According to a leaked document obtained by MCV, Sony is bringing the entire PlayStation 2 (PS2) catalog to the PlayStation Network (PSN). The UK trade magazine reported:
"Sony is planning on bringing the entire PS2 back-catalogue to its digital content platform PSN, MCV can reveal.
The move adds credibility to the many cynics who questioned Sony’s insistence that its decision to remove PS2 backwards compatibility from PS3 was a cost-cutting move and not a strategic one."
As I wrote last month, I completely expect Sony to do this
. I don't think anyone should be surprised by this "leaked document". In fact, I'm surprised that people are surprised. There will be gamers complaining vociferously about this move, but as Nintendo has shown over the years, it's easy to get players to buy the same game over and over again. If Nintendo can do it, then why not Sony?
I'm sure you guys and gals have a lot to say on the matter. I want to know what you think, especially gamers that don't have a backwards compatible PlayStation 3.