The PlayStation 5 (PS5)has ushered in a new era of gaming. The console delivers unparalleled graphics, immersive experiences, and a library of games that caters to every gaming preference. For enthusiasts of the first-person shooter (FPS) genre, the PS5 offers a feast of adrenaline-pumping titles that showcase the console’s capabilities. In this article, we explore the seven best FPS games on PS5, ensuring players are locked, loaded, and ready for action.

As always with these articles, there’s a fair amount of subjectivity in selecting the ‘best’ of anything. The PS5 is not exactly a hotbed of groundbreaking FPS games. Yet, there’s still plenty for you to sink your teeth into. Below you’ll find Chit Hot’s picks for the seven best FPS games on PS5. Be sure to let us know if we missed your favourite in the comments!

7 Best FPS Games on PS5

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  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

No list of top FPS games is complete without a Call of Duty title, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War stands as a testament to the franchise’s enduring popularity. Set during the Cold War era, this game offers a gripping single-player campaign with a thrilling narrative. The real star, however, is the multiplayer mode, providing intense gunfights, diverse maps, and an arsenal of weapons that keeps players engaged for hours. The inclusion of the Zombies mode adds an extra layer of excitement for cooperative play.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PlayStation 5 delivers a visually stunning and action-packed FPS experience. So much so, that its successors have failed to replicate its formula thus far.

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  1. DOOM Eternal

DOOM Eternal takes the iconic demon-slaying action to the PlayStation 5. Players step into the boots of the Doom Slayer, battling hordes of demons in a variety of hellish landscapes. The game’s visceral combat, combined with its breathtaking graphics and metal-inspired soundtrack, creates an adrenaline-fueled experience that is unmatched in the genre.

Doom Eternal on PS5 is a relentless and visually stunning FPS masterpiece. It may have pushed the platforming action too far and fail to live up to its predecessor, but as a game that pushes the PS5 visually it stands alone.

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  1. Apex Legends

Apex Legends brings the battle royale genre to the PlayStation 5. The game offers a unique blend of fast-paced action, strategic teamwork, and unique character abilities. This free-to-play FPS has captured the hearts of gamers worldwide with its dynamic gameplay, diverse roster of Legends, and constantly evolving meta. The PS5’s enhanced graphics and performance ensure that every jump, slide, and gunfight feels smooth and immersive.

Apex Legends on PlayStation 5 revolutionizes the battle royale experience with fast-paced action, unique character abilities, and enhanced graphics, making it a must-play for FPS enthusiasts.

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  1. Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042 is the latest installment in the renowned Battlefield franchise, delivering massive scale and cutting-edge warfare experience on the PS5. The game introduces dynamic weather events, large-scale maps, and a vast array of vehicles. The PS5’s hardware capabilities elevate the visuals and performance, delivering epic battles with up to 128 players.

Battlefield 2042 had a rocky start on PS5. However, the game now delivers large-scale battles, dynamic weather, and enhanced graphics, offering a next-gen warfare experience like never before.

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  1. Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3 brings its signature blend of humor, looter-shooter mechanics, and cooperative mayhem to the PS5. This FPS offers a vibrant, cel-shaded art style that comes to life on the next-gen console. With a diverse cast of characters, a vast open world to explore, and an abundance of weapons to collect, Borderlands 3 ensures that players are in for a chaotic and enjoyable ride. The PS5’s improved hardware enhances the game’s performance and visual fidelity, making it a must-play for fans of the series.

Borderlands 3 on PlayStation 5 combines humor, looter-shooter mechanics, and cooperative chaos in a visually stunning and performance-enhanced experience. The game sets a new standard for the series.

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  1. Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Destiny 2: Beyond Light continues the epic journey of Guardians in the Destiny universe, and its arrival on the PS5 elevates the experience to new heights. With enhanced graphics, faster load times, and improved frame rates, the game delivers a seamless and visually striking FPS adventure. The expansion introduces a new icy destination, powerful stasis abilities, and a compelling storyline that keeps players engaged in the ongoing battle against the forces of darkness.

Destiny 2: Beyond Light on PS5 offers Guardians a visually stunning and immersive FPS experience, with enhanced graphics and performance. There’s no denying core fans of the franchise have become somewhat dismayed of late. But if you’re new to the game, there’s nothing but a good time to be had here.

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  1. Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6 thrusts players into a fictional Caribbean island ruled by a ruthless dictator, offering an open-world FPS experience filled with chaos and rebellion. The game’s expansive world, diverse environments, and engaging storyline showcase the capabilities of the PS5. Improved graphics, faster load times, and seamless exploration. Far Cry 6 delivers an immersive and action-packed adventure as players join the guerrilla forces in their fight against oppression.

Far Cry 6 on PS5 combines an open-world experience with intense FPS action. The game delivers a visually stunning journey through a fictional Caribbean island in rebellion.

The PlayStation 5 has set a new standard for gaming in many respects. While the FPS genre may not be flourishing, there’s still plenty to enjoy. Whether you prefer the intense gunfights of Call of Duty, the demon-slaying chaos of DOOM, or the cooperative strategy of Apex Legends, the PS5 has something for every FPS enthusiast. These seven games showcase the console’s capabilities, providing an unforgettable and immersive gaming experience that will keep players locked and loaded for countless hours of action-packed fun.

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