Sony is testing the ability to stream PS5 titles to PS5 consoles via the cloud. This feature should eventually become available to PlayStation Plus Premium subscribers. With this, users no longer need to download games to their console first.
The opportunity applies to “sponsored” PS5 games that can be played as part of a PS Plus subscription, Sony says on its PlayStation blog. This also includes “Game Trails”, which are games that can only be played for a limited time. In addition, it should also be possible to run “certain” games that users have purchased digitally through the cloud in this way. When this option becomes available, don’t mention Sony. The company says it is only now in the “early stages” and will provide more information later.
Currently, it is already possible to stream select PS4 games on a PS5 console via the cloud, including the entire available catalog of classic PS1, PS2, PS3 and PSP games. All of these things only relate to games that are available as part of a PS Plus subscription.
It is already possible to stream games from PS5 to phones and PCs via Remote Play. There will also be a special mobile device that can stream PS5 games over a WiFi connection in this way. However, these games still need to be downloaded to the user’s PS5 console.
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