According to an announcement made by Sony, PlayStation Now is set to add PlayStation 4 games to its streaming catalog.
Beginning “soon,” PlayStation Now subscribers will be able to get PS4 games alongside the already present list of PS3 games on both PS4 and PC. Good news is that this is included in the standard subscription and not as any sort of premium add-on, which means you won’t have to pay extra to enjoy and as of now there aren’t any hints towards any increase in the service’s current price ($20/month or $45/three months).
While this is great news, for now there hasn’t been any mention of specific games that are confirmed. It is however very likely that they’ll be smaller or older games as opposed to a game such as Horizon: Zero Dawn.
Before PS4 games go live for all PlayStation Now subscribers, Sony will conduct a “private test” through select subscribers in the “next few weeks.” The lucky people selected will be informed via email.
This latest news is a swift follow up to Sony’s earlier announcement that PlayStation Now will no longer support platforms other than PC and PS4 in the coming months. It said at the time, “[W]e decided to shift our focus and resources to PS4 and Windows PC to further develop and improve the user experience on these two devices. This move puts us in the best position to grow the service even further.”
Adding PS4 games to the service seems to be Sony’s way of making the first few strides towards making good on that promise.