Here are some of the games you may have already played on PS4 that are more than worth a second run-through. The article never actually said the words “PSN account” and you never know when English isn’t someone’s 1st language or if they just have a hard time comprehending how one person explains something. I thought it was a no brainer (since both consoles are x86 architecture) to have Horizon Zero Dawn, God of War, The Last of us Part 2, Ghost of Tsushima all enhanced to work at 4k60fps at launch. The PS VR headset, PS Camera, DualShock 4 wireless controller, PS Move controllers and PS VR aim controller are all sold separately from PS5. *Model CUH-ZEY1 or CUH-ZEY2. Yes, only if your external HDD w/ PS4 games installed isn’t corrupted then your PS5 should be able to recognize it. Yes, Remote Play from PS4 to PS5 and PS Now streaming are supported. Why is it so hard for some people to read. Some clarification would be greatly appreciated by those of us who play PS4 games live on streaming services. It is definitely not a good experience though. I think issues are pretty rare though. It clearly states you can copy your PS4 saves from USB to PS5. Now this is a good blogpost, now can we know if PS5 will be freesync compatible? If I played a game with a disc on PS4, can I buy a digital version of the same game and transfer my save data from the disc version to the digital version on the PS5? Sony also explains the method by which you’ll be able to play all of your PS4 games on the PS5. Android, iOS, PC, and Mac are very likely to get updates either next month or at a future date once the systems eco system has stablized. Yes, Remote Play from PS4 to PS5 and PS Now streaming are supported. Just a heads up, this link isn’t working. Will Remote Play from PS5 to Android be available at launch, with controller support? @n_rana it was a huge oversight by Sony, which Is why, at least in Japan, they have filed trademarks for the next 5 iterations of Playstation. There’s no reason to make it only one when PS4 can hold multiple accounts. You can’t use a DualShock4 to play PS5 games though. If you’re one of the lucky few that’s been able to nab a PlayStation 5, you’re probably psyched for a few of its next-gen games, like Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. Yes, PlayStation VR games are included among the thousands of PS4 games that are playable on PS5. The PS5 is taking this one step further with its Game … It could be shortage of parts for manufacturing or they wanted to server main markets first whatever the case there should be proper kind of communication. Please note that PS4 games will not leverage PS5’s Game Boost through streaming. PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition consoles standing next to each other. @Mercenary09 just fyi he’s saying this because THE LINK IS NOT WORKIING. Housemarque, Kazuhiro Igarashi Which IMO is perfectly fine, the people who want that can pay for it, so the rest of us who aren’t interested in funding continued support of old games don’t have to. Seems as though we as consumers are left in the dark to test these things and are the one’s left testing. Finally, yes, PlayStation VR games are among those backward compatible with the PS5. In the article. Did you read the post? Games that are only playable on PS4 will be noted on PlayStation Store as playable on “PS4 only.” We have a list of games that are only playable on PS4, along with additional information on backward compatibility here: playstation.com/ps5-backwards-compatibility. Please let me know if any of know actually know this cause i have been wondering this since day 1. Justin Massongill So you’ll have to move them back to the internal if you want to play them. I appreciate backwards compatibility for PS4, but Sony really did a number on our PS3 and Vita investments. If you have digital copies of games, you can transfer them and your save files with a LAN cable or using WiFi data transfer. I presume by unplug the HDD from the PS4 and plug it into the PS5, I presume they meant an external HDD, which as stated in the article is possible. PSTV is a hard no. Producer and Game Designer, Happinet, Website © 2020 Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe. 1. they tested over 4,000 games. Also, will the boost mode (generally speaking) bring ps4 titles to the performance of a PS4 Pro, or higher. Yes, you can use the DS for PS4games but you can’t use the DS4 for PS5 games. Audio, for example, is limited to stereo and that alone kills it for me number. I think it is insane that we cant use the ps5 controller to play PS4 titles.. .Insane. Please note that PS4 games will not leverage PS5’s Game Boost through streaming. You could’ve answered the question in less characters than your actual rude comment. “Can I stream PS4 games on PS5?” It says your saves and games will be able to transfer from PS4 to PS5 via WiFi, not by directly attaching a external drive full of PS4 games. T he PS5 can play the vast, vast majority of the PS4’s library through backward compatibility, but there are certain games that benefit from enhancements that others don’t. Some PS5 versions of current PS4 games aren't out yet. 