For the reason that PlayStation 5 launched final November, free PS4 to PS5 upgrades have been pretty widespread as builders re-release their titles with enhancements for the brand new technology. The one downside has been should you personal a bodily copy of a PS4 sport, you would need to additionally purchase the PS5 system with a disc drive with the intention to qualify for the free improve — that’s till now. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is the primary sport we’re conscious of that lets you improve from the bodily PS4 version to a digital model on PS5, which means you possibly can nonetheless freely qualify for the current-gen journey even in case you have a discless system.
There’s a course of connected to this free improve, however it appears value it if you wish to avoid wasting money. You basically have to validate your buy of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order with EA after which it can ship you a digital code to redeem on PS5. To get issues began, you could head on over to the EA Help website and choose PS5 as your platform of alternative. Then choose the primary choice labelled “Codes and promotions”, after which “Exchange disc with code”. You may then be prompted to fill out a type with a proof of buy connected to it — we assume a screenshot of both a bodily receipt or on-line order affirmation will suffice.
The shape states an EA advisor will deal with your question inside 72 hours, so whereas you’ll have to attend a number of days for the code to return by, it is higher than double-dipping. So, regardless of EA dropping this PS5 version without any fanfare by any means, it really appears to have carried out a very good job of constructing it a easy course of. Not solely can bodily PS4 house owners seize a free digital copy on PS5, however the port has also circumvented the awkward save transfer process. You may merely obtain your PS4 save from PS Plus cloud storage or a USB stick and the PS5 model will recognise it right away. Why cannot all PS4 to PS5 upgrades be this straightforward?