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Since the launch of the Playstation 3 Sony has always said they were committed to their Playstation fans, and wanted to make the PS2 to Playstation 3 transition as easy as possible. In the early days backwards compatibility was a part of the plan. However, recently SCEA Marketing Boss John Koller stated that backwards compatibility was off the table, and that the majority of gamers are buying the Playstation 3 to play PS3 games.

Well, we happen to catch up with an 'anonymous source' from Sony’s Computer Entertainment while at a recent press event. After getting some one on one time, the source revealed exactly whats been happing at Sony regarding the PlayStation 3, and backwards compatibility. Here’s what we found.
MGS Remastered.
Edited by Pibbz - 1/7/11 at 12:26am
 
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isn't this news like 2 months old? don't get me wrong, this is very interesting as i haven't seen this yet but yea..
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isn't this news like 2 months old? don't get me wrong, this is very interesting as i haven't seen this yet but yea..
Yes, It's from November. But so what? It IS interesting and hasn't been posted.
 
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And nothing yet...
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I'm in with the remastered MGS 1, 2, and 3 and Final Fantasy 7 and 8. Gonna epic! Snaaaaaaaaaaaaake!!!!
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And nothing yet...
Actually, Prince of Persia HD has already been released and the Splinter Cell HD Trilogy was confirmed about a month ago.

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Splin...d-174077.shtml

We've also had the God of War Collection and Ico and Shadow of the Colossus have been confirmed as well.
 
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I'm in with the remastered MGS 1, 2, and 3 and Final Fantasy 7 and 8. Gonna epic! Snaaaaaaaaaaaaake!!!!

MGS1, FF7 and 8 are PS1 Title..


SE already state is not gonna remake FF7 because it take "13 years to remake into ff13 graphic XD
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But if they removed the backwards compatibilty feature because SONY where trying to decrease the pricing of the PlayStation 3 then it must have been something more than just piece of software, maybe a seperate component built into the motherboard?

Remove B/C, 2 USB's, Card readers and the chrome finish then the price decresed massively from around £799 to £399.. It must have been more than software so I doubt it's going to happen. Unless they bring it with a new model type of PlayStation 3 like the Xbox 360's (Jasper etc.. and the other chipsets).

Also all these HD re-mastered versions of old classics as mentioned earlier make me think they won't bother with the idea and willl just release re-mastered editions of the most known franchises on the PlayStation 2. To be honest I think a Metal Gear Solid Re-Mastered Edition should have been developed after the God of War Collection.

Sorry for rambling on.. I tend to do that.
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But if they removed the backwards compatibilty feature because SONY where trying to decrease the pricing of the PlayStation 3 then it must have been something more than just piece of software, maybe a seperate component built into the motherboard?
The first few PS3s had hardware to play PS2 games built into them. Then they moved on to software emulation in later models, and then they just stopped all together.
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Is there going to be a remastered KH2?
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