Guide: Best Free PS4 Themes

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What are the best free PS4 themes? Nothing says more about you as a gamer than the theme you choose to personalize your PlayStation 4 home screen with. Luckily, the PlayStation Store is packed with hundreds of different themes you can use to pay homage to your characters, worlds and favorite games.

To browse different themes, simply head to the PS Store and navigate to the "Games" section. From there, click on the drop-down menu and select “Add-ons”. This will take you to a new page where you can scroll down to the “Themes” mini-menu. From there, you will have access to all PS4 themes. And there really are a lot of them to browse, many of which cost money to download. But what about free themes?



Best Free PS4 Themes

Below we have compiled a list of some of the best free ps4 themes available, with a direct link to where you can download them.

Assassins Creed Odyssey Theme

The Assassins Creed Odyssey theme is sure to appeal to fans of the long-running action-adventure franchise. Alexios and Kassandra may attract attention, but the gold trim accenting the icons is also very elegant.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launcher theme

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launch theme runs through a number of images, showing off the intense action CoD players can expect from this latest installment in the franchise. As a bonus, this theme will color some home screen icons bright orange, tying your entire home screen together.

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Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled Racing is themed

As shiny and as crazy as the kart racer himself, the Race Is On theme is filled with delightful thumbnail animations that enliven a crisp and alluring image.

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Cyberpunk 2077 Dark Future Mercenary Theme

Perfectly embodying the futuristic technology of Cyberpunk, the Dark Future Mercenary theme transforms your home screen into a terminal-style network of futuristic icons and buttons.

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Destiny Static Theme

Showcasing the characters of Destiny alongside the intense combat, the static Destiny theme is a thrilling reminder of all that unfolds in this fast-paced shooter.

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Dragon Quest XI party time theme

The Dragon Quest XI party theme celebrates the characters that play an important role in the game's story. It also features a delightfully vibrant color palette!

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Far Cry 5 Theme

Hope County fans will love the sad sense of devastation this dynamic theme evokes. The smoke rising in the background in particular is a really nice touch.

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Thème Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn

The Realm Reborn theme uses stunning illustrative design and smart use of soft colors. There is also a plethora of characters featured.


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Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward Theme

Originally a pre-order bonus theme, the Final Fantasy XIV Heavensward theme features some very dramatic settings and imagery.


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God of War Your Journey Awaits Theme

Featuring Kratos and his son Atreus, the Your Journey Awaits theme alludes to locations and characters that play pivotal roles in God of War. It also encapsulates the feeling of grandeur the game evokes perfectly.

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Horizon Theme: Zero Dawn 1st Anniversary

The Horizon: Zero Dawn 1st Anniversary theme celebrates the seminal action adventure game with a stunning set of images. This dynamic theme sees Aloy in action, facing machines and exploring the beautiful world the game is famous for.

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Life is strange theme

Fans of the Life is Strange series will notice that this theme mimics Max's diary. With Max's original designs alluding to the plot of the game, this theme is a great addition to any home screen.

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Marvel's Spider Man Battle Theme

The Spider-Man battle theme is a colorful celebration of one of Peter Parker's most action-packed encounters. In a nice little touch, the icons are also decorated with a cobweb pattern.


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PlayStation 20th Anniversary Theme

A simple yet tasteful design, the PlayStation 20th Anniversary theme celebrates twenty years of PlayStation. With a bold mix of colors and a 20 stamped background, the anniversary theme is a great choice for those who don't want a specific game on their home screen.


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Thème Red Dead Redemption 2

With vibrant colors and a set of rotating images featuring characters from the iconic Wild West adventure, this theme is a great choice for those who had a blast with Dutch and the gang.

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RiME theme

Perhaps one of the most soothing choices available on the PS4 store, this theme transports you to the island where RiME's story takes place. It also cycles through day and night settings, based on actual time.

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Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Holiday Theme

Shadows Die Twice Holiday theme is the perfect home screen display for fans of Sekiro, its dark characters and beautiful score.

