GTA Online Will Shut Down For PS3, Xbox 360 At The End Of 2021
GTA 5 is an old game, but the folks at Rockstar have managed to keep milking the series with GTA Online. This allows GTA gamers to continue enjoying the game with their friends online, kind of like an MMO of sorts. Unfortunately for those who are still playing on the PS3 or Xbox 360, the fun is coming to an end.
Sony Changes Their Mind, Won’t Shut Down PS3 Or PS Vita Stores
Back in March, Sony announced that they would be shutting down the digital storefronts for the PS3 and PS Vita. While we’re sure that some gamers would have been disappointed, it makes sense. Sony has pretty much stopped developing games for mobile consoles and they are focusing on the PS5, a console that’s two generations older than the PS3.
Sony Confirms Shut Down Of PS3, PS Vita, PSP Stores This July
Earlier last week, it was reported that Sony could be looking to shut down the stores for its PS3, PS Vita, and PSP consoles. Given how old those consoles are and with Sony already focusing their efforts and resources into the PS5, the report didn’t really come as that big of a surprise, but for those wondering if it’s true, yes, it is.
PS5 Won’t Have Backwards Compatibility With PS3 Or Older
For gamers who want to enjoy a massive library of games, it seems that Microsoft’s Xbox Series X could be the console to get. This is because the console will support backwards compatibility with games going back as far as the original Xbox as long as those games were already backwards compatible on the Xbox One X.
This Is How Sony Could Handle Backwards Compatibility On The PS5
When it comes to backwards compatibility on consoles, it’s safe to say that Microsoft has done a much better job compared to Sony. For instance, the PS4 supports backwards compatibility with PS3 games, but that’s pretty much it, whereas the Xbox One supports the original Xbox and Xbox 360 games.
PlayStation 3 Production In Japan Has Officially Ended
With the PS4 and PS4 Pro available for purchase and with some analysts even predicting that we’ll be seeing a PS5 in 2018, we’re sure that there are quite a few who might have forgotten about the previous generation, the Sony PS3, which we should note has officially ended its production in Japan.
PS3 Production To End Soon In Japan
Sony’s PS4 console has been around for a couple of years now, but it seems that the PS3 console is still being produced. However we guess all good things must come to an end which is why Sony Japan has announced that production of the PS3 over in Japan will be coming to an end soon.
PlayStation Plus Free Games For March 2017 Revealed
PlayStation Plus subscribers would certainly be wondering what games they will get for free this month as part of their subscription. Sony has now gone ahead and revealed the PlayStation Plus free games for March 2017. The list has been revealed on its official U.S. PlayStation Blog. The lineup includes two titles each for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and the PlayStation Vita.
Latest PlayStation Store Sale Cuts Prices Of Some Great Games
Sony often offers great deals and discounts on digital game downloads via the PlayStation Store and it’s back again with a new sale. The company is calling it the “Critics’ Choice” sale which means that it’s going to provide discounts on some of the best PlayStation games that money can buy. We’ve checked out the list and there are certainly some great titles that you can pick up at very […]
PlayStation Now Will Stop Supporting Older PlayStation Devices
If you are a gamer who uses Sony’s PlayStation Now services, you might be interested to learn that the company has recently made an announcement in which it seems that they will be ending support for older PlayStation devices, as well as other previously-compatible Sony and non-Sony devices.
PlayStation Store Flash Sale Offers Games For $5
Sony often offers flash sales on the PlayStation Store over the weekend so that console owners can purchase some new titles at discounted prices. It works well for both parties as more games are bought via the PlayStation Store and console owners get them at discounted prices. Sony is running one such promotion right now by offering games for as low as $5 via the PlayStation Store.
Free PS Plus Games For January 2017 Confirmed
As part of its PlayStation Plus membership, Sony provides members with a handful of free games every month. They can keep these games for as long as they like but they just have to download them in the period that Sony makes them free. Sony has now confirmed the list of free PS Plus games for January 2017. This new set of games is going to ring in the New […]
PlayStation Plus Free Games For November 2016 Confirmed
Sony today confirmed the lineup of free games that will be provided to PlayStation Plus members next month. Both Microsoft and Sony run similar programs for their consoles and as an added incentive provide a handful of games for free to members. Microsoft already confirmed its Xbox Live Games with Gold lineup yesterday and today Sony has followed up with its very own list of titles for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
Skyrim Special Edition PS4 Graphics Compared To The PS3
In a few days’ time, Bethesda will be releasing Skyrim Special Edition, which in case you missed the announcement at E3 earlier this year, is effectively a remastered version of the game with brand new graphics. So the question is, should you spend your money on it even if you’ve completed the game?
PlayStation Plus Free Games For September 2016 Confirmed
If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber the first thing you need to know is that Sony is raising the price of this subscription plan – here is everything you need to know about this hike. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s take a look at the PlayStation Plus free games for September 2016 that all subscribers are entitled to as part of their subscription.
First PSN Humble Bundle Discounts Capcom Games
Humble Bundle is known for offering great discounts on PC games but it’s now moving towards consoles in a big way and for that purpose, it’s teaming up with Sony and Capcom. The first ever PlayStation Network Humble Bundle has been launched and it provides some great discounts on Capcom games. Customers also have the option to decide how much of their purchase goes into the developer’s pocket and how much is […]
Nintendo NX Graphics Will Reportedly Be Between The PS3 & PS4
Are graphics important when it comes to gaming? For some gamers yes, but for others, not really. After all back in the day, there were many gamers (and there are probably still quite a few) who were into MUDs, games that were completely based on text and where it was pretty much left to your imagination.
Bungie’s Destiny To Break Away From Legacy Consoles This August
When Destiny’s next expansion “Rise of Iron” was announced, it was also revealed that the game would not be available on older consoles like the Xbox 360 or PS3. While it wasn’t surprising, Bungie still came forward with an explanation stating that the majority of their gamers were already on the current-gen consoles.
Bungie Explains Why ‘Rise Of Iron’ Won’t Be On The PS3/Xbox 360
Yesterday Bungie unveiled the next expansion for Destiny called Rise of Iron. The game will be arriving on the PS4 and Xbox One which we guess is not really a surprise, and the lack of PS3 and Xbox 360 support was also not a surprise since we imagine that Bungie would want to focus their efforts and resources on newer hardware.
Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Won’t Be Arriving On The PS3/Xbox 360
As you might have heard, the next-gen Call of Duty title has recently been announced in the form of Infinite Warfare. The game was announced for the PC as well as consoles such as the PS4 and the Xbox One. Now we’re sure some gamers might be wondering what about older consoles like the PS3 or Xbox 360?