𝖜𝖜𝖜.t­­o­­d­­a­­y­e­­a­­r­­n­­er.𝖈𝖔𝖒. [T]the rest of us…funding…old games.” That doesn’t even make sense. If so, that would save a TON of time. Between this and Sony being the prime mover behind $70 for base price of AAA games, as a gamer I will game on PS5 for exclusives and for my PS4 library. ms is not a good example to lead a gaming company by. That’s because the digital-only PS5 doesn’t have a disk drive. By default, we will see the list with all the PS3, PS4 and PS5 games that we have linked to our account; that is, they have been purchased or downloaded before on previous consoles. With this in mind, folk are naturally going to be curious how you upgrade PS4 games to the PS5 version.Having got our hands on a PS5 recently, we can now show you exactly how to do it. “. Will it ship with the PS5? Nice and thanks for the heads up, but since you mentioned UHD Blu-Ray Drive.. What & Which existing audio formats will be supported through PS5? Since there is no disc drive, you won’t be able to play your PS4 disc-based games on the PS5 Digital Edition. When the PlayStation 5 launches this November, more than 99 percent of the 4000+ games available on PS4 will be playable on PS5. I missed that. I mean, the link worked for me so who knows why it isn’t working. let alone all the illegal charges they make to canceled customers or to them sheep who get a surprise bill. I wonder if the cable will just come with the PS5? Will we also be able to bring over our captures? If so, we should have a solid list of the 1%. All I see is “A new Playstation Plus Benefit for Playstation 5.”. They specifically answered this very question. PS5 games that will have a PS4 version are made focused on the PS5 hardware capabilities so you can expect better graphics, frames and loading times compared to the PS4 versions. Nothing is going to stop you from doing it. 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If he drops the contest, Sony will earn the trademark and be able to sell the PS5 in India. But, a small number of games gain huge improvements — and we’re not talking about games with free upgrades to their PS5 version. Unlike Microsoft, Sony obviously has ZERO interest in our digital and physical investments on PS3 and Vita. Please, read again the post. Good news is that most games that are launching on both consoles are offering the free upgrade. Yes a big doh moment, from me after i wrote this i double-checked 😣. In the Order by option we must select by platform. They will be displayed there but you’ll have to download them again unless you transfer them over. @ikuckbullies @phantommenace84 No, it’s still rude. Content Communications Manager, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Michael House Great post. It loads incredibly slow but I was able to purchase the Suikoden series without issue. All content, game titles, trade names and/or trade dress, trademarks, artwork and associated imagery are trademarks and/or copyright material of their respective owners. The PS5 is backward compatible with a vast majority of PS4 games, which means both versions of the game will be playable on your brand new console. First and foremost, Sony makes it clear that “the overwhelming majority of PS4 games” will be playable on PS5. Amazing. I think you have a different definition of “streaming” than the community wants to have answered. Now, when will I be able to actually buy one of these? Plus, mercenary hasn’t only replied in a positive manor, and it is true that there are a lot of people on here who obviously haven’t read the post with the questions they are asking. Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma – Volume One The gaming experience on both models will be the same. You can play digital versions of your compatible PS4 games you downloaded from PlayStation Store on PS4, PS5, web or PlayStation mobile app. You just can’t play them off it. I’m not sure if PlayStation talked about it, but is there a confirmation on continuing features like game-sharing and share play functionality? 4) Does share pay work on PS56 the same way it worked of Ps4? @turniplord It’s been worded as a new PS Plus feature, so I fully expect we are going to get free PS5 games with PS plus from day one, we did so on PS4. I guess they just don’t want our money here? This bad if true, need clarification please. Select PS4 titles will see increased loading speeds on the PS5 console, and will also leverage Game Boost, offering improved or more stable frame rates. and problems with licensing. Will the PS2 games on PS4 run on PS5 without issue. This question is specifically in regards to VR. I’m glad to see the majority of games should work. If you have a PS4 game disc, you can simply insert it into the PS5 disc drive (unless you bought a Digital