However, reloading PS4 games on PS5 is only a method of transferring current generation games to the next generation, where local wi-fi transfer and external storage are both confirmed as a means of moving compatible games across generations. That leaves the possibility that PT can still be played (and preserved on a new generation of consoles), and that̵
That said, Sony has not included PT on the short list of games that are definitely not backwards compatible on the PS5. We have contacted Sony to get a comment on this and whether PT could work using data transfer methods.
It’s another step in the messy timeline for PT and Silent Hills – a timeline that has helped make the game a modern gaming urban legend.
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