it's called backwards compatibility!
Who hasn't had discussions like this over the years? Oh fine, maybe you're just cooler than me. But I bet you have friends that you don't like to admit are friends who have discussions just like this all the time.
Rocco Botte, Derrick Acosta and Shawn Chatfield of Mega 64 created the video short New Consoles, Then and Now that shows how gamers reacted to video game news back in the year 1999 compared to how they react now.