While my earlier section was about the zombie games for different platforms, this time I am going to talk about just PS4 zombie games. This section features some of the best creations of zombie games made for PS4 gaming console and are actually quite fun to play as well.
While picking these zombie games, I found that you get some really great options for Xbox One gaming console too as technology wise, these two consoles are quite at par. Anyway, I am going to be restricted to PS4 in this section and I hope you people are going to love these zombie games.
Top 21 PS4 Zombie Games
So, after much of research and a lot of struggle, I somehow managed to pick 21 amazing PS4 zombie games for you. You can find some repetitive options from the earlier section of best zombie games this is because there are only a handful of zombie games available for PS4 console. Anyway, this is the time that you should definitely play some of them and kill those horrific zombies.
1. 7 Days to Die
Starting this list of PS4 zombie games from 7 Days to Die which is a type of survival horror game. It is set in an open world environment and featured both single player and multiplayer gaming modes.
So, according to the plot, the gameplay is set after a nuclear World War III and the player is a survivor of it. Now, he needs to scavenge for food and other resources while saving himself from zombies who are an effect of this nuclear war.
The world is randomly generated which is a copy of present-day Navezgane, Arizona. To make the game real, they have put the constant need of food and water for the survival of the player. Moreover, he is also vulnerable to illness and other injuries and it is important to keep up with these aspects constantly.
2. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Black Ops III is the 12th game in the Call of Duty series which is a type of first person shooting game. The main storyline is same as the previous games which focus on the black ops soldier but to play the zombie theme, you need to check for some settings.
The game features a single player mode as well as 4-player cooperative multiplayer gaming mode too. The zombie mode is a standalone type and features quite different settings too.
This setting makes it worth being included in the list of PS4 zombie games here. This mode also features an additional Shadow of Evil which features some new characters too. However, the main focus remains on survival element only where you need to defend yourself against zombies.
Fortnite is a love of PS4 zombie games lover and this cooperative sandbox survival game is way ahead of the most of the other games mentioned here. The plot shows a story where most of earth’s population has been wiped out and now only zombie like creatures wander here.
Apart from the single player campaign mode, you can play in a cooperative multiplayer mode too where up to 4 players can play together.
The main focus remains on surviving amongst these zombies and kill them whenever having an encounter. Apart from this, the game has equal focus on exploration and resource gathering too in order to keep going in the game. You can complete side missions too which brings rewards which can be used to improve characters and support teams.
4. The Evil Within
Counted amongst the top zombie games PS4, the next one here is The Evil Within. This survival horror game allows you to play in single player mode only and the gameplay is controlled from third person perspective. The setting of this game is quite horrific and hence it is strictly for adults only.
The player takes the role of the protagonist Sebastian Castellenos and shows his struggle of being caught up in a distorted world full of horrid creatures.
Apart from the usual enemies zombies, you need to face other disfigured nightmare like enemies too and their bosses as well. For this you are given some weapons and you can also use the element of stealth to find various resources throughout the game.
5. Onechanbara Z2: Chaos
Onechanbara Z2 Chaos is centered on the theme of action and hack and slash genre. You can play it in single player mode and it is way different from the rest of the PS4 zombie games mentioned here. Where other games are based on horror theme, it does feature zombies but does not showcase horror theme.
Rather than survival horror element, you are going to witness the element of hack and slash more here. The player can also swap between two sets of characters where each of them has a different set of skills and abilities.
Throughout the game, the player needs to focus on earning yellow orbs which are a sort of in-game currency and can be used for buying new combat moves and gears.
6. Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare is more suitable for the younger generation as compared to the other PS4 zombie games which are more suitable for adults. This game is a multiplayer shooter game which is controlled from third person perspective.
However, it also involves the element of tower defense in it too. This game is not only fun but versatile too as it features competitive modes too.
Player can take control of either plant of zombies where they need to take part in unique challenges. There are a variety of gaming modes available like Garden Ops, Team Vanquish, Gardens and Graveyards, Vanquish Confirmed, Mixed mode and much more. You can either play in PvE or PvP environment and both of them are equally fun.
7. The Walking Dead: Season 1
The Walking Dead is not just a game but a trendsetter and inspiration of most of the PS4 zombie games enlisted here. In this section, I am going to talk about its Season 1 which is consisted of total 5 episodes.
