The best sports games for PS5 and PS4: An essential buyer’s guide

Dive into 12 iconic and innovative sports titles, from mainstays FIFA and Madden to the relaunch of the classic Tony Hawk's™ Pro Skater™.


Take in the glory and drama of the men’s and women’s FIFA World Cup™ in EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23. One of sport's greatest tournaments comes to the the beloved football franchise, and for the first time ever, you can play as women's club teams.

Advances in HyperMotion2 Technology match capture bring even more realism to PS5, allowing players to move more naturally all over the pitch with a brand-new dribbling system, new acceleration mechanics and more.

MLB® The Show™ 22

Make your mark on every hit, pitch and win in MLB The Show 22. There are now more ways than ever to play, allowing for new levels of creativity on the diamond across all game modes.

Use your created ballplayers beyond Road to the Show and have them contribute to your Diamond Dynasty roster. The new Mini Seasons modes brings a fresh set of challenges against a different set of competition each season, and you can play out the baseball matchups of your dreams with an impressive selection of new Legends.

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NBA 2K23

Immerse yourself in the true-to-life gameplay of NBA 2K23. The intensity and energy on the court feels as real and complete as ever thanks to best-in-class visuals, improved player AI and up-to-date rosters. 

Experience the legendary moments from Michael Jordan's career in The Jordan Challenge by recreating the many historic moments in his journey from budding star to basketball royalty.

Madden NFL 23

Enjoy more control on the field with every game mode of Madden NFL 23 thanks to the all-new FieldSENSE™ Gameplay System*. 

Animation branching technology allows for more authentic results on every play, from wide receiver vs. defensive back battles off the line of scrimmage to 360° cuts that provide ball carriers more chances to elude defenders and break big plays.

*FieldSENSE™ Gameplay System only on PlayStation®5

Tony Hawk's™ Pro Skater™ 1 + 2

The most iconic skateboarding games ever made are back. Drop in with fully remastered versions of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater™ & Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 2 in one epic collection, rebuilt from the ground up in incredible HD.

Skate as the legendary Tony Hawk while songs from the era-defining soundtrack blare to your trick combos. All of the original game modes await, allowing for head-to-head local two-player modes as well as competitive online sessions against players from around the world.

Break skateboarding boundaries and show off your own style as part of the next generation of skaters and creators.

Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game™

The Olympic Games are back, and this time it's your chance for glory! Whether you play with friends, family, or go for gold on the global leaderboards, this is a party game that anyone can pick up and enjoy!

Choose between 18 fun-fueled sporting events—from Tennis and Football to the 100m, Basketball and Boxing—there’s always a record to beat and a score to settle.

Dirt 5

Legendary off-road racing franchise DIRT returns with the most ambitious edition of the series yet. DIRT 5 features breathtaking action with over 70 routes in 10 global locations. Hit the road with a wide selection of cars in a variety of settings, from the marble mines of Italy to the twisting favelas of Brazil. DIRT 5 even features ice racing in New York.

Highlight-reel moments await in a huge array of event types, including boulder-conquering Path Finder routes across the most extreme surfaces, winding Land Rush circuits, point-to-point Rally Raids and the return of Gymkhana arenas. Design your dream racing event in the Playgrounds arena creator mode, and take the fun online with innovative party mode action.


Craft a roster with the most talent imaginable in EA SPORTS™ NHL® 23. With the introduction of mixed women’s and men’s teams, Hockey Ultimate Team allows you to construct a lineup with the best players in the world. 

Control how a play unfolds after any level of contact thanks to 500 new Last Chance Puck Movement animations and enjoy new X-Factor upgrades that help AI-controlled players make more realistic and impactful contributions on the ice.


Golf enthusiasts will want to hit the links in 2K’s much anticipated foray into the sport with PGA TOUR 2K21. Choose from a line-up of 12 top pros and 15 real-life courses, including TPC Sawgrass and East Lake Golf Club.

PGA TOUR 2K21 also lets you design your dream course with thousands of custom options or create and personalize your MyPLAYER with equipment and apparel from brands you love. Local and online matches await, including game modes like Alt-Shot, Stroke Play, Skins and 4-Player Scramble.

Gran Turismo® 7

With a robust collection of game modes, including GT Campaign, Arcade and Driving School, Gran Turismo 7 provides plenty of high-octane thrills for all levels of driver.

Choose among over 420 vehicles that range from classic motors to bleeding-edge supercars. Enjoy the unparalleled detail and the unique feel and handling of each car as you take the track and navigate over 90 routes in dynamic weather conditions, including classic courses from GT history.


Go from an unknown amateur to a UFC superstar in EA SPORTS UFC 4, where the fighter you become is shaped by your fight style, your achievements and your personality.

Develop and customize your character and enjoy enhanced gameplay, including fluid clinch-to-strike combinations for a more responsive and authentic stand-up fight experience. UFC 4 also includes overhauled takedown and ground mechanics to allow for more control in those key phases of the fight.

Lonely Mountains: Downhill

Race, jump and slide from peak to valley and try not to crash in Lonely Mountains: Downhill. Grab your bike and enjoy an unspoiled mountain landscape of quiet mountain lakes, majestic forests and steep canyons.

Choose your own way to the finish line, from a relaxing scenic route to off-road paths. Lonely Mountains: Downhill also features a custom physics system that lets riders carefully drop from boulder to boulder, spring over crevasses or slide through muddy terrain.


Incredibly fun and intensely addictive, Windjammers is a one-of-a-kind game that perfectly blends sports and fighting.

Sharpen your throwing and sliding skills with six unique characters across six playable environments. Windjammers includes five game modes as well as Online Versus for competition against the world’s top players.