PlayStation Now Is On Windows PCs in the US... Now

PlayStation Now Is On Windows PCs in the US... Now

Sony launches the PlayStation Now streaming app for a the Microsoft operating system.

Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that the PlayStation Now streaming app is available today for Windows PCs in North America. The app lets PC users access more than 400 PlayStation 3 titles, including exclusives like Uncharted, God of War, and Ratchet & Clank.

This month, the service is also getting six new games: Mafia II, Tomb Raider: Game of the Year Edition, Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, Heavy Rain, and Borderlands: Ultimate Edition. In October, the service will be adding Castlevania: Harmony of Despair to the catalog.

For a limited time, the 12-month subscription to PlayStation Now is being discounted. In addition to the 7-day free trial, players can pick up the 12-month sub for $99.99. That's a big drop from the current subscription options, which include $44.99 for 3 months or $19.99 for 1 month.

All games can be played with a DualShock 4 connected to your PC via USB, but players can also pick up the DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor. This allows the controller to work wirelessly and will also enable all DualShock 4 features, including the touch pad, light bar, motion sensors, vibration, and stereo headset jack. The Adaptor costs $24.99.

The recommended specifications for PlayStation Now on PC are as follows:

  • Windows 7 (SP1), 8.1 or 10
  • 3.5 GHz Intel Core i3 or 3.8 GHz AMD A10 or faster
  • 300 MB or more; 2 GB or more of RAM
  • Sound card; USB port
  • 5Mbps internet connection minimum (Wired connection recommended)

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Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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