Good news! Gamers, You can play PlayStation 4 exclusives games like Uncharted 4 and The Last of Us, God of War Remastered on your PC. Sony is taking the PS4 catalogue to its streaming game service PlayStation Now, the company announced today in a blog post.
Sony said: “PS Now will bring their epic and much-admired PS3 games streamed via the cloud on abundant Internet-connected devices; giving many people the chance to experience the world of PlayStation.“
The announcement do not focuses that much on details, yet we know that every game in the service, including PS4 games, will be part of a single Play Station Now subscription. Sony is holding a secluded test in the next few weeks, and said it will share more information earlier to launch.
Past month, Sony said it’s dropping PS Now support on every platform excluding PC and PS4, so it can focus on building a better user experience. The cutting program list includes PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation TV, Samsung smart TVs, Sony Blu-ray players, Sony Bravia TVs these services will be ineffective on those platforms on August 15th of this year.
Sony’s move comes in less than a month after Microsoft revealed its own service called Xbox Game Pass, which offers about more than 100 titles from the Xbox 360 and Xbox One libraries for $10 a month. It is just like “Netflix-for-games”. Similarly, Gamers can spend £12.99/$19.99 per month for unrestricted access to the entire PlayStation Now library, with a seven-day free trial to go with. You were previously able to rent individual games, but Sony appears to have removed that option from their services. PS Now which allows you to play games without installing them on your device.
Because the game run on Sony’s servers, you don’t need a high-end computer to play them – instead the issues depend upon the speed and reliability of your internet connection. You can pause games at any time, anywhere resume from the save point on any different device, thanks to cloud saving technology, and PS Now also supports PSN features such as online multi-player, trophies and messages.