Best PS4 Games for Families to Play Together PS4 Guide

What are the best PS4 games for families to play together? The PlayStation 4's vast library of titles caters to every type of genre and video game player imaginable. From RPGs and first-person shooters through to driving simulators, it really does have the lot. However, occasionally you'll want to bond with your family over a good PS4 game, even if some close relatives didn't grow up with a controller in their hands. Thanks to Sony's own range of titles aimed at the family and interactive takes on classic board games, the PS4 is the perfect console to choose when it comes to sitting down with the family and engaging in a bit of video game playing. These are the best PS4 games for families to play together, and don't forget to check out our list of the best PS4 kids games. Also, you may be interested in our guides to the Best PS4 Co-Op Games and Best PS4 Local Multiplayer Games.

Just Dance 2020 (PS4)

Just Dance 2020 (PS4)Just Dance 2020 (PS4)
Publisher: Ubisoft / Developer: Ubisoft
Release Date: 5th Nov 2019 (USA) / 5th Nov 2019 (UK/EU)

It's the classic -- you knew that Just Dance would appear somewhere on this list. From Billie Eilish, Khalid, and Blackpink through to Lil Nas X and Ed Sheeran, pop's greatest hitmakers have reconvened to make Just Dance 2020 the definitive dancing game on PS4. Better yet, the entire family can join in via a smartphone app that'll have them busting some moves in no time at all.

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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (PS4)

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (PS4)Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (PS4)
Publisher: Steel Crate Games / Developer: Steel Crate Games
Release Date: 13th Oct 2016 (USA) / 13th Oct 2016 (UK/EU)

If you've got a PlayStation VR headset and have been looking for a way to show it off to the family, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is the perfect blend of virtual reality and real-life problem-solving. While you wear the VR device, your family can be out in the real world helping you to disable a bomb via a manual filled with solutions to the problems threatening your life. With matches only lasting a short while, you can be in and out of a puzzle in no time at all -- potentially even giving those less experienced with video games a shot at disabling the contraption.

Knowledge Is Power (PS4)

Knowledge Is Power (PS4)Knowledge Is Power (PS4)
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment / Developer: Wish Studios
Release Date: 24th Oct 2017 (USA) / 22nd Nov 2017 (UK/EU)

Knowledge Is Power is another PlayLink game that anyone with a smartphone can get the hang of in the space of just a couple of minutes. This is essentially a quiz show where you pick the categories and make questions harder to answer through Power Plays. Lots of questions are going to be keeping you occupied for many rounds, while quick-fire matches will have you coming up with answers at a blistering pace. It's fun for the whole family, especially those with a big brain.

Knowledge Is Power: Decades (PS4)

Knowledge Is Power: Decades (PS4)Knowledge Is Power: Decades (PS4)
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment / Developer: Wish Studios
Release Date: 14th Nov 2018 (USA) / 14th Nov 2018 (UK/EU)

If you and your family enjoyed Knowledge Is Power, why not extend the enjoyment with the follow-up, titled Knowledge Is Power: Decades? This expansion features an all-new round, more characters, and another theme. It's more Knowledge Is Power, and that's quite alright in our books.

Monopoly Plus (PS4)

Monopoly Plus (PS4)Monopoly Plus (PS4)
Publisher: Ubisoft / Developer: Ubisoft
Release Date: 2nd Dec 2014 (USA) / 2nd Dec 2014 (UK/EU)

Everybody's favourite board game comes to PS4 with a real, living, 3D board that gets rid of the mess when you inevitably flip it over in disgust. Up to six players can gather around the TV for an interactive game of Monopoly that features house rules and the ability to change them along with a neighbourhood brought to life, featuring inhabitants who celebrate your achievements. No matter how you play Monopoly, the PS4 version can cater to you and your family's needs.

That's You (PS4)

That's You (PS4)That's You (PS4)
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment / Developer: Wish Studios
Release Date: 4th Jul 2017 (USA) / 4th Jul 2017 (UK/EU)

That's You is yet another approachable, engaging title based around quizzes that the whole family can enjoy. PlayLink once again sets the scene for an experience centred around the mobile phone -- even allowing you to take selfies and edit them in the game. The comedic value here is truly through the roof with over 1000 questions to answer for up to five players and picture-based rounds where you get to do your worst to a friend's image. That's You is probably one of the best quiz-focused titles on PS4 that'll have everyone in the room laughing.


Publisher: Ubisoft / Developer: Ubisoft
Release Date: 16th Aug 2016 (USA) / 16th Aug 2016 (UK/EU)

The classic card game of UNO has been faithfully recreated on PS4 to allow you and three friends or family members to engage in the quest to reach 500 points. Also supporting PlayLink, meaning those less versed in video games can play with their mobile phones, UNO on PS4 is the best way to empty your hand of cards if you don't possess the real thing.