Sony has filed for a new patent that shows the company is working on making older PlayStation peripherals compatible with the PlayStation 5.
The patent was filed on June 30, 2022 by Sony Interactive Entertainment and is titled “Systems and Methods for Converting Legacy Code to Updated Code”. It includes a diagram showing old PlayStation peripherals including the PlayStation Move controller, EyeToy, PlayStation Mouse, PSP Go and more.
Sony patent suggests older PlayStation peripherals will be compatible with PS5
The PlayStation Move controller was first released in 2010 and is a motion controller that was designed to compete with the Nintendo Wii controller and Xbox Kinect. The controllers are compatible with PlayStation VR, however the PlayStation VR2 headset will have new controllers.