PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 Won’t Play PlayStation 3 Games Natively, Coming This Holiday


gaikaiSony Computer Entertainment confirmed that the games you have for PlayStation 3 won’t work with PlayStation 4. The good news is Sony plans on using Gaikai, a cloud computing company they acquired, to potentially solve the problem.


PlayStation 4 owners will be able to stream PS3 games to their console using Gaikai. Additionally, Sony also mentioned that PSOne and PlayStation 2 games would be made available for streaming as well.


The PlayStation 4 is scheduled for release this holiday. Sony have not yet announced a release date or price for the console.


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.