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PS2 games on PS4

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I just had an amazing idea for the ps4. What if, since it doesn't have backwards compatibility for the ps2, they worked with the team from Pcsx2 to get Pcsx2 working on the ps4? Given the new hardware of the PS4, it should at least be able to play games on PCSX2 at default graphics settings, if not at improved settings.

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Jun 13, 2013

Is that a ROM emulator? That sounds like one...

 

And, where have you been? Gaikai will allow streaming  of ps1,2 and 3 games. We just dont know how or when.

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Jun 13, 2013

Sony will be using Gaikai to play PS1, PS2 and PS3 games streamed to you.

There will likely be some way to use the discs that you have, as a sort of authentication so that you don't have to re-buy what you already own

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It can emulate games or isos of them. The benefit to this would be that you wouldn't have to stream the games, you would be able to just put them in your console and play them.

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You will buy those games again.. 

 

And it 's Video streamed... Gaikai

NO software of downloadable content....on your ps4

 

Basically, you bought emulator that is not in your house...

 

DRM protection for developers...

Microsoft you get a disk with DRM check-in

 

Choose the better of two evils... Sony Digital repurchase or MS hardcopy DRM

 

 

 

 

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You will buy those games again.. 

 

And it 's Video streamed... Gaikai

NO software of downloadable content....on your ps4

 

Basically, you bought emulator that is not in your house...

 

DRM protection for developers...

Microsoft you get a disk with DRM check-in

 

Choose the better of two evils... Sony Digital repurchase or MS hardcopy DRM

 

 

 

 


we have no idea if we will have to spend more money to stream.

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Setzaroth wrote:

Snowstone wrote:

You will buy those games again.. 

 

And it 's Video streamed... Gaikai

NO software of downloadable content....on your ps4

 

Basically, you bought emulator that is not in your house...

 

DRM protection for developers...

Microsoft you get a disk with DRM check-in

 

Choose the better of two evils... Sony Digital repurchase or MS hardcopy DRM

 

 

 

 


we have no idea if we will have to spend more money to stream.

Sony History tends to disagree

 

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I didnt say it was unlikely, but as far as SONY history is concerned...they have never offered a game streaming service...so...

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Setzaroth wrote:

I didnt say it was unlikely, but as far as SONY history is concerned...they have never offered a game streaming service...so...


What do you think they are doing with those tablets and PS VITA at E3... Streaming..

 

Why they purchased Gaikai.. that is where the money is.Tablets,cells and portables

 

PS gamers are picking up the check for Streaming content to other devices for Sony , now and in the future..

 

Pretty straight forward..

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Setzaroth wrote:

I didnt say it was unlikely, but as far as SONY history is concerned...they have never offered a game streaming service...so...


What do you think they are doing with those tablets and PS VITA at E3... Streaming..

 

Why they purchased Gaikai.. that is where the money is.Tablets,cells and portables

 

PS gamers are picking up the check for Streaming content to other devices for Sony , now and in the future..

 

Pretty straight forward..


We're talking about streaming old games from a cloud...thats different.

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