On September 17, it was announced Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered for PlayStation 5 after the event where the release date and price from the console. The announcement stated that the remastering of Spider-Man is tied to the “Ultimate Edition” (79,99 ) of Spider-Man: Miles Morales. After several days of doubts, Sony has confirmed in a statement sent to Kotaku than neither can be purchased separately nor be free for those who have the original game on PS4.
The only way to get Spider-Man Remastered be to get hold of a copy of Ultimate Edition as of November 19 (November 12 in Mexico, the United States, Japan and other territories). Insomniac Games confirm there is no cross progress: the game of PS4 will not happen to remastering.
Yes, players who buy the standalone title or standalone Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PlayStation 4 can free upgrade to PS5 version when they get this console. Also, they can upgrade to the Ultimate Edition (and therefore get Spider-Man Remastered) for 20 (the price difference between the Standard and Ultimate edition of the game).
Finally, Marvel’s Spider-Man from PS4 be backward compatible with PlayStation 5The remastering graphical enhancements that we haven’t seen in motion yet will not apply though. PS5 be Backward compatible with 99% of PS4 games. You can read the official statement from Sony Interactive Entertainment below:
“Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered is an improved version of Marvel’s Spider-Man and is included as part of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition for the PlayStation 5. In addition, players who purchase Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PlayStation 4 can upgrade at no additional cost to the PS5 version of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and can take advantage of a paid upgrade to download Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered“.
“There are no plans at this time to offer Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered individually. Players with a copy of Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4 can buy Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition to experiment Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered and PS5. Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4 will also be backwards compatible on PS5. “