Sony has finally confirmed that they are working on PlayStation 2 emulation software for the PlayStation 4.
After rumors started to appear online earlier in the week there has been plenty of talk about if Sony would attempt to counter the recent announcement of Xbox One’s backwards compatibility with their own for PlayStation 4. It seems that they are at least to some extent. A Sony representative speaking to Wired. had this to say:
“We are working on utilizing PS2 emulation technology to bring PS2 games forward to the current generation.” Unfortunately it as swiftly followed up by, “We have nothing further to comment at this point in time.”