10 Best Cozy PS5 Games

Sometimes, you just want to kick back and enjoy games that match your cozy spirit. There are so many games that are perfect to play when you just feel like curling up on the couch with a warm drink and maybe even a loved one or a pet.



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Thanks to how varied people are, there are quite a few different styles of games that could be considered cozy, but luckily, there are tons to choose from on the PS5. You can select your next silly little gem to throw on the next time you need a bit more cozy energy in your life.

10 Bugsnax

Elizabert Megafig holding a Strabby in the forest in Bugsnax

One look at Bugsnax is likely to have most people letting out an audible “aw” before immediately picking it up and playing it. It’s a fun little adventure game that sees you traveling around an island collecting the titular Bugsnax.

This game has a lot of charm in every inch of it, and the simplistic art style and character designs make exploring the world a joy. Get cozy, find those Bugsnax, and maybe even figure out what’s going on with that missing adventurer who got you to go to the island in the first place.

9 Stray

stray cat with the midtown safe stray secrets

Stray is indeed an adventure game that lets you play as an adorable little cat, but it is so much more than just that. Obviously, the story isn’t as deep as some massive RPGs, but it doesn’t need to be. You’re controlling a cat, and that’s good enough.

All you know is that you’ve fallen into some kind of strange and dangerous city and need to get that poor cat out of there as soon as possible. This game is so easy to throw on and enjoy without being a pro gamer, making it a great cozy game, and doubly so if you love cats.

8 Disney Dreamlight Valley

A collage showing a golden Mickey statue on the left and Goofy standing on a garden on the right.

Pretty much any life-sim game will be a great cozy game to try, but when you combine that with adventure and Disney characters, you have the perfect cozy equation. Disney Dreamlight Valley has been surprising players with just how much fun it can be.

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You can think of this game as a Disney-themed Animal Crossing game, as you control your character to live among your favorite Disney and Pixar characters. You can do as much or as little as you’d like to at any given time, making it a perfectly cozy, casual game.

7 It Takes Two

It Takes Two - Cody And May Holding Onto A Flying Dandelion

This is a great game to curl up and play with a loved one, considering it is meant to be experienced that way. It Takes Two will take you on a cozy and imaginative adventure featuring two adults struggling with their crumbling marriage.

Working cooperatively through various puzzles to get back to normal will force Cody and May to once again respect and appreciate each other. As long as you enjoy puzzles and have someone to play with, this is one of the best cozy games you can play.

6 Slime Rancher

slime rancher promotional image from steam with beatrix and some slimes

If you’ve ever wished you could just fly away from Earth and start a whole new, much simpler life, Slime Rancher might just be your cozy game calling. Essentially, you control a Slime Rancher who has traveled far from Earth to find and take care of slimes.

If you want to bring it down to a simple comparison, you can think of the game as an incredibly involved and varied version of a Tamagotchi, primarily with slimes. Don’t knock the game until you try it because, while simplistic, it makes for a great pastime on a cozy day in.

5 Job Simulator

Job Simulator Character Holding A Donut In An Office

It may sound odd for some people to think about playing a game like Job Simulator to be all cozy and unwind from work, but it is a ton of fun. There is so much humor to be found in this game, and it gets all the better if you share this cozy game experience with a friend.

You’ll be tasked with performing different jobs, but exactly how you work those jobs is up to you, allowing for a lot of comedic moments. This stress-free experience lets you experience other jobs in the silliest way possible, and there’s nothing wrong with that.

Job Simulator on PS5 is a virtual reality game, and it requires a PSVR 2 to play.

4 Tunic

A cute fox in adventurer clothing holding a sword up high in its right hands and a shield in its left hand against a forest background

If you want a cozy game that is still a solid action-adventure experience, something like Tunic might be a great option. Playing very much in the style of some of The Legend Of Zelda’s classic offerings, Tunic lets you play as a little Fox as you uncover the story of the game piece by piece.

It’s really the style of the game that makes it a great game to play on a cozy day. While it may offer a bit more action than many would expect from the coziest of games, that just makes this game the perfect option for a skilled gamer looking to unwind with something audio-visually pleasing.

3 The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

A man in a white office shirt is sitting in a dim office at a desk in The Stanley Parable

While it may not be the first game that comes to mind when you’re seeking something cozy to play, The Stanley Parable is absolutely the kind of game for someone who wants something different and funny. This game is just you and the narrator, and honestly, that’s all you’ll need.

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There are so many unique ways to play the game and so many funny routes to experience, making the game incredibly replayable. Just finding each route and ending is a joy on its own, but the narrator will always do what he can to keep you entertained.

2 Cozy Grove

Cozy Grove - A Spirit Scout Stands In A Plaza Surrounded By Trees

The game literally has cozy in the title; what more could you want? Realistically, this is a cozy little game both in appearance and in gameplay, serving as a wonderfully relaxing experience for people who enjoy games that help relieve stress.

You essentially camp, help spirits, and generally care for the beautifully hand-drawn Cozy Grove. Different aspects of the game will remind you of titles like Animal Crossing, while others will make you think of games like Stardew Valley, and that’s never a bad thing.

1 Untitled Goose Game

Two geese in a garden honking at a cross-armed woman

If you feel like playing a cozy game that also lets you play as an absolute stinker, then you’ll love Untitled Goose Game. The game doesn’t need any more elaborate a title because you wander around a quaint village as a goose, royally screwing up the villagers’ lives.

It’s a silly and simple game, but it’s become immensely popular for good reason. It’s easy for anyone of any skill level to dive into, and it’s always fun to mess with people while living your best goose life.

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