With the PlayStation 5 a month after going on sale, there are still doubts about the backward compatibility of the console, because although Sony has already said that there will be but only with games of PlayStation 4, confusion is still in the air.
To give clarity in a definitive way, Sony published an entry in its support site to explain that PlayStation 5 will be backward compatible with most of the more than 4 thousand titles de PlayStation 4.
Additionally, select games will benefit from the feature Game Boost of PS5, that is, they will run at a rate of frame rate higher or softer.
Sony clarifies that, while most PS4 games will be playable on PS5, some of the functions they had in the first they will not arrive to the second.
An additional caveat is that various PS4 games may reflect errors or unexpected performance when played on PS5.
How to play physical PS4 titles on PS5?
The company says it will only be necessary insert disc on the console and maybe download one upgrade.
Then there will be select game from the respective hub on Home and you just have to make sure that the disk is inside the console when it is intended to play it.
How to transfer digital titles from PS4 to PS5?
Digital games and saved files need Wi-Fi to be transferred via data transfer.
If digital games are in a external hard drive, you just need to connect it to the PS5 to access and play them.
What PS4 titles cannot be played on PS5?
Sony has already made it official and they are:
- Afro Samurai 2 Revenge of Kuma Volume One
- TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2
- Just Deal With It!
- Shadow Complex Remastered
- Robinson: The Journey
- We Sing
- Hitman Go: Definitive Edition
- Joe’s Diner