Indie Games Coming to the PS5 in 2021

Meta: It’s not just Oddworld: Soulstorm sending pulses racing, there are lots of PS5 indie games on their way to brighten up our online world.

With a slew of new PS5 games set to be released at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2021, the list of forthcoming PS5 titles is getting longer and more robust. Despite Sony’s decision to boycott this year’s E3, a stash of new PS5 games have been announced and revealed, or have had their release dates confirmed by Sony anyway.

Sony’s fresh new PS5 will shake things up with various new online games, including several PS5 exclusives. Although not all of them have a release date yet, some fantastic titles are coming out in the coming years. 

All of them may be found in our list of upcoming PS5 games. When you combine this with all of the finest PS5 games to date, the PS5 launch games and certain free PS5 upgrades for PS4 titles, Sony’s latest console offers some fantastic experiences.

Whatever your expectations for future PS5 games are, you’ll find something to be excited about on our list, which includes stunning sequels, inventive survival horror, and inspiring indie titles. We’ve made sure to keep you up to date on all of them, so you can make sure your PS5 wish list is complete – and to know when to schedule some vacation time in 2021. So here you have it, a list of new PS5 games coming our way!

New Releases Worth Talking about 

Oddworld Soulstorm

PS5/PS4, Oddworld Inhabitants 

Oddworld: Soulstorm is the second addition to Abe’s heroic new epic, set directly after the events of 2014’s Oddworld: New ‘N’ Tasty.

Abe has changed from an ignorant Mudokon cog, destined to be devoured by the Glukkons’ mega-corporation machines, to an unexpected hero, who rises to become a beacon of hope.

Disco Elysium

PS5/PS4, ZA/UM

Disco Elysium is a beautiful open-world role-playing game, in which you get to choose which type of detective you want to be.

Follow a detective who, after waking up in a wrecked hostel room with a hangover and no memory of his past, tries to piece his life back together while investigating a murder in the village of Revachol.

Bugsnax

PS5/PS4, Young Horses

Take a colorful journey to Snake Tooth Island, home of the fabled Bugsnax, a half-bug, half-snake creature.

You arrive, having been invited by intrepid explorer Elizabert Megafig, to find your host missing, her tent in shambles and her followers scattered throughout the island alone… and hungry!

Maquette

PS5/PS4, Graceful Decay

Explore a one-of-a-kind puzzle adventure in which the world you live in is nested inside ever-larger ones, and size is purely relative.

Discover the romantic hardships and tribulations of Michael and Kenzie, as you relive memories of their life together. Rediscover parts of their history and enjoy the events that shaped them, with the voices of Seth Gabel and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Coming Soon

Goodbye Volcano High

PS5/PS4, KO_OP

Goodbye Volcano High is a film that tells the story of the end of an era and the start of a love story.

Jett: The Far Shore

PS5/PS4, Superbrothers

Jett: The Far Shore is a cinematic action-adventure that takes you on an interplanetary voyage to carve a future for people plagued by the past.

Solar Ash

PS5/PS4, Heart Machine

Experience a bizarre, vibrant and a highly-styled world full of intrigue, high-speed traversal, charming characters and enormous opponent battles.

Temtem

PS5, Crema

Immerse yourself in a massively multiplayer online role-playing game about collecting creatures.

Explore the many islands of the Airborne Archipelago, discovering and collecting new Temtem species, while making new friends.

Tribes of Midgard

PS5/PS4, Norsfell Games

Set during Ragnarök, fight against an impending giant invasion. Players will take the place of a viking living in the last stronghold that shields the gods from the other realms, in a world full of dark creatures, hidden gods and numerous materials to be discovered.

Stray

PS5/PS4, BlueTwelve Studio

A stray cat, lost, alone and separated from his family, must unravel an old secret to escape a long-forgotten cybercity and return home.

Little Devil Inside

PS5/PS4, Neostream Interactive

Little Devil Inside is an evocative, semi-open world action-adventure RPG with survival features.

Heavenly Bodies

PS5/PS4, 2pt Interactive

In Heavenly Bodies, you play as a heroic cosmonaut tasked with maintaining Earth’s most recent and proudest marvel of space architecture.

Recompile

PS5/PS4, Phigames

As a sentient virus, you must enter The Mainframe’s digital universe to attain sapience and bring about the first technological singularity.

2021 is jam-packed with release dates for PS5 and their ever-growing list of Indie games. Whatever your taste in online gaming, there is sure to be something with a release date that interests you. Get your wish list ready and be prepared to be taken on plenty of adventures through a multiverse of virtual worlds.