PS3 could play PS2 games again as Sony patents technology

The technology works by emulating the PS2's Emotion Engine

Siliconera reports that Sony has patented new technology that allows the PlayStation 3 to play all PlayStation 2 games. The article explains that the technology works by emulating the PS2's Emotion Engine, which would enable the PS3 to be backwards compatible with PS2 games. This is a feature that was present in the first generation of the PS3 but was later dropped as newer models were introduced.

Read the original article on Siliconera here.