Jim Ryan is Now Into Cross-Generational Backwards Compatibility

It’s time for Sony to eat their hearts and words out, as SIE CEO Jim Ryan recently gave an interview that states he is pro cross-gen. Long story short, after months of debating how standalone the PS5 is he is now considering actual backwards compatibility. It probably also doesn’t help that some PS2 games can now run on the Xbox Series X. Yikes.

PlayStation boss Jim Ryan wants the PS5 to be a seven-year success |  British GQ

Call it heavily short-sighted and short-handed all you want, but this is what Mr. Ryan had to say:

“We do feel that we have a responsibility to that very large community, and an opportunity to carry on making great PS4 games for as long as the need is there, and I think that is the right thing to do, it’s the rational thing to do, and I think you will see a tail with PS4 that you did not see with PS3. But that said, as time passes, you’re going to see more and more emphasis on PS5 development and the PS5 SKU will be the lead SKU.”

Yowza. Whatever happened to matters being “time to give the PlayStation community something new, something different, that can really only be enjoyed on PS5”? Only God knows. Or maybe the statistics show? With the re-stock scandal along with the Amazon delivery issue, it’s definitely about high time that Sony stops trying to pave the way and start to serve the fans, gamers, and enthusiasts instead. How about letting me play Spider-Man: Miles Morales for starters?

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