Bans for Emulation on Xbox Consoles? Microsoft Tightened the Rules
Jacob Blazewicz, 28 July 2023, 15:59
Phil Spencer wanted universal emulation of old games on all devices. However, for the time being, Microsoft is said to have ban users (including on consoles) for distributing and using emulators on Xboxes.
Steam Plans Radical Steps in Wake of Nintendo Piracy Scandal
Maciej Gaffke, 07 June 2023, 13:55
The popular emulator was supposed to debut on Steam, but Valve eventually blocked its launch on the platform.
Denuvo Wants to Kill Switch Emulation on PC; Announces Death of Piracy
Jacob Blazewicz, 25 August 2022, 15:00
Denuvo creators have taken up the fight against emulation of Nintendo Switch games on PC, obviously in the interest of earnings and positive reviews of developers' works.
Classic PS Plus Game Test; Digital Foundry is Not Impressed
Adrian Werner, 28 May 2022, 17:26
Digital Foundry checked out the emulation of PlayStation, PS2 and PSP games available as part of PS Plus. The first impressions are not good.
Sony Could be Working on PlayStation 3 Emulation for PS5
Adrian Werner, 03 April 2022, 16:33
Rumors have surfaced online that Sony is working on enabling PlayStation 3 games to be emulated on the PlayStation 5 console.
PS4 Achievements Swapped for PS3 Ones Fuel PS5 Backward Compatibility Hopes
Michael Zegar, 25 January 2022, 20:08
Yesterday, Internet users reported that trophies from the PS4 were swapped for those of the PS3. Many see in this anomaly a confirmation of the theory that the future implementation of backward compatibility in PS5.
Android Games on Windows; Google Play Games Beta Launches
Martin Nic, 21 January 2022, 12:12
Google Play Games app, available for a long time in Google Play, is finally coming to Windows PCs. Users will be able to play games known from Android on their PCs.
Google Creates App to Run Android Games on PC
Adrian Werner, 11 December 2021, 20:44
Google is preparing an app that will enable PCs to run Android mobile games.
Sony May be Preparing Its Own Game Pass; Schreier Reports on Project Spartacus
Hubert Sledziewski, 03 December 2021, 22:05
Jason Schreier reports that Sony plans to respond to Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service with a subscription codenamed Spartacus in the spring. The offer is expected to be available on PS4 and PS5 and will be a combination of PS Plus and PS Now, as well as backward compatibility.
Xbox's Phil Spencer Wants Emulation of Old Games on All Devices
Jacob Blazewicz, 18 November 2021, 14:06
Phil Spencer wants the entire industry to help 'preserve the past' of video games by collectively supporting emulation of old titles on any device.
Xbox is Done With Backward Compatibility; Reasons Include Licensing
Miriam Moszczynska, 17 November 2021, 15:47
Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S will not receive any more backward compatible titles. Microsoft has exhausted both legal and technical options that allowed games from previous generation consoles to be launched.
FEAR, Max Payne and Over 70 Titles in Backward Compatibility on Xbox
Agnes Adamus, 15 November 2021, 20:40
The library of titles covered by the backward compatibility on Xbox consoles has grown by more than 70 titles. Among them we can find Nier, as well as the F.E.A.R. and Max Payne series.
Nintendo's New Subscription Disappoints; Expensive and Games are Buggy
Miriam Moszczynska, 27 October 2021, 13:00
Nintendo introduced a new subscription service to enable gamers to revisit Nintendo 64 games, but it turned out to be a disaster, mostly due to poor game optimization.
Windows 11 Can Run Android Apps on Par With Snapdragon 865
Arkadiusz Strzala, 20 September 2021, 19:13
The first benchmarks of apps running in an emulated Android environment on Windows 11 have emerged, and it could be quite good, as the apps already run as they would on flagship smartphones.
PS1 Games on Xbox Series X and S in 4K and 60 FPS
Hubert Sledziewski, 18 August 2021, 19:13
The creators of the Modern Vintage Gamer channel on YouTube have used the Xbox Series S console to emulate the first PlayStation. Thanks to the properties of the software and the power of the new hardware, the games run at 4K and 60 fps.
Nintendo Complains About RomUniverse Owner Not Paying $50
Gacek, 05 July 2021, 14:14
Nintendo is complaining after winning a lawsuit against the owner of the RomUniverse website that he is late in making the first payment of a $50 monthly fine.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Introduce Backward Compatibility on Android
Hubert Sledziewski, 31 March 2021, 20:50
Microsoft has announced that from today the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service enables us to play last-gen games, via backward compatibility and cloud, on mobile devices.
