With the way the new generation of consoles are arriving, you should know that most of the games that are on PS4 are already backward compared to the ones on the PS5, there are lists of games that are being released on both consoles at the same period of time. Some of these games that are being released supports upgrades when you want to make the jump from PS4 to PS5, which it is possible to be timed, free, or paid. If you happen to be among those that don’t know how to play their PS4 games on PS5 console, you don’t need to worry anymore because we are going to show you how to do so in this article.
How to Play Your PS4 Games on PS5 Console
You will have to upgrade your PS4 on your PS5, here is how to do so:
- You first have to log in to your PS5.
- Then you put in your PS4 game disc.
- After that, you navigate to the game hub for the PS4 game.
- Then you choose the upgrade offer for that PS4 game.
- If you selected a paid upgrade, you will have to pay the price for the purchase.
- After you have done that, you download the PS5 Digital Game.
With this, you have been able to upgrade the game, but you will need to always insert the PS4 game disc anytime you want to play the game. The process used for upgrading a digital PS4 game, be it on the regular PS5 or the PS5 Digital Edition, is somehow similar but it is slightly tweaked. So, if you want to play your digital PS4 games on PS5 digital console, you will have to upgrade to PS5 first.
How to Play Your Digital PS4 Games on PS5 and PS5 Digital Console
- You need to Sign in to your PS5 first.
- Then search for the PS5 game in the store with the search bar.
- After that, navigate to the game hub for the PS5 game.
- Then you select the upgrade offer you want for the game.
- If you chose a paid upgrade, you will have to pay the price for the purchase.
- After doing that, you download the PS5 Digital game.
Once you are done, your newly upgraded game is set for you to play. You should know that it is not all the titles that support save transfers, but some PS5 launch games like Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales supports that.