PS4 Games Are Planned To Make An Entry Into PlayStation Now; Expect Playing PS4 Games In PC

By Jeff Thompson - 14 Mar '17 07:27AM
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  • (Photo : Chung Sung-Jun/Getty) Sony is keen on PC gamers and getting them on board with PS4 Games through PlayStation Now.

Sony has recently announced that PlayStation Now, the cloud gaming services from the firm, will get PS4 games soon. As of now, the online gaming service has 450 games on the list, and most of them are PS3 games with no PS4 games in the list. When the subscription service by the console major gets further development according to the latest announcement, it would also give a chance to play the PS4 games on a PC for the subscribers of the service.

Interestingly, when the new games getting added to the streaming service, it would also expect to make a subscription fee that is in the range of $15 to $20 per month. Currently, the service charges $19.99 per month. There is no announcement on when the PS4 games get introduced into the service. The press release from Sony confirms that the testing is expected to start in a couple of weeks, and existing customers would get an invitation in their email. It further says that all the games from PlayStation will be provided through a single subscription service.

This means that PC gamers will get a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the PS4 exclusive games such as Uncharted 4, Alienation, Bloodborne, The Last Guardian, etc., in their computer without buying the console. While subscribing the service, the games won't get installed in the console or PC, but it gets launched from Sony data centers, and the gamers get video feed sent directly to their device over the internet. This means that nothing happens or stores locally.

Interestingly, the move is expected to take on the upcoming Xbox Game Pass service. The service from Xbox but gives the option to download the games locally and play it for a subscription charge of $9.99 per month. Interestingly, the diversity of game library will play a major role in whether these services can be a success or not.

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