So, the game runs in episodic manner while focusing on the elements like survival horror, interactive drama and graphic adventure. The plot showcases the onset of a zombie apocalypse which is set in current Georgia.
The game is mostly derived from story development and emphasis more on the character. All the further development in the game are affected by the actions of the player which can actually change the storyline too. This game can be played in single player gaming mode only.
8. The Last of Us: Remastered
Remastered is a special version of the game The Last of US which is counted amongst the best PS4 zombie game and was specially made of PS4 only. This version brings advanced graphics and some amazing upgrades to keep the players hooked to the screen.
The game features both single-player and multiplayer gaming mode and it can be controlled from third person perspective only. It mostly used PS4’s DualShock touchpad to navigate things in the game.
Most of the fight system of the game is derived by melee combat, gunfights and cover system. The player can control the character of Joel, Elite or maybe other companions. Throughout the process, you need to focus on the health bar which when goes blue to red, shows high damage.
9. Dead Island
So, finally, we are having an option of such PS4 zombie games which focuses on open world environment. Other elements involved in Dead Island are survival horror, action and adventure and surprisingly role playing too. Dead Island featured both single player and multiplayer gaming modes.
Of course, the challenge of surviving in a zombie infested world is the main priority of the player for which he can rely on melee combat. You need to keep on earning experience points which are further used for purchasing skills from skill tree.
You can pick your character from the four playable survivor options who are trying to escape from the fictional Banoi Island. You can control the gameplay from first person perspective and the gameplay is divided between several quests which must be performed on different areas.
10. Killing Floor 2
Killing Floor 2 is a type of first person shooter game incorporating under the influence of survival horror element. You can either play it in single player mode or in a cooperative multiplayer mode having up to 6 players. Killing Floor’s plot is different from other PS4 zombie games as it features clones turning into zombies in UK.
Rather than fighting zombies as they come, Killing Floor 2 introduces waves of zombies which must be wiped out by the players otherwise they will results in the increased count.
With this progressions, the game ultimately reaches to the final wave which results in boss fight. Each type of boss has different characteristics and they are defeated by different strategies too like melee weapons, random ones, firearms etc.
11. Zombie Army Trilogy
The next inclusion in the list of PS4 zombie games is Zombie Army Trilogy. Actually, these are not three different games but a single one which is based on the genre of tactical shooting. It is controlled from third person perspective and also involves the element of stealth too.
The game showcases an alternative reality of ending days of World War II where Hitler rises a zombie army and you need to fight against them.
This game is actually a remastered version of Nazi Zombie Army featuring both single player and multiplayer gaming modes. Rather than attacking enemies from head-on, the game believes in shooting zombies from afar through the rifles. The weapons provided belong to the World War II era which are mostly explosives, grenades, and mines.
12. Dead Rising
Dead Rising is hands down one of the best zombie games for PS4 in this list here. It revolves around the theme of survival horror and beat ‘em up. However, the game features only single player gaming mode.
Dead Rising features an open world environment where the player controls Frank West who gets caught up in a shopping mall amidst a zombie outbreak. Now, he needs to survive in this condition by scavenging for items which can work as weapons and can keep him alive.
While doing so, he needs to rescue fellow survivors too and needs to find out the truth behind this zombie outbreak. Player needs to complete various missions to lead to the main story and he can also enjoy some side-missions too.
13. Resident Evil 5
7th major installment in Resident Evil series, RE 5 is a type of third person shooter game and actually quite similar to its previous installment in terms of gameplay. This is the first game in the series to feature two player cooperative gameplay apart from the regular single player campaign mode.
However, unlike most of the PS4 zombie games, the main focus of RE5 is on shooting rather than on the element of survival horror.
The game also features over the shoulder perspective along with a virtual camera view too. To add more versatility, you are given the choices of a variety of weapons like rifles, shotguns, grenade launchers etc. Apart from the regular shooting of zombies, the game ultimately takes the player to boss fights which largely relies on quick time events.
DayZ is the next inclusion in the list of PS4 zombie games which focuses on the element of survival horror just like the rest of the games. Moreover, it also features an open world environment too but only multiplayer gaming mode to play in.
You can keep on switching between first person and third person perspective of gameplay while focusing on the element of shooting here.