FPS Boost Will Improve Performance of Old Games on Xbox Series X/S
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 20:34
Microsoft has revealed the first titles with support for the FPS Boost feature. It makes Far Cry 4, Watch Dogs 2 and a handful of other titles run much smoother on the Xbox Series X console than on XONE.
New PS5 Update Finally Enables Choice of Game Version
Karol Laska, 22 December 2020, 19:49
The latest PlayStation 5 update has added a message that asks users to confirm exactly what version of the game they want to run.
Xbox Series S Runs PS2 Games
Agnes Adamus, 30 November 2020, 22:53
Xbox Series S has a unique feature - it enables us to start developer mode. With its help, we can launch an emulator on the console and play classic PS2 games.
Try Out 35 Year Old Windows Build In Emulator
Bart Swiatek, 23 November 2020, 11:38
Windows 1.0 is over 35 years old. The emulator developed by developers on the initiative of PCJs Machines enables us to check its appearance and functions.
Guerrilla Games on Horizon and Killzone Shadow Fall on PS5
Christian Pieniazek, 12 November 2020, 21:38
On the day of PS5's launch in selected countries, Guerrilla Games boasted of how its older games work on this next-gen platform. Specifically, the devs mentioned Horizon Zero Dawn and Killzone Shadow Fall.
Konami Removes P.T. Support on PS5
Paul Musiolik, 07 November 2020, 22:33
Players were asking themselves whether the Silent Hills (P.T.) demo works on PS5. It turns out, it was playable for some time, but got blocked after Konami intervened.
Days Gone on PS5 in 60 FPS and With Other Enhancements
Karol Laska, 03 November 2020, 22:45
Bend informed on its social media that its post-apocalyptic sandbox zombie game Days Gone will run in 60 fps on PlayStation 5.
List of PS5-incompatible PS4 Games Includes Assassin's Creed [Updated]
Paul Wozniak, 31 October 2020, 21:23
Today, a list of Ubisoft's PS4 games that will not be compatible with PlayStation 5 has been revealed. Everything seems to indicate that Sony's new console won't be able to run e.g. Assassin's Creed: Syndicate.
XSX/S Compatibility Was Tested Across 500 Thousand Hours of Gameplay
Bart Swiatek, 29 October 2020, 17:54
Jason Ronald from Xbox informed on Twitter about the backwards compatibility range of Xbox Series X / S. We also learned how much time has been spent testing the feature.
Some 8th-gen Games Will Run Twice as Smooth on New Xbox
Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2020, 17:06
Microsoft has announced that some of the eighth-generation games will run twice as smoothly when launched on Xbox Series X / Series S consoles. We can also count on a number of improvements in the area of graphics.
PS4 Games That Won't Run on PS5 and New Compatibility Info
Paul Musiolik, 09 October 2020, 21:12
Sony has revealed a list of games on PlayStation 4 that will not work on PlayStation 5. In addition, we've learned new details about backwards compatibility.
Xbox Series X Said to Load Older Games in 8 Seconds
Paul Musiolik, 07 October 2020, 12:06
Xbox Series X will launch games from older consoles in just a few seconds. All this without any additional optimization or patches. Simply insert the game into the drive or run it from the console.
PS5 Will Offer More PS4 Games but Without Some Features
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 September 2020, 23:55
Internet users have found an interesting piece of information. The source code of PlayStation website indicates that Sony intends to add support for more PS4 games, but there will be some problems and missing features.
PS5 Will Boost Some PS4 and PSVR Games
Bart Swiatek, 22 September 2020, 09:54
Updated information on the official PlayStation 5 website says that Sony's new console will improve the performance of some PS4 and PSVR games.
PS5 Won't Run PS3, PS2 and PS1 Games
Paul Musiolik, 18 September 2020, 10:25
PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible with PlayStation 4, but we will not launch our PS1, PS2 and PS3 games, as officially confirmed by Sony.
Backwards Compatibility of PS5 Will Enable Us to Run 99% of PS4 Games
Paul Musiolik, 17 September 2020, 11:29
PS5's backwards compatibility is a topic that stirrs a ton of emotions. Sony once again announced that we will be able to launch 99% of PlayStation 4 games on PlayStation 5.
PS5 Without Backwards Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3
Agnes Adamus, 31 August 2020, 22:13
Ubisoft has disclosed information on backward compatibility on PS5. It follows that it will only cover titles released on PS4. Previous generations will not be supported by this feature.
