Remote Play PC is exactly what its name implies: an application that tricks the PS4 into thinking a PC is a Remote Play device.
The app operates similarly to the Remote Play mobile app available for Sony phones (and other Android phones, via workarounds).
If you’ve ever wanted to play your PS4 games on your PC, you’ll be pleased to hear you’ll soon be able to. However, Twisted has extended the capabilities to PC users with a native Windows app. That means that you’ll be able to boot up your favorite PlayStation 4 first-person shooter and blast away with a mouse and keyboard – the way it should be played in the first place.
It’s been made possible by user Twister, who has shown evidence of the app working seamlessly and much to the delight of PS4 users who are very excited about this breakthrough. In order for Twisted to continue to support the feature, he is charging £6.50/ $10 Dollars for the app when it launches on Wednesday. Release it for free!’ hear me out.
Experts at games websites like Kotaku say they fear he’ll “run into a Sony-branded snag” and that they see “Sony taking exception to someone tapping into their functionality for profit” amid suggestions they’ll shut it down. Remote Play PC also supports the PlayStation controller, and it tricks the console into thinking that it’s streaming to a PS Vita. But then again, if this developer can provide such functionality with seemingly decent performance, we’re wondering why Sony hasn’t coughed up its own solution by now.
Last updated: Tuesday 24 November 2015
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