can ps4 games be played on ps5

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Yes, you can play PS4 games on the PS5, however, there are some restrictions, as not all games are compatible. This includes both physical copies of games and digital purchases, however, it is worth noting that the PS5 Digital Edition does not come with a disc drive and so, of course, you cannot play your physical PS4 games on it.

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  • Can PS4 digital games be played on PS5?

  • PS5 consoles do not support PlayStation3 discs. If you got your PS4 digital game through the PS3 game to PS4 digital game upgrade program (and therefore need the PS3 disc to play it), you will not be able to play that PS4 digital game on your PS5 console. The SHARE menu cannot be displayed during PS4 gameplay on PS5 consoles.

  • Can I play PS4 games on PS5 via Remote Play?

  • Yes, Remote Play from PS4 to PS5 and PS Now streaming are supported. The benefit of streaming is that you can save your storage space on PS5. Please note that PS4 games will not leverage PS5鈥檚 Game Boost through streaming.

  • Can you transfer data from PS4 to PS5?

  • You can transfer digital games and game data from a PS4 console to a PS5 console using WiFi data transfer. You can access PS4 games and game data on a PS5 console directly from a compatible USB storage drive that you may already be using with a PS4.

  • Can you play PS4 games on PS5 with Blu-ray?

  • PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive You can play digital versions of your compatible PS4 games you downloaded from PlayStation Store on PS4, PS5, web or PlayStation mobile app. You can also use physical PS4 game discs.