Sony officially launches its streaming service that includes, in this first phase, a catalog of 600 titles Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced that PlayStation Now, a video game consumption service via streaming, has landed in Spain, as well as other countries such as Italy, Portugal, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden. This service, which works as a kind of « Netflix for video games », includes about 600 titles in this first phase.
The idea of this initiative is to allow users to consume via streaming, that is, instantaneously through the internet, different games without the need of having a physical copy or even having previously downloaded it. It works even from a PC. At the moment, there are titles of PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. This subscription service also allows you to download PS4 and PS2 video games directly to the PS4 console to play without connection and the native resolution of the title.
A balanced catalog
The question of the million, in this case, is, of course, to know the catalog closely. So far, include ” Red Dead Redemption “, ” Bloodborne “, ” Prey ,” ” Mafia III “, ” Sniper Elite 4 “, ” The Last of Us ‘,’ Batman: Arkham Asylum ,” ” Until Dawn ” and « God of War III », as well as fighting titles such as « Mortal Kombat X », « For Honor » or « WWE 2K18 », among others. But, also, some more familiar releases like ” Lego Batman III: Beyond Gotham”, ” Ratchet & Clank: All for one»Or« Sonic Generations ». The company promises that the catalog will be updated every month with new games, “so there will always be something new to discover.”
Another detail to take into account is, of course, the price, which is ultimately what can push consumers to try it. In this case, the subscription to the PS Now service has a price of 14.99 euros per month or 99.99 euros per year. In the case of Xbox Game Pass, a similar service previously launched by Microsoft has a cost of 9.99 euros per month.