- Sony has stated that 99% of the PS4 catalogue of games will be playable on PS5.
- To upgrade an eligible PS4 game, you will need a PS5 console with a disc drive.
- PS4 games will also take advantage of some of PS5’s new UX features.
When using a PS5 console, you may have the option to upgrade a disc or digital PS4 game to the digital PS5 version. Depending on the game, this upgrade may occur at no additional cost and available for a limited time.
Upgrade an eligible PS4 game on a PS5 console with a disc drive
To upgrade an eligible PS4 game to the digital PS5 version, you will need a PS5 console with a disc drive. PS4 game discs can’t be used with the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition.
- Sign in to your existing account on your PS5 console (or create an account).
- Insert the eligible PS4 game disc.
- Go to the game hub for the PS4 game.
- Select the upgrade offer on the game hub and review the upgrade offer.
- Select Download or purchase with the discount price to download/purchase content.
- After the download is complete, you can play the PS5 digital game by inserting the PS4 game disc. You will need to keep the disc inserted each time to play the game.
Games with free PS5 upgrades
We’ve also provided a list of games that support the Game Boost feature on PS5, which provides enhancements to PS4 games without completely upgrading them to PS5-native software.
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & Secret Fairy
- Balan Wonderworld
- Borderlands 3
- Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead
- Concept Destruction
- Control (only for Ultimate Edition)
- Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
- Cyberpunk 2077 (PS5 version releasing late 2021)
- Cyber Shadow
- Dead by Daylight
- Destiny 2
- Dirt 5
- Disco Elysium: The Final Cut
- Doom Eternal
- Dreaming Sarah
- Freddy Spaghetti
- Hitman 3
- Immortals Fenyx Rising
- Just Dance 2021 (physical version)
- King Oddball
- Marvel’s Avengers
- Mortal Kombat 11
- Nioh 2
- No Man’s Sky
- Override 2: Super Mech League
- Planet Coaster
- Poker Club
- Pray For The Gods
- Puyo Puyo Tetris 2
- Resident Evil Village
- Sackboy: A Big Adventure
- Shakedown: Hawaii
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales
- Subnautica: Below Zero
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