Well, PlayStation 4 is missing a lot of things, but we don’t want PlayStation 5 to miss those things such as Backwards Compatibility.
seeing as the PS5 will probably remain using an x86 architecture, I think asking for backwards compatibility with the PS4 shouldn't be a hard thing to accomplish this time around.
its something hardware inside the ps4 that cant handle backwards compatibility if it was something like the software we could already have seen backwards compatibility
yeah well the PS3 architecture (Cell) is so vastly different than the PS4 (x86). Literally the only way we were getting PS3 compatibility in the PS4 would have been for them to include a Cell chip inside the system as well to handle it. Costs would have been way too high as a result. It's definitely not a need to have, so if the PS5 didn't have BC it wouldn't be the end of the world, but I think if they are sticking with the same architecture, then there really shouldn't be a reason not to include it.
It has nothing whatsoever to do with the hardware inside the PS4, it has everything to do with the eccentric hardware in the PS3...
because they'll likely stick with the x86 architecture, my guess is it'll most definitely be backwards compatible.
I like the X1X 4K Blu Ray player. Also just downloaded SSX3 from the original Xbox and it looks and plays super. Such a fun game SSX 3 is a classic! Playstation 5 hopefully will have BC!
1: Working UI where I can choose to hide stupid services like PSNOW/What's New/TV from my dash. 2: Playstation Home 2 "I know it won't happen.... But... I loved it so much...... Met so many amazing people there." 3: Better batteries in their controller. No more of this 5 hour garbage when competitors have 30 hour controllers. 4: TRUE backwards compatibility, not this Xbox shit where they select a few titles a month and add them. I wan't my entire PS4-> library on my PS account. No excuses anymore, pc has been doing it for 30+ years at a whim.
3. Better battery.... I agree, but I fully expect the new Dualshock controller to replace that fat button with a screen... So we might get a bigger battery with the same run time as now...
Why would they put a screen on the controller?
@mrshugarholic Navigate the menu while in game, add to the gaming experience... Not sure, but I can totally see them doing it, especially now that screens are dirt cheap
Yes to the battery but no on the screen...why? I mean why add a battery draining gimmick feature on the controller. As for BC, even though it would be a welcomed feature, I couldn't care less to be honest as I will be keeping my Ps4 Pro anw. A 4K blu ray drive will be a must since I'm planning to get one of those sexy LG E8 65 inch sweet OLED tvs by late 2019. That said I dont think the specs will be that much of a jump from the Pro for me to bite. Maybe the ps5 Pro will do it for me...we shall see.
And if the hardware is fast enough they might actually be able to pull off PS3 BC as well. Still have quite a few PS3 games I want to play but don't have it connected anymore at the moment... Also my controllers always have worked way longer than 5 hours on 1 charge...
FYI... plenty of PC games that do not work due to upgrading of your system. You have to bend over backwards trying to get some software to work and then trying to get it to work properly is another thing all together.
Correct me if I'm wrong but the support for external HDDs has been there for quite some time now. I haven't tested it myself yet but I'm pretty sure it works fine. I also heavily disagree about the controller paragraph. The PS4 controller is one of the best stock controllers of any console. It still has room for improvement but to say that Nintendo always had better controllers than Sony is just insane to me. My most wanted features for PS5: 1. Backwards compatibility: Really hoping for this one. I always play a lot of my old games and my PS3 just broke for the 3rd time. Would be great if they can manage to have full Playstation compatibility with the PS5. 2. Freesync. Synchronisation of Framerate and TV refresh rate (Hopefully more TV manufacturers will implement this feature as well). Results in a stutterfree gaming expirience. Devs won't need to lock games at 30fps.
"The PS4 controller is one of the best stock controllers of any console. It still has room for improvement but to say that Nintendo always had better controllers than Sony is just insane to me. " your words it's one of the best and I can somewhat agree with that but I really like the DS3 more than the DS4 and the xone controller feels better than the DS4 to me as well the DS4 feels cheap like it's made of some cheap plastic not bashing on sony but they could have done better BTW i own all three i can show proof if you need.
I wouldn't go as far as to say the Ds4 feels cheap. It's a great controller. But I absolutely love the Xbox One controller. Hands down one of the best controllers out there. Nintendo has had shit controllers since the Wii. It's a shame too because I'd love for them to do like a GameCube controller 2.0 kinda thing. Lost potential there imo.
Outside of doing continuing to have an easy platform for developers to use, I wouldn’t ask for much. 1. BC cause I’ve spent a lot of money on the indie/digital only titles this go around. 2. A 4K player. Not obviously a necessity but it would nice to not have flip from the PlayStation to Xbox to watch a 4K disc. 3. A quieter machine... my Pro continually requires me to turn up and down the volume on the tv depending on fan noise. 4. Though not a part of the system per say... but for the love of god a controller with better battery life.
The only thing this article gets right is the Backwards Compatibility situation, the rest is a bunch of nonsense or subjective to the point of ridiculousness. They think PS4 can't use external HDDs (it can and for quick access to game data). They talk about the DS4, it's one of the most comfortable controllers ever made and it has every feature you could want from an analogue controller. The system has access to Spotify for music, which is available to all PS4 users and you can listen to songs while playing games. Lastly the systems appearance, many owners like all of the PS4 designs, be it Pro, Slim or the launch model, as with anything some like the look and others don't. The fact this article gets so many things wrong proves they haven't even done the most limited level of research, let alone actually used a PS4 for any length of time. It's another clickbate piece.
Nintendo has better controllers that PlayStation aye good one mate ps4 controller is great minus the battery life and for me I prefer the DualShock 4 over Xbox one controller
The Switch's Pro Controller is very comfortable, but it lacks Analog Triggers. I definitely use it over the Joycon's in regular games, but after trying all of the controllers this gen the DS4 is the best for comfort and it's update is very durable too. Literally the only issue with the DS4 is it's battery life, which is still long enough for lengthy play sessions.
1. Games 2. More games 3. Upgrade psn, not that it's bad but I'd like to see home comeback. That was a cool app for PS3 which basically had tons of fun free games in it. 4. Another new studio to create even more games lol. 5. Oh and did I mention games? Lol.
When Playstation 2 and 3 had backwards compatibility didnt see so many people asking there competition then to have it then. I mean i like having it and i understand why its not in the PS4 its just looking like some people making it bigger than it is. PS5 should have it back again.
1. Naughty Dog games 2. Santa Monica games 3. Sucker Punch games 4. Guerilla Games 5. 3rd party exclusive games
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