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A CNET Japan article containing a full list of 196 games with backwards compatibility issues. Apparently, Sony responded with a statement that backwards compatibility was never expected to be 100%, and that some people do not mind playing games without sound. Fortunately, the company also stated that these issues will be addressed in an eventual system update
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and that some people do not mind playing games without sound!
sony really does believe that they tell people what to think
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Well not all of the ps1 games worked properly on the ps2, and not all xbox games work on the 360, you will always run into problems when emulating, and it is better to have the option to play your old games with a few glitches then not to have it at all.
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Well not all of the ps1 games worked properly on the ps2, and not all xbox games work on the 360, you will always run into problems when emulating, and it is better to have the option to play your old games with a few glitches then not to have it at all.
I never noticed that with the PS2 O_o
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Well not all of the ps1 games worked properly on the ps2, and not all xbox games work on the 360, you will always run into problems when emulating, and it is better to have the option to play your old games with a few glitches then not to have it at all.
While that's true, the main reason I bought a PS2 over an Xbox was becuase the day I brought home the system I would have like 30+ games in my library. I won't justify $600 for a console, but I would definitely consider a PS3 over a 360 if it were perfectly backwards compatible.
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I don't understand why they'd have faults seeing as the emotion engine is on board. With the 360 it was very different, they worked from the bottom up and they didn't have the xbox processor on the motherboard,
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They are having problems with the sound, which is probably software related, not hardware.
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post #8 of 25
Guys Look At Me!!!

I'm Surprised At This Article. ..... Oh wait.....

In my eyes, sony doesn't care about the individuals, they just know that people will actually buy their consoles and not questions the sudden lies they try to act like they DIDN'T impose on us.

So whatever, I really don't care about the PS3 per say (graphics rock, gameplay's great) but sony only wants their money, fanboy's don't want to admit it but they will be not admitting the truth with empty pockets for the system, controller (wee GYRO OMG WARHAWK AIRPLANE SHOOTER DUMB CRAP GAME), and 2 games for.. Oh I don't know... ~$800 << ridiculous.
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I hope the price drops substantially after a year (AKA down to 300-400), which it won't, but still, I can dream can't I?

I'd love to play my old PS2 games and get some new PS3 games at the same time
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Sony has become just like EA. Release a half-finished product and then try to fix it with an endless series of patches that only make matters worse.
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