Sony hit the news after it bought Gaikai in 2012 to stream high-end gaming videos. It has recently made its PlayStation Now streaming service official. With the facility of streaming service, you will be able to pick your favourite PS3 games and enjoy without those lengthy downloads or patches. To be precise, it offers you a freedom of gaming at any time whenever there is a chance of it.
Amazing Features of PlayStation Now
Even after having a strong internet connection, players face issues with the games sometimes. However, PlayStation Now is smooth sailing for all. While playing on it, you will face fewer lags and will be awestruck with the quality of its image. Whether you are playing a fast-paced puzzle game or any other, you will have a very smooth experience.
#2-Quick to Start
Starting with PlayStation Now is very easy. All you need to do is select the PS Now section of the PlayStation Store. You?ll then need to explore the library of games and select the one you wish to play. With this, you will also have to decide upon the duration for which you want the rental plan to last. It will be no surprise if you will be able to play the resourceful, 19GB Uncharted 2 in less than a minute. It is simply amazing!
#3-No Backward Compatibility Issues
Yes, it is true that PlayStation Now is available on different platforms. Whether you are a Blu-ray player or use gaming platforms of Vita and PS4, you will be able to use PlayStation Now streaming service. With it, you can also explore the games like Catherine, Puppeteer and others. This all can be done without the need of a PS3 as well.
#4-Not the Netflix of Gaming
Considering the current state of affairs, it is clear to state that PlayStation Now have only two rental options as of now. Players considered it to be the Netflix of gaming, but it is not. Until date, it does not have any subscriptions for the UK players, which is quite disappointing. The company remarks that after it gets the subscriptions for a better choice of games, it will be able to make PlayStation Now services like that of Netflix.
#5-A Bit Expensive
This one is on an expensive side. You need to note that second hand games can be bought for the same price as new or a little less. By visiting CEX, you can get Uncharted 2 and other games for ?4 only. When you buy games from the PS store, it costs you much less than buying it from other sources especially if you are buying Big Sky Infinity.
So, the above features will give you a bit of an idea about what to expect from the PlayStation Now live streaming service.
There are plenty of games available and if you?re looking for quality, and don?t mind spending a bit, then this service from Sony is definitely worth it!