According to a recent update to a Sony patent, the PS5 may include backwards compatibility
to enable users to play their PlayStation 4 games on the new system.
Sony had stated that their console, the PS4 Pro, will not support backwards compatibility
for PS3 games, however, Microsoft is supporting backwards compatibility
with a wide library of Xbox 360 games and at E3 2017 announced backwards compatibility
with the original first generation Xbox games that will be coming later this year.
functionality offered by Sony's previous PlayStation 3 (PS3) console is complicated, as earlier PS3 console hardware included custom chips that allowed PS2/PS1 games to be played natively.
Rather than concentrate on PS2 backwards compatibility
, in the future, company resources will be increasingly focused on developing new games and entertainment features exclusively for PS3.
With backwards compatibility
, the speeds of the network could be mixed without forcing a major problem for the IT people implementing the SAN.
X-SPAND kits are available with SATA II to SATA I conversion cables and a host adapter to allow for backwards compatibility
with current SATA I desktop systems.
Other features include a head life of over 50,000 hours, an MTBF rating of 250,000 hours at 100% duty cycle and backwards compatibility
with earlier DLTtape drives.
with Developer Studio 2006 components from CodeGear
com/microsoft-xbox-one-gains-backwards-compatibility-xbox-360-games-1967416) Xbox One to Xbox 360 backwards compatibility
Toshiba continues to build on its reputation for reducing TCO by incorporating common docking including Toshiba's Advanced Port Replicator III (APRIII) that maintains the same docking connector as the APRI and APRII for backwards compatibility
and Slim SelectBay accessories with most Tecra/Portege products.
and scalability: Tandberg Data has committed to backwards compatibility
on the SLR tape drive.
We know that Microsoft is facing difficult challenges with the broadening scope of dangerous malware attacks while also trying to maintain backwards compatibility