After Xbox One rolled out Backward Compatibility for Xbox One, and Streaming to Windows 10 PC from the console directly, Sony added its own mix with announcement of PlayStation Now. This service lets you stream PS3 games to PS4, and Windows 10, 8.1, 7 PC over Internet. The good side you aren’t dependent on your console, the bad side is you will end up consuming good chunk of bandwidth on it.
The flip side is that you need to spend at least $19.99 for one month. You can start with a 7 day trial, and if you are happy, grab one year-long subscription for $99.99 which is comparatively super cheap.
So what do you get with PlayStation Now ? The service offers400+ f PS3 games to your PS4 and Windows PC including PlayStation exclusives, greatest hits, acclaimed masterpieces and games for the whole family. When it comes to Windows 10 PC, there is a system requirement that you will need to check against your PC. Good thing is its not that heavy!
- PC Minimum Requirements
- Windows 7 (SP 1), 8.1 or 10
- Core i3 2.0 GHz
- 300 MB
- 2 GB RAM
- Sound card; USB port
Apart from this you will need to invest in a compatible DualShock®4 controller or a DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor ( $24.99) and a 5Mbs or greater broadband Internet connection. The service is available only in US and Canada right now.
If you always wanted to play games on your PC without investing too much on the rig, this is going to be super useful, compared to emulators, and works if you can grab the controller, and have great internet connection. Sound like a good deal, let us know if you are going for this.
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