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PS4 games come alive on PS5

Discover a back catalogue brimming with new potential and a growing roster of critically-acclaimed PS4 hits that look and feel incredible on PS5.

Play 4,000+ PS4 games on your PS5 console

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Ready to get started playing some awesome PS4 games on your PS5? Here are a few excellent titles to check out first. If you've started playing them before, you can even pick up right where you left off by transferring your saved date from PS4 to PS5.

Game Boost

The PS5 console’s Game Boost technology gives PS4 games access to more power. Enjoy faster and smoother frame rates in some of the PS4 console’s greatest games.

Great titles that benefit from Game Boost

The Last of Us Part II

Experience Ellie's gruelling and emotionally charged journey across a collapsed future America in Naughty Dog's critically-acclaimed sequel.

God of War

Follow demi-god Kratos on a journey into the land of Norse mythology, facing trolls, dragons and more in a bold reimagining of the classic action adventure series.

Days Gone

Struggle for survival as former outlaw biker Deacon St. John in a post apocalyptic open-world adventure set in breathtaking climes of America's rural northwest. 

Horizon Zero Dawn

Explore a unique sci-fi world and face down gargantuan mechanized creatures as outcast warrior Aloy in the critically open-world adventure from Guerrilla.

Ratchet & Clank

Join everyone's favorite Lombax Ratchet and his robotic sidekick Clank in an intergalactic adventure that returns to the series' roots in a full remake of the duo's first adventure.

Tom Clancy's The Division 2

Get your team together and fight to prevent the collapse of Washington D.C. in Ubisoft’s hugely successful open-world tactical shooter. Play at 60FPS and 4K resolution on PS5 at no additional cost.

Upgrading from PS4 to PS5

Make the generational leap

PlayStation 5 consoles are now widely available and ready for you to make the jump to the new generation. Take a look at what you can expect when you move from PS4 to PS5.

The best of PS4, improved for PS5

Whether they're already part of your library or you're jumping in for the first time, these PS4 games benefit from paid and free PS5 upgrades that add new features and functionality.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time

Crash and Coco team-up for a long-awaited return that sees them take on old rivals Neo Cortex and Dr. N. Tropy. On PS5 enjoy 4K resolution* targeting 60FPS, enhanced sound offered by Tempest 3D AudioTech2 and the DualSense controller’s haptic feedback.

Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut

Return to the breathtaking island of Tsushima as young Samurai Jin Sakai fights to liberate his home from a brutal invading force. Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut features a crisp 4K* presentation targeting 60 FPS, improved loading times and support for the DualSense controller's haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.

Genshin Impact

Explore the vast, colorful world of Teyvat - an expanding environment bustling with memorable characters, fiendish enemies and mountains of loot. On PS5, enjoy high levels of detail and support for full 4K resolution*, faster loading times and support for the DualSense controller's haptic feedback.

The Nioh Collection

Experience Team Ninja’s brutal, supernatural samurai epics like never before as Nioh 1 and Nioh 2, along with all their original DLC, come to PS5 in a new remastered collection. Choose from multiple visual modes supporting higher resolutions, improved visuals or up to 120 FPS performance, experience near-instant loading speeds and support for the DualSense controllers haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.


Experience a transformative upgrade of one of PlayStation 4 console's most eagerly anticipated titles, featuring improved lighting, textures, effects and more, a 'Performance' mode targeting 60FPS or 'Graphics' mode that targets crisp 4K visuals*, and near-instant loading speeds.

DOOM Eternal

The free PS5 update for DOOM Eternal adds three distinct options to go above and beyond previous console releases. 'Balanced' mode offers sharp 4K* visuals targeting 60FPS, Raytracing mode adds stunning new lighting effects and reflections while also targeting 60 FPS and 120 FPS* doubles the frame rate to offer lightning-fast performance.

Mortal Kombat 11

Dive into the complete MK11 package, featuring the full main game along with the Aftermath expansion and Kombat Packs. On PS5, enjoy enhanced visuals at a dynamic 4K resolution*, improved loading times and full cross-gen compatibility.

Rainbow Six Siege

Experience the excitement of Rainbow Six Siege’s refined tactical multiplayer action1, now boasting some of the most advanced graphical features on console. On PS5, choose between an enhanced performance mode targeting 120 FPS* and a resolution mode featuring 4K visuals* targeting 60 FPS,  enjoy faster loading times and support for the DualSense controller's haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.


Epic Games’ battle royale sensation continues to break boundaries and there’s no better place to experience it than on the PlayStation 5 console. Enjoy stunning 4K visuals* targeting 60 FPS, enhanced physics, fluid simulations and environmental details, alongside support for the DualSense controllers haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

The free PS5 upgrade for Respawn Entertainment's critically acclaimed sci-fi fantasy adventure brings a swath of improvements to PS5 users. Enjoy a beautifully sharp 4K presentation in default mode, or target 60 FPS in Performance Mode. Whichever you choose, you'll also benefit from improved shadows, higher-quality textures and significantly improved load times.

Destiny 2

Bungie’s massively multiplayer online shooter is free-to-play on PS5, which means that everyone can enjoy its evolving story, thrilling co-op missions and Crucible PvP. On PS5, enjoy 4K visuals* targeting 60 FPS, reduced loading times and support for enhanced performance targeting 120 FPS*.

No Man's Sky

The free update for Hello Games’ ever-expanding intergalactic odyssey is staggeringly comprehensive, delivering massive technical improvements with the incredible power of PS5. Enjoy reduced load times, improved lighting, shadows and planet detail, 4K visuals* targeting 60 FPS and support for the DualSense controller's haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.

Discover even more PS4 hits enhanced for PS5 in the complete PlayStation Store Collection.

External USB drive compatibility

PS5 and PS4 consoles can store compatible PS4 and PS5 games on USB drives that support SuperSpeed USB. That means you can save space and time by reinstalling PS5 and PS4 games from the external USB drive.

Play with friends on PS4 and PS5

Stay connected with chat across PS4 and PS5. Play together with cross-generational multiplayer3 on select titles.

Cross-generation chat

Whether your friends are on PS4 or PS5, cross-generation voice chat means that everyone can keep the conversation going with their account for PlayStation™Network.

Cross-gen multiplayer

Game creators now have the option to enable online multiplayer game matches between PS5 and PS4 players. PS4 players can be seamlessly invited to play with PS5 players, and vice versa in supported games.