1Your only goal is to survive

Video games give us a whole lot of objectives to complete, but sometimes the most simple can be the hardest: survive.

There’s an entire genre of games where your only goal is to survive by whatever means possible.

Depending on the game, that might mean finding the necessary materials to create a camp for the night. It might mean breaking into an abandoned home to scavenge for supplies. Survival games often allow for unparalleled levels of player freedom, letting you go and do whatever you want. As long as you don’t die, that is.

Click on through to see our picks of the best survival games on PS4. We’ve rounded up a selection that covers all manner of settings. From prehistoric worlds ruled by dinosaurs, to snow-covered wastelands and everything in between, these survival games have the lot.

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