PS4 to PS5: All Games with Confirmed Free Upgrades

Which PS4 games have free PS5 upgrades? Below, we've compiled a list of all confirmed titles that let you transfer from PS4 to PS5 at no extra cost. All of these titles will receive some kind of upgrade on Sony's next-gen console that will allow them to look better, perform better, or both. Please note that this PS5 guide refers to specific game updates, not PS5 backwards compatibility. You can find out more about PS5 Game Boost through the link. For more information, you may be interested in the following guide: PS5 Smart Delivery: Does PlayStation 5 Have Smart Delivery for PS4 Games? For further articles on PS5 games, check out the following links: All PS5 Announced Games, All PS5 Rumoured Games, All PS5 First-Party Exclusives, All PS5 Launch Games, and New PS5 Game Release Dates in 2020. You may also be interested in the following: Will PS5 Games Play on PS4?

PS4 to PS5: All Games with Confirmed Free Upgrades

Below is a full list of every PS4 game that allows you to transfer to the PS5 game for free. You'll also find a brief overview of the differences between the versions, and any other pertinent information, such as whether save progress transfers.

Game PS5 PS4 Pro PS4 Save Transfer Free Upgrade
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • Full HD
  • 30fps
- Yes
Atelier Ryza 2 - - - - Yes
Borderlands 3
  • 4K
  • 60fps
  • Full HD, Performance Mode
  • 4K, 30fps
  • Full HD
  • 30fps
Yes Yes
Bugsnax - - - - Yes
Control -
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • Full HD
  • 30fps
- Yes, but only if you purchase Control: Ultimate Edition
Cyberpunk 2077 -
  • 30fps
  • 30fps
- Yes
Dead by Daylight
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
- - - Yes
Destiny 2
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • Full HD
  • HDR
  • 30fps
- Yes
DIRT 5
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 120fps
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • Full HD
  • HDR
  • 60fps
No Yes
DOOM Eternal -
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • Full HD
  • 60fps
- Yes
Far Cry 6 - - - - Yes
FIFA 21 - - - Only Ultimate Team and Volta Football Progress Yes, before FIFA 22
For Honor
  • 4K
  • 60fps
  • Improved Visuals
  • 4K
  • 30fps
  • 1080p
  • 30fps
Yes Yes
Ghostrunner - - - - Yes
Guilty Gear Strive
  • Improved resolution
  • 60fps
  • 1080p
  • 60fps
  • 1080p
  • 60fps
Yes
Hitman 3 - - - - Yes, digital version only
Horizon Forbidden West - - - - Yes
Immortals Fenyx Rising - - - - Yes
Kena: Bridge of Spirits - - - - Yes
Little Nightmares II - - - - Yes
Madden NFL 21 - - - Only MUT, Franchise, and Yard progress

Yes, before Madden NFL 22

Maneater
  • 4K, 60fps
  • 30fps
  • 30fps
No Yes
Marvel's Avengers
  • 4K, 30fps
  • Dynamic 4K, 60fps
  • 30fps
  • 30fps
Yes Yes
Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales - - - Yes Yes
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
  • 4K
  • 120fps
  • 1080p
  • 60fps
  • 1080p
  • 60fps
- Yes
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
  • Dynamic 4K
- - - Yes
NBA 2K21 - - - Only MyTeam Progress Yes, if you purchase the Mamba Forever Edition
No Man's Sky
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • 1080p
  • 30fps
Yes Yes
Outriders - - - - Yes
The Pathless - - - - Yes
Planet Coaster: Console Edition - - - - Yes
Riders Republic - - - Yes
Sackboy: A Big Adventure - - - - Yes
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 120fps
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • Full HD
  • HDR
  • 60fps
- Yes
The Elder Scrolls Online -
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • Full HD
  • HDR
  • 30fps
- Yes
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt -
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • Full HD
  • HDR
  • 30fps
- Yes
Watch Dogs Legion
  • 4K
  • 30fps
  • Raytracing
- - - Yes
WRC 9 - - - - Yes
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 60fps
  • 4K
  • HDR
  • 30fps
  • Full HD
  • 30fps
No Yes, digital version only

PS4 to PS5: How Do Free Upgrades Work?

PS4 to PS5's free upgrades will work differently depending on how the publisher decides to support the initiative and which versions of the games you own. For example, if you purchase a digital copy of Assassin's Creed Valhalla on the PS4, then you'll be able to upgrade to a digital copy of Assassin's Creed Valhalla on the PS5 free of charge. If you own a physical copy of Assassin's Creed Valhalla on the PS4, then you'll need to hold on to your copy of the disc, as you'll need to use this to play Assassin's Creed Valhalla on the PS5.

This means that if you purchase a physical copy of any of the games listed above, you won't be able to upgrade to the PS5 version if you purchase the PS5 Digital Edition. You can find out more about the two models courtesy of the following guide: PS5 Digital Edition vs PS5: What's the Difference?


Which PS4 to PS5 free game upgrades will you be taking advantage of? Take a look at our PS5 guide for more information, and then let us know in the comments section below.