PlayStation Now coming to PC

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    Sony has announced that its game streaming service, PlayStation Now, will be coming to Windows PCs this fall. Playstation Now is a monthly based subscription service, which lets users stream Playstation 3 games over the internet. This announcement comes alongside the reveal of a new $24.99 DualShock 4 adapter, which lets you officially connect your controller to your PC, without use of third party drivers.

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  2. Justinde75

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    Hope this can be used with PS4 games soon. Sounds neat, but probably has a ton of lag
     
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    If you have shit internet, then yeah. You'll have lag. But, yeah..it sounds nice.
     
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    I tried out PS Now in one of the closed betas on a 20/5 wireless connection, it worked fine. There was some lag there, but not enough to hinder playing.
     
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    Same I finished a couple of games with it in the EU beta and it worked great. Finished GoW3 and Ratchet & Clank no issues.
     
  6. Xenon Hacks

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    I can't wait for this I will gladly pay for this service.

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    Scratch that they don't have Onimusha or Zone of the enders :nayps3:
     
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    Meh. I'd sooner have an emulated PS3 than use a streaming service.
     
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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO..........

    Oh wait you want actual words for this post so you don't delete it huh? Okay then.
    1. WHY
    2. IS PS consoles not enough?
    3. NO NOP NOPE!
    4. Sony i swear if you end up being like konami.......
    5. Okay, reason may be good perhaps, but don't we already have remote play?
    Now that is out the way, Time for a nap, i need to recover all that used energy. :glare:

    (really, first price increase of ps+ then more of PS now? I still waiting for my phantasy star online 2 for vita, and the online better be free.) :ninja:

    Do i have to remind everone of E3 2006?
    GIANT ENEMY CRABS?
    FIVE HUNDRED AND NINTY-NINE US DOLLARS?
    BANANA BOOMERANG CONTROLLER?

    Where the facepalm face for one of these little yellow guys.... :nayps3:
    Okay that works.
     
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    I had a free trial for a month, and used it on my PS4 and Vita. Vita's wifi chip is pretty bad, but the streaming was acceptable. Ethernet PS4 worked near flawlessly. Was really surprised how well it worked.
     
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    No love for Mac users?
     
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    Dude calm down. Don't overreact about something like this. They are just offering thier services. Geez
     
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    PS Now worked great with my Vita, other than the occasional lag. Can't use it on my Vita though since I've been using it for henkaku, so ps now on PC is great for me. Also, does anyone know if ps now on PC will work with a DS3 or another controller other than DS4?
     
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    To each to their own I guess, but you cannot ignore Mac users since they do make up a good percentage of people.
     
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    Behind a screen reading news
    Sadly that seems to be true :ohnoes:
     
  16. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    If by "good percentage" you mean something like a whole 8% of the market share where Windows dominates at around 85%, sure.

    As for PS Now, neat I guess. Game list nowadays seems to be more PS3 exclusives, so that's good for people who never bothered with a PS3 and have an average internet connection.
     
  17. sandytf

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    I'll buy a couple adapters, but I'm not interested in Playstation Now.
     
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    Yeah I was invited to the German Beta a few months back (god we're far behind).
    My internet isn't the greatest but hot damn the lag was nearly non existent.
    I hope PC players will finally be able to enjoy Demon's Souls.
     
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    I forgot
    Demon's Souls isn't on PSNow :sad:
     
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  20. Naridar

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    There goes my reason to buy a PS3. Uncharted, The Last of Us, Ratchet & Clank, Disgaea, Eternal sonata (non-beta), all the good exclusives! Probably will just buy 1-2 month and binge play then if I can.