PlayStation 5 is envisaged to receive a wide range of upgrades, one of the most important being backwards compatibility. However, gamers seem to be rather skeptic about the changes, comparing this announcement with the Xbox Series X, where the improvements were unclear.
Xbox Series X to come with ‘complete’ backwards compatibility
The lead system architect, Mark Cerny, has announced that the company has ranked the top 100 PS4 games by the number of hours players spent. Most of these 100 games are expected to be compatible with PlayStation 5. Nonetheless, this announcement created confusion among gamers, since nobody is quite sure which are the most well-known games of the top 100.
On the other hand, Xbox Series X users have no doubt about what their upgrade is going to look like. This clarity was assured by Microsoft, which has offered insight into their new product. They stated the fact that any game that gas ever been launched for Xbox One and Xbox 360 will be available as well for Xbox Series X.
The benefits of Microsoft’s backwards compatibility plans
Microsoft has planned to bring on the market only Xbox family titles, and Xbox One users will be presented with upgrades such as Cyberpunk 2077. The difference between Xbox and PS4 users lies in the fact that the first is trying to engage its customers into remaining with the company. Therefore, this is the reason why Xbox One users will be granted the possibility to raise their consoles to a higher standard, without losing their progress in the games they play.
Additionally, apart from the new products on the market, a wide variety of improvements is yet to come. The lead system architect is presenting a mesmerizing 3D audio system that will be part of the upcoming PlayStation 5 games, and he promises more surprises to come in the future.