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PS4 has backward compatibility through PS3 game discs?

#1Shadow CloudPosted 2/15/2013 8:11:02 PM
The streaming service, they added, is designed to use current PlayStation 3 titles on the new console; the new device is also expected to play new games stored on optical discs."


http://www.gamespot.com/news/playstation-4-will-stream-playstation-3-games-report-6404040?

By "new games stored on optical discs", is the quote referring to PS3 or PS4 titles?
#2PHOENIXZEROPosted 2/15/2013 8:43:57 PM
Streaming for PS3 games, pseudo backward compatibility. PS4 games will still be played off Blu-Ray discs.
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#3dolablaPosted 2/15/2013 8:55:11 PM
So you can put a PS3 disc in your PS4, and instead of it running on the hardware built inside the PS4, it will be streamed through Gaikai. It just recognizes the disc. Interesting. I also wonder if Sony will run a rental service where you can rent games through Gaikai?
#4soccerd19Posted 2/15/2013 9:00:18 PM
Im thinking that if they do rent games it will have somthing to do with ps+
#5ozranPosted 2/15/2013 9:02:08 PM
I hope this streaming thing is not true cause if it is then a lot of gamers would hit their internet data caps really freaking fast
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#6MewtwoExPosted 2/15/2013 9:08:22 PM
So if you got no Internet at the time you cant play your physical games? wow, huge step backwards.
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#7Nok_Su_KowPosted 2/15/2013 9:12:04 PM
This sounds terrible. And combined with the EA article about only WiiU being the next gen console to have BC is pretty sad. With all these awesome games coming out this year for current consoles, they better have some good incentive to buy these new ones.
#8Godly_GoofPosted 2/15/2013 9:16:42 PM
Streaming BC is the stupidest idea Sony had had since banning used games. Either go all or nothing don't half a** it :/
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#9bigdeezPosted 2/15/2013 9:17:15 PM
lmao @ SONY, guess your not going to be selling too many consoles right away.
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#10stu300189Posted 2/15/2013 9:18:44 PM
From: Godly_Goof | Posted: 2/16/2013 4:16:42 AM | #008
Streaming BC is the stupidest idea Sony had had since banning used games. Either go all or nothing don't half a** it :/


You'd rather they put cell in the PS4 and drove up the cost?

Alrighty.
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