Sony Interactive Entertainment’s cloud gaming service, PlayStation Now (PS Now) is heading to PC later this month, according to a rumor.
PS Now service allows users to pay for access to a selection of original PlayStation 3 titles on either a per-game basis or via a subscription, with plans to offer PlayStation 4 titles in the future, and possibly also PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation Portable titles.
Non-PlayStation devices requires a DualShock 3 or 4 controller for the service to work, since the games have been designed and best played with the DualShock interface.
According to Gamekult’s sources, PS Now for PC’s announcement is planned for August 23, first launching in Belgium, Netherland and UK with United States and Canada following a week later.
If PS Now service makes it to PC, you will soon be able to stream PS3 games on your PC.
Windows 7 and above will be supported, 5 Mbps internet connection internet connection and a compatible controller is also needed.
The number of games expected to be compatible for PC wasn’t mentioned.
Currently over 400 PS3 games are available to stream in PlayStation Now service. There are two ways to stream games in PS Now, as a subscription based service with unlimited access to all games or renting games individually. You can rent the games in one of four time-frames: 4-hour, 7-day, 30-day, and 90-day.
PlayStation Now subscription service features three pricing options: $19.99 for a month, $44.99 for three months and $100 for a year.
Now we just have to wait for August 23 for the announcement, what do you think about PS Now service making its way to PC? let us know in the comments!
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