Today, the PS4 and the PS4 Pro are two of the consoles most popular on the market, alongside the Xbox One X and the Nintendo Switch, but what if you want to play your old PS2 games, or PS3 ?
In our tutorial, we explain to you how to play your favorite games PS2 and PS3 for a PS4.
Is it possible to play PS2 games or PS3 on a PS4 ?.
Unfortunately, the answer is no, at least, you can’t play a PS3 game/PS2 on a PS4.
However, thanks to the service from Sony, PlayStation Now, it is possible to play streaming instant, games like Street Fighter IV, God of War III ICO and Shadow of the Colossus Classics HD released on the PS3, or the download.
The Xbox One offers backward compatibility but why not the PS4 ?.
Unlike Sony, Microsoft provides a backward compatibility with the Xbox One for around 500 Xbox 360 games. You can then either use the disk of your game, or buy one online, via the online store of Microsoft.
On the side of Sony, Jim Ryan, head of Sony PlayStation Europe, said in an interview in June 2017, that this feature is highly requested by the players it is not really used.
In the absence of not being able to enjoy it, Sony has found a way to satisfy the nostalgic, gaming, PS2, and PS3.
Play PS2 games and PS3 with PlayStation Now.
Although you may not be able to play your old PS2 games, and PS3 on your PS4, you should know that there is an alternative, the service PlayStation Now.
PlayStation Now is not backwards compatible to Xbox One. However, thanks to this service, you can play streaming to more than 500 PS2 games, PS3 and PS4, or download and enjoy it offline.
The service is available for PS4 and PC, it offers a trial period of 7 days. If you are interested then you have the choice between two packages.
One is of a duration of one month, it will cost you us $ 14.99, the other is 12 months, it is 99.99 € (that is 8,34 €/month).