Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service is getting a really welcome characteristic: sport downloads. PS Now could be a kind Netflix-like subscription platform the place customers can stream PS2, PS3, and PS4 titles. Quickly, customers will have the ability to obtain these video games for offline play as properly. The corporate says that “virtually all” PS4 video games will assist downloads, as will all PS2 titles. There’s no phrase on PS3 video games, although.
You’ll additionally have the ability to switch save information from the cloud to your console so you may play with out an web connection. Sony says that “you’ll need to attach your PS4 system to the web each few days to confirm your PS Now subscription, even for those who’re solely enjoying downloaded video games.”
PlayStation Now could be at the moment being provided at a reduced $9.99-a-month charge (or $99.99 a 12 months), and it gives greater than 600 video games, together with Bloodborne, Purple Useless Redemption, and The Final of Us. The addition of sport downloads comes as Microsoft continues to enhance its Sport Go subscription service, which it most not too long ago did by including an precise console to a bundled subscription bundle.
Sony says that downloads can be rolling out “over the following couple of days.”