Wondering how to move games from PS3 to PS4? Well, if you are facing this dilemma then this post will be helpful for you and assist you in fully comprehending the steps you will have to take to accomplish this task. So, let us delve into the details here.
How to move games from PS3 to PS4?
If you want to move the game save files onto PS4 PlayStation Now then you are at the right place since this is the topic we will be exploring in the following sections in greater detail.
First of all, we would like to mention that no backward compatibility has been enabled by Sony as we have seen in Xbox One X. As a result you will not be able to simply use any older PS3 disc in the drive and start playing all the games you always loved. Moreover, it is also not possible to move to PlayStation store and download the old games from there.
So, does that mean that there is no option to transfer the game files from PS3 to PS4? Not exactly, there is certainly a way you can accomplish this task. Let us find out how this can be possible.
For this purpose you will have to make use of PlayStation Now. PlayStation Now is one of the cloud based services which you can access through PlayStation 4 along with PC and start exploring a library containing several hundred titles from PlayStation 3, anytime and anywhere.
If you have a good internet connection then the games will start streaming to your PlayStation 4 and you will not be able to distinguish whether it is streaming online or running from an original disc.
The Problem of Old Save Games
In case, you already have an older save game on the PS3, then you may feel that it will now be necessary to start over again. But the good news is that you will not have to in case you have PlayStation Plus subscription.
The subscription will make it possible to transfer those older save files onto the cloud and then easily pick them on your new PS4.