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Great experiences that stay with you on PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5

Stay within the world of PlayStation with games, services and features that unite PS4™ and PS5™ consoles.

Great experiences that stay with you on PS4™ and PS5™

Stay within the world of PlayStation with games, services and features that unite PS4™ and PS5™ consoles.

Play PS4 games on PS5 with backwards compatibility

There are more than 4000 games ready to play on both PS4 and PS5, including fan-favorite games with next-gen enhancements that harness the PS5 console's increased power.

The PS5 console can play both PS4 and PS5 games on disc* or digital formats.

All your digital PS4 games from PlayStation Store will be available via your game library as soon as you sign in on either console, and with PlayStation Plus cloud storage** you can easily take your save game files from PS4 to PS5 (and back again).

*PS5 Digital Edition plays digital games only and does not have a disc drive. 

**PlayStation Plus membership required. PlayStation Plus membership is subject to a recurring subscription fee taken automatically until cancellation. Age restrictions apply. Full terms:


PS4 games upgraded and enhanced for PS5

Many of the biggest PS4 games around - including Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege and Final Fantasy VII Remake - can be upgraded to PS5 versions that have enhanced features only possible on PS5, like improved frame rates and 4K visuals*.

*4K only available on supported devices

Harness the power of PS5 with Game Boost for PS4 games

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.

Massive PlayStation exclusives available on PS4 & PS5

Incredible console exclusive games from PlayStation Studios are available right now on both PS4 and PS5, with even more on the way.

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*Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered for the PS5 console is available as part of the Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition or available for $20 when purchased with Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales Standard Edition. PS4 Standard Edition owners must upgrade to PS5 version (at no cost) in order to redeem. To upgrade PS4 Standard Edition disc to the digital PS5 version, you will need a PS5 console with a disc drive

PlayStation VR - compatible with PS4 and PS5

Put yourself at the center of an extraordinary gaming universe with PS VR games supported on PS4 and PS5 consoles*.

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*PlayStation®VR is not for use by children under age 12. PlayStation®4 or PlayStation®5 system, PlayStation®VR, and PlayStation®Camera are required to experience VR functionality. Camera adaptor required to connect PlayStation®Camera to the PlayStation®5 console. For details, visit:

The largest library of PlayStation games in the world

Explore PlayStation Store from your console, smartphone or web browser and discover a treasure trove of games — from triple-A blockbusters to indie gems — as well as add-ons and season passes. 

Every PS4 and cross-gen game you buy from PlayStation Store will be available in your game library on both PS4 and PS5, ready and waiting for you to download.

How to transfer games and save data from PS4 to PS5

Making the leap to PS5 doesn't have to mean re-downloading or re-installing your PS4 game collection to your new console.

Seagate 2TB External Game Drive is developed under the official licensing program for PlayStation®, and will work with PlayStation®5 subject to Sony Interactive Entertainment’s final product approval.

External USB drive compatibility

PS5 consoles can store compatible PS4 and PS5 games to USB drives that support SuperSpeed USB*. That means you can save space on the internal Ultra-High Speed SSD, and save time by reinstalling PS5 games from the external USB drive, instead of redownloading them or installing from a disc.

When you’re ready to play a PS5 game that’s on an external USB drive, simply transfer the game back to the internal SSD via the Options Menu within the Library. You can play PS4 games directly from an external USB drive, or from the internal SSD.

*Minimum of 250 GB and maximum of 8 TB capacity.

Cross-gen saves

Take your adventures from one console to the other without losing your precious save data or player profiles.

PlayStation Plus cloud storage*

Transfer save data from PS4 to PS5 by uploading to the cloud and re-download it on any PlayStation console you sign in on. Up to 100GB is included with your PS Plus membership!

Manage your storage with the PS App

Manage your PS5 storage on-the-move, start downloading games from PlayStation Store to your console and delete old games if you need to make space.

*PlayStation Plus membership required. PlayStation Plus membership is subject to a recurring subscription fee taken automatically until cancellation. Age restrictions apply. Full terms:

Play together on PS4 and PS5 consoles

Whether you're playing on PS4 or PS5, if your game is cross-gen, then so are the friends you can play and chat with.

Cross-generation 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. 

Cross-generation chat

Whether your friends are on PS4 or PS5, cross-generation voice chat means everyone can keep the conversation going. You can even chat with players on mobile devices who have PlayStation App.

