Horror films or horror games both are scary to most of the people. Though people are scared, surprisingly some people enjoy them. But all of the horror games or movies are not equally enjoyable. Playing horror games on PS4 is always fascinating. Incredible graphics, perfect sound quality and good visualization refer to the extraordinary gaming experience. Among different types of horror games, choosing the best PS4 horror games are difficult. I am here to describe and help you to choose the best horror games for your PS4.  


List of Best Horror Games for PS4


1. Resident Evil 

Developer: Capcom 
Publisher: Capcom
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The Resident Evil is one of the oldest ps4 horror games. This game is unique because of its magnificent visuals, impressive sound and effects. Considering its demand the publishers launched its 7 volumes. Resident Evil1,2,3,4,5,6,7. They are also planning to launch Resident Evil 8 also. Its platforms are Microsoft Windows, PS, Xbox One, etc. The game was first released in 1996. 

2. Bloodborne

Developer: From Software
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
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The Bloodborne is a horror genre action game. This game is not actually a horror game because it does not have a very scary soundtrack or the backgrounds are not that horrific.  Bloodborne isn’t a difficult game. You can ring the calling bell and seek some support. You will enjoy the actions against monsters. Its gaming platform is PlayStation 4. The game was released in 2015. 

3. The Forest

Developer: Endnight Games
Publisher: Endnight Games
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The Forest is one of the survival PS4 horror games. Its effects and background are very scary as well as exciting. The Forest is part of an ongoing sequence of stories that build off the foreign as wild, thrilling, dangerous and frightening. Its platforms are PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows. This game was released in 2014. 

4. The Last of Us Remastered

Developer: Naughty Dog
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
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The Last of Us Remastered is another horror game including incredible graphics, storylines, and soundtracks. I suggest you play this in Hard mode to enjoy the actual difficulty of surviving in such an environment. It is a PS3 game. But it is worth playing on PS4.  This game was released in 2014. 

5. Dead by Daylight

Developer: Behaviour Interactive
Publisher: Starbreeze Studios
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Dead by Daylight is an asymmetric survival game. It is a relatively simple multiplayer experience that doesn’t complicate with numerous game modes and an enormous amount of features and choices. There is no arguing that it was created especially for horror fans, as it includes DLC characters. You can play as a killer or survivor mode.  Its platforms are Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows. The game was released in 2016. 

6. Lone Survivor

Developer: Superflat Games
Publisher: Superflat Games
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Like other games, Lone Survivor is an independent video game about survival horror. This game is not much scary but its effects and designs are designed to feel like you are in a horror environment. The thriller game has players escaping an infected city filled with ravenous, senseless inhabitants standing in the way of your journey to liberty. Its platforms are PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Linux, Wii U, Macintosh operating systems, PlayStation Vita. This game was released in 2012. 

7. Little Nightmares

Developer: Tarsier Studios
Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment 
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Little Nightmares is a recent survival horror game. It doesn’t focus on defensive mechanisms and while the level and creature design are frightening, it’s also really pleasant in a kind of Necronomicon-meets-bedtime-storybook. The game is divided into 5 levels and each level has its own mission and techniques. Its platforms are Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows. The game was released in 2017. 

8. Outlast

Developer:  Red Barrels
Publisher: Red Barrels
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Outlast is one of the renowned ps4 horror games. This game starts from a village and you have to survive in an isolated village.  This game can build anticipation and you have to spend plenty of time surviving there. Though its effects and scary soundtracks will feel you like you are in a horror environment. It’s a perfect mix of scares, escaping and hiding, without a shield, and also psychologically scary. The platforms of this game are PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh operating systems, Linux. It was released in 2013. It also has a sequel Outlast 2. 

9. The Vanishing of Ethan Carter 

Developer: The Astronauts
Publisher: The Astronauts
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a horror adventure game. The player takes the role of a detective with the unique ability to imagine violent crime scenes which he requires to locate a missing child. The main objective of the game is exploring and finding clues. Its gaming platforms are PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows. This game was released in 2014. 

10. Among The Sleep

Developer:  Krillbite Studio
Publisher:  Krillbite Studio
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The game Among The Sleep is one of the actions, survival and adventure-based PS4 horror games. Like other horror games, you are not characterized as an adult in this game. You are supposed to be a baby and you have to escape from monstrosities. The main aim of the game is you have to find your mommy with a teddy bear. It’s an interesting horror game. Its gaming platforms are PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems. The game was released in 2015. 

11. Until Dawn

Developer: Supermassive Games
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment 
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Until Dawn is one kind of drama based horror video game. In this game, you need to save other mates. Though it is very difficult to save everyone. It is a long durable game of at least ten hours. Its gaming platform is PlayStation 4. This game was released in 2015. 

12. SOMA

Developer: Frictional Games
Publisher: Frictional Games
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SOMA is a different type of horror game on PS4. Like other games, you have to survive to win the game. The game story build-up underwater. Its background and sound are very much fascinating that they will be stuck in your head. The game story builds up very slowly and mostly focuses on psychological aspects. Its gaming platforms are PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Macintosh operating systems, Linux, Microsoft Windows. This game was released in 2015. 

13.  Alien: Isolation

Developer: Creative Assembly
Publisher: Sega 
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The Alien: Isolation is one of the survival horror games of PS4. Here you need to survive and need to escape from the enemy at every level using your tactics. Alien Isolation is not needlessly aggressive but it includes certain incidents and intense aggression depictions. The ranking is mainly due to horror, danger, and anticipation. The platforms of this game are PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One. This game was released in 2014. 

14. Layers of Fear

Developer: Bloober Team
Publisher: Bloober Team
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If you are looking for a psychological horror game, Layers of Fear will be the best horror games for PS4. This game is not only about psychology but also survival. It’s a story-based game and the gamers go deep into the game as you have to survive in the horrific situation. It’s not about killing the monsters. This game is more like surviving psychologically in darkness. It’s a must-play video game. Its platforms are PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Macintosh operating systems. This game was released in 2016.  

15. Friday The 13th: The Game

Developer: IllFonic
Publisher: Gun Media
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Friday the 13th: The Game is a video game about surviving in a difficult situation. This game is a horror genre. The designers used effects and scream sounds so that you may feel the actual horror background. You need to play as a camp counselor in online multiplayer mode. In this game, avoiding Jason is your main goal and this is a 20 minutes hide and seek game. The platforms of the game are PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows. The game was released in 2017.

The list of Horror games is very entertaining and I am sure you must enjoy all of them. Basically most people like action or sports genres. Some are interested in strategic games. In the Play Station, Horror Games will offer you a unique experience with its amazing effects and graphical visualization.  Enjoy your time with friends and family playing PS4 horror games.

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