The fight between sony and Microsoft continues to this day, and the feud between the two companies actually has very big implications for what kind of games players get to enjoy on their preferred console. For PlayStation console fans, there is just a handful of PS5-exclusive games to look forward to right now – not to mention that Sony is planning to bring many of them to PC eventually. Still, there are things to look forward to. So, we’re here to share with you our list of the Top 10 New and Upcoming PS5 exclusive games not coming to the Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series X.

Top 10 New and Upcoming PS5 Exclusive Games (As of February 27, 2023)

10. The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR
Release Date: March 16, 2023
Developed By: Supermassive Games
Published By: Supermassive Games

Horizon: Call of the Mountain isn’t the only PlayStation-exclusive VR game you should be looking out for as the folks at Supermassive Games also have something for us. The Dark Pictures: Switchback VR is a departure from the usual rodeo as this game at least lets you fight back for the majority of the game. It’s an on-the-rails shooter, but that doesn’t mean this game doesn’t have the frights that you’d come to expect from a Dark Pictures game. It’s just that you can frantically shoot back at the horrors brought in front of you. Fans of The Dark Pictures Anthology will also appreciate the fact that this game will feature past locations from the older games, so there’s that also.

9. Evotinction
Release Date: TBA
Developed By: Spikewave Games
Published By: Perp Games

Since Metal Gear Solid started allowing players to explore an open-world and shoot with open fire, and ever since we haven’t gotten our hands on a new Splinter Cell game in a while, we haven’t really seen a true stealth action game in a while, aside from Hitman. Evotinction, in our eyes, is the next big Stealth Action game. However, that’s still a big guess on our part as we don’t really know if Evotinction will hit the bull’s eye, especially since the developers are relatively unknowns over at Spikewave Games. Still, that shouldn’t be any reason to discriminate, as it does look like a big game development boom is taking place over there in China, so this could just be the breakout game for the devs that will put them on the map. Besides, based on the trailer we’ve seen so far, Evotinction is looking really, really good.

8. Stellar Blade
Release Date: TBA 2023
Developed By: SHIFT UP Corporation
Published By: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Formerly known as Project Eve, Stellar Blade is a PS5-console exclusive in development at South Korean SHIFT UP Corporation as its first Triple-A project. The game’s development was so promising that midway through development, Sony bought the marketing rights for the game and announced that it will be publishing it. SHIFT UP is responsible for the mobile game NIKKE: Goddess of Victory, so we’re sure that this game will have similar vibes as that one. There is gorgeous graphics at the very least, but we’re also looking forward to the game’s action-adventure, hack and slash gameplay.

7. Eternights
Release Date: TBA 2023
Developed By: Studio Sai
Published By: Studio Sai

Eternights is a new adventure set to release in ‘Early 2023,’ in which we’ll endeavor to make the best of life in the post-apocalyptic world — rescuing the planet, finding love, and so on. The Eternights debut trailer effectively demonstrated the game’s unique mixture of love narrative and haptic combat, emphasizing the dungeon exploration and courting that would be necessary. Basically a game that mixes Action RPG and dating sim, Eternights look promising, especially for anime fans.

6. MARVEL’s Wolverine
Release Date: TBD
Developed By: Insomniac Games
Published By: Sony Interactive Entertainment

With the recent interest in Wolverine running high again thanks to the Deadpool 3 reveal that Hugh Jackman will be returning to play the character in the film, interest in this upcoming Insomniac Game also spiked once again. Unfortunately for us MARVEL and Wolverine fans, this game isn’t coming out any time soon, as Insomniac Games currently have their hands full on another project (more on that later) and Wolverine currently has no release schedule or timeline yet. Still, it doesn’t make it any less exciting, given how little the PS5 has in offering in terms of console exclusives right now.

5. Spider-Man 2
Release Date: TBA 2023
Developed By: Insomniac Games
Published By: Sony Interactive Entertainment

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As we’ve already mentioned, Spider-Man 2 will be coming out in the far future exclusively to the PS5. It’s amazing how Insomniac Games is working on two big-name projects at once, but we do hope that both Spider-Man 2 and Wolverine will both deliver. Thankfully, Insomniac Games has a clean track record in this regard, and we can only wait patiently as they do their magic on this sequel game. Spider-Man 3: No Way Home just added more hype for this game, and, well, we’re just going to leave it at that to keep this article spoiler-free.

Meanwhile, Spider-Man is already on PC. Have you checked it out yet?

4. Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth
Release Date: Q4 2023
Developed By: SQUARE ENIX
Published By: SQUARE ENIX

The second game in the Final Fantasy VII Remake Trilogy, Rebirth will follow up on the divisive ending of Final Fantasy VII Remake – this tie fully embracing its identity as a new, parallel timeline instead of a full-on remake of the original game. In this rendition, we’ve seen very few footages so far, but what SQUARE ENIX has allowed to tease so far has shown that the Final Fantasy VII Remake series really might take a wholly different direction storywise – including the possibility of Sephiroth being an ally, and of Zack Fair actually being alive. This is definitely going to be one of the best PS5 games coming out this year.

3. Baldur’s Gate III
Release Date: August 31, 2023
Developed By: Larian Studios
Published By: Larian Studios

After a long time of being an Early Access exclusive on PC, Baldur’s Gate 3 finally releases in full later this year. On top of being on PC, the game will be also arriving as a PlayStation-console exclusive, allowing players on the console to take on new adventures with or without a friend. Abducted, infected, and lost, Baldur’s Gate 3 throws players right into the middle of danger. May you be a human, an elf, or a dwarf, whatever your race or class might be in this game, players will definitely have a one-of-a-kind adventure in the Forgotten Realms. With stories packaged in a new cinematic experience, CRPGs have never been this good-looking ever before.

2. Tchia
Release Date: March 21, 2023
Developed By: Awaceb
Published By: Awaceb

Explore a bountiful archipelago inspired by New Caledonia in a brand-new physics-driven adventure game. You play as Tchia, a girl with a ukulele, immerse in a heartfelt adventure, meeting new people and discovering the secrets of this beautiful group of islands featuring the culture of New Caledonia. Fully animated cutscenes voiced in traditional language will give players a new sense of discovery, giving more meaning to their journeys, while an original orchestral score infused with local sounds create a unique world to get lost into.

1. Final Fantasy XVI
Release Date: June 22, 2023
Developed By: SQUARE ENIX
Published By: SQUARE ENIX

Final Fantasy 16 still doesn’t have a release date, but the latest news coming from Yoshi-P indicates that an official release date might be revealed very soon, especially since he also said that the game is now in its final stages of development. Nevertheless, fans are eagerly awaiting the next entry to the long-running saga by Square Enix. We are expecting more details to come out soon this Spring, as promised by game director Naoki Yoshida. Details about the game are still sparse, but here’s what we know: the game is set in the fictional world of Valisthea, a continent with six factions that are on the verge of conflict due to the spreading disease called the Blight.

And that’s our top 8 upcoming PS5 games that we’re looking forward to – games that aren’t coming to consoles. Which ones are your most anticipated? Looking for the same lists for Xbox Series X, PC, and the Nintendo Switch? Then check them out below:

Top 10 upcoming Nintendo Switch games not coming to Xbox Series X or PS5
Top 10 upcoming PC games exclusives not coming to consoles
Top 10 upcoming PS5 games not coming to the Xbox Series X

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