How to play PS3 games on PS4

How to play PS3 games on PS4


Wondering whether you can play your old PS3 games on the new PS4? We’ll explain the backwards compatible situation with playing PS3 games on the PS4.


There has been lots of debate about backwards compatibility concerning the PS4 as well as the Xbox one even before these two consoles are launched. Are you assuming that you can play PS3 games on the PS4? Here comes the answer.


The answers is no, you cannot, sadly. That’s the reality, but Sony has promise that things will be different in the future. Even though, the owners of PS4 cannot use PS3 game discs in the new console but they will still be able to stream older titles.


When will this happen?

It has been confirmed by Sony that PlayStation Now will be launched in the United States around summer.


Which PS3 games would be supported?

Since the list of titles hasn’t been released yet, the only thing we do know is that the company is expecting to create a games library with over 3,000 games available.


How does it work?

The streaming game service will be done through Sony’s exclusive cloud-based technology. Users will be able to either rent titles or pay a subscription for access to the many games available. The service will initially be available on PS3 andPS4 with Bravia TVs and PS Vita to follow.

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