• PS5 Architect Mark Cerny Files New Patent for Backwards Compatibility

    5 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Backwards compatibility is something that Xbox has nailed pretty well over PlayStation for the past several years but the latter may not be lagging behind for long. Shaun McIlroy on Twitter discovered a patent filed via the USPTO by PS5 architect Mark Cerny that could indicate backwards compatibility for older PlayStation hardware.
    The patent specifically describes, “Backward compatibility through use of spoof clock and fine grain frequency control.” Given that the PS5 already has backwards compatibility for a number of PS4 titles, it could instead point to support for titles from PS One...
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