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NHL 23 PS4 to PS5 upgrade explained

Want to know how the NHL PS4 to PS5 upgrade works? Here is what you need to know to grab that enhanced version of the game on PlayStation

NHL 23 PS4 To PS5 Upgrade: A player can be seen skating

Wondering how the NHL 23 PS4 to PS5 upgrade works? Curious if you can even get it with your version of the game. Well, this guide will touch on all you need to know about the Dual Entitlement program from EA for NHL 23.

As with all of EA’s sports games during this cross-generation period, the NHL 23 PS4 to PS5 upgrade isn’t the easiest and it will require you to spend a bit more money. And, compared to FIFA and NHL, that extra money is a fair bit more than you would need to spend for those games.

So, to see why you have to fork over that extra cash, read on below for an explanation of how the upgrade works.

NHL 23 PS4 to PS5 upgrade explained

To get the NHL 23 PS4 to PS5 upgrade you will need to purchase the X-Factor Edition of the game, which gives you both versions of the game. Those who purchase the standard edition, will not be able to grab that upgrade and will need to repurchase the game on the PS5.

The upgrade can be obtained at any point by going to the PlayStation Store and choosing the three dots and selecting the PS5 upgrade. If you have a disc version of the game, you will need to keep a hold of that disk and put it in your console in order to play the PS5 version of the game.

As always, this isn’t ideal as the price difference between the standard edition and the X-Factor Edition is pretty sizeable, even for an EA game.

But, now that you know how the NHL 23 PS4 to PS5 upgrade works, you can continue to play online thanks to crossplay. In addition, you can also work on your HUT team by grabbing some of the highest player ratings cards in NHL 23.