Those responsible from Sony founded a new team that takes care of the preservation of old Playstation games. One of the employees is Garrett Fredley, who is involved in the “Preservation Team” as a senior build engineer, and caused a conversation with the announcement of his new job on Twitter. After all, Sony was not necessarily known for the preservation of his classics in the past.

Why does Sony suddenly need such a team?

Officially, nothing is known, but it is obvious that the offer is responsible for the establishment of the maintenance team as part of PS Plus Premium . From the 22. June 2022 Subscribers in Europe receive direct access to a library full of classics that have been published for PS3, PS2, PSP and PS1 . So that these titles run on modern hardware without any problems, the new team now takes care of these games.

What games are there at PS Plus Premium?

Although the changeover of PS Plus on the Asian market will be due in less than a month, Sony is still holding back with the complete list of classics. However, the first title has appeared in the Playstation Store database this week, which are probably games of the upcoming retro library . The list includes Ridge Racer 2, Tekken 2, Worms World Party, Worms Armageddon and Mr. Driller.

How does “Game Preservation” actually work?

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If you want to learn a little more about the topic, you should take a look at the presentation of Garrett Fredley , which he presented as part of the GDC 2019. In his lecture, he speaks – at that time as an employee of EA – about the preservation of numerous titles of the publisher.

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