Last week Wall Street Journal reported that the Playstation 4 will be capable of streaming the PlayStation 3 games. Today, According to the Wall Street Journal, the PS4 Will Be Able To Play PS3 Games And Optical Discs. Not only that, but the PS4 will also interact heavily with social services, and allow you to upload video directly on YouTube.
WSJ says this:
Since the acquisition [of Gaikai in July of 2012 for $380 million], Sony has been investing heavily to prepare Gaikai’s technology to enhance its new console, the people familiar with Sony’s plans said. Sony has been preparing the technology to be used to allow users to play current PlayStation 3 games on the device, making a broader array of titles available at the outset, these people said. The new device is also expected to play new games stored on optical discs.
The new PlayStation also will allow players to share achievements on social networks through smoother links to Facebook or Twitter, while also enabling aspects such as sharing footage of game play online through YouTube, people familiar with Sony’s plans said. Sony’s new console may also allow users to compete against others using different hardware, such as smartphones and other portable devices, those people said.
The Playstation 4 will be reveal on Wednesday, February 20th in New York city. Leave a comment let us what you think about this speculation