With the imminent arrival of PS5 to the market Sony is releasing a lot of information about details that were not yet entirely clear. One of them is the backward compatibility with PS4 games, something that uncovered yesterday in an extensive article on its official website.
In that text the company explains that the vast majority of PS4 games will be playable on PS5 – only 10 will not be backward compatible- and that while some can reproduce unforeseen errors, others will benefit from the power of the console thanks to the option Game Boost
Ghost of Tsushima on PS5: 60 frames per second rate, less load times
The developer of Ghost of Tsushima has revealed today that the samurai game not only It can be played on PS5 from day one because of the backward compatibility of the console, but it is better to play and see thanks to the Game Boost. Specifically Sucker Punch has emphasized two things: he framerate and loading times.
Play to Ghost of Tsushima on PS5 with Game Boost activated allow us to see your action at 60 fps and that, in addition, we can enjoy much faster loading times
PS5 owners playing with Game Boost will see an extra option to allow frame rates up to 60FPS, and while loading speeds on the PS4 are already great, just wait until you see them on the PS5!— Ghost of Tsushima 🎮 OUT NOW (@SuckerPunchProd) October 9, 2020
PS5 owners playing with Game Boost will see an extra option to allow frame rates up to 60FPS, and while loading speeds on the PS4 are already great, just wait until you see them on the PS5!
— Ghost of Tsushima 🎮 Legends Raid OUT NOW! (@SuckerPunchProd) October 9, 2020
As you can see in the studio’s official tweet, it has also been confirmed that the games of Ghost of Tsushima will transfer from PS4 to PS5, something that does not happen with all games.
In the text published by Sony that explains the backward compatibility of PS5 with PS4 games, special mention is made of the fact that Game Boost will also improve other aspects of current generation titles, although it has not been specified in what sense: there is talk that they will be able to reach resolutions of up to 4K if they are prepared for it and that they will take advantage of the PS5 UX, although these details are kept for later explanation.