Spring is (just about) in the air and lots of games are about to launch on both PlayStation 5 and PS4, giving us plenty to get our teeth stuck into over the next couple of months.
As always, we've been busy putting together some highlights headed to both systems (a reminder that Hogwarts Legacy launches on PS4 this month for those without a PS5), as well as a larger selection of games that'll be available throughout the next couple of months. Have a browse below and let us know if you decide to treat yourself in the comments.
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Hogwarts Legacy (PS4 Version) - 4th April
Hogwarts Legacy finally arrives on PS4 on 4th April following its earlier launch on PS5.
This "immersive, open-world" action RPG will have you experiencing Hogwarts and other areas of Harry Potter's magical world in the 1800s. You'll be journeying through familiar and new locations as you explore and discover magical beasts, customise your character and craft potions, master spell casting, upgrade your talents and more, and you can read all about it in our review.
You can choose from a PS5 copy (available now) or a PS4 copy (will arrive 4th April) below. More purchase options are available here.
Minecraft Legends - 18th April
A new game for Minecraft fans is headed our way very soon indeed, with Minecraft Legends launching on PS5 and PS4 on 18th April.
The game is an action-strategy title developed by Mojang Studios that'll have you setting off on a new quest to save the Overworld from the ravenous piglins. You'll need to plan your strategy and then face off against the piglins in battle, taking on their bases during the day and defending your allies after dusk. "Lush biomes filled with treasures and perils" are promised in this one – now it's just down to you to go and save the world.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor - 28th April
Picking things up five years after the events of STAR WARS Jedi: Fallen Order, Jedi Survivor is set to "expand upon iconic Star Wars stories, worlds, and characters" for current-gen consoles.
It launches on 28th April and will see protagonist Cal trying to stay one step ahead of the Empire’s constant pursuit as he continues to feel the weight of being one of the last remaining Jedi in the galaxy. If you love all things Star Wars, make sure to grab a pre-order below.
LEGO 2K Drive - 19th May
An exciting prospect for fans of LEGO games, LEGO 2K Drive is an all-new open-world LEGO driving adventure where players can "race anywhere, play with anyone, build your dream rides, and defeat a cast of wacky racing rivals for the coveted Sky Trophy!"
The game puts you behind the wheel of transforming vehicles that give you the freedom to speed seamlessly across riveting racetracks, off-road terrain, and open waters. There's a Story mode, single race and Cup Series tournaments, and even some minigames to get stuck into. The game launches on 19th May and pre-orders are now open:
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum - 25th May
The next Lord of the Rings game arrives on 25th May, when The Lord of the Rings: Gollum launches on PS5 and PS4.
Taking place in parallel to the events described in The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is an action-adventure game billed as "an epic interactive experience". You play as Gollum himself, setting out on a perilous journey to find out how he outwitted the most powerful characters in Middle-earth. Fans will discover Gollum's own story for the first time, with a combination of action and stealth gameplay pushing the narrative.
More Upcoming PS5 and PS4 Games for April and May 2023
But of course, that's not all. Here's a tasty selection of upcoming physical games that are patiently waiting for you to snap them up.
PS5 and PS4 Essentials
If you need to stock up on the essentials for your PS5 or PS4, such as new controllers, PS Plus subscriptions or SSDs for more storage, make sure to check out our dedicated buying guides: