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TGS2013: PlayStation App, or Facebook for gamers



TGS2013: PlayStation App, or Facebook for gamers


The PlayStation App will appear on Android and iOS with the launch of PS4. What will this application offer us?

Thanks to the Playstation application, we will be able to stream mobile games to our smartphones or tablets, and the PS4 will then act as a server. This option is to eliminate downloading mobile games to all our mobile devices.

By selecting the “Connect to PS4” option, our phone or tablet will act as a second, smaller screen or controller. This feature is voluntary for each title and it will be up to the developer whether and how he wants to use it in his production. List of games that are guaranteed to be supported by PlayStation App it is very short. Knack, Driveclub, Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag and Watch Dogs – these are the applications that use the explained option.

However, the biggest advantage of the Playstation App can be the social features:

As you can see, the term I used in the title (“Facebook for gamers”) is not accidental here. I really like the fact that I will be able to stay in touch with all my friends without being at the console. The application will definitely be on my phone.

In the video below, you can see Shuhei Yoshida showcasing the application in Knack at the Sony conference at TGS 2013: