9 PS4 War Games That Will Keep You on the Frontlines


It’s been a decade since PlayStation 4’s launch, but the console is still up and running. PS4 has a fan base of its own, and why not, considering the modifications it went through in the years after launch? And the list of games available to play on this one is huge, spreading over different genres and subgenres. However, the PS4 war games have a different kind of place in the gaming community.

Without a doubt, playing war games on PS4 is always an experience filled with thrill and excitement where you have a story to follow along with getting your hands on military-inspired weaponry. So, if you are someone who wants to experience war on a different level on your PlayStation 4, then have a look at our list of the gems that you can go for.

Ace Combat 7

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One of the finest PS4 games by Bandai Namco, Ace Combat 7 Skies Unknown, takes you on a journey that is fresh and filled with war sentiment. In the game, you are supposed to manage and fly a warplane along with getting into hardcore air combats that can give an adrenaline rush.

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The skies of the game are beautifully designed, and you will definitely fall in love with the cityscapes. In addition, the game also bestows you with ultra-modern super weapons.

This is also an excellent PS VR game that comes with exclusive missions if you have access to the VR headset. Ace Combat is specially crafted for people who are looking for extraordinary aerial battles.

Developer: Bandai Namco Studios

Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Release Date: January 18, 2019

Battlefield 1

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Battlefield 1 revolves around the time of World War 1 and unravels the chapters of the war that were not commonly known to mankind. The multiplayer setup of the game lets you experience combats like never before with your squad.

Moreover, the game also keeps getting new content like conflicts, maps, modes, and a lot more to keep the gamers hooked. You can even upgrade your soldier in the game by using the new skins, weapons, and vehicle skins available in the battle packs.

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The game has a handful of classes that you can specialize in, like support class, medic class, scout class, pilot, tanker, tank hunter elite class, sentry elite class, and flame trooper elite class.

You can go for any one of them according to your preference and rule the battlefield. You can also unlock new weapons in the game by completing the milestones associated with them. If you love Battlefield games, you can’t miss out on this one!

Developer: DICE

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Release Date: October 21, 2016

Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War

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While talking about the best PS4 War games, we (as well as you) can’t sleep on COD Black Ops Cold War. The game is popular for this single-player campaign, where the players have to encounter hard truths along with historical figures. Most of the battles in the game take place in locations like Vietnam, Soviet KGB headquarters, East Berlin, Turkey, etc.

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What intrigues us the most is that the game supports cross-progression, cross-generation, along with cross-play.

Not to forget that you can modify and upgrade your operator in the game by either accomplishing the assigned tasks or spending bucks to get the battle pass and different packs.

Developer: Treyarch

Publisher: Activision

Release Date: November 13, 2020

Insurgency: Sandstorm

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Insurgency: Sandstorm is an FPS game based on team-oriented experience. The objective-oriented multiplayer gameplay makes it the choice of a lot of gamers. The game is blessed with the expertise of real-time modern combat paired with light attack vehicles, deadly missiles, and a lot more.

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The game is set up in the fictional Middle East that is, of course, in a war-torn state. You can customize your characters in the game by changing elements like character voices, accessories, clothing, uniforms, etc. The machine gun-integrated vehicles add more life to the game.

You can either go for 14 vs 14-player game modes, or you can get your hands on the 8-player cooperative against AI soldiers. These modes make Insurgency: Sandstorm one of the best PS4 multiplayer games around!

Developer: New World Interactive

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Release Date: September 29, 2021

Mount and Blade II Bannerlord

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If you are someone who is looking for a medieval PS4 game showing the essence of war, then your search ends at Mount and Blade II Bannerlord. The game allows you to create and develop a character that resonates with your play style. You can use the character to raid and conquer places where every time, you will get to explore something new.

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It does not end here; you can also raise armies in the game along with taking part in politics, craft weapons, manage fiefdom, recruit companions, and establish your clan.

In the multiplayer setup of the game, you can wage a war against other players all over the globe in a PvP environment. The game also lets you host your own server with the help of Mount and Blade II: Dedicated Server files.

