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The Blu-ray/DVD drive is our next target, held in place by a couple screws.

Unfortunately, the PS4 is NOT backward-compatible with PS3, PS2 or PS1 games. This drive may spin your old discs, but it won't play them.

Oddly enough, it won't play music CDs, either, although this appears to be a mere software limitation that Sony plans to fix in a later update.

But who needs an optical drive at all anymore, now that we've harnessed the power of the cloud?

That being the case, Sony plans to launch a game-streaming service in 2014 powered by Gaikai tech, which will let you play PS3 games on a PS4. All the processing will be done ‘in the cloud’ by Sony’s servers, with just the video transmitted to your actual console.

That's all well and good, but let's get down to what we really care about: Can we play Crash Bandicoot?

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