So, you’ve finally managed to acquire a PS5 — now it’s just an issue of finding games to play. While different paid titles are all over, you might want to relax with something free to play if your budget is a little tight. So, we’ve rounded up the best PS5 games that can be played for free. There are a lot of shooters and cross-play games, but everyone can find something they’ll want to check out. Some are even updated to take advantage of the PS5 DualSense haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.
Astro’s Playroom is a charming adventure title that takes players down a nostalgic trip of PlayStation hardware while showcasing the different advanced features of the DualSense controller. Best of all? It’s entirely free and comes preinstalled with your PS5.
With Apex Legends, Respawn Entertainment took the lessons learned from two Titanfall games and carried them forward into a unique battle royale. Smooth first-person combat is mixed up with special character-based abilities, so the balance of what your team can do makes or breaks your chances at victory. New seasons are being added all the time, bringing additional characters, changes to map selection, new modes, and more.