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Developer: Microsoft Policy for Backwards Compatibility is the Best, Wants Sony and Nintendo to do the Same

2 monthes ago   |   By VG Chartz

The developer of Axiom Verge Thomas Happ said that Sony and Nintendo should follow in Microsoft's footsteps when it comes to the policy of being backwards compatible with all legacy consoles. He says this is because he doesn't want old games to "get lost to history."
Microsoft's next generation console, the Xbox Series X, will be backwards compatible with the majority of Xbox One, and all the current Xbox 360 and original Xbox games that are playable on the Xbox One. Sony has confirmed the PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible with thousands of PlayStation 4 games.
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Microsoft's Backward Compatability Policy is the Best, Sony and Nintendo Should Do the Same: Axiom Verge 2 Dev

Microsoft's Backward Compatability Policy is the Best, Sony and Nintendo Should Do the Same: Axiom Verge 2 Dev

2 monthes ago   |   By Gaming Bolt

Backward compatibility has become a major talking point in the games industry, so it's no surprise that that's been the case so far with upcoming next-gen consoles as well. While Sony are promising that the vast majority of the PS4's library will be playable on the PS5 , Microsoft are doing the same for the Xbox Series X , in addition to a selection of legacy Xbox and Xbox 360 titles. Then there's the Nintendo Switch, which has no backward compatibility whatsoever, with the exception of a limited selection of NES and SNES games available to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.
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