Sony's including PlayStation 2 backwards compatibility to the PS4
Revisiting PlayStation 2 video games (at this level) may cost greater than you anticipate. Sony and Digital Arts have a Star Wars: Battlefront bundle out there proper now and with it comes a quartet of video games from a very long time in the past and a galaxy far, distant: Star Wars: Bounty Hunter, Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter, Star Wars Racer: Revenge and Tremendous Star Wars can be found by way of a single obtain code. This information comes by means of the tech-minded people over at Digital Foundry who say that of the PS2-period video games (all however the latter), they’re operating by way of emulation. The proof is within the particulars right here, as DF says that the sophomore console’s choose and begin buttons have been mapped to both aspect of the DualShock four’s touchpad, which, contemplating these have been made by Lucasarts Interactive and never Sony, would not be attainable in any other case.
Oh, and the PS2 emblem seems if you launch every recreation. Want extra proof? “All in-recreation button prompts” are relative to the DualShock 2 which suggests these aren’t remastered variations of the video games. So, native emulation of basic video games as long as you obtain them. Sounds acquainted, proper? We’re anticipating a Star Wars-themed package deal within the mail from EA tomorrow so maybe that is what that’s. We have reached out to Sony for extra details about the backwards compatibility and can replace this publish ought to the corporate reply.