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PlayStation Now coming to PC, DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor Unveiled

Today, via the PlayStation Blog Sony revealed that PlayStation Now is coming to Windows PC. Additionally, it also revealed a new device: a DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor.

First up, the PlayStation Now news:

  • The app launches overseas in parts of Europe “soon” and will come to North America shortly thereafter.
  • The whole library of PlayStation Now will come over.
  • The recommended specs for running PS Now on your PC:
    • 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
  • A minimum 5Mbps connection is required to use PS Now on any device.

For more info on PS Now, including the full library of games, visit: PSNow.com.

Now, for DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor:

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  • It will launch early September at $24.99
  • The adaptor will let you connect a DualShock 4 to PC and Mac wirelessly, and will enable every feature of the controller you know and love: buttons, analog sticks, touch pad, light bar, motion sensors, vibration, and stereo headset jack – as long as the gaming application supports these features.
  • The adaptor can play PS Now on a computer, but it can also be used for PS4 Remote Play on PC and Mac.

And that’s it folks. So dance or something.

My Opinion:

The pertinent news here is the PlayStation Now on PC, specifically the questions it posies. Does this mean PS4 exclusives in the future will come to PC? Was this always the Plan? Or is PlayStation Now under performing in subscribers? QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS. Only time will tell. For now, PC players rejoice, Uncharted sloppy seconds are coming your way!


Tyler Fischer is a Senior Writer for MONG who plays video games when he’s not busy researching alien conspiracy theories at 2AM. You can find him on Twitter.

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