List of PlayStation 4 games that have a free upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version

A complete list of PlayStation 4 games that have the option to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version of the game for free. With the possibility of this so-called “free upgrade”, certain prerequisites are listed, if they exist.

List of PlayStation 4 games that have a free upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version
PlayStation 5 console (source: Sony)

In addition, the “PS 5” and “PS4 Pro” columns list technical upgrades and comparisons of the two versions.

If you notice that a game is not on the list, let us know. Also, keep in mind that the list will be updated with new titles whenever they appear.

List of PS4 Games That Have Free PS5 Upgrades

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence (PS4 version provides free PS5 upgrade)
  • Alan Wake Remastered (PS4 version allows free PS5 upgrade)
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (PS4 version includes free upgrade to PS5 version at launch)
  • Assetto Corsa Competizione (PS4 version provides free upgrade to PS5 version)
  • Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy (PS4 version includes free upgrade to PS5 version)
  • Balan Wonderworld (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Borderlands 3 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Bugsnax (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version of the game)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (Must own Cross-Gen Edition or Ultimate Edition on PS4 to get free upgrade to PS5 version. Standard edition owners can pay an extra $10 for the upgrade to the PS5 version)
  • Chernobylite (Free upgrade to PS5 version for PS4 owners)
  • Concept Destruction (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Control (Free upgrade for anyone who owns the Ultimate Edition on PS4. If you have the original release from 2019, you are not eligible for a free upgrade)
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (Free PS5 upgrade for anyone that owns the PS4 version)
  • CrossCode (Free PS5 upgrade for PS4 owners)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (PS4 version includes free upgrade patch to PS5 version at launch, additional free PS5 upgrades promised in a native PS5 release in 2021, which will be free to PS5 owners)
  • DARQ: Complete Edition (PS4 version includes a free upgrade to the PS5 version when it launches in 2021.)
  • Dead By Daylight (PS4 version includes a free upgrade to the PS5 version of the game)
  • Deliver Us The Moon (Free upgrade to PS5 version of the game for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Destiny 2 (Free upgrade to PS5 version of Destiny 2 for anyone who owns PS4 version)
  • DiRT 5 (Free upgrade to PS5 version of DiRT 5 for anyone who owns PS4 version)
  • DOOM Eternal (PS4 version includes a free upgrade to PS5 version)
  • Elden Ring (PS4 version provides free upgrade to PS5 version)
  • Far Cry 6 (Free upgrade to PS5 version of Far Cry 6 for anyone who owns PS4 version)
  • FIFA 21 (PS4 version includes free upgrade to PS5 version up until the release of FIFA 22)
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online (Free upgrade to PS5 version if a PS4 version license is owned)
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake (Free upgrade to PS5 version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade if PS4 version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake is owned)
  • Ghostrunner (Free upgrades to the PS5 version when it launches for owners of the original game)
  • Godfall (PS4 owners get a free upgrade to the PS5 version of the game)
  • Guilty Gear Strive (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Haven (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for those who own the PS4 version and vice versa)
  • Hitman 3 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for PS4 digital owners only)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Free upgrade to PS5 version for owners of PS4 version)
  • Human Fall Flat (Free upgrade to PS5 version if you own the PS4 version of the game)
  • Immortals: Fenyx Rising (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • It Takes Two (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Just Dance 2021 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version physically. Those who bought the PS4 version on the PlayStation Store will need to purchase the PS5 version of the game.)
  • JYDGE (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version of the game)
  • Kena: Bridge Of Spirits (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 game)
  • Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced Edition (Free PS5 upgrade for PS4 owners)
  • King Oddball (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS5 version.)
  • Little Nightmares II (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Madden NFL 21 (Free upgrade to PS5 version of Madden NFL 21 up until the release of Madden NFL 22)
  • Maneater (Free upgrade to PS5 version for PS4 owners)
  • Marvel’s Avengers (Free upgrade to PS5 version of Marvel’s Avengers at launch for anyone who owns the PS4 version of the game)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales (Free upgrade to PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Metro Exodus – Enhanced Edition (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • MLB The Show 21 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version if the PS4 collector’s edition is purchased)
  • Monster Boy and The Cursed Kingdom (Free upgrade to PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Mortal Kombat 11 (Free upgrade to PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version of the original game)
  • Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Mortal Shell (Free upgrade for PS4 owners to PS5 version of the game)
  • NBA 2K21 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version if you purchase the Mamba Forever Edition of the game on PS4)
  • Necromunda: Hired Gun (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for PS4 owners)
  • Nioh 2 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version of Nioh 2 or Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition if you own the PS4 version of the game and any of its expansions)
  • No Man’s Sky (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Oddworld: Soulstorm (Free PS5 upgrade for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Outriders (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for all those who own the PS4 version)
  • Override 2: Super Mech League (Free upgrade to the PS5 version of the base game or the Ultraman Deluxe Edition for anyone who owns the base PS4 version or the Ultraman Deluxe Edition on PS4)
  • Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition (Free PS5 upgrade for all PS4 owners)
  • Planet Coaster: Console Edition (Free Upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Poker Club (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version of the game)
  • Praey For The Gods (Free Upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Project Zero: Maiden Of Black Water (Free PS5 upgrade from the PS4 version)
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Quake (Free PS5 upgrade if you own the PS4 version)
  • Rainbow Six Siege (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Relayer (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Resident Evil Village (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Riders Republic (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure (Free upgrade to PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Shakedown Hawaii (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Shantae 1-5 (All five Shantae games on PS4 offer free upgrades to the PS5 version)
  • Shing! (Free PS5 upgrade for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order (Free upgrade to PS5 version for owners of the PS4 game)
  • Subnautica (Free upgrade to the PS5 version in 2021 for owners of the PS4 version)
  • Subnautica: Below Zero (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Tennis World Tour 2 (Free upgrade to the PS5 version if you own the Ace Edition PS4 version)
  • Terminator Resistance Enhanced (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Tesla Force (Free upgrade to the PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version of the game)
  • The Elder Scrolls Online (PS5 version is free to anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Special Edition (Free upgrade to PS5 version for all PS4 owners)
  • The Pathless (PS5 version is free to anyone who owns the PS4 version and vice versa)
  • The Persistence (Free upgrade to The Persistence Enhanced for owners of The Persistence on PS4)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PS5 version is free to anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Tribes of Midgard (PS5 version free to owners of the PS4 game)
  • Undead Horde (PS5 version is free to anyone who owns the PS4 version of the game)
  • Visage (Free PS5 upgrade if you own the PS4 version)
  • Watch Dogs Legion (PS4 version includes free upgrade to PS5 version at launch)
  • WRC 9 (Free upgrade to PS5 version for anyone who owns the PS4 version)
  • Yakuza: Like A Dragon (Free upgrade to PS5 version for anyone who owns PS4 version)
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source: psu

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