Edition), download the update, and select the game hub from the Games home. Do this for as many PS4 games as you plan to play on your PS5. Results may differ depending on the game. PS4 titles get even better on PS5. You will also be able to stream PS4 games from PS4’s HDD to PS5 via the home network. They also said it will be a curated collection which implies that they may add to or change the games in the collection. “And here’s how it works on the PS5 – just install it and play.” It’s as simple as I’d hoped and even more comprehensive. Just re-read the remote play section and I realize you mean PS4 to PS5. Your cloud saves and data stay on your PSN account in the “cloud” for some quite some time even if your Plus expires. You can't, however, play anything from older generations like PS3 and PS2. @richtayls No it doesn‘t. Details on backward compatibility, how Game Boost enhances select PS4 titles, and more. Creative Director, Scavengers, Scott Lowe I preordered a ps5 where can i order the adaptor for the PSVR/PS4 camera? TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 In this article you said that we can use the ps vr on ps5 but have to have an adapter for the ps4 camera to be able to play it on ps5 and there is no purchase necessary so how do I obtain this adapter ? 2 I have a vast collection of all generation of games and systems don’t last forever and finally 3rd is the importance of video game preservation. Basically PS plus Collection is a bundle of games for free for PS5 player (PS plus required) Many PS4 games got a nice upgrade when the PS4 Pro released with its Boost Mode feature. Sounds great the games that i will play on the ps5 that are ps4 games if they work is marvel spiderman ps4 disc, horizon zero dawn disc, dc universe online i hope, the infamous games from the ps4, and probably batman arkham knight. You can in fact plug your external HDD into the PS5 for PS4 games only. Great news, now launch your console in all the country , i am from india and we don’t even know the launch date and price of these consoles in our country and your social media team is not even giving any kind our information about this , as global corporations you should treat all your customers/Gamers equally. Here's how to play your PS4 games on PS5. Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. This week, Sony published a new page on its support website — one which offers the most detailed explanation of backward compatibility on the PS5 we’ve seen to date. You will find out on November 12? All PS4 games including VR will run at PS4 Pro spec at a minimum, if they have dynamic resolution they should also run at the games maximum resolution throughout. @burnsdg – literally says “If you’ve already stored PS4 games and game data in the external USB storage device connected to your PS4, you can bring them over to PS5 with that external USB storage device.”. A quick google confirms your statement. The list of games that don’t work is small and while I own a couple of them I don’t mind playing them on PS4. If so, will it pass through hdr signal? You can go back and look at the wording on the original post or rewatch that part of the PS5 event from September. Cause if so im just wondering why the same games are sold at different prices for ps4 and ps5 if you can just buy the cheaper one anyways? We Sing ”. @lospollos1992 Sony stated that all games launched after June 2020 should be PS5 compatible, maybe not a PS5 version but a game that will take some advantages on PS5 hardware, anyway, games that can be enhanced on PS4 pro (HZD and God of War are on that list) should also benefit from the PS5 hardware, @lospollos1992 “You’ll need to use the PS Camera (for PS4), and the PS Camera adaptor (no purchase required), to use PS VR on PS5.” The PS3 store is a mess. It doesn’t say that. Any word on when we’ll hear about that free PSVR camera adapter? So what about accounts? So I backed up my saves on a usb stick and sold my console, guess my saves are gone now? His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant. The PS5 will be able to run PS4 games from an external HDD, but PS5 games must be stored on the internal SSD to run. PlayStation 5 plays PS4 games with steadier frame rates, faster load times, and only some minor concerns through backward compatibility. All the ps4 games that have been digitally purchased in our library, when we log in with our PSN account on the ps5, will they be displayed there and available to play? Micofsot lied when Xbone was revealed and said 360 support was impossible, turned out it wasn’t but their reasoning behind the random crap games that are part of the meager 600 supported 360 games makes the service such a waste at times. Will I be able to just use my external hard drive instead of transferring data? They provide a link right in the post that lists the 10 games that don’t work. However, I am a little disapointed, because I was expecting ps5 update patches for first party games…. Will I be