Sony has started with the successful ports of Days Gone and Horizon: Zero Dawn s first approaches, so far, the games of the in-house studios Via Steam and Co. offered purely on PS5 and PS4 are also available on the PC.
So far all of these PC ports appeared on Steam under the label PlayStation Mobile, meanwhile, Playstation PC LLC is responsible for the games. As out of an entry in the Cooperation Wiki, Sony has secured the name Playstation PC LLC already in April of this year. In the Epic Games Store, the new name is not yet visible.
Coming more PlayStation games for the PC?
In addition to the renaming of the label, the CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, made it clear in an interview with the GQ magazines at the beginning of the year that more PC ports are planned and in progress are:
There is a way to provide these great [first party-] games to a larger audience and perceive the cost-effectiveness of game development, which is not always easy. The cost of developing such games increase with each cycle, as the Success of the brand becomes ever bigger.
Currently, for 2022, the publication of Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection (contains Uncharted 4 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy) and God of War was planned for the PC.
Despite this lineup, Sony can not equal to the topic of PC ports with competitor Microsoft. Their games have been releasing for a long time for both their own Xbox consoles as well as for the PC.
How to play PS4 games on the PC?
In addition to the current portings for the PC Sony has launched the subscription streaming service PlayStation Nov some time ago. For 9.99 euros per month, you can stream various PS2, PS3 and PS4 games and play. On PS5 and PS4, the option available for selected games is also available to download the title and to gamble offline.
PS4 play with PS now on the PC
A matching controller is necessary on the PC, but this can also be controllers of third-party providers. Every month, the line-up of PS NOW will be extended to new titles, but others disappear again. Here are a few of the currently available games at a glance, maybe that s exciting for you:
The Last of US Part 2 (available until January 3, 2022)
Final Fantasy 7, Final Fantasy 8 Remastered (other FF parts planned for the next few months)
The complete list of available PlayStation Now games is available online.
So it remains to be seen which plans Sony has for the PC market. We stay in it and always provide you with the latest updates.
From Marc Schmidt
& Lukas Schmid
29.10.2021 at 10:38