After a troubled initial release on PS3, Final Fantasy XIV is vastly improved in its PS4 iteration. Square Enix's second stab at an MMORPG set in the Final Fantasy universe, it's quietly discussed as the best example available on consoles right now, and you can play a huge chunk of it entirely for free if you don't believe it.
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Diablo III is another one for the grinders, providing an absolute lootfest for RPG fanatics. You'll defeat endless swarms of enemies from an isometric perspective and keep your eye out for shiny weapons and gear that will help your stats creep up, only so you can do it all over again. This is an almost endlessly replayable online experience, and one of our favourite multiplayer experiences on PS4.
Not only does Call of Duty: Modern Warfare feature one of the strongest campaigns in recent memory, it also boasts extremely robust online multiplayer. Its back to basics approach means the action feels quite familiar, but a couple of small touches refresh the masterful gameplay. The loop of leveling up to unlock new gear, build your own classes, and earn even more rewards like gun parts is as addictive as ever. New modes such as the 2v2 Gunfight or large scale Ground War broaden the already huge range of ways to play, and generous updates mean the online multiplayer is only getting stronger. If you've ever enjoyed Call of Duty multiplayer, this is a prime example.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is another PS4 FPS that's been massively improved over time. It remains extremely popular, and that's thanks to Ubisoft's constant updates and tweaks, resulting in a hyper polished experience. Online matches pit defenders against attackers, with each player on a team taking up a variety of different roles. Each role has different weapons, gadgets, and equipment that has them suited to various tasks. If you like a bit of strategy in your shooters, there's no better option.
Monster Hunter: World is lots of fun alone, but at its heart, the RPG is built to be played with your pals. Setting up an online game can be fiddly, but once you're out tracking down giant beasts and smacking them about with your chums, it's insanely fun, and can quickly become addictive. Once the gameplay clicks, the quest for bigger prey and better loot will keep you hooked for hundreds of hours – potentially thousands with the generous Iceborne expansion.