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New PlayStation Store Won’t Sell PS3 and PSP Games

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Sony Interactive Entertainment will no longer sell PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable games on the new PlayStation Store.

The new PlayStation Store designed for PlayStation 5 will work on browser and mobile devices as confirmed by Sony, but the next-gen console will not be backward compatible with PS3 and PSP games, only PS4 titles and PS5 titles will be sold on the new PlayStation Store.

Today, Sony Interactive Entertainment also confirmed that the new PlayStation Store will be integrated into the PlayStation 5’s menu, this should allow the store to run better than the current-gen app on PlayStation 4.

“Our brand-new PlayStation™Store launches on web and mobile from 21 – 26 October 2020, and we are making some changes to the content you can access on PS Store via your desktop and mobile devices.

What is changing?
The following changes will come into effect online from 21 – 26 October, and on mobile on 28 October:

• You will no longer be able to buy:
o PlayStation®3 games and add-ons
o PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) games and add-ons
o PlayStation®Vita games and add-ons
o Apps
o Themes
o Avatars

• The Wishlist feature will be discontinued and any items currently on “Your Wishlist” will be removed.

What does this mean for you?
The content listed above will no longer be available to buy on PS Store when accessed via a desktop or mobile device. However, you will still be able to buy PS3™, PSP or PS Vita content by accessing PS Store directly from your PS3, PSP or PS Vita. PlayStation®4 apps, themes and avatars can also be downloaded via PS Store on your PS4™ console.

What about the content you already own?
You will still be able to access all your previously purchased PS3, PSP or PS Vita content as before. Your existing PS4 apps, themes and avatars will remain on your PS4 console.”

Source: PlayStation

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