Sony officially announces PlayStation Now Game Streaming service for Windows PCs

Sony PS Now Windows

PlayStation Now game streaming subscription is currently available on a various PlayStation platforms, including the PlayStation 4. Gamers can choose from more than 200 titles from the vast library of PS3 games.

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Sony has now officially announced PlayStation Now for Windows PCs. The app launches overseas in parts of Europe soon and will come to North America shortly thereafter. The DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor will let you connect a DualShock 4 to PC wirelessly, and will enable every feature of the controller you know and love: buttons, analog sticks, touch pad, light bar, motion sensors, vibration, and stereo headset jack – as long as the gaming application supports these features. It will be available in early September for a suggested retail price of $24.99.

Here are the recommended specs for running PS Now on your PC:

  • Windows 7 (SP1), 8.1 or 10
  • 3.5 GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8 GHz AMD A10 or faster
  • 300 MB or more; 2 GB or more of RAM
  • Sound card; USB port

A minimum 5Mbps connection is required to use PS Now on any device.

Yesterday, Joel Smith, Art Director of PlayStation VR Worlds, published a blog post discussing about building virtual reality worlds. His blog post leaked the information that PlayStation Now game streaming service is coming to Windows PCs. Actually, one of the images in his post had caption as “PS Now on PC Announce Post by PlayStation Europe, on Flickr”.

This image caption is not the only source for this news. French gaming news site Gamekult reported earlier this month that PS Now would first be announced for Windows on August 23. Also, there was an Amazon France product listing titled “DualShock USB adapter for PlayStation 4,” which may be the solution for Windows PCs to connect to DualShock 4 controller for playing PS Now Games.

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