Cerny On PS4's Lack Of Backwards Compatibility: “We Struggled With This Point"
Posted on Monday, April 8 @ 09:30:19 Eastern by Alex_Osborn
Many, including myself, were quite disappointed at the news that the PlayStation 4 would not support PlayStation 3 content at all. That means no PlayStation 3 Blu-ray games, no PSN downloadable titles, nada.
Thanks to the PS3's complicated architecture, supporting the platform's content on the new, developer-friendly PlayStation 4 simply (and understandably) wasn't feasible. It still sucks, though, and system architect Mark Cerny wholeheartedly agrees, making it clear that sacrificing PS3 support wasn't easy.
Cerny told AV Watch (via NeoGAF):
Sony’s Masayasu Ito echoed Cerny's sentiment, adding:
Did Sony make the right choice? Let us know what you think in the comments below.
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