According to Sony’s Interactive Entertainment president, Jim Ryan, PS5 will have incredible backwards compatibility, being able to run about 99% of the PS4 games.
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[Original Post – 12/9/2020] The contents included in the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition’s box have leaked online by a distributor.
Inside the box there is the DualSense controller, a PlayStation base, an HDMI cable, a USB cable, 825GB of SSD, a power cord and Astro’s Playroom pre-installed on the system. Although it is really strange, according to the leaked news it looks like the standard edition of PS5 box will have the same items with the Deluxe edition. If you want, you can check the detailed tweet of the famous analyst Daniel Ahmad for more details about the model numbers and box contents. Keep in mind that the leaker is a distributor in Hong Kong so these contents may be region-specific.
Model numbers for PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition + box contents. pic.twitter.com/LntCOo5iae
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) September 11, 2020
Microsoft has revealed all the information regarding Xbox Series X, while Sony still haven’t announced a price or a release date for PS5. However, the company will host a PS5 Showcase event next week and its highly likely that more information will be revealed at that time. In addition, be sure to check all the new games announced by Sony and some stunning screenshots from the Demons Souls Remake.
[UPDATE 1 – 20/9/2020] According to Sony’s Interactive Entertainment president, Jim Ryan, PS5 will have incredible backwards compatibility, being able to run about 99% of the PS4 games.
Good news everybody! Looks like PS5 will be able to run the majority of PS4 games. In an interview with The Washington Post, Sony’s Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan said that PS5 will have insane PS4 backwards compatibility. To be exact, it will have 99% backwards compatibility, meaning that almost every PS4 game will work in Sony’s next-gen console.
PS5 was supposed to run only the top 100 PS4 games, but Sony probably reconsidered their options. Unfortunately, PS5 will not run any game from PS1, PS2 or PS3. There is not an official list about the PS4’s games that will not be playable in PS5 yet, but we will update the article as soon as we get an update.