After much confusion, an about-face by Sony verifies you can, in reality, upgrade the PS4 version of _ Horizon Forbidden West _ to the PS5 version completely free.

All of it started last week when Sony initially revealed the preorders for _ Horizon Forbidden West _ had gone real-time. Nevertheless, upgrading to the PS5 version from the PS4 version did not drop under what Sony labels Twin Entitlement which would provide you both variations of the game.

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Sony likewise described numerous various versions of _ Horizon Forbidden West _ readily available for preorder including the Special Version, Digital Deluxe Version, Enthusiast’s Version, as well as Regalla Version. However the little bit which touched a nerve was the reality that upgrading from the PS4 variation to the PS5 version would certainly set you back cash.

This was especially baffling after Sony had devoted in 2015 to providing complimentary upgrades for their cross-gen titles. This consisted of _ Horizon Forbidden West. _ Jim Ryan, Sony Head Of State as well as Chief Executive Officer, took to the PlayStation Blogand provided a statement (focus Sony),.

Oddly, nonetheless, Sony’s Frequently Asked Question keeps in mind Double Entitlement does not apply to the Criterion and Scandal sheets specifically, despite Ryan’s statement making no such difference (focus Sony).

Ryan takes place to keep in mind progressing, all first-party special cross-gen titles (physical and electronic) will currently set you back PS4 proprietors $10 to upgrade to the PS5 variation.

_ Horizon Forbidden West _ is slated for release on PS4 and also PS5 on February 18, 2022.