Posted Tue Aug 23, 2016 at 12:13 PM PDT by Tyler Treese
DualShock 4 USB wireless adaptor also announced.
Sony's gaming streaming service will be coming to PC later this year. The company announced on their blog that PlayStation Now, which allows gamers to stream a library of over 400 PlayStation 3 games, will be launching in Europe "soon" and in North America "shortly thereafter." This significantly increases the service's reach as it's currently only available on PlayStation gaming systems, Sony Blu-ray players, and select Samsung and Sony TVs.
Since PlayStation players will soon have a reason to be playing games on PC, the Japanese company also announced that a wireless adaptor for the DualShock 4 controller is also coming. This USB dongle will launch in early September and cost $24.99. It will work with both Windows and Mac computers, and allow players to use the DualShock 4 wirelessly on PC (as announced the adapter will enable every feature of the controller you know and love: buttons, analog sticks, touch pad, light bar, motion sensors, vibration, and stereo headset jack – as long as the gaming application supports these features. ).
DualShock 4s will also work with PlayStation Now on PC using a USB cable. The wireless adapter cupports one controller at a time, but a second controller can be connected directly via USB cable for local multiplayer in PS Now games.
PlayStation Now's subscription service currently features 400 games, and 50 new titles were added in June of this year.
PlayStation Now launches on PC "soon" and the DualShock 4 wireless adaptor is set for a September release.
Source: PlayStation Blog
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