24 May 2021 10:29 PM +00:00

Spider-Man PS4 save files will transfer to PS5 after all

Sony and Insomniac have heard players’ feedback, and it’s pretty good news all around for fans of the Marvel’s Spider-Man series this week.

In a new blog post published on Monday, Sony announced that players who purchase Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PS4 will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version free whenever they purchase the newer console.

If you’re buying a physical copy, just make sure you plan on getting the PS5 with a disc drive; you’ll need it to access the free next-gen upgrade.

And if you decide to upgrade your purchase of Miles Morales to the Ultimate Edition later — after you get a PS5, say — you can do so for just $20 extra. This gives you access to Spider-Man Remastered, a completely PS5-optimized version of Insomniac’s 2018 masterpiece.

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One of the biggest complaints about Remastered, specifically, has been that folks wouldn’t be able to transfer their existing PS4 saves over to the new version; Insomniac wants to make those people happy, too.

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“We have heard you. In an upcoming update for Spider-Man PS4, we will add the ability to export your save to Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered,” the developer announced in a tweet on Monday.

“This update will also add the three new suits from Remastered to the PS4 game. We expect to bring you this update around Thanksgiving.”

Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Spider-Man Remastered, and the Sony PlayStation 5 are all set to launch on Thursday, November 12.