Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

It is reported that PS3 games will appear in the PS5 store

There are reports that some PlayStation 3 games have recently been discovered in the PS5 store, and speculation is circulating that PlayStation 5 may be even more backward compatible.

VGC Dead or Alive 5 for the PS3 game reported that it had previously redirected users to the PlayStation Now version of the game, which was briefly stated to have a list price of £ 7.99. In addition, other users have reported similar new lists for the PS3 version of Bejewelled, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, and The Two Thrones, each at their own purchase price. However, there were no games available for these prices on the PS5.

At the time of writing, IGN was unable to reproduce these findings. This could mean that this was a simple error on the PlayStation 5 store, or that this potentially incorrect initial release has been fixed.

Interestingly, these accidental lists were displayed as: Finding patents This was submitted by PS5 System Architect Mark Cerny. The patent titled “Backward Compatibility with the Use of Spoofing Clocks and Fine Particle Frequency Control” may suggest that Sony is working to bring more backward compatibility to the PS5. Social media has already begun to speculate that this patent may mean that Sony has solved at least one of the problems with bringing older PS3 titles to next-generation consoles.

If so, this will provide Sony with more catalogs after reports that the PlayStation is working on it. Create a competitor for Xbox Game Pass.. The new service, coded “Spartacus,” reports that PlayStation owners will be able to pay a monthly fee to access the game’s library, much like Microsoft’s current Xbox Game Pass service. I am.

New Sony PlayStation 5 console cover and Dual Sense colors

Of course, it may include both the latest and older games. This may mean that backward compatibility has become a higher priority for Sony in recent months.

The new Sony version of the Game Pass is said to be divided into three layers. The first tier contains the same benefits as the PlayStation Plus required for online games, and comes with a variety of free games each month. The second tier provides access to the game catalog in the same way as the game pass, and the third tier provides access to extended demos, game streaming, and larger libraries including PS1, PS2, PS3, and PSP games. includes. However, Sony has not yet confirmed the new service.

Ryan Leston is an entertainment journalist and film critic at IGN.You can follow him twitter..