Developer: TaleWorlds Entertainment

Publisher: TaleWorlds Entertainment

Release Date: October 25, 2022

Sniper Elite 4

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Sniper Elite 4 is a boon for people who love sniping and love to kill enemies in a single shot. The game is a third-person combat that makes you take legendary long shots. In the game, you will play a major role in liberating Italy from the clutches of Fascism.

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Apart from that, the game has beautiful Italian landscapes, mountain valleys, ancient forests, etc. As you keep advancing the game, it lets you explore some of the best new sniper tests and collectibles, find secret side missions, and more.

The arsenal of the game is more than breathtaking, filled with weapons like World War II submachine guns, pistols, sniper rifles, traps, submachine guns, and explosives.

Developer: Rebellion Developments

Publisher: Rebellion Developments

Release Date: February 14, 2017

Call Of Duty World War II

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Call of Duty World War II is another prodigy that gives you the power to rewrite history the way you want. You will land in Normandy on D-Day and will have to fight it out in Europe over iconic locations in the most epic wars of history.

The game has three different game modes, including Co-operative, Multiplayer, and Campaign. The campaign mode of the game takes you on a journey to the European Theater set in iconic World War II battles.

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Multiplayer mode is something similar to all other Call of Duty games. The run-and-gun action of the game is super gripping, and the World War II-themed locations of the game add another star to its shoulder.

Last but not least, the Cooperative mode of the game unveils an original story offering a standalone experience.

Developer: Sledgehammer Games

Publisher: Activision

Release Date: November 3, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront

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Star Wars Battlefront is nothing less than a dopamine factory for the gamers who get intrigued by the space fantasy set up. You can visit all the planets from the original Star Wars Trilogy. The amount of realism offered in the game will give you chills for sure. The game also lets you indulge in ground-based combat on planets like Tatooine, Endor, and Hoth.

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Play the game as some of the most legendary characters from the universe of Star Wars like Boba Fett and Darth Vader. You can also get to pilot the X-wings, TIE fighters, and Millenium Falcon. Basically, it’s one of the best Star Wars games ever made. That should be enough to pique your interest, right?

Developer: DICE

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Release Date: November 17, 2015

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is a sequel to one of the most popular games, Wolfenstein: The New Order. The game’s story revolves around America’s 1961, and it starts right after the assassination of Nazi General Deathshed. Even after the attack, the Nazis have a stronghold on the world.

Now, only you possess the guts to eradicate the Nazi terror and kick-start the second American Revolution. You will have to battle it out against the Nazi war machine on the American Soil.

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You can also reunite with older friends like Bombate, Max Hass, Anya, and more. Not only this, but you can also make friends with new characters in the game, like Grace and Horton. In the end, you will have to take down the evil Frau Angel and her Nazi army.

Talking about the weaponry in the game, the developers have taken it to an unmatchable level with gas-powered grenade launchers, high-intensity laser weapons, Dieselkraftwerk, advanced pistols, hatchets, submachine guns, etc. The best part about the game is that it also allows you to create new ways of shooting, stabbing, and killing Nazis.

Developer: MachineGames

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks

Release Date: October 27, 2017

Wrapping Up

So here are the best PS4 war games that you can play and get to experience the war-like setup. From Battlefield I giving you the World War I vibe, to Wolfenstein II, where you wage a war against the Nazis, the list has it all.

You can try any of them based on your preference. And if you are someone who is more into playing co-op games, then you can check out our list of the best PS4 Co-Op games, where we have mentioned some of the handpicked titles like GTA V, Final Fantasy XIV, Rayman Legends, and a lot more to explore.

Nishit Raghuwanshi Rudra
Nishit Raghuwanshi Rudra
A career journalist who spent four plus years playing around with gadgets and gaming. As a hobby, Rudra enjoys researching mobile games every now and then. When he's not busy with testing new games or watching anime, Rudra can be found with a paper and pen writing poems or engaging with his growing digital audience on the Hindi rap and poetry circuit.

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