Video game news 9/29/20: Digital PlayStation 5 game preorders are live, Miles Morales PS4 save transfers to PS5, EA Play in Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky 5 million sales

It’s been yet another eventful day in the world of video games, so let’s jump into today’s biggest stories. Earlier in the day, many of PlayStation 5’s exclusive games became available for preorder digitally through Sony directly, including Demon’s Souls and Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Speaking of Spider-Man, Insomniac Games also confirmed that you will be able to transfer your PlayStation 4 Miles Morales saves to PlayStation 5, with more details to be shared around launch. And there’s more where that came from. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Sept. 29, 2020.

Digital PS5 Games Are Now Available to Preorder Through Sony Directly, Including Demon’s Souls

Today, many of the PlayStation 5’s most anticipated exclusives became available to preorder directly through Sony. Here are some of the games you can preorder digitally for PS5 right now:

You’ll notice that each game features at least one enhanced edition that comes with extra goodies, such as the Demon’s Souls Digital Deluxe Edition. This particular version comes with a slew of in-game items to help get you started on the right foot, as well as the soundtrack. Check each link above to see which editions are available, and check out our coverage today of Sackboy‘s new trailer and special editions.

The Legend of Heroes: Trails Series Has Surpassed 5 Million Copies Sold Worldwide

Developer Nihon Falcom today announced that The Legend of Heroes: Trails series has surpassed 5 million copies sold worldwide. The first game in the series, The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky, launched for PC in 2004 and was ported years later to PSP. The most recent entry, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV, released in Japan in 2018 and will be coming out for PlayStation 4 across other territories before the end of 2020, with PC and Nintendo Switch ports to follow in 2021.

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Story Trailer Gives Us a Deeper Look at Its Plot

Ubisoft released a new story trailer for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla today, and it gives us the best look at the game’s plot thus far. In it, you can see the main character, Eivor, interacting with many of the game’s characters — along with a glimpse at some of the enemies you’ll encounter throughout your journey. Much of what we’ve seen of Valhalla so far has focused on gameplay, so it’s refreshing to see bits and pieces of the game’s narrative in the latest trailer. You can check it out below.

EA Play Will Join Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in November

We finally know when EA Play will join Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and its release date makes a lot of sense. As announced on Twitter today, EA Play will come to Xbox on Nov. 10 — alongside the release of the Xbox Series X and S consoles. EA Play is the publisher’s take on the subscription-based model, offering many of its most popular games for a monthly fee. And now, Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will gain access to those games at no additional cost.

Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ PS4 Saves Will Be Transferable to PS5

Although your saves in Marvel’s Spider-Man won’t be transferable from PS4 to PS5, Insomniac Games has confirmed that cross-save will be enabled for Spider-Man: Miles Morales — meaning you’ll be able to bring your saves from the PS4 version to PS5. This news comes by way of a tweet from the developer in response to a fan. Insomniac said that “you will be able to transfer your save to PS5. We’ll share details closer to launch.” It’s unclear when we’ll get more information about it (and why this same method won’t work with the original game), but at least you won’t have to start from scratch in Miles Morales if you plan on upgrading from PS4 to PS5.

Joseph Yaden
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