PS2 Emulation on PS4 is Impressively Good.

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Hey, all.

I've tried over 50 PS2 games on PS4 and most of them work with little to no flaws and their graphics were updated. Sort of a remaster, without it being a repackaged release for a newer console. :)

From doing these tests, I found out that Burnout 3 (I tried the USA and EUR versions and neither worked) can be somewhat played on PS4 via Underground 2 - Burnout 3 Demo.

Screenshots of PS2 Games on PS4:

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Burnout 3 Demo on PS4:

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What a shame Burnout 3 doesn't work (at least in my experience) since it's the best Burnout game, ever.
 

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Hey, all.

I've tried over 50 PS2 games on PS4 and most of them work with little to no flaws and their graphics were updated. Sort of a remaster, without it being a repackaged release for a newer console. :)

From doing these tests, I found out that Burnout 3 (I tried the USA and EUR versions and neither worked) can be somewhat played on PS4 via Underground 2 - Burnout 3 Demo.

Screenshots of PS2 Games on PS4:

de2kspo.png


Np4hpRK.jpg


1Mas70a.jpg


5VG78sc.jpg


FXP06Q6.jpg


OslJaX0.jpg


bPR2YRU.jpg

Burnout 3 Demo on PS4:

iorJP7k.jpg


A7zAH5w.jpg

What a shame Burnout 3 doesn't work (at least in my experience) since it's the best Burnout game, ever.
Thank you very much for showcasing us the games you played. I tried the PS3 PS2 emulator using HEN and the results were mediocre and I still have sly and ratchet games sitting over there when bought them due to incorrect marketing that all PS3 models will play PS2 Games. So when the exploit was released, I was like no I don't spend time again playing a shitty emulator. I will give PS4 a try and I hope that the essentials first-party or/and third party can be played with a few issues. PS2 nowadays are SOOOOO expensive to buy.
 

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Hey, all.

I've tried over 50 PS2 games on PS4 and most of them work with little to no flaws and their graphics were updated. Sort of a remaster, without it being a repackaged release for a newer console. :)
I am glad to hear this, what are you using to emulate the PS2 games on your PS4?
 

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I am glad to hear this, what are you using to emulate the PS2 games on your PS4?
In my experience the rogueV1 emulator gives me the highest success rate. I've got Lament of Innocence, Gitarooman and Namco X Capcom working flawless.
Tried the Jak2 emulator several times, but ended every time on an error message.
 

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I am glad to hear this, what are you using to emulate the PS2 games on your PS4?
I've been converting them via PS2 Classics GUI.

That program really needs to be updated as well as the PSP one, too. I can't even get the PSP program to load an ISO as it crashes immediately.
Wow, someone actually remembers Road Trip? Loved that thing as a kid and replay it all the time. Loved being able to play it on my PS4 too and it ran perfectly.
I also tried Gadget Racers due to the familiar look, but it didn't work (at least the U.S. version).
 

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PS2 emulation on PS3 is certainly more impressive. I wonder how they managed to improve so vastly the netemu performance over softemu. What SPU blackmagic they casted there.

Some smart people at psx-place are going in and hex editing the fixes with I assume a lot of guesswork. While there won't ever be 100% compatibility because there's some games that can't be fixed they've gotten it up to about 80-85%, while the official PS2 emulatoron PS3 was not even 50% very impressive.

They actually are fixing some PS2 on PS4 games too on the same site, but not as many as PS3.
 

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Some smart people at psx-place are going in and hex editing the fixes with I assume a lot of guesswork. While there won't ever be 100% compatibility because there's some games that can't be fixed they've gotten it up to about 80-85%, while the official PS2 emulatoron PS3 was not even 50% very impressive.

They actually are fixing some PS2 on PS4 games too on the same site, but not as many as PS3.
I'm not talking about the compatibility, but rather the performance, lacking any kind of PS2 hardware.
 

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Some smart people at psx-place are going in and hex editing the fixes with I assume a lot of guesswork. While there won't ever be 100% compatibility because there's some games that can't be fixed they've gotten it up to about 80-85%, while the official PS2 emulatoron PS3 was not even 50% very impressive.

They actually are fixing some PS2 on PS4 games too on the same site, but not as many as PS3.
There's a game I wanted to play so badly on PS4 but won't let me: Dead or Alive 2

I tried the USA, EUR, and JPN copies. None worked. The demo discs with it crash, too.

I'd actually pay someone to make a working PS2-PS4 copy of the game.
 

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Some smart people at psx-place are going in and hex editing the fixes with I assume a lot of guesswork. While there won't ever be 100% compatibility because there's some games that can't be fixed they've gotten it up to about 80-85%, while the official PS2 emulatoron PS3 was not even 50% very impressive.

They actually are fixing some PS2 on PS4 games too on the same site, but not as many as PS3.
Are their fixes based on PS3s with hardware emulation or on the newer PS3s without the hardware emulation?
 

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Was aware of the standalone release of Virtua Racing which was exclusive to Japan-only, but tried the Sega Classics Collection and it's even better since it includes more games, translated in English and it's a Western release (for convenience).

Virtua Racing looks great. Still have to try Hotshot Racing.

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Are their fixes based on PS3s with hardware emulation or on the newer PS3s without the hardware emulation?

I have no idea, I just know the games work like a normal PS2 game should, all that matters to me. If you want more info sign up at psx-place.com and ask them.
 
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Hey, all.

I've tried over 50 PS2 games on PS4 and most of them work with little to no flaws and their graphics were updated. Sort of a remaster, without it being a repackaged release for a newer console. :)

From doing these tests, I found out that Burnout 3 (I tried the USA and EUR versions and neither worked) can be somewhat played on PS4 via Underground 2 - Burnout 3 Demo.

Screenshots of PS2 Games on PS4:

de2kspo.png


Np4hpRK.jpg


1Mas70a.jpg


5VG78sc.jpg


FXP06Q6.jpg


OslJaX0.jpg


bPR2YRU.jpg

Burnout 3 Demo on PS4:

iorJP7k.jpg


A7zAH5w.jpg

What a shame Burnout 3 doesn't work (at least in my experience) since it's the best Burnout game, ever.
Huh, really makes you think on why Sony doesn't re-release PS2 games other then licencing issues, oh yeah, it's cuz they're lazy.
 

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I’m really jealous of any PS and android owner right now, us XBOX users won’t ever get such performance with emulators… :(
To be fair series s/x has great performance with emulation with retroarch right now using dev mode so Xbox isn't terrible in this regard not by a long shot.
 
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