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Death Stranding Director’s Cut PS5 Upgrade Only Costs A Fiver

Sony has announced owners of Death Stranding on PS4 will be able to upgrade to the PS5 version this week for just £5! Now that’s a bargain!

When it was announced that Death Stranding: Director’s Cut would be coming to PS5, only the US upgrade cost was announced. That price was $10. Many of us assumed in the UK that our upgrade fee might be £10 or even £7-£8 (closer to the conversion rate). However, the PS4 to PS5 upgrade fee is even cheaper than we expected.

To upgrade Death Stranding from PS4 to PS5 costs just £5, which is an absolute bargain in my book. In most cases, upgrades might be free or £10. Some can cost in the region of £20-£30 such as Ghost of Tsushima: Director’s Cut. Which to be fair, the new-gen upgrade cost for Ghost of Tsushima does include the Iki Island expansion and more.


£5 is a great deal!

Some might argue that the Death Stranding new-gen upgrade should be free, but let’s examine the value of the £5 fee. Not only does the new-gen version of Death Stranding include new missions, gameplay improvements, modes, and much more. But the £5 fee even upgrades you to the Digital Deluxe.

What does the Digital Deluxe Edition include?

The Death Stranding: Director’s Cut Digital Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Additional in-game suit colours
  • New in-game power glove colours
  • New in-game BB Pod options
  • Additional in-game backpack patches
  • Digital mini Art Book + OST app
  • Avatar set
Credit: Sony/Kojima Productions

What if I own the physical copy of Death Stranding, will I still get the same upgrade?

Yes, you will. You will just need to insert your Death Stranding PS4 disc to download the new-gen upgrade and you will need to disc each time you play.


The Death Stranding: Director’s Cut PS5 upgrade will be available this Friday on September 24th. Are you happy with the upgrade fee for Death Stranding: Director’s Cut? Let us know across our social media channels.

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Featured Image Credit: Sony/Kojima Productions