The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan is one of the games that have been available on PlayStation Plus, but cannot be upgraded to its PS5 version for free.
The PlayStation Plus Essentials games for the month of October have already been officially announced, so the three titles that will be part of the subscription service’s catalog are already known from next October 4. In terms of step months, if you have been claiming the games that PlayStation Plus offers, you will have in your library of The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan, the work of Supermassive Games, which was present during the month of July. It has recently been announced that the title has a update for ps5but if you downloaded it from the subscription service there is bad news.
And it is that, as has happened on other occasions with this type of video game offered on PlayStation Plus, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan is prevented from being upgraded for free to its PS5 version. The most notorious case in this regard was that of Final Fantasy VII Remake, which prevented this same process, making it impossible to play the Yuffie DLC included in the Intergrade without first paying for it. In this way, with Man of Medan the process is repeated and If you want to enjoy the improvements included in the recently announced version of PS5, you will have to go through the box despite already having the game in its PS4 version.
Therefore, It seems that this tonic will be something habitual on the part of PlayStationso if you have titles from PlayStation Plus, keep in mind that it is very likely that you will not be able to update it to the new generation version without paying the corresponding value.
PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium games already have an announcement date
Once the PlayStation Plus Essentials games have been announced, It is time to wait to know the titles that will be present in the Extra and Premium modes during the month of October. At the moment none of them are known, but what is already known is the date on which the announcement will take place if everything follows the usual process of the Japanese company in this regard, the next October 12 °.
Thus, the games in the PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium catalog would be updated on October 18 with the titles that are announced at that time.