Not at all like with Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony hasn’t empowered any sort of hardware backwards compatibility with the PlayStation 4. That implies you can’t pop an old PS3 disk into the drive and anticipate that it will dispatch one of your unsurpassed top choices from back when, nor would you be able to hit the PlayStation Store and download an old PS3 pick … all things considered, unless it’s a remastered version, obviously.
Be that as it may, Sony has an alternate sort of arrangement rather: PlayStation Now.
The cloud-based administration is available by means of PlayStation 4 and PC, and it gives you a chance to take advantage of an immense library of many PlayStation 3 titles whenever. The games stream over the web to your PS4 or PC, thus long as you have a sufficiently solid connection, you ought to get consistent performance. Getting it done, it’s almost unclear from running the first disks or downloads.
Be that as it may, on the off chance that you have an old save game on your PS3, you may be freeloaded to need to begin once again in a substantial amusement like Red Dead Redemption, The Last of Us, or the recently included Fallout 3. Be that as it may, perhaps you don’t need to be.
In the event that you have a PlayStation Plus membership, at that point you can without much of a stretch exchange your old spare records to the cloud on your PS3 and after that lift them move down on the PS4.
Here’s the secret.
Stage 1. Utilize the cloud
PlayStation Plus is the way to online play and free month to month game’s for PlayStation proprietors, yet there’s another enormous liven that is more profound in the subtle elements: Plus Online Storage. Basically, it’s a cloud locker for your valuable game saves.
This can be useful for keeping your recoveries moved down for genuine feelings of serenity, or giving you a chance to play over different PS4s, it’s likewise ideal for conveying your old PS3 sets aside to your present gen comfort for PlayStation Now utilization.
Before you get a controller, make certain to peruse the PlayStation Now diversion postings on your PlayStation 4 or by means of the site. You’ll need to know which PS3 recreations you intend to return to on PS4, so you can try to move the majority of your required diversion spares at one time.
Accepting that you didn’t as of now hurl your PS3 spares into the cloud long prior, you’ll require your PlayStation 3 for this one – so if it’s covered in a storage room some place, pause for a minute to uncover it and tidy it off. When it’s started up, simply go to the Game segment in the XMB menu interface and select Saved Data Utility (PS3).
From that point, simply explore to any game on the rundown, tap the triangle catch, and you’ll see a Copy order with the PlayStation Plus logo by it. Hit that, pick the Online Storage envelope that flies up, and you’ll have the capacity to send the record up in a moment. On the off chance that you have numerous spare documents, or separate spare and profile records, at that point you ought to most likely transfer all that you have for each diversion. Preferred to do it now over need to start up the PS3 again for it later.
In the event that you are transferring spare substance from various games , you can spare a couple of steps as well. When you tap triangle on any diversion, explore up to Copy Multiple rather, and you can choose a few games on the double. You can even Select All and complete everything in one move.
When you have your documents up in the cloud, you’re finished with the PS3.
Stage 2. Import the saves on the PS4
Presently it’s a great opportunity to change over to the PlayStation 4. Start up the reassure and hit the PlayStation Now application to pick which game you need to play.
When you have a PS3 game up and running on the PS4, you’ll have to play around in the menus a bit to get the spare document onto your present console.
Press the Home button on the DualShock 4 controller to pull up the PlayStation Now menu and explore over to Display PS Now XMB Menu. Basically, it’s a reduced form of the recognizable PS3 menu, and it holds the way to maneuvering your old save into the PlayStation Now game.
Here you’ll see the recognizable Saved Data Utility (PS3) choice, so tap X and enter. It’ll have you quit the game, so simply go ahead and consent to that. Enter the Online Storage envelope that shows up next, and you’ll locate the total posting of the considerable number of records you sent up to the cloud. From here, it’s simply an issue of squeezing triangle on an amusement, choosing Copy, and holding up the second or two it takes for each document to download. What’s more, as some time recently, there’s a Copy Multiple alternative at the best that’ll spare some tedium here.
Hit the circle button two or three times to retreat from menus and you’ll be given the alternative to leave the utility and backpedal to your PlayStation Now diversion. Do that, and your spare document ought to be prepared and sitting tight for you to load and proceed.
It takes a touch of work and a few consoles, yet the final product is the capacity to get where you exited off on your old PlayStation 3 games – however now on your PlayStation 4. With gigantic diversions like Fallout 3 and Fallout New Vegas included as of late, alongside numerous more epic encounters and old top choices in the PlayStation Now library, you may be enticed to circle back on a few works of art. Gratefully, you won’t need to give up your well deserved progress to do as such.
On the other hand: Go back to what’s to the future!
In the event that for reasons unknown you begin playing a PlayStation Now diversion on your PS4 and you conclude that you’d rather proceed with the journey on your PS3 (with a disc or download), you can move a spare record back by basically turning around the procedure.
From inside the PlayStation Now amusement on PS4, hit the Home catch, enter the Saved Data Utility (PS4), and afterward pick which Now save you need to duplicate to the cloud. Backpedal to your PlayStation 3, enter a similar menu from the XMB principle menu and enter the Online Storage organizer. You’ll have the capacity to duplicate the save locally from that point and proceed with the game you began on PlayStation Now.