Sony details limits of PS5 backward compatibility

first_imgSony details limits of PS5 backward compatibility10 PS4 titles including Hitman Go and Afro Samurai 2 will not play on PS5, while new PS5 HD Camera won’t work in place of PS4’s PlayStation CameraBrendan SinclairManaging EditorFriday 9th October 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleSony Interactive EntertainmentSony today offered a bit more detail on the limits of the PlayStation 5’s backwards compatibility, including a list of 10 PS4 games that won’t work on the new system.The complete list of “PS4 Only” games follows below:DWVRAfro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma Volume OneTT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2Just Deal With It! Shadow Complex RemasteredRobinson: The JourneyWe SingHitman Go: Definitive EditionShadwenJoe’s DinerSony noted that the PS4 has a library of more than 4,000 games, making the incompatible titles account for less than one quarter of 1% of the past generation system’s offerings.Related JobsSenior VFX Artist Remote Spain UK & Europe Big PlanetBuild Engineer – Games – Cheshire, England UK & Europe Big PlanetSenior Unity Programmers F2P Mobile Games Turkey Turkey Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games However, performance may vary title to title, and Sony has recommended players try to boot and play PS4 games on the PS5 to ensure they run acceptably before buying any add-ons they intend to use on the new hardware.As for accessories, Sony said officially supported PS4 controllers and game pads will only work when playing PS4 games on the PS5, while PS4 specialty controllers like racing wheels and fight sticks should work with PS4 and PS5 games.Finally, Sony notes the PS 5 HD Camera accessory is not compatible with PS4 games, so players will need to use a PS4 PlayStation Camera (and adaptor) to play PS4 titles that rely on it, like PSVR games.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesSony’s cross-play deal seems a smart solution to a complex problem | OpinionThe royalty Sony and Epic agreed to open up cross-play on PlayStation has caused anger – but it’s a nuanced response to the growing complexity of the industry’s revenue modelsBy Rob Fahey 4 days agoSony facing lawsuit over PlayStation Store exclusivityPlatform holder stopped allowing third party stores to sell digital downloads in 2019By Danielle Partis 5 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img

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