PS5 New Releases: June 2024 Highlights and Top Picks

Troy Reeder

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The PlayStation 5 has been rocking in the month of June and there’s still more to come to close the month out. Here are some of the most popular updates and releases to come out on the PS5 and Playstation Plus. As we look forward to July, people are anticipating some pretty big releases as well with new games that promise to bring new stories, creative gameplay, and better performance we expect on the PS5 console.

Gaming Highlights for PS5 in June 2024

PlayStation Plus June 2024 Lineup

This month’s PS Plus Essential lineup features a diverse trio of games for PS5 and PS4 players. Get ready to dive into the zany platforming adventures of SpongeBob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake, unleash your wrestling skills in AEW Fight Forever, and brawl through the city streets in the acclaimed beat-’em-up Streets of Rage 4. Don’t miss out on these free gems, available from June 4th.

Massive Expansion: Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree

Prepare for an epic return to the Lands Between as Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree, the highly anticipated expansion, arrives on June 21st. This massive DLC adds a new storyline, challenging dungeons, formidable foes, and more, promising countless hours of thrilling gameplay for Tarnished veterans.

Other Notable Releases

Beyond the PS Plus offerings and the Elden Ring expansion, June brings a few more exciting titles to the PS5:

  • Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game: This asymmetrical multiplayer horror game will have you running and hiding (or hunting!) as you play as either the iconic Killer Klowns or the unfortunate humans trying to survive their onslaught.
  • V Rising: Immerse yourself in a gothic open-world survival game where you play as a vampire awakening from a centuries-long slumber. Build your castle, gather resources, and battle other players in this dark and atmospheric adventure.
  • Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance: Dive into the latest installment in the popular JRPG series, known for its demon-collecting mechanics and challenging turn-based combat. Explore a post-apocalyptic Tokyo and uncover a conspiracy that threatens the fate of humanity.

June 2024 PS5 Game Release Schedule

GameRelease DateGenre
SpongeBob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake (PS Plus)June 4thPlatformer
AEW Fight Forever (PS Plus)June 4thSports (Wrestling)
Streets of Rage 4 (PS Plus)June 4thBeat-’em-up
Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The GameJune 14thMultiplayer Horror
V RisingJune 19thOpen-world Survival
Elden Ring: Shadow of the ErdtreeJune 21stAction RPG
Shin Megami Tensei V: VengeanceJune 29thJRPG

Key Takeaways

  • The PS5 is a platform for the latest in gaming technology.
  • A diverse lineup of upcoming PS5 games caters to different preferences.
  • Exclusive PS5 titles offer unique gaming experiences.

Upcoming PS5 Game Releases

The PlayStation 5’s upcoming game slate is bustling with diverse titles, from exclusive blockbuster releases to innovative indie gems.

Exclusive PS5 Titles

Stellar Blade, previously known as Project Eve, is a highly anticipated action RPG exclusive to PlayStation 5. Players will journey with the protagonist through a detailed, apocalyptic environment full of challenges. Marvel’s Wolverine is another exclusive title in the making, promising intense combat and a gripping narrative. Anticipation is also high for The Last of Us Part II Remastered, set to enhance the critically acclaimed experience with PS5 capabilities.

Cross-Platform and Remastered Games

Notable cross-platform games include the Silent Hill 2 Remake, bringing the classic horror game to modern consoles with updated graphics and sound. Racing enthusiasts can look forward to F1 24, while Death Stranding 2 will offer an expanded universe to explore. Fans of fighting games have Tekken 8 to look forward to, boasting impressive visuals and fluid combat mechanics.

Indie and Experimental Games

The indie scene remains vibrant with titles like The Plucky Squire and Towers of Aghasba. These games offer unique experiences outside the mainstream norms, often focusing on innovative gameplay or storytelling. Phantom Blade: Suffering Island, set in an extraordinary world, combines Eastern mythology with strategic combat.

This section covered just a glimpse of the many titles slated for the PS5, and players are in for a treat with the diverse range of options on the horizon.