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Friday, December 03, 2021

No free upgrade for PS5 – you have to pay twice here


PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 owners will enjoy free upgrades for some games, but not for Marvel's Spider-Man. Here you may have to reach into your wallet twice.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Marvel's Spider-Man: Remastered? Upgrade? New game?

Marvel's Spider-Man was already fun on the PS4 and is guaranteed to be a remastered version on the PS5. This contains numerous Improvements such as ray tracing and a 60 fps mode. However, you cannot expect a free upgrade here. There is no path for the PlayStation 5 and you cannot transfer your save data from the original game.

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales - (PlayStation 5)

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales – (PlayStation 5)

No plans to release Remastered as a standalone version

Marvel's Spider-Man: Remastered is an improved version of Marvel's Spider-Man and only as part of Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition for PlayStation 5 contain. So if you want to use the improved version, you have two options:

  1. Buy Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales for the PlayStation 4 and get a free upgrade for the PlayStation 5. For around 20 euros you get an upgrade to the Ultimate Edition.
  2. Buy Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition for PlayStation 5. This includes Marvel's Spider-Man: Remastered and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4 will also be backwards compatible on PS5. Spider-Man: Miles Morales appears expected on November 19, 2020 along with the console.