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The Best PS4 Multiplayer Games of 2022

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Gran Turismo 7 Launch Edition

Dive into car culture with the return of GT Simulation mode, where you purchase, tune, race, and sell items to unlock new challenges. Read More

Pros

  • GT Simulation and Sport modes are back
  • 90 track routes

Cons

  • None that we could find
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Grand Theft Auto V (PlayStation 4)

GTA V is ideal for players who enjoy games with clever crime stories with a satirical edge. Make your own character and build a criminal empire. Read More

Pros

  • A vast online open world to explore
  • Cooperative heist missions and PvP battles

Cons

  • Definitely not for kids
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PlayStation 4)

If you’re someone who enjoys delving into historical conflict, you’ll get hooked on this multiplayer game pretty quick. This disc works with PS5, too. Read More

Pros

  • PS4 disc can play on PS5 system
  • A wealth of variety and content

Cons

  • PlayStation Plus subscription required for online play
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It Takes Two (PlayStation 4)

This game is ideal to play with a friend or significant other, since the story highlights the relationship between the main characters, Cody and May. Read More

Pros

  • Free pass for friends to play

Cons

  • Less fun if playing solo
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Friday the 13th: The Game (PlayStation 4)

If you’re obsessed with horror, then you’re going to fall in love with this asymmetrical multiplayer game based on the Friday the 13th franchise. Read More

Pros

  • Play as Jason or his victims
  • Thrilling hide-and-seek gameplay

Cons

  • Internet connection required

As a gamer, you know how fun and engrossing the right game can be, especially when you’re connecting with different players from your living room all the way to ones overseas. PS4 multiplayer games allow you to do just that—delve into a world of like-minded players by choosing a game that best suits your individual tastes and competitiveness. Race luxury cars on different tracks, find your sense of adventure through missions, face different horrors, and much more.

To help you discover the best PS4 multiplayer games are, we created this helpful list of the ones you can buy online right now. And check out the Best PS5 Games of 2022 if you’re looking to upgrade to a PS5 or discover the best single-player games PlayStation has to offer.

Editor's Note

The recommendations in this guide are based on thorough product and market research by our team of expert product reviewers. The picks are based on examining user reviews, product specifications, and, in some limited cases, our experience with the specific products named.

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Gran Turismo 7 Launch Edition

Dive into car culture with friends and international players alike with the return of GT Simulation mode that enables you to purchase, tune, race, and sell items to unlock new challenges. You’ll get to experience the comeback of well-known cars and famous tracks that you can race down 90 different routes. These game bonuses have been an entire 25 years in the making to ensure quality gaming for players like you.

Whether you want to take photos, tune, collect, or race, you have the authority to pick your line. You can even exchange racing concepts, tuning ideas, designs, and photos with other players worldwide. The game comes with fun rides like a Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept, Porsche 917 Living Legend, and Toyota Supra.

Pros

  • GT Simulation and Sport modes are back

  • 90 track routes

Cons

  • None that we could find

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Grand Theft Auto V (PlayStation 4)

Grand Theft Auto V is ideal for players who enjoy games with clever crime stories with a satirical edge. This open-world PS4 game is based in a city called Los Santos, where players jump in and out of the roles of three different criminals who move through risky missions to achieve survival. If you enjoy dark humor and a sense of danger, then this is the game for you.

This version of Grand Theft Auto V enhances the gaming experience by implementing upgraded AI intelligence, as well as new wildlife, weather, damage, and draw distances. You have the option to play with others through the Grand Theft Auto Online version, which is where you can make your own character and build a vast criminal empire.

Pros

  • A vast online open world to explore

  • Cooperative heist missions and PvP battles

Cons

  • Definitely not for kids

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (PlayStation 4)

If you’re someone who enjoys delving into historical conflict, you’ll get hooked on this multiplayer game pretty quick. Face the geopolitical hardships that occurred in the 1980s by following a character named Perseus, who’s on a mission to alter the global balance of power. There’s a popular zombies mode, arena multiplayer, and a story campaign with some throwback stealth elements.

A big plus to this version of the game is that you can use the PlayStation 4 disc to play on the Playstation 5 system. You can even upgrade the physical PS4 version to the PlayStation 5 digital version, as long as you have the PlayStation 4 disc.

Pros

  • PS4 disc can play on PS5 system

  • A wealth of variety and content

Cons

  • PlayStation Plus subscription required for online play

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It Takes Two (PlayStation 4)

This game is ideal to play with a friend or significant other, since the story highlights the relationship between the main characters, Cody and May, who turn into dolls and face a handful of unseen challenges that consequently help them work through their relationship issues.

With this PS4 multiplayer game, you get a free pass that allows friends to play with you for free. Sit alongside your friend, partner, or whoever else wants to delve into this magical realm and help one another overcome unseen circumstances that will have you both on the edge of your seat as you laugh through daring adventures.

Pros

  • Free pass for friends to play

Cons

  • Less fun if playing solo

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Friday the 13th: The Game (PlayStation 4)

If you’re obsessed with horror-related films, books, and games, then you’re going to fall in love with this asymmetrical multiplayer game based on the Friday the 13th franchise. You have the option to play as either Jason Voorhees or one of a number of camp counselors. This game is really cool because of all the locations, movie-accurate details, and killing scenarios based on the Jason films.

The retail edition disc also comes with some fun extras, like the “Bloody Jason” alternate skins and a clothing pack for the counselors. This is the perfect game to play with friends in the summertime.

Pros

  • Play as Jason or his victims

  • Thrilling hide-and-seek gameplay

Cons

  • Internet connection required

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Lily Hartman is a staff writer at Reviewed. In her free time, she enjoys hiking the White Mountains, running at the beach, and strength training at the gym.

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