PS5 will not feature backward compatibility! Well, in a flow of incoming news, the news might not be such a surprise. This is applicable for PS3, PS1, PS2 games According to a Ubisoft support page. As we patiently wait for release date and pricing information, Any latest news of information regarding the upcoming console release is a tiny drop of water in a big ocean.
Ps5 Backward Compatibility Shall Support Ps4 Only
Beyond PS4, Will PlayStation 5 be backwards compatible to play classic PS3, PS2, and original PlayStation titles? , this question has been on everyone’s mind since the new console’s reveal. Unfortunately, the latest news confirms that’s not the plan, According to Ubisoft.
As each publisher seems to be taking a different approach, the question about how titles shall transition from PS4 to PS5 is clearly explained by a Ubisoft support page.
Sony has only confirmed that only some PlayStation 4 games will run on the next-generation console. This is the reason the news about non-compatibility isn’t such a big surprise.
Sony is in collaboration with developers and publishers for testing how well the entire PS4 library runs on the PS5. So, consequently, an exact number of PS4 games that shall be compatible with PS5 isn’t confirmed yet.
As completely aligning with Ubisoft’s commitment to offering free next-generation upgrades for titles like Watch Dogs: Legion and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, The post in detail explains that PS5 players will be able to play games with PS4 players online.
This year, holiday season, console launches are expected to hit. Sony has yet to unveil any details of it’s latest console release, whereas Microsoft has provided us with a release window for Xbox Series X. Both video game industry giants are keeping critical information until what seems to be the last possible moment.
On the contrast, Xbox Series X shall be backwards compatible Microsoft’s all of the original Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Xbox games.
This is not the end for Microsoft’s Xbox. Once the Series X launches, many more games are expected to be added to the backwards compatibility list.
Apparently, This news by Ubisoft could mean that either Ubisoft isn’t able to say otherwise just yet, or backwards compatibility beyond the PS4 isn’t part of Sony’s plan for its new console.
With the vague and mixed messaging and very little time until launch, it isn’t clear which PS4 titles shall be playable on PS5 at launch. It seems to be the latter.
For clarification, Sony has been approached by GameSpot.
With all-digital version as well as a regular version, The PS5 is launching this holiday season.
However, the price, exact release date and launch line-up are still to be confirmed by Sony. In fact, to be one of the first to pre-order Sony’s new console, a program has been launched where you can apply.
In PS5’s “launch window.” , Insomniac Games’ Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is said to becoming. Whereas Spider-Man: Miles Morales is also currently set to launch this holiday season.