The PS5 will play everything?

The PS5 will play everything?

February 20, 2019 10 By mattdoylemedia

So, MYMBuzz posted an article containing an interesting rumour regarding the PS5. The basic gist is that Sony have filed a patent for a process that allows the next-gen CPU of the machine to interpret previous hardware. What this means is that the machine would potentially be able to play games designed for the PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4!

The linked article goes into a little more detail than I am, but that’s the key point. I’ve gotta say, if that turns out to be true, it would make the PS5 the first console in many years that I could justify buying when new. I still have plenty of PS1, 2 and 3 games but no PS4 (due to the lack of backwards compatibility), and would love to be able to use them all on one machine.

What about yourselves though? Does this level of backwards compatibility excite you? Let me know in the comments below.

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