Here’s How to transfer data from PS4 to PS5, Sony’s next-generation console. Thus, PlayStation 5 goes on sale in Spain on December 19, 2020, the date on which we can already acquire the new console that will replace the current PlayStation 4. Therefore, many PlayStation users will want to know how to transfer their personal information from the old console to the new one. Luckily, Sony has already shared the different options so that new PS5 players can transfer their data from the old console to the new one, without fear of losing anything. and in a way that is as comfortable as it is direct. Don’t miss out on all the options on how to transfer your data from PS4 to PS5 step by step.
How to transfer data from PS4 to PS5
Here are the different options to transfer your data from PlayStation 4 to PlayStation 5 :
- Connect your PS4 and your PS5 to the same WiFi network.
- Connect your PS4 external storage drive to your PS5.
- Log into your PS5 with the account created on your PS4. You can transfer data such as game history and trophies, as well as profile and friend information. However, it is necessary to update your PS5 console to the latest software version.
On the other hand, it will also be possible to transfer digital games downloaded from the PS Store, game data (updates and downloadable content) and saved games of your games from your PS4 console to your new PS5 console through a LAN cable or through the same network WiFi.
Also, if you already have digital games and PS4 game data stored on an external storage drive via USB, you can use that same drive as external PS5 storage.
Finally, if you are a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can sync your game saves to the PlayStation cloud to import them to PS5 when you log in, so you won’t need any external drive for saved game migration.
Also, read: step by step guide on ps5 setup