Sony has announced that the long-awaited PlayStation 4 Remote Play capabilities that will offer the ability to remotely play PS4 games on your Mac or PC will be available on Wednesday.
Remote Play will work with OS X 10.10 Yosemite and OS X 10.11 El Capitan on Macs, and PCs will need to be running Windows 8.1 or 10 or later. A single DualShock 4 controller will need to be connected to your Mac or PC via a USB cable to control games.
With this update, we’re expanding PS4’s Remote Play capabilities to work with Windows PC and Mac.
Remote Play on PC / Mac is compatible with the following system software:
- Windows 8.1
- Windows 10 or later
- OS X 10.10
- OS X 10.11
You’ll be able to select from the following resolution and frame rate options, depending on your Internet bandwidth.
- Resolution options: 360p, 540p, 720p (Default: 540p)
- Frame rate : Standard (30fps), High (60fps) (Default: Standard)
You can use one DualShock 4 as the controller for Remote Play, which needs to be connected to your PC / Mac via a USB cable.
After the system software update launches, you’ll be able to download the Remote Play Installer here.
In addition to the new Remote Play feature for Mac and PC computers, Sony will also be releasing PlayStation App version 3.50. The main new features of that update will be:
- User Scheduled Event (Users can schedule gameplay sessions with friends)
- Dailymotion has been added to Live from PlayStation
- Other players’ shared activities appear in your activities