worth a shot.
8. 7 Days to Die
After World War 3, the world has become a nuclear zone. In the town of Navezgane, Arizona, you must fend for shelter, food, and water, as well as fight against the zombies who are hungry for your brain and are much more powerful than you. Luckily, you can build things using your survival instincts. But for how long?
Sounds thrilling, right? The graphics are as good as the plot.
9. Resident Evil 2
The Resident Evil game series was based on a very hit zombie movie series of the same name, now also a hit Netflix series. The game has been even more popular than the movie itself, outselling the original movie with over 8 million copies sold worldwide.
The game revolves around two characters – a police officer Leon S. Kennedy and a college student Clair Redfield – who want to escape a fictional Raccoon City during a zombie pandemic. The graphics of the video game are its main highlight.
10. Dead Rising 4
Zombies? Check. Amazing graphics? Check. Good reviews? Check. This game has every reason to be good. Dead Rising 4 is an open-world survival zombie horror video game, the fourth of its series.
Dead Rising is a fun game to play with lots of blood, gore, and terror presented to you on really amazing graphics. The game centers around Frank West, a professor who takes up an investigation where he has to find out the reason behind an infested city. Of course, he has to go through the infested city, and that’s when it gets fun and thrilling.