A PlayStation 5 model of final yr’s greatest darts-throwing recreation is out in the present day in Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, which makes that door look prettier (and gives some different snazzy enhancements too, I suppose). Factor is, upgrading from the PS4 to the PS5 model isn’t precisely a no brainer.
Should you already personal a digital model of Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake, you may see Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade—and its deluxe version—listed as “unavailable” within the PlayStation Retailer. Huh?
The precise model you’re on the lookout for (there are 5 listings on the shop proper now) is “FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE improve for PS4 model homeowners,” which is each extraordinarily loud and likewise a mouthful. Truthfully, simply punch in “improve” on the storefront and the verison you’re on the lookout for ought to pop up someplace close to the highest. Should you personal a digital copy of the sport, it must be listed at zero bucks. Obtain away.
Crucially, upgrading to Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade doesn’t grant free entry to the bonus chapter starring Yuffie. That’s obtainable piecemeal for $20. You’ll see it listed as “unavailable” within the PlayStation retailer till you undergo with the improve.
As with all cross-gen video games, it’s all too simple as well up—and even by accident obtain—the PS4 model whereas making an attempt to play the PS5 one. Hold a watch out for a “PS4” written out in light-weight font subsequent to the sport’s title. Should you see that, click on on the three-dot menu under the tile and change to PS5. You realize you’re enjoying a PS5 recreation if no platform is written out subsequent to the title.
You do not want to have the PS4 model put in in your PS5 to say Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. Additionally of word: As our colleagues at Kotaku Australia level out, if you happen to claimed Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake through PS Plus, you received’t be eligible to improve without cost.
What if I personal Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake on disc?
Don’t fear. You may nonetheless nab the free improve. You’ll simply A) want a PS5 mannequin with a disc drive (clearly) and B) must pop the disc in each time you wish to play.
A fancy improve path isn’t the one wave to rock in the present day’s launch of Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade. As a substitute of a seamless save knowledge switch course of—such as you’d discover with a next-gen improve on Xbox Sequence X/S, due to that platform’s “Sensible Supply” characteristic—you first need to add your save recordsdata one by one from the PS4 model. Then, it’s important to repeat the method in reverse from the PS5 model.
Ultimate Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is unique to PS5 for “no less than” six months.