Some PlayStation 4 Assassin's Creed Games Won't Work On PlayStation 5

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Ubisoft shared a blog post right now explaining how cross-progression, cross-play, and backwards compatibility will work for sure games as soon as next-gen consoles arrive. It’s an informative learn, however one factor that stands out is {that a} handful of the writer’s PlayStation Four catalog, together with a number of Assassin’s Creed games, gained’t be playable on PlayStation 5. 

While all Ubisoft Xbox One games might be backwards suitable on Xbox Series X/S, the identical will not be true for the next PlayStation 4 games on Playstation 5:

  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack
  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles India 
  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles China
  • Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Russia
  • Risk 
  • Space Junkies
  • Star Trek Bridge Crew
  • Werewolves Within

The submit doesn’t clarify why these particular titles gained’t work on PlayStation 5. Syndicate is maybe the strangest entry, because it’s the one mainline AC game to get left behind (the Chronicles games are side-scrolling spin-offs, for these unaware). Entries that got here earlier than, reminiscent of Black Flag, and entries that got here after, like Odyssey, have seemingly made the lower. That’s a disgrace given Syndicate is one of the best installments within the sequence. Again, this solely applies to the PlayStation variations of those games. If you personal Syndicate on Xbox One, for instance, you possibly can play it on Series X/S. 

On the plus aspect, Ubisoft additionally introduced cross-platform saves for games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Immortals Fenix Rising, and Riders Republic. It additionally reiterated the free next-gen upgrades for these titles in addition to Watch Dogs: Legion and Rainbow Six: Siege. You ought to undoubtedly give the announcement a learn to get the complete scope of the place and how one can play standard Ubisoft games throughout numerous consoles and PC. 

Do you care which you could’t play Assassin’s Creed Syndicate or any game listed on PlayStation 5? Let us know within the feedback! 

[Source: Ubisoft via Kotaku]


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