PS5: Ubisoft confirm depth of backward compatibility
You won’t need to buy every game all over again on next-gen consoles, or so Ubisoft say.
A new generation of consoles is an exciting, and potentially expensive, time for gamers.
The fresh hardware of a PS5 will always cost an arm and a leg, and there are always launch titles that you simply MUST play.
Then there is the cost of replacing your favourite games when they are remastered for the new console.
But maybe that won’t be a problem this time…
Almost complete backward compatibility
Speaking on a financial call last week, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot, when asked about next-gen, revealed that the upcoming “consoles will be running almost all the back catalog of the previous consoles.”
This is huge news for gamers.
Sony have been far less forthcoming about the extent of the PS5’s backward compatibility than Microsoft have about the Xbox Series X.
Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok?
On the same call, Ubisoft confirmed they would be releasing three AAA titles this year.
While Sony won’t be at E3 2020, we are eagerly awaiting news of the next instalment in the Assassin’s Creed franchise. Maybe Ubisoft will unveil it at E3.