Yoshida Talks VR, Back Compat; No SOCOM, Crash Bandicoot for PS4

By   /   11 months ago
Shuhei Yoshida on SOCOM

With the PS2 games coming to the PS4, it is only natural that hopes for getting to play some of the classics get rekindled. SOCOM and Crash Bandicoot are two of such titles that the fans really want on their latest consoles.

President of Sony Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida recently commented on both the games, but sadly it is not what you would have wanted.

About SOCOM he said that “we have nothing to announce about SOCOM, thanks for your passion though,” and repeated the same at least two more times to let it sink in. He also clearly stated that they also don’t have a plan of bringing Crash Bandicoot to PS4 although Shawn Layden was recently seen donning a Crash shirt in a public appearance.

That is not all, he has been answering a number of other questions too. When someone said that the feature they are giving for PS2 titles on PS4 isn’t actually backwards compatibility until they let them play with the original hardware, Yoshida agreed it is not and added:

They are much improved games with trophy support.

And, he repeated that a couple of times too.

Someone urged him to talk about any future firmware updates and listed some of the features that the community wants like notifications, folders, custom backgrounds and online ID change. Interestingly, we found Yoshida’s reply a little crude as instead of agreeing with the feedback or appreciating it, he said “we are aware of people’s needs.”

Oh and in case you weren’t sure already, you will not need the PlayStation Move for all the games that come out on the PlayStation VR – only some. Moving on, he thinks that it is a good idea to bring a boxing game to PlayStation VR, so keep that in check too. Lastly, Sony has been working on a VR headset since 2010 – beat that Oculus!

Featured Videos

Join the Conversation

Hot Right Now

Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   2 months ago
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter …

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   2 months ago
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   2 months ago
Insanely Priced Retro-Games

Top-10 Insanely Priced Retro Games

It goes without saying that video gaming is a luxury and an expensive hobby. While most of the...

by   /   2 months ago
Video Games Past

Why Some Video Games Should Let Go of Their Past

We all have favorite video games franchises that we so dearly love the way they are and yet we also...

by   /   3 months ago
Load More