PS5 Will Be Backwards Compatible with '99 Percent' of PS4 Games

Sony Interactive Leisure CEO and President Jim Ryan has said that “99 p.c” of the “1000’s” of PlayStation four video games its examined shall be playable on PlayStation five by means of backwards compatibility.

Talking to The Washington Publish, Ryan additionally mentioned Sony’s new PS Plus Assortment, which is able to be offering “18 PS4 first-party titles for obtain to subscribers to the PlayStation on-line provider.”

Ryan endured to mention that he “expects as much as 4 years for the PlayStation four’s anticipated lifestyles span.”

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“The PS4 neighborhood will proceed to be extremely essential to us for 3 or 4 years,” Ryan stated. “Many will transition to PS5, we are hoping if we do our process smartly, however tens of thousands and thousands will nonetheless be engaged with the PS4.”

This dedication to PS4 used to be echoed with Sony’s announcement that Spider-Guy: Miles Morales, Sackboy a Giant Journey, and Horizon Forbidden West may even release on PS4.

Alternatively, this determination does appear to head in opposition to Ryan’s earlier remark that he used to be now not considering making PS4 variations of PS5 video games.

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This interview adopted the PlayStation five Exhibit match that exposed the associated fee and liberate date of the PS5, Ultimate Myth XVI, a sequel to 2018’s God of Conflict, Hogwarts Legacy, and so a lot more.

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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN. You’ll observe him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.

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