If you are expecting more classic PlayStation 2 games on PlayStation 4, we have some good news for you. Sony has recently announced via a podcast that Gradius II will arrive on July 15 in North America on PS4.
The title was originally released by Konami in 1988, then it was taken to NES, Sega Saturn, PC and more. Now the players of PlayStation 4 can play the version of PlayStation 2 on the latest console, thanks to the feature through emulation.
As usual, users can share screenshots and videos, compete with online players to improve their position in the leaderboard. At the moment, there is no price for this title that you can find on the PlayStation Store.
The latest classic game that came to PlayStation 4 was Metal Slug Anthology, a collection of SNK for PlayStation 2 including Metal Slug, Metal Slug 2, Metal Slug X, Metal Slug 3, Metal Slug 4, Metal Slug 5 and Metal Slug 6.
With the release of Gradius II, this will be 29 PlayStation 2 games that you can play on PlayStation 4. The most recent titles available thanks to this feature are Primal, Wild Arms 3, The King of Fighters 2000 and Psychonauts.
Check out the description of Gradius II from the Asian PlayStation Store below:
GRADIUS II’ is a shooting game released by KONAMI in 1988. Players will control the super dimension fighter ‘Vic Viper’ in order to protect planet Gradius from the Gofer special forces. This is the best title from the GRADIUS series and a title of fame in the shooting game history having won multiple awards! This product includes 3 Japanese versions, and the 2 oversea versions with ‘VULCAN VENTURE.’