The PlayStation 5 is now available in the United States and is coming to Europe in just a few days. While there are of course plenty of horror stories about the PS5 and its potential to crash and die at any second, everyone is naturally excited to finally get their hands on the next-gen machine. In regard to its functionality the most we can say is keep your receipt of warranty in a safe place, otherwise – for actual features – below you’ll discover how to upgrade PS4 games that are either disc or digital for free.
As for next-gen launch titles, there are plenty of great experiences available on Sony’s next-gen machine such as Spider-Man Miles Morales, Astro’s Playroom which is free and already installed, plus the biggie which is the Demon’s Souls remake. Not to mention there’s also an exclusive PS Plus collection for subscribers which includes incredible works such as God of War and Persona 5.
While there’s plenty of new experiences that will be available on the PS5, below you’ll discover how to upgrade PS4 games for free.
How to upgrade digital PS4 games on PS5
Follow the below steps to upgrade digital PS4 games for free on PS5:
- Sign into your PSN account on PS5
- Search the specific game you’re looking for on the PSN store – i.e. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Proceed to the game’s page and select the Free PS5 Upgrade offer
- Select Download
And that’s all there is to it. If it’s a PS4 game you own via disc that you are looking to upgrade on PS5, the method is almost identical.
How to upgrade PS4 games on disc for PS5
Follow the below steps to upgrade PS4 games on disc for PS5:
- Insert the PS4 disc into your PS5 console
- Proceed to the game hub for the specific game you’ve inserted
- Select Free PS5 Upgrade instead of Copy
- Follow the on-screen button prompts to download the PS5 Upgrade
Know that not every PS4 game has a free upgrade available on the PS5. While Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has one available for the cost of nothing, other newly released titles like Black Ops Cold War require the purchase of a specific edition.