The first part of the announcement, bringing the PlayStation Now cloud gaming service to the PC, will allow gamers to play some of the biggest and best PlayStation games around, including the “Uncharted, God of War, and Ratchet & Clank franchises” to their systems. The PC app will support all of the over 400 titles PlayStation Now currently offers to gamers, and should see the potential audience for the game streaming service balloon almost instantly.
The new adapter will work with both PlayStation Now and PS4 Remote Play, making it an almost essential purchase for anyone wanting to play PlayStation games on their computer, no matter the mechanism for getting them there in the first place.
As for the prerequisites of PlayStation Now, know that you will need a 5Mbps or faster internet connection and a PC with at least the following specifications if you are planning to get in on the action.
- Windows 7 (SP1), 8.1 or 10
- 3.5 GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8 GHz, AMD A10 or faster processor
- 300 MB or more storage
- 2 GB or more of RAM
- Sound card
- USB port