Cross-generation Share Play

Pass the controls and let someone try one of your games, or play the game together regardless of who owns it, even if you're not on the same console. With Share Play, your game screen appears on another player's screen. 

Stay connected to the world of PlayStation wherever you go

Even when you're away from your console or out of the house and on-the-move, your PlayStation experience travels with you.

PlayStation App

Chat with friends, get the latest gaming news, and download games to your PS4 or PS5™ console via the official PlayStation companion app.

Connect with friends

Voice chat and send messages to your PSN friends, hang out online and plan your next multiplayer session.

Discover new games and the latest news

Shop for new releases, pre-order games and check out the latest deals and discounts on PlayStation™Store. Get your daily fix of gaming news from the world of PlayStation.

PS Remote Play

Access games on your PS5 or PS4 console by streaming them to another PS5 console, PS4 console, PC, and Apple iOS or Android phone.

Take on the world with PlayStation Plus 

Joining PlayStation Plus unlocks even more ways to play on both PS4 and PS5.

Enhance your PlayStation experience with access to online multiplayer, monthly games, exclusive discounts and more.

Monthly games

Expand your game collection with two PS4 games included every month – yours to play on both PS4 and PS5 for as long as you’re a member.

Online multiplayer 

PlayStation Plus online multiplayer opens new worlds in your favorite games and is your invitation to join a global community of gamers.

Exclusive discounts

Members can enjoy extra savings on top of PS Store promotional prices, early access to demos, beta trials, pre-orders and other exclusive offers.

The PlayStation Plus Collection

Redeem and play a curated library of PS4 games that defined a generation. Access the entire collection on your PS5 as part of your PlayStation Plus membership.

  • Bloodborne
  • Days Gone
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Ratchet and Clank 
  • The Last Guardian
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Until Dawn
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Battlefield 1
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Zombies Chronicles Edition
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Fallout 4
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Persona 5
  • Resident Evil 7 biohazard

*Subscribers must have an account for PlayStation™Network with access to PlayStation®Store and high-speed internet.  PSN, PS Store and PlayStation Plus subject to terms of use and country and language restrictions; PlayStation Plus content and services vary by subscriber age. Users must be 7 years or older and users under 18 require parental consent, except that users in Germany must be 18 years or older. Certain restrictions may apply to game downloads. PlayStation Plus is an ongoing subscription with a recurring subscription fee which is charged automatically (at the then current PS Store price) at the frequency you choose at purchase until cancelled. Full terms:

There's always something to play with PS Now

Get instant access to a huge collection of PS4, PS3 and PS2 games on PS5, PS4 or PC.

New adventures whenever you want them

Stream hundreds of PS4, PS3 and PS2 titles to your PS5, PS4 or PC. Play as much as you like, save your progress, and continue playing on either device. Or pick from over 300 PS4 games to download to your console and they’ll be ready to play, in up to 4K resolution if you’re playing on PS5 or PS4 Pro.

*PlayStation™Now (PS Now) subscription only available to account holders of PlayStation Network (PSN)  who are aged 18 and over with access to PlayStation®Store (PS Store) and high-speed internet (recommended min connection speed 5 Mbps).  

PS Store and PS Now subject to terms of use and country and language restrictions. Service availability is not guaranteed. For PS Now on PC, minimum system requirements apply and can be found at PS Now games may differ from or lack some of the features that can be found in downloaded or disc-based games.  Games included in PS Now are subject to change at any time. PS Now subscription is an ongoing subscription with a recurring subscription fee which is charged automatically (at the then current Store price) at the frequency you choose at purchase until cancelled. Full terms:

Stream great TV, movies and music on PS4 and PS5

Your favorite entertainment services are on PS4 and PS5. Try something new or sign-in to your existing account and the content you love will be ready and waiting.


Watch movies, TV shows and more with Netflix, streaming the latest original programming.


Stream entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Epic movies, series, and Originals from some of the world's best storytellers are waiting.


Kick back, relax and enjoy the latest YouTube content from your favorite creators on your PlayStation console.

Internet and account for PlayStation™Network required. Streaming services may require paid subscription and are not available in all countries.

Frequently asked questions

Get answers to some of the most common questions for playing on both PS4 and PS5. 

Yes. More than 99 percent of the 4000+ games available on PS4 are playable on PS5. You can install PS4 games from disc* or download digital games purchased from PlayStation Store via your game library.

