Like movies, TV, and music before it, the video game industry is currently going through a paradigm shift toward subscription services. Microsoft’s Xbox has Xbox Game Pass, and Sony’s PlayStation has PlayStation Now – subscription services that offer access to an evolving library of games. Despite the massive success of […]
Like movies, TV, and music before it, the video game industry is currently going through a paradigm shift toward subscription services. Microsoft’s Game Pass and Apple Arcade are leading the charge, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. The shift has been majorly beneficial to video game fans, who […]
You can cancel your PlayStation Now subscription right from your PS4, just by going to your “Account Management” menu. You’ll need to cancel your PlayStation Now account to avoid being charged for the service if you don’t want it. Cancelling your account will keep PlayStation Now active until the start […]
You cancel subscriptions on your PS4 directly on the console or on a computer. You may want to cancel subscriptions if you do not want to pay for the next period – otherwise, your PS4 subscriptions will renew automatically. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. When you sign up […]
A subscription for playing a PS4 online could cost you as little as $US4.99 a month, depending on the particular plan you choose. There are two online gaming subscriptions for the PS4:PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now – which cost the same but offer different features. PlayStation Now is a Netflix-like […]
Sony’s latest firmware update for the PlayStation 4 will let you stream games to your Android phone, so long as you’re running Android 5.0 or later. The Remote Play feature sends a streaming video feed from your PlayStation 4 directly to your smartphone or PC, so you can play from […]
Sony has announced a price cut for PlayStation Now, the company’s video game streaming service. For $US10 per month, players can stream hundreds of PlayStation games directly to their PS4 or PC. PlayStation Now subscribers can also download PlayStation 4 games to their console. The new price matches Microsoft’s Xbox […]
Unlike other consoles, the PS4 is not backwards compatible, meaning that you can’t play older PS3 games on a PlayStation 4. With a PlayStation Now subscription, however, you can download and play PS4, PS3, and PS2 games on your PlayStation 4 console or on a PC. PlayStation Now subscriptions unlock […]
Every major tech company, from Apple to Amazon to Google, is trying to create a “Netflix of gaming” service. The idea is simple: Stream high-quality games to any device, regardless of how much processing power that device has. Thus far, Sony is the only company that has actually launched a […]
Amazon is working on a video game streaming service, like Netflix but for video games, according to a new report in The Information. Amazon’s competition at Microsoft and Google are already openly preparing similar services. And Sony is out ahead of everyone else: The company has been operating the PlayStation […]
Project xCloud is a new video game streaming service capable of bringing high-end Xbox games to a range of devices, including smartphones and computers. The online service will stream the game from remote cloud servers to the user’s device, removing the need for high-powered consoles or gaming computers. Project xCloud […]
Sony’s PlayStation 4 is the most popular video game console in the world. Over 80 million PS4 consoles have been sold across the past five years, which puts Sony ahead of both Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Switch by tens of millions of units sold. But that dominance also puts […]
Sony will now allow PlayStation Now subscribers to download dozens of full PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 2 games for offline play. Previously, the $US20 per month PlayStation Now service only streamed games to users, requiring a constant internet connection to play. The change makes PlayStation Now a direct competitor to […]
Microsoft’s Xbox group is in a weird place. It has sold an estimated 30 to 50 million Xbox One consoles, putting Microsoft in a distant second place in the console race behind Sony’s PlayStation 4 with more than 75 million. And Nintendo’s Switch console? It’s a runaway success. In just […]
YouTube? Netflix? That stuff's old hat at this...
An interesting partnership.