With the release of the PlayStation 5, we will have many news multiplayer games to play with friends to look forward to over the next generation, experiences that will likely have us hunched over with our DualSense in our hands for hours at a time. But what if not all of your friends are making the upgrade? Luckily, there are plenty of PS4 games that will provide cross-play with PS5.
The following list consists of not only games that will be available as PS5 games, but also those that that will be backwards compatible when you insert your PS4 discs or load your PS4 app from your PS5. There are quite a few cross-play games to play with friends, though this list is sure to start growing more and more over the coming months and years.
We’ve highlighted the free PS4 and PS5 cross-play games in bold.
Will I Need PlayStation Plus For PS4 and PS5 Cross-Play?
It will depend on whether the game is free-to-play or not. Check the list above for all of those games.
All free-to-play games on PS4 and PS5 can be played online with others without subscribing to PlayStation Plus, though you do often get free cosmetics for doing so. This is something that Sony have kept consistent since the launch of the PlayStation 4.
However, if you have already bought a game, such as Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, you will then have to also subscribe to PlayStation Plus to play online with others.
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