You can expect classic PlayStation games to support several modern enhancements and features when they accompany the launch of the all-new PlayStation Plus in the coming weeks.
The Malaysian PlayStation Store was updated this weekend (via ResetEra) to list some of the classic PlayStation games that will be available to PlayStation Plus Premium members. Their descriptions finally confirmed the improvements and add-ons they will be rolling out with.
To start; Classic PlayStation games will support resolution scaling for higher resolutions and higher frames per second. The resolution upscaling, however, doesn’t mention improved textures, at least for now, but that’s something Sony Interactive Entertainment could probably pursue down the road.
The addition of trophy support has also been confirmed alongside fast save and rewind, with the latter rewind function working like the SNES Classic Edition console emulator by allowing players to pause the game before playing. go back a few seconds or a few minutes.
Additionally, classic PlayStation games will feature custom video filters such as a CRT filter to play the game like it’s supposed to be back in the 90s, a 4:3 filter for a boxed image, and a likely Pixel Perfect filter like that of the SNES Classic Edition to play the game without stretching the image.
More importantly, some classic PlayStation games like Worms World Party will support online play with full support for various game modes.
PlayStation Classics will not be exclusive to PlayStation Plus Premium subscribers. Based on PlayStation Store listings, classic games will cost between $5 and $7 for non-members.
PlayStation Plus Premium will offer a catalog of 340 classic games ranging from the original PlayStation to PlayStation 3. Sony has confirmed that players who already own legitimate digital copies of PlayStation One and PlayStation Portable games will be able to access and download them freely. on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 at no cost.
The all-new PlayStation Plus will launch in early June. Sony Interactive Entertainment is expected to detail the aforementioned upgrades and enhancements in the coming days.