The plot is based in fictional Soviet Republic of Chemarus where most of the population has turned into zombies. The player is a survivor here who need to keep on looking for food, water, shelter, medicines, weapons etc. in order to survive in this zombie outbreak. You need to cooperate with other players in order to kill zombies effectively.
15. Arizona Sunshine
Arizona Sunshine is a type of first person shooter game based on the theme of zombie survival. Featuring both single player and multiplayer gaming modes, the basics of this game is largely similar to the rest of PS4 zombie games.
Arizona Sunshine needs an additional gear which is motion controller to play this game as they are needed to manipulate virtual firearms as well as for interaction with environment.
In the campaign mode, the main focus remains on exploring the environment and resource gathering while the horde mode is more focused on fighting through the waves of zombies. If you want to experience more zombie involvement, then you should play in horde mode which is a multiplayer gaming mode.
16. Dying Light
Dying Light is amongst the most favorite zombie games for PS4 for many gamers and the main reason behind it its open world environment which is quite impressive. This game is a combination of a variety of genres like action-adventure, survival horror and controlled from first-person perspective.
The player takes the role of an undercover agent Kyle Crane who needs to survive in a quarantine zone while the game keeps on with the dynamic day and night cycle.
This cycle is used because the zombies are more aggressive in night and this is where the player needs to be more attentive in the game. The major sources of dealing enemies are through weapon-based combat and parkour system.
17. Metal Gear: Survive
Metal Gear Survive is the combination of survival meeting action and adventure element. The game is controlled from third person perspective along with minor involvement of stealth element in it. Apart from the single player campaign mode, you can also go for multiplayer mode which features cooperation requiring up to 3 players.
Unlike other PS4 Zombie games, the major focus of this game is on the element of exploration through the in-game map.
As most of the areas are covered with dust, player needs to keep up with his oxygen level which is kind of a health bar too. Resource collection and interaction with environment are the other elements of this game.
18. H1Z1: Just Survive
Although Just Survive is currently in its early access mode only but I am sure you are going to love playing it. This is a type of sandbox survival game featuring MMO gaming mode. The plot of the game is set during a zombie apocalypse which keeps up with the common factor of these PS4 zombie games.
Players are supposed to play the role of survivors and zombies are not the only enemies they need to face.
There are bears, wolves, resource scarcity and a lot more. Over the time into this game, you need to get involved in a lot of activities and not just survival. However, with the help of team playing and cooperation, you can survive against the zombies.
19. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare with Zombies
Infinite Warfare is the 13th installment in Call of Duty gaming series which mostly utilizes the genre of first person shooting. Talking about its zombie mode, then you can play it in cooperative multiplayer mode which has quite different game mechanics and storyline.
There are a variety of protagonist in the gameplay but the basic storyline of the game remains the same featuring a wide gaming world.
This mode also features new elements like score sharing, teambuy doors, powerups etc. This zombie version also includes temporary boost up through the Fate and Fortune cards. Moreover, this game is quite different from other PS4 zombie games in terms of storyline.
To add another name for the category of zombie games PS4, I picked ZombiU here. This is a survival horror game controlled from first person perspective and showcase a fictional event of 2012 zombie apocalypse where the player takes the role of one of the survivors in it.
The game features a permadeath system and can be played in both single player and multiplayer gaming modes.
The plot of the game is set in London and the player is guided by a Prepper who gives task to the player. Player is given a variety of weapons choices like firearms, landmines etc. in order to stop the enemies. Apart from combat, the game also encourages exploration too.
21. Dead Nation
I lastly picked Dead Nation to add it into the list of PS4 zombie games. This is way different from other games here mainly because its prime focus is on the genre of shoot ’em up and you can control it from top down perspective.
The plot of this game features a zombie apocalypse and the player can decide to be a male or female character and needs to fight different types of zombies in the game.
To keep the pace going, you are awarded money and points when you kill zombies which can further utilized for purchasing and upgrading the weapons. There are total ten levels in the game where player comes across a variety of challenges and he needs to use various weapons to fight with them.
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When looking for these games, I realized that there are very limited zombie games made for this gaming console so I had a hard time in figuring out the best of them. However, they are quite fun to play for sure and you will discover a lot of different elements incorporated them too.
These PS4 zombie games are quite scary and of course quite amazing too when it comes to their graphics and gameplay. Moreover, the survival element remains common amongst all the game but to add further versatility, you can find side-quests and other missions too.