Several titles have already appeared on the store such as Dead or Alive 5 or Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Several games originally designed for Ps3 have appeared on the Ps5 online store , fueling the hopes of those who have long been waiting for backward compatibility with the titles of two generations ago, given that to date the new PlayStation is only able to play their own video games. and those of the previous one, or Ps4. Among the games that have appeared there are old glories such as Dead or Alive 5 or Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
It is not the first time that previous generation games appear by mistake on the store of the latest version of the Sony home console, it has already happened in the past and it was pages that did not lead to anything concrete. This time, however, the story could change, because in correspondence with the titles there are also the prices , a clue that would soon open to a purchase possibility (at this moment still disabled) to download and, therefore, the game on Ps5. . Below is a tweet from Jordan Middler showing the situation from the next-gen console.
While waiting for something to start moving and for the large collection of Ps3 games to land in all respects on Ps5, it is worth pointing out that only a few days ago a successfully filed patent emerged on the Upsto ( United States Patent and Trademark Office ) website. right from the “dad” of the console, the Lead System Architect Mark Cerny, on behalf of Sony to ensure the backward compatibility of Ps3 games and even Ps2 on Ps5 .
The move would make full sense in view of an imminent subscription service to head -on to challenge Xbox Game Pass, the much rumored Project Spartacus that should bring many classic games, including even those of the first generation of PlayStation: after the USA and Canada, In fact, Sony has already withdrawn the prepaid cards for the Ps Now service also in the United Kingdom.