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Tetris effect metamorphosis theme

The Tetris Effect makeover theme is perhaps the most unique of all the themes on this list. Using starry pixels to create the shape of animals, this theme demands the player's attention with a wave of color and movement.

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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan Theme

Naturally, this is a strange theme. On the lower screen, you can spot the shadow of the derelict Ourang Medan, and the upper screen features the odd logo used for the Anthology.

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The Last of Us: Part 2 Burning Car Theme

The Burning Car theme is as unsettling as it is oddly relaxing. It's the perfect reminder that we're still in for one hell of an experience when The Last of Us: Part 2 finally releases.

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The Last of Us Part 2 Grunge Theme

You can never get enough of The Last of Us! Luckily, the grainy black and white photos that make up the Grunge theme are as moody as they are enticing.

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Thème d'extension The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

If you're a fan of The Witcher 3, then you're in for a treat as the PS Store offers four different themes for the game. The Expansion theme features the same striking artwork used to promote the game's excellent DLC expansions.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Geralt et Ciri Theme

In this theme, the bottom screen features series protagonist Geralt, and the top screen features Ciri, the girl he searches for throughout the game. As a bonus, your icons will receive a medieval-style makeover.

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Thème The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Geralt vs Monsters

Showcasing Geralt in action is the Geralt vs Monsters theme. Each screen features a still image of Geralt killing a variety of enemies. The two images are polar opposites in terms of color, decor, and monster, making them a great theme if you're looking for variety.

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Thème The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Monsters

Here is a theme that focuses only on the evil creatures living in Novigrad and the surrounding area. Each screen features a different monster with day/night contrast.

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Untitled Goose game theme

Not only can you now enjoy the Untitled Goose game on your PS4, but you can also have the pesky goose as a permanent resident on your home screen. Sitting atop his horde of stolen items, the goose is a hilarious addition to any PS4.

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Best Free PS Plus Themes

If you're a PlayStation Plus member, you have even more options for selecting an all-new look for your PS4 home screen. The themes listed below are free for your PS Plus subscription and will remain on your account until your subscription ends.

Yharnam Bloodborne City Theme

Gothic and mysterious, the city theme of Yharnam encapsulates everything that makes Bloodborne such a dark and eerie experience. The image is of the cursed city of Yharnam and a single hunter tasked with suppressing the Scourge that lives there.

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Dark Souls III Theme

The Dark Souls III theme offers two separate images depending on which screen you are viewing. The upper screen features a non-animated one (your playable character in the game), while the lower screen shows the ruins of a large castle amongst the sand.

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DOOM PS Plus Theme

This theme features just two of the many demons you'll encounter face-to-face during gameplay. Consider it a call to action for DOOM fans.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Cloud Theme

This Final Fantasy VII theme features Cloud with his iconic Buster Sword as he approaches the city of Midgar.

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Travel static theme

Journey is known to be one of the most relaxing and challenging experiences on the PS4. Featuring the main character plummeting down a cascade of golden dunes, this theme may be simplistic but it certainly stands out as one of the most beautiful.

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Judgment Dynamic Theme

Featuring Takayuki Yagami, this dynamic theme features bold colors and smart, slow animation.

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Person 3: Dancing in the moonlight

The Dancing in Moonlight theme features a variety of characters surrounded by bright blue light. It is definitely one of the most eye-catching themes available.

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Persona 5 Dancing in Starlight Theme

If you are looking to decorate your home screen with a multitude of characters and colors, look no further than the Dancing in Starlight theme. Featuring a number of characters from the game and tinted with a vibrant red hue, this theme is sure to catch any eye.

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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard Theme

The Resident Evil 7: Biohazard theme will appeal to horror lovers all over the world. It's simple yet striking, everything you want from a good home screen decoration.

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Phew! This is the end of our list of free themes, but which theme do you use for your home screen? Let us know in the comments section below.

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