*PlayStation 5 disc edition only

Yes. Select PS4 games will see increased loading speeds when played on PS5, and will also leverage Game Boost, offering improved or more stable framerates. Some games with unlocked framerates or dynamic resolution up to 4K may see higher fidelity.

On PS5, PS4 games benefit from Game Boost automatically, and it doesn’t need to be toggled on or off like PS4 Pro’s Boost Mode feature. Additionally, PS4 games will also take advantage of some of PS5’s new UX features.

Additionally, if a PS4 game supported PS4 Pro enhancements such as improved graphics, higher resolutions, or increased performance and framerates, these will be available in the PS5 gameplay experience.

Yes. Storing PS4 games and playing them off a USB drive is a great way to access PS4 games on PS5 and enable easy access to PS4 games without needing to use any of PS5’s internal storage. We recommend doing this to save space on the internal console storage for PS5 games, which can’t be played off an extended storage drive.

Players can also set a system preference on PS5 that will, by default, install all PS4 games (including digital purchases from PlayStation Store, and game data from Blu-ray discs) and future game patches directly to a connected USB drive.

Note: Not all USB drives will work with PS5. An extended storage drive can’t be used through a USB hub, and two or more extended storage drives can’t be connected to PS5 at the same time.

Yes. PS5 games are unique and specially made to tap into the special benefits of the next generation of console gaming, including the DualSense wireless controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, ultra-fast loading times, enhanced visuals and 3D Audio.

Certain PS4 games can be upgraded to the digital PS5 version of the game on a PS5 console. When using a PS5 console, you may have the option to upgrade a disc or digital PS4 game to the digital PS5 version. Depending on the game, this upgrade may occur at no additional cost, may require a purchase, and may be available for a limited time. An internet connection is required. For more information, refer here.  

For an example, the PS4 version of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and the PS4 version of Sackboy: A Big Adventure both offer upgrades to the digital PS5 versions of the games at no additional cost. If you own PS4 versions of these games, simply visit the game’s Hub for that title on your PS5 (Note: you’ll need to insert the PS4 disc into your PS5 console first if you bought the physical disc rather than the PS Store version of the PS4 game), and you’ll see an offer to download the PS5 version.

Please note: Blu-ray discs are not compatible with the PS5 Digital Edition. If you own PS4 Blu-ray discs, you will not be able to use them with the PS5 Digital Edition console, including to redeem offers to upgrade a PS4 game to a PS5 version. You can, however, upgrade eligible digital games.

Players can transfer game save files from a PS4 console to PS5 using a LAN cable, by connecting wirelessly (WiFi), or saving the save files to a compatible USB drive. And if you are an active PS Plus member, you can transfer your PS4 game saves to your PS5 using cloud storage.

Whether you’re playing a multiplayer PS4 game on your PS4 or PS5 (via backward compatibility), you will be able to play with other players on either console for the same game.

Yes, PS4 and PS5 players (and users of the new PlayStation app for mobile devices) can communicate via voice chat in Parties. Depending on the game, in-game chat will also work across PS4 and PS5 versions of a game.

Yes. If a PS4 game is playable on the PS5, and you are still a PlayStation Plus member, you will be able to download it onto your PS5 and play.

Yes, PlayStation VR games are included among the thousands of PS4 games that are playable on PS5. Playing PS VR games on a PS5 requires a PS VR headset, PlayStation Camera for PS4* and a PlayStation Camera adaptor (no purchase required, visit for details).

For the best PS VR experience on PS5, we recommend using a DualShock 4 wireless controller. Select games may require PlayStation Move motion controllers or be compatible with the PlayStation VR Aim controller. The new HD Camera for PS5 is not compatible with PS VR.

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, you can use PlayStation Move controllers or the PS VR Aim Controller in supported PS4 games on PS5, including PS VR software. You’ll need to connect the PS Camera to PS5 to enable PS Move or PS VR Aim Controller support, which requires the PlayStation Camera adaptor (no purchase required, visit for details).

Yes, the official Gold Wireless Headset and Platinum Wireless Headset are natively supported on PS5, using either the included wireless USB adaptor or the 3.5mm headset jack on the DualSense wireless controller.

Yes, any PS4 and PS VR games that are playable on PS5 will be available for purchase on PS5 through PS Store.

From PS5’s home screen, the “Game Library” will show all the PS5 and PS4 games you’ve purchased or played. This includes games you were able to play as a PS Plus or PS Now subscriber. If those subscriptions have lapsed you will need to buy new subscriptions to be able to play those games again (note: PS Now service availability varies by country).

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