Sony’s Playstation is coming with new peripheral gadgets that is an obvious toe-testing the PC gaming arena with an introduction of PS Now and a wireless USB adaptor which is set to allow gamers to play select video games on their computers.
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 news broke on Playstation Blog where they also detailed the titles coming to the PC library of PS4 games (the service called PS Now), gamers can play via PC with the USB adapter / PS controller:
This [USB adapter + controller] will bring a wide selection of PlayStation exclusive titles to Windows PC for the very first time, including entries in the Uncharted, God of War, and Ratchet & Clank franchises, as well as beloved PS3 games like The Last of Us and Journey. Current subscribers have a new way to access PS Now’s library of over 400 games, and the PC app provides a new way for even more gamers to discover and play the service.
Sony’s DualShock 4 USB Wireless Adaptor is slated to launch in early September, and will cost you about $25 USD / probably $20+ GBP.
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