After we gave you spicy details about the development of in our rumor mill last week Cyberpunk 2077 as well as the next game of FromSoftware have served, the topics of backward compatibility of PlayStation 3 games, data leak at Activision and the end of the Sly Cooper rumors are on the menu today. As always, you can find our full menu of rumors and leaks in our rumor mill video.
True backward compatibility of PlayStation 3 games coming?
Even if you’re finally with the more expensive price tiers of the extended PlayStation Plus service PlayStation 3 games can play on your current Sony console, they run exclusively via streaming. The reason for this is the exotic hardware architecture of the PlayStation 3, which apparently makes emulation considerably more difficult.
But now there are indications that Sony wants to tackle this flaw: With one new job advertisement The Retro team at PlayStation is looking for a software development engineer who, in addition to bug fixing and developing new features, will also develop new emulators should tackle. This should be integrated into an existing team, so Sony seems to be working on something in this direction.
Also, a new patent filed by Sony last week that addresses the compatibility going from old to new hardware gives rise to hope. But it remains questionable whether we really get a native PS3 emulator on the PS5, or just the expanded one PlayStation Plus service want to improve further. So don’t be too optimistic!
Red alert at Activision because of Warzone Mobile
This week is more tangible Activision to: There was a massive data leak that could change the future of Call of Duty discloses. This is due to the currently ongoing alpha tests of Warzone Mobile: Dataminers were already able to find references to new games in the series, such as Modern Warfare 2 or Black Ops 6, during the first tests.
Modern Warfare 2 has now been officially announced by Black Ops 6 players, on the other hand, only found out thanks to the data miners. Thanks to the latest update, there was new information for both titles: Not only are screenshots of MW2 in the code of Warzone Mobile arrived, but also concept images of Black Ops 6, which indicate a setting in the late 1980s or in the 1990s.
Sucker Punch denies rumors about new part of Sly Cooper and Infamous
developer studio sucker Punch on the other hand, has had enough of half-baked rumors and makes a clean sweep: The rumors that appeared last year and were recently reproduced about a new part of the Sly Cooper series are therefore nothing more than smoke and mirrors. An official blog post on the developer’s website announced that the studio was currently working on a project.
However, this is not a new thing Sly Cooper for a new one infamous. Other studios also have no games of this series in development, which is why both existing and possible future rumors of a return of the game series have been officially denied.