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Sony’s Playstation Now to stream PS4 games to PC soon

/ 07:12 PM March 14, 2017
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Sony’s Play Station Now cloud gaming platform has given gamers access to their favorite Playstation 3 titles to be played on Windows PC.

Now, the gaming giant is expanding its service to cover current-generation PS4 games.

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According to Sony’s latest blog post, the company will be discontinuing  its services on PS3, PS Vita, PlayStation TV and all supported smart TVs and Blu-ray players starting August.

The move is necessary to develop its PS4 and PC platforms services, which presumably will be the only one to retain the new streaming feature.

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The announcement comes on the heels of rival company Microsoft’s own monthly gaming subscription, Xbox Game Pass, which offers Xbox One and Xbox 360 games to its subscribers at a much lower cost.

The Playstation Now service sets back subscribers $19.99 (P1,006) monthly, while the Xbox Game Pass only costs $10 (P504) a month.  Khristian Ibarrola /ra

TOPICS: Playstaion Now, Playstation 4, Sony
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