Latest PS5 update fixes issues with PS4 discs installing older version of games

Latest PS5 update fixes issues with PS4 discs installing older version of games

Digit NewsDesk  | Published on 04 Feb 2021

The PS5 has launched in India and gamers are proudly showing off their consoles on social media. But there have been a few issues with the PS5 installing old game versions through PS4 discs. That has now been fixed with the PS5 system update 20.02-02.50.00. The fix stops PS4 discs installing older game versions after those games have already been upgraded. As far as India is concerned, that is a bit of an issue. With only the Disc Edition being released in the country. Gamers in India can only play games using discs, so that is a bit of an issue. 

With this fix, though, PS5 owners can now have a seamless experience playing the upgraded versions of their PS4 games.  PS4 disc for games like Dirt 5, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, deliver a native free next-gen experience. You can head on over to the official blog for the full system changelog. 

Here are the changes in the PS5 System Update Version 20.02-02.50.00

  • This system software update improves system performance. 
  • In rare cases, the PS4 version of a game would install from the disc after you upgraded to and installed the PS5 version. Now, when you insert the PS4 game disc, the PS4 version won't install unexpectedly. 
  • You can now select and edit video clips using Share Factory Studio from your media gallery.

There is no word on when and if the Digital Edition of the PS5 will be launched in India. As of right now, only the Disc Edition of the PS5 is available in India. In fact, if you’ve already installed the update, here are a few PS4 games you should revisit on the PS5. And, if you’ve just got your console, here are 5 things you should do as soon as you turn it on. 


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