PS5 Backwards Compatibility With PS4 Nonetheless In The Works

So Sony simply introduced and confirmed the Sony PlayStation 5’s launch date for the vacation season of 2020. The issue with upgrading consoles is that it implies that older video games on earlier gen consoles could be out of date, or not less than that was an issue previously. What Microsoft has finished was introduce backwards compatibility, and now it appears like Sony is following of their footsteps.

In line with a report from Famitsu, plainly Sony remains to be engaged on guaranteeing 100% backwards compatibility with the PS4. When requested about backwards compatibility, Sony was quoted as saying (translated by DualShockers’ Iyane Agossah), “Our improvement crew is presently exhausting at work to be able to make 100% backward compatibility with PS4 attainable. Please await additional info.”

The concept of backwards compatibility was initially revealed earlier this 12 months in an article by WIRED, the place Sony’s Mark Cerny confirmed that the PS5 could be backwards suitable with the PS4. Nonetheless, this function was not talked about in Sony’s current announcement, main some to marvel if the function could possibly be launched in time or if it might come at a later date by a software program replace.

That being stated, Sony has greater than a 12 months to go earlier than the PS5 is launched, which implies that there’s loads of time for them to work on the function. Hopefully we’ll have extra particulars quickly, however that is excellent news for PS4 house owners who don’t need their library of video games to go to waste.

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