Summer is fast approaching and the games just keep on coming, with plenty of fantastic titles heading our way over the next couple of months.
As always, we've been busy putting together some highlights headed to both PlayStation 5 and PS4, 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) - 5th May
Hogwarts Legacy finally arrives on PS4 on 5th May following multiple delays.
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 (launching 5th May) below. More purchase options are available here.
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.
Street Fighter 6 - 2nd June
Powered by Capcom's proprietary RE ENGINE, Street Fighter 6 is the latest in this fantastic fighting series, coming to PS5 and PS4 on 2nd June.
Promising "innovative new gameplay features plus enhanced visuals for every aspect of the game", Street Fighter 6 looks set to be another must-have for fans of the genre. The game will include three game modes (Fighting Ground, World Tour and Battle Hub) and several different pre-orders are open now:
Diablo 4 - 6th June
Said to introduce "a vast new world to explore, filled with the promise of never-ending adventure, deadly demons and legendary loot", Diablo IV arrives on 6th June.
In the RPG series' latest installment, you'll be exploring the corrupted land of Sanctuary as it falls into a new era of darkness. You can journey solo or with friends as you progress through the game's campaign, taking on quests, liberating towns and battling epic bosses. Cross-play, cross-progression and couch co-op are all supported too, meaning you have multiple ways to play.
Final Fantasy XVI - 22nd June
Final Fantasy XVI, the 16th main entry in the series, is giving the franchise a darker twist with "a complex tale of revenge, power struggles and unavoidable tragedy." The game reimagines the series' summons as Eikons – deadly creatures that are housed within Dominants, men and women who inherit their immense power at birth.
You'll be playing as Clive Rosfield, First Shield of Rosaria and guardian of his younger brother Joshua, the Dominant of the Eikon Phoenix. Expect all sorts of epic action-RPG goodness when this one arrives on 22nd June:
More Upcoming PS5 and PS4 Games for May and June 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: