Ratchet and Clank to Get a PS5 Update Next Month

Published 03/30/2021, 12:45 AM EDT


Ratchet & Clank has been an iconic first-party franchise for PlayStation from the house of Insomniac Games. The house that brought us insane titles like Spider-Man: Miles Morales and its predecessor, Marvel’s Spider-Man, delivered a banger with the 2016 remake of the original Ratchet & Clank franchise. Moreover, the latest title in the franchise was among the first games that Sony used to showcase the prowess of the powerful hardware that features in the PS5.

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While demonstrating the seamless gameplay on PS5, Jim Ryan used Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart to show just how the new-gen console from Sony aims at revolutionizing gameplay. For instance, in Rift Apart, players will not experience any loading times whatsoever. They will be able to teleport seamlessly from world to world with minimal rendering downtime.

This one is, beyond doubt, one of the most popular titles from Insomniac Games. Yesterday, the official Twitter handle of the company posted some exciting news for fans of the PlayStation exclusive RPG. The 2016 remake of the classic RPG is about to get a PS5 update this month!

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Ratchet & Clank is getting a PS5 update and more in April

Players will finally be able to enjoy this title in the best way imaginable, thanks to the insanely powerful hardware of Sony’s new-gen console. They will be able to play Ratchet & Clank in 60 FPS following the April PS5 update. Those who already own the physical or digital copies of the title will receive this update for free when it rolls out. Furthermore, this update will also be available to those who play the game as part of the PS Plus collection.

Now, here is the best part. From now until the 31st of this month at 8 PM PT / 11 PM ET, this 2016 remake will be available for free. This is part of Sony’s “Play at Home” initiative. Players will not need a PS Plus subscription to be a part of this.

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Well, the PS5 update for the game could not have come at a better time as we await the release of the PS5-exclusive Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. Rift Apart will hit the console on the 11th of June.

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Samyarup Chowdhury is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since June 2020. An avid gamer since his childhood, Samyarup has played many titles such as GTA Vice City, IGI, and FIFA, among others. Currently, he is a rather defensive fan of Valorant and the Assassin's Creed franchise.

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