able to download my game saves from the cloud, or if I transfered everything to an external HDD will plug and play or do I have to reformat it? From my understanding it is all ps4 games that have been patched to carry over zero has been said about ps3 and below outside stream from ps now as they are old defunct software that they don’t and won’t spend any amount of time to patch to read as ps4, @Tatanka2007 Microsoft are interested in your PS3 and Vita investments??? Probably PS5 only as we won’t be getting ‘free’ PS5 games for a long time, so it’ll start with the usual PS4 games and the addition of this mini-catalogue until PS5 games are added. We are focused on the huge catalog of games on PlayStation 4, and we’re pleased that more than 99% of PS4 games will be playable on PS5 on day one. They confirm right in the post that every game except the 10 listed in the link will work. The … Game can be played at 60 frames-per-second on PS5, where it's capped at 30 frames-per-second on PS4 and PS4 Pro. This is a pathetic failure of Sony. Xbox has similarities in their architecture, but that is not the case with PlayStation. “The DualSense™ wireless controller, DUALSHOCK™4 wireless controller and PlayStation officially licensed third-party gamepad controllers will work on PS5 consoles with supported PS4 games. My comment, was on turniplord’s comment that we are not getting PS Plus games for PS5, which I think we are, as we did on PS4. PS5 Games With Enhanced Graphics Modes. Food for thought! However, you can’t move saves off the internal unless you’re backing them up. I could see them making the PS Plus Collection a PS5 benefit only available on the PS5 store as an incentive to purchase the console. I’m curious since it’s not on the list of games not compatible. please? We can’t use it until we get it. Microsoft has done it, modders and community members have done and there should be no reason Sony can’t do it. @burnsdg, Why falsely compare PS Now’s subpar PS3 library to true backwards compatibility? Yep – “If you’ve already stored PS4 games and game data in the external USB storage device connected to your PS4, you can bring them over to PS5 with that external USB storage device”, I make $82h while I’m traveling the world. What about cloud saves, will they transfer over, why is there no talk or mention about this? I also don’t have a credit or debit card. This includes games that have defined the PS4 generation – from critically acclaimed PlayStation exclusives like The Last of Us Part II and Ghost of Tsushima, to blockbuster hits from our third-party partners. Shadow Complex Remastered It says it in the article that PS5 store will have PS4 games, so I imagine you can buy them with money from pre-paid PSN cards. Hope this helps. Difference in architecture.. They literally specifically answered this question. playstation.com/ps5-backwards-compatibility. /s. The DS doesn’t have a lightbar so the camera can’t track it for VR. i.e will i really notice any difference playing my psvr game son PS5 using the PS5 controller? Sony delivers on backward compatibility despite not focusing on it while promoting the PS5 - consumers planning to play PS4 games on it are covered. Sony continues to pretend as if PS1-3 and Vita never existed outside of PS Now. Additionally, PS4 games will also take advantage of some of PS5’s new UX features, but more to come on that later. Please, we beg you! Many questions are answered, including which PS4 games can’t be played on the PS5. 2) When they say for best results use dualshock 4 when playing ps4 and psvr games on ps5 is that a suggestion or a requirement? What gave you that idea? When you insert the PS4 disc into the PS5 go to the ‘Game hub’ and you will see an option to upgrade to the PS5 version if one is available. What are they possibly losing out on by NOT letting us buy these games on PS4/PS5, with millions more fans that have PlayStation consoles since PS3 came out??? PS4 to PS5 Upgrade With Disc Drive. Be sure to keep the PS5 console updated to the latest system software update available, and apply all available game patches to the game. Plus, some of the games will benefit from the PS5’s Game Boost, “which may make PS4 games run with a higher or smoother frame rate.” That said, Sony also warns that some games may lack some of the functionality they have on the PS4, while others might “exhibit errors or unexpected behavior” while being played on a PS5. So in that case, you are paying for the upgrade. I’d rather pay for an app that would play PS2/3 games on the PS5. Thanks to Game Boost, These Backward Compatible PS4 Games Play Even Better on PS5. Unless they went in and added a special license that causes it to only work on PS5 and I doubt they did that. Joe’s Diner, Sony please make a list of all 4,000 compatible titles please😉👌👍. Will PS3 games streamed via PS Now work on PS5? The PS5 is here, and one of its shining features allows you to play your PS4 games on it via backward compatibility.