PS5 - Rumors of Full Backwards Compatibility With PS4
Arkadiusz Strzala, 06 August 2020, 14:28
Will we be able to run all PS4 games on Sony's new PlayStation 5? So it would seem according to the information provided on Twitter by the user who modifies video games.
PS5 Patent Suggests Backwards Compatibility with PS1, PS2 and PS3 by Streaming
Arkadiusz Strzala, 09 July 2020, 18:15
One of Sony's patents gives hope that not only PS4 games, but also those from earlier generations of consoles will run on the PS5. The key may be streaming.
PS5's Backward Compatibility With PS1, PS2 and PS3 Unconfirmed
Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 01 July 2020, 12:45
Sony focuses on making as many PS4 games as possible compatible with PS5, but remains silent about older platforms.
Free Upgrades for PS5 Games - Sony Doesn't Have Its Own Smart Delivery
Jacob Blazewicz, 17 June 2020, 22:28
Sony Japan announced the company's position on free upgrades for PlayStation 5 games. The company does not prepare a program in the vein of Microsoft's Smart Delivery, and will leave the decision on such free upgrades to the publishers.
XSX Smart Delivery - List of Supported Titles and New Details
Agnes Adamus, 15 June 2020, 23:25
Today, Microsoft shared new information about Smart Delivery. From the post published on the Xbox Wire website, we learned how the process of moving titles between both generations of consoles will take place. We also learned the first list of game available in the service.
Compatibility With PS5 Will Soon be a Must for Every New PS4 Game
Paul Wozniak, 29 May 2020, 21:12
Sony informed developers that new games developed for PS4 will have to be compatible with PS5. In addition, future patches and remasters will also have to be fully compatible with the next-generation device.
Xbox Series X Will Run Older Games in Up to 120 Fps
Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 29 May 2020, 13:56
Microsoft promises thousands of games in backwards compatibility on Xbox Series X and to use the full power of next gen to improve their performance.
PS5 Fans Fear for Backward Compatibility
Bart Swiatek, 29 May 2020, 13:01
A recent discovery suggests that Sony plans to make a change to the PS5 website. A sentence that may be added would suggest that backward compatibility will be limited to a „back catalog”, which will grow with software updates.
Backwards Compatibility of PS5 Will Cover Most of PS4's 4000 Games
Paul Wozniak, 20 March 2020, 22:36
Sony has ensured that the vast majority of games currently available on the PS4 will also be playable on the next-generation console, PlayStation 5, thanks to backward compatibility.
You Can Now Play Dante's Inferno on PC in 4K and 60FPS
Mathias Zulpo, 09 March 2020, 12:02
Dante's Inferno is now playable on PC thanks to a PlayStation 3 emulator. Not only does it run smoothly, but it also supports 4K and 60FPS.
PS5 With Two Hardware Modes for PS4 Game Support
Adrian Werner, 31 December 2019, 10:45
Reliable information about the backward compatibility of PlayStation 5 has surfaced on the web. According to the infor, the console's GPU will have two additional modes of operation, designed specifically for PS4 and PlayStation 4 Pro games.
Leak: PS5 to be Backwards Compatible With PS, PS2, PS3 and PS4 Discs
Konrad Serafinski, 21 November 2019, 11:38
We have more and more leaks about backward compatibility of PS5. Recent reports suggest that the console will read almost all discs from previous generations. In other words: our PS5 will be able to run games from PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4.
Xbox Scarlett Bets on Power, Price and Backward Compatibility
Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2019, 11:52
Phil Spencer and Aaron Greenberg from Microsoft commented on the Xbox Scarlett console. They did not reveal any specifics, but assured us that the company had learned from Xbox One's debut and that the new platform would be able to hold its ground in terms of both power and price.
PS5 Devkit Photo and PSX, PS2, PS3 and PS4 Compatibility Rumors
Paul Wozniak, 19 October 2019, 12:16
One Twitter user who is behind the leak of The Last of Us 2's release date has informed fans not to sell their PSX, PS2, PS3 and PS4 games. This may suggest that the latest Sony console will be compatible with older versions. Additionally, a photo od PS5 devkit has been uploaded to the web.
More MS-DOS Classics Available in Browsers
Bart Swiatek, 15 October 2019, 13:54
The Internet Archive has been enhanced by another 2.5 thousand games created several dozen years ago with MS-DOS in mind. All titles can be played for free in our web browser.
Call of Duty Mobile for Free Also on PC
Konrad Serafinski, 30 September 2019, 09:44
PC owners will be able play Call of Duty: Mobile on their machines. All thanks to GameLoop - an emulator that enables launchin Android games on PC. The game will launch tomorrow.