Can You Download PS Now Games on PS5?

Can you download PS Now games on PS5? Can you download from PlayStation Now as well as stream on PS5? Sony introduced the ability to download certain games direct to your PS4 in a significant update to PS Now. Will this functionality be present on PS5 as well? As part of our PS5 guide, we'll give you all the information we know so far. For more, check out the following: PS Now vs Xbox Game Pass: What Are the Differences and Which One Is Better?

Can You Download PS Now Games on PS5?

First off, will PS Now be on PS5? Sony has confirmed that it will, and you'll be able to stream or download PS2 and PS4 games, as you can on PS4, while PS3 games will remain restricted to streaming only. PS5 is backwards compatible with PS4 games. If you're curious which games you'll be able to play via PS Now on PS5, check out this guide: All PlayStation Now Games.


Will you be making use of PS Now on PS5? Let us know in the comments section below, and be sure to check out our main PS5 Guide.