A fresh job advertisement, published by PlayStation Lifestyle after being discovered on ResetEra, suggests that Sony might be attempting to hire an engineer to correct its PS3 emulation. There is also rumours of replacing old PS3 peripherals on the new machine. Which would all be a relief.
If you have seen Sonys relaunched PlayStation Plus for the PS4 and PS5, you will have noticed that when you look at the 400+ games in its extensive archives, everything on PS3 must be streamed. Oh man, the streaming sucks.
So far, the PS5 has been incapable of generating PS3 emulation, which makes for a major devastation when it comes to missing out on that entire set of redesigned games on modern machines. PS+ gives the option to download games from the PS1, PS2, PS4, and probably PS5. For the PS3, you are stuck with streaming, and in my experience, that's a shamble of pixels and failure.
A new job advertisement for a Software Development Engineer was promoted on LinkedIn by PlayStation Studios.
Our software development engineer position is on the PlayStation Studios' Tools and Technology team to support the newly relaunched Classics for PS4 and PS5 via emulation of legacy PlayStation platforms. As a Classics engineer, you would work closely with a group of other engineers, producers, and QA teams to fix bugs, add new features, and develop new emulators.
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It's the one emulator that needs to be fully developed, which has me sober. If developers are going rogue and intending to allow people to run their GBA ROMs on the console, the PS3 is the only emulator that really needs to be developed.
Gleichzeitig, Gamerant has found a new patent from Sony that demonstrates a desire to have a bunch of PS3 peripherals on the PS5, including the EyeToy, the PS Mouse, and the PS Move controllers.
The game, which was once again relaunched on the PS5, was discovered to be a smuggled mess of enormous pixels. I'm adamantly disappointed by the image breakdowns, game-ending input lag, and a message indicating my 1GB internet connection isn't suitable for streaming. Which is quite hazy.
Bring on emulation! There are, certainly, already functioning PS3 emulators for PC, and given the power of the PS5, it shouldnt be too difficult to replicate this on the console. Getting it working on PS4, however, might be a tougher task. However, it's nice to at least cling to these little bits of hope.
I find it very odd that these companies, often the emulation communities, have now used the same technology to strengthen their business models.