Backward compatibility is "incredibly powerful" to bring players to next genes.
Sony suggested exploring PlayStation 5 cross-gene playback with PlayStation 4 thanks to backward compatibility in its next-generation console.
During a Sony Investor Relations Day 201
Deputy Director of Sony Interactive Entertainment John Kodera said through a translator: "Having compatibility is a positive thing. Not only can a game be played on the next-generation console, the cross generation community can enjoy the games together … overpower it Compatibility has a very important role to play. "
Prior to this quote, President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment Jim Ryan commented on PS5's backward compatibility and said," Backward compatibility in a network time is something incredibly powerful. The gaming environment is by its very nature, backward compatibility allows us to migrate that community from PlayStation 4 to the next gene, using the ability to play the PS4 games they have on their next generation console [with] groups of 10, 20, 50 players We see this in view of the size of the community that we have been able to accumulate on these PS4s all these years. about a really critical success factor for us – we think it's really important. "
Prior to this Q&A, a video of Sony's next-generation console performance was demonstrated and shows its loading times over the PS4's. This video asked many fan questions about PS5, including price, exploitation of an SSD and much more.
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