Sony’s PlayStation Now game streaming service not too long ago underwent a bit of an overhaul thanks to a shift in pricing. There’s debate as to whether or not this was a move to compete with Google Stadia, which launches subsequent month. Even so, an argument can be produced that the price tag drop was to support usher in the subsequent-generation. The reasoning could be each or neither. But, the second notion absolutely holds a bit extra weight now, taking into consideration Sony has confirmed PS Now will make its way to the PlayStation five.
According to DualShockers, this unsurprising nugget of news surfaced in this week’s problem of Famitsu. Reportedly, the magazine functions an interview with Yasuhiro Osaki from Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Network division. In the interview, Osaki confirmed Sony’s plans to incorporate PS Now on the subsequent-gen console. Moreover, he revealed that the organization at present does not intend to assistance the streaming service on smartphones.
Osaki also addressed the service’s continued evolution. With the likes of God of War and Uncharted four: A Thief’s Finish not too long ago landing on PS Now, although for a restricted time, numerous wonder whether or not other large titles will make the jump. Apparently, that is certainly the case. Osaki told Famitsu the service will add extra preferred titles just about every month. This implies subscribers must count on to see an raise in the quantity of restricted time offerings, also.
Quickly following announcing PS Now’s price tag drop, Sony unveiled extra information about the PlayStation five itself. Initial and foremost, as rumors have lengthy recommended, the subsequent house console from Sony will launch through vacation 2020. Moreover, Sony unloaded facts about the upcoming console’s SSD, controller, Blu-Ray player, and significantly extra.
[Source: Famitsu via DualShockers]