We made a logical guess, and we were right. It's good to be the king.
Sony has revealed its new Dualshock 4 adapter at the same it announced that PS Now would be coming to the PC. The new adapter will sell for $24.99 when it becomes available in September, and will connect the DS4 to any PC or Mac. The adapter can be used with PS Now and the Remote Play app for your computer.
As for PS Now, it will be roilling out "soon" in parts of Europe, then come to the United States after that. The streaming service "will bring a wide selection of PlayStation exclusive titles to Windows PC for the very first time, including entries in the Uncharted, God of War, and Ratchet & Clank franchises, as well as beloved PS3 games like The Last of Us and Journey. Current subscribers have a new way to access PS Now’s library of over 400 games." Apparently, the full library of games will be available.
Recommended specs for PS Now on the PC:
- Windows 7 (SP1), 8.1 or 10
- 3.5 GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8 GHz AMD A10 or faster
- 300 MB or more; 2 GB or more of RAM
- Sound card; USB port
- A minimum 5Mbps connection
PS Now runs $19.99 for a month, or $44.99 for three months. What they haven't made clear in this announcement is whether or not you'll need to own a PlayStation 4 in order to stream PS Now games to your PC, or if the application will offer some form of emulator, allowing non-PS4 owners to take part in the subscription. Stay tuned