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SIE Santa Monica Studio also said on Monday that God of War will be playable at up to 60fps on the next-gen console.
The studio recently teased plans to release a God of War follow-up for PS5 in 2021.
Unlike previous entries in the long-running series, which were inspired by Greek mythology, 2018’s series reboot is loosely based on Norse mythology.
It was a critical and commercial success, winning multiple Game of the Year awards and selling over 10 million copies.
Multiple first-party PS4 games have been quietly updated in recent weeks including God of War and God of War 3 Remastered, possibly in preparation for backward compatibility support on PS5. The Last of Us: Remastered has reportedly had its load times drastically improved by a recent patch.
Sony recently explained how game transfers and game saves work between PS4 and PS5. Transferring PS4 saves to the PS5 version of the same game is down to individual developers, meaning the ability to do so will vary title by title.