Is PS5 Backwards Compatible?

Is PS5 backwards compatible? This is a widely-asked question about the powerful next-gen console. Let’s understand if the PS5 is capable of running previous-gen games. Is PS5 Backwards Compatible with PS4? The PS4 is Sony’s previous-gen console. Simply put, yes, PS5 is backwards compatible with PS4 and it can run a great number of PS4 … Read more

Is the PS4 Backwards Compatible?

Is the PS4 backwards compatible? In this article, let’s discuss the backwards compatibility of the popular Sony PlayStation 4 console. We’ll also discuss what backward compatibility is in general. What is Backwards Compatibility? First of all, let’s understand what backward compatibility is. Basically and simply, it’s the ability for newer console hardware to run previous-gen … Read more

Here are the 70 new backward compatible games on Xbox One and Xbox Series X

Microsoft dropped a big news item today as part of its 20th anniversary celebration of Xbox. The company just announced that 70 more original Xbox and Xbox 360 games are now backward compatible on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. Even more important are the enhancements that the games are getting as part of the … Read more

Skate 2 servers go offline just as Microsoft adds Xbox backward compatibility

Gamers got some good news today from Microsoft: Skate 2 is now backward compatible on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. They also got bad news from EA: the servers are getting shut down. Microsoft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Xbox. So as part of the celebration, the company made perhaps the best … Read more

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate now supports backward compatible games on Android

Microsoft is making sixteen original Xbox and Xbox 360 games playable on Android smartphones and tablets through Xbox Cloud Gaming for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. According to Microsoft (via Xbox Wire): Today we’re embarking on a new journey for the backward compatibility program: Taking it to the cloud. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can now tap … Read more

Cyberpunk 2077 will offer a free next-gen upgrade

Gamers who buy Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4 or Xbox One will get a free next-gen upgrade. “We are happy to confirm that Cyberpunk 2077 will be backwards compatible with both next-gen consoles!” CD Projekt Red tweeted on Friday. “Your PS4 copy of the game will work on PS5 on launch day. Anyone who buys the … Read more

Backward compatibility versus Smart Delivery: What’s the difference?

One of the best features of Xbox Series X is both its backward compatibility and the new Smart Delivery system. The two words are not interchangeable, though. They are similar in that they let you play games across generations, but they are distinct. Backward compatibility refers to the ability to play games from older hardware … Read more

Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility List for Xbox One

Microsoft announced at E3 that Xbox One would become backwards compatible with select Xbox 360 games. The company made good on their promise this week when they made over 100 Xbox 360 games backwards compatible on Xbox One. A lot of big name titles are not on the list. For instance, there are no Call … Read more