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

Ubisoft shared a weblog put up at the moment explaining how cross-progression, cross-play, and backwards compatibility will work for sure video 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 4 catalog, together with a number of Assassin’s Creed video games, gained’t be playable on PlayStation 5. 

While all Ubisoft Xbox One video games might be backwards suitable on Xbox Series X/S, the identical will not be true for the next PlayStation 4 video 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 put up 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 sport to get left behind (the Chronicles video games are side-scrolling spin-offs, for these unaware). Entries that got here earlier than, similar to Black Flag, and entries that got here after, like Odyssey, have seemingly made the minimize. That’s a disgrace given Syndicate is likely one of the greatest installments within the sequence. Again, this solely applies to the PlayStation variations of those video games. If you personal Syndicate on Xbox One, for instance, you’ll be able to play it on Series X/S. 

On the plus facet, Ubisoft additionally introduced cross-platform saves for video 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 positively give the announcement a learn to get the complete scope of the place and how one can play fashionable Ubisoft video games throughout numerous consoles and PC. 

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

[Source: Ubisoft through Kotaku]

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