One of the new features introduced with Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation 5 console is that it will have backwards compatibility with a majority of games from the last generation. While this has been a trend with Microsoft’s Xbox consoles, this is a first from Sony.
Taking full advantage of this, PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to take advantage of the PlayStation Plus Collection, a curated library of PlayStation 4 games which can be played on the PlayStation 5 at no additional cost. With games in its line-up including Batman Arkham Knight, Bloodborne, Fallout 4, God of War, Monster Hunter World, Persona 5 and more, the idea is for this (at the current time) is for it to feature games “that defined the generation”.
What sets this apart from the monthly games is that these are expected to be a more permanent fixture to the PlayStation Plus library while the monthly games are rotated in and out.
Sony Interactive Entertainment has listed the 20 games which will be available as part of the PlayStation Plus Collection at launch, all of which will see improvements to loading speeds and framerates from their PS4 versions.
From Sony Interactive Entertainment: Worldwide Studios:
- Days Gone
- Detroit: Become Human
- God of War
- Infamous Second Son
- Ratchet and Clank
- The Last Guardian
- The Last of Us Remastered
- Until Dawn
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
From Third-Party Publishers and Developers:
- Batman: Arkham Knight
- Battlefield 1
- Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Zombies Chronicles Edition
- Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
- Fallout 4
- Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition
- Monster Hunter: World
- Mortal Kombat X
- Persona 5
- Resident Evil 7 biohazard