Sony can continue to release new games on PS4 instead of making them exclusive to the Next-Gen on PS5. This generation of consoles has been a bit strange compared to others. Unlike the jump from PS3 to PS4, there are very few games that are exclusively for PS5. There are some like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apartbut in general, you can get the biggest games on both generations of consoles.
This probably wasn’t really intended when Sony started developing these games and creating the PS5, but due to the issue of console shortages and other factors, it has made it difficult for Sony to get many PlayStation 5 units to gamers. as it is, god of war ragnarok It’s the only PlayStation AAA exclusive confirmed to release on PS4, but it may not be the last.
speaking in an interview with the middle axisHerman Hulst of PlayStation noted that he does not rule out the possibility of more titles first party cross generation. Though Hulst didn’t name any specific titles, he did note that they don’t want to leave their incredibly large and active PS4 player base behind too soon and are evaluating games on a case-by-case basis. This could mean that games like Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 it could come to PlayStation 4, although nothing specifically has been confirmed or suggested. Of course, these nine-year-old consoles only have so much power, so some games naturally won’t be able to split the difference between the consoles. However, Sony is evaluating its options.
“We certainly don’t want to forget the millions of active players on PS4, and we want to make sure there are great games for them too. We are evaluating it on a case-by-case basis.”
There have always been fears that cross-generation games could prevent titles from reaching their full potential. While the game would make more money due to more players, it could come at the cost of graphical fidelity, world scale, and more. a game like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart it was largely made possible by the PS5’s super-fast SSD.