Sony promises that most PS4 games can be played on PS5
Sony revealed more details of backward compatibility support for PlayStation 4 (PlayStation 4) games with the new (PlayStation 5) PlayStation 5 platform.
The Japanese technology giant said:
The PlayStation 5 platform will support more than 4,000 games from the PlayStation 4 platform, a number Sony says:
It represents the “vast majority.”
Although the vast majority of PlayStation 4 games will work in the PlayStation 5,
Sony warned that “some PlayStation 4 games may show errors or unexpected behavior when running on the PlayStation 5 platform.” Also,
some functions in PlayStation 4 games may not be available on PlayStation 5.
It is not clear which games will be affected by bugs or functionality issues, but Sony has mentioned 10 PlayStation 4 games that will not work on the PlayStation 5 at all.
DWVR, Afro Samurai 2 Revenge of Kuma Volume One, TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2, Just Deal With It !, Shadow Complex Remastered,
Robinson: The Journey, and We Sing, Hitman Go: Definitive Edition, Shadwen, and Joe’s Diner.
There are also some compatibility limitations with previous versions of PlayStation 4 games on the PlayStation 5 platform.
The sharing menu cannot be displayed within PS4 games running on PlayStation 5, and screenshots will have to be created using the Create button on the DualSense controller.
Then the tournaments feature of the PlayStation 4 is also not compatible with the PlayStation 5, and this applies to direct applications within the game or the second screen,
applications accompanying the games
Sony says: “Selected PlayStation 4 games” will also work with the Game Boost feature in the PlayStation 5,
which will make old PlayStation 4 games run at higher frame rates. Sony did not provide a list of games that will support this feature yet.