If you buy a digital version of a game you already had on disc, it removes the requirement that you have the disc in the system to play.
You would now own the digital version of the full game plus whatever bonus content came with the digital purchase.
Can I get a digital copy of a game I already own Xbox one?
If you purchase a physical copy of a game, you would need to purchase a digital download of the game to play on the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition. However, if you own a copy of a game digitally, you can download the game to any console you choose as many times as you choose when you sign into your Xbox account.
Can you download a game if you have the disc?
You can either download the game or play it from disc. I’ve bought games from store when I’ve had the disc, and the ps4 will ask to delete the disc file from your ps4 and you will need to download the game file from the store. You will still keep your save files if you had any however.
Can I get a digital copy of a game I already own switch?
With the Nintendo Switch you can purchase and download a digital copy of a physical game you own. For most Switch games a digital copy will be able to use the game save data created by your physical copy. This will allow you to continue playing with the digital copy and you can sell/give away the physical copy.
How do I convert ps4 disc to digital?
Simply put the disc in your PS4, select the option to convert the game into a digital version. The PS4 installs the game onto your HDD, links the game and disc to your PSN account, making the disc only playable if your PSN account is logged in (with the ability to remove the disc authentication for a fee).