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access_time November 7, 2020 at 9:05 PM in Features by David Poole

Free PS4 to PS5 Upgrade List

With the upcoming launch of the PlayStation 5, there are plenty of things to consider. While the PlayStation 5 is backwards compatible with over 99% of PlayStation 4 games, some will be eligible for a free upgrade to the PS5 version. To make things easy, GotGame has a handy PS4 to PS5 upgrade list. Please keep in mind that physical games will not be eligible for upgrades on the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. We’ll keep the list updated as new information becomes available. Games are in order of release date, subject to change depending on development.

November 12th, 2020 (Launch Day):

  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • DiRT 5
  • The Pathless
  • Borderlands 3
  • Maneater
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • For Honor (60 FPS update will apply early December)
  • NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition
  • Bugsnax (Also free for PlayStation Plus)
  • WRC 9 FIA World Rally Championship
  • Watch Dogs: Legion

November 13th, 2020:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War Cross-Gen Bundle

November 17th, 2020:

  • Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate Edition

November 24th, 2020:

  • Just Dance 2021

December 3rd, 2020:

  • Immortals Fenyx Rising

December 4th, 2020:

  • FIFA 21

December 8th, 2020:

  • Destiny 2
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

January 20th, 2021:

  • Hitman 3 (Digital Only)

January 21st, 2021:

  • Ride 4

January 26th, 2021:

  • Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy

February 2nd, 2021:

  • Outriders

February 25th, 2021:

  • Riders Republic

March 2nd, 2021:

  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon

March 26th, 2021:

  • Balan Wonderland

April 6th, 2021:

  • Guilty Gear -Strive- Ultimate Edition

April 9th, 2021:

  • Guilty Gear -Strive- Standard Edition

TBA 2021:

  • The Witcher III: Wild Hunt
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Marvel’s Avengers
  • Control: Ultimate Edition
  • Far Cry 6
  • DOOM Eternal
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • Subnautica
  • Subnautica: Below Zero
  • Ghostrunner
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
  • Praey for the Gods
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
  • Planet Coaster: Console Edition
  • Madden NFL 21
  • Little Nightmares II
  • Horizon: Forbidden West
  • Dead by Daylight
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • The Dark Pictures: House of Ashes

As mentioned before, we’ll keep this list updated as we get more information. We hope you get a lot of use out of our PS4 to PS5 upgrade guide, and if you see an error, please feel free to let us know.


  • Free PS4 to PS5 Upgrade List - PS5 News November 8, 2020 at 4:23 PM

    […] While the PlayStation 5 is backwards compatible with over 99% of PlayStation 4 games, some will be eligible for a free upgrade to the PS5 version. To … View full source […]

  • Day One PS5 Guide - GotGame November 11, 2020 at 9:30 AM

    […] Keep in mind this list only contains upgrades available at launch. This also includes several PS5 launch titles, but in case you get the PS4 version by mistake, you’ll still have the PS5 option too. For a full list of known free next-gen upgrades, you can click here. […]

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