Sony’s CEO Jim Ryan told CNET that the will launch with cross-generational play. That means players will be able to play a game on the PlayStation 4 or switch to the same saved game on the PlayStation 5 and switch back as well.
“Whether it’s backward compatibility or the possibility of cross-generational play, we’ll be able to transition that community to next-gen,” Ryan told . “It won’t be a binary choice about whether you have to be either on PlayStation 4 or next-gen to continue your friendship.”
Ryan was named CEO of PlayStation in February, and he has been at Sony for 25 years. Sony won’t be at next week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) for the first time in 24 years, and the PS5 is