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CES 2014: Playstation Now is Sony’s Gaikai-based game streaming service

         

CES 2014: Playstation Now is Sony's Gaikai-based game streaming service

Consoles? We do not want no stinkin’ consoles – now not with Sony’s new PsNow sport-streaming provider that offers you get entry to to Psgames from non-Playstation devices.

Comprising of video games made for all generations of Psfrom the unique Psas much as the Ps3, PsNow will permit you to play the video games on the brand new Playstation 4 as well as on smart TVs, smartphones and tablets.

The service is based on Gaikai tech that Sony acquired back in 2012.

Now then, now then

Once Playstation Now rolls out, Sony fans will be able to rent Playstation games by the title, or opt for a monthly subscription.

Although the games that will be available haven’t been announced yet, Sony says it’ll be a decent range, and has made The Last of Us and Beyond: Two Souls available to CES attendees (although only on Vita or Bravia TVs).

Playstation Now will enter a closed beta in the US later this month, will a full US roll-out scheduled for summer 2014.

Pricing is yet to be announced, and there’s no word on when the rest of the world can expect it but given that Sony hinted that Europe is in for a wait, we wouldn’t go holding your breath.

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