Sony reveals list of PS4 games that will not be backwards compatible with PS5
Among backward compatible games, some may not have all the features available on the new console, however
A Sony revealed through its official support page which games will be PlayStation 4 that are not backward compatible with the company’s new generation console.
In addition to the list, the post includes a number of details about how games on the company’s current console will work on PlayStation 5 – including processing improvements that players can expect from old titles on the new console.
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According to Sony, the “overwhelming majority” of the more than 4,000 games already released for PlayStation 4 can be played on PlayStation 5.
There is, however, a list of titles that will not be compatible – and that will have a “playable only on PS4” tag in their listings within the PlayStation Store. See below:
- 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
- We Sing
- Hitman Go: Definitive Edition
- Joe’s Diner
Although only ten games will not be backwards compatible with PlayStation 5, Sony points out that some other PlayStation 4 games may have some of their features unavailable on the new console. “In addition, some PS4 games may experience errors or unexpected behavior when played on PS5 consoles,” warns Sony.
On the other hand, the manufacturer indicates that other games will be able to run with higher and smoother frame rates, taking advantage of the Game Boost on PlayStation 5.
“Before buying add-ons to play your PS4 games on PS5 consoles, try to boot and play your PS4 games on your PS5 console to see if you are satisfied with the gaming experience,” suggests Sony in the post.
The post also details how players can play PlayStation 4 titles on physical media on the new console – which may require downloading an update – and how digital games can be streamed between consoles.
There is also information about some backward compatibility limitations, including not being able to use the PlayStation 5 Share menu with PlayStation 4 games.
In Brazil, the PlayStation 5 will be released on November 19 and arrives with prices from R $ 4,499. On November 12, the island will reach seven markets: the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.