Will PS4 ever be backward compatible with PS3 games? “No,”says Yoshida

Sony has reiterated it has no intention of bringing backward compatibility to PlayStation 4.

Head of PlayStation Europe, Jim Ryan, said as much back in June, as did Sony Worldwide boss Shuhei Yoshida.

The earliest PS3 model was backward compatible with PS2, but wasn’t “greatly used,” according to Sony.

“PS3 is such a unique architecture, and some games made use of SPUs very well,” Yoshida said at the time. “It’s going to be super challenging to do so. I never say never, but we have no plans.”

At Paris Games Week, Yoshida once again said Sony didn’t have plans to include backward compatibility, by stating “no” when asked.

So, there we have it then.

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Source: http://www.vg247.com/2015/10/28/ps4-not-backward-compatible-with-ps3/


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Would be pretty cool to play all the old PS3 games on the PS4. Hopefully they change there mind.


Don't see why they dont do this but whatever I still have my ps3


Ok i really doubt it.
Its play station.


That's why I didn't get rid of my old console. :)


Eli This sucks for PSN users.

It would be cool to play the old PS games.

some old ps games where great !!!


This sucks for PSN users.

It would be cool to play the old PS games.


Microsoft really have knocked them out the ball park.


Another thing that Playstation says they either can't or won't do.

First name changes then this, looks like Xbox is going to become the superior console again in the future years.


No,says Yoshida".

WHat do they say yes too?


I think this is going to make a big different in the Next-Gen console sales when backwards compatibility is released.

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