The Beauty of Backwards Compatibility...and How the Next Gen Systems are Failing the Past


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Want to play 3DS games on your Switch? You can't! Want to play PS3 games on your PS4? You can't! Alas, wouldn't it be great if the next Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo console could play every game from the past twenty years, thus preserving gamers' hard won collections? Well, depending on the company, gamers might just get their wish...or be bitterly disappointed.
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Thanks to Decktonic ( for the cover music

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