Outriders, Returnal, and more release for PS4 and PS5 in April

New and exciting PS4 releases seem to come out each month, giving dedicated gamers plenty of worlds to choose from. With the PS5 officially here, fans now keep track of multiple new releases and updates more than ever. Fortunately, we’ve gathered all of the best titles and listed other worthy games for you to consider. Here are all the PS4 and PS5 releases to look out for this April.

★ Featured favorite – April 1


Staff Pick

One of the more highly-anticipated games of 2021, Outriders, is a co-op RPG title that features third-person shooting mechanics. Players will create their own character and then choose from various classes, complete with their own upgradable abilities. Like Destiny and Tom Clancy’s The Division, players can also find and upgrade weapons, each with their own rarity levels.

$60 at Amazon

April 20

MLB The Show 21

It’s almost baseball season once again, which means another entry in the annual MLB The Show franchise. This time, the game will also be releasing on next-gen consoles and other platforms outside of the PlayStation. New to the series in 2021 is the ability to create your own stadium, including the ballpark dimensions, wall height, and more.

$60 at GameStop

April 29

Returnal (PlayStation 5)

One of the first big PlayStation 5 exclusives launches this month, with Housemarque’s Returnal marking its way to the console. Returnal is a third-person shooter that mixes psychological horror aspects with roguelike mechanics. Players will have to survive being stranded on an alien planet, stuck in a time loop, and trying to find their way out by taking down enemies and learning the secrets of the world they’re in.

From $70 at PlayStation

Other PlayStation 4 games releasing in April 2021

PlayStation 5 games releasing in April 2021

It’s important to note that some of the releases planned this month for next-gen consoles are just upgrades of current-gen games. Certain titles are getting upgrades to take advantage of the newer systems, so if you own these games already, you don’t have to worry about buying any new copies.

DLC releasing in April 2021

  • Borderlands 3: The Director’s Cut – April 8
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids Expansion – April 29

What are you playing?

After a couple of slow months to start the year, April brings with it a few highly anticipated titles, including some big PS5 exclusives for the next-gen console. Outriders is out at the beginning of the month for fans looking to jump into a brand new RPG experience, giving players a great new game to grind in.

Elsewhere in the month, MLB The Show 21 brings with it a new baseball experience for those who love the sport. With next-gen upgrades and more platforms to play on, fans anywhere can be excited to step onto the field. Finally, Returnal marks the first big PS5 exclusive of the consoles life, giving players a roguelike psychological horror experience that shouldn’t be missed.

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