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E3 is approaching fast, and according to industry insider Ahsan Rasheed, that is normally quite accurate with the information his sources give him, Sony has a lot of interesting things in the pipeline, as he said today on Twitter.

This would be an even bigger incentive to buy a PS4 O.o
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hooooleeeeeeeeyyy
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And here I just bought a PS3 to play my old PS1 games.
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From the article. Read the details, like 'select titles' & 'still buggy'. Still promising.
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Be excited: 1. Local PS2 / PS1 support on PS4 w/ native 1080p rendering for select titles.

2. Bluray+Media Player updates

3. VR demos from at future events

4. PS4 exclusive game stuff

5. PlayStation Now launch

Number 1 I’ve known for a good minute, but software is still buggy and not every game works. Please be excited.

Ahsan continued by giving more details on what’s going on behind the scenes with the Project Morpheus virtual reality headset:

Devs I’m talking to really want to try Morpheus. Community feels like it is the best way to introduce VR to mainstream consumers.

Oh and Sony has opened the floodgates asking for open criticism from third parties on Morpheus and what they want to see in a final product.

If you are interested in how Sony is approaching Morpheus, they are designing it similar to PS4 and Dualshock 4. Taking developer feedback.
    
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So sounds like they are getting an emulator going for them.

Heck, the hardware in the PS4 should be able to run ePSXe and PCSX2 with very little modification to the software. I doubt Sony needs to, but it would be nice if Sony actually approached the authors on this and truly did bring ePSXe and PCSX2 to the PS4...they deserve more recognition for all the work they've done.
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Please be true.

And hopefully not at an additional cost!
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I have not regretted buying an Xbox One until this very moment...
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I have not regretted buying an Xbox One until this very moment...

Maybe MS will try to counter with an Xbox emulator...that might accidentally leak over into the PC world. biggrin.gif
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If I didn't already have my old PS1/2 collection on emulation, this would be great incentive to buy a PS4! Of course you'd still need a PS3 AND PS4 to play the complete library of PS games, but it's a step in the right direction smile.gif Heck, if that PS3 emulator takes off, we PC only folks will be set!

If only they made a good range of RPG/JRPGs for the PC I wouldn't be jonesing for a console so bad from time to time. From what I've heard though... I wasn't missing much from FFXIII rolleyes.gif
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Maybe MS will try to counter with an Xbox emulator...that might accidentally leak over into the PC world. biggrin.gif

That would just make my day too. There were quite a few old Xbox games I'd love to just toss on the PC and run since my Xbox is long gone, and never bought a 360.
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