PS4 Spider-Man: Miles Morales Save Data Transferable To PlayStation 5

Spider-Man: Miles Morales will be launched simultaneously on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 and Sony has confirmed that players will be able to bring their current-gen save data to the next-gen console.

Earlier this month, Sony also announced that several of its biggest PlayStation 5 games – including Spider-Man: Miles Morales – will also be released on the PlayStation 4, and players will be able to upgrade them to their next-gen versions for free.

There haven’t been any detailed announcements about Spider-Man: Miles Morales yet, however, fans already have an idea of what to expect of the game. The game is a direct sequel to the 2018 Marvel’s Spider-Man and will have a lot of similar features.

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The two games have so much in common that when Spider-Man: Miles Morales was revealed, fans were confused if it was a new game or an expansion for the original game. While Sony has already confirmed that Spider-Man: Miles Morales will be a standalone title, it looks like its gameplay will be similar to its predecessor but with a new hero with his own unique spider powers.

Now, Sony has also confirmed that players who played Spider-Man: Miles Morales on the PlayStation 4 and would later want to switch to its next-gen version can transfer their save data. However, this will not work on the remastered version of the 2018 Spider-Man game.

Insomniac Games, the developer for both Spider-Man games, announced on Twitter today that PlayStation 4 save data can be carried over to the PlayStation 5 and more details will be shared by the studio soon.

It’s uncertain whether current and next-gen editions of Spider-Man: Miles Morales can openly share save data, which will enable true cross-progression however, players will at least have to switch from the PlayStation 4 to the PlayStation 5 at least once.

This is great news for players who will not be able to purchase the PlayStation 5 during its release this year, which based on recent news, will be quite a lot of players. The start of the PlayStation 5 preorders has been a disaster, with plenty of fans who wanted to purchase Sony’s next-gen consoles seem like they will be left with nothing on release day.

Traffic from fans who wanted to get a PlayStation 5 have crashed the websites of retailers when preorders started to become available and the sad thing is several preorders have been cancelled or pushed back to a next year delivery because of low stock of the next-gen consoles.

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Now, fans who were not fortunate enough to preorder a PlayStation 5 know that they can at least begin Spider-Man: Miles Morales on the PlayStation 4 and then upgrade later to a PlayStation 5 without any additional expenses or forcing them to start the game all over again.

As a flagship PlayStation 5 game, it looks like Spider-Man: Miles Morales is receiving the best treatment from Sony. While it might be too soon to know for sure, it does make sense that the game could serve as a display of technical excellence for the PlayStation 5 thus making Sony committed to turning it into the best experience probable for both early buyers and latecomer.

Christian Allen Tandoc
Christian Allen Tandoc is a frantic writer, blogger, and ghostwriter. He quit his office job as an Applications Engineer for the love of writing. When he’s not working, he’s either playing with his PS4 or his 1-year old daughter.

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