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Mostly confirmed - The PS4 does not support BC

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2 years ago#1
David Perry: "although the Playstaion 4 doesn't native support Playstaion 3 games"...
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2 years ago#2
you can download all the ps3 games from the ps4 online
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2 years ago#3
do i have to rebuy them?
2 years ago#4
there's also NO BC for any PS1/2 games (until later as downloads/steaming)

its BS

evne the PS3 had PS1 BC
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2 years ago#5
There won't be backwards compatibility because there will be no disk drive and you will have to buy/download everything.
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2 years ago#6
From: SexPantherPanda | #003
do i have to rebuy them?

This is my question too. Honestly, I'd like an add on item that can read my discs and transfer them to the HDD or something so I don't have to repurchase my old PS1 and PS2 games.
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2 years ago#7
ThunderTrain posted...
There won't be backwards compatibility because there will be no disk drive and you will have to buy/download everything.


i won't get a PS4 if there's no disc PS4 games.
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2 years ago#8
He didn't say there was no BC for PS1 or PS2. He said that in the future those games could be playable on any device. He did also say that the PS4 is not natively BC with the PS3, though.
2 years ago#9
Yeah, the feeling that I had was:
- You will never be able to play PS3 games dierctly on the PS4
- You will in the future be able to stream any PS3 game on your PS4 (similar to OnLive)
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2 years ago#10
ehhh I will get it when it is cheaper. I have to consider the 720 first. was leaning toward the ps4 because of the free online though.
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