P.T., the acclaimed playable teaser for Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro’s cancelled Silent Hills game, apparently is not going to be transferable to the PlayStation 5 when it releases subsequent month. Delisted from the PlayStation Store again in 2015, PS4 items which have P.T. on them nonetheless are nonetheless a sizzling merchandise on the secondary market. Unfortunately, Konami has instructed GamesRadar that the trailer is not going to be backwards suitable with the PS5. According to the e-mail change, a Konami consultant said that “the content material is not going to be out there on the PS Store, so customers gained’t be capable to re-download the content material by means of the backwards compatibility characteristic to the PS5.”
The information brings a tragic conclusion to the saga of P.T. Released in 2014, the teaser was an immediate hit with audiences. With tons of secrets and techniques, and a few really horrifying moments, P.T. appeared to vow large issues for Silent Hills. Alas, it was not meant to be. The game was cancelled in 2015, and P.T. was faraway from the PlayStation Store shortly after. P.T. stays playable for those who have it on PS4, however the game can’t be re-downloaded from the Store.
While the information should not be too stunning contemplating all that is occurred over the previous few years, this may probably be disappointing for gamers which have saved P.T. on their console since its launch. The video game business has lengthy struggled with preserving its personal historical past, permitting total games to be misplaced to time. P.T. is a first-rate instance of that truth, and will ultimately disappear perpetually, if some motion is not taken.
Following the cancellation of Silent Hills, Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro went on to collaborate on Death Stranding. Meanwhile, Konami has all however deserted video game growth, leaving the Silent Hill franchise in limbo. Characters from the franchise recently made their way into Dead by Daylight, however for longtime followers, it is hardly the identical. Despite Konami’s shift in focus, the corporate’s older games and franchises proceed to obtain ports on varied platforms. Perhaps someday, P.T. will obtain one other launch. For now, nonetheless, followers of the playable teaser will wish to maintain on to their present PS4 consoles, or else threat by no means getting one other likelihood to revisit it.
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