The 20 Best PlayStation Games of 2023

by Jason Dietz - January 2, 2024

Which PlayStation games impressed professional reviewers the most during the past year? This page contains Metacritic's official list of the 20 best-reviewed titles released for PS5 and PS4 between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023 ranked by Metascore. Games must have at least 7 reviews from professional critics to be eligible for inclusion.

If a game appears on both PlayStation platforms, only the version receiving the higher quantity of critic reviews (typically the PS5 version) was eligible.

#20: Rez Infinite

Rez Infinite
Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster: FF35th Anniversary Edition
Monster Hunter Rise

#17: Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI

#16: Diablo IV

Diablo IV
Resident Evil 4: Separate Ways
God of War: Ragnarok - Valhalla
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

#12: Alan Wake 2

Alan Wake 2

#11: Red Matter 2

Red Matter 2

#10: Dead Space

Dead Space
The Talos Principle 2

#7 (tie): Cocoon


#7 (tie): Moss: Book II

Moss: Book II
Marvel's Spider-Man 2

#5: Rogue Legacy 2

Rogue Legacy 2

#4: Street Fighter 6

Street Fighter 6

#3: Resident Evil 4

Resident Evil 4
Tetris Effect: Connected

#1: Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3