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PS5 BC Update: List of PS4 Games That Don’t Work On PS5

Sony has updated the official support website for the PS5 confirming the list of PS4 games that currently do not work for PlayStation 5 through backward compatibility.

PS5 will be able to play 99% of PS4 games through backward compatibility, however, there will be a couple of them that won’t be playable on PlayStation 5, at least not at launch. These games have been confirmed through an update on the backward compatibility FAQ for the PS5.

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According to Sony, the following PS4 games are confirmed to not support PS5 backward compatibility at launch.

  • DWVR
  • Afro Samurai 2 Revenge of Kuma Volume One
  • TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2
  • Just Deal With It!
  • Shadow Complex Remastered
  • Robinson: The Journey
  • We Sing
  • Hitman Go: Definitive Edition
  • Shadwen
  • Joe’s Diner

If you want to play any of these games on your PlayStation 5, the bad news is that they won’t work on your new console, at least not at launch. The good news is that a future update might add support for these games.

Sony has also confirmed some of the limitations that will apply to play backward compatible games on the PS5.

  • The SHARE menu cannot be displayed during PS4 gameplay on PS5 consoles. You can take screenshots and images by pressing the create button on your DualSense wireless controller to show the create menu. Additionally, you can use the button shortcuts to start/stop video recording or to save screenshots as follows:
    • Single press the create (DualSense) or SHARE button (DUALSHOCK4) to show the create menu
    • Press and hold the create (DualSense) or SHARE button (DUALSHOCK4)  to take a screenshot
    • Double press the create (DualSense) or SHARE button (DUALSHOCK4) to start and stop video recording manually. 
  • The HD Camera is not compatible with PS4 games – please connect a PlayStation Camera via a PlayStation®Camera adaptor.
  • HDR is automatically switched on for PS5 consoles. To turn off HDR, go to Settings > Screen and Video > Video Output > HDR and select SDR.
  • The PS4 tournaments feature is not supported on PS5 consoles.
  • In-Game Live from PlayStation is not supported on PS5 consoles.
  • PS5 consoles do not support the PS4 Second Screen app or game companion apps.

PS5 is officially set to launch in most major markets on November 12, and for the rest of the world on November 19.

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